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Book Club: Tim Lilburn's "Kill-site"

It’s the end of summer, and that means a conclusion to the Terra Informa Summer Book Club. This month, we read Tim Lilburn’s Kill-site, a collection of poems exploring ecology, colonialism and spirituality through the landscape of Southern Saskatchewan. 295 more words


Ethno-Psychiatry: How The British Treated “Hardcore” Women In The Mau Mau Rebellion

By News Staff | August 31st 2014 01:00 PM

Source: Scientific Blogging

New research on the treatment of ‘hardcore’ female Mau Mau prisoners by the British in the late 1950s sheds new light on how ideas about gender, deviancy and mental health shaped colonial practices of punishment.The treatment of the Mau Mau by the British has led to compensation claims in the courts.

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Reading Notes: Damián Baca. "The Other Face"

Baca, Damián. “te-ixtli: The ‘Other Face’ of the Americas.” Rhetorics of the Americas. Ed.
Damián Baca & Victor Villanueva. Palgrave, (). Print

• “The Americas continue to contain a legacy of classical colonialism and remain tied to the economic dependencies of neocolonialism, so that the post of ‘postcolonialism reflects more of a wish than a reality…” (1) 96 more words

80 Days: Protagonism and Problematics

80 Days is a game about being on the outside of things. Fogg and Passepartout are tourists; their contact with any given culture is perforce brief, and they’re not heroes who ride through town, fix all its problems and ride on. 2,856 more words


Race and the Colonial Matrix of Power


Race and The Colonial Matrix of Power by Vitamin_D on Mixcloud

On this episode Vitamin D sat down with ethnic studies scholar and well-traveled speaker on decolonial thought from the Americas, … 135 more words

Who owns Antarctica?*

Who owns Antarctica?*

Antarctica the only continent on our earth whereby colonialists do not have to kill the population in one form or another in order to rape the land of its natural resources has been balkanized without spilling blood. 237 more words

Global Governance

Is high-tech REALLY indistinguishable from magic?

A fellow blogger asked for help the other week. What was the specific source – by page reference – to Arthur C. Clarke’s ‘Third Law’? 614 more words