Introduction to the Seminar and clarification of key words
What, Where, Who, How, Why
Tariq Ali. “The Year that Changed the World.” Sydney Morning Herald (January 5, 2008). ER.
Martin Jay. “Scopic Regimes of Modernity.” In Vision and Visuality, edited by Hal Foster (New York: Bay Press, 1988), 3-23. ER.
Fidel Castro. “Words to the Intellectuals.”
Fredric Jameson et al. “A Very Partial Chronology.” Social Text 9/10 (1984): 210-215. ER.
Prompt: Please bring two images to the class which to your mind are emblematic of the 60s. Apart from showing the images, we expect each of you to share with us what is resonant about the image and what aspects of the 60s it encapsulates. If at all possible think globally.
Henry Lefebvre. “The Right to the City.” In Writings on Cities: Henry Lefebvre, selected and translated by Eleonore Kofman and Elizabeth Lebas (London: Blackwell, 1996), 147-159. ER.
Fredric Jameson. “Periodizing the 60s.” Social Text 9/10 (1984): 178-209. ER. Skim this text; it is very dense. Focus on the first couple of pages of each of these sections: 1, 5 and 6.
Judit Bodnar. “What’s Left of the Right to the City?” In The Long-68: Revisions and New Perspectives, edited by Daniel Sherman et al (Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2013), 73-90. ER.
Frantz Fanon. “On National Culture.” In The Wretched of the Earth.
James Ferguson. “Invisible Humanism: An African 1968 and Its Aftermaths.” In The Long-68: Revisions and New Perspectives, edited by Daniel Sherman et al (Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2013), 120-138. ER.
Steven Pierce. “Africa and 1968: Depression, Libidinal Politics, and the Problem of Global Interpretation.” In Gender and Sexuality in 1968: Transformative Politics in the Cultural I (New York: Palgrave McMillan, 2009), 131-142. (This is a chapter in an e-book available through our library. You can also access it through ER).
Aime Cesaire. “Negritude, Africa and Black History.” ER.
Aime Cesaire. “Return to My Native Land.” ER.
Bernard Gendron. “Foucault’s 1968.” In The Long 1968. The book is available through our library as an electronic document. Read chapter 1 on Foucault 1968.