Half-Caste: The Calculus of Numbers and Fictions of Racial Logics
Hazel Carby, Yale University
September 26, 2016 · 4:30 pm—6:00 pm EDT · 106 McCormick
Department of African American Studies and the Department of English
The Intersections Working Group presents Hazel V. Carby, Professor of African American Studies and American Studies at Yale University, and Director of the Initiative on Race Gender and globalization.
Her books include Reconstructing Womanhood (OUP, 1987), Race Men (Harvard, 1998), and Cultures in Babylon (Verso, 1999). Professor Carby teaches courses on issues of race, gender and sexuality through the culture and literature of the Caribbean and its diaspora; through transnational and postcolonial literature and theory; through representations of the black female body; and through the genres of science fiction.
Co-sponsored by the Department of African American Studies and the Department of English