CFP: Teaching Emily Dickinson (1/10/07; ALA, 5/24/07-5/27/07)

full name / name of organization: 
Marianne Noble
contact email: 
mnoble@american.edu

The Emily Dickinson International Society is sponsoring two panel sessions =

at ALA in May, 2007. Please send proposals by January 10 to the session=20
organizers, Marianne Noble and Cindy MacKenzie. (mnoble_at_american.edu,=20
cindy.mackenzie_at_uregina.ca) The conference will take place in Boston, May =

24-27, 2007. For further information about the conference, go to=20
www.calstatela.edu/academic/english/ala2

Panel #1: Teaching Dickinson
What are the challenges and rewards of teaching Dickinson?s poetry. What=20
strategies have worked, and which have not? What makes Dickinson popular=20
(or not) with students?

Panel #2: New Approaches to an Old Question: What is Dickinson?s=20
?Circumference??
What does it mean that Dickinson?s business is circumference, that ? bride =

of awe,? that entity between ?place? and ?presence?? This is one of the=20
most perennially vexing questions in Dickinson scholarship, one worth=20
revisiting in light of new understandings of Dickinson?s poems, letters,=20
and life.

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