Architectures of the Novel: A NOVEL Colloquium


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Free and Open to the Public

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10.00 -11.15  Adrienne Brown (University of Chicago) // How Do You Represent a Problem like Institutional Racism? — The Horizons of Fair Housing in The Landlord (1966) and The Landlord (1970)

11.30-12.45  Lilian Chee (National University of Singapore) // Anxious Domesticities: The Ruled and the Unruly in the Tropics

12.45-14.00  Lunch

14.00-15.15  Michael Jonik (University of Sussex) // The Underground Novel

15.30-16.45  Grace Musila (University of Witwatersrand) // The Narrative Pressures of Black Precarity in Dinaw Mengestu’s Fiction

17.00-18.00  Response // Nancy Armstrong (Duke University), Ankhi Mukherjee (University of Oxford), Helen Small (University of Oxford)

18.00-19.00  Reception


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