Session One: Who’s Afraid of Europe?
May 3, 10-12pm
Hall, Stuart. “Europe’s Other Self” Marxism Today (August 1991): 18-19.
Derrida, Jacques. “The Other Heading: Memories, Responses, and Responsibilities” [Excerpt] in The Other Heading: Reflections on Today’s Europe. University of Indiana Press, 1992. (4-11)
hooks, bell. “Eating the Other,” in Black Looks: Race and Representation. Boston: South End Press, 1992. (21-39).
Further Reading (optional):
Small, Stephen. “Theorizing Visibility and Vulnerability in Black Europe and the African Diaspora.” Ethnic and Racial Studies 41, no. 6 (January 18, 2018).
For the next session on May 10, we will be discussing the exhibition Neolithische Kindheit at the Haus der Kulturen der Welt. Make sure you see this exhibition before we meet! It is a dense show, and your ticket will allow you to attend twice in case you need extra time to take it in. There is a reduced price of 6 EUR for students and free admittance on Mondays.