Research Fellow Lecture
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.
The exhibition gallery is closed while the library's building is under renovation.
Temporary Reading Room Hours
Monday - Friday: 9 am to 4:45 pm
The temporary reading room is located in Yale's Sterling Memorial Library, across Wall Street from the Beinecke.