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Understanding Post-Colonial Theory (Thinking Critically about Society)
Date Friday November 17
Time 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Location Details
Old Capitol Books, 559 Tyler Street, downtown Monterey
Event Type Class/Workshop
Organizer/AuthorDirect Action Monterey Network
Emailcentralcoastdirectaction [at]
The Direct Action Monterey Network is teaming up with Old Capitol Books and the Monterey Community Education Project to offer a free series of seminars and discussion on social theory and history.

--What is Marxist Feminism?, Friday 3 November
--A New Idea: The Paris Commune of 1871, Friday 10 November
--Understanding Post-Colonial Theory, Friday 17 November

Understanding Post-Colonial Theory
Friday 17 November 2017, 7pm
Facilitated by Sriya Shresha

This seminar will focus on colonial and post-colonial studies, with readings from Edward Said and Ania Looma. Facilitated by Dr. Sriya Shrestha of CSU Monterey Bay.

Readings (available for free at

Ania Loomba “Situating Colonial and Postcolonial Studies”
Edward Said “Introduction” Orientalism (pp. 9-36)

This event is free and open to everyone.

In the past, the TCAS seminars have included led discussion groups around readings addressing Polyamory, Anarchism, Prisons & Incarceration, Alternative Sexualities, Understanding Fascism, and Revolutionizing Education (just to name a few). This fall we’re moving into our fourteenth series of TCAS and it’s a great hit!

These series of seminar sessions have been put together to encourage the exchange of ideas, experiences, and knowledge surrounding a particular topic or theme. We want to create a place where people can meet with other people from Monterey Bay communities to talk about current events and discuss new philosophies and ways of thinking critically about society. Though these seminars have been designed for non-students, and for those of us who have had little or no college experience, everyone is invited to participate. We believe that everyone can have something to offer to the seminars as we move through current debates in politics and different political and social theories.
Added to the calendar on Sunday Oct 29th, 2017 4:47 PM
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