Calls for Papers
Emily Dickinson International Society
The Emily Dickinson International Society will sponsor two sessions at the 2017 American Literature Association Annual Conference. ALA conference will be held in Boston, May 25-28, 2017. Please send a 300-word abstract and a brief CV to Michelle Kohler (firstname.lastname@example.org) and Renee Bergland (email@example.com) by January 4, 2017.
Panel 1: Dickinson and Violence
We welcome papers that consider the significance of violence within Dickinson’s corpus. For example, papers might offer new approaches to Dickinson’s poetic treatment of war violence, slavery, criminality, natural disaster, violence toward or among animals, theodicy, racial or gendered violence, as well as more metaphorical forms of violence, to language, paper, syntax, decorum, etc.
Panel 2: Emily Dickinson, Open Topic
We invite papers on any aspect of Dickinson’s poems and letters, including multi-disciplinary or multi-author.