Press release announcing James Baldwin's residency at Bowling Green State University
Official press release for James Baldwin's residency at BGSU, with quotes from Provost Michael Ferrari and Dr. Ernest Champion, Assistant Chair of the Department of Ethnic Studies
BGSU President Hollis A. Moore on James Baldwin's honorary Doctor of Humane Letters
BGSU President Hollis A. Moore's remarks upon bestowing James Baldwin an honorary Doctor of Humane Letters degree.
Letter to James Baldwin from BGSU President Hollis A. Moore concerning an honorary Doctor of Humane Letters
An invitation from Hollis A. Moore, president of Bowling Green State University, to James Baldwin to receive an honorary Doctor of Humane Letters at the summer commencement on August 27, 1980.
Memorandum recommending James Baldwin for a BGSU honorary degree
Memorandum to Dr. Laura Kivlin, Acting Chairperson of the BGSU Honors Committee, recommending James Baldwin for an Honorary Doctorate.
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.
"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.
Obsidian article on James Baldwin's return to BGSU
This September 1979 article by Obsidian writer Albert Smith grants James Baldwin a warm welcome back to Bowling Green State University, and pays mention to the timeliness of his visit and the 'Departmentalization of the Ethnic Studies'.
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…
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.
"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…
James Baldwin and others at an unidentified event
Photographs of James Baldwin interacting with peers at an unidentified event.