Ambivalence in Action

By Joel Joseprabu, Evangeline Raulston, and Sabrina Wilson Follow this link to listen to Ambivalence in Action. This podcast takes the style of a debate game show in which four competitors, each representing either a colonized country (Antigua, Ireland, Nigeria) or a colonizer (England), participate in three rounds of Family Feud style questions. During the … Continue reading Ambivalence in Action

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Language Wars

By Jamie Taylor, Elizabeth Albright, & Mikey Minihan Follow this link to listen to Language Wars. This podcast, entitled “Language Wars,” is presented by MJE podcast productions and focuses on a highly contested debate in postcolonial literature – the role that the language a text is written in plays. Some authors believe that their works … Continue reading Language Wars

Postcolonial Ponderings on Conquered Cultures

By Mr. Pseudonym, Jessica Barrett, and Michael James Follow this link to listen to Postcolonial Ponderings on Conquered Cultures. This podcast presents an episode of Postcolonial Ponderings and aims to educate the listener on colonialism and its effect on the cultures of colonized peoples. With the aid of a variety of literary, theoretical, and scholarly … Continue reading Postcolonial Ponderings on Conquered Cultures

Two Unknowns

By Andres Amundson, Eithan Martinez, and Thomas Lusk Follow this link to listen to Two Unknowns. European colonization had a profound impact on the world, and throughout the colonization process, colonizers and colonized subjects held a wide mixture of attitudes toward each other. This podcast explores several colonial and postcolonial works to question what these … Continue reading Two Unknowns

Complexities of Colonialism: Intertwining Interaction

By Sarah Demsky, Olivia Rae, and Jacob Ware Follow this link to listen to Complexities of Colonialism: Intertwining Interaction. This podcast explores the relationship between the colonizer and colonized, specifically noting how various postcolonial writers depict this relationship in works of fiction, poetry, and drama. Each writer characterizes this connection in a form that is uniquely … Continue reading Complexities of Colonialism: Intertwining Interaction

Language Angles and Colonial Clashes

By Ben Zabback, Grace Rigsbee, and Melanie Bowden Follow this link to listen to Language Angles and Colonial Clashes. This podcast explores the role of language on colonization, and more specifically, how colonizers used language as a tool to control their subjects. Speaking a different language meant perceiving reality differently, so this was an obstacle colonizers … Continue reading Language Angles and Colonial Clashes

Pros and Cons: The Aftermath of British Colonization

By Noah Joyce, Karen Loscocco, and Coral Kazaroff Follow this link to listen to Pros and Cons: The Aftermath of British Colonization.  This podcast explores the effects of colonization, and it asks a controversial question: was British colonization as a whole more beneficial or detrimental to colonized subjects? British colonization was undeniably responsible for the destruction … Continue reading Pros and Cons: The Aftermath of British Colonization