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Amiri Baraka papers, 1945-2015

Series III: Teaching, 1976-2006

This series contains materials relating to Baraka's long career as a teacher at various colleges and universities, largely in the New York City area. Included are course descriptions, syllabi, rosters, correspondence with other faculty and administration, grades and graded tests and papers (currently restricted), and financial documents relative to his employment at each institution. The bulk of the items in this series are from Baraka's time at SUNY-Stony Brook, which contains materials pertaining to his anti-apartheid activism, and Rutgers, with much material about the controversy over his tenure denial. Also included in the series are writings and other materials surrounding the academic tenure of Professor Ernest Dube. This series is arranged alphabetically by institution. Material that includes student records or grades are closed for a period of 75 years from date of creation

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Box 50 Folder 1 Adelphi University, 1996


Box 50 Folder 2 AFS420 Writer's Workshop, Undated


Box 50 Folder 3 Barnard College, 1985


Box 50 Folder 4 Brooklyn College, 1985


Columbia University


Box 50 Folder 5 General, 1978-1999


Box 50 Folder 6 "The Politics of Art: Cultural Revolution and the Black Arts Movement(s)",, 2001-2002


Box 50 Folder 7 Grades, 1977-2004


Box 50 Folder 8 Malcolm X Writers Workshop, 1980


Box 50 Folder 9 Naropa, 1978-2006


Box 50 Folder 10 New York University, 1985-1986


Box 50 Folder 11 New York University Artist-in-Residence, 1996-1998


Rutgers, 1976-1993


Box 50 Folder 12 General, 1989-1990


Box 50 Folder 13 "Art and the Political Crisis" Conference, 1989


Box 50 Folder 14-15 Correspondence, 1983-1992


Course Materials, 1981-1992


Box 50 Folder 16 General, 1981-1992


Box 50 Folder 17 "Black Women Writers", 1989-1990


Box 50 Folder 18 Grades, 1985-1990 (RESTRICTED), 1985-1990


Box 50 Folder 20 English Department Materials, 1988-1990


Box 50 Folder 21 Payroll Material, 1989-1990


Box 50 Folder 22-23 Printed Material, 1981-1993


Tenure Controversy, 1982-1990


Box 50 Folder 24-25 General, 1982-1990


Box 50 Folder 26 "Apartheid at Rutgers: An Open Letter", 1990


Box 50 Folder 27 Tuition Hikes Activism, 1976


State University of NewYork--Stony Brook, 1979-2002



Box 51 Folder 1 General, 1985-2002


Box 51 Folder 2-3 African American Studies Program, 1982-1994


Box 51 Folder 4 Anti-Apartheid Activism, 1979-1985


Box 51 Folder 5 Conferences, 1993-1996


Box 51 Folder 6 Contract, 1983-1988


Box 51 Folder 7-11 Correspondence and Memos, 1979-2002


Course Materials, 1980-1992


Box 51 Folder 12-14 General, 1980-1992


Box 51 Folder 15-16 AFS 300: "Blacks and the City", 1986


Box 51 Folder 17 Directed Reading Lists, 1980


Box 51 Folder 18 Grades, 1981-1990 (Restricted), 1981-1990



Box 52 Folder 1 Lectures and Outlines, undated


Box 52 Folder 2-3 Dube Tenure, 1980-1987


Box 52 Folder 4 Health Insurance, 1979-1983


Box 52 Folder 5 McAdoo Tenure, 1988-1990


Box 52 Folder 6 Printed Material, 1982-1995


Box 52 Folder 7 Retirement, 1994-1999


Box 52 Folder 8 UNITI Cultural Center, 1988-1989



Box 28 Student Essays, 1988-2004



Box 89 Student Essays, 1988-2004