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CPCT: Donna Jones — The Promise of Decline: Race and the Rhetoric of Historical Pessimism in the Interwar Years
The Centre for Philosophy and Critical Thought cordially invites you to its 2020-21 lecture series on "Critiquing Violence Today."

The Promise of Decline: Race and the Rhetoric of Historical Pessimism in the Interwar Years

Donna Jones (Berkeley)


Donna Jones is Associate Professor of English at UC Berkeley and the author of The Racial Discourses of Life Philosophy: Négritude, Vitalism and Modernity (Columbia UP, 2010). She is currently working on two projects, The Ambiguous Promise of European Decline: Race and Historical Pessimism in the Era of the Great War and The Tribunal of Life: Reflections on Vitalism, Race and Biopolitics.

May 17, 2021 04:00 PM in London

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