5 June, 2015
This presentation offers an interpretation of a component of postcolonial studies by unpacking its relation to the cultural industry. It analyzes how cultural productions are not just aesthetic objects, or pure disposable commodities, but “practices” that engage the local and the global in specific ways.
5 June, 2015
Terra Critica ReadingRoom
1 May 2015, 10.30-13.30
In this session of our series speculation & fabulation – critique in the SF mode, we are reading Brazilian writer Clarice Lispector with French feminist Hélène Cixous to explore (non-)human becomings, writing and feminist speculation.
There are good reasons to be critical of the government’s project of a Nationale Wetenschapsagenda that started on April 1; quite a few of you have voiced their concerns by signing the OSL statement ‘Vrijheid van onderzoek’ not long ago. However, since the NWA is a fact now, we—the members of the board and the… Read more →
Woensdag, 13 mei 2015, 14:00-17:00,
UvA (Spuistraat 143, P.C. Hoofthuis, zaal 4.22)
In deze Newsroom bespreken we de vraag, wat het denken in termen van de domeinen ‘cultuur’ en ‘economie’ kan betekenen voor het onderzoek naar de boekenbranche en uitgeverijen in het bijzonder.
June 5, 2015
University of Amsterdam
With her book The Postcolonial Cultural Industry: Icons, Markets, Mythologies (Palgrave 2014), Prof. Dr. Sandra Ponzanesi aims to ‘make an intervention into the field of postcolonial studies by focusing on the intersections with the cultural industry and its implication for the reception of postcolonial artworks’.