Kenneth Robert Janken, 2000–2001 | National Humanities Center

Kenneth Robert Janken (NHC Fellow, 2000–01)

Project Title

Mr. NAACP: The Life of Walter White, 1893-1955

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

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Fellowship Work Summary, 2000–01

Kenneth Robert Janken wrote five chapters of his biography of Walter White, under the working title of "'Mr. NAACP': The Life of Walter White, 1893-1955"; an introduction to the new edition of Rope and Faggot, by Walter White (University of Notre Dame Press, forthcoming, 2001); and an article on "Walter F. White, Bishop John Hurst, and the 1928 Elections," for the A. M. E. Church Review (forthcoming, summer 2001). He also wrote an introduction to a new edition of What the Negro Wants, edited by Rayford W. Logan (University of Notre Dame Press, 2001), and did the final editing of the galley proofs.