An Evening with Gloria Wekker
Thursday, May 26, 2022
During the evening of the Day 2, we will move to Paradiso Noord for an exclusive conversation with socio-cultural anthropologist Prof. Dr. Gloria Wekker, author of the ground-breaking book “White Innocence; Paradoxes of Colonialism and Race”. We will be celebrating Wekker’s extensive body of work which has brought questions of colonialism, race, gender, sexuality and diaspora to the forefront of conversation — transcending the boundaries of academia and activism.
6:30pm Part 1 — A Celebration of Activism and Thought Leadership
7:45pm Part 2 — Moving forward with collectivity, empathy and mutual support
SpeakersProf. Dr. Gloria Wekker, Professor Emerita, Utrecht UniversityChimira Natanna, Artist, Mama BarankaSoekarsi Simmons, Literary and Cultural Analysis Student, UvATamarah de Haan, Sociologist & Postcolonial Student, UvA