CHASS Connect: 2010-2011 Sequences

The Post-Colonial World

Your year-long sequence will analyze how colonialism still influences our lives. Starting with an examination of how video, internet, community television are being used to counter existing colonial powers and resist the legacy of colonialism, you will discuss the possibilities for solidarity and transnational social movements, and will end by assessing Market power and a global recolonization which reduces people to commodities.

Your sequence will fulfill the following 3 College Breadth Requirements or graduation requirements: Fine Arts, Social Sciences, and Literature (Media and Cultural Studies, Women’s Studies, and Literature).