Fanon Unbound:

March 17, 2023 (Friday) / 1:00 pm5:00 pm

Cherpack Lounge, Williams Hall 543
255 South 36th Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104

Fanon Unbound:

Interdisciplinary Encounters with Frantz Fanon

Sabeen Ahmed

Assistant Professor, Philosophy, Swarthmore College

Hugo Bujon

Postdoctoral Associate in Africana Studies, Rutgers University-Camden

Daniele Lorenzini

Associate Professor, Philosophy, University of Pennsylvania

Qrescent Mali Mason

Assistant Professor, Philosophy, Haverford College

Presented by the Department of Francophone, Italian, & Germanic Studies and the Department of Philosophy

All are welcome to attend an interdisciplinary workshop to discuss the work of Martinican philosopher, psychiatrist, and revolutionary Frantz Fanon, and its continued relevance in the 21st century. Moderated by Corine Labridy (University of Pennsylvania) with responses by graduate students.

Stay for a reception following the workshop.

Sabeen Ahmed (Swarthmore): The Liberal Subject as Pre Traumatized Subject: Fanon, da Silva, and the Racial Politics of Harm

Hugo Bujon (Rutgers): In Excess of Decolonization: Childhood in Les damnés de la terre

Daniele Lorenzini (Penn): Colonialism and Epistemic Paternalism Qrescent

Mali Mason (Haverford): "How to Move Through the Body of the Father to Discover Myself": bell hooks, Frantz Fanon, and Critical Phenomenology