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Basu Thakur publishes chapter in new book

Gautam Basu Thakur, associate professor of English and director of the critical theory minor, published a book chapter titled “Fanon’s ‘zone of nonbeing’: Blackness and the politics of the Real” in Lacan and Race: Racism, Identity, and Psychoanalytic Theory. The chapter reconvenes dialogue between Frantz Fanon and Lacanian theory in order to analyze Fanon’s study of colonialism and racism in Black Skin, White Masks (1952).