“Decolonizing Philosophy, Decolonizing Theory”
Lewis Gordon, professor and department head of philosophy at the University of Connecticut. His books include Freedom, Justice, and Decolonization (2021) and Fear of Black Consciousness (2022). Gordon is the 2022 recipient of the Eminent Scholar Award from the Global Development Studies division of the International Studies Association.
This event is free and open to the public. Lunch will be available on a first-come, first-served basis starting 30 minutes prior to the lecture (at 12 noon).
About the Series
The Nanovic Institute, with its strategic emphasis on “peripheries” and de-centering the center, is committed to fostering research and teaching that presents European studies in a new light. The Nanovic Institute is pleased to announce our spring 2023 lecture series, Decolonizing Scholarship. This series will feature scholars from various academic disciplines at the top of their fields engaging issues in disciplines including Philosophy, Theology, French and Francophone Studies, and Ethnic Studies.