Special invitation to attend lecture by Professor Nora Beck
June 04, 2012
Dear Lewis & Clark colleagues,
Please join me at PSU for the following event:
THE ITALIAN PROGRAM AND NIAF NATIONAL AMERICAN ITALIAN FOUNDATION PRESENT: When you come to a fork in the road take it!
A lecture about creativity by Nora Beck
CRAMER HALL ROOM 271
Portland State University
5:30 – 7:30
Nora Beck, the James W. Rogers Professor of Music at Lewis & Clark College, was raised in Italy and New York in a colorful family of artists. Prof. Beck has written five books, two scholarly about Italian medieval music and art, and three novels chronicling the Italian-American experience. A devoted teacher, Prof. Beck has gained numerous awards, including Master Teacher of the American Musicological Society and Teacher of the Year at Lewis & Clark College. She will read from her new exhilarating novel Cauliflower Head and discuss her experience navigating academia’s treacherous waters while remaining true to her artistic vision.
James W. Rogers Professor of Music