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News Release

January 11, 2006

Contact:

Lisa Trei, News Service: (650) 725-0224, lisatrei@stanford.edu

Memorial service set for history Professor Kennell Jackson

A service celebrating the life of Kennell A. Jackson Jr., a professor of African history, is scheduled for 4 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 17, at Memorial Church. A reception following the service will take place at the Faculty Club. Jackson served as Branner Hall's resident fellow for a quarter-century and as director of the African and African American Studies Program for almost a decade. He died Nov. 21. He was 64.

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Julie Lythcott-Haims, Freshman Dean's Office: lythcott@stanford.edu

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