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Monthly Archives: January 2013

Part 1: A Postcolonial Theologian Goes to Opera. Why, on Earth, Opera?!

January 23rd, 2013|

"Opera can simultaneously convey not only the approval and reinscription of the cultural and socio-political status quo through its aural and visual regimes of beauty and repulsion . . . "

A Tale of Three Cities: A Review of Rashmi Varma’s The Postcolonial City and its Subjects: London, Nairobi, Bombay (New York and London: Routledge), 2012.

January 21st, 2013|

"To do so, she takes recourse to Frantz Fanon’s writings and sees the postcolonial city as a 'zone of occult instability' in which desire and power lock horns to produce a Manichean city, with its attendant dangers and potentialities."

Decolonizing White Privilege through Chaplaincy in Postcolonial Cities

January 21st, 2013|

"The decolonization of any process . . . is a reconsideration of who should and should not have power. When a young, white, privileged doctor tells an African American family who has lost its third son to violence to get a grip on their grief . . .