stanford | berkeley

On November 10th, the Center for the Study of the Novel will once again host the Graduate Forum on the Novel, our semiannual collaboration with the UC Berkeley Consortium on the Novel. This fall’s event will take up the theme of “The Novel and Scale” – please see below for a detailed CFP. The forum will be held at Stanford University in the Terrace Room from 5:00-6:30, with dinner and drinks after.

Graduate students working on the novel are invited to submit abstracts of 200-300 words to both Rachel Heise Bolten ( and Howard  Fisher ( by 5 pm on October 18. We look forward to reading your submissions, and are of course happy to answer any questions about the CFP or the event.

The novel and scale | call for papers