World Literature: For and Against (Part 2)

TORCH, the English Faculty and St Hugh’s College are delighted to invite you to an afternoon of talks and discussions led by Rosinka Chaudhuri, Mellon Global South Visiting Professor (Centre for Studies in Social Sciences, Calcutta in Kolkata).


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2pm    Introductory talk Robert J. C. Young (NYU)
3pm Workshop Questions of method led by Asha Rogers (Birmingham, discussing The Literary Thing), Fariha Shaikh (Birmingham, Indian Arrivals) and Andrew Dean (Oxford, Artefacts of Writing) with Rosinka Chaudhuri, Elleke Boehmer (Oxford) and Peter D. McDonald (Oxford)
5pm Keynote lecture Rosinka Chaudhuri ‘Whose World?’
6pm Panel-led Q&A with Francesca Orsini (SOAS), Robert Young (NYU), Jane Hiddleston (Oxford), and Matthew Reynolds (Oxford)


All welcome. Refreshments will be served!

We also have some funds to help with the travel costs for graduate students wishing to attend from outside Oxford. These will be allocated on a first-come-first-served basis. For details please contact Victoria McGuinness at TORCH: