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International Solidarity and World Literature

March 1, 2018

March 2018, seminar at the American Comparative Literature Association Seminar, Los Angeles

Convener: Anna Bernard, King’s College London


  • “‘No One Could Understand Us from So Far Away’: World Literature as International Solidarity,” Anthony Alessandrini, City University of New York
  • “The Languages of Socialist Feminist Internationalism in 1930s Shanghai and Berlin,” Anup Grewal, University of Toronto
  • “Solidarity and Latin America’s Role in Middle East and African National Liberation Struggles between OPSAAAL and the UN,” Jessica Stites Mor, University of British Columbia
  • “Solidarities across Borders: Poetic Visions of African Decolonization in Turkish Modernism,” Gül Bilge Han, Stockholms Universitet
  • “Spaces of Solidarity: The International Association of Writers for the Defence of Culture and the Worlding of Anti-Fascism,” Tom Langley, King’s College London
  • “The Wind from the South: Negotiating Solidarity in New Wave Cinema,” Alys Moody, Macquarie University
  • “From Anti-Fascism to Third-Worldism: Italian ‘Resistance Aesthetics’ and ‘World’ Texts,” Neelam Srivastava, Newcastle University
  • “Black Panthers in Israel-Palestine: From African American Activism to the Mizrahi Feminist Movement,” Morani Kornberg, State University of New York at Buffalo
  • “Tongue Ties: A Poetics of Solidarity in Independence-era Francophone Literature,” Julie-Françoise Tolliver, University of Houston
  • “Cold War Counter-Modernism: Claudia Jones, Black Feminist Internationalism, and the Protest Essay,” Angela Wong, State University of New York at Buffalo
  • “Resistance Literature of Reparations,” Vasuki Nesiah, New York University


March 1, 2018


Los Angeles, 90095 United States
Theme: Overlay by Kaira