Spartanburg, SC – The Spartanburg Methodist College will host Flannery O’Connor at 90 on May 15 and 16, 2015 in Ellis Hall. In observance of the ninetieth anniversary of Flannery O’Connor’s birth, the Division of English at SMC will host the two-day conference honoring the distinguished short-story writer, essayist, and novelist. The event is open to the public and admission is free.
Papers from citizens, scholars, graduate students, and undergraduate students are currently being sought. Paper subject matter may include any aspect of O’Connor’s writings or her life. For more information, please contact Dr. Harry M. Bayne, Chairperson of the Division of English and Professor of English, email@example.com or 864-587-4381.
SMC is South Carolina’s only private, residential college exclusively for freshmen and sophomore students and one of only four colleges in South Carolina affiliated with the United Methodist Church. SMC’s mission is to transform lives in a values-oriented, student-centered atmosphere in the Christian tradition that encourages academic excellence, intellectual exploration, social awareness, and character development within the liberal arts tradition. Spartanburg Methodist College, founded in 1911, is proud of its heritage of providing “the opportunity TO BE your best and the inspiration TO DO great things.”
For more information contact: Yvonne Harper, Director of Public Information at Spartanburg Methodist College, (864) 587-4278, firstname.lastname@example.org