Events | Barrett Memorial Lecture - With Alice Hasters

Shattuck Hall, Mount Holyoke College | February 16, 2023 | 2:00 PM (PST)

Alice Hasters, 2023 Thomas Mann Fellow, to hold the Barrett Memorial Lecture at Mount Holyoke College.

Under the self-designation as Black, Alice Hasters writes and publishes in particular about Afro-German identity, racism, feminism and intersectionality, and in 2019 she published her autobiographical debut book What white people don’t want to hear about racism, but should know. Hasters was named cultural journalist of the year 2020 by Medium Magazine.


Alice Hasters is a journalist, author and podcaster. She studied at the German School of Journalism in Munich and after graduating worked for the ''Tagesschau'' and Rundfunk Berlin-Brandenburg, among others. Since 2016, Hasters has been producing the podcast ''Feuer & Brot'' (tr: Fire & Bread) about politics and pop culture together with Maximiliane Häcke. In her publications, she deals with the topics of Afro-German identity, racism and intersectionality. Hasters was named culture journalist of the year in 2020 by medium magazine. She is the author of Was weiße Menschen nicht über Rassismus hören wollen, published by Hanser Verlag, and is currently a 2023 Fellow at the Thomas Mann House Los Angeles.


Shattuck Hall, Cassani Room (102)

Mount Holyoke College

South Hadley, MA 01075

Attendance to this event is free and open to the public.


An event in collaboration with Mount Holyoke College.

Mount Holyoke College

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