Cormac McCarthy: Insecure Passages, Insecure Passengers

deadline for submissions: 
July 24, 2023
full name / name of organization: 
Jay Ingrao / SAMLA 95
contact email: 

Throughout his legendary career, Cormac McCarthy has dealt with existential insecurities at all levels of human experience.  This panel proposes to foster dialogue about this theme in McCarthy’s work.  Abstracts dealing with any of McCarthy's works are welcome for consideration, but we do seek a special focus on McCarthy’s last two published novels: The Passenger and Stella Maris.  Please send a 250-word abstract, a brief bio or CV, and any A/V or scheduling requests to Jay Ingrao ( and Justin Brumit ( by July 24th.

SAMLA 95(In)Security: The Future of Literature and Language StudiesThursday, November 9 to Saturday, November 11, 2023 Atlanta Marriott Buckhead Hotel & Conference Center

Atlanta, Georgia