Hurston@125: Engaging with the Work and Legacy of Zora Neale Hurston
Zora Neale Hurston '28, 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 her birth, Barnard celebrates Hurston’s legacy with a one-day symposium that brings together emerging scholars whose work builds upon Hurston’s training in anthropology and interdisciplinary modes of expression. Don’t miss the opportunity for a rare look at one of America’s brightest artists and thinkers. Participants include Alex Alston, John L. Jackson, Jr., Adriana Garriga-Lopez, Tami Navarro, Mariel Rodney, Patricia Stuelke, Deborah Thomas, Sarah E. Vaughn, Bianca Williams, and Autumn Womack.