Saidiya Hartman, Literary Scholar and Cultural Historian | 2019 MacArthur Fellow

September 25, 2019 Videos MacArthur Fellows

Saidiya Hartman is a literary scholar and cultural historian who is tracing the afterlife of slavery in modern American life and rescuing from oblivion stories of sparsely documented lives that have been systematically excluded from historical archives.

The MacArthur Fellowship is a $625,000, no-strings-attached grant for individuals who have shown exceptional creativity in their work and the promise to do more. 

2019 MacArthur Fellows ›