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Northwestern University "Decolonizing Conference featuring Bahamian Speakers!

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Northwestern University "Decolonizing Conference featuring Bahamian Speakers!

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Decolonizing Critical Theory: Decolonial Aesthetics and Epistemic Violence

An initiative of Northwestern University's Critical Theory Cluster an the ICCTP (International Consortium of Critical Theory Programs Funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.

November 30 to December 3, 2018. All events will be held in the John Evans Alumni Center, Northwester University, unless otherwise noted in the event's program. 

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Friday, November 30

9-10.30am Graduate Workshop: Yala Kisukidi (Université Paris VIII) Revisions of Senghor and Négritude Chair: Evan Mwangi (English)

10.30am-12pm Graduate Workshop: Walter Mignolo (Duke University) Chair: Jorge Sánchez Cruz (Critical Theory)

12-1.30pm Location: Kresge Hall 1515 Black Arts Initiative Brown Bag Lunch Series Ryan Dohoney (Musicology) “An End to Downtown: The Society of Black Composers, The Brooklyn Community Concerts, and the Black Radical Tradition”

1.35-3.15pm Location: Harris Hall 108 Walter Mignolo (Duke University) “Modern/Colonial Esthetics and Decolonial/Dewestern Esthesis” Chair: José Medina (Philosophy)

3.45-5.30pm Location: Harris Hall 108 Yala Kisukidi (Université Paris VIII) “Racial Hospitality (After Derrida and James Baldwin)” Chair: Juan Obarrio (Johns Hopkins University) Respondent: Evan Mwangi (English) Graduate Respondents: Marlon Millner (Religious Studies) and Carmen De Schryver (Philosophy)

6pm Location: Harris Hall 108 Panel: Art, Culture, and Critique in the Bahamian Context featuring Nicolette Bethel (University of The Bahamas), Keisha Oliver (University of The Bahamas), and Malika Pryor-Martin (The National Art Gallery of The Bahamas) Chair: Joshua Chambers-Letson (Performance Studies) Respondent: Arnold Kemp (School of The Art Institute of Chicago)


WHEN: Friday, November 30, 2018. All day.

WHERE: John Evans Center, 1800 Sheridan Road, Evanston, IL 60208

AUDIENCE: Faculty/Staff - Post Docs/Docs - Graduate Students

CONTACT:Benjamin Miller  847.491.3656 benjamin.miller2@northwestern.edu

GROUP: Philosophy Conferences

CATEGORY:Academic


FOR MORE INFORMATION, READINGS, AND TO SIGN UP, CONTACT DAVID JOHNSON AT DAVIDJOHNSON2013@U.NORTHWESTERN.EDU.