NEW444H1: Anti-Colonization and the Politics of Violence

Hours: 
24S

Interrogates how theorizations, embodied lived experiences and lived resistance to structural violence can create social, epistemological, ontological and political decolonizing/anti-colonial transformation. Examines the work of Frantz Fanon, Kwame Ture, Eric Williams, Walter Rodney, The Black Panther Party for Self-Defense, Elaine Brown and Assata Shakur amongst others to search for alternative and oppositional ways to rethink and re-respond to violence. Pursues a nuanced understanding of disability as a socio-political phenomenon.

Prerequisite: 

NEW240H1/​NEW240Y1 and an additional 0.5 Equity Studies Core Group 300+ level course

Distribution Requirements: 
Humanities
Breadth Requirements: 
Society and its Institutions (3)