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16th Annual Conference on the Harlem Renaissance

Date(s): 11/6/2013, 11/7/2013, 11/8/2013

Wednesday, November 6th - Friday, November 8th

Paine College Campus
he Department of Humanities at Paine College will host the 16th Annual Conference on the Harlem Renaissance from November 6-8, 2013. This year’s theme is “Midwives and Mavericks: Architects, Artists and Critics of the Renaissance.” This open to the public event will feature Dr. Leonard Harris, a well-noted scholar of a Renaissance major architect and philosopher, Alain Locke. Dr. Leonard Harris will serve as the keynote speaker at the Conference on the Harlem Renaissance.

The conference sessions will include presentations from independent scholars and activists, faculty, graduate and undergraduate students on the lives, work, and impact of a variety of architects, artists, and critics of the Harlem Renaissance Era.

The conference will kick-off with an open plenary session and luncheon at the Candler Memorial Library Building on Wednesday November 6th at 12:30 p.m. On Thursday, November 7th at 6:00 p.m., a special presentation will take place, featuring a Cutno dance performance, free and open to the public within Candler as well.
For more information on Paine College, please visit http://www.paine.edu or contact Leah Suggs in the Office of Communications & Marketing at (706) 821-8322, (803) 524-3195 or lsuggs@paine.edu.

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