Sun, 09 Sep 2018, 12:00
internationales literaturfestival, Berlin (GER), Chausseestraße 5, 10115 Berlin, Germany
Dalia Gebrial appearing at the internationales literaturfestival
Chalk and Blackboard: Decolonizing places of knowledge
»[T]he night of the sword and the bullet was followed by the morning of the chalk and the blackboard«, Ngugi wa Thiong’o writes to reveal the intimate link between physical and mental colonization, the latter using education as a vehicle. How can the struggles for a decolonization of universities, libraries and curricula be strengthened?
With Dalia Gebrial, Nadja Ofuatey-Alazard, Melz Owusu