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 »

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 about Novel Disconnections Recap »

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 about Spring 2017 Symposium at Duke: Novel Disconnections »

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 about Upcoming Event: Nathan Hensley Talk at Duke University »

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Tuesday, January 17, 2017

On March 9, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., in Duke University's FHI Garage, The Novel Project at Duke presents: A symposium: Globalizing the Novel Featuring, Jeanne-Marie Jackson (Johns Hopkins): The Global Novel of Non-Ideas: The African Death of Philosophical Suicide." Anna Bernard (Kings College London... read more about A Symposium: Globalizing the Novel »

Saturday, November 5, 2016

Jane Elliott Lecture and Graduate Student Seminar Recap By: Kevin Gallin  Novel: A Forum on Fiction, and the Novel Project at Duke, along with the Duke English Department enthusiastically welcomed back Jane Elliott, senior lecturer of post-’45 Literary and... read more about Jane Elliott Visit to Duke Recap »