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Seminar Series

Postcolonial Studies Network

The aim of this seminar series on research in progress is to foster a dynamic and interdisciplinary postcolonial research culture across the School of Arts and Humanities, supportive of individual scholarship and as a platform for further collaboration.  Undergraduates, postgraduates and scholars from across the university community and elsewhere – all are welcome.

If you would like to join the seminar mailing list and / or present a paper, please contact the series convenor, Ruvani Ranasinha.

The Postcolonial Studies Network is supported by the King's Annual Fund.

Seminars 2012-13

Semester 2

1. Tuesday February 12th, 5pm, S2.39, Strand Campus
Dr. Chris Campbell (English and Comparative Literature, University of Warwick)
"Henry Swanzy at the BBC: World Literature and Broadcast Culture at the End of Empire"

2. Wednesday, March 6th, 5pm, 332N (Norfolk Building) Strand Campus
Dr. Jonathan Hill (Defence Studies, King’s College London)
'Word and Deed: Algeria and its Postcolonial Legacies' 

3. Wednesday, March 20th, 5pm Council Room, Strand Campus
Dr Victoria Kuttainen (James Cook University, Australia)
"The Transported Imagination: Interwar Trans-Pacificism and Literary Value"
This event is co-sponsored by the Menzies Centre and the Department of English

, 5pm, S2.39, Strand Campus (English and Comparative Literature, University of Warwick) , 5pm, 332N (Norfolk Building) Strand Campus (Defence Studies, King’s College London) , 5pm Council Room, Strand Campus (James Cook University, Australia)

Past seminars

October 2012
Rosinka Chaudhuri
(Cultural Studies at the Centre for Studies in Social Sciences, Calcutta)
‘Writing Literary history after theory: notes from the postcolony’

December 2011
Dr Rachel Gilmour
(University of London)
'Punning in Punglish, sounding 'poreign': Daljit Nagra and the politics of polygloss

 

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