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Paul Simon graces Emory series

Emory Report | Jan. 18, 2013

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Illustrations branding this event are based on a portrait by Mark Seliger.

The 2013 Richard Ellmann Lectures in Modern Literature feature singer-songwriter Paul Simon, of 1960s Simon & Garfunkle duo fame, who will be here Feb. 10-12.

Simon's two lectures, on Feb. 10 and Feb. 11, are sold out as is a conversation with former U.S. Poet Laureate Billy Collins and a musical performance with guitarist Mark Stewart on Feb. 12.

On Feb. 6, prior to Simon's arrival, there is a free screening of "Under African Skies," a documentary about Simon's return to South Africa since the making of his album, "Graceland." It will be at 7:30 p.m., White Hall 205.

And on Feb. 11, the Emory Center for Ethics will host "Music Matters: An Ethical Conversation with Paul Simon" at 10:30 a.m. in Cannon Chapel. Tickets are required: cfe.paulsimonrsvp@emory.edu.

For more information: emory.edu/ellmann.