Rhae Lynn Barnes

About Rhae Lynn

Rhae Lynn Barnes is an Assistant Professor of American Cultural History at Princeton University (2018-) and President 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 an Executive Advisor to the documentary series "Reconstruction: America After the Civil War" (now streaming PBS, 2019).

Friday, April 24, 2020 10:00-11:15 AM – Writing From/ Against Captivity and Unfreedom – David Kazanjian, chair Elizabeth A. Dolan and Ahmed Idrissi Alami (Lehigh University, English; Purdue University, Arabic Studies and Comparative Literature), Resisting Erasure: Kabā Saghanughu’s Arabic Address on the Occasion of Emancipation Rachel Linnea Brown (University of Kansas, English), “I Prefer Not… MORE

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Christopher Smith & Michael Borshuk on Josephine Baker Primary Sources  Josephine Baker’s “Banana Dance” at Folies Bergere in Paris c1927   Josephine Baker in “Zouzou” (1934) Duke Ellington & the Cotton Club Orchestra, “Echoes of the Jungle” (1931) Guided Discussion Questions  Why do you think that Josephine Baker chose music and dance as a way… MORE

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The Show Must Go On Where It’s At: I Got Two Turn Tables and a Microphone Welcome back! History 389: “People Get Ready: American Cultural History” will now be rebranded as “History 389: The Show Must Go On.” I promised when we evacuated campus, I will do everything in my power to make this transition… MORE

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