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Monday, November 7th, 2011

The uncomfortable presence of Franz Fanon

Still today, as David Macey argues, Frantz Fanon is a great “source of embarrassment, both to some who would claim the revolutionary Fanon as their own and to a French republicanism that prides itself on its universalism.” Still today Fanon is difficult to categorize or classify (is he French, Martinican, Algerian, African or Black). Fanon

Thursday, February 3rd, 2011

Edouard Glissant est mort

The writer Edouard Glissant has died. Glissant, a native of Martinique, citizen of France, was known for his work on African identity in the Caribbean and on French colonialism. He was also a poet. He died yesterday,...