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Thursday, 06 January

46. Postcolonial Theory and the Pressures of Comparison

1:45–3:00 p.m., 408A, LA Convention Center

Program arranged by the Division on Comparative Studies in Twentieth-Century Literature

Presiding: Panivong Norindr, Univ. of Southern California

1. “Incomparable Likeness: On the Dialectics of Decolonization,” Peter James Hitchcock, Baruch Coll., City Univ. of New York

2. “Through the Looking Glass: Was Postcolonial Theory Always Comparative?” Sangeeta Ray, Univ. of Maryland, College Park

3. “Harnessing the Power of ‘Blue Gold’ and Comparative Postcolonial Theories,” Panivong Norindr

4. “Different Colonialisms, Same Theories?” Shu-mei Shih, Univ. of California, Los Angeles

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