What's Wrong with World Literature?
How do we decenter world literature?
What are the western lenses through which world literature is produced, disseminated, and consumed?
A Conversation between Literary Scholar Ian Almond (Georgetown University School of Foreign Service, Qatar) and Hasan Azad, PhD.
What would an anthropology of uncertainty look like? Do we need a 'philosophy' of failure (now, perhaps more than ever) in contrast to the triumphalist philosophies the world over?
The brilliant anthropologist Naveeda Khan (Johns Hopkins University) and Hasan Azad, PhD, discuss.
How can physics account for consciousness?
World renowned theoretical physicist Stephon Alexander and Hasan Azad, PhD, have a wide-ranging discussion on this most intractable of problems, as far as our material sciences are concerned
A Conversation between Prof. Edward Moad and Hasan Azad, PhD
Dr. Edward Moad is Associate Professor of Philosophy at Qatar University.
In this video we discuss the parameters through which one must think - at all times - whether consciously or unconsciously, and how those parameters decide what is considered 'correct' knowledge, and what is considered 'incorrect' knowledge, not least in relation to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Lewis Gordon (born May 12, 1962) is an American philosopher at the University of Connecticut who works in the areas of Africana philosophy, existentialism, phenomenology, social and political theory, postcolonial thought, theories of race and racism, philosophies of liberation, aesthetics, philosophy of education, and philosophy of religion. He has written particularly extensively on Africana and black existentialism, postcolonial phenomenology, race and racism, and on the works and thought of W. E. B. Du Bois and Frantz Fanon. His most recent book is titled: What Fanon Said: A Philosophical Introduction To His Life And Thought.
A wide-ranging conversation on the pandemic of anti-black racism, with Rev. DeForest L. Raphael, a prophetic, powerful human being who speaks both in the traditions of Martin Luther King and Malcolm X. Especially moving is Rev. DeForest's deep theology of compassion, while not pulling any punches as far as critique, and calling evil - evil
"Stillness in Crisis" - Rev. DeForest L. Raphael, Pastor, A. M. E. Zion Church on the Hill, New York
A wide-ranging conversation with Rev. DeForest L. Raphael, a prophetic, powerful human being who speaks both in the traditions of Martin Luther King and Malcolm X.
Conversation between Hasan Azad, PhD and Tahnia Ahmed, PhD
A wide-ranging discussion with Layla El-Zein on the questions of masculinity and femininity.
Discussion with an ethicist, a technologist, a Catholic priest, and a philosopher.