Leviathan: A Journal of Melville Studies appears three times a year in March, June, and October. We welcome articles, notes, reviews, and creative writing on the life, works, and influence of novelist and poet Herman Melville (1819-1891). Click here for more information.
The Melville Electronic Library is an online resource for Melville texts. Housed on a Hofstra University server, MEL is being developed and maintained by a group of Melville scholars and digital specialists.
To join the Melvillle Society and subscribe to Leviathan, visit Leviathan's Johns Hopkins University Press journal site by clicking here.
The New Bedford Whaling Museum in collaboration with The Melville Society is the established home of the Melville Society Cultural Project and Melville Society Archive. The Melville Society Archive is housed at the New Bedford Whaling Museum's Research Library, where significant works from this collection are also on display. The Melville Society Cultural Project also sponsors a book donation program and presents exciting annual events including the Moby-Dick Marathon and a Birthday Lecture.
Melville Society Annual Dinner
Saturday, January 10, 2015
Al Porto Ristorante
Please join us for the Melville Society Dinner at the 2015 MLA convention in Vancouver on Saturday, January 10. Come and enjoy good food and great conversation in an event that is open to all Melville Society members and their friends, family, and guests.
DINNER: No-Host bar at 7:30 p.m., banquet at 8:00 pm at Al Porto Ristorante, 321 Water Street, Vancouver B.C. Dinner includes 4 courses: salad, pasta, entree, and dessert w/ coffee or tea. Dinner price is US$55.00. Entree choices are veal, chicken, fish: vegetarian option available — please indicate preference with reservation. Bar charges are per-person; restaurant asks credit or debit card for bar tab.
For advance reservations, send US$55.00 per dinner, payable to Colin Dewey, by January 2 to:
Dept. of Culture and Communication
California Maritime Academy
200 Maritime Academy Drive
Vallejo, CA 94590
Please include an email address.
Please note: all advance reservations must be received by Jan 2 - cash price at the door is CAN$60. Check (US$55) payable to Colin Dewey preferred.
Click here for more information and application details.
New York Public Library
Short-term Research Fellowships
Graduate students or other affiliated academics whose work would benefit from visiting the Manuscripts and Archives Division to view collections such as the Gansevoort-Lansing collection, and Duyckinck family papers are encouraged to apply.