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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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Amina YaqinClaire ChambersJCL Journal Publishing Early Career WorkshopStephen MortonJanet Wilson from JPWPostcolonial Disasters PanelAnshuman Mondal with Rosi BraidottiSharae Deckard Keynote

Photos from the 2017 PSA Convention

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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

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
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