Professor Saidiya Hartman Awarded a 2018 Guggenheim Fellowship

CSSD project director Saidiya Hartman has been awarded a 2018 Guggenheim Fellowship.

Professor Hartman will spend the fellowship year completing Wayward Lives, Beautiful Experiments (forthcoming Norton), which examines the social upheaval and radical transformation of everyday life that took place in the emergent black ghetto in the early decades of the 20th century.

Saidiya Hartman is co-director for CSSD projects Gender and the Global Slum and Engendering the Archive

Gender and the Global Slum looks at the social hazards of urban informality and its disproportionate effects on women.

Engendering the Archive explores how power determines what is conserved and what is lost, which stories have been committed to collective memory and which ones have been erased.