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Nigel C. Gibson, PhD, an Associate Professor at Emerson College and BPSI Community Trustee, recently interviewed Helen Neville and Lou Turner, the editors of “Frantz Fanon’s Psychotherapeutic Approaches to Clinical Work: Practicing Internationally with Marginalized Communities”, a new book on Fanon’s legacy in the mental health profession. The interview was produced and published by Daraja Press on July 8, 2020. The original post can be viewed here.
Nigel C. Gibson is an expert in the fields of Africana thought, postcolonialism and African Studies and is recognized as one of the leading scholars on Frantz Fanon. He has presented his work in Africa, Europe and the Americas, as well as speaking at the UN and appearing on the History Channel. He is author of Fanonian Practices in South Africa: From Steve Biko to Abahlali baseMjondolo (2011) and Fanon: The Postcolonial Imagination (2003 [which won the Caribbean Philosophy Association prize]) and co-author (with Roberto Beneduce) of Frantz Fanon, Psychiatry and Politics (2017). He is the editor of Rethinking Fanon (1999), Challenging Hegemony: Social Movements and the Quest for a New Humanism in Post-Apartheid South Africa (2006) and Living Fanon (2011) and co-editor of Contested Terrains: Contemporary Africa in Focus (2002), Adorno: A Critical Reader (2002), and Biko Lives (2008).
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