Rhae Lynn Barnes

About Rhae Lynn

Rhae Lynn Barnes is an Assistant Professor of American Cultural History at Princeton University (2018-) and President-Elect of the Andrew W. Mellon Society of Fellows in Critical Bibliography. She is the co-founder and C.E.O. of U.S. History Scene and Executive Advisor to the documentary series "Reconstruction: America After the Civil War" (PBS, 2019).

As members of the African American Intellectual History Society (AAIHS) we are organizing two panels for the AAIHS 4th Annual Conference to be held at the University of Michigan, March 22-23, 2019. The theme is “Black Internationalism: Then & Now.” To apply to these panels, please send a 250 word abstract of your paper, your paper title, name,… MORE

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Morning Activity: 10 A.M. Meet outside Shakespeare & Co. Book Store near site of printing of Thomas Paine’s revolutionary treatise Common Sense. Here, we will have a class discussion about our course readings (below). We will then take a walk to Café Procope at 13 Rue de l’Ancienne Comédie, 75006. Small group activity: In your small groups,… MORE

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Morning Activity: 10 AM. Analyze on site café culture and how it facilitated interracial arts movements like jazz in Montmarte and Saint-Germain. Afternoon Activity: 2 P.M. Meet at the Centre Georges Pompidou Readings *Penny M. Von Eschen, Satchmo Blows Up the World: Jazz Ambassadors Play the Cold War (Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 2006) [Digitally… MORE

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Meet at 10 AM at Le Petit Journal – 71 Boulevard Saint-Michel – 75005 Paris directly outside the Luxembourg Garden. Lunchtime suggestion: If you bring your own lunch, you could go into the Musée du Luxembourg and see Henry Ossawa Tanner’s paintings in person during our break. 2 PM: After a morning class in the Garden, you will walk… MORE

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