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Shirley Verrett Award Ceremony 2014 
General Event Information
Event Category:
Community Events
Price:
Free, register at http://tinyurl.com/Verrett-Award  
Dates and Times:
January 30, 4:30PM-6:30PM

The Women of Color in the Academy Project is proud to announce that this year's Shirley Verrett Award will be presented to Charles (OyamO) Gordon, Professor of English Language and Literature, College of Literature, Science, and the Arts, and Professor of Theatre and Drama, School of Music, Theatre & Dance. There will also be a tribute to Lester Monts, Senior Vice Provost for Academic Affairs, and Arthur F. Thurnau Professor of Music (Ethnomusicology) in the School of Music, Theatre & Dance, for his unwavering support and advocacy for WOCAP, and his vision for establishing the Shirley Verrett Award as a way of keeping her legacy alive at U-M. The award ceremony will include performances by acclaimed opera singer Marcia Porter,(cousin and student of Shirley Verrett) and Daniel Washington, U-M's Associate Dean for Faculty and Multi-Cultural Affairs and Professor of Voice in the School of Music, Theatre and Dance. A reception will precede the event at 4:30 pm.
Venue Information
Venue:
Walgreen Drama Center - Stamps Auditorium  
Address:
1226 Murfin Ave  
City:
Ann Arbor 
State:
MI 
Zip Code:
48109 
Country:
United States 
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