. THIS EVENT HAS BEEN POSTPONED!! WE WILL POST THE NEW DATE WHEN RESCHEDULED.
SOU Event Planning Involvement Committee, Diversity and Inclusion, and many of our campus partners are proud to bring you An Evening with Cornel West, October 17th at 7pm in the Music Recital Hall, doors will open at 6:15pm.
West is a prominent and provocative democratic intellectual. He is a Professor
of Philosophy and Christian Practice at Union Theological Seminary and
Professor Emeritus at Princeton University. He has also taught at Yale,
Harvard, and the University of Paris. Cornel West graduated Magna Cum Laude
from Harvard in three years and obtained his M.A. and Ph.D. in Philosophy at
Princeton. He has written 20 books and has edited 13. He is best known for his
classics Race Matters and Democracy Matters, and his memoir, Brother West: Living and Loving Out
Loud. He appears frequently on the Bill Maher Show, Colbert Report, CNN and
C-Span as well as on his dear Brother, Tavis Smiley’s PBS TV Show. He is also
co-host of the popular radio show “Smiley & West” heard on PRI around the
country. The co-hosts have recently coauthored the book titled The Rich and the
Rest of Us: A Poverty Manifesto. The new book is a game-changing text on
economic injustice in America.
Tickets for Cornel West will be available for students, staff, faculty and community at the Information Desk on the main floor of the Stevenson Union (across from the coffee shop) on October 7th at 9am. Tickets for SOU students, OHSU students, staff and faculty are free; you must show your SOU ID. Community member tickets are limited, cost is $30.
If you are a student and your faculty member is requiring you to attend your name will most likely be on a list at the SU Info Desk. You are still responsible for picking up your reserved ticket by Friday, October 11th by 5pm. After 5pm on Friday, October 11th, reserved tickets will no longer be held.
On Monday, October 14th, all unclaimed tickets will become available to campus.
There will also be free tickets for the community, students, staff and faculty for the livestreaming areas, HEC 132 (Medford campus) and Britt Ballroom (Ashland campus). These tickets can also be picked up at the SU Info Desk.