Events

Literatures of the Middle East – reading group (London)

You are warmly invited to the next session of Literatures of the Middle East - a reading group for postgraduates and staff in London. This is a friendly, informal space to discuss Middle Eastern literature in English/English translation, open to all those with an interest in the region and its literatures. For the first of two sessions focussing on Baghdad, we begin with Sinan Antoon’s novel, The Corpse Washer. This session will be held at Queen Mary on Thursday, 30 July, from 18:00 ... Read more

Dalit Literature and / in Translation

An international conference at the British Centre for Literary Translation, University of East Anglia, Norwich, UK 29-30 June 2015 Registration is now open for the conference on Dalit literature and translation to be held on 29 and 30 June 2015 at the University of East Anglia, Norwich, UK. This conference is the fourth event hosted by the AHRC-funded Research Network ‘Writing, Analysing, Translating Dalit Literature’, which promotes a multi-disciplinary dialogue on Indian literature produced by Dalits (formerly known as Untouchables). This conference in ... Read more

Resources of Resistance: Production, Consumption, Transformation

The Biennial Postcolonial Studies Association (PSA) Postgraduate Conference 24-25 July 2014, University of York Confirmed keynotes: Professor Jennifer Wenzel (University of Minnesota), Dr Sharae Deckard (UCD) & Dr Anthony Carrigan (Leeds) Bringing together postgraduates, early career researchers, and keynote speakers from across the UK, the US and Europe, this two-day interdisciplinary conference addresses critical, topical, and increasingly urgent questions surrounding the concept and roles of resources within the postcolonial world and capitalist world-system. In particular, the conference seeks to probe the dialectical potential of ... Read more
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