Challenging Empires : Open Space and Dissent in Movement

Suggested readings : Part 2 : Exploring Other Openings

S9, November 2 : Empire

[Subject and presenter defined at Midterm Review Workshop]

Chris Hurl – ‘On Empire’

Michael Hardt and Antonio Negri, 2000 - Empire. Cambridge, MA : Harvard University Press. Specifically : ‘Preface’; ‘Imperialist Sovereignty’; and : ‘The Limits of Imperialism’

Samuel Huntington, 1993 - ‘The Clash of Civilizations ?,’ in Foreign Affairs, 72(3)

Edward W Said, 1993 - ‘Empire, Geography, and Culture’ and ‘The Cultural Integrity of Empire’, in his Culture and Imperialism. New York : Knopf

Other suggestions :

Tariq Ali, 2002 - ‘A short-course history of US imperialism’ in his The Clash of Fundamentalisms. London : Verso

Etienne Balibar, 2001 - ‘Outlines of a Topography of Cruelty : Citizenship and Civility in the Era of Global Violence’, in Constellations, 8(1)

Atlio Boron, 2005 – ‘Empire and Imperialism : A critical reading of Michael Hardt and Antonio Negri’. London : Verso

Immanuel Wallerstein,.2006 - ‘The Curve of American Power’, in New Left Review, 40

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