FW: FWD: MAYA ANGELOU TO SPEAK AT UMASS DARTMOUTH NOV. 10
>From: calmeida <calmeida@...>
>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
>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
>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
>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