Monday, June 16, 2008

Poetic Voices from the Harlem Renaissance to Today

Thursday, June 19
6:30 pm

E. Ethelbert Miller, poet and director of the African American Resource Center at Howard University, and Hari Jones, curator of the African American Civil War Museum, will read from work highlighting issues facing African American artists during the Harlem Renaissance and Great Migration. Artist Fred Joiner will moderate a conversation that examines the poetry of Langston Hughes and the writings of Jean Toomer to explore the theme of migration, both past and present. In collaboration with the American Poetry Museum.

Free; reservations are not required.

Phillips Collection
1600 Twenty-first Street, NW
Washington, DC 20009

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