2016 International Conference - Paris, France

Emily Dickinson International Society Triennial Conference
Paris – Cité Internationale Universitaire
24-26 June, 2016

‘The Angled Road Preferred against the Mind’
Experimental Dickinson

REGISTRATION NOW OPEN HERE.

Registration is open any time before and during the conference. Fees rise after May 15, 2016, so take advantage of our Early Bird Rates!

Accommodation information is available here.

To read the Call for Papers, click here.

EDIS Undergraduate Award

Emily Dickinson Undergraduate Essay Prize

The Emily Dickinson International Society is seeking essays for a prize devoted to undergraduate research on Emily Dickinson. We seek critical essays by undergraduates from institutions of all kinds, focusing on Dickinson’s poems or letters. Students at all levels are eligible to submit. Papers should be 15 pages maximum. The winning essay will be published on the EDIS website and the author will receive an award of $100.

To submit an essay for the prize, send copies of articles as anonymous word attachments, plus a cover letter with contact information to the following address by May 25, 2016: epetrino@fairfield.edu. The essays will be distributed electronically to a panel of nationally recognized scholars for judging. All submissions will be acknowledged and receive a response within a month.

Giving Tuesday

As you undoubtedly are aware, we have a day for giving thanks, and then a couple of days for getting deals, and now we have Giving Tuesday, a global day of giving back. Today, people and institutions around the world come together for one common purpose: to celebrate generosity and to give. During this festive, busy holiday season, we ask that you consider giving to the Emily Dickinson International Society (EDIS). Your gift of any amount will help us continue support the study and appreciation of Emily Dickinson’s poetry and poetry in general. We are especially interested in raising funds for student travel to our conferences and meetings (our 2016 International Conference and Critical Institute will be held in Paris). With your support, we can better serve all of our members and programs. To contribute, please visit https://edis.press.jhu.edu/membership/contribute

Here’s wishing each and all the happiest of holiday seasons, and we thank you for your continued support!

In Possibility,
Martha Nell Smith
President, EDIS

EDIS Member-at-Large Election

To vote electronically, click here.

To download an election ballot with instructions for voting and to read statements from the candidates, click here.

Call for Applications for the EDIS Graduate Fellowship

EDIS Graduate Student Fellowship, 2016

The EDIS announces a fellowship award of $1,000 in support of graduate student scholarship on Emily Dickinson. The project need not be devoted solely to Dickinson, but her work should be a substantial focus. The award may be used for any expense incurred to advance the project. Preference will be given to applicants in the dissertation stage or writing a work aimed at publication. To apply, please send a cv, a cover letter, a 600-800 word project description, a brief bibliography, and contact information for two references to Eliza Richards at ecr@email.unc.edu. Applications are due by January 15, 2016. Applicants will be notified of final decisions by March 1.

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