Professor Richards Presents in Rome

Dr. Gary Richards presented at the Carson McCullers in the World: A Centenary Conference, held in Rome, Italy 14-16 July 2017. His paper “Clock without Hands, Go Set a Watchman, and the Queering of Southern Integration” juxtaposed McCullers’s final novel with the apprenticeship novel of fellow southern writer Harper Lee to examine these women’s writers most significant contributions to what has come to be called civil rights literature.