EP05: Motherlands and Colonialism

Cora–scholar, multi-media artist, ancient prophet, and very good friend–joins us to talk about the Motherland and the role of maternal figures in colonialism and post-colonialism. Check out Cora’s website to explore their work.

Topics Touched:

T.S. Eliot’s voice, wrinkled dugs, World War I propaganda, weaponized white motherhood, nationalism, South African colonial and post-colonial history, Section 377, conveniently short historical memory, historical fantasy, gender and motherhood in the post-colonial imagination, getting personal, feminist ethics of care v. reproductive labor, the possibility that maybe capitalism might be bad

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