Conferences and lectures

March 12, 2014

The Loneliness and Lushness of Jazz, March 11, 8 p.m.

Faculty from the Jazz Studies program will perform the music of Billie Holiday, Ornette Coleman, and Billy Strayhorn in McKenna Theatre. Tickets $8, $6, $3 at the door.

Transnationalization of Jamaica’s Urban Soundscapes: Yaad/Yard-Hip Hop Music and Culture, March 12, 5-7 p.m.

Presentation by Professor La Tasha Brown (Black Studies) in College Hall at the Honors Center.  Sponsored by the Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies Program and the Black Studies Department.  Free and open to the public.

Spring 2014 Distinguished Speaker Series presents Ed Carroll ’85, March 27, 7:30 p.m.

Ed Carroll ’85 (Communication & Media), chief operating officer of AMC Networks Inc., has overseen the development of some of television’s most successful series, including “Mad Men,” “Breaking Bad,” and “The Walking Dead.” He will discuss television’s “second golden age” and other insights about the industry. He will also present a special preview of the AMC series “Halt & Catch Fire,” which will premier in summer 2014. In Lecture Center 100 & 102. Click here for tickets.

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