Wounded Galaxies to celebrate William Burroughs’ birthday

The Media School Report • Nov. 1, 2017

Wounded Galaxies 1968: Beneath the Paving Stones, the Beach Festival and Symposium is a festival of experimental media and academic symposium that will take place Feb. 5-11 on IU’s campus.

The festival/symposium will kick off with a birthday party for postmodernist author William S. Burroughs at 7 p.m. Feb. 5 at The Blockhouse, 205 S. College Ave.

The event will include a screening of the 26-minute experimental documentary Jean Genet in Chicago and a musical performance by Bloomington-based Urban Deer.

The event is free. The Burroughs Century will accept $5 suggested donations.