History of Indian and Africana Philosophy
HAP 83 - Songs of the People - Paul Robeson and the Negro Spiritual

HAP 83 - Songs of the People - Paul Robeson and the Negro Spiritual

September 19, 2021

The career of the multi-talented activist and performer Paul Robeson, and the place of the Negro spiritual in the Harlem Renaissance.

HAP 82 - The Florida Project - Zora Neale Hurston

HAP 82 - The Florida Project - Zora Neale Hurston

September 5, 2021

Zora Neale Hurston’s interest in Africana folklore feeds into her great novel Their Eyes Were Watching God.

HAP 81 - Making History - Carter G. Woodson

HAP 81 - Making History - Carter G. Woodson

July 25, 2021

Pioneering historian Carter G. Woodson argues for a new approach to education and economic uplift.

HAP 80 - Scholarly Contributions - African American Professional Philosophers

HAP 80 - Scholarly Contributions - African American Professional Philosophers

July 11, 2021

From the latter half of the nineteenth century to the 1970s, African Americans only rarely obtain jobs as philosophy professors but bring distinctive perspectives to the profession.

HAP 79 - Leonard Harris on Alain Locke

HAP 79 - Leonard Harris on Alain Locke

June 27, 2021

Leonard Harris explains how Locke's value theory was the basis for his aesthetics and theories of democracy and race. 

HAP 78 - Freedom Through Art - Alain Locke

HAP 78 - Freedom Through Art - Alain Locke

June 13, 2021

The aesthetics of Alain Locke and its basis in his theory of value judgments.

HAP 77 - A Race Capital - The Harlem Renaissance

HAP 77 - A Race Capital - The Harlem Renaissance

May 30, 2021

The artistic flowering of the 1920s known as the Harlem Renaissance raises important questions about identity and the purpose of art.

HAP 76 - Michael Dawson on Garvey and Black Nationalism

HAP 76 - Michael Dawson on Garvey and Black Nationalism

May 16, 2021

An interview with Michael Dawson, who explains Marcus Garvey's black nationalism and how this and other political ideologies, like socialism and liberalism, have fared from the time of Garvey down to the present day.

HAP 75 - Now I Have a Rival - The Two Amy Garveys

HAP 75 - Now I Have a Rival - The Two Amy Garveys

May 2, 2021

Marcus Garvey’s two wives, Amy Ashwood Garvey and Amy Jacques Garvey, establish themselves as activists in their own right and bring feminism into the Pan-African movement.

HAP 74 - Black Star - Marcus Garvey

HAP 74 - Black Star - Marcus Garvey

April 18, 2021

Marcus Garvey leads a powerful movement, inspires racial pride, and feuds with other thinkers like Du Bois.

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