Professor Henry Louis Gates Jr. has postponed his scheduled lecture at UC Davis’ Mondavi Center due to the death of his close friend and Harvard University colleague, the Rev. Peter J. Gomes, Mondavi officials have announced.
His appearance, scheduled for Monday, will take place at 8 p.m. Monday, May 9, in Jackson Hall at the Mondavi Center.
Patrons who have purchased tickets to Gates’ lecture have two options: hold on to their existing tickets, which will be honored at the May 9 lecture, or call the Mondavi Center ticket office for a refund. Tickets also may be exchanged for another Mondavi Center event.
For more information on refunds or exchanges, call (530) 754-2787 before May 8. The ticket office is open from noon to 6 p.m. Mondays through Saturdays.