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Agents of Change: A Symposium in Honor of Marcellus Blount

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New York, NY 10027

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You are invited to join the celebration of the life and work of Professor Marcellus Blount at the Agents of Change: A Symposium in Honor of Marcellus Blount, in the Columbia University Low Memorial Library, Rotunda and Faculty Room on Tuesday, March 26, 1:00-4:30 pm. The Committee on Equity and Diversity (CED) in Arts & Sciences will honor Professor Marcellus Blount and his contributions as a renowed literary scholar. Speakers will include George Aumoithe, Sarah Cole, Zinga Fraser, Farah Jasmine Griffin, Jack Halberstam, Ellie Hisama, Jean Howard, Dennis Mitchell, Robert O’Meally, Rebecca Pawel, Richard Sacks, James Shapiro, Joseph Slaughter, Alan Stewart, Kendall Thomas, and Maya Tolstoy. This afternoon symposium will recognize Professor Blount's research, teaching, mentoring, and activism, and will feature a panel and a roundtable. Lloyd Knight, Principal Dancer of the Martha Graham Dance Company, will perform at the event.

More information regarding Agents of Change: A Symposium in Honor of Marcellus Blount is available at https://fas.columbia.edu/agents-change-symposium-honor-marcellus-blount. Agents of Change is sponsored by the Office of the Executive Vice President of Arts & Sciences, the African American and African Diaspora Studies Department, the Department of English and Comparative Literature, the Division of the Humanities, the Society of Fellows/Heyman Center for the Humanities, the Institute for Research on Women, Gender, and Sexuality, Center for Jazz Studies, and the Department of Music.

To access Faculty Room, enter the building via the main campus entrance. Faculty Room is located directly beyond the Rotunda.

Please contact Kristen Barnes, A&S Committee on Equity and Diversity, at kb2916@columbia.edu with inquiries regarding Agents of Change: A Symposium in Honor of Marcellus Blount.

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