Past Event

Decolonization, Neocolonialism and Human Rights

February 9, 2021
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
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Online Event

This interdisciplinary reading group is a colloquium among peers, and dedicated but not limited to terms of intersectional discrimination, inequality, Human Rights, and colonial history. The discussions will have a special focus on Latin America, and be centered around key concepts such as Postcolonialism, Neocolonialism, Abolitionism and Decolonization.

This session is titled Decolonization of the Latin American Literary Canon. It will focus on René Depestre's Buenos días y adiós a la negritud (1985) and Jerome Branche's Malungaje (2009). We will have Prof. Dr. Claudia Hammerschmidt and Juan Felipe Castro Maldonado (Universidad de Jena)

This meeting will take place through Zoom. To access this meeting, register here. 

Contact Information

Dr. Catarina von Wedemeyer