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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Postcolonialism
Postcolonialism or postcolonial studies is an academic discipline featuring methods of intellectual discourse that analyze, explain, and respond to the cultural legacies of colonialism and imperialism...
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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 ...
Octave Mannoni
Dominique-Octave Mannoni (29 August 1899, Sologne – 30 July 1989) was a French psychoanalyst and author. After spending more than twenty years in Madagascar, Mannoni returned to France after World War...
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Traditional knowledge
Traditional knowledge (TK), indigenous knowledge (IK), traditional ecological knowledge (TEK) and local knowledge generally refer to knowledge systems embedded in the cultural traditions of regional, ...
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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...
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...
Postcolonial literature
Postcolonial literature is a body of literary writing that responds to the intellectual discourse of European colonization in Asia, Africa, Middle East, the Pacific and elsewhere. Postcolonial literat...
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...
Jeff Wassmann
Jeff Wassmann (born April 2, 1958) is an American artist, writer and theorist, currently living in Melbourne, Australia. His first novel, The Buzzard, was released in October 2012. Wassmann's art work...
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Hisham Sharabi
Hisham Sharabi (1927 Jaffa, Palestine–2005 Beirut, Lebanon) was Professor Emeritus of History and Umar al-Mukhtar Chair of Arab Culture at Georgetown University, where he was a specialist in European ...
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 "...
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...
Precolonialism
Precolonialism is a subdiscourse of colonialism explored by postcolonial theorists. Helena Norberg-Hodge has stated that, in order to do development studies, one has to first understand precolonialism...
Triple oppression
Triple oppression is a theory developed by black socialists in the United States, such as Claudia Jones. The theory states that a connection exists between various types of oppression, specifically cl...
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...
Postcolonial feminism
Postcolonial feminism is a subset of feminism that developed as a response to the fact that feminism seemed to focus solely on the experiences of women in Western cultures. Postcolonial feminism seek...
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Harry Thuku
Harry Thuku (1895–1970), was a Kenyan politician, who was one of the pioneers in the development of modern African nationalism in Kenya. Thuku was born in Kambui in Kiambu district of Central Kenya. H...