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Gloria Wekker

GLORIA WEKKER Contributor: Betta Pesole Gloria Wekker is a contemporary Afro-Dutch feminist intellectual and a social and cultural anthropologist (MA: UVA 1981, PHD: UCLA 1992), specialized in Gender Studies, Sexuality Studies, African American Studies and Caribbean Studies. Her complex and pioneering thinking originates from the necessity of fostering tools and instruments of vision to understand  Continue Reading »

Philomena Essed

Contributor: Sabrina Marchetti Biography References Quoted publications Engaged in academia as well as in advising, policymaking and rights’ defence, Philomena Essed is one of the most prominent Afro-Dutch contemporary intellectuals. Her reputation, in the Netherlands as well as abroad, is based on her introduction and elaboration of the notions of “everyday racism” and “gendered racism” in  Continue Reading »

Stuart Hall

STUART HALL (Jamaica, 1932 – London, 2014) By Mikko Lehtonen (University of Tampere) General References Jamaican born Stuart Hall has been said to be “black Britain’s leading theorist of black Britain” (Gates 1997). After arriving in early 1950s on a Cecil Rhodes scholarship to study in Oxford he has internationally been one of the most  Continue Reading »