William R. Kenan Jr. Professor of English
The Johns Hopkins University
WProfessor Cameron will guide a close reading of Dickinsonís poetry exploring formal, conceptual, and philosophical innovations. She will examine the problem of naming in Dickinsonís poetry; the violence manifested in the disruptions in prosody and syntax; and the temporality of Dickinsonís works.
Cameron will also explore the significance of the way in which Dickinson ordered her poems.
ELIGIBILITY: The Summer Institutes in Literary Studies are open to scholars who received a Ph.D. within the last ten years and who teach in departments of literature or other relevant disciplines at colleges or universities in the United States.
STIPENDS & EXPENSES: Participation in an institute carries a stipend of $1,500. The National Humanities Center will cover the cost of travel, lodging, meals, and texts.
FORMAT: Each institute will combine extensive seminar discussion with small group work and individual consultation with the seminar leader.
ACCOMMODATIONS: Participants will have individual apartments in a residence hotel within ten minutes of the Center. The Center will provide bus service to and from the hotel.
This program is made possible by a grant from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.
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