Decolonizing Trauma Theory : Retrospect and Prospects

@inproceedings{Visser2015DecolonizingTT,
  title={Decolonizing Trauma Theory : Retrospect and Prospects},
  author={Irene Visser},
  year={2015}
}
Decolonizing trauma theory has been a major project in postcolonial literary scholarship ever since its first sustained engagements with trauma theory. Since then, trauma theory and postcolonial literary studies have been uneasy bedfellows, and the time has now come to take stock of what remains in postcolonial trauma studies from the original formulations of trauma theory, and see which further steps must be envisaged in order to reach the ideal of a truly decolonized trauma theory today. To… CONTINUE READING