Freedom, Justice, and Decolonisation by Lewis R. Gordon

The Forge cordially invites you to a workshop facilitated by Lewis R. Gordon.

Lewis R. Gordon is a public intellectual, academic, and musician. He teaches at the University of the Connecticut in the United States, where he is Board of Trustees Distinguished Professor of Philosophy and Global Affairs and Head of the Philosophy Department. He lectures and is involved in political and artistic projects across the globe and holds distinguished visiting appointments in several countries. He is also Honorary President of the Global Center for Advanced Studies and Distinguished Scholar at The Most Honourable PJ Patterson Centre for Africa-Caribbean Advocacy at The University of the West Indies, Mona, Jamaica. He is the author of many books, including, What Fanon Said (Wits UP, 2015), Freedom, Justice, and Decolonization (Routledge, 2021); Fear of Black Consciousness (Penguin Books,  2022), Black Existentialism and Decolonizing Knowledge: Writings of Lewis R. Gordon, edited by Rozena Maart and Sayan Dey (Bloomsbury, 2023); and “Not Bad for an N—, No?”/ «Pas mal pour un N—, n’est-ce pas?» (Daraja Press, 2023). His accolades include the 2022 Eminent Scholar Award from the Global Development Studies division of the International Studies Association.


Thursday 12 October 2023




Lewis R. Gordon

Free to attend