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174. Postcolonial Studies: Studies of the Global or Cultural Critique?

Friday, 9 January, 7:00–8:15 p.m., Mississippi, Sheraton Chicago

Program arranged by the Division on Postcolonial Studies in Literature and Culture

Presiding: Ato Quayson, Univ. of Toronto

Speakers: Tracy L. Devine Guzmán, Univ. of Miami; Debjani Ganguly, Australian National Univ.; Anjali Prabhu, Wellesley Coll.; Neil ten Kortenaar, Univ. of Toronto

Session Description:

This roundtable evaluates key concepts and methods in postcolonial critique, which now energize a core set of concerns across fields and disciplines; debates postcolonial, area, hemispheric, and globalization studies; and situates postcolonialism's relation to various forms of cultural studies.


Subjects:

  • General Literature – Literary Criticism and Theory

  • Other Literatures – General

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