An Introduction to Bhabha’s The Location of Culture

Is there any such thing as a culture without some degree of hybridization? Homi K. Bhabha maintains that all cultures, particularly post-colonial, experience cultural hybridity that reflect in an individual's personal identity. Learn more about Bhabha's point of view with a short introduction video.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • Connect the video with a lesson on world cultures, or when examining cultural hybriditty in sociology
  • Have learners analyze their own cultures, and any hybridization that has occurred within their own identities
Classroom Considerations

  • Refer to the publisher's website for the full analysis, which is available with a free trial subscription or paid membership
  • Comment section is open to the public
Pros

  • Uses a skiing metaphor to illustrate the video's main point
  • Relatable for learners in any cultural setting
Cons

  • None