University of Kent: Postcolonial Studies

InstitutionUniversity of Kent View institution profile
Department School of English View department profile
Web www.kent.ac.uk/english/postgraduate/
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Summary

The MA in Postcolonial Studies develops your understanding of the politics of culture. It looks at both the imperial interpretations of the colonial as well as anti-colonial and postcolonial assertions of autonomy.

In this context, while ‘postcolonial’ refers primarily to societies of the so-called ‘Third World’, it also includes questions relevant to cultures such as those of Ireland and Australia.

MA

University of Kent
School of English




The School of English at the University of Kent is ambitious and inclusive, committed to excellence in critical and creative practice. Our expertise and specialisms range from the medieval to the postmodern including; British, American and Irish literature, postcolonial writing, 18th-century studies, Shakespeare, early modern literature and culture, Victorian studies, modern poetry, critical theory and cultural history. With over forty permanent members of academic staff the School is a lively and intellectually stimulating environment.

The School also counts a number of highly acclaimed and award-winning creative writers among its staff, many of whom are ...

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