Graham Storey Lecture: “Art and Political Ecology: Extraction” by Professor Hazel Carby

Date & timeMonday, 24 October 2022 5:15pm - 6:45pm
LocationLady Mitchell Hall, Sidgwick Site, CB3 9DE
CostNo charge to attend
Dress code N/A
Event type Lecture

Trinity Hall, and the Faculty of English are pleased to announce a talk by the Graham Storey Lecturer, Professor Hazel Carby, entitled ‘Art and Political Ecology: Extraction’ on Monday 24 October 2022. The event will take place from 17:15 – 18:15 in the Lady Mitchell Hall, Sidgwick Site, CB3 9DE. Attendance is free. There will be a drinks reception immediately afterwards, in the English Faculty social space, until 18:45.


Hazel Carby is the Charles C. and Dorothea S. Dilley Professor Emeritus of African American Studies and Professor Emeritus of American Studies at Yale University, a Fellow of the Royal Society for the Arts, and a Visiting Research Professor at Dartmouth College. Her recent book, Imperial Intimacies, A Tale of Two Islands (Verso, 2019), was named one of the ‘Books of the Year for 2019’ by the Times Literary Supplement, and in 2020 she was awarded the British Academy’s Nayef Al-Rodhan Prize for Global Cultural Understanding.

As part of his estate, Graham Storey left a bequest to the English Faculty to fund a lecture in his name. The inaugural lecture was given in May 2008 by Professor James Wood of Harvard University and further lectures have been given by Marina Warner in 2009, Anne Enright in 2010, Ian McEwan in 2011, Alan Hollinghurst in 2012, Caryl Phillips in 2014, Lydia Davis in 2016 and Addrian Poole in 2018. Professor Carby’s lecture will be the ninth in the series.

How to register

There is no charge to attend this lecture and booking is not necessary. Please see our Facebook Event for more details and to express interest.