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Paumanok Lecture on American Literature and Culture

Thursday, March 10, 6:30 PM, Kumble Theater

Ha Jin, born in China, is a poet, fiction writer and essayist. He was a member of the People’s Liberation Army before coming to the United States in 1986. He is the author of such works as “A Good Fall” (about the Chinese immigrant experience in America), Waiting (Winner of a Nation Book Award and based on his five-year service in the communist Chinese Army), and War Trash (winner of a PEN Faulkner Award). He is currently a Professor of English at Boston University.

For information, please contact Louis Parascandola at 718-488-1050.


The following artists will perform during the Spring 2011 semester as part of the Music Program’s Clinic and Concert series:

Tuesday, March 8, 4:00-6:00 PM, Room H106
Rez Abassi – Guitarist – Master Class on “Jazz Improvisation”

Tuesday, March 29, 4:00-6:00 PM, Room H106
Kali Fasteau – Saxophonist – Master Class on “Parameters of Improvisation in World Jazz”

Thursday, April 7, 4:00 PM, Kumble Theater
Music Faculty Recital – Featuring Members of the LIU Music Faculty

Tuesday, April 19, 4:00-6:00 PM, Room H106
Ralph Peterson Jr. – Drummer – Master Class “Jazz Drumming”

Wednesday, May 4, 7:00 PM, Kumble Theater
LIU Vocal Jazz Ensemble, Chorus, and Jazz Ensemble Concert

Urban Studies

An Urban Studies Master’s Project presentation titled Prison-Town Meltdown will examine the subject of alternative, non-correctional uses for existing prison structures.
Presented by Taniese K. Brown, Feb. 16, from 6 to 8pm in LLC 507.