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No Beginning, no End: Storytelling Performance and Workshop

By | 2018-08-02T11:56:39+00:00 November 17th, 2018|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

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.

Re-cognising Constructions of Violent ‘Truths’ in Seno Gumiro Ajidarma’s “The Incident”

By | 2018-08-23T09:41:22+00:00 August 23rd, 2018|Categories: North India, Reading|Tags: , , , , , , |

Christie Cheng explores the constructions and re-constructions of violent truths in Seno Gumiro Ajidarma's short stories.

Jean Rhys’ Wide Sargasso Sea

By | 2018-08-22T09:14:00+00:00 August 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.

NourbeSe Philip and destroying the English language

By | 2018-08-02T08:28:29+00:00 August 2nd, 2018|Categories: Horn of Africa, Reading|Tags: , , , , , |

Can the act of recycling the English language liberate those who have been snubbed by the hegemonic power? Is it a way of turning the master’s tools [...] against itself to be used as a device that dismantles the master’s unhinged, socially stratified house? 

Gender and Criminality in Bangla Crime Narratives: Late Nineteenth and early Twentieth Centuries

By | 2018-07-31T11:45:15+00:00 July 31st, 2018|Categories: North India, Reading|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

Gender and Criminality in Bangla Crime Narratives: Late Nineteenth and early Twentieth Centuries examines Bangla writings related to crime in the late 19th and early 20th century Bengal in terms of gender.

“Re-imagining the Maghreb beyond Mashreqi and colonial mediation: Morocco as a case study”

By | 2018-08-21T17:36:26+00:00 July 31st, 2018|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

The Maghreb strand of MULOSIGE put together a panel for the World Congress of Middle Eastern Studies (WOCMES), held in Seville (Spain), 16-20 July. Entitled “Re-imagining the Maghreb beyond Mashreqi and colonial mediation: Morocco as a case study,” the panel explored new theoretical and methodological tools to grasp Morocco’s complex cultural, literary, and historical specificities as well as its connection to wider ‘significant geographies’ including Europe, the Islamic West, and the Arabic-speaking world.

Arab Novelistic Traditions and the many multilingual realities of Arabic

By | 2018-07-27T09:09:14+00:00 July 27th, 2018|Categories: Maghreb, Reading|Tags: , , , , , , |

In this piece MULOSIGE researcher July Blalack reflects on her book chapter on the history of Mauritanian novels and how it fits in with the larger project of The Oxford Handbook of Arab Novelistic Traditions (OUP 2017; edited by Waïl S. Hassan). The handbook showcases how the Arabic novel has developed in many different

MULOSIGE Syllabus: Multilingual perspectives on gender in world literature

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

To access this content, please register as a member of the MULOSIGE online community by visiting: http://mulosige.soas.ac.uk/register/. MULOSIGE will not share your data with anyone else, and the project complies with the SOAS Data Protection Policy

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

By | 2018-06-20T09:47:15+00:00 June 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.

MULOSIGE recommends: Multiple impressions: the coexistence of scribal practices and printing technologies in texts

By | 2018-06-06T14:10:20+00:00 June 13th, 2018|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

An interdisciplinary symposium and workshop for graduate students and early-career researchers on the, Histories of the production and reproduction of texts in Asian and African geographies by copyists, scriptoria, or printers.