NeMLA-March 2012, Teaching the Harlem Renaissance as Part of a Black Aesthetic

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Fran L. Lassiter
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This roundtable will explore pedagogical approaches for teaching the Harlem Renaissance across multi-disciplines and academic levels. Proposals on any aspect of this topic will be considered, but please note that presentations must be 5-7 minutes because of the roundtable format. Papers that focus on cultural works as instrumental in creating a distinctly Black aesthetic are encouraged. Please send a 250-word abstract to Fran L. Lassiter ( Also include your name, academic affiliation, a brief biography, and contact information. The deadline for submission is September 20, 2011.