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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 (2022) 5 (2): 337–369.
Published: 01 August 2022
...Murad Idris Abstract Recent decades have seen a turn toward colonialism and anticolonial thought in the discipline of political theory. This turn has done the crucial work of bringing questions of dispossession, racialization, and the critical imaginaries of marginalized bodies of 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
... the whites destroyed their homes, that is, their forests. But just as they went away, they can return.” Isael's drawings thus record not only the traces left by these vanished species, but also their lingering presence, their persistence. Their “impulse animates Isael's work.” This, too, is an anticolonial...
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Critical Times (2022) 5 (3): 645–662.
Published: 01 December 2022
... and illuminates 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...
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Critical Times (2023) 6 (1): 39–57.
Published: 01 April 2023
...-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, integral...
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Critical Times (2023) 6 (3): 413–435.
Published: 01 December 2023
...Cecilia Lisa Eliceche Abstract This conversation brings together Mapuche Weichafe and writer Moira Ivana Millán and Haitian art collector Houngan Jean-Daniel Lafontant. They reflect on the histories of colonialism and anticolonial resistance and discuss the workings of memory, embodiment...
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Critical Times (2021) 4 (3): 552–559.
Published: 01 December 2021
... of anticolonial insurgents is revealed as the fated return of imperial barbarity. As Marx declares in the article “The Indian Revolt,” from September 4, 1857: The outrages committed by the revolted Sepoys in India are indeed appalling, hideous, ineffable—such as one is prepared to meet only in wars...
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Critical Times (2021) 4 (3): 530–542.
Published: 01 December 2021
... perpetually torn between two different kinds of alienations: “a past that freezes and a Europe that fascinates.” 1 Against this double 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...
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Critical Times (2021) 4 (3): 389–416.
Published: 01 December 2021
... of students the end of apartheid did not mean the end of colonialism. Colonialism as a problem in society and in the university was identified as an ongoing one and therefore necessitated anticolonial political intervention to decolonize knowledge in the university. If earlier critical moments...
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Critical Times (2021) 4 (3): 543–551.
Published: 01 December 2021
... further open this discussion onto the vexed development of Marxism and anticolonial and postcolonial thought. Amel and Adorno have strikingly similar ideas about the critique of positivist thinking and what constitutes identity-thinking. As we have seen, in Said's case, Marx's sensitivity to the Easterner...
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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 (2023) 6 (2): 304–323.
Published: 01 August 2023
... of good and evil. Terms such as liberal , nativist , secular , Marxist , Islamist , feminist , fascist , anti-imperialist , anticolonial , reactionary , or Third-Worldist —which tell us as much about the critics' contemporary ideologies as about the attachments of yesterday's revolutionaries...
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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 (2022) 5 (2): 475–494.
Published: 01 August 2022
... the anticolonial dream of emancipation and self-governance into a neocolonial replication of authoritarianism. 15 More generally, from Southeast Asia 16 to South America, 17 this autocratic political form has historically relied on the vertical construction of hierarchical and unequal distributions...
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Critical Times (2019) 2 (3): 479–492.
Published: 01 December 2019
... of anticolonial struggle and the history of immigration. My mother was born the very week that negotiations for the independence of Morocco began. My father was born colonized, six years earlier. Both belong to a generation that hoped that in formerly colonized countries independence would be followed...
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Critical Times (2023) 6 (1): 58–84.
Published: 01 April 2023
... Shibli silence voice anticolonialism In the writings of Adania Shibli and Assia Djebar, silence has a clear presence. These two colonized women writers write from, but not necessarily about, colonial situations, and, in Shibli's case, a continuing settler colonial situation that oddly enough...
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Critical Times (2023) 6 (2): 271–288.
Published: 01 August 2023
... on the side of what Zavaleta Mercado calls “provisionality” ( NPB , 134). The archipelago, like Lethabo King's figure of the shoal, allows us to rethink racialized cartographies of dispersal not simply as artifacts of colonial violence and fragmentation but also of alternate frameworks of anticolonial repair...
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Critical Times (2019) 2 (3): 370–395.
Published: 01 December 2019
... proprietary injunction. When we consider Masekela as an exemplar, we are obliged to face the fact that music is of diminishing significance even in the simulations of political movement and mobilization that are currently so popular in timeline media. The links between anticolonial activism...