Shirley Verrett Award Ceremony
February 12, 2018 5:00pm - 6:30pmThe Women of Color in the Academy Project (WOCAP) will present its 7th Annual Shirley Verrett Award on February 12th, 2018 from 5:00-6:30 p.m. at Stamps Auditorium on U-M's North Campus. The award will be given to Dr. Naomi André, an Associate Professor in the Department of Afroamerican and African Studies, Women’s Studies, as well as the Residential College where she serves as Associate Director for Faculty. A reception honoring Dr. André will immediately follow in the lobby. Dr. André was selected as the recipient of this award in recognition of her scholarship and musicological inquiry into the representation of race, voice, and gender, her deep commitment to diversity as an educational mission, and her contributions to teaching and mentoring women of color scholars in the arts. The event is free and open to the public; however, registration is requested.
Location: Stamps Auditorium