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MULOSIGE London Libraries Project – Arabic

By |2019-06-07T12:34:42+01:00May 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.

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.

MULOSIGE libraries project

By |2019-04-12T14:23:13+01:00August 2nd, 2018|Categories: Education and Taste, Events, Outreach, Translations|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Discover literature in Arabic at your local library! MULOSIGE is working with libraries in London to encourage them to stock books in multiple languages.

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.

Bibliomigrancy: World Literature as a Pact with Books

By |2017-03-29T17:50:10+01:00October 11th, 2016|Categories: |Tags: , , , , |

Professor Mani draws on his book Recoding World Literature: Libraries, Print Culture, and Germany’s Pact with Books to politicise the idea of world literature. Mani argues that investigations of 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.

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