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Biennial Conferences

University of Tennessee at Chattanooga

The first biennial John Dos Passos Society conference was a huge success. We brought together speakers from across the United States and various other countries to discuss the importance of Dos Passos’s legacy, his impact on American modernism, and strategies for bringing him into the classroom.

Madrid 2016

Universidad Alfonso X el Sabio

The second biennial John Dos Passos Society conference was a truly international event. It gathered participants from different countries and dealt, among other topics, with Dos Passos´s relationship to Spain.

Lisbon 2018


The John Dos Passos Society will hold its third biennial conference in Lisbon. More information to follow.

News & Events



ALA 2017

The Dos Passos roundtable at ALA 2017 was a success!

Getting ready for ALA 2018.



Publication oportunities

EXTENDED DEADLINE. Madrid 2016 Conference participants are invited to submit revised version of their work for publication at an international publisher.

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