Harlem Renaissance AuthorsFollowing the Great Migration to the North/Midwest in the early 20th century, a wave of intellectual work developed in the 1920s. Writers, artists, and activists relocated/passed through Harlem, New York, and established a vibrant intellectual community. This course will examine selected Harlem representatives through their writing as pride and identity building. Students should be prepared to make plans to borrow or buy the books referenced in this course.
Vanessa Rouillon is Assistant Professor Writing and Rhetoric at JMU. She has a Ph.D. English University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, MA degree in Teaching English as a Second Language (Illinois); MA in Economics Georgetown
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