News

Novel Life-Forms Poster
Sunday, October 27, 2019

Novel: A Forum on Fiction is excited to announce its fall symposium will be held at Brown University November 15. The event asks "who or what counts as 'life' within the frame of the novel?" The event, which runs from 9:30 a.m. until 4:45 p.m. at the Stephen Robert '62 Campus Center, will... read more about Brown Fall Symposium: Novel Life-Forms »


Monday, October 7, 2019

The Novel Project at Duke is excited to host Wai Chee Dimock for a talk, "Humans in a Non-Human World: Computation, Translation, and the Three-Body Problem," Thursday, October 31. The event is co-sponsored by Novel: A Forum on Fiction and the Duke Franklin Humanities Institute. The even... read more about Duke Event: Wai Chee Dimock Talk  »


Event Poster
Wednesday, June 5, 2019

NOVEL is excited for our summer colloquium at the University of Oxford. For more information about our June 21 event, please see the official website. read more about Architectures of the Novel: June 21 2019 »


Photo
Friday, January 4, 2019

The 2018 Novel Symposium The Return of Genre featured talks from Eva Illouz from Hebrew University Sociology and Mark Seltzer from UCLA.  read more about The Return of Genre Fiction: Photos »


Poster
Friday, January 4, 2019

NOVEL is excited host to Radical Aesthetics, a symposium at Duke University featuring talks from Joshua Clover (University of California-Davis) and Anne Garland Mahler (University of Virginia). The event will take place Thursday, February 7 from 5-7 p.m. in the Franklin Humanities Institute's... read more about Upcoming Event: Radical Aesthetics  »


Sauri Poster
Thursday, November 8, 2018

On Wednesday, November 14, Emilio Sauri will give a talk titled, "Imperial Decay: Literature after the End of Modernization in the Americas." The event will take place from 5-7 p.m. at the East Duke Pink Parlor.  Sauri is Associate Professor of English at the University of Massachusetts, Boston.... read more about Upcoming Event: Emilio Sauri Talk at Duke »


Poster
Monday, October 29, 2018

2018 NOVEL Symposium: The Return of Genre Fiction November 2, 2018 Smith Warehouse, Ahmadieh Family Lecture Hall, Bay 4, C105 This forum brings together 2 scholars whose current work considers the question of why we seem to be seeing a... read more about 2018 NOVEL Symposium: The Return of Genre Fiction »


Poster
Saturday, October 6, 2018

UPDATE: SYMPOSIUM RESCHEDULED FOR SPRING DUE TO WEATHER NOVEL is excited host to Radical Aesthetics, a symposium featuring talks from Joshua Clover (University of California-Davis) and Anne Garland Mahler (University of Virginia). “The most perfect example of the modern State,” wrote Marx and... read more about Radical Aesthetics  »


Wednesday, September 5, 2018

Novel Terms Symposium Recap By: Matthew Taft and Hannah Rogers Symposium In light of recent debates about the meaning and efficacy of "critique" and "suspicious reading," the graduate student planning committee desired to provoke a broader conversation about the... read more about Novel Terms Symposium Recap »


Monday, May 21, 2018

On April 20, NOVEL: A Forum on Fiction hosted its 2018 spring symposium, Novel Terms, at Duke University. Featuring three speakers — Leigh Claire La Berge (BMCC CUNY), Josh Gang (UC Berkley), and Kenneth Warren (University of Chicago) — and a roundtable featuring Rita Monticelli,... read more about Novel Terms Symposium Videos »


Pages