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.

About Samford University – Samford University is a premier nationally ranked private university deeply rooted in its Christian mission. Founded in 1841, Samford is the 87th oldest institution of higher education in the United States. U.S. News & World Report ranks Samford 4th among regional universities in the South. Samford enrolls 5,619 students from 44 states, the District of Columbia and 29 other countries in its 10 academic units: arts, arts and sciences, business, divinity, education, health professions, law, nursing, pharmacy, and public health. Samford also fields 17 NCAA Division I teams that compete in the tradition-rich Southern Conference.