(Cross-listed with CST 109) Third World, Black Diasporic, and postcolonial theory, including Hartman, Brand, Morrison, Guha, Spivak, Said, Gramsci, Hall, Fanon, Mohanty, among others. Study of structures of colonialism, modes of resistance, and the processes of creative response among the colonized. Analysis of debates around memory, archive, reparations, and redress in the aftermath of imperial and colonial processes. Study of local and transnational histories, and social and cultural forces that critique, resist or counteract imperialism. Analysis of capital and power. Attention to gender, sexuality, ideas about embodiment and selfhood.
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