Rod Serling Archives to host Twilight Zone 50 Year Anniversary conference

Submitted for Your Approval

Celebrating 50 Years of The Twilight Zone is a conference dedicated to the works of Twilight Zone creator Rod Serling. The conference is set for Friday, October 2nd, and Saturday, October 3rd, 2009, at the Roy H. Park School of Communications at Ithaca College.

Ithaca College, where Serling taught from 1967 to 1975, is home to the Rod Serling Archives. The archives include an extensive collection of television scripts, film screenplays, stage play scripts, films, unpublished works, and other materials vital to scholarships associated with the author and television pioneer.

Previously, Ithaca College hosting the well-received Submitted for Your Approval in April 2006 and The Life and Legacy of Rod Serling in March 2008. Both conferences focused on the creative work of Rod Serling, offering research, anecdotes, and an opportunity to view some of the classics of early television.

The keynote speaker for the event will be Twilight Zone writer George Clayton Johnson.

Dates: October 2-3, 2009
Location: Roy H. Park School of Communications at Ithaca College, Ithaca, New York

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