ONLINE CLASS: Women Writers of the Harlem Renaissance (2427)

Five Saturdays: January 13, 20, 27, and February 3, and 10 from noon to 2:00 p.m. ET Online

Price: 
$150 per person (10% off for members)

Lecture and Discussion. This live class will be recorded and available for later viewing.

Many readers are familiar with some of the primary men contributors like Langston Hughes, Claude McKay, and W.E.B. DuBois to the 20th century burst of Black creativity known as the Harlem Renaissance or the New Negro movement. However, less familiar are people with the women who mid-wifed and influenced this period with significant artistic contributions of their own. Join us for four weeks to read, discuss, and learn more about Zora Neale Hurston, Jessie Fauset, Nella Larsen, and Dorothy West. We will explore not only these women’s works of fiction but also delve into how each one of these Black women left their indelible marks on the Harlem Renaissance.

Five Saturdays: January 13, 20, 27, and February 3, and 10 from noon to 2:00 p.m. ET Online

Required Texts: 

Passing by Nella Larsen (9780142437278) 

Plum Bun by Jessie Fauset (9780807006603) 

Their Eyes Were Watching God by Zora Neale Hurston (9780060838676) 

The Living is Easy by Dorothy West (9781936932979) 

Michele L. Simms-Burton, PhD is a former tenured university professor and founding board member of the Toni Morrison Society. Her writings have appeared in The Crisis Magazine, DownBeat, D.C. Metro Theater Arts, Auburn Avenue, and San Francisco Chronicle. She has lectured globally on African American culture.

REFUND POLICY: Please note that we can issue class refunds up until seven (7) days before the first class session.

$150.00
SKU: 9787000012936
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Passing By Nella Larsen, Emily Bernard (Introduction by), Thadious M. Davis (Notes by) Cover Image
By Nella Larsen, Emily Bernard (Introduction by), Thadious M. Davis (Notes by)
$15.00
ISBN: 9780142437278
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Published: Penguin Classics - February 4th, 2003

Plum Bun: A Novel without a Moral (Celebrating Black Women Writers #7) By Jessi Redmon Fauset, Deborah McDowell (Afterword by), Morgan Jerkins (Foreword by) Cover Image
By Jessi Redmon Fauset, Deborah McDowell (Afterword by), Morgan Jerkins (Foreword by)
$17.00
ISBN: 9780807006603
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Published: Beacon Press - March 8th, 2022

Their Eyes Were Watching God: A Novel By Zora Neale Hurston Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780060838676
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Published: Amistad - March 19th, 2013

The Living is Easy By Dorothy West, Morgan Jerkins (Foreword by), Adelaide M. Cromwell (Afterword by) Cover Image
By Dorothy West, Morgan Jerkins (Foreword by), Adelaide M. Cromwell (Afterword by)
$19.95
ISBN: 9781936932979
Availability: In Stock—Click for Locations
Published: Feminist Press - November 10th, 2020