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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

The PSA Newsletter #21 (Summer 2018): Decolonising Speculative Fiction

The PSA Newsletter #21 (Summer 2018) is now out. This special issue focuses on the topic of Decolonising Speculative Fiction, and features contributions from writers and experts in speculative fiction from Africa and the African diaspora, India, Iraq, the Philippines, and the Indigenous nations of North America and Australasia. We have also included reviews of related anthologies and academic books on postcolonialism and SF. A preview (the first 6 pages) is attached here and the full newsletter can be downloaded below. To access the ... Read more

Call for Poetry and Fiction (Postcolonial Text)

Call for Poetry and Fiction Literary Networks and Digital Media in Contemporary African Literatures Postcolonial Text, Double Guest Issue 13:3 & 13:4, 2018 We are delighted to announce a call for fiction and poetry to be included in a Double Guest Issue of Postcolonial Text entitled “Literary Networks and Digital Media in Contemporary African Literatures.” We are looking for unpublished poetry or short fiction (6,000 to 8,000 words) in English or African languages (with an English translation). Submission Procedure and Calendar: Texts and poems, along with a ... Read more

CFP: Special Issue on South Asian Graphic Narratives (Deadline 28 Feb, 2018)

The international peer-reviewed journal South Asian Review invites submissions to a special issue revolving around “South Asian Graphic Narratives” for its Winter 2018 issue. Graphic narratives across South Asia’s multiple languages arguably have a long history, from the colonial to the contemporary moment. From comics appearing in colonial publications to the Amar Chitra Katha series and more recent graphic novels published across South Asia, graphic narratives constitute a rich archive as well as medium for examining history, culture, identity, place, pleasure, ... Read more

Call for papers Literary Networks and Digital Media in Contemporary African Literatures Postcolonial Text, Double Guest Issue 13:3 & 13:4, 2018

Call for papers Literary Networks and Digital Media in Contemporary African Literatures Postcolonial Text, Double Guest Issue 13:3 & 13:4, 2018 The aim of this double guest issue is to examine the notion of network(s) in relation to literary production on the African continent. As a theoretical tool, the notion refers to a complex system of interconnected individuals or institutions, one that often transcends physical borders and that is hard to delineate due to its ever-evolving and shifting nature. If one tends to focus ... Read more

The PSA Newsletter #20 (Winter 2017-18): Convention Issue

The PSA Newsletter #20 (Winter 2017) is now out. This issue looks back on the second biennial PSA Convention that took place at Senate House, University of London in September, on the theme of Globalisation. The issue features contributions from organisers and participants sharing their experiences of the Convention, including summaries of their presentations by keynote speakers Sharae Deckard and Anna Bernard. We have also included reviews of individual panels and related book reviews. A preview (the first 7 pages) is attached ... Read more
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