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Hart Hall 3201
Ramón Grosfoguel
Ramón Grosfoguel (Associate Professor, Chicano/Latino Studies, UC Berkeley

Current Latin American approaches to ethnic and racial relations highlight the relevance of employing alternative frameworks for understanding asymmetrical relations of power across the Americas. Based on the Caribbean Fanonian Social Philosophy this talk attempts to offer a decolonial perspective that addresses structural racism. Actualising a historical perspective, the aura of Fanonian thought articulates notions such as the ‘zone of being’ and the ‘zone of nonbeing’, generating a reconsideration of modern humanism.

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