Conference Rates, Lodging, and Transportation

The Cormac McCarthy Society’s
20th Anniversary Conference

Berea College
Berea, Kentucky
March 6-9, 2013

Conference Rates

The registration fees for The Cormac McCarthy Society’s 20th Anniversary Conference at Berea College in Berea, Kentucky on March 6-9, 2013 are:

Society Members Non-Members
Regular US$185 US$205
Students and Military US$165 US$185

The Conference registration fees cover:

  • the welcoming reception at the historic Boone Tavern on the evening of March 6
  • admission to all conference sessions
  • hearty breakfast and lunch on March 7 and March 8
  • refreshment breaks between sessions
  • roundtrip transportation between Boone Tavern and the Society’s 20th Anniversary Party at the beautiful Windswept Lodge (including full barbecue dinner and beverages)

We will offer special rates for admission to a single session (including refreshments). These are:

  • US$20 for a spouse or significant other of a presenter
  • US$25 for a Society Member
  • US$35 for a Non-Member

Additionally, a spouse or significant other of a presenter may attend the 20th Anniversary Party for US$25. A spouse or significant other of a presenter may attend a single session and the 20th Anniversary Party for the combined price of US$40.


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Lodging and Transportation

We have reserved a block of rooms at the historic Boone Tavern in downtown Berea, just a few minutes’ walk from the conference center on the college campus. We have secured excellent nightly rates, from $79 for a scholars’ special single bed to $89 for a queen single, $99 for a double, and up for more deluxe accommodations.

We will be organizing transportation to and from the Lexington, KY and Cincinnati Airports and will advise all members and registered participants of van or limousine schedules and rates as soon as our arrangements are completed. Watch this space for further information.

Room Sharing

The cost for a guestroom with two double beds is USD108.90 per night total including tax. Please email us if you want to find a roommate to share the expense of a room at the Boone Tavern with you. We will forward your email to anyone else who is also looking for a roommate, and vice-versa, so that you can make arrangements with them.

Please note that payment of the registration fee does not guarantee your room at the historic Boone Tavern. You must make your room reservations directly with the Tavern by calling their reservation number, 859-985-3700, or going to their web site at www.boonetavernhotel.com. Please let the clerk booking your room know you are with the Cormac McCarthy Society conference sponsored by Berea College to secure these very special rates. We urge you to act promptly, as the hotel is very beautiful but not very large. Though our rooms are being held until February 6, 2013, they may well be sold out by then.

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