Monday, January 24, 2011

Cfp: "The Crisis of Public Education and the Transformation of Society," Shifting the Geography of Reason VIII, Caribbean Philosophical Association, Rutgers University, September 28-30, 2011.


Plenary session commemorating 50 years of Frantz Fanon's passing with Mireille Fanon-Mendès France, Lewis Gordon, Nigel Gibson, Drucilla Cornell, and others TBA

Boaventura de Sousa Santos on the crisis of the university

Panel on the crisis of the humanities with Walter D. Mignolo, Nelson Maldonado-Torres, and other participants TBA

Plenary session awarding the 2011 Frantz Fanon and Nicolás Guillén Prizes: the 2011 Frantz Fanon Award winners are: Susan Buck-Morss for Hegel, Haiti, and University History, and Marilyn Nissim-Sabat for Neither Victim nor Survivor: Thinking Toward a New Humanity (attendance confirmed).

2011 Nicolás Guillén Award winner: Junot Díaz (attendance confirmed).

As always, we invite submissions (papers, panels, roundtables) that explore race and racism, gender, colonization and decolonization, sexuality, imperialism, and migration, social and intellectual movements, and related areas, not only in the Caribbean, but globally. We accept proposals in English, French, and Spanish.


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