Theory & Philosophy Reading Group VIII: Aimé Césaire

Wednesday March 25th 2015, 6pm: Join with radicals, thinkers, activists, poets, and intellectuals on the Monterey Peninsula to read and discuss some of the world’s greatest philosophers.

For our eighth reading group, we’ll be looking at Discourse on Colonialism by Aimé Césaire.

Aimé Césaire

Aimé Fernand David Césaire (26 June 1913 – 17 April 2008) was a Francophone and French poet, author and politician from Martinique. He was “one of the founders of the négritude movement in Francophone literature”.He wrote such works as A Tempest, a response to Shakespeare’s play The Tempest, and Discourse on Colonialism, an essay describing the strife between the colonizers and the colonized. His works have been translated into many languages.[1]


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