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An Evening with Zora: Their Eyes Were Watching God and the Harlem Renaissance Movement

Presented by Akron-Summit County Public Library, Northwest Akron Branch at Akron-Summit County Public Library, Northwest Akron Branch, Akron OH

Feb 09 2016
An Evening with Zora: Their Eyes Were Watching God and the Harlem Renaissance Movement

Dr. Philathia Bolton, Assistant Professor, University of Akron Department of English, will discuss the Harlem Renaissance, focusing specifically on Zora Neale Hurston’s emergence as a significant writer during the movement.

An Evening with Zora: Their Eyes Were Watching God and the Harlem Renaissance Movement
Tuesday, February 9, 6 pm
The Harlem Renaissance was an artistic and historic movement that revealed a flurry of activity from writers of African descent. Dr. Philathia Bolton, Assistant Professor, University of Akron Department of English, will discuss the Harlem Renaissance, focusing specifically on Zora Neale Hurston’s emergence as a significant writer during the movement. Dr. Bolton obtained a PhD in American Studies from Purdue University. Her research and teaching interests involve 20th century African American literature, black women writers, and critical race studies. Please call 330-836-1081 to register.

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