Narrative 2020 is the annual conference for the International Society for the Study of Narrative. Information on the society, as well as past and future conferences, can be found here:

The conference is hosted by Mississippi State University, and has sponsorship from the University of New Orleans and Tulane University. In addition, the conference is supported by the Society’s 2020 Affiliated Institutions:

  • Narrare: Centre for Interdisciplinary Narrative Studies, Tampere University, Finland

  • Project Narrative, Ohio State University

  • Georgetown University

The conference organizers are Kelly Marsh and Dan Punday (both from Mississippi State University), with help from Nancy Easterlin (University of New Orleans).

The meandering Mississippi river imagery on this page comes from Harold Fisk’s 1944 “The Alluvial Valley of the Lower Mississippi River” prepared for the Army Corps of Engineers. You can read about the map here.