Course Schedule – Fall 2023 / History and Philosophy / HARLEM RENAISSANCE
Coordinators: Richard Byrd, Ilene Winkler, Hedy Shulman, Stuart Parker
The Harlem Renaissance was a period of great change in America, and in the African-American community in particular.
The presentations will show the impact that the Harlem Renaissance had on the artistic, social, and political terrain. The presentations will highlight such figures as Langston Hughes, Zora Neal Hurston, Claude Mckay, Augusta Savage, Duke Ellington, Lois Mail Jones, Romare Bearden, Alain Locke, Jean Toomer, Jessie Fauset, Josephine Baker, and activists such as Marcus Garvey, W.E.B. Dubois, A. Phillip Randolph, Hallie Quinn Brown, and Mary McCloud Bethune.
B WEEK / TUESDAY / 1:00 PM – 2:30 PM
|Sep 12||Richard Byrd||Introduction to the Harlem Renaissance Course|
|Sep 26||Sandy Gordon||The Harlem Renaissance, the Watershed Period in Black American Art|
|Oct 10||Bob Reiss||The Great Migration Series by Jacob Lawrence|
|Oct 24||Ilene Winkler||Garvey Versus Du Bois, Which Way Forward|
|Nov 07||Pereta Rodriguez||Black Women in the Harlem Renaissance|
|Nov 28||Stuart Parker||Louis Armstrong and Duke Ellington Come to Harlem in the 1920’s|
|Dec 12||Susannah Faulk Lewis||Zora Neal Hurston Folk Tales (with reading by Ellen Shapiro)|