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Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (50+) pres.

Post-colonial Literature: From Decolonizing India to Decolonizing Flint

Sources of Racism

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With the official end of the European colonial empires in the twentieth century, novelists in former colonies began to write about their identities: what to recover from the indigenous cultures? In the twenty-first century, writers on racism have begun to use “decolonizing” to address race. What does that metaphor reveal about racial issues? What obscure?
This is a flipped classroom: Sharon Quiroz, instructor, will lecture sparingly because reading and discussion are primary. Story tellers are Anita Desai, Viet Thanh Nguyen, Chimimanda Adichie, Tommy Orange, Isabel Allende, Dr. Mona Hannah-Attisha. All available in paperback. This Study Group is for those 50 and over and meets Thursdays, 1:30–3:30 pm on September 19 - November 21.
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