Tuesday, February 27, 2018

On March 29 from 4-6 p.m., the Novel Project at Duke, along with the Duke Romance Studies Department and Program in Literature, will host the event "A Conversation with Anne Garréta." The event will be held in the Ahmadieh Family Conference Room, Bay 4, at the Franklin Humanities Institute. read more »

Sunday, January 14, 2018

Novel Terms April 20, 2018 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM (rolls and coffee, lunch provided) (Annual Novel symposium organized by Duke graduate students in consultation with the editorial board of Novel: A Forum on Fiction) The field of literary... read more »

Saturday, November 18, 2017

The Society for Novel Studies will hold its biennial conference from May 31-June 2, 2018 at Cornell University. “Novel Theory” prompts participants to ask "what is the theory of the novel in the twenty-first century?" and "how do novels theorize?" The deadline to submit a paper proposal is December... read more »

Saturday, November 18, 2017

On November 3, NOVEL: A Forum on Fiction hosted its 2017 fall symposium, The Novel & The Concrete, at Brown University. Featuring three speakers — Audrey Wasser, David Alworth, and Emilio Sauri — and a roundtable of four members of the Brown faculty (Tim Bewes, Ben Parker, Thangam... read more »

Monday, November 13, 2017

The Novel & The Concrete: A Symposium By: Edwige Crucifix and Emily Simon The Symposium Ian Watt argued in The Rise of the Novel that the modern English novel departs from previous prose literature through its intimate relationship with the “concrete... read more »

Upcoming Event: Mark McGurl Visits Duke University
Tuesday, September 19, 2017

NOVEL is excited to announce that Mark McGurl from Standford University will be giving a talk titled "Being and Time-Management: Fictions of Consumer Consciousness in the Long Age of Amazon" on October 12 from 5-7 p.m. in 314 Allen Building. McGurl is the author of The Program Era:... read more »

Fall 2017 Symposium at Brown: The Novel & The Concrete
Friday, September 15, 2017

On November 3, NOVEL: A Forum on Fiction will hold its Fall 2017 symposium, The Novel & The Concrete at Brown University. For more information about the symposium, including a schedule, please visit the official symposium ... read more »

Thursday, August 24, 2017

Novel Disconnections Symposium By: Russell Coldicutt, Kevin Gallin, and Hannah Rogers The Symposium When planning this symposium, the graduate student committee sought to bring invited speakers and roundtable participants from other universities to Duke to consider... read more »

Spring 2017 Symposium at Duke: Novel Disconnections
Friday, March 17, 2017

Novel Disconnections Symposium April 14, 2017 Ahmadieh Family Lecture Hall Does the novel acknowledge contemporary migration and refugee crises?  How, and in what ways do contemporary novels alter a... read more »

Thursday, March 9, 2017

“Action Without Nature: Rossetti and Hopkins” Nathan Hensley, Georgetown University Sponsored by Duke University's English Department, Novel, CISSCT Thursday March 23, 2017 Allen 314 4PM Reception to follow Nathan Hensley (Duke PhD 2009) is currently Assistant... read more »