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Decolonization in Comparative Context: What is Decolonization?

Fri, Oct 27 2017 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm
Center for Humanistic Inquiry, Frost Library

What is decolonization? What are its origins and its connection to the histories and memories of a given geographical space? What legacies does decolonial thinking pass on to contemporary thought? And what can we learn about decolonization from comparative contexts?


Friday, October 27th 4:00 - 6:00
What is Decolonization?
Featuring Anjali Prabhu, George Ciccariello-Maher, J. Kehaulani Kauanui

Saturday, October 28th
10:30 - 12:30
On Red Skin, White Masks
Featuring Glen Coulthard, Mark Rifkin, Jodi Byrd, Kyle Mays

1:30 - 3:30
On Brown Skin, White Masks
Featuring Anthony Alessandrini, Muriam Haleh Davis, Rana Barakat

3:45 - 5:45
On Black Skin, Whte Masks
Featuring Grant Farred, Kris Sealey, Abdul JanMohamed

Sponsored by the Amherst College Office of the Dean of Faculty, Center for Humanistic Inquiry, the Lamont Fund, and departments of American Studies, Anthropology & Sociology, Black Studies, English; the Mt. Holyoke History Department; and the Five College Native American and Indigenous Studies Faculty Seminar.

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