Paris Trip (2011)
Paris 2011: African American History Tour (April 30-May 1, 2011)
This is an annual study trip for students interested in the history of African American writers, artists and musicians living and working in Paris in the 20th century. The main event of the trip was a guided tour by Julia Browne of “Walking the Spirit Tours” (you can check out her website), who showed us around the Paris of Josephine Baker, James Baldwin, Louis Armstrong, Richard Wright, Claude McKay and many other African American writers and artists. On Sunday night we attended a literary reading and dinner at Patricia Laplante’s home (website).