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MULOSIGE seeks texts with aesthetic value and literary significance, with the understanding that World Literature is much more than a means to ‘represent’ a language or culture to a Western audience. These can be literary texts in any of MULOSIGE’s target languages, critical studies that inform our understanding of literature, or English renderings of primary texts which we hope will reach a wider audience.

MULOSIGE Reading List: Imagining Mid-Nineteenth-Century Beirut as a ‘City of the World’

By |August 9th, 2019|Categories: Digital Humanities and Archiving, Maghreb, Members, MULOSIGE Syllabi, Reading, Time Periods|Tags: , , , , , , |

This reading list was contributed by Dr Rita Sakr and addresses the mid-nineteenth-century cultural-geographical dynamics that constructed Beirut as a ‘city of the world’, helping us to consider how its production forms both a ‘crisis of representation’ and a ‘representation of crisis’.

MULOSIGE Reading List: The Significant Literary Geographies of African Festivals

By |July 31st, 2019|Categories: Digital Humanities and Archiving, Education and Taste, Horn of Africa, Literary Criticism, Members, MULOSIGE Syllabi, Reading|Tags: , , , , , , |

In an era where cultural festivals multiply, so-called African festivals have spread in Africa, but also outside of Africa, in major cities as well as in little-known villages, for example in provincial France. What are some of their implications and effects in the case of francophone African literature?

A Case of Exploding Markets: Latin American and South Asian Literary “Booms” in a Comparative Perspective

By |June 5th, 2019|Categories: Literary Criticism, North India, Reading, Translations|Tags: , , , , |

This excerpt is taken from an interview with Professor Kantor and Dr Fatima Burney about Kantor's upcoming book Even If You Gain the World: The Rise of South Asian Literature in Light of Latin America.

MULOSIGE Reading List: World Literature and Planetary Catastrophe

By |May 30th, 2019|Categories: Digital Humanities and Archiving, Genre, Literary Criticism, Members, MULOSIGE Syllabi, Reading|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

Dr Florian Mussgnug (UCL) provides a reading list on World Literature and Planetary Catastrophe.

MULOSIGE Reading List: The Poetics of the Orphan In Postcolonial Literature

By |May 29th, 2019|Categories: Digital Humanities and Archiving, Maghreb, Members, MULOSIGE Syllabi, North India, Poetry, Reading|

Matt Reeck (UCLA) offers a guided reading list to interrogate the "Poetics of the Orphan in Postcolonial Literature".

MULOSIGE London Libraries Project – Arabic

By |May 15th, 2019|Categories: Maghreb, North India, Outreach, Reading, Translations|Tags: , , , , |

MULOSIGE is working closely with the Council of Islington and a variety of community centres in a project to make London libraries more multilingual.

MULOSIGE London Libraries Project – English

By |May 13th, 2019|Categories: Maghreb, Outreach, Past events, Reading, Translations|Tags: , , , , , |

MULOSIGE is working closely with the Council of Islington and a variety of community centres in a project to make London libraries more multilingual.