Via critical and creative writing from the UK, Europe, and Australia, and including the work of asylum seekers and refugees, issue 12.2 asks how postcolonial studies can engage with the particular kinds of narrative, disciplinary, and territorial crossings involved in claiming asylum.
Mireille Rosello, Refugee Aesthetics: Agency and Storytelling in
Chris Cleave’s The Other Hand and Fremde Haut
Emma Cox, Territories of Contact: Two Australian Asylum Seeker
Agnes Woolley, Questioning Narrative Authenticity in
Kay Adshead’s The Bogus Woman
Sam Durrant, Reading Asylum: Tweyambe!
David Farrier, Reading Without Guarantees?
Affect in Asylum Seeker Narratives
Parvati Nair, The Refuge of Photography:
Perspectives on Asylum, Citizenship, and Belonging
Maggie O’Neill and Phil Hubbard, Asylum, Exclusion, and
the Social Role of Arts and Culture
Roger Bromley, Policing Displacement: Narratives of Asylum in
Escape to Paradise and La Forteresse
Sophie Nield, Space without Movement: Lefebvre and the Refugee
Claire Chambers, ‘The Reality and the Record’:
Muslim Asylum Accounts