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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To date, only select items from the Department of Ethnic Studies records are fully accessible online through this digital collection. The entirety of the collection may be accessed at the Center for Archival Collections. View the full collection finding aid.
"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.
"Noted Author James Baldwin to Teach at University"
An article in the Bowling Green State University Monitor on James Baldwin's visiting professorship at BGSU's Department of Ethnic Studies.
James Baldwin and Dr. Ernest Champion teaching at BGSU
Photograph of James Baldwin lecturing at Bowling Green State University. Dr. Ernest Champion is seated in the background.
"Dark Days" by James Baldwin
Copy of James Baldwin's "Dark Days" article from the October 1980 issue of Esquire magazine.
"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.
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).
Images of James Baldwin teaching
Contact sheets containing photographic images of James Baldwin teaching at Bowling Green State University.
Green Sheet article on James Baldwin teaching at Bowling Green State University
Article in the February 13, 1978 edition of the BGSU publication The Green Sheet, announcing James Baldwin's teaching residency and providing further information on the courses he will be co-instructing.
"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.
James Baldwin and others at an unidentified event
Photographs of James Baldwin interacting with peers at an unidentified event.
"James Baldwin: Scars Remain"
An article from an unknown source, written by James Neff, covering James Baldwin's teaching at Bowling Green State University. The article in particular details a class session with Baldwin, drums out several widely known frustrations of the author, including his views on the Civil Rights Movement…