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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

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, […]

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. Registration Lodging & Room Sharing Plenary […]

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 […]