Workshop participants at the Lora Jean Kilroy Visitor and Education Center at Houston’s Bayou Bend Collection and Gardens. Bayou Bend has generously hosted a number of Humanities Texas teacher workshops. Cary D. Wintz, professor of history at Texas Southern University, offers an overview of the history and significance of the Harlem Renaissance. Cary D. Wintz leads teachers in an examination of representative poems from writers of the Harlem Renaissance. Jennifer M. Wilks, associate professor of English and African and African American diaspora studies at The University of Texas at Austin, delivers a lecture on the life and works of Langston Hughes. Jennifer M. Wilks leads an afternoon workshop on the writings of Langston Hughes that are especially effective in the high school classroom. Heather D. Russell, associate professor of English at Florida International University, delivers a lecture on the life and works of Zora Neale Hurston. Heather D. Russell leads an examination of the writings of Zora Neale Hurston during an afternoon workshop. Brian A. Bremen, associate professor of English at The University of Texas at Austin, delivers a lecture on teaching critical reading skills, using Countee Cullen’s sonnet “Yet I Do Marvel” as an example. Brian A. Bremen leads an afternoon workshop on teaching critical reading skills using central texts of writers of the Harlem Renaissance.