'Between the World and Me'

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A special postcolonial seminar with Professor Homi K. Bhabha. Advance booking is required, please click here to book.

There is reading in advance of the seminar:

a. Te-nehisi Coates, Between the World and Me (Random House, 2015)
b. Homi Bhabha, ‘Framing Fanon’, Foreword to The Wretched of the Earth (New York, Grove press). Scanned copy available on request from edward.dodson@ell.ox.ac.uk
c. Emily Apter, ‘Keynote words 4: “Sex” and “Gender”’, Part Two, chapter IV of Against World Literature: The Politics of Untranslatability (Verso, 2013)

Professor Bhabha will also give a lecture on the same day exploring 'Who is at Home in Globalization?'. Click here for more information and to register.

Professor Homi K. Bhabha is the Anne F. Rothenberg Professor of English and American Literature and Language, and the Director of the Humanities Center at Harvard. He has been for over two decades a leading figure in contemporary postcolonial studies and in the investigation of identity and alterity. He has developed key concepts in the field, including hybridity, mimicry, difference, and ambivalence, all framed as ways in which oppressed peoples resist and have resisted colonial power. 

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Race and Resistance across Borders in the Long Twentieth Century

Audience: Open to all