23 October 2007, 5.30pm, Room NG 15, Senate House, University of London
Dr. Peter Morey
‘Stereotypes and Strangers: Muslims in Film and Television Drama since 9/11’
Seminar ‘Inter-University Postcolonial Studies’, organised by the Institute for English Studies, University of London
Dr. Peter Morey is Reader in English at the University of East London. He is author of ‘Fictions of India: Narrative and Power’ (Edinburg UP, 2000), ‘Rohinton Mistry’ (Manchester UP Contemporary World Writer’s Series, 2004), and co-editor of ‘Alternative Indias: Writing, Nation and Communalism’ (Rodopi, 2006). He has published widely in the fields of colonial and postcolonial literature, and is currently working on a new monograph, entitled ‘Framing Muslims: Stereotyping and Representation from 9/11 to 7/7’, co-authored with Amina Yaqin, to be published by Harvard University Press.
The autumn 2007 seminar series of the Inter-University Postcolonial Studies is dedicated to the topic of Postcolonial/Muslim Cultures and Representation. Find the full programme on their website: http://www.sas.ac.uk/events/visitor_events.php?page=ies_seminars&func=results&aoi_id=70