Department of Ethnic Studies records
This digital collection features select items from the Department of Ethnic Studies records (UA-0066), which document the establishment, evolution, and course offerings of the Department of Ethnic Studies at Bowling Green State University.
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"James Baldwin says he has come home"
An article in Cleveland's The Plain Dealer on James Baldwin lecturing at Bowling Green State University, including some questions posed to Baldwin by students.
"Special Courses for Spring Quarter: James Baldwin and Contemporary Fiction" course flier
Flier promoting the special courses co-instructed by James Baldwin during the spring 1978 semester at Bowling Green State University. Courses offered include "Baldwin and Contemporary Fiction" at the graduate level, and "Selected Essays and Novels of James Baldwin" at the undergraduate level.
James Baldwin lecturing at Bowling Green State University
Photographs of James Baldwin lecturing to students at Bowling Green State University.
Flier for James Baldwin lecture at BGSU
Flyer presented by the BGSU Department of Ethnic Studies promoting James Baldwin's public lectures in May 1977, the first of a series of visits Baldwin made to Bowling Green State University. There's a glimpse of show times for the Third World Theatre's production of Message From A Region of His…
Students and faculty in the Department of Ethnic Studies, Bowling Green State University
Students and faculty in the Department of Ethnic Studies, Bowling Green State University, including Dr. Ernest Champion (far left) and Dr. Robert L. Perry (far right).
"Baldwin stresses 'living to learn'"
An article in the Bowling Green State University Monitor on James Baldwin's teaching at BGSU. Baldwin states, "I had to feel my way. It was something I had never done before. I wouldn't be doing it if I didn't care about the students. We learned something from each other."
"Author enjoys teaching: Baldwin plans to return"
Article in The Daily Sentinel-Tribune about James Baldwin's time teaching at Bowling Green State University, and how he much he enjoyed the experience.
"Autism researcher & novelist will receive honorary degrees"
Newspaper article on James Baldwin and Kiyo Kitahara being awarded Honorary Doctorate degrees from Bowling Green State University.
"Dark Days" by James Baldwin
Copy of James Baldwin's "Dark Days" article from the October 1980 issue of Esquire magazine.
Images of James Baldwin teaching
Contact sheets containing photographic images of James Baldwin teaching at Bowling Green State University.
"James Baldwin Lecture Slated"
Article in the Toledo Blade about James Baldwin teaching at Bowling Green State University.