Public Webinars

Public Webinars

To sustain and expand the work of the summer institute, Hurston the Horizon will host a series of public webinars through the Zoom teleconferencing platform.

Oct 1, 2021 at 12:00 PM CDT
A conversation with Valerie Boyd, the Charlayne Hunter-Gault Distinguished Writer-in-Residence at the University of Georgia and author of Wrapped in Rainbows: The Life of Zora Neale Hurston (Simon and Schuster, 2004). Moderated by John Lowe, Institute faculty. Register for the October webinar.

November 5, 2021 at 12:00 CDT
A conversation with Tayari Jones, the Charles Howard Candler Professor of Creative Writing at Emory University and New York Times best-selling author of four novels set in the contemporary South, most recently An American Marriage (Workman, 2018). Moderated by Angela Watkins, NEH Summer Scholar. Register for the November webinar.

December 3, 2021 at 12:00 CDT
A conversation with Lindsey Stewart, Assistant Professor of Philosophy at the University of Memphis and author of The Politics of Black Joy: Zora Neale Hurston and Neo-Abolitionism (Northwestern UP, 2021). Moderated by Leah Milne, NEH Summer Scholar. Register for the December webinar.