Archive for November, 2018

Excerpt: ‘If Native Americans are reduced to little more than another genetic variation, there is no need for laws that acknowledge their land rights, treaty rights, and sovereignty’.

Abstract: This article engages a recent Journal of Appalachian Studies roundtable (Volume 22, Number 1), organized by Steve Fisher and Barbara Ellen Smith, that critiqued the colonial model. My basic argument is that the colonial model has critical value because it offers a well-established orientation, framework, and line of argument to counter the culture of […]

Abstract: A case study of Bedeau Camp for the internment of Algerian Jewish soldiers: During World War II, the violence of French military culture in Algeria was intensified by Vichy-era fascism expanded to the overseas North African settler colony against those racially classed by the colonial bureaucracy as indigènes, or “natives,” a term perennially applied to […]

Abstract: This essay discusses the conflict in Israel-Palestine and its long-term evolution in the context of a settler colonial studies interpretive paradigm. It argues this analytical paradigm may offer valuable insights both in the interpretation of the historical evolution of the conflict and in the analysis of its current circumstances. The first section briefly outlines […]

Description: The 1967 Arab–Israeli War rocketed the question of Israel and Palestine onto the front pages of American newspapers. Black Power activists saw Palestinians as a kindred people of color, waging the same struggle for freedom and justice as themselves. Soon concerns over the Arab–Israeli conflict spread across mainstream black politics and into the heart of […]

Abstract: The purpose of this work is to articulate, for other Western psychologists, learnings about the ways in which hegemonic Western psychology is a colonising practice, and how cultural humility can enable a space in which First Nations knowledge is given preference. Using duo-ethnography as a method of dialogical qualitative inquiry, we explore the cultural […]

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Abstract: This paper provides an overview of the trajectory of research on immigration history, now migration history, in Canada over the past 50 years and highlights recent points of intersection with the newly established field of settler colonial studies. The article concludes by positing questions about the possibility of building on these points of intersection […]

Abstract: Building on the historiography surrounding existing studies of migration and settler colonialism in Canada, this article considers possible future research directions in these fields with a few to squaring epistemological differences in how the permanency and implications of human movement are understood.