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Monthly Archives: August 2013

On the Continuing Significance of Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak to Postcolonial Theorizing by Asian Women

August 18th, 2013|

"The great goddesses confined as they are in temples then do not speak for subaltern Indian women; their representations speak so much of the elitest status of the upper-middle-class, upper-caste women."

Part 2: Armida: Bel canto’s Big and Tenor-Heavy Love Affair with Crusade and the Ever-Luring Trope of Oriental(ist) Exotic

August 18th, 2013|

"A truly imaginative production would have made a conscious effort to question at least some of the cultural stereotypes while this one dressed them all up with abandon."

A discussion on liberation theology from the Postcolonial Theology Network

August 12th, 2013|

What are the origins of liberation theology? What are the politics of discussing origins? How does racism shape our understanding of intellectual contributions and legacies?

Black and Anabaptist?: A Radical Ecclesiology and Prophetic Witness in the Empire

August 12th, 2013|

"I began to see America not as the innocent hand of God in the world but as one aligned with the portrayals, offered by Israelite witnesses, of Egypt, Babylon, Assyria, and Rome at the peaks of their oppressive empires."