“L’Encre des savants” - Souleymane Bachir Diagne, in dialogue with Vincent Debaene

Wednesday, October 1, 2014  6:00pm East Gallery, Buell Hall (Maison Francaise)


Heyman Center for the Humanities

Institute of African Studies

Department of Philosophy

Maison Fracaise

Institute for Comparative Literature in Society

Professor Bachir Diagne discusses his latest book, L’encre des savants (The Ink of the Scholars). The book examines African philosophy and the rich literature it has produced, which is presented and discussed through four major questions: ontology and African art, orality and literacy, the concept of time, and African socialisms and human rights. 

Event is free and open to the public. Seating is first come, first served.



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