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Diasporic Literary Archives in Malawi, Namibia and southern Africa

At the upcoming conference of ESARBICA (the Eastern and Southern Africa Regional Branch of the International Council on Archives), Lilongwe, Malawi, 7-11 August 2017, Dr David [ Read more… ]

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Diasporic Literary Archives at the ‘Archival Afterlives’ conference, Manchester, June 2017

Archival Afterlives: postwar poetry in English, John Rylands Research Institute, University of Manchester, 27-29 Manchester 2017 The opening session of this conference is a roundtable discussion [ Read more… ]

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Acquiring Winkler’s Archives for the National Library of Jamaica

Kim Robinson-Walcott   The Jamaican writer Anthony C. Winkler died in September 2015. His death was a personal loss for me in many ways. First of [ Read more… ]

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Archives in Danger: Grenada

The work done by the Diasporic Literary Archives Network on the preservation of archives in Grenada led to an important discussion at the fourth DLA workshop [ Read more… ]

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Diasporic Literary Archives in the Caribbean

The latest double issue of Caribbean Quarterly focuses on Caribbean Literary Archives and contains essays whose earlier versions were first delivered in 2014 at the Trinidad [ Read more… ]

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The Diasporic Literary Archives Network and the Commonwealth

A recently-published article on the Diasporic Literary Archives Network and the Commonwealth is now freely available on open access. Click on the link below to read [ Read more… ]

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Safe havens for archives at risk

In continuation from the discussions at the third and fifth DLAN workshops, the Diasporic Literary Archives Network was represented by Dr David Sutton at an “International [ Read more… ]

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Diasporic Literary Archives at ICLA Vienna

There will be a presentation on the Diasporic Literary Archives Network at the Congress of the International Comparative Literature Association (ICLA), Vienna, 21-27 July 2016. The [ Read more… ]

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Literary manuscripts in Namibia

As a follow-up to the work reported at Diasporic Literary Archives workshops in 2013 and 2014, a two-day meeting on collecting literary manuscripts was held in [ Read more… ]

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Authors and Their Papers

The work begun by the Diasporic Literary Archives Network on Authors and Their Papers is nearing completion. It provides advice and guidance for literary authors who [ Read more… ]

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