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Announcement from Yuri Leving, Editor of NOJ

Submitted by dana_dragunoiu on Fri, 03/27/2020 - 14:58

Dear NOJ friends, members of the Editorial Board and the authors of Vol. XIII:

I would like to thank you all for your wonderful cooperation and for making this issue of the Nabokov Online Journal possible - despite the unfolding crisis! In addition to launching the new issue, we've made our entire digital archive free. You are welcome to forward this link to peers and friends, and to all those who might find solace these days in reading VN or anything related to his legacy: http://www.nabokovonline.com/news.html

We are humbled and grateful to The Vladimir Nabokov Literary Foundation for their generous support.

CALL FOR PAPERS MLA CONVENTION 2021

Submitted by dana_dragunoiu on Tue, 03/03/2020 - 12:05

For its next session at the MLA Convention 2021 (7-10 January, Toronto), the IVNS welcomes proposals on the following theme:

Playing with/for Time: Nabokov's Persistent Images

Nabokov created persistent images (visual and other), which mark readers' minds not unlike the phenomenon of retinal persistence. How do such images survive, confer timelessness to his fiction, or anchor it in a specific temporality?

Please send a 250-word abstract to Lara Delage-Toriel (ldelage@unistra.fr) and a short bio by March 24th, 2020.

Announcing 2020 Prizes for Writing on Nabokov

Submitted by dana_dragunoiu on Mon, 02/10/2020 - 09:20

The International Vladimir Nabokov Society (IVNS) is currently seeking submissions for its 2020 Prizes, generously funded by the Vladimir Nabokov Literary Foundation, for excellence in undergraduate and graduate-level work, published articles, and books. Work can be self-nominated. The deadline for nominations is April 30th.

Founded in 1978, the IVNS exists to promote the study and appreciation of Nabokov's work and awards annual prizes for outstanding essays and books in Nabokov studies.

Lolita in the #MeToo Era at ASEEES November 2020

Submitted by dana_dragunoiu on Sat, 02/08/2020 - 14:11
Dear Nabokovians: It is my pleasure to announce the following panel to be held at next year's ASEEES Convention in Washington, DC. The panel is organized by Dr. Elena Rakhimova-Sommers, editor of two books on Nabokov: Teaching Nabokov’s Lolita in the #MeToo Era (Rowman & Littlefield, forthcoming 2020) and Nabokov’s Women: The Silent Sisterhood of Textual Nomads (Rowman & Littlefield, 2017).

Call for Renewal of Memberships!

Submitted by dana_dragunoiu on Sat, 01/18/2020 - 07:54

Dear Members of International Vladimir Nabokov Society:

Happy New Year to you all and I hope this message finds you well. May 2020 bring us all only happy tidings.

It is the time of year to renew our IVNS memberships. Those of you who joined the Society or renewed your memberships since November 1, 2019, don’t need to do anything. Your memberships are active until the end of December 2020. 

In everyone else’s case, the time has come to renew your membership. Please go to the link below to complete your renewal:

https://thenabokovian.org/become-member