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’m rather excited to be writing my first post for my new blog entitled Queering Islam, and which is part of my Leverhulme-funded project Queer Diasporas: Islam, Homosexuality and a Micropolitics of Dissent, based at the University of Leicester. Here you will find blog posts about my ongoing research and commentary on current events involving queer diasporas and/or […]