The Emily Dickinson International Society will hold its 2014 annual meeting program in Amherst, Massachusetts, from August 8 to August 10. This year’s theme is “Emily Dickinson and New England Writers.” The program, cosponsored by the Emily Dickinson Museum, will include presentations and activities related to the topic for all participants as well as an institute format for participants who have submitted papers on the theme for discussion in critical workshops. A preliminary schedule follows, and members are advised to check the EDIS website for the most up-to-date information as the weekend approaches. Online registration will be available from the website beginning on March 15. Those who prefer may download and mail the registration form. We hope to see many of you there!
Submitted by RMooney on February 23, 2014 - 12:49pm
Calls for Papers 2015 MLA in Vancouver: Emily Dickinson International Society
1. Sounding Dickinson
We seek papers on Dickinson’s engagements with contemporary soundscapes; her meditations on sound; and the sonic properties of her writings. Possible topics include voices, noise, song, hearing, listening, rhyme, rhythm, etc. Please send 300-word abstracts by March 15th to Eliza Richards (email@example.com).
2. New Work on Dickinson: Flash Talks.
We invite abstracts from anyone breaking new ground in Dickinson studies for 4-5-minute presentations accompanied by a single slide, if desired. Time limits will be strictly enforced to accommodate as many new perspectives as possible: 8 brief talks. Please send 300-word abstracts by March 15th to Eliza Richards (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Submitted by RMooney on November 15, 2013 - 9:07am
The ALA will hold its twenty-fifth annual meeting in Washington D.C.,
May 22-25, 2014. EDIS will sponsor two panels.
The topic for the first panel is ‘Transatlantic Dickinson’
and the topic for the second is ‘Dickinson and her Male