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Tuesday, April 8, 2014

On the 19th of October, the Brown and Duke offices of NOVEL hosted a symposium titled Novel and the Anthropocene. Matthew Taylor (English, UNC, Chapel Hill), Tobias Boes (German, Notre Dame) and Noah Heringman (English, University of Missouri) gave a... read more »


Wednesday, March 5, 2014

Friday, April 4 10 am-­‐12 noon 1. Working the Land (Alpine) Chair: Ellen Rooney (Brown University) Panelists: Mark Browning (Johnson County Community College), “‘How You Gonna Keep Em Down on the Farm’: Rural Life as Eden in American Fiction” Elizabeth Duquette (Gettysburg College), “Building on... read more »


Tuesday, February 18, 2014

From July 1-4, University of Sidney will host a conference on the prosaic imaginary of the novel. See below for more info: CALL FOR PAPERS The conference will open up the nuances of the term ‘prosaic’ by exploring the privileged relationship between the novel genre and multiple and... read more »


Ursula Heise
Monday, January 13, 2014

We are pleased to announce that Ursula Heise is billed to speak at the 2014 SNS Conference on land and the novel.  Ursula K. Heise teaches in the Department of English and at the Institute of the Environment and Sustainability at UCLA. She is a 2011 Guggenheim Fellow and served as President of ASLE... read more »


Monday, January 13, 2014

1.   Complete the online registration form HERE. 2.    Make University Guest House reservation HERE  and use the following Group ID and... read more »


Monday, January 13, 2014

We are happy to announce that Ngugi wa Thiong'o is a plenary speaker at the 2014 SNS conference titled Land and the Novel.  Ngugi wa Thiong'o is Distinguished Professor of English and Comparative Literature at the University of California, Irvine. Born in Kenya in 1938 into a large peasant family,... read more »


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Monday, September 16, 2013

Friday, October 18th 2013 Duke University, FHI Garage, 1st Floor, Smith Warehouse, Durham, NC 27708 10:00 – 5:30 “The Anthropocene” is a recently coined, as-of-yet informal geologic period intended to mark the moment when human activities began to... read more »


Wednesday, September 4, 2013

Call For Papers Society for Novel Studies Conference at the University of Utah April 4-6, 2014 Organizers: Vincent Pecora, Scott Black, Jeremy Rosen Land and the Novel The history of the novel is in some... read more »


Sunday, September 1, 2013

Panel Topics for SNS Conference, April 4-6, 2014, University of Utah Conference Title: Land and the Novel 1.     Land, Territory, Nation, Empire 2.     Genres of Land: Saga, Pastoral, Georgic and the Novel 3.     Land, Law, and Property 4.     Working the Land 5... read more »


Thursday, July 25, 2013

1. 2014 SNS CONFERENCE It's almost two years since the highly successful 2012 Novel Worlds Conference took place at Duke University. (See photos from the conference ... read more »


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