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Abstract

«Countée Cullen & Me, Selected Essays 1983-2023» (forthcoming)
The Harlem Renaissance @ 100The Harlem Renaissance @ 100
1918 - 20181918 - 2018
IntroductionIntroduction
The Take AwayThe Take Away
Harlem was the epicenter of the “New Negro” Renaissance, but the
movement’s fault lines can be traced nationally and internationally—from
Mexico City to L.A., from Chicago to Atlanta.
Harlem was the epicenter of the “New Negro” Renaissance, but the
movement’s fault lines can be traced nationally and internationally—from
Mexico City to L.A., from Chicago to Atlanta.
Talking PointTalking Point
The “Who”The “Who”
1. Hidden Figures
2.The Old Guard
3.The Young Turks –
“First Wave”
4.The Young Turks –
“Second Wave”
5.Establishment Allies
1. Hidden Figures
2.The Old Guard
3.The Young Turks –
“First Wave”
4.The Young Turks –
“Second Wave”
5.Establishment Allies
Talking PointTalking Point
The “What”The “What”
1.Literary Arts
2.Musical Arts
3.Performing Arts
4.Visual Arts
5.Religion, Sexual
Politics & Socio-
Economics, etc.
1.Literary Arts
2.Musical Arts
3.Performing Arts
4.Visual Arts
5.Religion, Sexual
Politics & Socio-
Economics, etc.
Talking PointTalking Point
The “Where”The “Where”
1.Berlin
2.Boston
3.Jungle Alley
4.Paris
5.Washington, DC
1.Berlin
2.Boston
3.Jungle Alley
4.Paris
5.Washington, DC
Talking PointTalking Point
The “When”The “When”
1. The Great Migration
(1917-1970)
2.World War I (c. 1917)
3.Harlem Renaissance
(1917-1934)
4.Prohibition (1920-1933)
5.The Great Depression
(1929 – 1939)
1. The Great Migration
(1917-1970)
2.World War I (c. 1917)
3.Harlem Renaissance
(1917-1934)
4.Prohibition (1920-1933)
5.The Great Depression
(1929 – 1939)
Talking PointTalking Point
The “Why”The “Why”
The Harlem Renaissance
and Global Modernism
1.Austria/Germany – The
Vienna Circle (1918-1934)
2.England – Bloomsbury
3.France
4.Italy
5.Spain - The Generation of
’27 (1923-27)
The Harlem Renaissance
and Global Modernism
1.Austria/Germany – The
Vienna Circle (1918-1934)
2.England – Bloomsbury
3.France
4.Italy
5.Spain - The Generation of
’27 (1923-27)
ConclusionConclusion
The New Negro Renaissance of the
1920s and 30 extended as far west as
Los Angeles, as far south as Atlanta
and northward into Washington,
DC and Boston and as far east as
Berlin and, of course, Paris.
The New Negro Renaissance of the
1920s and 30 extended as far west as
Los Angeles, as far south as Atlanta
and northward into Washington,
DC and Boston and as far east as
Berlin and, of course, Paris.
For Further ReadingFor Further Reading
Author/Title Section/Catalog Number
B Munoz/Holiday (Billie Holiday) GN
Bearden/Memory & Metaphor: Art of Romare
Bearden, 1940-1987
709.2
B Bagge/Hurston (Fire!!) GN
Schwarz/Gay Voices of the Harlem
Renaissance
810.99206
Explorations in the City of Light: African-
American Artists in Paris, 1945-1965
700.8996
Perpener/African-American Concert Dance 792.8089
Lavezzoli/Duke Ellington & The Artistic
Revolution
781.65092
Marion Anderson 780.92
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