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The Politics of Black Joy and Zora Neale Hurston’s Legacy

December 3, 2021 @ 12:00 pm1:30 pm

The Politics of Black Joy’ and Zora Neale Hurston’s Legacy

Noon-1:30 p.m. Dec. 3

HBW and NEH Summer Institute “Hurston on the Horizon: Past, Present, and Future” present “The Politics of Black Joy and Zora Neale Hurston’s Legacy” with Lindsey Stewart. Moderated by Leah Milne.

Lindsey Stewart is an assistant professor of philosophy at the University of Memphis. Her research focuses on developing Black feminist conceptions of agency at the intersection of sexuality, region, religion and class. Her book “The Politics of Black Joy: Zora Neale Hurston and Neo-Abolitionism,” just published by Northwestern University Press, is a study of Hurston’s racial politics that resists reductionist analysis, offering new insights for our contemporary moment. Register here for the webinar.

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