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Jean Rhys’ Wide Sargasso Sea

By |2018-08-22T09:14:00+00:00August 15th, 2018|Categories: Horn of Africa, Reading|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Wide Sargasso Sea is an important piece of literature because it encourages us to think about local and transnational literary space.

SOAS CCLPS Critical Forum – Nadeschda Bachem & Yan Jia

By |2017-08-05T16:18:50+00:00July 6th, 2017|Categories: Interventions|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Opening horizons to the multifacetedness of cultural production on the Asian continent using case studies from Japan and South Korea, China and India

Reading group on Education and Comparative Colonialisms

By |2017-07-31T16:28:18+00:00March 15th, 2017|Categories: Past events, Reading Group|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

Education systems, and the literary works they prioritized, are an excellent inroad to outlining how literary forms and cultures responded to colonialism

Reading group with Javed Majeed (King’s College London)

By |2017-08-05T17:01:23+00:00February 22nd, 2017|Categories: Past events, Reading Group|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Javed Majeed joined us for an informative and enjoyable reading group where we discussed his work on the Linguistic Survey of India and its superintendent, George Grierson.

Qurratulain Hyder’s The Nautch Girl: A doubly multilingual text

By |2017-08-09T12:40:19+00:00January 29th, 2017|Categories: North India, Reading|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

What happens when a text from 17th century India passes through a double translation over the next two centuries? Qurratulain Hyder's translation of Hasan Shah's The Nautch Girl reveals some of the changes that occur when texts move across time and space.

Antonio Gramsci’s Anti-colonial Imagination podcast

By |2017-09-12T11:39:03+00:00November 23rd, 2016|Categories: Podcast|Tags: , , , , , , |

Dr Thomas Langley (King's College London) makes a case for reading Antonio Gramsci as an anti-colonial writer. By turning to some of Gramsci’s lesser-known pre-prison writings we can trace lines of continuity that underline the centrality of questions of colonial and imperial power in his work, and foreground the ways in which his writing is characterised by a consistent attempt to locate Italy as a terrain of struggle in relation to broader contours of colonial exploitation and anti-colonial resistance.