ASRCOctober16 - ASRC October 16, 2007 1. Make sure when...

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ASRC October 16, 2007 1. Make sure when talking about things you do not generalize. a. Ex. The Europeans distorted history. b. Fixing it: The dominant European paradigm of explanation distorted history. c. Paradigm: example; can include, exclude, explanatory, ext. d. Can also say methodology, discourse, and ext. 2. 1986 Klole Soyinka a. The permanent thing about humanity is that humanity is in a permanent cycle of stupidity. 3. Cabral a. Materialist account of culture with which he engages history and colonial spaces. b. Two sides of culture: Material and Immaterial dimension i. Material: Science, technology, infrastructures, tangible aspects of culture ii. Immaterial: Spiritual aspects and components, uniting force, way we think 1. The was we think about ourselves 2. Religious beliefs 3. Philosophy 4. History 5. Language 6. Aesthetics – sense of beauty, what is music, dance, literature c. To be successful in conquering culture, attack immaterial aspect d. Act of independence in colonial space is a cultural act
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ASRCOctober16 - ASRC October 16, 2007 1. Make sure when...

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