Yale University Professor Hazel V. Carby will deliver a public lecture, Belonging to Britain, on Wed., Nov. 5, 5 p.m., at the Humanities Initiative at NYU (20 Cooper Square, Fifth Fl., between 5th and 6th Sts.). The lecture, which is free and open to the public, is part of the Gallatin School of Individualized Studys Faculty Distinguished Lecture Series. For more information, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
Carbys research focuses on detecting and probing discrepancies between the symbolic constructions of the black experience and the actual lives of African Americans. Among her books are Reconstructing Womanhood, Race Men, and Cultures in Babylon. She is currently working on Child of Empire: Racializing Subjects in Post-WWII Britain.