Events Calendar

In local communities across Florida, humanities-rich programming is making a lasting impact in the hearts and minds of Sunshine State residents and visitors alike. Florida Humanities is proud to partner with local community champions to bring you high-quality public programming through Community Project Grants, Florida Talks, Museum on Main Street, and more.

Alert: Some events may be canceled or postponed. We work to ensure that our events calendar remains accurate. We strongly urge you to call the event contact for any program you are interested in to confirm that the event is still planned.

Loading Events

« All Events

  • This event has passed.

Executive Director’s Book Club: “Their Eyes Were Watching God”

February 22 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Join Florida Humanities’ Executive Director Nashid Madyun and Zora Neale Hurston Scholar Rae Chesney for a discussion on Hurston’s book Their Eyes Were Watching God. This Harlem Renaissance classic follows Janie Crawford, a young African American woman, as she tells the story of the past 20 years of her life to her best friend Pheoby.
 
Zora Neale Hurston was born in Alabama in 1891, but raised in the historic African-American town of Eatonville, Florida. She was one of the pre-eminent writers of 20th-century African-American literature, penning novels, short stories and plays. She was also known for her renowned work as an anthropologist, folklorist and filmmaker. 

Event Details

Event Date/time:

February 22 @ 6:00 pm -
February 22 @ 7:30 pm

Other

Presenter Information:
Rae Chesney, author, Zora Neale Hurston scholar and Johns Hopkins University Literary Consultant
Event Fee:
Free
Event Type:
Virtual
Event Registration Link:
Register Here

Event Contact:

Event Venue:

Virtual / Online
Venue Phone:
561-266-9490

has been added to the cart. View Cart
Florida Humanities /* */