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Lecture List: term 2


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Week 1

Unit 3:

Hanif Kureishi, The Buddah of Suburbia (1990) (Powerpoint Presentation)

Lecturer for this unit: Dr. Rashmi Varma

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Week 2

Edward Said, "'Crisis' in Orientalism" (Lodge, 368) (Powerpoint Presentation)
Stuart Hall, "New Ethnicities" (Lodge, 583)

Week 3

Judith Butler, "Critically Queer" (Lodge, 609) (Powerpoint Presentation)
Slavoj Žižek, "Fantasy as a Political Category" (Lodge, 695)

Week 4

Gayatri Spivak, "Questions of Multiculturalism" and "The Postcolonial Critic" (Lodge, 594) (Powerpoint Presentation)
Gayatri Spivak, "'Draupadi' by Mahasweta Devi," Critical Inquiry 8.2 (1981): 381-402.

Week 5

"Writing Critically" (technical problem: no audio recorded) (PDF Document)

Lecturer: Dr. Rochelle Sibley

Week 6



Week 7

Unit 4: 'One question is who is responsible? Another is can you read?'

Toni Morrison, A Mercy(2008) (Powerpoint Presentation)

Lecturer for this unit: Professor Paulo de Medeiros

Week 8

Edward Said. 'Images of the Past, Pure and Impure'. Culture and Imperialism, 1994. 15-20. (Powerpoint Presentation)

Week 9

Judith Butler. 'Survivability, Vulnerability, Affect'. Frames of War: When Is Life Grievable? 2009. 33-62. (Powerpoint Presentation)

Week 10

Jacques Derrida. 'In the Name of the Revolution, the Double Barricade (Impure "impure impure history of ghosts"). Specters of Marx, 1994. 118-155. (Powerpoint Presentation)