Author Archives: Stacey Peebles (speebles)

Conference Proceeding as Planned

Our Cormac McCarthy conference (Aug. 31-Sep. 3) is proceeding as planned.  Our hearts are with our friends on the Texas coast, particularly in Houston.  Austin, however, has had only moderately heavy rain that is forecast to clear by Thursday. If you experience travel delays that affect your presentation time, please be in touch with us […]

Draft Schedule for Fall 2017 Cormac McCarthy Conference

Click here to see the Cormac McCarthy Conference Draft Schedule for the Cormac McCarthy Conference taking place Aug. 31-Sept. 3 in Austin!  You can also register for the conference here, and see general information and hotel information here. Blog this! Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post Recommend on Facebook share via Reddit Share with Stumblers […]

Registration Reminder and Schedule Information

Remember to register by July 15 for the 2017 Cormac McCarthy Conference taking place in Austin, Texas!  You can register here.  After July 15, registration rates will increase by $25. We are busy building the final schedule, which we’ll post soon.  Because of the number of excellent paper proposals we received, we will likely begin […]

Proposal deadline extended for Austin conference

Due to McCarthy’s recent publication of an essay in the journal Nautilus, as well as by popular demand, we are extending the proposal deadline for the Fall 2017 Cormac McCarthy Conference to May 1.   To reiterate the conference information: Fall 2017 Cormac McCarthy Conference, Sept. 1-3, Austin, Texas Papers on all topics relating to the […]

Registration for 2017 Cormac McCarthy Conference

Early registration for our next Cormac McCarthy conference, to be held September 1-3, 2017, in Austin, Texas, is now open!  Registration includes admittance to all conference sessions, events, meals, and receptions. (We’ll have more details about the schedule available soon.) Our keynote speaker will be Don Graham, Professor of English at the University of Texas […]

Fall 2017 Cormac McCarthy Conference Call for Papers

The Cormac McCarthy Society invites paper proposals for its Fall 2017 Conference, to be held Sept. 1-3 in Austin, Texas.  The submission deadline is April 15, 2017. Papers on all topics relating to the works of Cormac McCarthy, from all perspectives, are invited, including considerations of theatrical productions or film adaptations of his work, pedagogical […]

Fall 2017 Cormac McCarthy Conference

Mark your calendars! Friday, September 1 – Sunday, September 3 The Hilton, 500 E. 4th St., Austin, Texas We have finalized the date and location for our next Cormac McCarthy conference, which will take place in Austin, Texas, with events beginning Friday morning and ending mid-day on Sunday.  Some meals will be included in the registration […]

Survey and CFP for Approaches to Teaching Cormac McCarthy

Stacey Peebles and Benjamin West are co-editing the collection Approaches to Teaching the Works of Cormac McCarthy, a volume that will be part of the MLA’s Approaches to Teaching World Literature series. As part of the MLA’s process, we’re now opening a survey for folks to tell us about their own teaching practices, and the […]

The Cormac McCarthy Society Conference: Fifty Years of Cormac McCarthy

The University of Memphis October 8-10, 2015 This year marks the 50th anniversary of the publication of Cormac McCarthy’s first novel, The Orchard Keeper. To celebrate this milestone, The Cormac McCarthy Society and the Department of English at The University of Memphis will co-sponsor a conference devoted to McCarthy’s work. Information on registration fees is […]

McCarthy to be Honored at Knoxville Catholic High School

On Saturday, October 18, 2014, Cormac McCarthy will be recognized in a ceremony at Knoxville Catholic High School, his alma mater.  KCHS graduates David Valencia and Eric Theodore will present a plaque honoring the author and a charcoal drawing of McCarthy’s high school senior photograph, both of which will be hung in the school’s library. […]