Mondays at Beinecke: The Literary Voice of Langston Hughes in American Music with Albert R. Lee

writer Langston Hughes wearing red patterned tie and brown jacket with large red, beige, and grey patterned wall hanging behind him.
Monday, May 9, 2022 - 12:00pm to 12:30pm
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Albert R. Lee is Associate Professor and Director of Equity, Belonging, and Student Life at the Yale School of Music, where he teaches a course on The Literary Voice of Langston Hughes in American Music. His Mondays at Beinecke presentation at 4pm on May 9 will be followed by half an hour of q&a and conversation from 4:30pm.

A native of New Haven, Lee earned his bachelor-of-music degree cum laude from the University of Connecticut, his master-of-music degree from The Juilliard School, and his doctor-of-music degree from Florida State University, where his doctoral treatise examined The Poetic Voice of Langston Hughes in American Art Song. Read more here:

Photograph by Griffith J. Davis, ca. 1946–47. Beinecke Library, JWJ MSS26