Saidiya Hartman

Saidiya Hartman, who grew up in Brooklyn, holds degrees from Wesleyan and Yale and is on the faculty at Columbia University. She is the author of Scenes of Subjection: Terror, Slavery, and Self-Making in Nineteenth-Century America, and her essays have been widely published and anthologized. Her excerpt from Lose Your Mother: A Journey along the Atlantic Slave Route won the 2007 Narrative Prize. Named a 2019 MacArthur fellow, Hartman lives in New York City.

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