Postcolonial Poetics will be featured as the Book at Lunchtime at The Oxford Research Centre in the Humanities (TORCH) on 30 January 2019.
Elleke will be joined an expert panel to discuss the book and its themes, the panel will include:
Professor Jane Hiddleston (Exeter College, Oxford)
Professor Ben Morgan (Worcester College, Oxford)
Professor Richard Drayton (King’s College London)
Dr Malachi McIntosh (Runnymede Trust)
Professor Robert Young (NYU)
The event is free and available to all, but booking is essential. Lunch will be provided from 12.30pm, and the discussion begins at 1pm.
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We are very excited to announce that the Australian edition of The Shouting in the Dark will be published by UWA Publishing in February 2019 as The Shouting in the Dark & Other Southern Writing.
Besides the beautiful new cover, readers can expect some exciting additions in this edition of the novel:
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The Shouting in the Dark is Ella’s story of surviving childhood and mapping new belonging. This Australian edition includes a new preface by the author, an interview that sets the book in relation to other stories of migration in the south, and selected writing by Elleke Boehmer about living in, navigating, and gravitating back to the southern hemisphere.
Elleke will be at the Perth Festival on 24 February 2019, promoting the Australian edition of The Shouting in the Dark. She will talks to Jane Cornes Maclean about the legacies of colonialism and how an individual can find their place in the world.