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Book honoring Alabama native to be celebrated in New York, Auburn in June

AUBURN – Celebrations in both New York and Auburn in June will pay tribute to Alabama native Albert Murray, essayist, novelist and cultural critic. Each event will feature a discussion of the book, “Albert Murray and the Aesthetic Imagination of a Nation.”

Jazz at Lincoln Center will host a panel discussion on June 17 to honor Murray, who was instrumental in its founding. The Caroline Marshall Draughon Center for the Arts and Humanities in the College of Liberal Arts at Auburn University will host a public book talk celebration on June 30 at 4 p.m. at the University Chapel.

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