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Decolonial Reading Group Outline

Updated: Feb 16, 2021

Beginning November 2020, I will be hosting an online reading group dedicated to decolonial thought.

Decolonial Reading Group

Organized by N. Treviño

Reading List:

Anzaldúa, G. (1986). Borderlands. (Selected sections)

de Sousa Santos, B. (2014). Epistemologies of the South. (Selected Sections)

Dussel E., Krauel, J., & Tuma, V. C. (2000). Europe, Modernity, and Eurocentrism.

Escobar, A. (2016). Thinking-feeling with the Earth: Territorial Struggles and the Ontological Dimension of the Epistemologies of the South.

Grosfoguel, R. (2013). The Structure of Knowledge in Westernized Universities epistemic racism/sexism and the four genocides/epistemicides of the long 16th century.

Lorde, A. (1998). Sister outsider : essays and speeches (Selected Sections)

Maldonado-Torres, N. (2016). Outline of Ten Theses on Coloniality and Decoloniality.

Quijano, A. (2000). Coloniality of Power and Eurocentrism in Latin America.


Wynter, S. (2003). Unsettling the Coloniality of Being/Power/Truth/Freedom: Towards the Human, After Man, Its Overrepresentation--An Argument.


November 2020


Epistemologies of the South -Introduction—de Sousa Santos

Sister Outsider - The Master’s Tools—Lorde

Coloniality of Power and Eurocentrism in Latin American—Quijano

Zoom Discussion:

Nov 18, 2020 Time: TBD

December 2020


Outline of Ten Thesis—Maldonado-Torres

The Structure of Knowledge—Grosfoguel

Europe, Modernity, and Eurocentrism—Dussel

Zoom Discussion:

Dec 21, 2020 Time: TBD

January 2021


Coloniality of Being—Wynter

Zoom Discussion:

Jan 2021 Time: TBD

February 2021


Borderlands, Chapter 7 La conciencia de la mestiza—Anzaldúa

Think-Feeling with the Earth—Escobar

Coloniality and Modernity/Rationality—Quijano

Zoom Discussion:

Feb 2021 Time: TBD

*All readings can be provided if needed.

*Email or DM if interested in being part of this group.

Contact information:

Twitter: @nat_geo_theory

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