Cultural Capitol of Black America: Writers and Artists in Harlem, 1919-1939
This course will be an examination of selected literary and visual artist who led the Harlem Renaissance during the two decades between the end of World War I and the waning years of the Great Depression.
Rodger Birt received his Ph.D. in American Studies from Yale. He was a professor of Humanities and American Studies at San Francisco State University from 1980 until 2008. He is currently writing about photography and biography. He is a member of the Thoreau Society.