SMU Media Advisory

April 5, 2005

NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC'S WADE DAVIS AT SMU APRIL 12

WHO: Wade Davis, renowned anthropologist and author of The Serpent and the Rainbow, will participate as part of the 2004-05 Willis M. Tate Distinguished Lecture Series at SMU.
WHEN: Tuesday, April 12.
STUDENT FORUM:

The Tate Student Forum is a question-and-answer session for students from SMU and area high schools. It will be held from 4:30-5:15 p.m. in the Hughes-Trigg Student Center, 3140 Dyer St. (west of Airline Road) on the SMU campus.

Media interested in covering the Student Forum may park on Bishop Blvd. Parking spots are available on a first-come, first-served basis.

Videotaping is allowed at the Student Forum.

EVENING LECTURE:

National Geographic LIVE! -- The Lacerte Family Lecture of the Willis M. Tate Distinguished Lecture Series titled “Vanishing Cultures: from Haitian Voodoo to Amazonian Myth,” will begin at 8 p.m. in McFarlin Auditorium, 6405 Boaz Ln. on the SMU campus.

Media wishing to cover the evening lecture should contact SMU’s Office of News and Communications at (214) 768-7650 by Monday, April 11.

Photography using available light will be permitted only during the first 10 minutes of the evening lecture. Videotaping will not be permitted.

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