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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.
|19 May 2018|
Exhibit: Frank Stella Unbound - Literature and Printmaking
|20 May 2018|
New Book: The Whale and His Captors
|27 May 2018|
New Book: Herman Melville and the Politics of the Inhuman
|30 May 2018|
Exhibit: Martin Machado: Fluid State
|15 Jun 2018|
Play: Israel Potter - "Almost True and Truly Remarkable Adventures of Israel Potter"
|28 Jun 2018|
Dance - Leviathan - James Wilton Dance
|14 Jul 2018|
Exhibit: Grand Panorama - NBWM
|01 Aug 2018|
|03 Aug 2018|
Melville Hands On Tour
|09 Aug 2018|
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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.