Agents of Change: A Symposium in Honor of Marcellus Blount

Tuesday, March 26, 2019  1:00pm Low Memorial Library, Faculty Room


Free and open to the public

Registration required

First come, first seated


The Committee on Equity and Diversity (CED) in Arts & Sciences will celebrate the life and work of Professor Marcellus Blount in Agents of Change: A Symposium in Honor of Marcellus Blount, on Low Library, Rotunda and Faculty Room, Tuesday, March 26, 1:00-4:30 pm. 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.  

Please click here to register for Agents of Change: A Symposium in Honor of Marcellus Blount.

Full schedule can be accessed here.
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, and the Center for Jazz Studies. 

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 [email protected] with inquiries regarding Agents of Change: A Symposium in Honor of Marcellus Blount.


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