Archive for September, 2010

Lorenzo Veracini, ‘The Settler Colonial Situation’, Native Studies Review 19, 1 (2010): This article interprets the settler-colonial situation as fundamentally premised on the irruption into a specific locale of a sovereign collective of settlers. A comprehensive body of historical and postcolonial literature highlights how the colonial situation is premised on the sustained reproduction of a […]

Gorn, print one out and stick it up somewhere.

Edward Cavanagh, ‘Fur Trade Colonialism: Traders and Cree at Hudson Bay, 1713-67’, Australasian Canadian Studies 27, 1-2 (2009). abstract: Why has the historic Hudson’s Bay Company (HBC) been considered a ‘non-colonial company’ by Canadian historians? Surely those inescapably colonial dyads of insiders/outsiders, rulers/subjects, and Europeans/Natives, suggest otherwise; and as such, we should try comparing it […]

Yet to appear online this one, but some libraries might be subscribed. Australasian Canadian Studies 1-2 (2009) Cindy Blackstock, ‘Federation Dialogue: Is this our Canada? Is this our Australia? First Nations Child and Family Safety and Well-being in Two Commonwealth Countries’. Michelle Eady and Alison Reedy, ‘Crocodiles and Polar Bears: Technology and Learning in Indigenous […]

One of many Canadian reconstructions by C. W. Jeffreys, via

via wikimedia commons

Damien Short,  ‘Australia: a continuing genocide?’, Journal of Genocide Research 12,  1 (2010) Abstract: Debates about genocide in Australia have for the most part focussed on past frontier killings and child removal practices. This article, however, focuses on contemporary culturally destructive policies, and the colonial structures that produce them, through the analytical lens of the […]

Mohamed Adhikari, ‘A total extinction confidently hoped for: the destruction of Cape San society under Dutch colonial rule, 1700-1795’, Journal of Genocide Research 12, 1 (2010) Abstract: San (Bushman) society in the Cape Colony was almost completely annihilated during the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries as a result of land confiscation, massacre, forced labour and cultural […]

Ethan Davis, ‘An Administrative Trail of Tears: Indian Removal’, American Journal of Legal History 50 (2010). Abstract In the early nineteenth century, the federal government uprooted the so-called five “Civilized Tribes” of the South and sent them westward to modern day Oklahoma. This article rediscovers the long-forgotten administrative system that guided the removal of one […]

Conference, Reading the Postcolonial Other in Contemporary Film, NeMLA@Rutgers, New Jersey, April 7-10, 2011 Conference, Twentieth Annual World History Association Conference, Beijing, China 7-10 July 2011 Call for Papers, ‘Unruly Pedagogies; Migratory Interventions: Unsettling Cultural Studies’, Special Edition of Critical Arts Lecture, ‘Mapping the Transition from Colony to Nation’: The Seventeenth Kenneth Nebenzahl, Jr., Lectures in the History of Cartography, Illinois, Thursday-Saturday, […]