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The Black Arts Movement: Literary Nationalism in the 1960's and 1970's
Emerging from a matrix of Old Left, black nationalist, and bohemian ideologies and institutions, African American artists and intellectuals in the 1960s coalesced to form the Black Arts Movement, theExpand
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High Performance Organizations in a Wicked Problem World
Businesses face difficult challenges related to increasing competition, accelerating change, and increasing complexity. These are sometimes referred to as “wicked problems.” Successful organizationsExpand
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'Pat your foot and turn the corner': Amiri Baraka, the Black Arts Movement, and the poetics of a popular avant-garde
My larger objective here is to engage the current cultural conversation about the nature of the Black Arts Movement and its impact on politics and culture in the United States and beyond. So while IExpand
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Kitchenette correlatives: African American neo-modernism the popular front, and the emergence of a black literary avant-garde in the 1940s and 1950s
Like many of their white peers, post-World War Ⅱ African American writers and critics strongly engaged the legacy of early twentieth century modernism. They were interested in the utility of variousExpand
UMASS Conference: Art and Power in Movement Introduction
OVER FOUR HUNDRED SCHOLARS, students, artists, and community activists from as far away as China attended the W.E.B. Du Bois Department of Mro-American Studies's "Art and Power in Movement"Expand
Invented by Horror: The Gothic and African American Literary Ideology in Native Son
Richard Wright's Native Son is still usually taken as one of the foremost examples of late American naturalism, and much is made of the impact of modem sociology, particularly what became known asExpand
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Ancient fluvial sediments: their widespread occurrence and problems for site investigation
By contrast to studies in petroleum geology and, despite their world-wide occurrence, geotechnical studies of ancient fluvial sediments are rare. This paper introduces the main characteristics ofExpand