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The Poe Studies Association, The Poe Society of Japan, The Nathaniel Hawthorne Society, and The Nathaniel Hawthorne Society of Japan invite paper and session proposals for a joint conference to be held in Kyoto, Japan on June 21-24, 2018. The 2018 Kyoto conference is the successor to the 2006 Oxford conference and the 2012 Florence conference of the Poe, Hawthorne, and Emerson societies. All topics related to these two authors, together or separately, are welcome. 

Call for paper

Important Dates

Abstract submission deadline:2017-08-01

Topics of submission

Possible topics include:

  • Poe and/or Hawthorne and Asia

  • Poe and/or Hawthorne and Japan

  • The (Mutual) Influence of Poe and Hawthorne

  • Poe and/or Hawthorne, reception and reputation

  • Teaching Poe and/or Hawthorne

  • Interpreting Poe and/or Hawthorne

  • Poe, Hawthorne, and the visual or performing arts

  • Poe and/or Hawthorne and science (or pseudo-science)

  • The Gothic in Poe and/or Hawthorne

  • Allegory in Poe and/or Hawthorne

  • Poe and/or Hawthorne at home and/or abroad

  • Biographies of Poe and/or Hawthorne

  • Poe and/or Hawthorne and the Digital Humanities

  • Literary, philosophical, scientific, or cultural influences on Poe or Hawthorne

  • Literary influence of Poe and/or Hawthorne

  • Poe, Hawthorne, and literary theory

  • Poe, Hawthorne, and the supernatural

  • Poe and/or Hawthorne and race, class, gender, or sexuality

  • Poe and/or Hawthorne and politics

  • Poe and/or Hawthorne and transatlantic, transpacific, or global studies

  • Poe and/or Hawthorne, aesthetics and genre

  • Poe and/or Hawthorne in cinema or other popular media (graphic novels, television, video games, etc.)

  • Poe and/or Hawthorne in translation

  • Poe and/or Hawthorne and language

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Contact information

  • Philip.Phillips@mtsu.edu