Tag: Frantz Fanon

Reading Frantz Fanon

Frantz Fanon, the Martinique-born, African nationalist and champion for the liberation of Algeria, died on this day in 1961 in a hospital…

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Fanon at Ninety

“In no way is it up to me to prepare for the world coming after…

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The Year of Frantz Fanon

Four moments which rocked France this year were the cases against rapper Youssoupha and IMF Head Dominique Strauss-Kahn, the unveiling of the Paris exhibiton Human Zoos: The Invention of the Savage, curated by former French footballer Lilian Thuram, and the 50th anniversary of Frantz Fanon’s death.

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Mbembe & Fanon

This year’s W.E.B. DuBois Lecture (organized by Colgate University) was given by Achille Mbembe. As…

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Achille Mbembe’s Africa

Last week saw the publication of Achille Mbembe’s new book “Sortir de la Grande Nuit:…

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