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  • A Network After-Party!

    Textual Commodities in Empire 10-12 June 2013 University of Witwatersrand.   Johannesburg, South Africa. The site of the fourth Network Workshop – or, as Isabel Hofmeyr rather excitedly called it, ‘a Network after-party’! The event lived up to its name, … Read more »

  • 'between commodity and nature'

    Commodities and Migration: Things out of Place 8-10 December 2011 Department of English, New York University Martin Harries and Elizabeth DeLoughrey approached notions of commodities and commodification from two very different angles, yet both their papers spoke to each other … Read more »

  • The secret history of commodities in the colony

    Commodities and Migration: Things out of Place 8-10 December 2011 Department of English, New York University The papers of the Saturday morning session were concerned with broadening the idea of the commodity in different ways. In a fascinating study of … Read more »

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