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Critical Times (2021) 4 (3): 359–388.
Published: 01 December 2021
...Adom Getachew; Karuna Mantena Abstract This essay surveys some recent attempts to decolonize political theory and engage with non-Western political thinkers and traditions, especially anticolonialism. The authors' concern is that these engagements remain too centered on Western political thought...
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Critical Times (2021) 4 (3): 445–475.
Published: 01 December 2021
... that marks it even among the left, and open it instead onto those cases of anticolonial politics that did not play out, at least initially, as a desire for the forward march of progress and its terminus in the state form? In these cases, how do we move past the language, or more precisely, the grammar...
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Critical Times (2021) 4 (3): 417–444.
Published: 01 December 2021
... histories of the modern world. This article thus moves on two fronts in order to meet the stated objectives of expanding the field of critical theory while tracking “untimely traditions” and the horizons they've drawn. It will offer a history of anticolonial practice that was simultaneously theorized within...
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Critical Times (2021) 4 (3): 353–358.
Published: 01 December 2021
... Revolution and chronicler of Third World anticolonial movements, published an essay with the provocative subtitle “How to Tell When the Rebels Have Won.” Ahmad argues in this essay that what escapes the prose of US counterinsurgency in Vietnam is precisely the guerilla movement's “central objective...
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Critical Times 10030264.
Published: 05 July 2022
... their relationship to the history of the Palestinian liberation struggle and its transformations from the 1960s into the post-Oslo present. The interview situates the hunger strike at the center of a Palestinian political culture of anticolonial protest, and argues that this form of strike manifests Palestinian...
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Critical Times 10235933.
Published: 19 September 2022
..., citation, and re-imagination for consolidating the bonds of anticolonial struggle and a vision of a postcolonial future. Shifting from translation to resonance and from language to voice, the essay ultimately engages the poetic potentials of translation as part of a pragmatics of anticolonial solidarity...
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Critical Times (2021) 4 (3): 552–559.
Published: 01 December 2021
... of this call—as well as of a shared opposition to the dubious comforts of historicism—that a dialogue can take place between these two bodies of theory, one that lends an ear to anticolonial Marxism's tragic overtones, its unreconciled and unfinished legacies. If Said thereby misses the revolutionary core...
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Critical Times (2021) 4 (3): 530–542.
Published: 01 December 2021
... threat, Amel recalls Frantz Fanon's warning to anticolonial revolutionaries that they should not merely “join the people in the past where they are no longer” and instead tarry in that “place of imbalance” where “everything will be questioned.” 2 Here, Amel argues, is where the anticolonial cultural...
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Critical Times (2021) 4 (3): 389–416.
Published: 01 December 2021
... cosmopolitanism. Apartheid education answered the problem of colonialism by reinscribing difference in order to produce political subjects who internalized this difference as inferiority. The challenge for an anticolonial politics in educational transformation is threefold: firstly, how to write oneself out...
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Critical Times (2021) 4 (3): 543–551.
Published: 01 December 2021
... the retreat of Marxism ( “Mahdi Amel's Colonial Mode,” 243 ). 2. Traverso, Left-Wing Melancholia , 52 . Enzo Traverso's idea of a missed encounter between Western Marxism and anticolonial thought is rooted in the lack of reference Theodor W. Adorno and C. L. R. James have to each other's works...
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Critical Times (2019) 2 (1): 39–58.
Published: 01 April 2019
... in which the memory of a past marked by an order of race and a technē of invention stakes out a claim to a university discourse. The South returns us more purposefully to the unresolved idea of freedom specific to university discourse forged in the midst of the anticolonial struggles and Third World...
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Critical Times (2021) 4 (1): 93–101.
Published: 01 April 2021
... that these examples of excessive violence can be domesticated in the idea of nonviolence insofar as it is able to claim the virtue which nevertheless serves them as a foundation. Commenting on the suicidal assassins of the anticolonial struggle in his own day, Gandhi was clear that what Balibar considers nihilistic...
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Critical Times (2019) 2 (3): 479–492.
Published: 01 December 2019
... first come across Al-Assifa? What personal relationship do you, Moroccan-born whose parents immigrated to France, have with this particular story and its legacy? Bouchra: To answer your question, I need to give a sense of context. I have inherited a double history: the history of anticolonial...
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Critical Times (2019) 2 (3): 370–395.
Published: 01 December 2019
... a complete historical record. Additional problems arise from the different ways that generations hear, listen, and respond to music. The activists who were Masekela's peers, equivalents, and followers were not only South African. We find the same anticolonial mentality, the same dissident understanding...
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Critical Times (2020) 3 (3): 479–485.
Published: 01 December 2020
... organizing, and political commitments that place demilitarizing the university and the abolition of white supremacist beliefs at the top of the list of political priorities. And while COVID-19 has created uncertainty, these student activists know that the anticolonial and antiracist histories from which...
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Critical Times (2019) 2 (3): 435–465.
Published: 01 December 2019
... through the native subject's tissue and bones: “The colonized man will first manifest this aggressiveness which has been deposited in his bones, against his own people.” The native's psychosomatic organism contracts (“The natives muscles are always tensed”) until the explosion of anticolonial reaction...
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Critical Times (2021) 4 (3): 501–508.
Published: 01 December 2021
..., and Constantine, Algeria. 7 It could be said that Amel's formation was the result of the conjuncture of Bachelardian historical epistemology, a widespread Althusser effect, and Algerian anticolonialism (and more importantly Algeria's failed independence). Amel's doctoral dissertation was premised...
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Critical Times (2019) 2 (3): 466–478.
Published: 01 December 2019
..., www.sudaneseprofessionals.org/en/declaration-of-freedom-and-change/ . 7. See www.sudaneseprofessionals.org/en/ . 8. Atbara is a historic city in northeastern Sudan. Its history is inextricable from its anticolonial struggles against the Anglo-Turko Condominium of the nineteenth century. During the 1970s, Atbara...
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Critical Times (2021) 4 (3): 517–529.
Published: 01 December 2021
...: “the creation and upholding of a political association that denies its members equal and reciprocal terms of cooperation.” 61 And it can give us the true slogan of struggle against inhospitable behavior: anticolonialism. ____________________ Undoubtedly, and despite his at least temporarily...
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Critical Times (2020) 3 (2): 249–276.
Published: 01 August 2020
... analysis of the political contexts to which Beckett's writing responds—notably, the memory of the Algerian war—and the ways these contexts but also his commitments to international political causes—such as anticolonial politics, the Black Panthers, the Irish Left, and the struggle against apartheid—leave...