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Harlem Renaissance Revisited

with John Keene, Mendi + Keith Obadike and Evie Shockley, moderated by Steven Fullwood
Date and Time: 
March 4, 2008 - 7:00PM
Event Location: 
Tribeca Performing Arts Center Borough of Manhattan Community College 199 Chambers Street

Four poetic innovators explore representations of race, sexual identity and class in the revolutionary literature of the Harlem Renaissance poets—including Sterling Brown, Langston Hughes, Anne Spencer and Richard Bruce Nugent—and later generations of writers inspired by their work. Moderated by New York Public Library's Schomburg Center curator Steven J. Fullwood.

Funded in part by the New York Council for the Humanities, a state affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities

Event Sponsored By: 
Poets House, co-sponsored with Cave Canem and the Tribeca Performing Arts Center at BMCC
Event Type: 
Readings and Conversations