Professor Francesca Orsini is the Principal Investigator of the MULOSIGE project, and leader of the North India case study. She is Professor of Hindi and South Asian Literature, as well as Chair of the CCLPS. Her research interests range from modern and contemporary Hindi literature to the multiligual history of literature in early modern North
In this post, Fatima Burney interviews David Hirsch, the former librarian for Jewish, Middle Eastern, Central Asian, South Asian, and Armenian Studies at UCLA, on matters related to archival resources in Urdu.
MULOSIGE is excited to announce that we will be running the Multilingual London Festival. This festival celebrates the diversity of languages being spoken in London and examines how different languages interact with each other.
Scheherezade Cultural events are part of the MULOSIGE Libraries project, which aims to fill London libraries with multilingual books and discussions! All events are free and everyone is welcome to attend. Dr Itzea Goikolea introducing the Arabic Collection at the N4 Library . MULOSIGE is working closely with the Council of
MULOSIGE is organising the conference "Oral Traditions in World Literature" on the 17 - 18th December 2019. Read the conference abstracts below. Oral Traditions in World Literature Image used with permission from ethiopiareads.org In this conference, we argue that oral traditions are a vital component of world literature, and not
Dr Assefa (aka Asafa) Tefera Dibaba is a poet, educator and researcher. He is the author of anthologies of poems in English and Oromo including: Anaany’aa (1998, 2006), Edas-Edanas (1997), Finfi (Ilyaada) (2014), Decorous Decorum (2006), and The Hug (2011), and has published works of prose including Danaa (2000), Eela (2009), Theorizing the Present
Orature plays a determinant role in literary expression around the world, but unwritten verbal arts have been explicitly excluded from definitions of world literature. Watch the recording from the roundtable on Contemporary Oral African Traditions to learn more about orature's place in world literature.
The MULOSIGE project (Multilingual Locals, Significant Geographies: SOAS University of London) is organising the conference Oral Traditions in World Literature on the 17-18 December 2019. This conference will take place at the Addis Regency Hotel, Addis Ababa (Ethiopia). You can read the conference abstracts here or explore the conference programme. Oral Traditions
Dr Claire Gallien lectures at the English Department of the University Paul Valéry Montpellier 3 and is member of the CNRS . She works on 17th-18th century orientalism, as well as contemporary Arab literatures in English and in translation. Her first book, L’Orient Anglais (Oxford, 2011), deals with the interactions between popular and scholarly