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ART 4253: Publication Design
Fall 2020: This page lists library and internet sources for your publication design assignments:
Project 1: "Get Out the Vote": League of Women Voters, voter registration information
Project 2: Harlem Renaissance, and Black authors: Zora Neale Hurston, Kwame Alexander
In Project 1, you will research voting issues. Start your research with The League of Women Voters which is an organization that encourages informed and active participation in government, works to increase understanding of major public policy issues, and influences public policy through education and advocacy.
In Project 2, you will research the Harlem Renaissance, and Black authors: Zora Neale Hurston and Kwame Alexander. The Harlem Renaissance refers to the early 20th century cultural mecca of the Harlem area of New York City. Hurston wrote the classic American novel, Their Eyes Were Watching God. Alexander is an award-winning children's book author.
Harlem Renaissance (ca. 1920s - 1930s) The Harlem Renaissance refers to the early 20th century cultural mecca of the Harlem area of New York City. The Harlem Renaissance was an inspiration for the worldwide Négritude movement which grew out of Pan-Africanist thought.
Zora Neale Hurston (1891 - 1960) was an American writer best known for the novel Their Eyes Were Watching God. Hurston was a leading figure in the Harlem Renaissance.
Kwame Alexander (born 1968) is an American poet, educator and award-winning children's author of The Undefeated, Caldecott Medal, and The Crossover, Newbery Medal and Coretta Scott King Award.
Best databases for ART 4253: Publication Design
To find primary and secondary sources for your ART 4253 assignments, use keywords or search terms for your project
Primary Sources: Autobiography OR Diary OR Interview OR Letters OR Speech
Secondary Sources: Biography OR Criticism OR Review
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