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ARTF 2063/5063 Reading List

Postcolonial Feminisms, 2021/22, Semester 1
Prof. John Mowitt
j.w.mowitt@leeds.ac.uk
Tutor information is taken from the Module Catalogue

*Sarah Ahmed, “Introduction: Stranger Fetishism and Post-coloniality,” in Strange Encounters: Embodied Others in Post-Coloniality. London, Taylor and Francis, 2003. 1-17.

 

*Simone de Beauvoir and Gisele Halimi, Djamila Boupacha. New York: Macmillan, 1962 (selections).    

 

*Houria Bouteljdra, “Shoot Sartre” and “We Indigenous Women” in The Whites, Jews and Us. New York: Semiotext(e), 2018. 19-32 and 73-99 (plus notes, 141-149) OCR REQUESTED BY LIBRARY (GW 19/10/2020) .  

 

Rey Chow, “King Kong in Hong Kong Watching the ‘Handover’ from the U. S. A.,” in Social Text 55 (summer 1998): 93-108.

 

*___. “Violence in the Other Country: China as Crisis, Spectacle and Woman,” in Third World Women and the Politics of Feminism, eds. Chandra Mohanty, Anne Russo and Lourdes Torres. Bloomington, IN: Indiana UP, 1991. 81-100.

 

*Asia Djebar, “Forbidden Gaze, Severed Sound,” in Women of Algiers in Their Apartment. Charlottesville, VA: U Virginia P, 1992. 133-150. Available as an Online Course Reading in Minerva   

 

*Nawal el Saadawi, “Women and Islam,” “Islamic Fundamentalism and Women,” in The Nawal el Saadawi Reader.London: Zed Books, 1997. 73-99 Available as an Online Course Reading in Minerva . Available as an Online Course Reading in Minerva

*Nawal el Saadawi, “Women and Islam,” “Why Keep Asking About My Identity” in The Nawal el Saadawi Reader.London: Zed Books, 1997. and 117-133. Available as an Online Course Reading in Minerva

*Frantz Fanon, “Algeria Unveiled,” in A Dying Colonialism. Grove Press, 1969. 35-67 Available as an Online Course Reading in Minerva .  

 

*Chandra T. Mohanty, “Under Western Eyes” in Under Western Eyes in Third World Women and the Politics of Feminism, eds. Chandra T. Mohanty, Anne Russo and Lourdes Torres. Bloomington, IN: Indiana UP, 1991.

 

*Gayatri Spivak, “Can the Subaltern Speak?” in Marxism and the Interpretation of Culture, eds. Cary Nelson and Lawrence Grossberg. Urbana, IL: U of Illinois P, 1988. 66-111. Available as an Online Course Reading in Minerva   

 

*Sylvia Wynter, “The Re-Enchantment of Humanism: An Interview with Sylvia Wynter" in Small Axe 8 (September 2000): 174 - 207.

This list was last updated on 11/09/2021