CAS Lecture Series: Revolutionary Refractions: C.L.R. James, Kwame Nkrumah, V.I. Lenin

Event time: 
Wednesday, March 8, 2023 - 4:30pm to 5:30pm
Henry R. Luce Hall (LUCE ), 203 See map
34 Hillhouse Avenue
New Haven, CT 06511
Event description: 

Gary Wilder is a Professor in the Ph.D. Program of Anthropology, with cross-appointments in History and French, at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York, where he is also Director of the Committee on Globalization and Social Change. He has recently published a new book entitled Concrete Utopianism: The Politics of Temporality and Solidarity (Fordham University Press in May 2022). He is also the author of Freedom Time: Negritude, Decolonization, and the Future of the World (Duke University Press, 2015) and The French Imperial Nation-State: Negritude and Colonial Humanism Between the World Wars (University of Chicago Press, 2005). He is currently writing a book on the political thought of CLR James. Other publications include Theses on Theory and History, an open-source digital publication, co-authored with Ethan Kleinberg and Joan Wallach Scott and two co-edited volumes, The Fernando Coronil Reader: The Struggle for the Life is the Matter (Duke University Press, 2019) and The Postcolonial Contemporary: Political Imaginaries for the Global Present (Fordham University Press, 2018).

Gary Wilder, Professor, Anthropology, CUNY Graduate Center