This lecture has been postponed until further notice.
A central figure in the Harlem Renaissance, Zora Neale Hurston was a woman of enormous intelligence and talent. An outstanding novelist, journalist, folklorist, and anthropologist, Hurston believed in the beauty of black expressions and traditions. Her books Mules and Men and Their Eyes Were Watching God celebrate African American culture.
Although her work was praised by many, some attacked it, focusing on Hurston’s lifestyle and personality—her audaciousness, independence, and arrogance.
Presented by Gwendolyn Quezaire-Presutti, dramatist, historian, and storyteller, Woventales Productions LLC
The audience is invited to bring a lunch to enjoy during the program.
Tickets available first-come, first-serve on the day of the lecture at the Welcome Center. The audience is invited to bring a lunch to enjoy during the program. Free coffee available. Cookies provided courtesy of Big Y.
Photo by Carl Van Vechten. Silver geletin print, 1938 (WikiCommons)