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A Case of Exploding Markets: Latin American and South Asian Literary “Booms” in a Comparative Perspective

By |2019-06-05T09:54:36+01:00June 5th, 2019|Categories: Literary Criticism, North India, Reading, Translations|Tags: , , , , |

This excerpt is taken from an interview with Professor Kantor and Dr Fatima Burney about Kantor's upcoming book Even If You Gain the World: The Rise of South Asian Literature in Light of Latin America.

Postcolonial Print Cultures Conference Report

By |2019-04-12T14:14:35+01:00February 21st, 2019|Categories: Horn of Africa, Journals, Literary Criticism, Maghreb, North India, Past events|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

The Postcolonial Print Cultures Conference was convened at SOAS University of London on the 11-12th January 2019. The methodological conditions behind the conference are to consider the historical moment of the Cold War in ways other than by splitting the world into two spheres.

Jean Rhys’ Wide Sargasso Sea

By |2018-08-22T09:14:00+01:00August 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 |2019-04-12T14:25:30+01:00July 18th, 2018|Categories: Maghreb, Poetry, 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 |2019-05-28T11:16:32+01:00July 18th, 2018|Categories: Gender and Queer Studies, 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+01:00June 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 |2019-04-12T14:34:39+01:00September 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 |2019-04-12T14:37:59+01:00July 6th, 2017|Categories: Genre, Interventions, Popular and Pulp Fiction, Translations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

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