Paul Gilroy

Föreläsning med Paul Gilroy//Public lecture by Paul Gilroy (USA): The challenges of an offshore humanism

Postad den: 9 juni, 2016
Av: Tora Ljusberg

Onsdagen den 15 JUNI//
Wednesday the 15th of June
@ 18.00-20.00




Tillsammans med institutionerna för kulturvetenskaper samt sociologi och arbetsvetenskap vid Göteborgs universitet bjuder tidskriften Ord&Bild in till en föreläsning med Paul Gilroy.
Föreläsningen hålls på engelska.

Public lecture by Paul Gilroy, Kings College, London: The challenges of an offshore humanism


is a leading scholar in the fields of cultural studies and postcolonial theory. His books include Black Atlantic: Modernity and Double Consciousness (1993), After Empire: Multiculture or Postcolonial Melancholia (2004), Black Britain – A Photographic History (2007) and Darker Than Blue: On the Moral Economies of Black Atlantic Culture (2010).

Since 2012, he is Professor of American and English Literature at King’s College, having previously been Giddens Professor of Social Theory at the London School of Economics (2005-2012), Charlotte Marian Saden Professor of African American Studies and Sociology at Yale (1999-2005) and Professor of Cultural Studies and Sociology at Goldsmiths College (1995-1999).


Free entrance



The lecture is co-organised by Ord & Bild, Department of Cultural Science and Department of Sociology and Work Science, University of Gothenburg.