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Frantz Fanon (1925-1961)

Frantz Fanon (1925-1961)

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The Study Sessions: Frantz Fanon

Reading Frantz Fanon: Intersections of Queerness and Raciality by Humaira Saeed

11 Apr 2017

This series of Study Sessions will focus on the work of Frantz Fanon, a psychiatrist and political thinker, with a special focus on his revolutionary psychiatric writings supporting the decolonisation struggles occurring after World War II. More >>

During this session Dr Humaira Saeed will talk on Intersections of Queerness and Raciality within Frantz Fanon's works.

This session is now fully booked, if you would like to be added to the waiting list please email Merce at

Free, The Studio

6.30 – 8.30pm

Dr Humaira Saeed currently teaches on Postcolonial Texts and Reading Gender and Sexuality and American Literature at Nottingham Trent University. Saeed completed her PhD at the University of Manchester in 2012. Her research is primarily concerned with how cultural texts navigate the ongoing effects of imperial occupations, through a discussion of the gendered experience, performance, and imposition of nationhood. Saeed maintains a scholarly and activist interest in transnational feminism, and the ways in which queer modes of belonging become asserted through racialised attachments to the nation-state.

In collaboration with Centre for Critical Theory, University of Nottingham.


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