Power and Representation

Here is the study guide for Week 2. You can find online videos that we watched in class here:

Tim Wise on White Privilege


Keep Ballard Friendly

I have a dream commercial (the link did not work in class…)



Key concepts:

  • Regime of representation


  • Binaries


  • Definitions of ‘meaning’ (x4)


  • The Other


  • The self: identity and subjectivity


  • Hegemony


  • Ideology


  • Discourse & discourse


  • Episteme & Discursive formation


  • Power/knowledge


  • Regime of truth

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