James Weldon Johnson Memorial Lecture: “What Could a Vessel Be?” by Christina Sharpe

Thursday, February 2, 2023 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
121 Wall Street
New Haven, CT 06511
Open to: 

Christina Sharpe is the author of “In the Wake: On Blackness and Being” named by the Guardian as one of the best books of 2016—and “Monstrous Intimacies: Making Post-Slavery Subjects”. She is currently Canada Research Chair in Black Studies in the Department of Humanities, at York University, in Toronto. Her next book, “Ordinary Notes”, is forthcoming from FSG in April 2023. The James Weldon Johnson Memorial Lecture is organized by Beinecke Library in conjunction with the Department of African American Studies at Yale.