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TN in TN

Submitted by on April 3, 2014 – 10:37 AM5 Comments


The Conference on Baseball in Literature and Culture is Friday!

I’ll be presenting “Casting Bullpen: The Next Great Baseball Biopic”; my fervent prayers willing, there will be visual aids. I’m on before lunch, if you want to drop by. There’s also usually an “executive-session Q&A” (read: “the participants going out to drink beer and bitch about their department heads”), which is TBD. The CBLC is in Murfreesboro at Middle Tennessee State, and I will be in Murfreesboro until Saturday.

Then, after depositing Dave Sr. at the airport, I head back to Nashville. Anyone wanting to do a small PM meet-up, I’m into it; no baseball knowledge required. I’m staying near Opryland. Suggestions? Warnings?

Watch the hashtag #TNinTN for updates!




  • Leslie says:

    Phat bites is a cool little restaurant close to where you will be staying. It is a food truck turned brick and mortar location.

  • Lizard says:

    Ha, it’s not too often I see my university represented! (I’m not in the English department though.) I’ll see if I can’t stop by the conference tomorrow.

  • Heather C. says:

    If you are looking for places to eat, may I recommend Two Ten Jack and Zumi Sushi (near Vanderbilt). Both are owned by a friend’s little brother, and I got the chance to eat at Zumi last summer. OMG, so very good, and lovely service. Two Ten Jack is pretty new, and serves Japanese food with a great bar (its a take on a Japanese-style pub).

    And if you get some time, go to Ryland Auditorium. It’s super-cool, and the acoustics are justly revered.

  • Sarah D. Bunting says:

    Good tips, folks. Should be getting back to N’ville proper around noon today.

  • Leslie says:

    Weezer is playing the ryman tonight and tomorrow night. Even more reason to go! Email me if you end up downtown

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