2014 Miranda Joseph Endowed Lecture

Saidiya Hartman

Thursday, April 3, 2014 (All day) to Friday, April 4, 2014 (All day)

Presenter(s): Saidiya Hartman

Now in its fourth year, the Miranda Joseph Endowed Lecture is the signature annual event of the Institute for LGBT Studies.  

Public Lecture (view pdf): 

A Serial Biography of the Wayward 

Thursday, April 3, 2014, 6-7pm

Center for Creative Photography (on the UofA campus, 1030 N. Olive Road)


Reception immediately following  

just north of the Center for Creative Photography on the patio of 

College of Architecture + Planning + Landscape Architecture

1040 N. Olive Road


Scholars' Studio: A Public Interview with Prof. Saidiya Hartman

Friday, April 4, 4-6pm

Kiva Room (Student Union Memorial Center)

Moderated by Prof. Adam Geary, Dept. of Gender

and Women’s Studies

Please email any questions for Prof. Hartman ahead of time to David Gramling.

Saidiya Hartman is Professor of English and Comparative Literature at Columbia University, specializing in African American literature and cultural history. Her pathbreaking works include Scenes of Subjection: Terror, Slavery, and Self-making in Nineteenth Century America (Oxford University Press, 1997) and Lose Your Mother: A Journey Along the Atlantic Slave Route (Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2007). She is on the editorial board of the journal Callaloo, and has been a Fulbright, Rockefeller, Whitney Oastes, and University of California President’s Fellow. In 2007 she was the recipient of the Narrative Prize from Narrative Magazine, and the Gustav Myers Award for Human Rights.

Co-Sponsors: Africana Studies Program, African American Student Affairs Cultural Center, Arizona Quarterly, Department of English, Department of Gender and Women's Studies, and Department of German Studies.