Tag Archive: Migration

LIVES SUSPENDED: An Essay on ‘Refugee Tales’ and ‘Refugee Tales II’, edited by David Herd and Anna Pincus


This essay is part of our Threat Levels series. In 2006, the UK passed from a seemingly more casual and non-specific BIKINI state to a more serious state of threat, varying from substantial to critical. The… Continue reading

EIBF 2016: REDRESSING IMBALANCES: The Different Faces of Translation


This is one of a number of pieces covering events at the Edinburgh International Book Festival, which runs from 13th–29th August 2016 at Charlotte Square Gardens, Edinburgh. The discussions between Charlotte Collins, Deborah Smith, Daniel Hahn… Continue reading

ANTHROPOCENE FLOTSAM: Steve Mentz’s ‘Shipwreck Modernity: Ecologies of Globalization, 1550-1719’


ECOCRITICISM NOW: The essays, reviews, and poetry collected in this thread trace responses to the interlinked terms nature, ecology, and ecocriticism, all of which have come to occupy increasingly important roles in a… Continue reading