African American Studies at Beinecke Library

Research Fellow Lecture

Posted in Uncategorized by beineckepoetry on October 12, 2010

Talking Diaspora: Ophelia Settle Egypt’s Interviews with Former Slaves
and the Origins of the Social History of American Slavery

A lecture by  Clare Corbould
Beiencke Library A. Bartlett Giamatti Visiting Research Fellow

Thursday 21st at 11:45am
Yale African American Studies Department
Room 201, 81 Wall Street

Clare Corbould is a Senior Lecturer at the University of Sydney. Her teaching includes units on African American history and culture and United States imperialism. In 2009, she published Becoming African Americans: Black Public Life in Harlem,1919-1939 (Harvard UP). Professor Corbould is currently undertaking a project on interwar social science research, focusing on interviews conducted with former slaves. She is co-editing several collections on the role of the Revolution in American Life.

As the A. Bartlett Giamatti Visiting Research Fellow at the Beinecke Library, Professor Corbould is researching a new project: James Weldon Johnson: Life and Times of an American Polymath.

 

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: