Homi Bhabha Essays and Term Papers

  • Homi Bhabha

    the inauthentic self, the colonial discourse manipulates interdictions in such a manner that you are not aware about your own inauthentic self. Why Bhabha is taking Freud ahead? the main child sees that his mother doesn't have a penis, he suffers from a complex that he might just also lose his penis and...

      600 Words | 2 Pages  

  • homi

     Why Homo Floresiensis may already be extinct? Homo floresiensis ; nicknamed "hobbit" is widely believed to be an extinct species in the genus Homo. The remains of an individual that would have stood about 3.5 feet (1.1 m) in height were discovered in 2003 on the island of Flores in Indonesia by Mike...

      632 Words | 2 Pages   Early human migrations, Homo, Neanderthal, Homo floresiensis

  • Homi Jehangir

    Homi Jehangir Bhabha, FRS (30 October 1909 – 24 January 1966) was an Indian nuclear physicist who played a major role in the development of the Indian atomic energy program and is considered to be the father of India's nuclear program. Bhabha was born into a prominent family, through which he was related...

      4111 Words | 11 Pages   Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, Brahmacharya, Mahatma Gandhi, Sabarmati Ashram

  • A Critical Analysis of Homi K. Bhabha's "How Newness Enters The World: Postmodern space, postcolonial times and the trials of cultural translation"

    Department of English, University of Delhi 13-10-2013 A Critical Analysis of Homi K. Bhabha's "How Newness Enters The World: Postmodern space, postcolonial times and the trials of cultural translation" The Indian theorist Homi K. Bhabha shifted the limelight from the binary1 of the colonizer and the colonized...

      1599 Words | 7 Pages   Post-structuralism, Sign (semiotics)

  • Of mimicry and man

    A Critical Commentary of Homi Bhabha’s ‘Of Mimicry and Man: The ambivalence of Colonial discourse’ Homi Bhabha explains the weaknesses of colonial discourse by suggesting that the techniques which ‘broadcast the dominance and impenetrability’ (Kumar-Das 1992:362) of the subject causes its weaknesses...

      1676 Words | 5 Pages   Things Fall Apart, Psychoanalysis, Postcolonial literature

  • A Gateway: Through Reading and Writing

    desire, academic thought and intellectual discourse, and life in general (and that is a limitless “general”). Writers such as Daniel Coleman and Homi K. Bhabha effectively demonstrate the importance of reading and writing: They are paramount qualities to our everyday lives in our society. Whether we are...

      1151 Words | 3 Pages   Thought

  • Mimicry, Ambivalence, and Hybridity

    recurrent concepts in postcolonial cultural criticism. It is meant to foreclose the diverse forms of purity encompassed within essentialist theories. Homi Bhabha is the leading contemporary critic who has tried to disclose the contradictions inherent in colonial discourse in order to highlight the colonizer’s...

      821 Words | 3 Pages   Hybridity, Postcolonialism

  • protocol

    and mimicry. We understood the term mimicry as “imitation”, ridiculing someone, pretending to be someone else.In his essay “Of Mimicry and Man”, Homi Bhabha borrows his concept of mimicry” from Jacques Lacan and writes:“The effect of mimicry is camouflage…. It is not a question of harmonizing with the...

      1356 Words | 3 Pages  

  • Shahzia Sikander

    artists to express themselves and are also looked at as a “faded genre that had more to do with craft and technique than genuine expression”(Bhaha, Homi). But according to me, Sikander’s artwork successfully portrayed her thoughts and helped us gain knowledge about her culture. What attributes to making...

      1380 Words | 4 Pages   Art

  • Great Indians

    Dr. Homi Jehangir Bhabha He is called the 'Father of Indian Nuclear Science'.. It was largely due to his efforts that the nation's first Atomic research Center, now named Bhabha Atomic research Center, was established at Trombay, near Mumbai. Under his expert guidance the nation's first atomic reactor...

      295 Words | 2 Pages   Indian honours system

  • question bank

    Died: February 4, 1974, Kolkata Education: Presidency College, Kolkata, Hindu School, Kolkata,University of Calcutta (8) Homi J. Bhabha Physicist Homi Jehangir Bhabha, FRS was an Indian nuclear physicist, founding director, and professor of physics at the Tata Institute of Fundamental Research...

