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.
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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.
Herman Melville's Arrowhead Facebook Group page of the Berkshire Historical Society. Celebrating historical Berkshire County and Herman Melville's Arrowhead, the farm and home where Melville lived while writing Moby-Dick.
New Issue of Leviathan: A Journal of Melville Studies
We are please to announce the publication of Leviathan: A Journal of Melville Studies 17.3 on Project Muse. Click here to access the online edition.
Leviathan 17.3 includes a special issue on "Melville the Civil War Poet," guest edited by Christopher Sten and Tyler Hoffman, the inaugural "Books in Brief" section, two full-length book reviews, "All Astir," and the conference abstracts from The Melville Society's panels at the American Literature Association.
|18 Jan 2019|
Melville: Finding America at Sea - Exhibit - Newberry Library - Chicago
|19 Jan 2019|
11:00AM - 03:00PM
Moby-Dick Read-a-Thon - Chicago Newberry Library
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.