Eudora Welty Lecture: Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

The PEN/Faulkner and Eudora Welty Foundations present the Eudora Welty Lecture by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie. Adichie will speak onWednesday, November 08, 2017, at the Lincoln Theatre, Washington DC.

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie is one of the most celebrated African writers of her generation. She earned international attention for her first novel, Purple Hibiscus (2003), a Nigerian… more »

The Southern Quarterly Special Issues: Calls for Papers

Submission Deadline: 1 December 2017

REPLAYING GONE WITH THE WIND: VOICES OF THE NEW SOUTHS Philip C. Kolin, Editor Special Issue 55.3/4 (Spring / Summer 2018) Submit manuscripts that explore this iconic film in light of adaptations/parodies; post-South and postmodern readings; responses to the film from reviewers and famous writers in non-English speaking countries; Southern… more »

Eudora Welty Research Fellowship at the Mississippi Department of Archives and History

The Eudora Welty Foundation and the Mississippi Department of Archives and History (MDAH) are pleased to announce the 2017 Eudora Welty Research Fellowship, to encourage and support research use of the Eudora Welty Collection and related materials at MDAH by graduate students. The fellowship seeks to nurture scholars at the beginning of their academic careers,… more »