Five College Consortium

Five College Native American and Indigenous Studies

Decolonization in Comparative Context: Red Skin, White Masks; Brown Skin, White Masks; Black Skin, White Masks

Sat, Oct 28 2017 - 10:30am to 5:45pm
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?


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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