Miss Anne in Harlem: A Reading and Book Reception

Time: 5:30 p.m.
Location: 310R Renaissance Park
Sponsored By: The Northeastern Humanities Center
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The Humanities Center invites you to celebrate

the newest work of our founding director (2008-2011):


A Reading and Book Reception with

Carla Kaplan

Davis Distinguished Professor of American Literature

Department of English

College of Social Sciences and Humanities 

Author of

Miss Anne in Harlem 

The White Women of the Black Renaissance


Tuesday, September 9, 2014

5:30 – 7 p.m., Program begins at 6 p.m.

310R Renaissance Park

1135 Tremont Street, Boston, MA 

RSVP to by August 22, 2014

Miss Anne in Harlem (HarperCollins, 2013; paperback publication August 2014), a New York Times Notable Book, won the Julia Ward Howe Book Award from the Boston Authors Club, was selected by NPR as one of the titles on its “Best Books of 2013” list, and was chosen by Publishers’ Weekly as one of the “10 Best” books of the year.

“An empathetic and skillful writer, Kaplan…shares the previously untold story of a group of notable white women who embraced black culture – and life – in Harlem in the 1920s and ’30s…Captivating”  – Publishers Weekly

Light hors d’oeuvres will be served. 

Book signing to follow

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