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Published: 13 May 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7436-7
... coloniality decoloniality decolonial turn decolonial sciences transmodernity ...
Published: 13 May 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374367-024
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7436-7
... civilization, modern European philosophy, and the modern European sciences. It also calls for and provides key elements for understanding decoloniality as a transmodern project and as a turn in theory, philosophy, and critique. This includes the production of decolonial knowledge formations, such as what were...
Published: 13 May 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7436-7
... on Colonialism serves as a critique of major tenets of modern Western civilization, modern European philosophy, and the modern European sciences. It also calls for and provides key elements for understanding decoloniality as a transmodern project and as a turn in theory, philosophy, and critique. This includes...
Published: 01 January 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374763-013
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7476-3
... This chapter examines aesthetics, dispossession, trauma, and decolonial love in Díaz’s fiction. It theorizes a footnote from The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao that critically reflects on Oscar’s spectacularly closeted reading of science fiction and fantasy books and the effects Oscar’s...
Published: 01 January 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7476-3
...Desiring Decolonization This chapter examines aesthetics, dispossession, trauma, and decolonial love in Díaz’s fiction. It theorizes a footnote from The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao that critically reflects on Oscar’s spectacularly closeted reading of science fiction and fantasy books...
Published: 01 January 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374763-012
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7476-3
... structures of power, which have created a contemporary era of unsustainable production. Reading the zombies of the story as symbols related to dominant economic, racial, and power structures, the chapter suggests that Díaz uses these paradigms in his literary imaginary, crafting a decolonial narrative...
Series: Experimental Futures: Technological Lives, Scientific Arts, Anthropological Voices
Published: 13 October 2023
DOI: 10.1215/9781478027539-007
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2753-9
... but considerable gravity, he ended up housed in the secret/sacred room, surrounded by sacred objects that Spencer the man had collected. This chapter traces Spencer's journey from a postcolonial pedagogical tool to a ghostly object in an emerging era of decolonial museology. Bunjilaka Melbourne Museum...
Published: 01 January 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7476-3
... era of unsustainable production. Reading the zombies of the story as symbols related to dominant economic, racial, and power structures, the chapter suggests that Díaz uses these paradigms in his literary imaginary, crafting a decolonial narrative that conveys that the zombie is a morally...
Published: 17 May 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9781478004547-005
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0454-7