Theory From The South

HIST 2981I S01 [CRN: 16301]

The “global south” is a working category today for a diversity of intellectual projects centered on the non-European postcolonial world. While this category is embedded in histories of empire and culture, critical thinking since the 1970s has already done much to “provincialize Europe” and interrogate the ways in which power and knowledge have been imbricated in the making of universal claims, institutional processes and historical self-understanding. This graduate seminar will draw upon lineages of anti-colonial thought and postcolonial critique to relocate and rethink the "south" as a generative source for theory and history.
Term
Fall 2014
Credit Hours
1.0
Maximum Enrollment
40
Primary Instructor
Meetings
6:30 pm - 9:00 pm Thu - from Sep 3, 2014 to Dec 20, 2014
Exam Group Code
05 (Dec 13, 2014 9:00am)