Mencken Day 2014 will be held September 13, 2014, at the Enoch Pratt Free Library, 400 Cathedral Street, Baltimore, MD.
10:30 AM: Mencken Society Annual Meeting with guest speaker Marion Elizabeth Rodgers. Marion’s latest book is H. L. Mencken: The Days Trilogy, Expanded Edition (The Library of America, 2014).
2:00 PM: The 2014 Mencken Memorial Lecture: “H. L. Mencken: Racist or Civil Rights Champion?”, presented by Larry S. Gibson, professor of law at the University of Maryland School of Law. Mr Gibson is the author of Young Thurgood: The Making of a Supreme Court Justice (Prometheus Books, 2012)
Reception and book signing immediately following in the Poe Room.
10AM—5:00PM: The Mencken Room is open to the public.
6:00PM—9:00PM: Saturday Night Club (for Mencken Society Members only), 10 West Hamilton St.