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NourbeSe Philip and destroying the English language

By |2019-04-12T14:23:26+01:00August 2nd, 2018|Categories: Gender and Queer Studies, Horn of Africa, Reading|Tags: , , , , , |

Can the act of recycling the English language liberate those who have been snubbed by the hegemonic power? Is it a way of turning the master’s tools [...] against itself to be used as a device that dismantles the master’s unhinged, socially stratified house? 

Forget English! Orientalisms and World Literatures

By |2017-03-28T13:10:21+01:00February 8th, 2017|Categories: |Tags: , , , , |

Discussion with Professor Aamir R. Mufti (UCLA) of his book Forget English: Orientalisms and World Literatures - a powerful and authoritative intervention in the discussion of world literature and the hegemony of English.

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