ENG 282 The Harlem Renaissance

Daphne M. Lamothe, M W 2:40 PM-4:00 PM

A study of one of the first cohesive cultural movements in Afican-American history. This class will focus on developments in politics, and civil rights (NAACP, UrbanĀ League, UNIA), creative arts (poetry, prose, painting, sculpture) and urban sociology (modernity, the rise of cities). Writers and subjects will include: Zora Neale Hurston, David Levering Lewis, Gloria Hull, Langston Hughes, and Nella Larsen among others.