We are delighted to announce that Hazel Carby was named a co-finalist in the John Hope Franklin Publication Prize. The prize is distributed yearly and honors the most outstanding book published in American studies for the year preceding the annual meeting. The Committee has named HAZEL CARBY’S book Imperial Intimacies: A Tale of Two Islands (Verso) is a magisterial work, profoundly moving and challenging. With her beautiful, unrelenting prose, Professor Carby makes dynamic counterpoint of memoir and critiques of imperialism. Far from the first time, the field of American Studies has so much to learn from Carby’s innovative interventions for the field of American Studies.
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