Carson McCullers in the World: International Conference at JCU


John Cabot University will host an international conference on the American novelist Carson McCullers from July 14 through 16, 2017.

Carson McCullers in the World: International Conference at JCU

Carson McCullers in the World

The conference, co-sponsored by JCU, the Carson McCullers Society, and the Carson McCullers Center for Writers and Musicians will feature presentations by McCullers scholars from around the world as well as numerous performances by artists and an art exhibition of work inspired by McCullers’s life and work.

The conference will also feature the European premiere of a short film, “A Tree. A Rock. A Cloud.” based on one of McCullers’s short stories, directed by the Hollywood actress Karen Allen, perhaps best known for her role as Marion Ravenwood in Steven Spielberg’s Raiders of the Lost Ark.

The conference’s host is JCU Professor Carlos Dews, an authority on the life and work of Carson McCullers and the editor of the recently published Collected Works of Carson McCullers (Library of America 2017).

For further information, please write to the conference organizers at  The conference registration fee is 100 euros.

Register for the conference.