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Whites Cannot Be Black

A Bikoist Challenge to Professor Xolela Mangcu

Keolebogile Mbebe

, private racism notwithstanding’. Despite this explanation, Mangcu still considers non-racialism to have an ‘antithetical stance to racial group identity’ (2015a: 12), a stance he considers to be based on a false understanding of the role that race can play

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Katherine Hennessey and Margaret Litvin

Digital Theatre project, have functioned as a coded condemnation of racism, sectarianism and autocracy within the Gulf – one that reproduces some aspects of the sultanate’s official ideology while subverting others. Moving from stage to (small) screen

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Othello, Original Practices

A Photographic Essay

Rob Conkie

, Paul Menzer, Anecdotal Shakespeare: A New Performance History (London: Bloomsbury Arden, 2015). 5 S.E. Ogude, ‘Literature and Racism: The Example of Othello’, in Othello , New Essays from Black Writers , ed. Mythili Kaul (Washington DC: Howard

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Among Cannibals and Headhunters

Jack London in Melanesia

Keith Newlin

to its satire of racism,” for it is “deliberate in its racial transgressions” (2009: 146). In that story, Mauki, an exploited and viciously treated Solomon Islander, takes his revenge against a cruel overseer by torturing him before taking his head

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Tareq Zuhair

’, Ulrike Tancke proposes that the trauma Salwa and Jassim endure has little to do with 9/11, but he neglects to consider the state-sponsored racism that directly resulted from the attacks and its effect on their lives. It is not the repercussions from 9

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Beyond Colonial Tropes

Two Productions of A Midsummer Night’s Dream in Palestine

Samer Al-Saber

themes was being a refugee in Switzerland. Migration, racism, loss of cultural identity, and living in multicultural societies are also themes that have become the signature of this company. MARALAM theatre has become a model for artists coming together

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Brian Yothers, Gillian Dooley, Guy Galazka, Peter Weisensel, Jackie Coon, Magdalena Banaszkiewicz, and David Cashman

lynching, suggesting, as Totten notes, both the extended mobility of African Americans during the early twentieth century and the substantial encroachments on that mobility created by institutional racism (3). Totten examines the ways in which African

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Stepping through the Silver Screen

Austro-German Filmmaker, Bestselling Author, and Journalist Colin Ross Discovers Australia

Anne Rees

tenements, widespread unemployment, and virulent racism. Fink later confessed that this poverty was completely unexpected, because “in Australia our perceptions of America were colored by Hollywood films.” She had anticipated an America that was “spotless

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Shakespeare’s Orientalism Revisited

A Postcolonial Study of the Appropriation of Arabic/Islamic Allusions and Matters in the Bard’s Oeuvre

Mahmoud F. Al-Shetawi

no beauty according to Elizabethan standards; this is a hint at racism. There is a general aversion to dark skin colours in the Shakespeare canon, for example the dark lady of the sonnets. The Tempest is vaguely set in the Mediterranean. Prospero

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Making Friends of the Nations

Australian Interwar Magazines and Middlebrow Orientalism in the Pacific

Victoria Kuttainen and Sarah Galletly

predominantly criticized its role in fomenting racism and perpetuating colonialist myths of exoticism and fantasy. Though this is undoubtedly so, retrospective analyses yield the colonialist and racist investments of this material all too easily. David Walker