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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

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

AHRC Midlands3Cities PhD funding for UK/EU students: Postcolonial Studies

AHRC Midlands3Cities funding for UK/EU students The Midlands3Cities Doctoral Training Partnership (M3C) is a collaboration between the University of Birmingham, Birmingham City University, De Montfort University, University of Leicester, Nottingham Trent University and The University of Nottingham. M3C is awarding up to 80 PhD Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) studentships for UK/EU applicants for 2018 entry. M3C is also awarding 7 Collaborative Doctoral Awards with partner organisations: Flatpack Festival, Leicester City Council, Nottingham City Museums and Galleries, Nottingham Contemporary, Oxford Lieder, Royal ... Read more

Dutch-Gambian co-production launches crowdfunding campaign

Dutch-Gambian co-production launches crowdfunding campaign   AMSTERDAM/SERRAKUNDA – Dutch filmmaking duo Bas Ackermann and Emiel Martens, in collaboration with Gambian media production house State of Mic, have launched a crowdfunding campaign for Gifts from Babylon, a new short fiction film about illegal migration from Africa to Europe. They aim to collect €10.000 to be able to record the film in The Gambia by the end of the year.      Last year Ackermann and Martens achieved their first success with Welcome to the Smiling ... Read more

Reminder: CFP for Special Issue on Jewishness and Postcoloniality (deadline 1 December 2017)

Jewishness and Postcoloniality in Literature, Culture and Theory CFP – Special Issue of The Journal of Jewish Identities Guest Edited by Sarah Phillips Casteel, Anna Guttman and Isabelle Hesse Similarities between Jewish and colonial subjects in terms of exclusion and racism were identified in the immediate postwar years by thinkers such as Hannah Arendt and Aimé Césaire. Until recently, however, there has been little exchange between Jewish and postcolonial studies. On the one hand, this absence of comparative work can be attributed to postcolonial theory’s ... 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

Call for papers: Special Issue on Native American Narratives in a Global Context

Call for Papers: Native American Narratives in a Global Context Special Issue to Appear in Transmotion: An Online Journal of Postmodern Indigenous Studies  Deadline for Abstracts: 1st October 2017 In the contemporary moment, the world has seen an increase in transnational and decolonial activist movements around indigenous rights. Idle No More, Rhodes Must Fall, the BDS movement for a Free Palestine and the Dakota Access Pipeline protests have all garnered international attention and trans-indigenous calls of solidarity. These politics have found their ways to ... Read more

CFP – Jewishness and Postcoloniality in Literature, Culture and Theory

Jewishness and Postcoloniality in Literature, Culture and Theory CFP – Special Issue of The Journal of Jewish Identities Guest Edited by Sarah Phillips Casteel, Anna Guttman and Isabelle Hesse Similarities between Jewish and colonial subjects in terms of exclusion and racism were identified in the immediate postwar years by thinkers such as Hannah Arendt and Aimé Césaire. Until recently, however, there has been little exchange between Jewish and postcolonial studies. On the one hand, this absence of comparative work can be attributed to postcolonial ... Read more

Ngugi wa Thiong’o in Vienna, 2-4 May 2017

SAVE THE DATE: Ngugi wa Thiong'o in Vienna, 2-4 May 2017   Ngugi wa Thiong’o, Distinguished Professor of English and Comparative Literature at the University of California, Irvine, is one of Africa’s most important writers and intellectuals. He was born in Kenya in 1938 into a large peasant family, attended university in Uganda and in England and started his career as a novelist in the 1960s. His novels include Weep Not Child (1964), Matigari (1986) and Murogi wa Kagogo (transl. Wizard of the Crow ... Read more

CfP: On Whose Terms?: Ten Years On…

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