      554 Words | 4 Pages   C. V. Raman, Tata Institute of Fundamental Research

  • Introduction to

    What is it? Defining Colonialism The ‘why’ behind colonialism Postcolonialism’s evolvement Key figures of Postcolinial theory • • • Edward Said Homi K.Bhabha Frantz Fanon DEFINITION: The term postcolonialism is usually used broadly to refer to :   The era after obtaining independence & the...

      602 Words | 15 Pages   Postcolonialism, Feminism, Orientalism (book), Frantz Fanon

  • post colonial themes

    major figure of postcolonial thought, and his book Orientalism is often credited as its founding text. Other important postcolonial critics include Homi K. Bhabha, Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak, and Frantz Fanon. Post colonial literature having different themes which contain the effects and the problems of the...

      2949 Words | 10 Pages   Postcolonialism, Hybridity, Colonialism, Orientalism (book)

  • chandra

    This phenomenon is now called Raman Scattering and is the result of the Raman Effect. Homi Jehangir Bhabha A multifaceted personality - scientist, visionary and institution builder, Homi Jehangir Bhabha was born on October 30, 1909.He is known as the chief architect of India`s nuclear programme...

      1587 Words | 5 Pages   A. P. J. Abdul Kalam, Indian Space Research Organisation, Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, Aryabhata

  • HAASSEN, HELLA - OEROEG begrippen uit het koloniale discours toegepast op de roman van Hella Haasse

    BHABHA EN OEROEG - BEGRIPPEN UIT HET KOLONIALE DISCOURS TOEGEPAST OP DE ROMAN VAN HELLA HAASSE - INHOUSOPGAVE paginanummer 1 Inleiding 3 2 Over Oeroeg 4 3 Bhabha's theorieën toegepast op Oeroeg 8 4 Conclusie 10 Bronvermelding 12 1 INLEIDING In de roman _Oeroeg_ vertelt Hella S. Haasse het verhaal...

      2835 Words | 12 Pages  

  • Vikram Sarabhai Father of Indian Space Program

    Subsequently, the Indian National Committee for Space Research was created, of which Vikram Sarabhai became Chairman. With active support from Homi Bhabha, Vikram Sarabhai, set up the first Rocket Launching station (TERLS) in the country at Thumba near Thiruvananthapuram on the Arabian Coast, as Thumba...

      651 Words | 3 Pages   Space weather

  • What use is the concept of colonial discourse to historians of the British Empire

    apparatus that turns on the recognition and disavowal of racial/cultural/historical differences”1. Through the work of such theorists as Edward Said, Homi Bhabha, Michel Foucault and Jacques Derrida, historians can deconstruct prevailing understanding of the British Empire, born out of modernist ideology,...

      1428 Words | 7 Pages   Deconstruction, Postcolonialism, Post-structuralism, Orientalism (book)

  • Jrd Tata Points Taken from Internet

    Presentation:  “ Without support provided by Jeh, history would have been very different. Homi Bhabha may not have stayed on In India; TIFR may not have come into existence, as it is now ” Dr. K.R Menon (sucessor of Dr Homi Bhabha) PowerPoint Presentation:  And as a philanthropist, he was respected for building...

      1297 Words | 5 Pages   Tata Institute of Fundamental Research

  • Subalterns

    representation. * Ex-Lecturer, Sociology, Govt. Degree College, Jhakhini, Varanasi 2 It may also be pointed that in several essays, Homi Bhabha, a key-thinker within post-colonial thought, emphasizes the importance of social power relations in his working definition of 'Subaltern' groups...

      1316 Words | 4 Pages   Subaltern (postcolonialism), Postcolonialism, Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak

  • Postcoloniality and subaltern studies are studies done regarding a specific culture influenced by colonialism but the perspective in which they are done is different.

    focused on the masses as opposed to only one specific class of society. These definitions vary from the prospect of three theorists; Dipesh Chakrabarty, Homi Bhaba, and Ranajit Guha. Dipesh Chakrabarty in his article "Postcoloniality and the Artifice of History: Who Speaks for 'Indian' Pasts?" Mentions that...

      939 Words | 3 Pages   Postcolonialism

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