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Thinking Globally from South Africa, Dr. Yousuf Al-Bulushi
November 4, 2022 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
As part of the Carolina Seminar “Towards a liberatory ‘global’?: Building anti-racist, feminist, and decolonial understandings of the global”
Dr. Yousuf Al-Bulushi is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Global and International Studies at the University of California, Irvine. His book manuscript, Ruptures in the Afterlife of the Apartheid City, explores a movement of shack dwellers in the city of Durban, South Africa for the lessons they offer to national, continental, and global debates on precarity, anti-blackness, autonomy, and development. He is currently co-director for a year-long Sawyer Seminar at UC Irvine on the topic “Black Reconstruction as a Portal.”
Dr. Al-Bulushi will also give the Geography-Global Studies Colloquium: “Racial Capitalism, Black Radicalism, and Dual Power: A South African Genealogy of Contemporary Struggles.” November 4, 3:30pm, 220 Carolina Hall.
Sponsored by UNC Carolina Seminars, Curriculum in Global Studies, Department of Geography, African Studies Center, Department of African, African American and Diaspora Studies