Posted by Mary Wimberley on 2008-10-21

Singer/songwriter Kate Campbell and historian Wayne Flynt will present a collaborative performance combining music and literature at Samford University's "Live at the Library" program at 9:30 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 25.

The event will be in the main reading room of the Samford library.

Campbell is an acclaimed folk artist whose music has been featured on many National Public Radio programs. Copies of her latest recording, "Save the Day," will be available for purchase at the event.

Dr. Wayne Flynt is a Pulitzer Prize-nominated historian and author of 11 books, including his most recent, Alabama in the Twentieth Century.

Both presenters are Samford alumni. Live at the Library, presented as part of Samford's Homecoming 2008 Weekend, is open to the public free of charge.

For information, call (205) 726-2699.

 
Samford is a leading Christian university offering undergraduate programs grounded in the liberal arts with an array of nationally recognized graduate and professional schools. Founded in 1841, Samford is the 87th-oldest institution of higher learning in the United States. The Wall Street Journal ranks Samford 1st nationally for student engagement and U.S. News & World Report ranks Samford 66th in the nation for best undergraduate teaching and 104th nationally for best value. Samford enrolls 5,683 students from 47 states and 19 countries in its 10 academic schools: arts, arts and sciences, business, divinity, education, health professions, law, nursing, pharmacy and public health. Samford fields 17 athletic teams that compete in the tradition-rich Southern Conference, and ranks 3rd nationally for its Graduation Success Rate among all NCAA Division I schools.