Black Literary Suite

 

 

 

The Black Literary Suite (BLS) is HBW's annual exhibit that has the goal of educating the larger community on lesser-known figures in literature and the arts. Accordingly, this experience also serves as an opportunity for members of the student-led HBW staff to learn and refine their research skills through the planning process. Past BLS exhibits have featured authors with a Kansas connection like Gwendolyn Brooks and Langston Hughes, Kansas sports figures to compliment the annual “Race and Sports Symposium,” and the ways Wikipedia presents information about Black writers. You can explore past exhibits below.

 

 

 

 

2011 Black Literary Suite: New York Edition

 

2012 ​Black Literary Suite: Wikipedia Edition

 

​2013 Black Literary Suite: Histories of African American Short Stories - A Digital Humanities Exhibit

 

2015 ​Black Literary Suite: Kansas Authors Edition

 

2016 ​Black Literary Suite: Sports Figures with a Kansas Connection

 

 2017 ​Black Literary Suite: Mississippi Renaissance

 

2018 ​Black Literary Suite: Reclaiming the Black Body - Women Writing Women

 

 

 

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