Vermont Humanities

African American Experience: The Harlem Renaissance

Image of Zora Neale Hurston
Reading and Discussion

During the 1920s, New York’s Harlem neighborhood hosted an explosion of African-American cultural expression. This series features a history of the era alongside texts that have come to define it.

Books in this Series

  • Zora Neale Hurston, Their Eyes Were Watching God
  • Jesse Redmond Fauset, Plum Bun
  • Langston Hughes, Selected Poems of Langston Hughes
  • David Levering Lewis, When Harlem Was in Vogue
Image of Zora Neale Hurston: Library of Congress

How to Book this Series

Please browse the list of available facilitators above. Then contact your chosen facilitator to discuss the timing and other details of the series. Finally, select the “Book this Series” button and fill out our online Reading & Discussion Request Form.

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Questions?

Please contact Toussaint St. Negritude at 802-262-1361 or tstnegritude@vermonthumanities.org.

Available Facilitators

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Woman leading a book discussion group with a book open on her lap
Woman leading a book discussion group with a book open on her lap
Woman leading a book discussion group with a book open on her lap
Woman leading a book discussion group with a book open on her lap
Woman leading a book discussion group with a book open on her lap
Woman leading a book discussion group with a book open on her lap
Vermont Humanities*** April 5, 2018