Monday, December 11, 2006

Edith Wharton Beinecke Research Award

Edith Wharton Beinecke Research Award

Deadline: March 1, 2007

Each year the Edith Wharton Society offers a Edith Wharton Beinecke Research Award of $1500 to enable a scholar to conduct research on the Wharton materials at the Beinecke Library at Yale University.

Prospective fellows for the 2007-2008 award are asked to submit a research proposal (maximum length 5 single-spaced pages) and a resume by March 1, 2007 to Hildegard Hoeller at or at 29 Gail Court, Staten Island NY 10306.

The research proposal should detail the overall research project, its particular contribution to Wharton scholarship, the pre parati on the candidate brings to the project, and the specific relevance that materials at the Beinecke collection have for its completion. The funds need to be used for transportation, lodging, and other expenses related to a stay at the library.

Notification of the award will take place by April 15th and the award can be used from May 1, 2007 till May 1, 2008. A final report will be due June 1, 2008.


Sunday, December 03, 2006

Edith Wharton Society Dinner at MLA 2006

The Edith Wharton Society is sponsoring a dinner event at the 2006 MLA Convention in Philadelphia. The dinner will be at 7 p.m. on December 28, 2006, at

Ristorante La Buca
711 Locust Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106
(215) 928-0556

The restaurant is about 8 blocks from the Marriott.

Please send your check in US funds for $35 for members and $45 for non-members per person and the reservation form by

December 10, 2006


Carole Shaffer-Koros
VE 114A
1000 Morris Avenue
Kean University
Union, NJ 07083

If you have mislaid the sign-up form from the recent _Edith Wharton Review_, a printable form suitable for sending with your check is available here:

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