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This chapter examines the academy as a hegemonic site of knowledge production that has largely ignored and dismissed indigenous ways of being in and relating to the world – or what I call epistemes. Drawing on Spivak's notion of sanctioned ignorance, I argue that the academy is characterized by an epistemic ignorance which prevents it from properly “profess[ing] its profession” (Derrida). Instead of liberal multicultural efforts of “knowing the other,” academics have a responsibility to do their homework and begin to learn from indigenous and other epistemes.
|Title of host publication||A companion to critical and cultural theory|
|Editors||Imre Szeman, Sarah Blacker, Justin Sully|
|Place of Publication||Hoboken|
|Publisher||John Wiley & Sons|
|Publication status||Published - 2017|
|MoEC publication type||A3 Part of a book or another research book|