We are pleased to announce the first video of the series Brazilian Women Philosophers: Sueli Carneiro by Djamila Ribeiro: https://youtu.be/2OmH_7vM5-s
In this first video, learn more about philosopher Sueli Carneiro with philosopher Djamila Ribeiro.
Sueli Carneiro is PhD in Philosophy from São Paulo University (USP) and CEO of the Geledés Institute for Black Women. She is author of "Writings of a life" [Escritos de uma vida] (Editora Letramento, 2018); "Racism, sexism and inequality in Brazil" [Racismo, Sexismo e Desigualdade no Brasil] (Selo Negro, 2011); "The color of prejudice" [A cor do preconceito] (Ática, 2006); "Grounding other as non-being as the ground of being" [A fundação do Outro como Não-Ser como fundamento do Ser] (FEUSP, 2005); "Women who make São Paulo" [Mulheres que fazem São Paulo] (Celebris, 2004), "Black women in the women's decade" [A mulher negra na década da mulher] (Nobel, 1985). She received numerous awards, including the Kalman Silvert, Vladimir Herzog and Bertha Lutz awards.
Djamila Ribeiro holds a Master's Degree in Political Philosophy from the Federal University of São Paulo (UNIFESP). She is Editor of the "Feminismos Plurais" Collection and author of "Lugar de Fala" [Place of Speech] (Pólen, 2011); "Quem tem medo do Feminismo Negro?" [Who is afraid of Black Feminism?] (Companhia das Letras, ) and "Pequeno Manual Antirracista" [Short Antiracist Manual] (Companhia das Letras, ). She is a columnist for the newspaper Folha de S. Paulo and considered by the BBC as one of the 100 most influential women in the world. She won the Jabuti Award in Humanities in 2020.
The series, promoted by the Extending New Narratives in Philosophy and by the Brazilian Network of Women Philosophers, is produced in Portuguese with English subtitles, aiming at the accessibility of the international public.
With curation by Carolina Araújo and Carmel Ramos, both at the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro (UFRJ), the series invites intellectuals to present the work of prominent Brazilian philosophers. Centered on the author's concepts and arguments, the videos intend to show the importance of reading her works and introducing them in the academic curriculum.
Premiering every six weeks, the videos will be available for free on the YouTube channels of Extending New Narratives in Philosophy and the Brazilian Network of Women Philosophers.