Past Event

The Conversations Series: Improvisation in Everyday Life

September 25, 2007
7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Low Memorial Library

Co-sponsored by the Center for Jazz Studies at Columbia University the guiding premise of the series is that the study of improvisation can present a new animating paradigm for scholarly inquiry in the humanities, arts and the social, political and natural sciences.



George Lewis, Edwin H. Case Professor of American Music, and as the Director of the Center for Jazz Studies, Columbia University

Muhal Richard Abrams, Cofounder, Association for the Advancement of Creative Musicians

Yusef Komunyakaa, Professor and Distinguished Senior Poet, New York University

Patricia Williams, Professor of Law, Columbia University

Margo Jefferson, Professor, School of the Arts, Columbia University