Eastern Europe, Europe, European history, European Studies, Memory Studies, migration studies, Postcolonial Studies

New books in #MemoryStudies @MemoriesFutur @KatiaPORT @IMLR_News

We are pleased to announce new books in the Cultural Memories series edited by Katia Pizzi. Books in the series will be on display and for sale at the Memories of the Future conference at the Centre for the Study of Cultural Memory at the Institute of Modern Languages Research on 29-30 March 2019. Please come… Continue reading New books in #MemoryStudies @MemoriesFutur @KatiaPORT @IMLR_News

Australian Studies, Cultural Studies, Literary Studies, Postcolonial Studies, prize

Xu Daozhi wins Biennial Australian Studies in China Book Prize 2018

Xu Daozhi was awarded the Biennial Australian Studies in China Book Prize 2018 for an Original Work of Scholarship (in English) for her book Indigenous Cultural Capital: Postcolonial Narratives in Australian Children’s Literature. Congratulations, Daozhi! Her book was published earlier this year in the Australian Studies: Interdisciplinary Perspectives series edited by Anne Brewster and affiliated… Continue reading Xu Daozhi wins Biennial Australian Studies in China Book Prize 2018

Book launch, Postcolonial, Postcolonial Studies

Book launch: Fighting Words: Fifteen Books that Shaped the Postcolonial World

Fighting Words: Fifteen Books that Shaped the Postcolonial World, edited by Dominic Davies, Erica Lombard and Benjamin Mountford, will be launched at the Australian National University on Tuesday 20 February 2018 at 4pm. The event will include a panel discussion with Elleke Boehmer, Michael R. Griffiths, Benjamin Mountford and Christina Twomey. The launch will take place in Room 2.02… Continue reading Book launch: Fighting Words: Fifteen Books that Shaped the Postcolonial World

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

Book launch, Literary Studies, Literature, Postcolonial, Postcolonial Studies

Book launch: Fighting Words

Fighting Words: Fifteen Books that Shaped the Postcolonial World, edited by Dominic Davies, Erica Lombard and Benjamin Mountford, will be launched on Friday 20 October 2017 at 12.30 pm in the Radcliffe Humanities Building at the University of Oxford. The launch will include a discussion by an expert panel: Wale Adebanwi (Rhodes Professor of Race… Continue reading Book launch: Fighting Words

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, Postcolonial Studies

Book launch: Imperial Infrastructure and Spatial Resistance in Colonial Literature, 1880–1930 @drdomdavies @TORCHOxford

Imperial Infrastructure and Spatial Resistance in Colonial Literature, 1880–1930, by Dominic Davies, will be launched tomorrow, Wednesday 7 June, at 6 pm in the Colin Matthew Room in the Radcliffe Humanities Building at the University of Oxford. The launch is sponsored by the Race and Resistance Programme at The Oxford Research Centre in the Humanities… Continue reading Book launch: Imperial Infrastructure and Spatial Resistance in Colonial Literature, 1880–1930 @drdomdavies @TORCHOxford

Cultural Studies, English literature, Postcolonial Studies

Imperial Infrastructure and Spatial Resistance in Colonial Literature, 1880–1930 published

Between 1880 and 1930, the British Empire’s vast infrastructural developments facilitated the incorporation of large parts of the globe into not only its imperial rule, but also the capitalist world-system. Throughout this period, colonial literary fiction, in recording this vast expansion, repeatedly cited these imperial infrastructures to make sense of the various colonial landscapes in… Continue reading Imperial Infrastructure and Spatial Resistance in Colonial Literature, 1880–1930 published