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.


10.31       


Invisible Man Discussion


Black and Blue Lyrics


Albert Murray, Murray, Stomping the Blues


Paul Dunbar, We Wear the Mask


HW: IM, chapter 2


11.4


Emerson, Self Reliance


HW: IM, chapter 3


11.5


IM Discussion


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


11.7


IM Discussion


HW: IM, chapters 7-9