Alberto Fernández Carbajal
Alberto is a Leverhulme Fellow at School of English, University of Leicester, where he previously was Teaching Fellow in Postcolonial Literature. He's currently working on a Leverhulme-funded project entitled Queer Diasporas: Islam, Homosexuality and a Micropolitics of Dissent, dealing with representations of queer Muslims in international fiction and film. His research interests include queer, colonial and postcolonial literatures and modernist, cosmopolitan and black British writing. His monograph Compromise and Resistance in Postcolonial Writing: E. M. Forster's Legacy was published by Palgrave Macmillan in early 2014. He is consultant for ARIEL: A Review of International English Literature. His work has been published in ARIEL and in the Journal of Commonwealth Literature.
I started work on my new project, Queer Diasporas: Islam, Homosexuality and a Micropolitics of Dissent, based at the School of English, University of Leicester, in September 2014, after being awarded a Leverhulme Early Career Fellowship in May. The Leverhulme Trust offers different grants depending on the career stage of applicants. In the case of […]
I was recently invited by my friend and former colleague Christine Chettle, a PhD candidate at the University of Leeds, to lead a guest workshop for STAR (Student Action for Refugees) in Little London, a suburb of Leeds. Please visit their national website on the following link: http://www.star-network.org.uk/ When Christine originally asked me to contribute […]