Public Lecture with Professor Lewis Gordon

Title: TBA
Sept. 20, 2019, Time: TBA
Meacham Auditorium, University of Oklahoma
900 Asp Ave., Norman, OK 73019

About Professor Gordon

Lewis Gordon is Professor of Philosophy at UCONN-Storrs; Honorary President and Core Professor at the Global Center for Advanced Studies; and Honorary Professor at the Unit of the Humanities at Rhodes University (UHURU), South Africa. He also is a musician who performs in blues, jazz, reggae, and rock bands, such as ThreeGenerations, for which he is the drummer. He lectures regularly across the globe. His books include Bad Faith and Antiblack Racism (Humanities Press, 1995), Her Majesty’s Other Children (Rowman & Littlefield, 1997), Existentia Africana (Routledge, 2000), Disciplinary Decadence (Routledge, 2006), An Introduction to Africana Philosophy (Cambridge UP, 2008) and, more recently, What Fanon Said: A Philosophical Introduction to His Life and Thought (NY: Fordham UP; London: Hurst; Johannesburg: Wits UP, 2015; in Swedish, Vad Fanon Sa, Stockholm: TankeKraft förlag, 2016), La sud prin nord-vest: Reflecţii existenţiale afrodiasporice, trans. Ovidiu Tichindeleanu (Cluj, Romania: IDEA Design & Print, 2016), Geopolitics and Decolonization: Perspectives from the Global South (London, UK: Rowman & Littlefield International, 2018), and the forthcoming monograph Fear of Black Consciousness (Farrar, Straus and Giroux in the USA and Penguin Book in the UK) and collection of essays 论哲学、去殖民化与种族 (“On Philosophy, Decolonization, and Race”), trans. Li Beilei (Wuhan, China: Wuhan University Press). You can find Professor Lewis on Facebook and Twitter.


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This event is sponsored by the Self, Virtue and Public Life Project, an initiative made possible through the support of a grant from the Templeton Religion Trust. The views expressed at this event do not necessarily represent the views of the Self, Virtue, and Public Life project or the Templeton Religion Trust.