october, 2018

10oct10:00 amLouis Armstrong ContinuumA Symposium

Event Details

Louis Armstrong Symposium

Wednesday, October 10, 2018

Morning & Afternoon Sessions

Time: 10 am – 4 pm

Alfred Lerner Hall

5th Floor, room 555

2920 Broadway @ West 115th Street

New York, NY 10027

The Louis Armstrong Continuum Symposium will explore the range of Louis Armstrong’s influence in music but also in literature,

visual art, and social justice. Panelists include Farah Jasmine Griffin, Diedra Harris-Kelley, Emily Lordi, Maxine Gordon, Herman Beavers,

Brent Hayes Edwards, Stefon Harris, Jon Faddis, Herlin Riley, Charenee Wade, David Chevan and 2018 SATCHMO Award recipient Sheila Jordan.


This event is free and open to the public but registration is required.

To register for the MORNING & AFTERNOON sessions please click HERE


Evening Session

6pm – 8pm

Faculty House

Skyline Dining Room

4th Floor

64 Morningside Drive

New York, NY 10027

Columbia University Center For Jazz Studies and The Louis Armstrong Educational Foundation present the Louis Armstrong Continuum Symposium

that will explore Louis Armstrong’s influence on social justice. Panelists include Prof. Robert O’Meally, moderator; Hon. Ras Baraka, Mayor City of Newark;

Prof. Michael Eric Dyson, Georgetown University; Dr. M. William Howard Jr., Clergy & Human Rights Activist; and Marc H. Morial, President/CEO National Urban League

This event is free and open to the public but registration is required.

To register for the EVENING sessions please click HERE



This event is being presented by The Center for Jazz Studies at Columbia University in collaborations with The Louis Armstrong Educational Foundation


(Wednesday) 10:00 am


The Louis Armstrong Educational Foundation, Incadministration@louisarmstrongfoundation.org 1180 Raymond Blvd. Suite 23C, Newark, NJ 07102