ADRIFT, a new opera based on the poetry of Emily Dickinson, March 2023

A first-of-its-kind staged choral opera, ADRIFT tells a love story through the words of queer New Englander Emily Dickinson.

EDIS Panel at the American Literature Association Annual Meeting

“Dickinson, Dialect, Sovereignty, and Readership”
Organized by The Emily Dickinson International Society
Chair: Renée Bergland, Simmons University

Emily Dickinson Pilgrimage, July 14-17, 2023 in Amherst, MA

Join Professors Amy Hollywood and Stephanie Paulsell of Harvard Divinity School and Vanessa Zoltan, co-host of Harry Potter and the Sacred Text, in Amherst, Massachusetts for a sacred walking pilgrimage centered on Emily Dickinson and her poetry.

Winner of the 2022 Award for Best Undergraduate Essay: Sophia Houghton

“A Fire that ‘Lasts’: Dickinson, Liminality and Potential Energy,” by Sophia Houghton, B.A. in English & Comparative Literature, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2021, advised by Eliza Richards. Sophia is attending Columbia University’s graduate program in English this year.

Winner of the 2022 EDIS Graduate Student Fellowship: Cheryl Weaver

Cheryl Weaver is completing her dissertation at the University at Buffalo on nineteenth-century American women's letters, with a concentration on Emily Dickinson’s epistolary network of young women. She has presented on her work at The Epistolary Research Network conference and will be presenting on Margaret Fuller’s letters at the Thoreau Society Gathering.


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