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Alfred Frankowski

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Alfred Frankowski

Alfred Frankowski specializes in Critical Philosophy of Race, African American and Africana Philosophy, Aesthetics, Post-Colonialism and Critical Genocide Studies. He also has a background in 19th and 20th Century Continental Philosophy and Contemporary Political Philosophy.

He publishes articles on cultural memory and aesthetics, and racial and gender violence and trauma. He is author of The Post-Racial Limits of Memorialization: Toward a Political Sense of Mourning and co-editor of Rethinking Genocide in Africa and the African Diaspora.

Ph.D., University of Oregon, 2012