Lewis Gordon

Professor and Department Head

Areas of specialization: Africana Philosophy, Existentialism, Phenomenology, Philosophy of Science, Social and Political Philosophy, Philosophy of Education, Aesthetics and Philosophy in Film, Literature, and Music, Philosophy of Culture, Race, and Racism, Philosophy of Medicine, Psychiatry, and Psychoanalysis, and Global Southern Thought


Editor of the American Philosophical Association Blog series Black Issues in Philosophy; with Jane Anna Gordon, the book series Global Critical Caribbean Thought; and, also with Jane Anna Gordon, the journal Philosophy and Global Affairs


Announcements and Speaking Appearances

Recent Conversations

Recent Public Lectures

  • Decolonizing Black Aesthetics,” Museu de Arte de São Paulo (MASP) in São Paulo, Brazil (October 18, 2018).
  • Fanon, the Teacher,” Frantz Fanon: A Colloquium, Tricontinental: Institute for Social Research (presented on 5 March 5, 2020; posted 25 April 2020).  Q&A.

Recent Interviews, Media Appearances, Panels, and Public Community Engagements

    Lewis Gordon
    Contact Information
    Office Location205 Manchester Hall