Monday, August 03, 2015

My Head Is Exploding!

Here is the opening night schedule for the Cormac McCarthy Conference in Memphis this coming October...

Rick Wallach, Ringmaster
Steve Frye, President
Stacey Peebles, editor, The Cormac McCarthy Journal
(Welcome by any designated representative of the University of Memphis – to be determined)
7:30 – 9:15 PM – Opening Panel, “Fifty Years of Cormac McCarthy”
1. Fifty Years of McCarthy’s Writing in Blood. David Harris, Deakin University (Australia)
2. Is Cormac McCarthy a Nihilist? Shane Schimpf, editor, A Reader’s Guide to Blood Meridian
3. Cormac McCarthy’s Anti-Landscapes. Michael Madsen, University of Southern Denmark
4. A Palimpsestuous Relationship: Cormac McCarthy’s Western Fiction and the Screenplay. David Otto Fitzgerald, University of Sydney (Australia)
5. The Human Clock. Candy Minx, independent scholar.
9:30 till whenever: The Musical Cormackians jam session, Eugene Young, compere: commons area, Fogelman ballroom, 4th Floor.

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