Conversazioni in Italia: Emerson, Hawthorne, and Poe

full name / name of organization: 
Nathaniel Hawthorne Society, Ralph Waldo Emerson Society, Poe Studies Association

Conversazioni in Italia:
Emerson, Hawthorne, and Poe

Florence, Italy, June 8-10, 2012

Sponsored by the Ralph Waldo Emerson Society, the Nathaniel Hawthorne Society, and the Poe Studies Association

The conference organizers are calling for proposals for papers and panels that discuss Emerson, Hawthorne, or Poe in terms of transatlantic literary culture in their era (for instance, questions of transatlantic travel, influence, slavery, the Civil
War, marketing, reception, and copyright). We also welcome proposals for papers and panels that relate the three authors to each other or to their European contemporaries, as well as proposals focusing on any topic related to Emerson, Hawthorne, or Poe in these contexts.

Deadline for submission is October 1, 2011.
Please submit proposals to hepflorence2012@gmail.com.

All conference participants must be members of at least one of the sponsoring author societies at the time of registration.

Hosted by the Villa La Pietra, New York University www.nyu.edu/global/lapietra.

Accommodations are with the following hotels:

Hotel Santa Maria Novella
www.hotelsantamarianovella.it

Hotel L'Orologio
www.hotelorologioflorence.com

Hotel Rosso 23
www.hotelrosso23.com

Hotel Universo
www.hoteluniversoflorence.com

Hotel Baglioni
www.hotelbaglioni.it

Hotel Helvetia & Bristol
www.royaldemeure.com

For more information about the conference, contact Jason Courtmanche at Jason.Courtmanche@uconn.edu.