Decolonizing the Monument

Thursday, April 5, 2018 - 9:30am to 11:00am

Smith Warehouse, Ahmadieh Family Lecture Hall, Bay 4, C105

Event Contact

Rogers, Sarah
919-668-2401

Speaker(s): 
Achille Mbembe and Sarah Nuttall

A conversation on Rhodes Must Fall, including speculation on the nature of monuments and statues, and decolonizing the university.

With

Achille Mbembe, Professor, Wits Institute for Social and Economic Research (WiSER), University of the Witwatersrand

Sarah Nuttall (Skype), Professor and Director, Wits Institute for Social and Economic Research (WiSER), University of the Witwatersrand

Moderated by Ranjana Khanna, Director, Franklin Humanities Institute; Professor of English and Literature

Light breakfast available at 9am.

Suggested background readings:

Amit Chaudhuri, "The real meaning of Rhodes Must Fall"

Achille Mbembe and Sarah Nuttall, "An Exchange on Monuments"

Rhodes Must Fall
Thursday, April 5, 2018 - 9:30am to 11:00am
Sponsor
Franklin Humanities Institute (FHI)
Event Co-Sponsors