Songwriter Paul Simon will present the 2013 Richard Ellmann Lectures in Modern Literature at Emory University Sept. 22-24, 2013.
The series, “The Insomniac’s Lullaby: Awake and Aware of the Time,” will include two public lectures, a conversation between Simon and former U.S. Poet Laureate Billy Collins, and a music performance.
Schedule of events
Simon will be appearing in four public events at Emory, including:
- Sunday, Sept. 22, 4:15 p.m.
Lecture: “Sailing on an Endless Sea: My Life as a Songwriter” – Glenn Auditorium, 1652 N. Decatur Rd.
- Monday, Sept. 23, 3:45 p.m.
Conversation with Paul Simon and Billy Collins – Glenn Auditorium.
- Monday, Sept. 23, 8:15 p.m.
Lecture: “View from Cloud: The Solitary Artist in a Collaborative Culture” – Glenn Auditorium.
- Tuesday, Sept. 24, 7 p.m.
Music Performance by Paul Simon with guitarist Mark Stewart – Schwartz Center for Performing Arts, 1700 N. Decatur Rd.
Tickets are free, but are limited to two (2) tickets per person, per event. Tickets for the previously scheduled events will not be honored for the new dates.
General public complimentary tickets will be available beginning at 10 a.m. Monday, Sept. 9, 2013, in person at the Arts at Emory Box Office in the Schwartz Center for Performing Arts (1700 North Decatur Road, Suite 251, Atlanta, 30322) or by phone at 404-727-5050. Phone orders are subject to a $4.00 convenience fee. Ticket reservations will not be available online for this event.
Tickets ordered by phone will be mailed directly to the ticketholder. All other tickets must be picked up in person at the Arts at Emory Box Office during regular business hours (Monday-Friday 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.). There will be no will call or standby seating for any Ellmann Lectures event.
Emory students, faculty and staff may enter their names in a lottery for complimentary tickets beginning at 10 a.m. Monday, Aug. 26, 2013 through 11:59 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 31, 2013.
Ellmann Lectures Homepage
Emory YouTube Playlist: Conversations about Paul Simon at Emory