CCL at MLA 2015 | Vancouver

â—¼ At the annual CCL luncheon held at COAST restaurant in Vancouver, BC during the MLA Convention in January, 2015, CCL presented the 2014 Book of the Year Award to John Drury, Music at Midnight: The Life and Poetry of George Herbert (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2014). In addition, the Lionel Basney Award for Best Article in Volume 63 of Christianity & Literature went to Brian Conniff for his essay “Don DeLillo’s Ignatian Moment: Religious Longing and Theological Encounter in Falling Man,” Christianity & Literature 63.1 (December 2013): 47-73. 

â—¼ CCL also sponsored the following panel at the MLA Convention in Vancover:

33. Faith and Twenty-First-Century Fiction

Thursday, 8 January, 12:00 noon–1:15 p.m., 208, VCC West

Program arranged by the Conference on Christianity and Literature

Presiding: Paul Joseph Contino, Pepperdine Univ.

1. "What Counts as Faith in Fiction? Believing in Propositions, or Caring for the Good, in Yann Martel and Ian McEwan," Larry Bouchard, Univ. of Virginia

2. "The Demand of the Beautiful: Cormac McCarthy's The Road," Christina Bieber Lake, Wheaton Coll., IL

3. "Postmillennial Novels and Gospel Narratives," Andrew Tate, Lancaster Univ.

Responding: Mark Andrew Eaton, Azusa Pacific Univ.