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MULOSIGE’s Syllabi are world literature courses, structured around the significant geographies of North India, the Maghreb and the Horn of Africa. We aim to provide resources that explore contexts and languages that are often neglected in discussions of world literature.

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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: Orature, World Literature and Mobility

By |August 5th, 2019|Categories: Digital Humanities and Archiving, Members, MULOSIGE Syllabi, North India, Orality and Oral Forms, Popular and Pulp Fiction|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Professor Catherine Servan-Schreiber (CNRS Paris) offers a reading list that explores orature and mobility in North Indian popular culture.

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?

MULOSIGE Reading List: International Solidarity and World Literature

By |July 1st, 2019|Categories: Digital Humanities and Archiving, Horn of Africa, Literary Criticism, Maghreb, Members, MULOSIGE Syllabi, Poetry|Tags: , , , , , , , |

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.

MULOSIGE Reading List: Re-Orienting Modernism, Mapping East-East Exchanges

By |May 30th, 2019|Categories: Digital Humanities and Archiving, Maghreb, Members, MULOSIGE Syllabi, Poetry, Themes|Tags: , , , , , , |

Assistant Professor Levi Thompson (University of Colorado, Boulder) offers a reading list to re-orient conceptions of modernism, drawing on East-East exchanges.

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 Syllabus: Science, Literature and Development in the MENA Region

By |May 28th, 2019|Categories: Genre, Horn of Africa, Maghreb, Members, MULOSIGE Syllabi, Popular and Pulp Fiction|Tags: , , , , , , , |

This is a course about the relationship between science, literature and development in the MENA region and the role science fiction in world literature.

MULOSIGE Syllabus: Multilingual perspectives on gender in world literature

By |July 18th, 2018|Categories: Gender and Queer Studies, Members, MULOSIGE Syllabi|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

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

By |May 31st, 2018|Categories: Digital Humanities and Archiving, Members, MULOSIGE Syllabi|Tags: |

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MULOSIGE Syllabus: ‘Reading together’ Literary Texts in Multilingual Contexts

By |May 31st, 2018|Categories: Members|Tags: , , |

This course attempts to break down common reading practices from three multilingual contexts: Morocco, North India and the Horn of Africa.

MULOSIGE Syllabus: Comparative Colonial Pedagogies

By |November 6th, 2017|Categories: Education and Taste, Members|Tags: |

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