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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.

Writing Rumi in Whitman’s Image: On Coleman Barks, and the Appropriation of Rumi’s Poetry

By |2018-07-18T17:34:36+00:00July 18th, 2018|Categories: Maghreb, Reading|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Barks looks to create a rendition of Rumi that is intelligible to him. This endeavor manifests as a form of Orientalism, however subtle: it is Barks’ project to create Rumi and Rumi's poetry in his own image.

MULOSIGE Syllabus: Multilingual perspectives on gender in world literature

By |2018-07-18T14:42:26+00:00July 18th, 2018|Categories: Members, MULOSIGE Syllabi|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

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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.

What is postcolonial philology?

By |2017-09-12T11:13:44+00:00September 10th, 2017|Categories: Interventions, Keywords|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

S. Shankar argues that postcolonial philology can present "a powerful way of plumbing the depths of that dauntingly deep and shifting ocean of historical experience that we call the modern colonial encounter and its aftermath".

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