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Monthly Archives: June 2010

Tending Body Knowledge

June 14th, 2010|

My brown body is flesh. What was mixed and stirred together in the messiness of two bodies from different corners of the earth coming together became my flesh. In my case, the brown body that entered the world brought about a life-threatening tearing up of the brown world it came from. Literally. My mother’s womb […]

Reflections of a Black Man: Toward a Postcolonial Meditation

June 14th, 2010|

Jason Craige Harris

Taking oneself – as opposed to the classic anthropological other – as one’s primary text for inquiries into the violence of modernity can be endlessly daunting. One can be haunted by past encounters with violence, which might breed anticipatory resistance, causing one to vigilantly guard against boundlessness. After all, one’s engagement in […]