Princeton conference celebrates Langston Hughes, poet and ‘champion of black America’

November 14, 2017

During a conference Nov. 10-11 at Princeton University, scholars, students, poets and fans from across the country celebrated the life and legacy of Langston Hughes to mark the 50th anniversary of his death.

Remembering Langston Hughes — His Art, Life & Legacy Fifty Years Later” included panels, performances and a keynote address by author Elizabeth Alexander. The conference, which drew around 250 registered attendees, was hosted by the Department of African American Studies, with additional support from departments and programs across campus.

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