According to poet Frances Osgood, her friend Edgar Allan Poe finds his best voice in genres hospitable to the warmth of human intercourse: “It was in his conversations and his letters, far more than in his published poetry and prose writings, that the genius of Poe was most gloriously revealed”
Call for papers for a forthcoming special issue of The New Centennial Review (Michigan State UP):
Call for papers for the III conference “communication across cultures” to be held in Warsaw, 6-7 december 2018.
Re-Framing the Constitution: Futures of the Fourteenth Amendment
The English Department at the University at Buffalo (SUNY) invites applications for a tenure-track and/or tenured position in African American literature, culture, theory.
A panel of brief (6-8 minutes), provocative statements that offer insight into where the study of hymns might go next.
Make your voice heard! The C19 Podcast is a stage for public scholarship on American literature, history, and culture.
The OVHC is a general conference open to all historians and advanced graduate students. We welcome proposals on all periods and specializations including public history, digital history, and teaching history.
The John W. Kluge Center at the Library of Congress invites qualified scholars to conduct research at the Kluge Center using the Library of Congress collections and resources for a period of four to eleven months.
Since its beginnings in the late 19th century, the Blues has been more than a music style with a seminal impact on 20th century popular music. As a medium of social expression, it articulated the tribulations of an entire black culture, male and female.