Working group on the novel

The Center for Study of the Novel is pleased to announce the spring quarter schedule of meetings for the Working Group on the Novel. This year’s line-up continues to showcase a great variety of topics and interests, and we hope to see all of you at one or more of our events in the coming months!

spring 2017

2 May Cynthia Laura Giancotti DLCL on Knausgaard’s autobiographical novel 6:00pm to 8:00pm Terrace
Room
16 may Andrew Shepherd English on representations of Africa in speculative fiction 6:00pm to 8:00pm Terrace
Room
6 june Boris Shoshitaishvili Comp
Lit
on “The Triadic hero of the Iliad” 6:00pm to 8:00pm Terrace
Room

winter 2017

24
January
Sylvan Goldberg English on the poetics of complicity in Godwin’s Caleb Williams 6:00pm to 8:00pm Terrace
Room
7
February
Tasha Eccles English on Chinese detective fiction 6:00pm to 8:00pm Terrace
Room
28 February Abigail Droge English on working-class literacy movements and the 19th-century novel 6:00pm to 8:00pm Terrace
Room

fall 2016

25
October
Nathan Wainstein English on novelistic retention 6:00pm to 8:00pm Terrace Room
14
November
Wei Peng EALC on Chinese detective fiction 6:00pm to 8:00pm Terrace Room
6 December Natalie Deam French on the French literary response to Darwin 6:00pm to 8:00pm TBA