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"John Oliver Killens: A Life of Black Literary Activism" Keith Gilyard (Univer. of Georgia Press, 2010)

John Oliver Killens’s politically charged novels And Then We Heard the Thunder and The Cotillion; or One Good Bull Is Half the Herd, were nominated for the Pulitzer Prize. His works of fiction and nonfiction, the most famous of which is his novel Youngblood, have been translated into more than a dozen languages. An influential novelist, essayist, screenwriter, and teacher, he was the founding chair of the Harlem Writers Guild and mentored a generation of black writers at Fisk, Howard, Columbia, and elsewhere. Killens is recognized as the spiritual father of the Black Arts Movement. In this first major biography of Killens, Keith Gilyard examines the life and career of the man who was perhaps the premier African American writer-activist from the 1950s to the 1980s.

Gilyard extends his focus to the broad boundaries of Killens’s times and literary achievement―from the Old Left to the Black Arts Movement and beyond. Figuring prominently in these pages are the many important African America…

"Black man's burden" John Oliver Killens (Trident Press, 1965)

"Black man's burden" John Oliver Killens
Author:John Oliver Killens
Publisher: New York, Trident Press
Year: 1965

Black Man's Burden is written at white heat, as author John Oliver Killens gives what for to the white American. He operates from the viewpoint that ""just as surely as East is East and West is West, there is a 'black' psyche in America and there is a 'white' one, and the sooner we face up to this psychological, social, and cultural reality, the sooner the twain shall meet."" His is a quotable invocation of affect rather than fact as he views the American Negro (""an Anglo-Saxon invention"") in white society, the stance of the black writer vis a vis his country (people should write about race). He sees America as a southern land, there being down South in Georgia and up South in New York, assays the myth of non-violence versus the right of self defense, and affirms the right to violence in the face of vi…

Přednáška: "Muhammad ‘Ábid al-Džábirí - Kritika arabského rozumu" Filosofický ústav AV ČR, 20. září 2018

Oddělení morální a politické filosofie a Centrum globální studií
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Muhammad ‘Ábid al-Džábirí:
Kritika arabského rozumu. Úvod

(Praha: nakladatelství Filosofia, ediční řada Filosofie a sociální vědy, 2018)
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Čtvrtek 20. září 2018 od 15:00
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