Postcolonial and World Literatures Seminar

The aim of the seminar is to foster a dynamic and interdisciplinary postcolonial research culture supportive of individual scholarship. Finalists, M.St. and D.Phil. students, lecturers, fellows, scholars from across the university community – all are welcome.
If you’d like to appear on the seminar mailing list, please email ann.ang@wadham.ox.ac.uk OR gavin.herbertson@st-catz.ox.ac.uk
Type: Seminar Series
Series organisers: Elleke Boehmer, Ankhi Mukherjee, Pablo Mukherjee
Timing: Weeks 2, 4, 6, 8. Thursdays, 5.15pm

Talks:

Thursday 24 October 2024 (2nd Week, Michaelmas Term)

Re-envisioning Interculturality through Decolonial Options: A search for a new Ethics of Performance
Date: 24 October 2024, 17:30 - 18:30 (Thursday, 2nd week, Michaelmas 2024)
Speaker : Rustom Barucha (Leverhulme Visiting Professor, University of Kent)
Venue Details: Okinaga Room
Organisers: Prof. Pablo Mukherjee (Wolfson), Prof. Ankhi Mukherjee (Wadham, Oxford), Prof. Elleke Boehmer (Wolfson)
Hosts: TBA

Thursday 21 November 2024 (6th Week, Michaelmas Term)

A panel to mark the 25th anniversary of J. M. Coetzee’s influential novel Disgrace, with Derek Attridge (York) and Urmila Seshagiri (Tennessee)
Date: 21 November 2024, 17:30 - 18:30 (Thursday, 6th week, Michaelmas 2024)
Speaker s: Derek Attridge (University of York), Urmila Seshagiri (Tennessee)
Venue: Wadham College, Parks Road OX1 3PN
Venue Details: Okinaga room
Organisers: Prof. Pablo Mukherjee (Wolfson), Prof. Ankhi Mukherjee (Wadham, Oxford), Prof. Elleke Boehmer (Wolfson)
Hosts: TBA

Wednesday 27 November 2024 (7th Week, Michaelmas Term)

Allegory, Dystopia and Fiction in our Time
Date: 27 November 2024, 17:30 - 18:30 (Wednesday, 7th week, Michaelmas 2024)
Speaker : Supriya Chaudhuri (Jadavpur)
Venue: Wadham College, Parks Road OX1 3PN
Venue Details: Okinaga room
Organisers: Prof. Pablo Mukherjee (Wolfson), Prof. Ankhi Mukherjee (Wadham, Oxford), Prof. Elleke Boehmer (Wolfson)
Hosts: TBA

Thursday 5 December 2024 (8th Week, Michaelmas Term)

Emergency as Genre
Date: 5 December 2024, 17:30 - 18:30 (Thursday, 8th week, Michaelmas 2024)
Speaker : Ayelet Ben Yishai (Haifa)
Venue: St Cross Building, St Cross Road OX1 3UR
Venue Details: History of the Book Room
Organisers: Prof. Pablo Mukherjee (Wolfson), Prof. Ankhi Mukherjee (Wadham, Oxford), Prof. Elleke Boehmer (Wolfson)
Hosts: TBA

Editors: Katy Terry, Hope Lukonyomoi-Otunnu