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Barreessitoonni fi Qorattoonni Oromoo waa’ee Ogbarruu Oromoo Maal Jedhu?

By |2019-02-05T12:14:51+00:00February 5th, 2019|Categories: Horn of Africa, Reading, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , |

Ayele Kebede Roba discusses Oromo literature in the Oromo language; centring discussions of world literature outside of the English language.

“Ach Ba Gá Dom Labhairt Leat:” An Foclóir Aiteach and the Presence of Queer Culture as Gaeilge.

By |2019-01-14T14:28:49+00:00January 14th, 2019|Categories: Reading|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Jenny Moran introduces An Foclóir Aiteach, a dictionary that writes queer terminology into the Irish language.

Invitation to the Launch of the Arabic Language Collection at N4 Library

By |2018-11-19T16:47:58+00:00December 6th, 2018|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

It is a pleasure for us to present the list of the Arabic books available at N4 Library. The acquisition of the books stems from the will, shared by Islington Council and the members of the MULOSIGE research project at SOAS (University of London), to improve services provided, especially with regard to the variety of languages, cultures and literatures that coexist in London.

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.

Football and Migrant crises: Fatou Diome’s Le Ventre de l’Atlantique

By |2018-06-20T09:47:15+00:00June 19th, 2018|Categories: Horn of Africa, Reading|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Published in 2003, Fatou Diome’s début novel Le Ventre de l’Atlantique (The Belly of the Atlantic) followed a defining moment in modern Franco-Senegalese history: the 2002 Fifa World Cup.

From indigenous to Catalan?: Shifting paradigms of identity in the limits of Moroccan literatures

By |2018-06-11T10:27:55+00:00June 11th, 2018|Categories: Maghreb, Reading|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Hispanophone Maghribi authors have not yet made inroads into the Spanish literary scene and academia, nor in the Moroccan one. This double absence derives on the one hand from the particularities of this colonial context, but it is also related to the general absence of Hispanophone literatures within the field of postcolonial studies, where issues related to the modern Spanish colonies are not often discussed.

Orature, Literature and History: Exploring Northern Indian Popular Culture (19c-20c) – PART 1

By |2018-05-02T13:22:32+00:00May 29th, 2018|Tags: , , , , , |

How does awareness of contemporary orature change the way we approach historical texts? How can we use these texts as sources to write a history of the region which produced them? How can we use narrative patterns to compare distant forms of orature? And how can we make orature seriously part of the study of world literature?