Jeffrey C. Stewart (NHC Fellow, 1990–91)

Project Title

Enter the New Negro: Alain Locke and the Transformation of African-American Culture, 1885-1954

George Mason University

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Fellowship Work Summary, 1990–91

Jeffrey C. Stewart worked on Race Contacts: The Theory and Practice of Race, an edition of heretofore unpublished lectures by Alain Locke for Howard University Press. He completed the introduction, the annotations, and the final draft of the lectures. In addition, he wrote three chapters of his biography, Enter the New Negro: Alain Locke and the Transformation of Black American Culture, 1885-1954. He also was a panelist on a video-conference, "The Rise in Campus Racism: Causes and Solutions," which was presented by Black Entertainment Television and the magazine, Black Issues in Higher Education. He served as consultant for the Cincinnati Historical Society and for a WETA-TV project, Different Visions: The History of African American Artists in Washington.