[ilds] Po-co/poco

Bruce Redwine bredwine1968 at earthlink.net
Wed Jul 11 14:26:52 PDT 2007


I'm missing something here.  Writing history has nothing to do with an attempt to be objective?  Is that what's being taught these days in the universities?  If so, then I can see why you've gone into po-co.  Because nothing makes any difference.  There are no distinctions.  You have equal standing with Said, a Palestinian, or any other po-co author.  This is like armchair cultural anthropology -- never going into the field and then writing ethnographies about people you've never lived among.  Good luck.


-----Original Message-----
>From: Pamela Francis <albigensian at hotmail.com>
>Sent: Jul 11, 2007 1:58 PM
>To: bredwine1968 at earthlink.net
>Subject: Re: [ilds] Po-co/poco

>Once more, with feeling: postcolonial studies is NOT JUST ABOUT OPPRESSION!  
>It is about identity, culture, language, geography, the environment, 
>religion, sexuality...and I don't know who told you that history is supposed 
>to be objective, b/c it's not and never has been.

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