november, 2016

14nov8:00 pm- 10:00 pmLEONARD HASTINGS SCHOFF MEMORIAL LECTURES“FANCY STICKS”: The Action-Art of Toni Morrison, Romare Bearden, and Jazz

Event Details

THE UNIVERSITY SEMINARS & COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY PRESS

announce the twenty-fourth series of the

LEONARD HASTINGS SCHOFF MEMORIAL LECTURES

to be given by

Robert O’Meally

Robert G. O’Meally

Zora Neale Hurston Professor of English and Comparative Literature;

Director, Center for Jazz Studies, Columbia University

“FANCY STICKS”:

The Action-Art of Toni Morrison, Romare Bearden, and Jazz

Monday, November 14, 2016, 8 PM

  1. “If the White Man Is Laughing at Me, at Least He’s Not Shooting at Me”:
  2. Ralph Ellison and Jean-Michel Basquiat on Louis Armstrong’s Intercontinental Comedy

Monday, November 21, 2016, 8 PM

  1. The Open Corner—Space Is the Place: Romare Bearden,Toni Morrison, Duke Ellington

Monday, November 28, 2016, 8 PM

 Questions of Translation: Paris Blue—from Novel and Movie to Collage

Reception immediately following each lecture

All lectures are held in Faculty House, 64 Morningside Drive

Lectures are free and open to the public

 

Time

(Monday) 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Location

Faculty House

64 Morningside Drive New York, NY 10027

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