Archive for March, 2012
Canberra’s teepee man William Woodbridge has taken his fight to stay on Lake Ginninderra to the Supreme Court. The 21-year-old lodged an interlocutory injunction with the court yesterday to stop what local Ngambri elder Shane Mortimer labelled an “unlawful forced removal” from the floating home. More here.
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How to Break out of Colonialism? April 17, 18, 19 et 20 2012 @ Grande Bibliothèque de Montréal. Hat-tip, TR.
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Keith Wailoo, Alondra Nelson, and Catherine Lee (eds), Genetics and the Unsettled Past: The Collision of DNA, Race, and History (Rutgers University Press, 2012). Our genetic markers have come to be regarded as portals to the past. Analysis of these markers is increasingly used to tell the story of human migration; to investigate and judge […]
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James Belich, ‘Review: Jerry H. Bentley (ed.), The Oxford Handbook of World History’, English Historical Review (2012). Relevant extract (but the review is worth canvassing in its entirety, absolutely): Duara’s decision to exclude settler colonialism from his ‘modern imperialism’ is also problematic. The hard fact is that three and one-third (Russian Asia) of the world’s […]
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Konstantin Kilibarda, ‘Lessons from #Occupy in Canada: Contesting Space, Settler Consciousness and Erasures within the 99%’, Journal of Critical Globalisation Studies 5 (2012). Under a slogan of ‘We are the 99%’, the #occupy movement has won praise for its bold reclamations of public space and for re-centring class analysis in North America. Despite this, however, […]
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Mark Rifkin, ‘The Transatlantic Indian Problem’, American Literary History (2012), 1-19. bit in lieu of abstract: All three of these studies valuably indicate the significance of Indianness beyond a semi-ethnographic, and potentially fetishizing and exoticizing, concern with the lifeways of Indigenous peoples. Yet they also tend to treat the figure of the Indian as a […]
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8th Annual Indigenous and American Studies Storytellers’ Conference, 23-4 March, addressing the global and transnational phenomenon of settler colonialism. On any continent or in any region in which they appear, colonizing settlers are not just migrants. Dutch, Roman, Israeli, Spanish, English, Chinese — whatever their origins, they are invaders who come to stay and carry with […]
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Erica Neeganagwedgin, “Chattling the Indigenous Other”: A historical examination of the enslavement of Aboriginal Peoples in Canada’, AlterNative 8, 1 (2012). Many historians writing about Canadian history have failed to acknowledge, and some have even downright ignored, the history of chattel slavery that existed within Canada where Aboriginal people were bought and sold like commodities. Generally, […]
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Unsettling Colonialisms: Settler Colonialism and Indigenous Resistance in Global Context. The collection will interrogate settler categories, including the category of settler colonialism itself. It will provide a space for Indigenous epistemologies to counter settler hegemonies, including established scholarly discourses on settler colonialism. It will critically engage with colonial discourses of conquest and Native alternatives alike. […]
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