Africana philosophy
Africana philosophy is the work of philosophers of African descent and others whose work deals with the subject matter of the African diaspora.Africana philosophy includes the philosophical ideas, arg...
Talal Asad
Talal Asad (born 1932) is an anthropologist at the CUNY Graduate Center.Asad has made important theoretical contributions to post-colonialism, Christianity, Islam, and ritual studies and has recently ...
Subaltern (postcolonialism)
In critical theory and postcolonialism, subaltern is the social group who are socially, politically and geographically outside of the hegemonic power structure of the colony and of the colonial homela...
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Neocolonialism
Neocolonialism (also Neo-colonialism or Neo-imperialism) is the geopolitical practice of using capitalism, business globalization, and cultural imperialism to influence a country, in lieu of either di...
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Salsa Soul Sisters
The Salsa Soul Sisters, Third World Wimmin Inc Collective is a group for lesbians who are also womanists and women of color, in New York City. The group is the oldest black lesbian organization in the...
Stranger King
The Stranger King theory offers a framework to understand global colonialism. It seeks to explain the apparent ease whereby many indigenous peoples subjugated themselves to an alien colonial power and...
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The Colonizer and the Colonized
The Colonizer and the Colonized (French: Portrait du colonisé, précédé par Portrait du colonisateur) is a well-known nonfiction book of Albert Memmi, published in French in 1957 and in English at ...
Yehouda Shenhav
Yehouda Shenhav (Hebrew: יהודה שנהב‎, born 26 February 1952) is an Israeli sociologist and critical theorist. He is known for his contributions in the fields of bureaucracy, management and c...
Duro Ladipo
Duro Ladipo (1931–1978) was one of the best known and critically acclaimed Yoruba dramatists that emerged from postcolonial Africa. Writing solely in the Yoruba language, he captivated the symbolic sp...
Homi K. Bhabha
Homi K. Bhabha (/ˈbɑːbɑː/; born 1949) is the Anne F. Rothenberg Professor of English and American Literature and Language, and the Director of the Humanities Center at Harvard University. He is one of...
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E. San Juan, Jr.
Epifanio San Juan, Jr., also known as E. San Juan, Jr. (born December 29, 1938, at Sta. Cruz, Manila, Philippines), is a known Filipino American literary academic, Tagalog writer, Filipino poet, civi...
Anibal Quijano
Anibal Quijano (born 1928, Yungay) is a Peruvian sociologist and humanist thinker, known for having developed the concept of "coloniality of power". His body of work has been influential in the fields...
Africana womanism
"Africana Womanism" is a term coined in the late 1980s by Clenora Hudson-Weems intended as an ideology applicable to all women of African descent. It is grounded in African culture and Afrocentrism a...
Epistemologies of displacement
Viewed as an attack on African American Studies, epistmologies of displacement is term coined by Gilbert NMO Morris, in a series of lectures published in The Triptych Papers: Lectures in Post-Colonial...
Womanist Party of India
Womanist Party of India (also called Bharatiya Streevadi Paksh), is a political party in India. Its core issue is the emancipation of women. The WPI was founded in Mumbai on October 31, 2003. The WPI ...
Leela Gandhi
Leela Gandhi (born 1966) is Professor of English at Brown University and a noted academic in the field of postcolonial theory. She is the co-editor of the academic journal Postcolonial Studies, the au...
M.T. Mehdi
Mohammed (sometimes spelled "Mohammad") Taki Mehdi, commonly M.T. Mehdi (January 6, 1928 - February 23, 1998) was an Iraqi-American based in New York. He was highly visible in media circles for being ...
Imagined geographies
The concept of imagined (also often called imaginative) geographies has evolved out of the work of Edward Said, particularly his critique on Orientalism. In this term, "imagined" is used not to mean "...
Masood Ashraf Raja
Originally from Pakistan, Masood Ashraf Raja (Urdu: مسعود اشرف راجہ) is an Associate Professor of Postcolonial literature and Theory at the University of North Texas and the editor of Pakistaniaat: A ...
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Chandra Talpade Mohanty
Chandra Talpade Mohanty (born 1955) is a postcolonial and transnational feminist theorist. As of 2013, she has served as the women's studies department chair and professor of Women's and Gender Studie...
Non-simultaneity
Non-simultaneity or nonsynchronism (German: Ungleichzeitigkeit, sometimes also translated as non-synchronicity) is a concept in the writings of Ernst Bloch which denotes the time lag, or uneven tempor...
Third Space Theory
The Third Space is a postcolonial sociolinguistic theory of identity and community realised through language or enunciation. It is attributed to Homi K. Bhabha. Third Space Theory explains the uniquen...
Critical race theory
Critical race theory (CRT) is an academic discipline focused upon the application of critical theory, a critical examination of society and culture, to the intersection of race, law, and power. Critic...
Feminist ethics
Feminist ethics is an approach to ethics that builds on the belief that traditionally ethical theorising has under-valued and/or under-appreciated women's moral experience and it therefore chooses to ...
Womanist theology
Womanist theology is a religious conceptual framework which reconsiders and revises the traditions, practices, scriptures, and biblical interpretation with a special lens to empower and liberate Afri...