Hazel V. Carby Elected to American Academy of Arts and Sciences

Nine members of the Yale faculty who have made important contributions across a range of fields, including economics, medicine, African American studies, and linguistics, are among the nearly 270 accomplished individuals elected new members of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.

One of the nine members was our own Emeritus Faculty Hazel V. Carby.

Hazel Carby, the Charles C. and Dorothea S. Dilley Professor Emeritus of African American Studies and professor emeritus of American studies in FAS, is a leading scholar in the fields of feminist literary studies and Black studies. During her Yale career, she also advanced African American studies at the university. She is the award-winning author of “Imperial Intimacies: A Tale of Two Islands” (2019), “Cultures in Babylon; Black Britain and African America” (1999), “Race Men” (1998), and “Reconstructing Womanhood: The Emergence of the Afro-American Novelist” (1997). She co-authored “The Empire Strikes Back: Race and Racism in 70s Britain” (1982). Read article

Thursday, April 20, 2023