Percy-L: Literary, Religious, Scientific, and Philosophical Discussion


About Percy-L

Percy-L is an email-based discussion group dedicated to exploring topics related to the writings, thought, and life of Walker Percy. The listserv may be used for submitting general interest and research questions to a large body of Percy enthusiasts and scholars. Students, general readers, and scholars are all welcome, as well as simply the curious.

Discussion is interdisciplinary in nature and topics range from the literary, religious, scientific, and philosophical as culturally relevant to the discussion of Percy and for those with a special interest in his work.

Subscribing to Percy-L

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Submitting New Posts and How to View Previous Posts
Members should send their listserv posts to Submissions to this address by non-members will be automatically discarded.

Visit the Percy-L Archives (new window) to view the collection of prior postings to the list. Alternatively, below are instructions on Searching the Percy-L Archives.

Managing Your Account

To unsubscribe from Percy-L, receive a password reminder by email, or update other user options, enter your subscription email address to access the member options login page:

If you leave the field blank, you will again be prompted for your email address. You may attempt multiple times.

Searching the Percy-L Archives

1) Go to the Google search engine (Link opens in new window).

2) Type: " your-search-term" in the Google search box. You can copy the query here:

3) Replace the phrase: your-search-term with the keyword(s) you wish to find in all previous Percy-L posts.

4) Note: Be sure to leave an empty space BEFORE your-search-term in the Google search box or your query will return no results. Archives cover the years 2000-Present.

Review the Percy-L Charter & Policies

Percy-L is a program of The Walker Percy Project operational since 2000. To participate, members must be familiar with the Percy-L Charter & Policies (new window). These important materials will be provided to you by email when you subscribe.

Members and non-members are invited to visit The Walker Percy Project website to access its full range of educational, scholarly, and interactive multimedia materials (new window).

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