History of Indian and Africana Philosophy
HAP 108 - Or Does It Explode? - Lorraine Hansberry

HAP 108 - Or Does It Explode? - Lorraine Hansberry

October 2, 2022

The underestimated radicalism of Lorraine Hansberry, author of the famous play "A Raisin in the Sun".

HAP 107 - Lewis Gordon on Frantz Fanon

HAP 107 - Lewis Gordon on Frantz Fanon

September 18, 2022

We're joined by a leading Fanon expert to talk about a range of themes in his work: Negritude, psychiatry, and violence.

HAP 106 - Combat Literature - Franz Fanon’s Wretched of the Earth

HAP 106 - Combat Literature - Franz Fanon’s Wretched of the Earth

September 4, 2022

Fanon’s incendiary final work explores the violent process of decolonization.

HAP 105 - Meeting the Gaze - Frantz Fanon’s Black Skin White Masks

HAP 105 - Meeting the Gaze - Frantz Fanon’s Black Skin White Masks

July 24, 2022

Frantz Fanon combines existentialist philosophy and psychiatry to diagnose the condition of the colonialized target of racism.

HAP 104 - In Unity Lies Strength - Kwame Nkrumah

HAP 104 - In Unity Lies Strength - Kwame Nkrumah

July 10, 2022

The first leader of independent Ghana, Kwame Nkrumah, writes against neocolonialism and in favor of socialism and Pan-Africanism.

HAP 103 - A Federal Case - Nnamdi Azikiwe and Obafemi Awolowo

HAP 103 - A Federal Case - Nnamdi Azikiwe and Obafemi Awolowo

June 26, 2022

Two Nigerian activists lead the struggle for independence, and clash over the competing values of national unity and ethnic diversity.

HAP 102 - From Cuba with Love - Juan Rene Betancourt

HAP 102 - From Cuba with Love - Juan Rene Betancourt

June 12, 2022

The Cuban activist and author Juan Rene Betancourt urges racial solidarity and reckons with the revolution under Castro and the island’s turn towards Communism.

HAP 101 - Crossing Paths - the Last Years of Malcolm X and Martin Luther King Jr

HAP 101 - Crossing Paths - the Last Years of Malcolm X and Martin Luther King Jr

May 29, 2022

After 1963, the views of Malcolm X and MLK came closer together, on topics including internationalism, political engagement, and economics.

HAP 100 - Chike Jeffers on the Early Twentieth Century

HAP 100 - Chike Jeffers on the Early Twentieth Century

May 15, 2022

Chike joins Peter to look back at our coverage of Africana philosophy in the first half of the 20th century.

HAP 99 - American Nightmare - Malcolm X

HAP 99 - American Nightmare - Malcolm X

May 1, 2022

The life and career of Malcolm X up to 1963, with a focus on his separatist black nationalism and his critique of non-violent protest.

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