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Mapping 'Knoxville' Across Time, Media, and Cultures:

Tracing Unexplored Connections Between the Work of Cormac McCarthy, Annemarie Schwarzenbach, and Buddy and the Huddle

Events

October 4-6, 2018

  • 2018 Mountain Interstate Foreign Language Conference
    University of Tennessee, Knoxville
    • Session 19: German Studies I - Images, Texts, and Music in Germany and Beyond
      HSS 109
      Chaired by: Stefanie Ohnesorg, University of Tennessee, Knoxville
      • 10:15 AM - “Capturing Impressions of the Depression-Era: Annemarie Schwarzenbach's Photo-Journalistic Work about Knoxville and the Southeastern United States"
        Stefanie Ohnesorg, University of Tennessee, Knoxville
      • 10:45 AM - "The Suttree-Connection between Cormac McCarthy and Buddy and the Huddle"
        Bill Hardwig, University of Tennessee, Knoxville

Wednesday, October 10, 2018

  • Opening of the Exhibit "Mapping ‘Knoxville’ Across Time, Media, and Cultures:
    Tracing Unexplored Connections between the Work of Cormac McCarthy, Annemarie Schwarzenbach, and Buddy and the Huddle"

    2nd Floor Hodges Library
    Starting at 3:30 PM
    NOTE: The exhibit is located in the Commons area and will be on display until Nov.4, 2018.

Wednesday, October 10, 2018

  • Opening Reception/Exhibit "Mapping ‘Knoxville’ Across Time, Media, and Cultures: Tracing Unexplored Connections between the Work of Cormac McCarthy, Annemarie Schwarzenbach, and Buddy and the Huddle"
    Mary Greer Room, Hodges Library
    4 - 5 PM

Thursday, October 11, 2018

  • Film Screening
    Swiss Rebel. Annemarie Schwarzenbach 1908-1942
    French with English subtitles (56 min.)
    6:30 – 8 PM
    Hodges Library Auditorium

Tuesday, October 16, 2018

Wednesday, October 17, 2018

Tuesday, October 23, 2018

  • Film Screening
    Journey to Kafiristan
    German with English subtitle (101 min.)
    Not rated. Some sexually explicit content. Viewers discretion advised.
    2:30 – 4:30 PM
    Hodges Library Auditorium

Tuesday, October 30, 2018

  • Film Screening
    Je Suis Annemarie Schwarzenbach
    French with English subtitles (85 min.)
    Not rated. Some sexually explicit content. Viewers discretion advised.
    2:30 – 4:30 PM
    Hodges Library Auditorium
    Director Véronique Aubouy will be present and introduce her film. She will also be available for a discussion following the screening.

Wednesday, October 31, 2018

  • Knoxville Walking Tour: “On the Footsteps of Annemarie Schwarzenbach and Cormac McCarthy”
    Jack Neely, UT alumnus and founder and executive director of the Knoxville History Project
    9:45am to 11:45am
    Calhoun's On the River, 400 Neyland Dr, Knoxville, TN 37902
    This Knoxville Walking Tour will start on the riverfront at Volunteer Landing and lead form there via Market Square to the Old City. It will explore spaces and places depicted in Cormac McCarthy’s novel Suttree as well as in Annemarie Schwarzenbach’s photo-journalistic work about Knoxville from the 1930s.
    • Registration
      This Knoxville Walking Tour is free and open to the public. We need to limit the group-size to 25 participants and therefore advance registration is required. In order to reserve a space, please email Dr. Stefanie Ohnesorg and/or Dr. Bill Hardwig by 6 pm on Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2018, letting them know that you are interested in participating. Please have “Knoxville Walking Tour” in the subject line and include your name and contact information.

Thursday, November 1, 2018

  • Keynote talk, “Cormac McCarthy, the City, and Performance”
    Dr. Stacey Peebles, NEH Associate Professor of English and Director of the Film Studies Program, Centre College; Vice President of The Cormac McCarthy Society; Editor of The Cormac McCarthy Journal
    4-5 PM
    Hodges Library Auditorium
    Part of McCarthyFest
  • Abridged Staged Reading of Cormac McCarthy’s The Sunset Limited with post-performance discussion, Q&A, and refreshments
    Actors: Greg Congleton and Steve Dupree / Respondant: Stacey Peebles
    7:30 - 9 PM
    Historic Southern Railway Station
    306 W. Depot Avenue
    Knoxville, TN 37917
    Part of McCarthyFest

Friday, November 2, 2018

  • Student activities and McCarthy special collections display
    1 - 2 PM
    Hodges Library Auditorium
    Part of McCarthyFest
  • “McCarthy’s Literature, Life, and Influence: A Discussion Panel”
    2 - 3:30 PM
    Hodges Library Auditorium
    Part of McCarthyFest
  • Musical concert by Buddy and the Huddle in conjunction with the Tennessee Archive of Moving Image and Sound
    8 - 9:30 PM
    Bijou Theater
    803 South Gay Street
    Knoxville, TN 37902

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