CFP Mary McCarthy Society, American Literature Association Convention

 

The Mary McCarthy Society will sponsor a panel at the American Literature Association Annual Convention in Boston, MA, May 25-28, 2017.

Call for Papers: New Perspectives on Mary McCarthy

With the forthcoming Library of America collection of Mary McCarthy’s Fiction edited by Thomas Mallon (March, 2017), Mary McCarthy’s work continues to be relevant to us today. This panel will address new perspectives on Mary McCarthy’s contribution as a fiction writer, public intellectual, satirist, feminist, political activist, and social commentator. Please send 250 word abstract and brief bio to Sabrina.FuchsAbrams@esc.edu by January 15, 2017.

The American Literature Association’s 28th annual conference will meet at the Westin Copley Place in Boston on May 25-28, 2017 (Thursday through Sunday of Memorial Day weekend).  For further information, please consult the ALA website at www.americanliterature.org or contact the conference director, Professor Olivia Carr Edenfield at carr@georgiasouthern.edu with specific questions.

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Thomas Mallon and Frances Kiernan on Mary McCarthy at 92nd St. Y

Date: Sun, Apr 23, 2017, 11 am Location: Lexington Avenue at 92nd St Venue: Warburg Lounge Price: from $42.00

 

– See more at: http://www.92y.org/Event/On-Mary-McCarthy#sthash.MPZawWbo.dpuf

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    Mary McCarthy: The Complete Fiction (2C) (Library of America)

    Mar 21, 2017

    by Mary McCarthy. Edited by Thomas Mallon
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Mary McCarthy Society Call for Papers at American Literature Association Conference

The Mary McCarthy Society will sponsor a panel at the 2015 American Literature Association Conference on May 21-24 in Boston, MA on the following topic:

Mary McCarthy: Past, Present, and Future
This session will consider Mary McCarthy’s historical contribution, her relevance today, and her future value as a writer, an intellectual, a political activist, a woman, an environmentalist, a humorist, and a voice of innovation and dissent. Please send abstracts and one-page CVs to Sabrina.FuchsAbrams@esc.edu by January 15, 2015.

For further information on the ALA convention see the following link:

http://americanliteratureassociation.org/calls/annual-conference/

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Open Road promotion, Mary McCarthy’s “Cannibals and Missionaries”

The electronic publisher, Open Road, is highlighting novels about art this month and is featuring Mary McCarthy’s novel, Cannibals and Missionaries, for a reduced price of $1.99.

For more information, go to http://www.openroadmedia.com/cannibals-and-missionaries.

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Hellman v. McCarthy on Theater Talk; PBS and CUNY TV

DICK CAVETT,
ROBERTA MAXWELL
and MARCIA RODD
Hellman v. McCarthy
on THIRTEEN:
Fri., September 5 at 1:00 AM

on CUNY TV:
Sat., September 6 at 8:30 PM
Sun., September 7 at 12:30 PM
Mon., September 8 at 7:30 AM, 1:30 PM & 7:30 PM

Actresses Roberta Maxwell and Marcia Rodd join talk show host Dick Cavett to discuss their roles as Lillian Hellman, Mary McCarthy and Dick Cavett respectively in the play Hellman v. McCarthy. Written by Brian Richard Mori, it deals with the 1980 feud between the two eminent writers triggered by an appearance by McCarthy on Cavett’s show, during which she said of Hellman, “Every word she writes is a lie, including ‘and’ and ‘the’.”

Theater Talk co-hosts, Susan Haskins and Michael Riedel

Theater Talk, the series devoted to the world of the stage, is co-hosted by Michael Riedel, Broadway columnist for the New York Post and producer Susan Haskins.

For clips and highlights from the show, please visit
http://www.youtube.com/theatertalk

To watch the show in streaming video or iTunes, visit http://www.cuny.tv/show/theatertalk

Theater Talk also airs across the USA in satellite syndication on stations including those listed here:
http://bit.ly/syndicationtlk

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Hellman v. McCarthy off-Broadway

A new play, Hellman v. McCarthy, premieres at the Abingdon Theatre Company, March 14-April 13, 2014.

Play by Brian Richard Mori, directed by Jan Buttram, featuring Roberta Maxwell as Lillian Hellman, Marcia Rodd as Mary McCarthy, and Dick Cavett as himself.

The play is based on the infamous feud between McCarthy and Hellman when, as a guest on “The Dick Cavett Show,” McCarthy commented that “every word [Hellman] writes is a lie, including ‘and’ and ‘the'” A bitter lawsuit ensued and has become a legendary literary dispute.

http://www.abingdontheatre.org/

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