Hurston@125: Engaging with the Work and Legacy of Zora Neale Hurston

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Hurston@125: Engaging with the Work and Legacy of Zora Neale Hurston

Hurston@125: Engaging with the Work and Legacy of Zora Neale Hurston
Deborah Thomas, Tami Navarro & more

OCT 28, 2016 | 10:00AM

Event Oval, The Diana Center, 3009 Broadway, New York, NY 10027
Co-Sponsors: Department of Africana Studies (Barnard College), English Department (Barnard College), the Heyman Center for the Humanities (Columbia University), Institute for Research in African American Studies (Columbia University, the Office of the Provost (Barnard College), and the joint Barnard College/Columbia University Department of Anthropology

ABOUT THIS CONFERENCE
Zora Neale Hurston, a graduate of Barnard College and Columbia University, has received great acclaim for her literary work, particularly the highly influential novel Their Eyes Were Watching God. In honor of the 125th anniversary of Hurston’s birth, BCRW celebrates Hurston’s legacy with a one-day symposium that brings together emerging scholars whose work builds upon Hurston’s less well-known training in anthropology and interdisciplinary modes of analysis and expression. The program will include panel discussions and a film screening of Hurston’s ethnographic work.
Speakers will include Alex Alston, John L. Jackson, Jr., Adriana Garriga-Lopez, Tami Navarro, Mariel Rodney, Patricia Stuelke, Deborah Thomas, Sarah E. Vaughn, Bianca Williams, and Autumn Womack.
REGISTER
Registration is preferred but not required.

http://bcrw.barnard.edu/event/hurston125-engaging-with-the-work-and-legacy-of-zora-neale-hurston/
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October 28, 2016, 10:00 AM

October 28, 2016, 6:30 PM

Event Oval, The Diana Center, 3009 Broadway, New York, NY 10027