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.
Is there such thing as a single language? Capildeo's poetry emphasises linguistic multiplicity even in monoglot societies.
Join Yasmine Seale and Robin Moger as they work on an experimental translation of Ibn Arabi’s cycle of odes, The Interpreter of Desires.
Sinjini Chatterjee discusses the portrayal of a female utopia in Rokeya Hossain's Engish language short story, "Sultana's Dream".
Christie Cheng explores the constructions and re-constructions of violent truths in Seno Gumiro Ajidarma's short stories.
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?