Comparative Literature, Competition, World literature, Young Scholars Competition

Calling all recent PhDs in #complit! One week left to apply! #competition #comparativeliterature @bclapostgrad

**Reminder: Deadline on 31 July 2018** Peter Lang Oxford is delighted to announce the 2018 Peter Lang Young Scholars Competition in Comparative Literature. Proposals are invited from early career scholars ­in Comparative Literature for academic monographs to be evaluated by a distinguished editorial board. The winner of the competition will receive a contract to publish… Continue reading Calling all recent PhDs in #complit! One week left to apply! #competition #comparativeliterature @bclapostgrad

Comparative Literature, World literature

Call for proposals: 2018 Peter Lang Young Scholars Competition in Comparative Literature

Peter Lang Oxford is delighted to announce the 2018 Peter Lang Young Scholars Competition in Comparative Literature. Proposals are invited from early career scholars ­in Comparative Literature for academic monographs to be evaluated by a distinguished editorial board. The winner of the competition will receive a contract to publish the volume with Peter Lang. Proposals… Continue reading Call for proposals: 2018 Peter Lang Young Scholars Competition in Comparative Literature

African literature, American literature, English literature, Literature, Postcolonial Studies, World literature

Photos from the book launch: Fighting Words @TORCHOxford

Fighting Words: Fifteen Books that Shaped the Postcolonial World, edited by Dominic Davies, Erica Lombard and Benjamin Mountford, was launched today at The Oxford Research Centre in the Humanities (TORCH) in the Radcliffe Humanities Building at the University of Oxford. The launch included an introduction by the volume editors and a fascinating discussion with an… Continue reading Photos from the book launch: Fighting Words @TORCHOxford

African literature, American literature, English literature, Literature, Postcolonial Studies, World literature

Fighting Words published

Can a book change the world? If books were integral to the creation of the imperial global order, what role have they played in resisting that order throughout the twentieth century? To what extent have theories and movements of anti-imperial and anticolonial resistance across the planet been shaped by books as they are read across… Continue reading Fighting Words published

Cultural Studies, English literature, identity studies, Indian Literature, Women's Studies, World literature

Subjected Subcontinent published

This book offers a new, complex understanding of Indian writing in English by focusing its analysis on both Indo-Pakistani Partition fiction and novels written by women. The author gives a comprehensive outline of Partition novels in India, Pakistan, and Bangladesh written in English as well as an overview of the challenges of studying Partition literature,… Continue reading Subjected Subcontinent published

English literature, World literature

Politics of Cross-Cultural Reading published

The last two decades have witnessed an upsurge in scholarship on world literature. In most of this work world literature is understood as a concept in intellectual history, as a cultural system or as a curriculum to be taught. Grounded in three empirical case studies, this book complements such approaches by asking what world literature… Continue reading Politics of Cross-Cultural Reading published