"Sweet Dreams: The Life and Times of Patsy Cline," April 4, 2008
• 8:30–9:30 Registration
• 9:30–10:30 Plenary: Conference Keynote
Chair, Charles F. Bryan, Jr., Virginia Historical Society
Bill Malone, "Patsy Cline and a Changing South, from
Depression to Postwar Affluence"
• 10:30–11:00 Break
• 11:00–12:30 Joint Session: Dreams and Nightmares:
Patsy Cline and Her Community
Chair, Sandra G. Treadway, Library of Virginia
Mike Foreman and Warren R. Hofstra, "The Cultural Worlds
of Patsy Cline's Winchester"
Beth Bailey, "Patsy Cline and the Problem of Respectability"
• 12:30–1:30 Lunch (Boxed lunch provided)
• 1:30–3:00 Joint Session: Patsy Cline and the Major Media
Chair, Andrew Flory, Shenandoah Conservatory
Kristine M. McCusker, "'Walking After Midnight': Patsy Cline, Rose Maphis, and East Coast Country Music"
George Hamilton IV, "The Early Years: Hard Times and Good Times for Country Music in 1950s Washington, D.C."
• 3:00–3:30 Break
• 3:30–5:00 Joint Session: Sound and Image: Varieties of Patsy Cline
Chair, Paul Levengood, Virginia Historical Society
Jocelyn Neal, "Mixing Styles, Making Styles: Musical Analysis of Patsy Cline's Nashville Sound"
Joli Jensen, "Whose Patsy? Image, Cooptation and the Celebrity Process"
• 5:00–6:45 Dinner on your own
• 7:00–9:00 Concert
Organized with assistance from the Community History Project of Shenandoah University
and with support from the Virginia Foundation for the Humanities and Norfolk Southern.