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Canon Fire

Decolonizing the Curriculum

Andrew Sanchez

studied by white people. I do not say this to invoke anything as reductive and homogenous as ‘white thinking’, or to flatten out distinctions of nation, class and gender (see Allen and Jobson 2016 for an excellent appraisal of race and decolonization

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Ritty Lukose

institutionalization, since the 1970s and 1980s, of Women Studies, Queer Theory, and Gender and Sexuality Studies around the world. It is important to remember that feminist interventions within the terrain of knowledge have always had a decolonizing imperative. As

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Releasing a Tradition

Diasporic Epistemology and the Decolonized Curriculum

Jovan Scott Lewis

and education, produced thinkers, artists and activists who would go on to become luminary architects of political decolonization across the colonies. Two generations after many of the ideas of colonial liberation were seeded within the imperial

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Adam Branch

Decolonizations of African Studies Colonial legacies are not hard to find in African Studies in the UK today, from the annual Lugard Lecture to the Royal African Society, from Rhodes’ refusal to fall at Oxford, to the Smuts Memorial Trust at

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Decolonizing Anthropology

Reflections from Cambridge

Heidi Mogstad and Lee-Shan Tse

Introduction Reflecting on the (im)possibility of decolonization over half a century ago, Frantz Fanon ([1973 ] 1986: 7) wrote: ‘The explosion will not happen today. It is too soon… or too late’. While Fanon addresses his work primarily to the

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Ghassan Hage

This thought-provoking collection of articles treats the decolonization of the university from a variety of perspectives. It explores a wide variety of issues starting with the decolonization of the content of the curriculum and up to the

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Decolonizing Cambridge University

A Participant Observer’s View

Keith Hart

When I read about the petition to ‘decolonize’ Cambridge University’s English literature syllabus, my first question was, ‘Why are they using the term for independence from empire preferred by the departing colonial powers?’ Then, ‘Why is a post

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Margareta von Oswald and Verena Rodatus

The decolonization of research won’t be possible without the decolonization of minds. … I think that we [as a research team] took a step in the right direction, but one can’t say that this will continue or become regular. It’s only going to be

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Decolonizing Development in Diné Bikeyah

Resource Extraction, Anti-Capitalism, and Relational Futures

Melanie K. Yazzie

Development, Decolonization, and National Liberation With this article, I hope to make a significant contribution both to the traditions of Diné resistance that seek to carry Diné life into the future and to the careful scholarly work that has been

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Dis-orienting Western Knowledge

Coloniality, Curriculum and Crisis

Zeus Leonardo

process of decolonization. This article first briefly introduces the field of curriculum studies, an area of scholarship that has a long history in the educational literature. Then, it transitions to Said’s oeuvre, an opening that provides a theory of