Friday, February 1, 2019

Black Book History, February 2019



This month, I'll run a series of entries focusing on Black Book History -- the production and reception of several key works. The series provides a contribution to Black History by way of African American literary studies. Some of the works, including photography and comic books, might even extend the bounds of what people typically study in literature courses.

Entries:
• February 1: Colson Whitehead and Contemporary Black Book History
• February 2: Poetry, Anthologies, and Black Book History
• February 3: Octavia Butler, the Patternist Series, and Black Book History
• February 4: Richard Wright's Autobiography and Black Book History
• February 5: Elizabeth Alexander and Black Book History
• February 6: The Warmth of Other Suns and Black Book History
• February 7: Hip-Hop Studies and Black Book History
• February 8: Tyehimba Jess's Leadbelly and Black Book History
• February 9: Nikki Giovanni and Black Book History
• February 10: Deborah Willis, photography, and Black Book History
• February 11: Third World Press and Black Book History
• February 12: Black Book History and the greatest 25 years in African American women's writing
• February 13: Jason McCall, cultural reference, and Black Book History
• February 14: Frederick Douglass and Black Book History
• February 15: The New Jim Crow and Black Book History
• February 16: Lucille Clifton and Black Book History
• February 17: Ai and Black Book History
• February 18: Toni Morrison and Black Book History
• February 19: Allison Joseph and Black Book History
• February 20: Alondra Nelson, Afrofuturism, and Black Book History
• February 21: Amiri Baraka and Black Book History
• February 22: Jay-Z and Black Book History


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