Melissa Louidor, BCRW Research Assistant

Letter to Zora Neale Hurston

Jan 4, 2017

Dear Zora, At twenty-one, by back is already perpetually sore. Every bend, twist, and turn ignites a dull pain deep in my bones. I have lived with this pain for a while now. Each year it has grown in intensity, reaching a new dimension, developing a new expression. I imagine a hole being dug at […]

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Katherine Acey, Melissa Louidor, Ntozake Shange, Zora Neale Hurston

Gearing up for 2017

Dec 21, 2016

A NOTE FROM OUR DIRECTOR As we come to the close of a challenging semester, I am reminded of the inspiring conversations, critical insights, and crucial resources the BCRW community has provided over the past few months. I want to thank you for the part you play in this community. Thank you for joining us […]

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activism, Andrea Ritchie, Cara Page, Dean Spade, Deborah Thomas, intergenerational dialogue, Janna Levin, John L. Jackson Jr., Miss Major Griffin-Gracy, Reina Gossett, Scholar and Feminist Online, Tarso Ramos, Zora Neale Hurston

Event Oval, The Diana Center
Oct 28, 2016 | 10:00AM

Hurston@125: Engaging with the Work and Legacy of Zora Neale Hurston

Deborah Thomas, Tami Navarro & more

ABOUT THIS CONFERENCE REGISTER CONFERENCE SCHEDULE & PROGRAM SPEAKER BIOGRAPHIES   ABOUT THIS CONFERENCE Zora Neale Hurston, a graduate of Barnard College and Columbia University, has received great acclaim for her literary work, particularly the highly influential novel Their Eyes Were Watching God. In honor of the 125th anniversary of Hurston’s birth, BCRW celebrates Hurston’s […]

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anthropology, black feminism, Zora Neale Hurston