What's New at the Edith Wharton Society Site
Archive of previous "What's New" announcements
Note: Many of the new
features are listed for a month or so on the home page of this site
rather than being listed here.
17 September. Call for papers for SSAWW 2009.
10 September. Call for papers for ALA 2009.
28 August. New board members and secretary elected.
30 July. Victoria Mansion to Read and Celebrate The Age of Innocence during The Big Read Project.
Updates to the Directory of Members.
23 July. New queries and replies.
21 July. New resource: chronology of Wharton's works.
11 July. New resource: publication information on Edith Wharton's short stories and an alphabetical list of stories.
17 June. Final schedule for the Edith Wharton and History conference.
26 May 2008. New queries and student queries.
19 May. Edith Wharton panels at ALA 2008.
23 April. The schedule for the Edith Wharton and History conference is now available.
14 April. Deadline extended to July 1, 2008, for EWS Secretary and Executive board nominations. Nominations invited for EWS Executive Board and Secretary positions. Completed nomination forms should be returned by email to BOTH L.Rattray@hull.ac.uk and SSTowheed@aol.com.
8 April. For those who were confused by the conference logo: Important notice: change of venue for the Edith Wharton and History conference--please read. The conference has been moved from 7 Hills to the Crowne Plaza in
15 March. The Mount has until April 24 to raise the $3 million.
31 December 2007. Updates to the New Work on Wharton bibliography; Table of Contents for the Fall 2007 issue of the Edith Wharton Review .
29 December. Call for EWS panel topics for MLA 2008.
26 December 2007. New replies.
The 1934 film adaptation of The Age of Innocence will be shown on Turner Classic Movies at 6:30 a.m. ET on December 28, 2007. This film is not available on DVD or VHS.
22 December. Edith Wharton sessions and business meeting at MLA 2007
New queries. Zeena's accusation: what happened after Ethan Frome's mother's death?
Announcement of a new journal and CFP.
21 November. Lily Bart's death: suicide or accident? A newly discovered letter by Edith Wharton suggests the former (from the New York Times, at Edith Wharton in the News)
18 November. New musical adaptation of The Glimpses of the Moon in Wharton News and Notes.
11 November. New queries; new announcements in Edith Wharton News and Notes.
3 October. New calls for papers (ALA 2008; Deadline 1/15/08)
27 September. New queries.
Announcement: Digital Americanists
7 September. New Call for Papers: Edith Wharton and History (Deadline January 20, 2008).
20 July. Edith Wharton Research Award (Deadline: 3/15/08)
Minutes from the MLA 2006 business meeting.
New calls for papers.
New tables of contents for the Edith Wharton Review See also the entire list of tables of contents for the EWR.
12 July. At Edith Wharton in the News: Wharton and H. C. Bunner; Garrison Keillor on readers of Edith Wharton.
2 July. The Age of Innocence chosen as "Big Read" in NEA Grant to Caldwell, N.J. Public Library.
25 June. Updates to new works on Edith Wharton.
21 June 2007. Responses to queries (on an Edith Wharton quotation; on Teddy Wharton's grave); Wharton's letters for sale at auction; a possible new Edith Wharton portrait.
15 May. New queries (site of Teddy Wharton's grave?)
7 May. Edith Wharton Society panels at ALA 2007.
22 April. More reviews of the Hermione Lee biography in Edith Wharton in the News; new queries and replies.
12 April. Summaries of Edith Wharton's works, including The Glimpses of the Moon.
Reviews of Hermione Lee's new biography of Wharton in Edith Wharton in the News.
2 April. Updates to bibliography of recent publications on Wharton.
31 March. Trip to Morocco in October 2007, sponsored by The Mount.
New queries and student queries.
29 January. Research award deadline extended to March 15, 2007.
24 January. Happy birthday to Edith Wharton! (January 24, 1862).
17 January. New queries.
5 January. Call for papers for MLA 2007.
2 January 2007. Edith Wharton Essay Prize;Updates to Call for Paper for ALA 2007
31 December Results of EWS Executive Board elections.
12 December. Edith Wharton Research Award.
11 December. Edith Wharton panels and business meeting at MLA 2006 in Philadelphia.
3 December. Edith Wharton Society Dinner at MLA 2006.
22 November. Updates to Wharton News and Notes.
15 November. New queries; additions to bibliography.
23 October. Table of Contents for Edith Wharton Review; new queries and replies (Edith Wharton as a fabric designer? Address of Pavillon Colombe?)
17 October. Wharton panels at ALA.
7 October. New queries and student queries.