School of Languages, Linguistics and Film

Queen Mary Postcolonial Seminar

A seminar series hosted by Queen Mary University of London's Departments of English, Comparative Literature, and History. The seminar brings together scholars from Queen Mary and beyond with interests in postcolonial studies, broadly conceived.

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Term Two 2019 Convenors: Charlotta Salmi (English), Leslie James (History)

Events Calendar 2018-2019

6 March 2019 - Lecture: David Austin speaks about his new book 'The Poetics and Politics of Freedom: Linton Kwesi Johnson and the Unfinished Revolution'

Queen Mary Postcolonial Seminar presents David Austin on 'The Poetics and Politics of Freedom: Linton Kwesi Johnson and the Unfinished Revolution'

Wednesday 6 March 2019, 2-4 pm 

Laws 1.02 Mile, End Campus

 

 

 

27 November 2018 - Reading Group: A discussion of Fernando Coronil’s 'Toward a Critique of Globalcentrism: Speculations on Capitalism’s Nature'

Join us for a discussion of Fernando Coronil’s article 'Toward a Critique of Globalcentrism: Speculations on Capitalism’s Nature' , Public Culture 12:2 (2000), 351-74. 

27 November, 6pm, ArtsTwo 2.17

To download the article, please go to: http://muse.jhu.edu/article/26197

 

 

 

30 October 2018 - Public Lecture: 'Reading for the Planet: Environmental Crisis and World Literature' Jennifer Wenzel, Columbia University

Join us for a public lecture with Jennifer Wenzel (Columbia University) on the topic of 'Reading for the Planet: Environmental Crisis and World Literature'.

30 October 2018, 6pm

Film and Drama Studio (FADS), Arts Two, Mile End Campus

 

 

 

4 October 2018 - Work-in-progress Seminar: 'Dinkar's China Writings: The 1957 Chinese Literary Sphere in Hindi' (Adhira Mangalagiri, QMUL)

Queen Mary lecturer Adhira Mangalagiri will be discussing her current research on 'Dinkar's China Writings: The 1957 Chinese Literary Sphere in Hindi'.* 

4 October 2018 at 6 pm

ArtsTwo 2.17, Mile End Campus

*please email a.mangalagiri@qmul.ac.uk for a copy of the paper