Assignments 10.23

M 10.21

Double Consciousness

W.E.B. DuBois, The Souls of Black Folk, “The Forethought” and Chapter I, “Of Our Spiritual Strivings”

Great Migration Worksheet

HW: Locke, The New Negro

T 10.22    

The Great Migration and the Harlem Renaissance

Jacob Lawrence’s Great Migration Series

HW: Please read these two articles on the debate over Negro Art. Schuyler, "The Negro-Art Hokum,"  Hughes, “The Negro Artist and the Racial Mountain”

W 10.23      

More on the Great Migration

HW: Claude McKay, "Harlem Shadows," "If We Must Die," "America,"  Sterling Brown, “Ma Rainey” and “Old Lem”

W 10.30    

Poets of the Harlem Renaissance

Poems of Claude McKay, Georgia Douglas Johnson, Langston Hughes,

Gwendolyn Bennett, “To a Dark Girl”

Helene Johnson, “Sonnet to a Negro in Harlem”

Langston Hughes,

The Negro Speaks of Rivers

When Sue Wears Red

The Weary Blues

Three Column Analysis

HW: Please read the Prologue and chapter one of Invisible Man.


Invisible Man Discussion

Black and Blue Lyrics

Albert Murray, Murray, Stomping the Blues

Paul Dunbar, We Wear the Mask

HW: IM, chapter 2


Emerson, Self Reliance

HW: IM, chapter 3


IM Discussion

HW: IM, chapter 4 and 6. Please skip 5.


IM Discussion

HW: IM, chapters 7-9


IM Discussion

HW: IM, chapter 10.