Ernest Hemingway in Venice, 2014
The Ernest Hemingway Society will hold its 16th biennial international conference in Venice, Italy, from 22-27 June 2014. In addition to enjoying one of the most beautiful cities in the world, we will explore the Veneto, a region of the world Hemingway held dear and immortalized in Across the River and Into the Trees.
The conference will be staged at the Venice International University, which will accommodate all paper presentations and panels. VIU is on the island of San Servolo, a ten-minute boat ride from Piazza San Marco. Possible day trips may include Gorizia, Schio, and Fossalta di Piave, the site of Hemingway's wounding. Conference attendees are welcome to explore the other treasures of the Veneto or northern Italy individually or in small groups, and we will be happy to provide information to make those excursions convenient for you.
As information for this conference begins to be posted on the Hemingway Society website, we will be listing suggestions for lodging for travelers of all budgets.
Mark Cirino and Mark P. Ott (EHVenice2014@gmail.com) will serve as co-program directors and will be collaborating with esteemed Hemingway scholar Rosella Mamoli Zorzi of the Università Ca' Foscari Venezia, who will serve as site director.
The Hemingway Society invites proposals for papers to be presented at its 16th biennial international conference in Venice, Italy, from 22-27 June 2014. We welcome paper proposals on any topic relevant to Hemingway's career and life. We are particularly interested in papers related to his engagement with Italy and the Veneto.
1. Hemingway and World War I
2. Hemingway's short fiction set in Italy
3. Hemingway's journalism set in Italy
4. A Farewell to Arms
5. Across the River and into the Trees
6. The Italian reception to Hemingway's work
7. Hemingway and Fascism
8. Hemingway and Italian writers and critics
9. Hemingway and his other Italian friends
10. Teaching Hemingway
The deadline for proposals is 31 October 2013.
For information on Hinkle Fund grants to defray travel expenses of graduate students attending the conference see:
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