President Lee C. Bollinger and Provost Alan Brinkley cordially invite you to join them at a University Lecture to be given by Professor Robert G. O'Meally, Zora Neale Hurston Professor of English and Comparative Literature and director of the Center for Jazz Studies.
O'Meally is a leading authority on American cultural studies and on jazz as a highly influential American art form and institution. As director of Columbia's Center for Jazz Studies, he has been instrumental in establishing the interdisciplinary field of jazz studies on campus and in creating a model for jazz studies throughout the United States. He received his A.B. from Stanford in 1970 and his Ph.D. from Harvard in 1975.
The lecture will take place on Monday, April 25, at 8 p.m. in the Rotunda of Low Memorial Library. A reception will follow immediately in the Faculty Room of Low. To attend the event, please reply to firstname.lastname@example.org.