Adam Shatz is the US editor of the London Review of Books and his most recent work has focused on engaged writers. He tells Lucia Sorbera why he chose to write a biography of Frantz Fanon at this moment. Shatz appears via live stream.
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Adam Shatz is the US Editor of the London Review of Books, and has written for the New York Times Magazine, the New York Review of Books and the New Yorker. He is the host of the podcast Myself with Others, which explores the life of ideas and features guests within the arts, culture and literature. Shatz has been a visiting professor at Bard College and New York University and a fellow at the Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center for Writers and Scholars.
Lucia Sorbera is Senior Lecturer and Chair of Discipline of Arabic Language and Cultures at the University of Sydney. She studies the colonial and post-colonial history of the Arab World and Africa, decolonial and Indigenous epistemologies, with a focus on women and gender She has been awarded several international awards and fellowships for her research. Her forthcoming book is Biography of a Revolution: The Feminist Roots of Human Rights in Egypt.