Digital Humanities and Archiving

/Digital Humanities and Archiving

As we aim to highlight the various routes of literary circulation that World Literature encompasses, the digital sphere is undoubtedly one of the most recent though potentially vibrant platforms of exchange.

Being Human

By |2019-05-14T16:08:16+01:00May 13th, 2019|Categories: Digital Humanities and Archiving, Maghreb, North India, Orality and Oral Forms, Past events, Podcast, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , |

In this podcast, Dr Vayu Naidu discusses the MULOSIGE project with Professor Francesca Orsini, Itzea Goikolea-Amiano and Jack Clift. As part of the Being Human festival, Dr Vayu Naidu gives a storytelling workshop at the N4 Library and discusses how multiple languages, improvisation and music can create fascinating new paths for stories and literature to travel across the world.

What’s in a Name? On Afghanistan’s Fraught Persian Language Politics

By |2019-04-12T14:18:11+01:00January 7th, 2019|Categories: Digital Humanities and Archiving, Maghreb, North India, Reading, Translations|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Ronah Baha discusses the politics of the BBC's decision to name their BBC Afghanistan page 'BBC Dari', focusing on the rich diversity of Persian literary and civilisational linguistic histories.

MULOSIGE Syllabus: Colonialism, a multilingual local and its significant geographies

By |2019-04-12T14:27:09+01:00May 31st, 2018|Categories: Digital Humanities and Archiving, Members, MULOSIGE Syllabi|Tags: |

To access this content, please register as a member of the MULOSIGE online community by visiting: http://mulosige.soas.ac.uk/register/. MULOSIGE will not share your data with anyone else, and the project complies with the SOAS Data Protection Policy

Beyond conflicts, crises and catastrophes: Afro-Pessimism in Western Media

By |2019-04-12T14:28:18+01:00May 31st, 2018|Categories: Digital Humanities and Archiving, Horn of Africa|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

Rachel Tabea Bossmeyer criticizes the afro-pessimism of mainstream Western Media and its ties to colonial literary productions.

What’s in a Meme?: Literature, Representation, and Renegotiation.

By |2019-04-12T11:54:30+01:00May 21st, 2018|Categories: Digital Humanities and Archiving, Reading|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Jenny Carla Moran is a Postcolonial studies MA student at SOAS University of London. She is the co-founder and a previous co-head editor of Trinity College Dublin's feminist journal, nemesis. Her current research interests include post-structuralism, gender theory, and embodiment in the digital age. Her perpetual interests include circles of femme friendships and cats."

Celebrating Online African Literature with The Brittle Paper Literary Awards

By |2019-04-12T14:31:48+01:00November 4th, 2017|Categories: Digital Humanities and Archiving, Horn of Africa, Maghreb|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

'Brittle Paper' founder Dr. Ainehi Edoro talks to Sana Goyal about how recognizing and promoting African literature online can fill in gaps left by traditional literary outlets and their gatekeepers.

Al-hubb Al-mustaheel / L’amour impossible: Love in a Time of Artificial Wombs

By |2019-04-12T14:40:47+01:00January 29th, 2017|Categories: Digital Humanities and Archiving, Gender and Queer Studies, Genre, Maghreb, Reading|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

Most Mauritanian fiction seems almost obsessively ethnographic but Moussa Ould Ibno breaks away from this trend and uses Science Fiction to comment on ethical questions of reproductive technology and love.

Bibliomigrancy: World Literature as a Pact with Books

By |2019-04-12T14:42:27+01:00October 11th, 2016|Categories: Digital Humanities and Archiving, Podcast|Tags: , , , , , |

Professor Venkat Mani (University of Wisconsin-Madison) politicise the idea of world literature. He argues that library and print and digital cultural histories assist in understanding world literature as historically conditioned, culturally determined, and politically charged, and focuses on the role of the state in the construction of world literature using Nazi Germany as a case study.