The following video clips, recorded on October 2, 2003, feature members of Barnard's
black student organization, BOSS (Barnard Organization of Soul Sisters),
plus one honorary member, performing some of Hurston's best-known work.
Directed by Peter Campbell and introduced and commented on by David
Krasner, these excellent performances allow the audience to enter the
world of Hurston's dynamic, polyphonous language.
Sheena Gordon reads Chapter 15 from
Their Eyes Were Watching God.
David Krasner introduces Hurston's play
Color Struck, remarking on
Hurston's skills as a dramatist.