African-American History Panel
Former fellows in the Schomburg Center’s Scholar-in-Residence program talked about the problem of presenting a balanced view of black… read more
Former fellows in the Schomburg Center’s Scholar-in-Residence program talked about the problem of presenting a balanced view of black history in their books. Professor Miller included images in her presentation. There was no time for questions from members of the audience. Howard Dodson moderated.
The authors were: Monica L. Miller, Slaves to Fashion: Black Dandyism and the Styling of Black Diasporic Identity (Duke University Press); Frank A. Guridy, Forging Diaspora: Afro-Cubans and African-Americans in a World of Empire and Jim Crow (University of North Carolina Press); and Stephen Gillroy Hall, A Faithful Account of the Race: African American Historical Writing in Nineteenth Century America (University of North Carolina Press).
“Can We Tell the Truth About the Black Past?” was a panel of the 12th annual Harlem Book Fair from the Langston Hughes Auditorium in the New York Public Library’s Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture. close
*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.
People in this video
- Howard Dodson Jr. Director Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture
- Frank A. Guridy Associate Professor University of Texas at Austin->Department of African and African Diaspora Studies
- Stephen Gillroy Hall Author
- Monica L. Miller Associate Professor Barnard College->English Department
- Colin A. Palmer Director Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture->Scholars-in-Residence Program
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