Remembering the Future

Hazel V. Carby

If we want to decolonise the university, we first need to decolonise our imaginations. Many Black and Indigenous artists are wrestling with the legacies of colonialism, enslavement and environmental destruction. How do we reconstruct histories that have been lost or erased? And what futures can we imagine in a time of imminent catastrophe?

Hazel V. Carby delivered this lecture as part of the LRB's Winter Lecture series at St James's Church, Clerkenwell, London on 13 March 2024.

Read the lecture here.

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