Podcast

NMS Podcast 23: Mailer / Leeds 1987

In this return of the NMS Podcast in 2016, host Justin Bozung pays tribute to Mailer scholar and one of the co-founders of the Mailer Society, Barry Leeds, who passed away in 2015. Via archival audio, Mailer and Leeds discuss a variety of topics in the mid-80s such as: Ernest Hemingway, Gary Gilmore, Joan Didion,…

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The Barry Leeds Travel Fund

Dr. Barry H. Leeds, Emeritus Professor of English at Connecticut State University, died on April 15,2015. Barry was one of the co-founders of the Norman Mailer Society, and served as its Vice President since the Society’s founding in 2003.  He wrote extensively on the life and works of his good friend, Norman Mailer, including his…

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CCSU Celebrating Barry Leeds

Dr. Barry Leeds, a longtime favorite in the English Department of Central Connecticut State University, passed away last April. To celebrate his nearly 50 years of service to CCSU, the Department of English is hosting a memorial for Dr. Leeds, to which current faculty, retired faculty, students, friends, and alumni are invited. The event will…

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Barry H. Leeds

Barry H. Leeds Barry H. Leeds, Ph.D., 74, of Bristol, died Wednesday, April 15, 2015. Dr. Leeds, CSU Distinguished Professor of English at CCSU, had taught at that institution for 47 years, since January 1968, and had a teaching career spanning over 52 years, including service at colleges and universities in New York City, Athens,…