December 6, 2011 is the 50th anniversary of the death of Frantz Fanon. His revolutionary ideas are still of relevance to this period in which we live and struggle. We will reflect on his work by screening the documentary "Frantz Fanon: His Life, His Struggle, His Work", which was produced by Cheik Djemaï in 2004.
We will also discuss the significance of the 50th anniversary of Fanon's death and the relevance of his work within Afrikan communities across the world. We will have an interactive Inter-generational Dialogue re: Fanon's work. The panel and group discussion will attempt to centre Fanon's ideas upon today's concrete, multifaceted social and economic realities.
The intention of this forum is, in part, to move away from purely academic approaches to Afrikan liberation. We have to "make it plain" so as to advance the economic, social and political agenda of emancipation in Toronto and elsewhere. There will also be performances by cultural workers (Story-tellers, Spoken Word Artists, Drummers, etc).
Free public event - donation will be accepted
Sponsored by the Pan-African Solidarity Network (University of Toronto)
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