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Post Colonialism. By Derek Call. What is post colonialism?. An exploration of the effects of colonizing on the colonized peoples’ culture and lifestyle. Why does it matter?.

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post colonialism

Post Colonialism

By Derek Call

what is post colonialism
What is post colonialism?
  • An exploration of the effects of colonizing on the colonized peoples’ culture and lifestyle
why does it matter
Why does it matter?
  • Understanding the effects of colonizing on a people’s culture can help us understand the development, or evolution, of that culture.
but nobody colonizes anymore
But, nobody colonizes anymore
  • While true, it is important to explore the problems created by colonization. They are long lasting and deal with universal issues like racism.
notable postcolonial figures
Notable Postcolonial figures
  • Edward Said – created/noticed the East/West binary of the world in literature. [Also known as the Orient and the Occident binary]
  • Frantz Fanon – Described colonialism as a source of violence rather than reacting violently against resistors which had been the common view
goal of postcolonialism
Goal of Postcolonialism
  • The ultimate goal of post-colonialism is combating the residual effects of colonialism on cultures
  • It is not merely concerned with salvaging the past, but learning how the world can move beyond this period together, towards a place of mutual respect
goals contd
Goals (contd.)
  • Exposing and deconstructing racist and imperialist “logic” of colonialism will remove their power of persuasion and coercion.
important words
Important words
  • Subaltern – Persons socially, politically and geographically outside the hegemonic power structure
  • Hegemony – The political, economic, ideological or cultural power exerted by a dominant group over other groups
more important information
More Important Information
  • The critical nature of post-colonial theory entails destabilizing Western ways of thinking, therefore creating space for subaltern, or marginalized groups, to speak and produce alternatives to dominant discourse
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Important Information (contd.)

  • It is important to accept the plural nature of the word post colonialism, as it does not simply refer to the period after the colonial era
  • Post colonialism as a literary theory deals with literature produced in countries that were once colonies of other countries
still more important info
Still more Important Info
  • Often, previously colonized places are lumped together in Western discourse under an umbrella label such as the Third World
  • Post colonialism demonstrates the heterogeneity of colonized places
summary
Summary
  • Post colonialism:
    • Exposes racist/imperialist thoughts and deconstructs them
    • Creates room for subaltern groups to speak
    • As a literary theory, deals with literature produced in countries that were once colonized
    • Demonstrates heterogeneity of colonized places
quiz time
Quiz Time!
  • Last chance for you to review before the mandatory quiz. You won’t be able to go back once you start the quiz
  • If you get an answer wrong, you’ll be provided a link to the correct answer, but you’ll have to start the quiz over
question 1
Question 1
  • Who noticed the Eastern/Western binary in writing? (Also known as the Orient/Occident binary)

Edward Said

Frantz Fanon

Gayatri Spivak

Bin ‘Abd al-’Ali

wrong
Wrong
  • So close. Look here for the correct answer
correct
Correct!
  • The correct answer is Edward Said. Good work!
question 2
Question 2
  • Persons socially, politically and geographically outside the hegemonic power structure
  • Hipsters
  • Minorities
  • Subalterns
  • Radicals
not quite
Not quite
  • This one’s a little tough, but you can find the answer here
correct1
Correct!
  • That one was a little tough, but you got it!
question 3
Question 3
  • The political, economic, ideological or cultural power exerted by a dominant group over other groups
  • Monopoly
  • Hegemony
  • Alimony
  • Harmony
slide21
Nope
  • Try again. Answer can be found here
correct2
Correct!
  • Don’t worry, the questions get easier from here on. But you’re doing great, so you shouldn’t be worrying anyway.
question 4
Question 4
  • Post colonialism as a literary theory deals with literature from countries…
  • That were once colonized
  • That have little culture
  • That are far away
  • That don’t matter
a bit off
A bit off
  • But I’m sure you can get it after reviewing here
good work
Good work!
  • Only one more question to go! No pressure
question 5 aka final question
Question 5 (aka Final Question)
  • Previously colonized countries are often lumped under the umbrella label of…..
  • Third World countries
  • Post colonized countries
  • Heterogeneic countries
  • Hegemonic countries
how unfortunate
How unfortunate
  • You have to review the answer here and go through the whole quiz again! Bummer man…
very good
Very good!
  • Excellent work!
congrats
Congrats!
  • You made it to the end of the slideshow! Good work! By passing the quiz, you show that you have a basic understanding of Post colonial theory.

Good job!

See you in class!