Episode 10: Paradigm of Difference


  • paradigm of difference
  • paradigm of discovery
  • re-member
  • binaries and dualities


Patricia Pinky Ndlovu

Concept & Content Development
Thando Tilmann and Tamar Sarkissian

Film Team
Dr. Johanna Ickert, René Arnold and Andrew Berry


Animal Subjects An Ethical Reader in a Posthuman World. Environmental Humanities. Waterloo: Wilfrid Laurier University Press, 2008.

Ashcroft, Bill, Gareth Griffiths, and Helen Tiffin. “Binarism.” In Post-Colonial Studies: The Key Concepts, 2nd ed., 18–21. London: Routledge, 2007.

“‘Colonial Christian Missions and Their Legacies’: Reflections on a Conference.” SOAS University of London (blog), 2015. https://blogs.soas.ac.uk/archives/2015/06/30/‘colonial-christian-missions-and-their-legacies’-reflections-on-a-conference/.

Gender Revolution. National Geographic, 2017. https://www.nationalgeographic.com/pdf/gender-revolution-guide.pdf.

Little Bear, Leroy. “Jagged Worldviews Colliding.” Essay. In Reclaiming Indigenous Voice and Vision, edited by Marie Battiste, 77–85. Vancouver: University of British Columbia Press, 2000. https://www.law.utoronto.ca/sites/default/files/documents/hewitt-leroy_little_bear_on_jagged_worldviews.pdf.

Mamdani, Mahmood. Define and Rule: Native as Political Identity. Johannesburg: Wits University Press, 2013.

Ndlovu-Gatsheni, Sabelo J., and Patricia Pinky Ndlovu. “The Invention of Blackness on a World Scale.” Essay. In Decolonising the Human: Reflections from Africa on Difference and Oppression, edited by Melissa E. Steyn and William Mpofu, 25–45. Johannesburg: Wits University Press, 2021. https://www.jstor.org/stable/10.18772/22021036512.

Sax, Sarah. “Want to Know How to Save Nature? Ask Indigenous Scientists.” Vox, January 9, 2022. https://www.vox.com/down-to-earth/22849782/nature-conservation-indigenous-science-jessica-hernandez?fbclid=IwAR2H_owWucLjzsQL3VHI5Q1C30AUbbQxi1rP6-1_vVQlt35kL_yKMHffQUk.

“The Colonial Era.” Harvard Divinity School. n.d. https://rpl.hds.harvard.edu/religion-context/country-profiles/france/colonial-era-0.

Thiongʼo, Ngũgĩ wa. Re-Membering Africa. Nairobi: East African Educational Publishers, 2009.

Tiberondwa, Ado K. Missionary Teachers as Agents of Colonialism in Uganda. Kampala: Fountain Publishers, 1998. https://www.africanbookscollective.com/books/missionary-teachers-as-agents-of-colonialism-in-uganda.