Indiana University will host a series of events titled The Cultral Politics Of Ian Fleming And 007 to commemorate the year of the fiftieth anniversary of the first James Bond novel, Casino Royale. From May 9th to June 1st 2003. The university, which houses many of the rarist Fleming items including original manuscripts of Fleming’s James Bond novels, will welcome scholars from around the world who represent a ‘broad range of academic disciplines including literature, history, gender studies, modern culture and communications’. The university’s library will exhihit the school’s collection of Fleming material, including objects that are not normally available for public viewing. Other events will include film screenings and a display of some of the cars from the James Bond films.
For more information, visit Indiana University’s website.