Corpus ID: 216700280

Australianama: The South Asian Odyssey in Australia

@inproceedings{Khatun2018AustralianamaTS,
  title={Australianama: The South Asian Odyssey in Australia},
  author={Samia Khatun},
  year={2018}
}
Australian deserts remain dotted with the ruins of old mosques. Beginning with a Bengali poetry collection discovered in a nineteenth-century mosque in the town of Broken Hill, Samia Khatun weaves together the stories of various peoples colonised by the British Empire to chart a history of South Asian diaspora. Australia has long been an outpost of Anglo empires in the Indian Ocean world, today the site of military infrastructure central to the surveillance of Muslim-majority countries across… Expand
Annual Bibliography of Commonwealth Literature 2018
This year I am delighted to announce the extension of the Journal of Commonwealth Literature’s bibliographic coverage to cultural production from and about Bangladesh and to welcome the co-authors ofExpand
Slamming the door shut: patterns of Punjabi immigration to Victoria (Australia) during the late nineteenth and early twentieth century
ABSTRACT As British subjects, Punjabi men emigrated to various British colonies in search of economic opportunities. This paper examines the pattern and extent of Punjabi immigration to the colonyExpand
Navigating Emotions at the Site of Racism: Feminist Rage, Queer Pessimism and Fire Dragon Feminism
ABSTRACT Understanding the emotional landscapes of communities and individuals outside of the metropole requires a close analysis of context-specificities and an appreciation of place-based, localExpand