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FW: FWD: MAYA ANGELOU TO SPEAK AT UMASS DARTMOUTH NOV. 10

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  • Carlos Almeida
    Message 1 of 2 , Nov 2, 2004
      >From: calmeida <calmeida@...>
      >To: calmeida62@...
      >Subject: FWD: MAYA ANGELOU TO SPEAK AT UMASS DARTMOUTH NOV. 10
      >Date: Tue, 02 Nov 2004 16:45:21 -0500
      >
      > >===== Original Message From UMass Dartmouth Notifications
      ><UMDNOTIFY@...> =====
      >MAYA ANGELOU TO SPEAK AT UMASS DARTMOUTH NOV. 10
      >
      >Maya Angelou, one of the great voices of contemporary literature, will
      >speak at UMass Dartmouth on November 10 at the Tripp Athletic Center,
      >beginning at 7 p.m.
      >
      >Admission to "An Evening with Maya Angelou,'' is free for students,
      >faculty and staff of the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth who pick
      >up their tickets at the UMass Pass office at the Campus Center by
      >November 9.
      >
      >Advance tickets for the non-campus community can be purchased for $5 at
      >the UMass Pass office or at Strawberries outlets. Tickets at the door
      >are $10 for everybody.
      >
      >Tickets will be available at the UMass Pass Office beginning Wednesday
      >morning and at Strawberries on Tuesday.
      >
      >Author of 11 best-selling books including, I Know Why the Caged Bird
      >Sings and her current best-seller, A Song Flung Up to Heaven, Ms.
      >Angelou has the unique ability to shatter the opaque prisms of race and
      >class.
      >
      >In January 1993, she became the second poet in U.S. history to have the
      >honor of writing and reciting an original work at a presidential
      >inauguration. Ms.Angelou's poem for Bill Clinton's inauguration was
      >titled, "On The Pulse of Morning,'' for which she was awarded a Grammy
      >Award for best spoken word. As an actress, she has appeared in many
      >television series, movies and documentaries, including the popular TV
      >show, Touched By an Angel. She received an Emmy Award nomination for her
      >portrayal of a grandmother in the groundbreaking series Roots. Among her
      >many awards are the Presidential Medal of Arts and Grammy Award for best
      >spoken work. Writer's Digest named her one of the 100 best writers of
      >the 20th century. Ms. Angelou has been awarded 48 honorary degrees from
      >colleges and universities across the nation. In 1981, Ms. Angelou was
      >appointed to a lifetime position as the first Reynolds Professor of
      >American Studies and Wake Forest University.
      >
      >The event is sponsored by the Offices of the Chancellor and Provost as
      >part of the Breaking New Ground/Tradition of Innovation commemoration of
      >the 40th anniversary of the Dartmouth campus groundbreaking.
      >
      >
      >John T. Hoey
      >Office of the Chancellor
      >P: 508.999.8027
      >jhoey@...
      >www.UMassD.edu
      >
    • grget@aol.com
      Gosh, this e-mail came too late! ...a week? Sorry I missed this one. GGonsalves
      Message 2 of 2 , Nov 18, 2004
        Gosh, this e-mail came too late! ...a week?
        Sorry I missed this one.
        GGonsalves
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