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Lecture by Saidiya Hartman (Postponed)

Please note this event has been postponed. No rescheduling information is yet available.

MacArthur "Genius" Award Recipient | Acclaimed Social Critic, Literary Scholar, and Professor of English & Comparative Literature at Columbia University

Presented by Concerning Violence: A Decolonial Collaborative Research Group & the Black Studies Collective

"Minor Music and the Blackening of the World”

Dr. Saidiya Hartman will deliver a talk reflecting on her related Humanities Center Geballe Workshop Concerning Violence: A Decolonial Collaborative Research Group theme for the year, "Decolonial Struggles for Liberation: Race, Poetics, and Belonging.”

Saidiya Hartman is the author of Wayward Lives, Beautiful Experiments, Lose Your Mother: A Journey Along the Atlantic Slave Route, and Scenes of Subjection. A MacArthur “Genius” Fellow, she has been a Guggenheim Fellow, Cullman Fellow, and Fulbright Scholar. She has published articles in journals such as South Atlantic Quarterly, Brick, Small Axe, Callaloo, The New Yorker and The Paris Review. She is a professor at Columbia University and lives in New York.

A reception and book signing will fellow the lecture.

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Monday, March 2, 2020. 05:00PM


Levinthal Hall, Stanford Humanities Center, 424 Santa Teresa Street


Stanford Humanities Center, Stanford ARTS