643. Hemingway and the Black Renaissance
Monday, 5 January, 5:15–6:30 p.m., Beacon G, Sheraton
Program arranged by the Ernest Hemingway Foundation and Society
Presiding: Gary Holcomb, Ohio Univ., Athens
Speakers: Joseph Fruscione, Univ. of Maryland Baltimore County; Ian H. Marshall, William Paterson Univ.; D. Quentin Miller, Suffolk Univ.; Mark Ott, Deerfield Acad., MA; Joshua M. Parker, Univ. of Salzburg; Charles Scruggs, Univ. of Arizona; Margaret E. Wright-Cleveland, Florida State Univ.
Contributors to a recent essay collection discuss the way Ernest Hemingway's writing influenced and contrasted with the work of various Harlem Renaissance writers, including James Baldwin, Ralph Ellison, Richard Wright, Claude McKay, Jean Toomer, and others.
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