Adorno, Theodor

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Introduction Theodor Adorno was a philosopher, critic, and theorist who generated a vast body of works on many aspects of society and culture. His interests ranged from classical philosophy to psychology to music to sociology.  He wrote on topics as far-flung as Beethoven, antisemitism, and film. Adorno is best known as a member of the […]

Adcock, Fleur

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“I no longer feel inclined to make comments on my own work, which I feel should speak for itself.” (qtd. in Feminist Writers) Introduction Kareen Fleur Adcock was born February 10, 1934, in Papakura, New Zealand to Cyril John and Irene Robinson Adcock. She legally changed her name to Fleur Adcock in 1982. She spent most […]

African American Studies and Postcolonialism

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“Colonial racism is no different from any other racism.” – Frantz Fanon A Need To Talk Back While African American studies and postcolonial studies are different fields, both share a goal of destabilizing racial hierarchies. Discussions of power relationships between the colonizer and the colonized are sometimes similar to studies on slavery and relationships between […]