Archive for: Nadim Damluji

Can the Subaltern Draw?: Reframing Caste in Indian Graphic Novels

Indian comics and caste

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A Conversation about Habibi’s Orientalism with Craig Thompson

“I’m examining American guilt and I’m examining male guilt.”

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Can the Subaltern Draw?: The Spectre of Orientalism in Craig Thompson’s Habibi

Habibi is a tragically familiar Orientalist tale that a reader can find in books by Kipling or many a French painter.

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Can The Subaltern Draw?: A Survey of Contemporary Arab Comics

The survey I’ve compiled here is not complete, but it is a start at cataloguing the wonderful dialogue that is happening right now with comic art in the Arab world.

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Can The Subaltern Draw?: The Case of the Arab Henchman

Arab stereotypes and arab translations in the Tintin adventure “The Crab with the Golden Claws”

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Can The Subaltern Draw?: Defining Manhua -or- A Translated Marketplace in Contemporary China

To put it simply, besides CY and a few rare exceptions, there aren’t any contemporary Chinese artists producing comics.

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One For All and All For One

Is the world better if people are more alike or less alike? And how does globalization affect that? Philosopher Alain Badiou argues that these are the wrong questions.

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