Week 9: Translation in/as Colonial Governmentality II: The French Empire (Nov. 4)
Austen, Ralph A. 2011. “Colonialism from the Middle: African Clerks as Historical Actors and Discursive Subjects.” History in Africa 38 (1): 21–33.
Bâ, Amadou Hampaté. 1999 . The Fortunes of Wangrin. Trans. A. Pavollini Taylor with an introduction by Abiola Irele. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, pp. 51-86.
Goscha, Christopher E. 2004. “‘The Modern Barbarian’: Nguyen Van Vinh and the Complexity of Colonial Modernity in Vietnam.” European Journal of East Asian Studies 3 (1): 135–69.
Lawrance, Benjamin, Emily Lynn Osborn, and Richard Roberts (eds.). 2006. Intermediaries, Interpreters, and Clerks: African Employees in the Making of Colonial Africa. Madison: University of Wisconsin Press.
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