2016 Conference

The Society for Novel Studies held its biennial conference from May 13-14, 2016 in Pittsburgh. “The Novel in or against World Literature” featured three plenary speakers and four sessions of concurrent events, offering 26 panels, and two seminars. 

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Contact Gayle Rogers at grogers@pitt.edu for more information.

Wednesday, August 24, 2016

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 13th and 14th. As the author of four novels including Remainder (2005) and Satin Island (2015), a work of... read more »


Thursday, April 28, 2016

Join the V21 Collective for festive libations in Pittsburgh! Thursday 12 May 8pm-10pm Fuel & Fuddle  (basement room reserved) 212 Oakland Ave, a few blocks from the Wyndham Details and more at: http://v21collective.org... read more »


Friday, October 9, 2015

Are the novel and world literature mutually constitutive, at least in part, or fundamentally opposed in important ways? How have the disparate politics, economics, translation practices, cultural institutions, and more of a global modernity stretching across centuries shaped the novel?  This... read more »


Wednesday, July 8, 2015

Call for Papers  The Novel in or against World Literature SNS at Pitt 2016 The Society for Novel Studies (SNS) invites proposals for fifteen-minute papers to be given at its biennial conference held at the University of Pittsburgh, May 13... read more »


Friday, June 5, 2015

Society for Novel Studies Biennial Conference The Novel in or against World Literature May 13-14, 2016 Wyndham Pittsburgh University Center Hosted by the University of Pittsburgh Co-organizers: Jonathan Arac and Gayle Rogers Keynote speakers: Katie... read more »