Newsletters

The PSA Newsletter #23 (August 2019)

This special issue of the PSA newsletter focuses on Postcolonialism and Visual Culture. Our contributors examine how the relationship between these two fields has evolved in the last ten years, and ask how postcolonial visual culture represents and engages with the histories and processes of the colonial and the postcolonial. This issue also includes reports on events such as the Australian Association for Caribbean Studies 2019 conference, the launch of the New Voices in Postcolonial Studies network and an International Showcase event ... 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

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

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

The PSA Newsletter #19 (Summer 2017): ‘The Future of Postcolonial Studies’

The PSA Newsletter #19 (Summer 2017) is now out. The theme of this issue is 'The Future of Postcolonial Studies', inspired by a recent panel discussion organised by the PSA. The issue includes papers presented at the panel, an interview with one of our founding members and a number of related book reviews. You will also be introduced to the new Executive Committee of the PSA, who will serve until 2020. A preview (the first 10 pages) is attached here and the ... Read more

Winter 2017 Newsletter

The Winter 2017 issue of the PSA Newsletter is now available to download. This issue is open-themed though inflected by some of the seismic global changes that are shaping the world at the moment, which appear to testify more than ever to the urgency of adopting a postcolonial perspective. Highlights include two articles reflecting on "Brexit", a review of Nikesh Shukla's timely anthology The Good Immigrant, reports on recent postcolonial conferences and projects, announcement of the winner of the PSA/JPW Postgraduate Essay ... Read more

Summer 2016 Newsletter

The Summer 2016 issue of the PSA Newsletter is now available to download. This issue focuses on the topic of 'Postcolonial Cities'. Highlights include Léopold Lambert's report from the Calais 'Jungle', Zahira Asmal on Johannesburg as 'Arrival City', Monique Michal Marks on the increased securitization of South Africa's urban centres and photography by Jodi Bieber and Bradley Garrett. You will also find reports on recent conferences and research networks and PSA news. A preview is available here. Log in to your member's account to view the full newsletter (paid members only).   Read more

The Winter 2015-16 issue of the PSA Newsletter is now available

The Winter 2015-16 issue of the PSA Newsletter is now available to download. This issue focuses on the recent PSA Convention on the topic of 'Diasporas', which took place at the University of Leicester in September. Highlights include an interview with keynote speaker John McLeod, paper and panel reports and reviews of recent books that tie in with the convention theme. Preview available here (click on read more).  Log in to your member's account to view the full newsletter (paid members only).   Read more

Spring/Summer 2015 Newsletter

The Spring/Summer 2015 issue of the PSA Newsletter #15 - Spring 2015 is now available to download. The theme for this issue is 'Postcolonialism and/or Feminism' and contains a range of articles, interviews and book reviews related to the topic, as well as reports on recent Postcolonial events and other PSA news. You must log-in and be a paid-up member in order to view the Newsletter. Read more
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