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Empire and Decolonisation workshop Day 1

Dates
Thursday, July 9, 2020 - 09:00 to 13:15
Location
Online

Co-organised by The Ferguson Centre for African and Asian Studies and the Postcolonial and Global Literatures Research Group

10.00 - 10.15

Introduction (Dr. Alex Tickell and Dr. John Slight)

10.15 - 10.30

Dr. Alex Tickell, Han Suyin’s Cold War Autofiction: Romance and Decolonisation

10:30 - 10:45

Anne Wetherilt, Decolonisation in the Middlebrow Novel: A Discussion of Cecilie Leslie’s Goat to Kali

10:45 - 11:05

Questions

 

10 minutes coffee break

11:15 - 11:30

Dr. Andrew Griffiths, Madness, Masculinity and Empire in Kipling’s Short Fiction

11:30 - 11:45

Dr. Angela Eyre, ‘Tods’ Amendment’, the native-born child and debates over tenancy legislation

11:45 - 12:05

Questions

 

10 minutes short break

12:15 - 13:10

Keynote lecture: Dr. Matthew Whittle (University of Kent), Decolonisation and the Aesthetics of Disorder