CFP : "Dickinson in her Elements"

Call for papers

Dickinson Critical Institure

June 23rd, 2016

Graduate students and early career scholars are invited to apply to the “Dickinson Critical Institute” at the Emily Dickinson International Society (EDIS) Conference in Paris on June 23rd, 2016. Participants will present and discuss project descriptions (for articles, dissertations, or books) in small seminars led by established Dickinson scholars. Following these group meetings, participants will gather for a discussion of grant and award opportunities, publishing, and other professional development topics. Participation in the Institute does not preclude proposing a paper for panel presentation at the EDIS Conference, which will be held from June 24-26, 2016. (Paper proposals for the Conference should be submitted separately to the conference committee. See :

If you are interested in applying to the Institute, please submit a 500-word description of your current project to Eliza Richards ( and Alexandra Socarides ( by December 15, 2015.
Abstracts should provide an overview that articulates the goals and stakes of the project, an outline, and an estimated schedule for completion.