Category Archives: Society

Memphis Conference Information Posted

Society members have already received the email containing information about our upcoming Memphis gathering, but I wanted to post a note here to let you know that we’ve posted that information on the Web site, and it’s accessible from the handy link to your right. We’ll be updating this information as things change; check back […]

Memphis 2015: Conference Schedule

The main sessions of the conference will take place on Friday, October 9 and Saturday, October 10. We’ll run the same schedule we’ve used, quite successfully, for the past (this is hard to believe but true) 22 years: two 90-minute sessions of four papers each or panel discussions from 8:30 a.m. – noon with a […]

Memphis 2015: Plenary Dinner and Keynote

We’re pleased to announce that noted novelist Brian Evenson, a longtime Cormackian and a veteran of the First Conference on Cormac McCarthy in Louisville in 1993, will keynote our 2015 conference in Memphis. He is the author of a dozen books of fiction, most recently the story collection  and the novel (Tor 2012), both of […]

Memphis 2015: Lodging, Room Sharing, and Transportation

Lodgings at the University We have reserved blocks of rooms at the Fogelman Conference Center on campus for $79 per night (single only) and at the Holiday Inn at the University of Memphis, also on campus, for $129 per night (single or double).The deadline for reserving a guaranteed room is July 7, 2015. After that, […]

Memphis 2015: Registration

The early registration period has ended. Registration fees include: The opening reception on Thursday evening Admittance to all sessions Breakfast buffets on Friday and Saturday Refreshment and snack breaks during all sessions The plenary barbecue dinner and keynote on Friday evening For Society Members who are students, active duty military, or seniors: US$150.00 For regular […]

Memphis 2015: Submission Guidelines

Fifty Years of Cormac McCarthy The 2015 Conference of The Cormac McCarthy Society Co-sponsored by The Department of English at The University of Memphis Memphis, Tennessee October 8-10, 2015 Call for Papers Submission Deadline: July 1, 2015 This year marks the 50th anniversary of the publication of Cormac McCarthy’s first novel, The Orchard Keeper. To […]

Fifty Years of Cormac McCarthy

The University of Memphis Memphis, Tennessee October 8-10, 2015 Brian Evenson, Keynote The Cormac McCarthy Society and the Department of English at The University of Memphis announce Fifty Years of Cormac McCarthy, a conference commemorating the fiftieth anniversary of the publication of Cormac McCarthy’s first novel, The Orchard Keeper. Call for Papers [PDF for Printing […]

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 […]

Note from the President: University of Western Sydney Sponsors The International Conference Cormac McCarthy: Borders and Landscapes

In July of this year, the Writing and Society Research Centre at the University of Western Sydney sponsored and hosted Cormac McCarthy: Borders and Landscapes. This conference drew an international collection of scholars who presented a tremendous set of papers. Cormac McCarthy Society members and officers presented essays and keynotes, and the conference featured a […]

Call for Papers

The Cormac McCarthy Society will sponsor one to two panels at the American Literature Symposium: God and the American Writer. The conference will be held in San Antonio Texas from February 26-28, 2015. Please send one page abstracts to Steven Frye by November 1, 2014. Blog this! Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post Recommend on […]