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Re-Reading Senghor

Please join ENTANGLEMENT: ECOLOGIES OF KNOWLEDGES for the hybrid event "Re-reading Senghor," convened by Felwine Sarr, a roundtable discussion 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: Zoom registration: 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.


Africa focus, Humanities, Panel/Seminar/Colloquium