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 »

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 about A Conversation with Anne Garréta »

Sunday, January 14, 2018

Novel Terms April 20, 2018 Duke University, Ahmadieh Family Conference Room, Bay 4 Franklin Humanities Institute (Annual Novel symposium organized by Duke graduate students in consultation with the editorial board of Novel: A Forum on Fiction... read more about Spring 2018 Symposium at Duke: Novel Terms »

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 about Society for Novel Studies 2018 Conference: Novel Theory »

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 about The Novel & The Concrete Symposium Videos »

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 about The Novel & The Concrete Symposium Recap »

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 about Upcoming Event: Mark McGurl Visits Duke University »

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 about Fall 2017 Symposium at Brown: The Novel & The Concrete »