May 5 2019

Abécédaire: Robert O'Meally, "B for Blue" Robert O’Meally

Each year, the Fellows and staff of the Institute for Ideas and Imagination participate in making our "abécédaire." Each one chooses a letter, and a word that starts with that letter and explains why this word is important, and what it means to him or her.

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Robert O’Meally

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Robert G. O’Meally is the Zora Neale Hurston Professor of English and Comparative Literature at Columbia University, where he has served on the faculty for twenty-five years. A scholar whose work encompasses literature, music, and visual art, O’Meally is the founder and director of Columbia’s Center...

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