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Fri 12/4: Saidiya Hartman Guest Lecture

When: Friday, Dec. 4, 2020, noon

Where: Online Internet Events, All over the world from, San Diego

Cost: Free

Age limit: All ages

Description: <p>UCSD: University of California San Diego presents Saidiya Hartman, a scholar of African American literature and cultural history whose works explore the afterlife of slavery in modern American society and bear witness to lives, traumas, and fleeting moments of beauty that historical archives have omitted or obscured. She weaves findings from her meticulous historical research into narratives that retrieve from oblivion stories of nameless and sparsely documented historical actors, such as female captives on slave ships and the inhabitants of slums at the turn of the twentieth century.</p>


Source: SD Reader


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