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Portraits of Harlem, February 3, 2018

Saturday, February 3, 2018 in Betts Auditorium, Princeton University at 6PM, the Princeton-Mellon Initiative presents Portraits of Harlem, an opportunity to screen two films; “The Cool World” (1963, 105 min.) and “Diary of a Harlem Family” (1968, 20 min.) Professor…

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Wallace Best & Judith Weisenfeld in Conversation — Langston’s Salvation: American Religion and the Bard of Harlem, November 9, 2017

Princeton University professors Wallace D. Best and Judith Weisenfeld discuss Best’s new book on Hughes: a new perspective on the role of religion in the poet’s work. Their conversation, sponsored by Labyrinth Books and Princeton University’s Departments of Religion and…

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Remembering Langston Hughes: His Art, Life, and Legacy Fifty Years Later, November 10-11, 2017

This conference commemorates Hughes 50 years after his passing, exploring his art, life, and legacy as viewed by many of the top Hughes scholars, literature scholars, biographers, writers, and poets working today. The conference is organized by Wallace Best, Princeton…

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Black Feminist Futures: A Roundtable Discussion on Sexuality and Black Women’s Bodies, March 9, 2017

Princeton University Department of African American Studies Undergraduate Board presents: March 9, 2017 @ 4:30 pm to 6:00 pm at McCormick 106 – Princeton University Art Museum A roundtable discussion featuring: Feminista Jones, Writer and Social Worker Joshunda Sanders, Communications…

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Black Arts & Black Power: 50 Years Later with Sonia Sanchez and Komozi Woodard, Thursday, February 16, 2017

Thursday, February 16, 2017 @ 4:30 pm to 6:30 pm in McCosh Hall, Room 10 Sonia Sanchez, the legendary poet, joins with longtime friend, Dr. Komozi Woodard of Sarah Lawrence College, for a conversation about the Black Arts Movement, fifty…

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