Voices from the Beinecke Library

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The Van Vechten Paradox: The Harlem Renaissance, a White Man, and his Black Story

In this podcast, Emily Bernard, Professor of English and Ethnic Studies at the University of Vermont and the 2008/2009 James Weldon Johnson Fellow in African American Studies at the Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library, chronicles the life of Carl Van Vechten, the American writer, critic, and patron of the Harlem Renaissance.

The recordings are available, for free, via the Beinecke Library's website or via Yale University on iTunes U.

October 16, 2009


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