Escaping the harem: postcolonial explorations of Algerian women in art

Barâa Arar explores how Algerian women can emerge ‘mischievous and dancing’ using postcolonial analysis to deconstruct 19th-century portrayals of the imagined harem in art Read More

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Reclaiming ‘race’ in postcolonialism: A personal reflection on the politics of the racial experience

by Amal Abu-Bakare and edited by Xavia Warren  This past October, while reading Homi Bhabha’s The Location of Culture, I came across the following poetic verse: “I am standing here in your poem-unsatisfied.” (1994:xxi) Originating from Eastern War Time, a poem by the radical feminist Adrienne Rich, this verse was highlighted by the famous literary critic and… Read More