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”
The short story can be regarded as a site of resistance with its particular ability to inscribe places, but also a space in-between where language relates place through the specialization of a common, international language.
This conference @ Stanford University seeks to examine ways in which literature and the arts have taken up and taken apart war and the myths surrounding it.
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.
The editors of the international series In-Between spaces. Le scritture migranti e la scrittura come migrazione, invite authors to submit papers for possible inclusion in the issue “Identity navigation: rethinking languages, literatures and cultures between challenges and misinterpretations”.
The graduate students in Hispanic, German, Italian and Russian Studies at the Department of Languages, Literatures, and Cultures/McGill University present a conference on the topics of violence and alterity.
Graduate Student Conference @ The Graduate Center – CUNY on the idea of “displacement” in literary and cultural studies.
2018 Jack London Society 14th Biennal Symposium “Jack London, the West, and the Environment” October 11-14, 2018, Las Vegas, Nevada.
Edith Wharton Society Awards for 2018-2019