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Postcolonial Studies Reading Group

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About this Series

A reading group around the themes of "Postcolonial Thought and Social Theory" and "Postcolonial Thought and the Sociology of Race."

Snacks will be provided. We hope you will be able to join us! 

If you are interested in participating, please contact Caliesha Comley (comleyc@bc.edu) or Cedrick Simmons (simmoncf@bc.edu).

   


october


 

Session 1

Thursday, October 27, 2017
5:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
415 McGuinn Hall


november


 

Session 2

Thursday, November 30, 2017
5:30–7:00 p.m.
Creagh Library

Reading: Postcolonial Thought and Social Theory Ch. 1; Beneath The Surface of White Supremacy Chapter 2 & 3


January


 

Session 3

Thursday, January 18, 2018
5:30–7:00 p.m.
Creagh Library

Reading: Postcolonial Thought and Social Theory Ch. 2; Beneath The Surface of White Supremacy Chapter 4


february


 

Session 4

Thursday, February 15, 2018
5:30–7:00 p.m.
Creagh Library

Reading: Postcolonial thought and Social Theory Ch. 3; Beneath The Surface of White Supremacy Chapter 5


march


 

Session 5

Thursday, March 29, 2018
5:30–7:00 p.m.
Creagh Library

Reading: Postcolonial Thought and Social Theory Ch. 4 

*Julian Go will join us on this day.

Mon-Kie Jung (Professor of Sociology, UMass-Amherst)

Jung, Mon-Kie. 2015. Beneath the Surface of White Supremacy: Denaturalizing U.S Racisms Past and Present. Stanford: Stanford University Press.

 


 

Julian Go (Professor of Sociology and Faculty Affiliate in Asian Studies at Boston University)

Go, Julian. 2016. Postcolonial Thought and Social Theory. London: Oxford.

2125 Commonwealth Ave Map

The reading group will take place in Creagh Library, located at 2125 Commonwealth Avenue on the Boston College Brighton Campus.  

* Creagh-Library.pdf
View the parking map for Creagh Library/Brighton Campus.