Culture & Colonialism

This multi-disciplinary MA explores literature, politics and culture from Ireland to India, and from Africa to the Middle East. Students analyse imperial ascendancies, race and racial theories, nationalist movements, postcolonial experiences, the rise of neo-colonial thought, multiculturalism and interculturalism, and the implications of globalisation and development for the modern world. Modules/coursework on offer may include: • Literature and Colonialism; • Cinema and Colonialism; • Studies in the History of Colonialism and Imperialism; • Decolonisation and Neo-Colonialism: The Politics of ‘Development’; • Colonialism and Cultural Theory; • Approaches to Culture and Colonialism; • NGOs and the Making of the Twentieth-Century World.