Published 5 December 20085 December 2008 · Main Posts More Overland-Meanjin soccer action Jeff Sparrow Courtesy of Sophie Cunningham and the Meanjin crew, here’s some action photos from the Great Overland–Meanjin soccer game. Speaking of which, the new edition of Meanjin is out now. The website glosses it as follows: In the first of our series of CAL/Meanjin cultural essays, Lynden Barber explores the film festival scene and Anthony Burke considers the equation of life and death in a moving personal essay on the war on terror. David Astle describes the ticks and compulsions of a professional crossword compiler, Paul Kelly recalls the love, sex and theology behind a song on angels, and Robyn Rowland reflects on her personal muse. Sophie Cunningham talks to Morris Gleitzman about his holocaust novels Once and Then, James Bradley finds the deeper meaning within Battlestar Galactica, Jane Gleeson-White enters the dream-like worlds of story-telling traditions in the Middle East and their its incarnation on the web, and Ciannon Cazaly writes on footy and the culture wars. As well, we explore the possibilities of generative art and Liz Argall takes us behind the scenes of writing a comic. There is new fiction by Jessica Au, Stephen Orr, Gina Flaxman, Andrew Humphreys, Richard Lawson, Eleanor Whitworth, Damon Young and the third extract of Caroline Lee ‘s Stripped. Meanjin also features poetry by Iain Britton, Mark Tredinnick, Anne Elvey, Pauline Reeve and PiO. Jeff Sparrow Jeff Sparrow is a Walkley Award-winning writer, broadcaster and former editor of Overland. More by Jeff Sparrow Overland is a not-for-profit magazine with a proud history of supporting writers, and publishing ideas and voices often excluded from other places. If you like this piece, or support Overland’s work in general, please subscribe or donate. Related articles & Essays First published in Overland Issue 228 25 May 202326 May 2023 · Main Posts The ‘Chinese question’ and colonial capitalism in New Gold Mountain Christy Tan SBS’s New Gold Mountain sets out to recover the history of the Gold Rush from the marginalised perspective of Chinese settlers but instead reinforces the erasure of Indigenous sovereignty. Although celebrated for its multilingual script and diverse representation, the mini-TV series ignores how the settlement of Chinese migrants and their recruitment into colonial capitalism consolidates the ongoing displacement of First Nations peoples. First published in Overland Issue 228 15 February 202322 February 2023 · Main Posts Self-translation and bilingual writing as a transnational writer in the age of machine translation Ouyang Yu To cut a long story short, it all boils down to the need to go as far away from oneself as possible before one realizes another need to come back to reclaim what has been lost in the process while tying the knot of the opposite ends and merging them into a new transformation.