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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 […]

Franco’s Blood Meridian Test Footage Released, et al.

For those of you who haven’t been paying close attention to the Forum, you may have missed this post the other day about  the test footage from James Franco’s apparently aborted film version of Blood Meridian: Or The Evening Redness in the West. The footage is here, and it includes a few remarks by Franco. Worth mentioning: […]

Sydney 2014: Call for Papers

Cormac McCarthy: Borders and Landscapes An International Conference Presented by The Writing and Society Research Centre at The University of Western Sydney and The Cormac McCarthy Society Sydney, Australia July 24-25, 2014 Call for Papers Taking Cormac McCarthy’s interest in place (as well as displacement) into consideration, the theme of this conference will be “Borders and Landscapes.” Some […]

Society Announces 20th Anniversary Conference Schedule

A keynote address by the indomitable Peter Josyph (with the understated title “How Cormac McCarthy Saved Civilization”) and a dinner celebrating the 20th anniversary of both All the Pretty Horses and the Cormac McCarthy Society highlight the Society’s just-released 20th Anniversary Conference Schedule. Four days of activities are planned, including presentations by over 40 scholars […]

20th Anniversary Conference Schedule

Download the Schedule [PDF] Berea College Berea, Kentucky March 6-9, 2013 Wednesday, March 6 2:30-4 p.m. Session I: John Grady Cole, Hisself The Skylight Room, Historic Boone Tavern The Character of John Grady Cole. Rob McInroy, Nottingham University. Cowboy Character in All the Pretty Horses. Phillip A. Snyder, Brigham Young University. John Grady Cole, the […]

Berea Conference Paper Submission Deadline Extended

The deadline for submitting abstracts for consideration for the All the Pretty Horses 20th Anniversary Conference has been extended. We will consider abstracts submitted through next Friday, December 14. If you’re planning to submit a paper proposal but have not, please email Rick Wallach and inform him of your intent. This is shaping up to […]

Society Announces Conference Rates and Lodging Information for 20th Anniversary Conference

The Cormac McCarthy Society has completed preliminary arrangements for next year’s Conference in Berea, Kentucky. More information and the requisite payment button can be found on the new Conference Rates, Lodging, and Transportation Page. For my part, I’d like to add two comments. First, this conference is going to be a great event; if at […]

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 […]

Society Formally Announces 20th Anniversary Conference, Celebration of All the Pretty Horses

The Cormac McCarthy Society is pleased to announce that plans are underway for its 20th Anniversary Conference, to be held at Berea College in March of 2013. We’ve just posted a formal call for papers and more details about the Conference (also in PDF format), which will celebrate All the Pretty Horses and the Society at […]

Wallach to Keynote ALA 2012: McCarthy and Hemingway

The Society’s own Rick Wallach will be keynoting this year’s ALA Symposium in New Orleans, Louisiana. The Symposium, titled “Cormac McCarthy, Ernest Hemingway, and Their Traditions” will take place from October 4-6, 2012. We’ve added a page to our Conferences Section. For more information, visit the ALA’s Web site. The formal call for papers is here [PDF]. Blog […]