Sykes Residence

The Aeolian Trio

“The Silk Road and Japanese Music: From Spain to Japan: How Ancient Trade Routes Continue to Connect Asia and the West.”
Aeolian Duo with Special Guest Todd Isler Sponsored with help from the SLU Arts Collaborative Council Summer.

Lunchtime Concert Japanese Traditional Music Lives!

Shakuhachi Bamboo Flute: The Zen Mendicant Tradition has a Voice in Jazz.

Held outdoor in the Sykes North Country Japanese Garden Wednesday, 9/19 12 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. (in case of rain Sykes Garden).

The 2018 Kathryn Fraser Mackay Memorial Lecture with Michael Muhammad Knight

Michael Muhammad Knight is the author of 11 books, including Why I am a Five Percenter and Why I am a Salafi. His work has been translated into several languages and adapted into film. His 12th book, Muhammad: Forty Introductions, is forthcoming in later 2018. He earned his PhD at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 2016 and is an assistant professor in religion and cultural studies at the University of Central Florida.

Writers Series Lecture with Okey Ndibe

Okey Ndibe is the author of the novels Foreign Gods, Inc. and Arrows of Rain as well as a memoir, Never Look an American in the Eye: Flying Turtles, Colonial Ghosts, and the Making of a Nigerian-American. He earned MFA and PhD degrees from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst and has taught at Brown University, Trinity College, Simon’s Rock College, and the University of Lagos (as a Fulbright scholar). He was the 2015 Shearing Fellow of the Black Mountain Institute at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, where he began work on a novel titled Native Tongues.

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