Tag Archives: postcolonial theory

After Subaltern Studies?

For the past few years, the CGSC have been especially concerned with the adequacy of inherited categories to grasp the contemporary situation. We were thus quite interested in Chatterjee’s reflections on the contingent conditions through which the Subaltern Studies collective and conversation developed, the scholarly and worldly situation into which they were intervening, and the subsequent shifts that may [read more»]

CGSC Spring Program: “The Contemporaneity of Postcolonial Thinking?”

We launched the semester with a lively seminar discussion of Partha Chatterjee’s essay “After Subaltern Studies” and a public roundtable discussion of Ann Laura Stoler’s edited volume Imperial Debris: On Ruins and Ruination, both of which I will discuss in a separate post. But first, here is the schedule of our upcoming events.

February 15, 2013: Jean and John Comaroff: Roundtable discussion on Theory from the South

February 15, 2013
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Room C198

Please join us in a roundtable discussion with Jean and John Comaroff. Scholars Susan Buck-Morss, Caludio Lomnitz and Souleymane Bachir Diagne will engage the Comaroffs in conversation about their book, Theory from the South. [read more»]