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

Orientalism

Keep Ballard Friendly

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

WEEK 2

 

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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