News from the Henry James Society


Call for Papers: The Leon Edel Prize is awarded annually for the best essay on Henry James by a beginning scholar. The prize carries with it an award of $150, and the prize-winning essay will be published in HJR. For more information, click here.

• The preliminary program for "The Real Thing: Henry James and the Material World" is now available.

Click here to register for "The Real Thing: Henry James and the Material World." Information on getting to Aberdeen, conference accommodation, and conference-related events is available on the conference page.

• If you are interested in on-campus accommodation during "The Real Thing: Henry James and the Material World," the University of Aberdeen has 45 rooms available from 15 to 20 July in Crombie Hall on King's College campus. You can book the rooms on the conference's registration site.

• "The Real Thing: Henry James and the Material World" is the Sixth international conference of the Henry James Society and will be held at the University of Aberdeen, 16-19 July 2014. Panels will likely include James and visual art; James and the senses; illustrating James; James and popular fiction; James and the Pre-Raphaelites; James and architecture; James and the publishing world; printing James, James and the mechanical, James and theatre; James and film. Click here for more details.

The program for "Henry James: His Great Wars and Battles" (ToruĊ„, Poland; April 26-28, 2013) is now available.

• Interested in Jamesian London? Click here for a self-guided walking tour of James's favorite city.



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