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Conference: “Intellectuals Across Borders: Writers, Artists, Activists”

University of Münster, 5-6 September 2019  Co-hosted by the University of Lisbon "Misala ya silent" © Mbajani G. Nyangulu The second PIN Network Conference "Intellectuals Across Borders: Writers, Artists, Activists" will take place in Münster/Germany, co-hosted by the University of Münster and the University of Lisbon. The opening event is scheduled for the evening of Sept. 4, 2019. The conference closes on Sept. 6, 2019. Intellectuals Across Borders explores the dynamic formations of postcolonial intellectual work in the manifold European public spheres. The conference works with the idea ... Read more

PSA Convention 2019: Second submission deadline added

Thanks to all those who have submitted proposals for papers and panels for the upcoming PSA Convention to be held at the University of Manchester from 11th to 13th September 2019. We are delighted to say that we have received the largest number of submissions for a PSA convention to date. A number of members have expressed concern about submitting a proposal, or indeed making any travel plans, before the upcoming UK withdrawal from the European Union scheduled to take place on 29th March 2019. In ... Read more

Call for Contributions: PSA Newsletter #23 – Postcolonialism & Visual Culture

In "Notes on Postcolonial Visual Culture" (2011), Arvind Rajagopal points out that Analysts of visual culture have only recently begun to reckon with the complexity of postcolonial visual culture, acknowledging that it presents discontinuous temporalities and complex aesthetic forms that challenge routine ways of relating the history of media form to conventional historical processes. (11) In this special issue of the PSA newsletter we examine how the relationship between postcolonialism and visual culture has evolved in the last ten years, and we ask ... Read more

The PSA Newsletter #22 (December 2018)

The PSA Newsletter #22 (December 2018) is out now. In addition to book reviews, the call for papers for the 2019 PSA convention, and a call for contributions for #23 (Postcolonialism and Visual Culture), this open-themed issue includes reports about exciting events that were funded by the PSA and the new partnership between the PSA and Routledge. A preview (the first 9 pages) is attached below and the full newsletter can be downloaded by paid-up members. To access the download link, please first log in (under ... Read more
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Photos from PSA Book Launch: New Directions in Diaspora Studies

Thanks to all those who attended, to our contributors and special thanks to Professor John McLeod for making the trip to Manchester to introduce the book. Read more

Free Routledge Chapter Sampler: Justice

To tie in with the special topic of our the 2019 PSA Convention, we're delighted to announce that the PSA chapter sampler on Justice is now available for free download. This is part of the exciting new benefits offered by the PSA/Routledge partnership to all current PSA members. Please follow the links below for further details (you must be logged in to access these):* Read more

PSA Book Launch: New Directions in Diaspora Studies

Please join us for the launch of New Directions in Diaspora Studies: Cultural and Literary Approaches. This essay collection brings together contributions emerging from the PSA’s 2015 convention on Diasporas held at Leicester University. When: Thursday, October 25 at 6 PM Where: Manchester Metropolitan University, Business School room 5.03. Wine and nibbles will be on hand and there will be an introductory talk by Professor John McLeod (University of Leeds). Copies of the book will also be available to purchase at a highly discounted price. We ... Read more

New Routledge Benefits for PSA Members

ANNOUNCING A NEW AND EXCITING BENEFIT FOR Postcolonial Studies Association members Enjoy Routledge special offers & more with the PSA The PSA have partnered with Routledge and are delighted to offer you the following benefits: Browse new & noteworthy Postcolonial Studies books in a specially curated book collection Enjoy a 20% discount across the whole range of Routledge books 14-day free journal trial – access the latest two full issues of any Taylor and Francis journal, including Journal of Postcolonial Writing, Interventions, and Postcolonial Studies Download free resources to help ... Read more

CFP out for next PSA Convention in 2019

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PSA Convention Publication: New Directions in Diaspora Studies

New Directions in Diaspora Studies: Cultural and Literary Approaches, edited by Sarah Ilott, Ana Cristina Mendes and Lucinda Newns, has recently been published by Rowman & Littlefield. It brings together contributions emerging from the PSA’s 2015 convention on Diasporas held at Leicester University. A description of the book and some reviews are included below. Please consider ordering a copy for your libraries! Description: This collection brings together new critical approaches to diaspora studies, branching out to areas such as literary studies, visual culture, and museum studies, ... Read more
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