This reading list was contributed by Dr Anna Bernard and challenges the choice between nation and transnationalism that has often seemed central to theorizations of world literature, but which has tended to bypass internationalist networks of anti-colonial writers working within discrete national contexts.
Assistant Professor Levi Thompson (University of Colorado, Boulder) offers a reading list to re-orient conceptions of modernism, drawing on East-East exchanges.
Dr Florian Mussgnug (UCL) provides a reading list on World Literature and Planetary Catastrophe.
Matt Reeck (UCLA) offers a guided reading list to interrogate the "Poetics of the Orphan in Postcolonial Literature".
This is a course about the relationship between science, literature and development in the MENA region and the role science fiction in world literature.
This course attempts to break down common reading practices from three multilingual contexts: Morocco, North India and the Horn of Africa.