Black History Month Distinguished Lecture: Lewis Gordon, Freedom, Justice and Decolonization

Wednesday, February 24, 2021 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm

Online, Off campus

Please join us for Black History Month's Distinguished Speaker, Dr. Lewis Gordon, Professor and Department Head, Philosophy Department, University of Connecticut.  

Wednesday, February 24, 2021, 2 to 3 p.m.

Register in advance for this zoom, or watch the lecture on YouTube.

Black History Month Distinguished Lecture (Lewis Gordon Lecture, Freedom, Justice, and Decolonization)

Lewis R. Gordon is Professor and Head of the Department of Philosophy at the University of Connecticut at Storrs; Honorary President of the Global Center for Advanced Studies; Honorary Professor in the Unit for the Humanities at Rhodes University, South Africa; Chairperson of the American Philosophical Association Committee on Public Philosophy; and Chairperson of the Awards Committee and Global Collaborations for the Caribbean Philosophical Association, of which he was the organization’s first president. His books published by Routledge include Fanon and the Crisis of European Man, Existence in Black, Existentia Africana, Disciplinary Decadence, and, with Jane Anna Gordon, Not Only the Master’s Tools and Of Divine Warning.

Read the full Speaker's biography and summary of works here.

This event is sponsored by:
School of Social Transformation;
Philosophy and the Anti-Racism Committee,
School of Historical, Philosophical and Religious Studies;
College of Integrative Sciences and Arts;
Center for the Study of Race and Democracy;
School of Politics and Global Studies;
School of Humanities, Arts and Cultural Studies

Event for: Adults, Current students, Alumni, Faculty and staff

Event category: Arts and Culture, Lectures & Educational Programs

Hosting/Sponsoring organization/Unit: School of Social Transformation

For event inquiries: Jeanne Colquette 480-965-2450

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