2014 C.S. Lewis Summer Conference, July 21-31, 2014, Oxford & Cambridge, England
Afternoon Seminars & Workshops
CM-02 – Lewis Remembered: Visits with Friends of C.S. Lewis
What was it like to know C.S. Lewis as a friend? A stepfather? A benefactor? Meet with those who knew him best as family and friends of Jack Lewis reminisce about a man of integrity, scholarship, and humor. Gain an insider’s glimpse into formative influences on Lewis’s life. Consider how he integrated his Christian faith with work and personal pursuits. Beginning with a biography of Lewis’s life and conversion, each day’s discussion will introduce you to another of Lewis’s closest contemporaries. Special guest include: Walter Hooper, C.S. Lewis’s secretary, and Lawerence Harwood, son of inkling Cecil Harwood and Lewis’ godson.
Kim Gilnett — Marketing Associate for the School of Fine and Performing Arts, Seattle Pacific University. His abiding passion as an Anglophile and true Lewisian has made him a highly experienced and engaging tour leader. His intense study of Lewis has afforded him the opportunity to meet a number of Lewis’s friends and scholars. He has spent 20 summers at The Kilns, where he has been actively involved in ensuring the historical accuracy of its restoration and in the conduct of the Summer Seminars-in-Residence.