On Friday, October 20, 2023 at 15:30 GMT Join ENTANGLEMENT: ECOLOGIES OF KNOWLEDGES for the hybrid event "Re-reading Senghor," a roundtable discussion convened by Felwine Sarr on the themes of culture, emancipation, vital impulse, and political philosophy in Senghor's work to examine why we re-read Senghor today and how his thought can help us to rethink critical contemporary issues. Participants
Souleymane Bachir Diagne (Professor of French and of Philosophy, and Director of the Institute of African Studies at Columbia University)"On the Civilization of the Universal"
Fatoumata Seck (Assistant Professor of French and Italian at Stanford University) "Senghorian Negritude as Ideological Independence"
Beata Stawarska (Professor of Philosophy at University of Oregon) "Senghor's Relational Ontology"
Cheikh A. Thiam (Professor of English and Black Studies at Amherst College) "Negritude, Endogeneity, and Decolonial African Studies"
11:30 am - 1 PM, Presentations
1 PM - 2 PM, Lunch
2 PM - 4 PM, Discussion
RSVP for lunch: https://duke.is/c/5xav Zoom registration: https://duke.is/9/4mbn This discussion will be in English. ECOLOGIES OF KNOWLEDGES, convened by Felwine Sarr (Anne-Marie Bryan Distinguished Professor of French and Francophone Studies, Dept. of Romance Studies), is part of The Entanglement Project, a multi-stranded initiative at the John Hope Franklin Humanities Institute focused on race, health, and climate.