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Editor: Frederick Wilkins
Suffolk University, Boston

Vol. XI, No. 2
Summer-Fall, 1987



STEPHEN A. BLACK, Professor of English at Simon Fraser University, spoke on "O'Neill in Mourning" at the 1986 O'Neill conference at Suffolk University in Boston. His studies of O'Neill have appeared in American Literature, the Eugene O'Neill Newsletter, and numerous other journals.

DONALD P. DUCLOS is Professor of English at William Paterson College in Wayne, Pennsylvania. His essay, "Damned Sartorises! Damned Faulkners!" appeared in Arthur F. Kinney's Critical Essays on William Faulkner: The Sartori Family (G.K. Hall, 1985), and "Colonel Faulkner: Prototype and Influence" will appear in a forthcoming issue of The Faulkner Journal. He is revising for 1989 publication his doctoral dissertation, "Son of Sorrow:  The Life, Works, and Influence of Colonel William C. Faulkner."

ALBERT E. KALSON, Associate Professor of English at Purdue University, reviewed London productions of Strange Interlude and Long Day's Journey Into Night in the Spring 1984 issue of the Newsletter (pp. 30-32), and reprised his varying reactions to the two plays in the Winter 1984 issue (pp. 24-26).

BETTE MANDL, Associate Professor of English at Suffolk University, spoke on Mary Tyrone at the 1986 O'Neill conference in Boston, and will discuss All God's Chillun Got Wings at the 1988 Northeast Modern Language Association convention in Providence next March. Her essay, "Sexuality as Destiny: The Shadow Lives of O'Neill's Women," appeared in the Summer-Fall 1982 Newsletter (pp. 10-15).

MARC MAUFORT, whose doctoral dissertation at the University of Brussels was on the Melville-O'Neill connection, is a frequent writer and speaker on O'Neill. He is organizing and directing the conference on "Eugene O'Neill and the Emergence of American Drama," sponsored by the Belgian Luxembourg American Studies Association, that will be held in Han-sur-Lesse, Belgium from 20 to 22 May 1988. For information, contact Mrs. G. Lercangee, Secretary, B.L.A.S.A., Center for American Studies, Bld de l'Empereur, 4, Keizerslaan, 1000 Brussels, Belgium.

R. VISWANATHAN is Lecturer in English at Calicut University in Kerala, India, where he earned a doctorate with a dissertation on "O'Neill and the Sea." He is the author of a number of articles on American literature, especially O'Neill, in Indian and U.S. journals. His "The Ship Scene in The Emperor Jones" appeared in the Winter 1980 issue of the Newsletter (pp. 3-5).

PAUL D. VOELKER, Professor of English and Drama at the University of Wisconsin Center-Richland, is President of the newly established American Drama Society. A member of the Board of Directors of the Eugene O'Neill Society, Professor Voelker is serving as Society liaison for O'Neill centennial activities.



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