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Overcoming Polarized Modernities: Counter-Modern Art Education:

@inproceedings{Gilroy2011OvercomingPM,
  title={Overcoming Polarized Modernities: Counter-Modern Art Education:},
  author={Paul Christopher Gilroy and Dipesh Chakrabarty},
  year={2011}
}
Overcoming Polarized Modernities: Counter-Modern Art Education: Santiniketan, The Legacy of a Poet's School ABSTRACT Paul Gilroy identified counter cultures of modernity emerging in new-world African Diaspora communities in resistance, but not simply reactionary, to imperial modernity. This paper argues that Rabindranath Tagore’s Visva-Bharati University, founded in 1922 during the escalating struggle for Indian Independence, is similarly an example of counter-modernity. Tagore recognized that… 

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