Members’ News

Dear all,

As we enjoy the summer we have a raft of Members’ News to share, celebrating your fantastic achievements in the last six months.

Selected Members’ News:
Chris Campbell and Michael Niblett at Exeter and Warwick Universities respectively have won a large Leverhulme grant for a project on ‘World Literature and Commodity Frontiers’ – congratulations Chris and Mike! They will be running a number of exciting events relating to this project. If you’re curious, or would be interested in attending, we’ll post the details on our social media in due course.

Kate Houlden’s new, co-edited book,
Popular Postcolonialisms is just out, featuring essays by network members Chris Campbell and Wendy Knepper amongst others.  

Kelly Yin Nga Tse has a review of a number of world literary texts in the International Journal of Postcolonial Studies, which covers books by the Warwick Research Collective, Aamir R. Mufti and Pheng Cheah.

Dan Hartley co-organised a successful conference, ‘
Archives of Resistance: Cosmopolitanism, Memory and World Literature’ in June at Leeds University, while Christinna Hobbs co-organised the thought-provoking ‘Reality Interrupted: New Perspectives on Magic Realism’ at Liverpool John Moores University in July.

Keeping in Touch:
We’re now up to 750+ members and followers across social media, which is great news. Please do keep sharing and ‘liking’ our posts and generally spreading the word! If you’re not already following us. then do click on our Facebook or Twitter links via the symbols below for more frequent updates.

The network offers an international forum for discussion and we are keen to involve as wide a range of participants as possible, so please do get in touch and let us know your news. In particular, if you have
talks, cfps or publications you would like us to promote, do forward the details on.

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All the best,

Kate, Sorcha and Treasa