Global Fragments: An Introduction Glocal Identities: Mapping, Itineraries, Memories Russell WEST-PAVLOV: Contemporary Asian-Australian Identities: Hsu-Ming Teo's Love and Vertigo Anja SCHWARZ: Mapping (Un-)Australian Identities: `Territorial Disputes' in Christos Tsiolkas' Loaded Mala PANDURANG: Understanding Departure: A Study of Select Pre-Migration Indian Female Subjectivities Frank SCHULZE-ENGLER: Black, Asian, and Other British: Transcultural Literature and the Discreet Charm of Ethnicity Consuming Globality: Performance, Difference, Desire Mita BANERJEE: Indian Diaspora Meets Indo-Chic: Fragmentation, Fashion, and Resistance in Meera Syal's Life Isn't All Ha Ha Hee Hee Christine VOGT-WILLIAM: Bhangra Babes: `Masala' Music and Questions of Identity and Integration in South Asian-British Women's Writing Ulrike KISTNER: AIDS, Pornography, and Conspicuous Consumption: Media Strategies of an HIV/AIDS Prevention Campaign in South Africa Justyna DESZCZ-TRYHUBCZAK: The Global Bidding for Dorothy Gale's Magical Shoes: Salman Rushdie's "At the Auction of the Ruby Slippers" as a (Self-) Reflection on the Post-Frontier Predicament Imagining Communities: Representation, Distortion, Affiliation Kerstin KNOPF: Imagining Indians: Subverting Global Media Politics in the Local Media Dieter RIEMENSCHNEIDER: Of Warriors, a Whalerider, and Venetians: Contemporary Maori Films Dirk WIEMANN: Teaming Multitudes: Lagaan and the Nation in Globality Kirsten RAUPACH: "Blanched Bones, Mouldering Graves and Potent Spells": White Constructions of Black Diasporic Rituals in Slave Culture Silke STROH: Scotland as a Multifractured Postcolonial Go-Between? Ambiguous Interfaces between (Post-)Celticism, Gaelicness, Scottishness and Postcolonialism Constructing Common Ground: Networks, Concepts, Images Tabish KHAIR: Universal Matters; Universals Matter Frank LAY: Local Knowledge - Global Resistance: Policies of a New Technological "Enlightenment" Andreas HEPP: Networks of the Media: Media Cultures, Connectivity, and Globalization Emer O'SULLIVAN: At the Periphery of the Periphery: Children's Literature, Global and Local Local Colour in Global English Rajend MESTHRIE: Dialect Representation versus Linguistic Stereotype in Literature: Three Examples from Indian South African English Anne SCHROEDER: Camfranglais: A Language with Several (Sur)Faces and Important Sociolinguistic Functions Teaching New English Literatures and Cultures Liesel HERMES: Henry Lawson's "The Drover's Wife" and the Australian Short Story Laurenz VOLKMANN: West Meets East / East Meets West? Teaching William Sutcliffe's Cult Novel Are You Experienced? (1997) Claudia DUPPE & Manfred GANTNER: Read the Texts and Let Them Speak, Too: Teaching New Zealand Poetry in the Sixth Form Gisela FEURLE: Teaching the New South Africa: The Cartoon Strip Madam & Eve NOTES ON CONTRIBUTORS
ANKE BARTELS and DIRK WIEMANN teach English Literature and Cultural Studies at the University of Magdeburg. CONTRIBUTORS: Mita Banerjee, Justyna Deszcz-Trybhubczak, Gisela Feurle, Manfred Gantner, Andreas Hepp, Liesel Hermes, Tabish Khair, Ulrike Kistner, Kerstin Knopf, Frank Lay, Rajend Mesthrie, Emer O'Sullivan, Mala Pandurang, Kirsten Raupach, Dieter Riemenschneider, Anne Schroeder, Frank Schulze-Engler, Anja Schwarz, Silke Stroh, Christine Vogt-William, Laurenz Volkmann, Russell West-Pavlov, Dirk Wiemann.