Emerson Society at the Thoreau Annual Gathering July 8-11, 2021
Emerson Society at the Thoreau Annual Gathering July 2021
deadline for submissions:
January 25, 2021
full name / name of organization:
Ralph Waldo Emerson Society
The Emerson Society sponsors a panel at the Thoreau Society Annual Gathering each summer in Concord, MA (July 8-11, 2021). For information on the conference theme, please visit www.thoreausociety.org. We will consider papers both on the topic below and the conference theme more generally.
"Other Views of Emerson’s Writing and Activism"
The Ralph Waldo Emerson Society invites proposals on the topic of "Other Views of Emerson’s Writing and Activism." The Society particularly welcomes proposals that explore historical and current perspectives on Emerson in terms of gender, class, race, religion, nationality, or culture.
E-mail 300 word abstracts to Joseph Urbas (email@example.com) by Jan. 25, 2021. Membership of the Ralph Waldo Emerson Society is required of presenters.
*Graduate Student Conference Paper Award*
Provides $750 of travel support to present a paper on an Emerson Society panel at the American Literature Association Annual Conference (July 7-11, 2021) or the Thoreau Society Annual Gathering (July 8-11, 2021). Submit a carefully crafted 1-2-page single-spaced conference paper proposal by January 25, 2021. Proposals should address the 2021 CFPs posted at emersonsociety.org.