A new interesting blog from Dr. Nancy Strichman, a Glocal staff member, about her visit to the Her Academy (‘Hamichlala’ in Hebrew) organization. This local NGO assisting commercial sex workers to leave this profession.
Lecture (a) 2nd Semester Tuesday 09/06/20 08:30-12:15 Lecture (a) 2nd Semester Tuesday 23/06/20 08:30-12:15 Lecture (a) 2nd Semester Tuesday 26/05/20 08:30-12:15 Comments: Course will be given in English. One credit for online portion of the course during the second semester, one credit for 3 4-hour sessions held over May and June.
Post-colonial theory explores the impact of European colonization upon the societies which it subjugated, recognizing that the cultural and political struggles which colonization set in motion continue to influence the present. Central concerns relate to the impact of European languages, institutions and epistemologies on colonized societies. The foundational gesture of postcolonialism consisted in uncovering the link between Western knowledge systems, exemplified in discourses such as Said’s “Orientalism,” and the maintenance of colonial power. Read more about Postcolonial Theory
The course will introduce feminist theories from the global South and North, and explore the role of gender in social, cultural and economic processes. We will consider gendered social constructions, and the relationship between ideology and disenfranchising practices in everyday lives. The course will begin with an introduction to the field of gender, sexuality and feminist thought, following we will examine matrixes of oppression in the South and gender and globalization. Read more about Gender and Feminism – Theory and Practice