Women Writers of the Harlem Renaissance

deadline for submissions: 
January 15, 2021
full name / name of organization: 
Lynn Domina / Society for the Study of American Women Writers
contact email: 

Women of the Harlem Renaissance

Society for the Study of American Women Writers

Triennial Conference, Baltimore, Nov. 4-7, 2021

This panel will explore the multiple ways women participated in the Harlem Renaissance, a period during which women writers were particularly prominent. Paper proposals are welcome on women writing in any genre—novels, stories, poetry, journalism, drama, memoir, letters—as well as across genres. Possible topics include:

  • women’s networks during the Harlem Renaissance
  • the urban and the rural
  • Harlem and the nation
  • ecocritical perspectives on the Harlem Renaissance
  • women’s visibility and invisibility
  • lesser known women of the Harlem Renaissance
  • the Harlem Renaissance in the archives
  • teaching texts from the Harlem Renaissance
  • literature and other arts
  • abilities and disabilities in the Harlem Renaissance

Please send proposals to Lynn Domina at ldomina@nmu.edu.

Deadline: Jan. 15, 2021