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Langston’s Salvation: American Religion and the Bard of Harlem

Wallace Best, Religion and African American Studies

November 9, 2017 · 6:00 pm EST · Labyrinth Books

Labyrinth Books, Department of Religion, Department of African American Studies

A two day conference celebrating Langston Hughes begins with a talk by acclaimed scholar and conference organizer Wallace Best, who will talk about his new book on Hughes, Langston’s Salvation: American Religion and the Bard of Harlem.

Wallace Best is Professor of Religion and African American Studies at Princeton University. He is the author of Passionately Human, No Less Divine: Religion and Culture in Black Chicago, 1915-1952.

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