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Postcolonialties Conference

Image Friday, April 17, 2009 from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Alexander Library, Teleconference Room, Fourth Floor, CAC

“Postcolonialities” is a one-day conference that takes as a point of departure the discomfort produced by postcolonial theory among cultural critics and historians specializing in the study of intellectual formation and histories of ideas produced from within colonial contexts.  The participants will also explore the benefit and limitations of comparative work as it has been conducted in postcolonial criticism.  Guest lecturers to talk about the ways in which Postcolonial theory needs to be adapted to engage with the study the Hispanic Caribbean (Silvio Torres-Saillant, Comparative Literature and Latino Studies, Syracuse), the Philippines (Vicente Rafael, History, University of Washington) the Anglo postcolonial world (Ania Loomba English, University of Pennsylvania) and South Asia (Sonali Perera, Department of English, Rutgers). 

Sponsored by:
* Office of the Dean of the School of Arts and Sciences
* Program in Comparative Literature
* Department of Latino and Hispanic Caribbean Studies

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