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Harlem and the Harlem Renaissance
Contemporary Art at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston. Over the past four years she has curated five significant exhibitions-"The Quilts of Gee's Bend;" "Something All Our Own: The Grant Hill Collection of African American Art;" "African Art Now: Masterpieces from the Jean Pigozzi Collection;" "Notes from a Childhood Odyssey: The Art of Kermit Oliver;" and "Thornton Dial in the Twenty-first Century and Gee's Bend: The Architecture of the Quilt." She is currently completing a book on African American artist Charles Alston and is continuing her research on African American artists of the southwest, the history of collecting African American art in the United States, and contemporary art in East Africa.
M. Genevieve West is an Associate Professor of English at Ferris State University, where she teaches African American, Native American, and women's literatures. Her essays and bibliographic work on Zora Neale Hurston have appeared inÂ Women's StudiesÂ and AnalyticalÂ and Enumerative Bibliography. HerÂ study of Hurston's changed reputation, Zora Neale Hurston and American Literary Culture, appeared in 2005.
Cary D. Wintz is a professor in the History Department of Texas Southern University in Houston. He is the author or editor of numerous books on the Harlem Renaissance and African American history, including Black Culture and the Harlem Renaissance and, with Paul Finkelman, Encyclopedia of the Harlem Renaissance. He is currently working on two projects, the Encyclopedia of African American History, 1896 to the Present, and a historical dictionary of the Harlem Renaissance.
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