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Great Texts/Big Questions: Nelson Maldonado-Torres
22 Feb 2019 - 11:30
Nelson Maldonado-Torres’ lecture titled Reflections on decoloniality in the Global South, hosted by the Academy of Science of South Africa (ASSAf) in collaboration with the Hub for Decolonial Feminist Psychologies in Africa and the Institute for Creative Arts (ICA), marks the launch of the ICA’s 2019 Great Texts/Big Questions lecture series, entitled ‘Imagining Futures.’ The series features acclaimed and award-winning writers, artists, academics and filmmakers.
Nelson Maldonado-Torres is Professor in the Department of Latino and Caribbean Studies, member of the core faculty of the Comparative Literature Program, and faculty affiliate in the Doctoral Program in Women and Gender Studies at Rutgers University, New Brunswick. A former president of the Caribbean Philosophical Association (2008-2013), Maldonado-Torres specialises in transdisciplinary decolonial thought, race theory, and in the work of the Caribbean and African philosopher and psychiatrist Frantz Fanon.
Tues 26 February, 6pm (refreshments from 5.30pm) Little Theatre, UCT Hiddingh Campus RSVP: firstname.lastname@example.org
Institute for Creative Arts
University of Cape Town
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