Interviews and Oral History Resources

Zora Neale Hurston Oral Histories

1: Carlin Rushing, who earned her Master’s of Divinity from Vanderbilt in 2013, discusses the importance of Hurston to Black women and outlines her experience of teaching Hurston’s work at Black majority educational institutions.

2: Annie Castro, a PhD candidate at Vanderbilt University’s English Department, discusses the relationship between oral culture/histories and spirituality, focusing on her research on Mules and Men and Tell My Horse.



Voices from Our America- Resources and PowerPoint