Literary Commons! Translation Workshops

To be held 5-6 April 2016, 10am-5pm, at The Library at the Docks, 107 Victoria Harbour Promenade, Docklands VIC This year’s event brings us the Dalit Indian writer, Ajay Navaria, whose work will be translated from Hindi into English and from English into Italian and Japanese. We are very excited to confirm the following lead-translators: … Continue reading →

“Weaving Relations: Poetry and People across Continents”

On 12 January 2015 the Department of English & Other Modern European Languages, Visva-Bharati, is proud to host Lionel Fogarty and Ali Cobby Eckermann, two internationally renowned Indigenous poets from Australia.

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Literature Festivals in India, January 2015

LITERARY COMMONS! participants are attending three literature festivals in India in January 2015: Jadavpur University Translation School, Literary CommApeejay Kolkata Literature Festival, and Jaipur Literature Festival.

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Indian Festivals and Conferences December 2014

LITERARY COMMONS! participants attended two in India in December 2014: Goa Arts and Literary Festival and the Madras University Indigenous Conference.

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Indian Festivals and Symposia September 2014

LITERARY COMMONS! participants attended two literature festivals in India in September 2014: the Bangalore Literature Festival
and the Mysore University Indigenous Symposium

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Voice, Suppression & Imagination

“There are millions and billions of stories to be told, and in the maelstrom of identities and thoughts, finding your voice is the most liberating thing you can do to your writing.” Contemporary Indigenous Writing from Australia, report on Bangalore Literature Festival by Nupur Sachdev


The launch took place on the Rooftop, Gadigal Centre, Redfern, 23 September 2014.

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After Dreaming: Australian Indigenous Literature Symposium

The Department of Studies in English, University of Mysore, presents After Dreaming: Australian Indigenous Literature Symposium on September 29-30, 2014.

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Please join us to celebrate the launch of this unique project, co-hosted by the First Nations Australia writers Network, 5.30-7.30, Tuesday 23rd September 2014

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