The Undisciplined Readers (Easter 2021)

Starting in Easter Term, this new reading group will discuss decolonial scholarship from a range of different disciplines.

You can find the proposed reading list for the Undisciplined Readers below. If you would be interested in joining this group, or for or more information, please email Iris Pissaride.

Literature and Archives

Saidiya Hartman (2008) Venus in Two Acts. Small Axe: A Journal of Criticism 26: 1-14.


Natasha Myers (2018) How to grow liveable worlds: Ten (Not So Easy) Steps for life in the Planthropocene. In The World to Come: Art in the Age of the Anthropocene.

Indigenous Botany

Robin Kimmerer (2013) The Three Sisters. In Braiding Sweetgrass: Indigenous Wisdom, Scientific Knowledge and the Teachings of Plants.

Artificial Intelligence

Shakir Mohamed, Marie-Therese Png and William Isaac (2020) Decolonial AI: Decolonial Theory as Sociotechnical Foresight in Artificial Intelligence. Philosophy & Technology 33.4: 659-84.


Ariella Azoulay (2013) Potential History: Thinking Through Violence. Critical Inquiry 39.3: 548-74.

Education and Pedagogy

Leanne Betasamosake Simpson (2014) Land as pedagogy: Nishnaabeg intelligence and rebellious transformation. Decolonization: Indigineity, Education and Society 3.3: 1-25.

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