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.