Transmotion: An Online Journal of Postmodern Indigenous Studies, Vol 5, No 1 (2019)
Native American Narratives in a Global Context
In our contemporary moment, the world is seeing an increase in transnational Indigenous and decolonial activist movements. Idle No More, the BDS movement for a Free Palestine, and #NoDAPL and Mni Wiconi have all garnered international attention and trans-cultural calls for solidarity. These movements exemplify and build on long traditions of Indigenous resistance in international contexts and commitments to other marginalized groups. Mindful ...
A postgraduate and early career conference at the Oxford Comparative Criticism and Translation (OCCT) Research Centre, University of Oxford, 22 FEBRUARY 2020
World Literature as a discipline has generated much debate, with scholars vying to define and delimit the field (see Damrosch, Apter, Moretti, Casanova, Spivak). This disruption of the definitional confines of World Literature stands alongside a radical questioning of the parameters of Modernism, Postcolonial, and Comparative Literature studies. Our conference aims to explore the demarcation, widening, and recalibration of ...
238 pages, Routledge
Paperback ISBN 9780367218416Hardback ISBN 9781138494572E-book ISBN 9780367149031
UK and US versions available; South Asian version available in August
This book, companion to the much-acclaimed Dalit Literatures in India, examines questions of aesthetics and literary representation in a wide range of Dalit literary texts. It looks at how Dalit literature, born from the struggle against social and political injustice, invokes the rich and complex legacy of oral, folk and performative traditions of marginalised voices. The essays and interviews systematically explore a ...
316 pages, ISBN 978-2-36781-291-5, Presses universitaires de la Méditerranée
French Guyane, Guyana and Suriname are not often focused on. Sometimes French Guyane is believed to be an island, and one often wonders where Guyana is situated, or Suriname. This collection of essays aims to increase the visibility of the Guyanas and more particularly of the three countries mentioned above. It also means to contribute to scholarship already published and share the knowledge across various disciplinary fields. It will question the traditional divide ...
We are welcoming submissions for a Special Issue of Tulsa Studies in Women’s Literature on experimentation and innovation in contemporary Black British Women’s Writing (eds. Elisabeth Bekers, Elizabeth-Jane Burnett and Helen Cousins).
This special issue aims to appraise the burgeoning field of Black British Women’s Writing in a collection of essays that considers the literary innovations of British women of African and African-Caribbean descent since the 1990s. The issue will highlight the centrality of aesthetic creativity in writing by black British women in order ...
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 ...
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 ...
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.