For additional information about Black Classicisms: African American Literature and the Classical Tradition, please feel free to contact any of the following organizers.


Sara Ahbel-Rappe


Heidi Morse


Amy Pistone


Banner image, courtesy of Michele Valerie Ronnick,  is from the installation of “14 Black Classicists,”  which was displayed at  the Rubin-Frankel Gallery, Florence and Chafetz Hillel House at Boston University, November, 2015 to January 2016.

In January and February 2004, the installation, then titled “12 Black Classicists,” was beautifully displayed at the Harlan Hatcher Graduate Library at University of Michigan.