Society for Novel Studies: The Novel's New Worlds
Society for Novel Studies
Call for Papers: The Novel’s New Worlds
St. John’s College, University of Oxford
April 2-4, 2020
Highlights of the conference include:
Keynote lecture by Leah Price
Special panel on Novel Objects (RÊVE: European Romanticisms in Association)
Keyword and Novel Seminars lead by Nancy Armstrong – Adelene Buckland – Paul Crosthwaite – Mark Currie – Merve Emre –Alex Houen – Yoon Sun Lee – Deidre Lynch – B. Venkat Mani –Ellen Rooney – Helen Small – Vanessa Smith –Aarthi Vadde
Peripatetic seminar on speculative fiction led by John Plotz
The Society of Novel Studies invites proposals for its 2020 conference. The conference theme of “The Novel’s New Worlds” invites a broad approach that explores the theory of the novel as it enters into different geographies and forms.
Proposals may address one or more of these themes, but need not be limited to them:
- · The beginnings and endings of novels
- · The novel in Europe
Travels to and from the New World
- · Fictional new worlds
- · New theories of the novel
- · Old novels made new
Abstracts of no more than 200 words should be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org
Proposals for complete panels of 3-4 papers are welcome. All panels should last 90 minutes.
PhD students whose proposals are accepted will be offered free or low-cost single-bedroom college accommodation, subject to availability.
Deadline for proposals: 1 November 2019