Decolonizing the Monument
Thursday, April 5, 2018 - 9:30am to 11:00am
Smith Warehouse, Ahmadieh Family Lecture Hall, Bay 4, C105
A conversation on Rhodes Must Fall, including speculation on the nature of monuments and statues, and decolonizing the university.
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"