Very quickly (must get into the habit of switching off at night), here’s the presentation from my most recent lecture: http://prezi.com/yx5t3bfe9bje/lecture-selvon/?kw=view-yx5t3bfe9bje&rc=ref-17118910.
As a nod to the narrative of the book-now-a-film I’ll be talking about — Yann Martel-slash-Ang Lee’s Life of Pi — my first entry for 2013 is a bipartite post on two ways in which particularly the recent film can be understood. Those who have read/seen Life of Pi will know what I’m talking about, in giving two […]
Kicking off a new era in this site, I want to talk about teaching. And although there are many things to be said about teaching that reflect quite negatively on the whole experience — just read this piece, by the inimitable Mary Beard for a perfect assessment of some of the shortcomings of the current […]
It was seem odd to write a blog post at the end of a day teaching postcolonialism on the theme of…postcolonialism. But, then, I am odd. Less flippantly, I just heard an interview with Kim Scott about his latest novel, That Deadman Dance (2011). Scott is the son of a native Australian father (from the […]