Dancin' Feet: Harlem and basketball in the 1920 - 30s

Dr. Danielle Howard
February 2nd, 12:00pm to 12:45pm

The New York Renaissance basketball team, an all-Black professional team, emerged within the social and cultural movement known as the Harlem Renaissance. Playing basketball during the epicenter of Black entertainment, this talk highlights a history of Black basketball players who used their bodies to orient themselves toward freedom and secure a cultural legacy.


Dr. Danielle A.D. Howard holds a PhD in Theatre and Performance Studies from UCLA and writes at the intersections of race, gender, performance, visual and sonic culture. She is currently working on a monograph titled Making Moves: Race, Basketball, and Embodied Resistance that spans the twentieth and twenty-first centuries.

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Reccia Mandelcorn
rmandelcorn@aurorapl.ca
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