Upcoming Event: Aamir Mufti Talk at Duke University

On Thursday, September 15, Duke University Middle East Studies Center, the Novel Project, the Franklin Humanities Institute, and the Program in Literature will sponsor a talk by Aamir Mufti titled “Strangers in Europa: Migrants, Terrorists, Refugees.”…

Upcoming Event: Jane Elliott Visits Duke University

NOVEL is excited to announce that Jane Elliott from King's College London will be visiting Duke University October 27-28. Elliott, who specializes in late 20th and 21st Century Literary and Cultural Studies, will give a lecture…
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Society for Novel Studies Tom McCarthy Keynote Recap

Society for Novel Studies 2016 Conference: Tom McCarthy Keynote  By: Nick Huber Tom McCarthy delivered a keynote speech entitled “Vanity’s Residue” to the 2016 Society for Novel Studies Biennial Conference held in Pittsburgh, PA on May…
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Pre-Neo-Liberalisms Symposium Recap

Pre-Neo-Liberalisms and the Novel By: Jackie Kellish and Hannah Rogers The Symposium Our goal in planning this symposium was to convene a discussion among graduate students and faculty at Duke with invited speakers and roundtable participants…
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An Evening with Colson Whitehead Recap

An Evening with Colson Whitehead By: Justin Mitchell On April 19th the Novel Project at Duke in collaboration with Novel: A Forum on Fiction, the Office of the Vice Provost for the Arts, the English…