Phi Kappa Phi plans Muriel Tomlison Memorial Lecture

Phi Kappa Phi plans Muriel Tomlison Memorial Lecture

Posted: Friday, January 28, 2011 12:02 am

Phi Kappa Phi plans Muriel Tomlinson Memorial Lecture
The University of Tennessee at Martin’s Phi Kappa Phi National Honor Society chapter will meet at 7 p.m., Feb. 8, in Watkins Auditorium of Boling University Center, for the Muriel Tomlinson Memorial Lecture. This year’s Muriel Tomlinson lecturer is Dr. Julie Hill, associate professor of music. Her presentation is titled “The Black Music of Brazil: An Emphasis on Social Transformation for Women and Children through Escola Dida.”
The lecture is free and open to the public. Brian Johnson, lecturer of psychology and Phi Kappa Phi president, will preside.
The Muriel Tomlinson Lecture is an annual event honoring the memory of Dr. Tomlinson, a member of Phi Kappa Phi who died in 1976. A distinguished professor is chosen each year to give this lecture.
The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi was founded more than 100 years ago and is America’s oldest all-discipline college honor society. It awards more than $700,000 each year to outstanding members for further academic study. UT Martin outstanding juniors and seniors will be initiated into PKP on April 5.  For more information, contact Mary Carpenter, UT Martin Paul Meek Library director, at 731-881-7070 or mary.carpenter@utm.edu. wcp 1/27/11

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