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march, 2019

26mar1:00 pm4:30 pmAgents of Change: A Symposium in Honor of Marcellus Blount


Event Details

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

Please join us in celebrating the life and work of Professor Marcellus Blount, in Low Library, Rotunda and Faculty Room on Tuesday, March 26, 1:00-4:30 pm.  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. 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.

More information about the Symposium is available here.

Agents of Change is organized by the Committee on Equity and Diversity of Arts & Sciences and 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, the Center for Jazz Studies, and the Department of Music.


(Tuesday) 1:00 pm - 4:30 pm


Low Library

116th st (between Broadway and Amsterdam Ave)


The Institute for Research on Women, Gender, and Sexuality is the locus of interdisciplinary feminist and queer scholarship and teaching at Columbia University.

Columbia University
Institute for Research on Women, Gender, and Sexuality

1200 Amsterdam Ave
763 Schermerhorn Extension, MC 5508
New York, NY 10027