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Zora Neale Hurston

A guide to help users research the author and her works.

Conference Papers

  • "Wonderfully and Fearfully Made: Sacred/Secular Portraits of the Preacher in Zora Neale Hurston's Jonah's Gourd Vine and King Vidor's Hallelujah"
  • Dr. Leslie Wingard, Assistant Professor, College of Wooster
  • "Voodoo and the Black Vernacular as Weapons of Resistance: Liberation Strategies in Their Eyes Were Watching God"
    Dr. Babacar M'Baye, Associate Professor, Kent State University
  • "Love and Marriage in Their Eyes Were Watching God and Tell my Horse"
    Dr. Jennifer Freeman Marshall, Assistant Professor, Purdue University
  • "From Zora Neale to Missionary Mary: Aesthetics of Faith and Freedom in Black Folk Art Folklore, and Literature"
    Dr. Ada McKenzie, Assistant Professor, College of the Bahamas

Conference Papers, cont.

  • Special Faculty Lecture - "Zora Neale Hurston and African American Religion in New Orleans"
    Dr. Kathy Curnow, Associate Professor, Cleveland State University
  • "The Religious Doctrines of Hoodoo and Voodoo in Zora Neale Hurston's Fiction and Folklore"
    Dr. Pearlie Mae Peters, Professor, Rider University
  • "Zora Neale Hurston, Ishmael Reed, and the Influence of African Religion on the Literature of the Diaspora"
    Dr. Gillian Johns,Associate Professor, Oberlin College