Panel: Frantz Fanon, Decolonization and the Future of Middle East Politics
Oct 11, 2018
Anthony Alessandrini is Professor of English at CUNY Kingsborough and of Middle Eastern Studies Program at the Graduate Center, CUNY, where he is also a member of the Committee on Globalization and Social Change. He is the author of “Frantz Fanon and the Future of Cultural Politics: Finding Something Different”; the editor of “Frantz Fanon: Critical Perspectives”; and the co-editor of “Resistance Everywhere”: The Gezi Protests and Dissident Visions of Turkey, and recently published “Children Imitating Cormorants,” a poetry collection. He is a Co-Editor of Jadaliyya E-Zine and is on the faculty of the Brooklyn Institute for Social Research.
Muriam Haleh Davis is an assistant professor of history at UC Santa Cruz. Her research interests focus on questions of political economy, racial classification, and postcolonial studies in Algeria. She is the co-editor, with Thomas Serres, of “North Africa and the Making of Europe: Governance, Institutions and Culture” (Bloomsbury Academic, 2018).
Bhakti Shringarpure is Assistant Professor of English at UConn(Storrs) where she teaches postcolonial literature and theory, gender studies and conflict studies. She is also editor-in-chief of WARSCAPES magazine. Her edited volumes include “Literary Sudans: An Anthology of Literature from Sudan and South Sudan,” “Imagine Africa: Volume 3 and Mediterranean,” an anthology of migrant journeys. Her book “Cold War Assemblages: Decolonization to Digital” is forthcoming in 2019.