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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 Holcomb Professor of African American Literature Harlem Renaissance writer McKay’s poignant, previously unpublished novel of 1920s black life in the French port city of Marseilles strengthens the legacy built by his novels Banjo […]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Holcomb Unearths Unpublished Harlem Renaissance Novel by Claude McKay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key literary figure in the Harlem Renaissance, a cultural movement in the 1920s — when he came across a reference to an unpublished novel.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

Holcomb Authors New Book: ‘Teaching Hemingway and Race’

Dr. Gary Holcomb

Dr. Gary Edward Holcomb, Professor of African American Studies, authored a book being released on Sept. 11 titled Teaching Hemingway and Race. “Teaching Hemingway and Race provides a practicable means for teaching the subject of race in Hemingway’s writing and related texts—from how to approach ethnic, nonwhite international, and tribal characters […]

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August 30, 2018 at 12:38 pmNews Research

2018 Graduate Matthew Kinlow an “Outstanding Senior Leader”

2018 Graduate Matthew Kinlow an “Outstanding Senior Leader”

by Kristin Distel Recent graduate Matthew Kinlow has big dreams and the drive to achieve them. At the 2018 OHIO Leadership Awards Gala, Kinlow was named a recipient of an Outstanding Senior Leader award for his work with a variety of campus organizations. His service to the OHIO community includes […]

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June 1, 2018 at 1:31 pmNews

Holcomb Edits Collection on ‘Teaching Hemingway and Race’

Dr. Gary Holcomb

Dr. Gary Holcomb, Professor of African American Literature, edited pedagogical collection on Teaching Hemingway and Race. (Kent: Kent State University Press, 2018). Appearing in the Kent State University Press “Teaching Hemingway” series, the collection suggests ways for high school and college instructors to teach Hemingway’s writings apropos issues of racial, […]

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January 15, 2018 at 4:01 pmResearch

Summer 2017 | Online Course: Slave Narrative and Freeman/Free Women Fiction

An online course on Slave Narrative and Freeman/Free Women Fiction is offered in Summer Session II. AAS 2100 Slave Narrative and Freeman/Free Women Fiction | ONLINE (T2) Tier II Humanities Class # 1167 Summer Session II, 2017 All readings will be available online. This course will cover the African American slave […]

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May 10, 2017 at 12:30 pmAnnouncements

Holcomb Gets NEH Grant for Institute on African American Fiction Author

Dr. Gary Edward Holcomb

By Chris Caldwell Dr. Gary Holcomb, Professor of African American Studies, working in concert with faculty from around the nation, has secured a National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) grant totaling nearly $200,000. The grant was issued on July 28, 2015. In total the NEH issued $36.6 million dollars to […]

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August 23, 2015 at 5:37 pmNews