Between Orientalism and Occidentalism: Postcolonial Cartographies of Knowledge

20June2017

Event

A NICA-Masterclass with Prof Ella Shohat in connection to the ASCA/ACGS workshop on Critique of Religion; Framing Jews and Muslims in Political Theory and Public Debate (22-24 June).

The masterclass will offer a theoretical approach of cartograhies of knowledge, and rethink the relationship between orientalism and occidentalism, and the split Arab/Jew Figure. During the seminar we will read and discuss several works from Prof. Shohat, among them   “The Sephardi-Moorish Atlantic: Between Orientalism and Occidentalism,” Preface essay in Between the Middle East and the Americas: The Cultural Politics of the Middle East in the Americas, co-edited by Evelyn Alsultany &Ella Shohat, The University of Michigan Press, 2013;  “Tropical Orientalism” (with R. Stam), The Middle East and Brazil: Perspectives on the New Global South, Paul Amar, ed. Bloomingto-n: Indiana University Press, 2014. Venue:

Please register with nica-fgw@uva.nl and mattheawesterduin@gmail.com.

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