Tuesday 30 March 2021
We will read Mara Viveros-Vigoya, The political vitality and vital politics of Césaire’s Discourse on Colonialism: A reading in light of contemporary racism.
And either, Denise Ferreira da Silva Hacking the Subject: Black Feminism, Refusal, and the Limits of Critique or, An End to "this" World Denise Ferreira da Silva interviewed by Susanne Leeb and Kerstin Stakemeier
Tuesday 2 March 2021
We read The University of Cape Town Rhodes Must Fall mission statement and bell hooks Teaching to Transgress.
Tuesday 9 February 2021
We read Stefano Harney and Fred Moten. "The Undercommons: Fugitive Planning and Black Study."
Wednesday 2 December 2020
We read Making Black women scientists under White empiricism: The racialization of epistemology in physics by Chanda Prescod-Weinstein and Animal: New Directions in the Theorization of Race and Posthumanism by Zakiyyah Iman Jackson. In addition, we recommended watching this presentation by Zakiyyah Iman Jackson.
Wednesday 11 November 2020
We read Sylvia Wynter and Katherine McKittrick. Unparalleled catastrophe for our species? Or, to give humanness a different future: Conversations, alongside this this Paul Gilroy speech (read it here in text format).
Wednesday 21 October 2020
We read the Introduction and Chapter 9 from Black Marxism, alongside either the Foreword or the Boston Review article by Robin D G Kelley, or both.