Revelation and convergence: Flannery O'Connor among the Philosophers and Theologians
October 6-8, 2011
This academic conference brings together Flannery O'Connor scholars and enthusiasts interested in the philosophical and theological influences that shaped her imagination. Presentations will focus on particular thinkers upon whom O'Connor drew directly or figures whose works help illuminate her artistic vision for readers today.
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Conference events will include:
Multiple sessions of 20-minute presentation papers;
Documentary interviews with Flannery O'Connor's friends and associates, including clips of Sally Fitzgerald, Robert Giroux, Erik Langkjaer, and others, produced by director Christopher O'Hare;
Celebration of the Catholic Mass in remembrance of Flannery O'Connor;
Reading by William Sessions from his forthcoming biography of Flannery O'Connor;
Cocktail and dinner receptions.
From June 15, 2011 until October 5, 2011 all registration as well as payments must be submitted via Loyola University Chicago’s secured website MarketPlace.
$100 fee includes those conference meals designated on the Program page.
$50 fee for graduate students includes those conference meals designated on the Program page.
Conference scholarships are available for graduate students. Please email Mark Bosco, SJ, at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.