Nelson Maldonado-Torres is professor of philosophy at the University of Connecticut, Professor Extraordinarious at the University of South Africa, and Honorary Professor at the University of KwaZulu-Natal in Durban, South Africa. A former president of the Caribbean Philosophical Association, he cochairs the Frantz Fanon Foundation with its founder, Mireille Fanon Mendès France, and is a senior associate of the Sowetobased Blackhouse Kollective. His recent publications include the co-edited book Decolonial Feminism in Abya Yala: Caribbean, Meso, and South-American Contributions and Challenges (2022).
A pre-talk meet and greet will begin at 2:00 p.m. and will include snacks and refreshments.
The talk, ‘Decoloniality and Decolonial Thinking: From Theory to Praxis,’ will begin at 2:30 p.m. and will be a 20-25 presentation followed by a Q&A session.
This visit to PSU is jointly organized with the Department of African Studies.