Thursday, 2 October 2014

A Master Class on Frantz Fanon with Lewis Gordon

Rhodes University Unit for the Humanities (UHURU)

A Master Class on Frantz Fanon with Lewis Gordon

Lewis Gordon, currently the Nelson Mandela Professor at Rhodes, is a world renowned philosopher and public intellectual who is a leading figure in contemporary existential thought, critical race theory, Africana studies, the critique of the corporate university and a number of other areas of academic endeavor. Gordon is a major figure in the study of Frantz Fanon’s thought and his eagerly awaited new book on Fanon, What Fanon Said, will be out early next year. He is also an extraordinarily gifted teacher.

Date: Tuesday 14 October

Time: 10:30 – 14:30 (lunch will be provided)

Venue: Humanities Seminar Room

Please note that a maximum of twenty students can be accommodated in the Master Class. Some required reading will be circulated beforehand. To secure a place in the Master Class please write to