Mary McCarthy Society call for papers at 30th American Literature Association Convention

The Mary McCarthy Society will sponsor a panel at the American Literature Association Annual Convention in Boston, MA, May 23-26, 2019.

Call for Papers: The Many Lives of Mary McCarthy

With the recent reissuing of Mary McCarthy’s fiction by Library of America (Thomas Mallon, ed. 2017), this panel will consider all aspects of Mary McCarthy’s life and works. Some perspectives might include Mary McCarthy’s contribution as a fiction writer, public intellectual, satirist, feminist, political activist, social commentator, and friend. Comparative readings of McCarthy in relation to other writers and literary and cultural movements are welcome. Please send 250 word abstract and brief bio to Sabrina.FuchsAbrams@esc.edu by January 10, 2019.

The American Literature Association’s 30th annual conference will meet at the Westin Copley Place in Boston on May 23-26, 2019.  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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McCarthy Iconoclast Print Exhibition

Richard Lees, author of MM Centenary blogspot, in collaboration with Dr Barnaby Harran of the American Studies Department at Hull University, has a screenprint exhibition representing Mary McCarthy’s life and work entitled McCarthy Iconoclast, which will be shown in July this year at the Brodick Gallery in Hull, the UK City of Culture for 2017.  For further details, visit www.richardleesprints.co.uk

http://mmcentenary.blogspot.com/

 

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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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