Professor Francesca Orsini and Laetitia Zecchini compiled Part II of the Special Issue: The Locations of (World) Literature: Perspectives from Africa and South Asia - Worlding Genres and Refractions. Orsini, Francesca and Letitia Zecchini (eds.) Special Issue: The Locations of (World) Literature: Perspectives from Africa and South Asia - Part II: Worlding Genres
In this podcast, Dr Fatima Burney talks to Professor Roanne Kantor about her upcoming book, Even If You Gain the World: The Rise of South Asian Literature in Light of Latin America.
A Case of Exploding Markets: Latin American and South Asian Literary “Booms” in a Comparative Perspective
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.
Assistant Professor Levi Thompson (University of Colorado, Boulder) offers a reading list to re-orient conceptions of modernism, drawing on East-East exchanges.
Dr Florian Mussgnug (UCL) provides a reading list on World Literature and Planetary Catastrophe.
This is a course about the relationship between science, literature and development in the MENA region and the role science fiction in world literature.
The conference programme for "Reading Together" in Multilingual Contexts Beyond Monolingual Methodologies, to be held in Università degli Studi di Napoli L’Orientale, Naples 11-12 April 2019.
Postcolonial Print Cultures Conference: Tambimuttu and Sivanandan: Cold-War America and International Socialism.
Tambimuttu and Sivanandan: Cold-War America and International Socialism Dr Ruvani Ranasinha (Kings College London) considers and contrasts the political positions and self-fashioning adopted during the careers of two mid-century Sri Lankan writers. Ranasinha recounts Tambimuttu’s self-stereotyping of the sensual Orient, first with his move to the UK in 1938, and later in terms
Ayele Kebede Roba discusses Oromo literature in the Oromo language; centring discussions of world literature outside of the English language.
Join author and performer Vayu Naidu as she leads a storytelling performance and workshop about stories that travel across cultures and languages. This event is supported by the MULOSIGE project at SOAS, University of London, and hosted by the N4 Library, Islington.