"A Bluesman in the Life of the Mind": A Retirement Celebration for Professor Cornel West
Location: McCarter Theatre
Date/Time: 05/16/12 at 7:30 pm - 05/16/12 at 10:00 pm
You can view a live webcast of this event on this page: http://hulk03.princeton.edu:8080/WebMedia/
Please join us for a night to honor Professor Cornel West as he retires from Princeton University. The festivities will include spoken word tributes and musical performances.
Spoken Word Tributes by:
Shirley M. Tilghman, President of Princeton University
Angela Groves, Class of 2012
Professor Farah Jasmine Griffin, Columbia University
Toni Morrison, Princeton University Professor Emeritus
Howard Taylor, Princeton University Professor Emeritus
Additional Special Guest
Musical Performances By:
Princeton University Gospel Ensemble
the Cornel West Theory
Headline Performances to be announced at the event, in order to surprise Professor West
Tickets are free and are required for this event.
Beginning on Wednesday, April 11 at 10:00 a.m., tickets for this event will be available for pick-up in person at the McCarter Theatre Ticket Office for all Princeton University I.D. holders. You must show present your I.D. in order to receive your tickets. Limit (2) tickets per valid University I.D.
Starting Wednesday, April 18, tickets will be available to the general public. Limit (2) tickets per person. Please call McCarter Theatre at 609.258.2787 to obtain your ticket.
**Please note that all tickets are valid until 7:20 p.m.. Beginning at 7:21 p.m. any seats that are not filled in the auditorium will be filled with non-ticketed individuals to ensure a full house. We strongly encourage arriving at the venue early.**
For more information on McCarter Theatre please visit http://www.mccarter.org
Department: Center for African American Studies