CFP extended: PEHS Panels at ALA 2018

We have extended the deadline for abstract submission for Pauline Hopkins Society panels at the 2018 American Literature Association meeting, held in Boston from May 24-27.

The PEHS will sponsor two panels: Pauline Hopkins and Genre and Pauline Hopkins’s Activism in 2018.

Proposals for both panels should be sent to Eurie Dahn, Program Committee Chair, at dahne@strose.edu by January 18, 2018.

For full details, see our Conferences page.

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New Digital Resources for Hopkins Scholarship

Two recent digital humanities projects by members of the Pauline Elizabeth Hopkins Society provide important resources for scholars of Pauline Hopkins’s work and era.

Prof. Alisha Knight’s Putting Them on the Map visualizes the national network of Colored Co-operative Publishing Company agents in the early 1900s.

Profs. Eurie Dahn and Brian Sweeney are the project directors of the Digital Colored American Magazine, which makes issues of the CAM freely available to view online.

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Agenda: 2017 PEHS Annual Meeting

Annual Meeting of Pauline E. Hopkins Society
American Literature Association
Boston, MA
May 26, 2017

I. Introductions
II.  Call for Addenda
III. Approval of 2016 Minutes
IV. Officer reports
V. Service opportunities
VI. ALA Conference 2018
VII.Future Directions
VIII.  Adjournment

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New materials on Hopkins’s “inspired borrowings” now available.

Permanently listed under “About Hopkins,” our website now includes a new resource entitled “Inspired Borrowings: Pauline Hopkins’s Literary Plagiarism,” which features the most current information available on the more than fifty texts Hopkins appropriated in her three serialized novels.  This section includes bibliographies and charts indicating the placement of the appropriated passages in those novels.

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CFP: Hopkins Society Panels at ALA 2017

The Pauline Elizabeth Hopkins Society will sponsor two panels at the 2017 meeting of the American Literature Association, to be held in Boston from May 25-28.

Panel One invites papers on the topic “Pauline Hopkins and Other Editors.”
Panel Two is an open panel on any topic related to Pauline E. Hopkins and her work.

The full Call for Papers is available on our Conferences page.

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2016 ALA Conference Events

The Pauline Elizabeth Hopkins Society will sponsor or co-sponsor three panels at the 2016 annual meeting of the American Literature Association, held in San Francisco, California, from May 26-29.  Full panel details are available on our Conferences page.

Thursday, May 26, 2016 4:30 – 5:50 pm
Session 6-D “Woman Thinking”: Public Intellectualism and U.S. Periodical Culture in the Twentieth Century

Friday, May 27, 2016 11:10 am – 12:30 pm
Session 9-J    “Inspired Borrowings” or Plagiarism? The Significance of Pauline Hopkins’s Textual Appropriations

Friday, May 27, 2016 2:10 – 3:30 pm
Session 11-D   Pauline E. Hopkins’s Experiments with Antiquity and Law

Friday, May 27, 2016 3:40 – 5:00 pm 
Session 12-L    Business Meeting:  Pauline Hopkins Society

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Hopkins Society at ALA 2016: CFP now available

The Pauline Elizabeth Hopkins Society is pleased to announce its sponsorship of two panels at the 2016 meeting of the American Literature Association, to be held in San Francisco, CA, from May 26-29.

Panel One: “Inspired borrowings’ or plagiarism?” The significance of Pauline Hopkins’s textual appropriations.
Panel Two: Open Panel.

Click here for CFP and full panel details.  Proposals due January 6, 2016.

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Hopkins Society Events at ALA 2015

The Pauline Elizabeth Hopkins Society will host two panels at this year’s American Literature Association Annual Meeting.  We are also pleased to announce the PEHS Business Meeting, open to all, and the presentation of our first ever high school essay scholarship awards, given at the African-American Literature and Culture Society  annual reading and awards reception.   Please join us for these exciting events.

High School Awards Presentation: Friday, May 22 at 6:30 PM in the Essex South room,  3rd Floor, part of the AALCS reading and reception.

Panel One: Twenty-Seven Years of Hopkins Scholarship: Perspectives on the Past and Future (Session 14-A, St. George A 3rd Floor) Saturday May 23, 2015, 8:10-9:30 am

Panel Two:  Roundtable on Pauline Elizabeth Hopkins’ Of One Blood (Session 17-H, Essex North Center 3rd Floor) Saturday May 23, 2015, 12:40-2:00 pm

Business Meeting: Open to All (Session 18-P, Essex Center 3rd Floor) Saturday May 23, 2015, 2:10-3:30 pm

 

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Call for Submissions: Pauline E. Hopkins Scholarship Award

The Pauline E. Hopkins Society is pleased to announce the inauguration of its first bi-annual competition for the best essay or book chapter on Pauline Elizabeth Hopkins published between January 1, 2013 and December 31, 2014.  If you have published an essay or chapter that discusses Hopkins and/or her work, we invite you to consider entering before the January 31, 2015 deadline.

The award of a $100 cash prize will be presented during a special ceremony commemorating Hopkins and her work in Boston during the American Literature Association annual conference in May 2015.

Please download and read this document for full instructions for submission.

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Call for Papers: PEHS Panels at ALA 2015

The Pauline E. Hopkins Society will sponsor two sessions at the 26th Annual Conference of the American Literature Association, to be held May 21-24, 2015, in Boston, Massachusetts.

Panel One, “Twenty-Seven Years Later,” invites participants to consider Hopkins scholarship in the years since the 1988 republication of her four novels, as well as the more recent availability of her nonfiction and editorial magazine work.

Panel Two is an open topics panel.

The full CFP is available in the Conferences section of this site.

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