John Akomfrah screens “The Stuart Hall Project”

Event time: 
Wednesday, September 24, 2014 (All day)
Location: 
Whitney Humanities Center See map
53 Wall Street
New Haven, CT
Event description: 

The IRGG welcomed noted filmmaker John Akomfrah who screened The Stuart Hall Project (2011). The screening was followed by a conversation about the work and legacy of the seminal Caribbean intellectual and cultural studies pioneer Stuart Hall, who passed away in February 2014. Professors Hazel V. Carby, Michael Denning, and Kobena Mercer joined Mr. Akomfrah in the discussion at the Whitney Humanities Center. The event was made possible through the generaous co-sponsorship of African American Studies, Films at the Whitney supported by the Barbakow Fund for Innovative Film Programs at Yale, Initiative on Race, Gender and Globalization, History of Art, Yale Center for British Art, Yale Film Study Center, courtesy of Paul L. Joskow, and the Whitney Humanities Center.