The UTA Department of English & UTA Theater Present: Immigrant Consciousness in Action
  • February 27, 2016 - 1:00pm

The UTA Department of English & UTA Theater Present:
Immigrant Consciousness in Action
A Symposium of Decolonial  Art, Theater and Theory

Saturday, February 27; Modern's Auditorium

1 pm Lecture
Walter Mignolo: Decolonial Aesthesis
An Argentine semiotician and professor at Duke University, Mr. Mignolo has published extensively on semiotics and literary theory exploring concepts such as global coloniality  and the geopolitics of knowledge

2-2:30 pm Coffee and beverage break

2:30-3:45 pm Performance
Patrice Naiambana
A Sierra Leone performing artist, Mr. Naiambana’s professional background includes work with the Royal Shakespeare Company recently playing the title role in Kathryn Hunter’s Othello. He founded Tribal Soul in 1991 as a means to make visible stories of the African Diaspora. This will be his first US performance. Q&A Patrice Naiambana and Walter Mignolo.

The lecture and performance are free and open to the public. For more information about these and other symposium events occurring in other locations please click here.