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Holcomb Gets International Recognition for ‘Romance in Marseille’

Dr. Gary Holcomb

Dr. Gary Edward Holcomb recently coedited The Claude McKay Harlem Renaissance novel, Romance in Marseille, which has received quite a bit of attention from national newspapers, like The New York Times Book Review, The Washington Post, and The Wall Street Journal. It has also garnered favorable reviews in magazines, like […]

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October 20, 2020 at 8:12 pmUncategorized

Muhammad Researches Global History of Shipyard Workers in Virtual Workshop

Dr. Robin D. Muhammad

Dr. Robin Muhammad, Associate Professor of African American Studies,  has been collaborating with scholars, historians, sociologists and economists from all over the world to research shipyard labor, technology and policy. Due to COVID-19, Muhammad and her fellow scholars transitioned to hosting a virtual workshop to discuss newly found research that […]

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August 21, 2020 at 2:15 pmResearch

CBC Radio Interviews Holcomb about Discovering ‘Romance in Marseille’

Dr. Gary Holcomb

CBC’s On Demand with Tom Power interviewed Dr. Gary Holcomb about “rediscovering Claude McKay’s Romance in Marseille, a novel that was lost to history.” Holcomb is Professor of African American Studies at Ohio University. Claude McKay was a seminal figure of the Harlem Renaissance. The Jamaican-born writer is remembered, in part, […]

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March 11, 2020 at 11:03 amFaculty in the News In the News

Jamaica Observer Writes about Holcomb, Claude McKay’s ‘Romance in Marseille’

Dr. Gary Holcomb

The Jamaica Observer writes about Dr. Gary Holcomb’s discovery and publishing of  Claude McKay’s Romance in Marseille. A pivotal figure of the Harlem Renaissance during the 1920s, Jamaican-born Claude McKay was as provocative as Marcus Garvey, Langston Hughes, and other major players in arguably black intelligentsia’s most exciting period. Seventy-two […]

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February 24, 2020 at 8:03 amFaculty in the News In the News

Publishers Weekly Reviews McKay Novel Unearthed by Holcomb

Dr. Gary Holcomb

Romance in Marseille, a Claude McKay novel unearthed by Dr. Gary Holcomb, was reviewed by Publishers Weekly. Holcomb Professor of African American Literature Harlem Renaissance writer McKay’s poignant, previously unpublished novel of 1920s black life in the French port city of Marseilles strengthens the legacy built by his novels Banjo […]

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December 19, 2019 at 9:32 amFaculty in the News In the News

Holcomb Unearths Unpublished Harlem Renaissance Novel by Claude McKay

Dr. Gary Holcomb

From Ohio University News Dr. Gary Holcomb was conducting research on writer Claude McKay — a key literary figure in the Harlem Renaissance, a cultural movement in the 1920s — when he came across a reference to an unpublished novel. Intrigued, he contacted the Schomburg Center for Research in Black […]

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December 6, 2019 at 11:07 amResearch

Jeffries Authors ‘Black Religion and Black Power: The Nation of Islam’s Internationalism’

Dr. Bayyinah Jeffries

Dr. Bayyinah S. Jeffries authored an article on “Black Religion and Black Power: The Nation of Islam’s Internationalism” in Genealogy. Jeffries is Associate Professor of African American Studies at Ohio University. Abstract: The Nation of Islam’s influence has extended beyond the United States. This Black American Muslim movement has used […]

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August 5, 2019 at 11:36 amResearch