ONLINE CLASS: Spotlight: Brit Bennett's The Vanishing Half (20122)

Two Mondays: November 23, 30, from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.

$70.00 (10% off for members)

In the age of Black Lives Matter, Brit Bennett’s The Vanishing Half compels us to probe narratives about racial and gender identity that we inherit, internalize and pass down to future generations. Join us for this spotlight to discuss how the novel is part of a centuries-long lineage of American literature about the act of passing and its psychological consequences. Two Mondays: November 23, 30, from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Online Class.

Required Text:

The Vanishing Half, Brit Bennett

Suggested Texts:

The House Behind the Cedars, Charles W Chestnut

Light in August, William Faulkner

Kimberly Clarke is a writer, independent scholar and educator based in Alexandria, Virginia where she pursues her research interests in 19th century Transatlantic studies, Classical studies, and Caribbean Literature. She is committed to advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion in the education sector. Dr. Clarke has over a decade of experience engaging in outreach programs and initiatives that pursue cross-cultural partnerships with diverse populations. 

REFUND POLICY: Please note that we can issue class refunds up until seven (7) days before the first class session.

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The Vanishing Half: A Novel Cover Image
ISBN: 9780525536291
Availability: In Stock—Click for Locations
Published: Riverhead Books - June 2nd, 2020

The House Behind the Cedars Cover Image
By Charles W. Chesnutt, Donald B. Gibson (Introduction by)
ISBN: 9780140186857
Availability: Special Order—Subject to Availability
Published: Penguin Classics - April 1st, 1993

Light in August (Vintage International) Cover Image
ISBN: 9780679732266
Availability: In Stock—Click for Locations
Published: Vintage - January 30th, 1991