Schedule

The workshop will take place in Research Beehive, Room 2.21, inside the campus of Newcastle University. The Research Beehive is located on the second floor of the Old Library Building. Here is a map of Newcastle University for your convenience.

Thursday January 18, 2018

2-3:30pm: Session 1

Stephanie Newell (Yale), “Disconnecting the -Phone: Anglo-Scribes and Anglo-Literates in West African Newspaper History”
Sara Marzagora (SOAS), “The Emperor, the Intellectuals and the Press: Print Culture and Class Formation in Ethiopia (1941-1970)”

3:30-4: Coffee break

4-5:30: Session 2

Saronik Bosu (NYU), “News of the World: Printing the International in Nationalist Times, Amrita Bazar Patrika 1918-22”
Aakriti Mandhwani (SOAS), “From the Age of Dharma to the age of Dharmvir Bharti: Publishing Dharmyug
Fionnghuala Sweeney (Newcastle), “Playing with Print: CLR James, Paul Robeson and Toussaint L’ouverture

Friday January 19, 2018

9:30-11am: Session 3

Hala Halim (NYU), “Progressive Aesthetics in Two 1940s Egyptian Journals”
Emily Sibley (NYU), “Exposure: The Visual Culture of the Street and the Egyptian Revolution”

11-11:30pm: Coffee break

11:30-1: Session 4

Toral Gajarawala (NYU Abu Dhabi), “Sadequain’s Stranger”
Krupa Shandilya (Amherst), “An Incomplete Modernism: On Translating Miraji’s Lost Archive”

1-2:30: Lunch

2:30-4: Session 5

Laetitia Zecchini (CNRS, La Sorbonne), “What filters through the curtain”: Reconsidering Modernism, Travelling Literatures and Little Magazines in a Cold War Context
Sarah Niazi (Westminster), “Film Journalism and the Urdu Public Sphere in India (1930- 1947)”

4-4:30: Coffee break

4:30-6: Session 6

Round-table on “Postcolonial Publishing.” Chaired by James Procter (Newcastle), with Mark Byers (Newcastle University), Nicholas Laughlin, in remote connection (Caribbean Review of Books) in remote connection, Sejal Sutaria (King’s College London), Francesca Orsini (SOAS), and Jeremy Poynting (Peepal Tree Press).

Drinks and nibbles