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September 22, 2005

SMU Events: Oct. 2 — Oct. 8

October 2- October 28

  • Exhibition: “Working With Words: Poets and Their Poems Through the Centuries,” 8 a.m.-5 p.m., SMU DeGolyer Library, 6404 Hilltop Lane, Free and open to the public. For more information, call Russell Martin 214-768-3231.

October 2, 2005

  • Margo Jones Theatre Series: “Picnic,” written by William Inge and directed by guest artist Henry Woronicz, 2:00 p.m., SMU Owen Arts Center, Margo Jones Theatre, 6101 Bishop Blvd., SMU campus. $12 adult, $9 senior, $6 SMU faculty/staff/students. For more information, call 214-768-2787.

October 3- December 9

  • Exhibition: “A Heavenly Craft: The Woodcut in Early Printed Books,”
    Mon.- Fri. 8-5 p.m. and Sat. 10-5 p.m., Elizabeth Perkins Prothro Galleries, SMU’s Bridwell Library, 6005 Bishop Blvd. Free and open to the public. For more information, call Dennis Maust, 214-768-3483.

October 3, 2005

  • The Godbey Lecture Series: "Four Contemporary American Women Poets,” Willard Spiegelman, SMU Department of English, 11 a.m.-1 p.m., Maggiano’s,
    205 NorthPark Ctr., Dallas. Last in the series. Cost: $130 for members, $155 for nonmembers, lunch provided. For more information, call Judy King 214-768-2532.

October 4, 2005

  • Gilbert Lecture Series: “Poetry Reading,” by Rosanna Warren, poet and professor of comparative literature at Boston University. 6:00 p.m.reception, Texana Room, 6:30 p.m.lecture, Stanley Marcus Reading Room, with a book signing following the lecture, SMU DeGolyer Library, 6404 Hilltop Lane. Free and open to the public. For more information, contact Russell Martin 214-768-3231 or Leslie Reid 214-768-2946.

October 5, 2005

  •  Lecture: “Sammons Media Ethics Lecture: Kurt Eichenwald,” a writer and investigative reporter for “The New York Times.” 8 p.m., SMU Owen Arts Center, Caruth Auditorium, 6101 Bishop Blvd. Free, however tickets are required. For more information, please call 214-768-2787.

October 6- November 13

  •  Exhibition: “Weaving the Legend of Don Quijote: 18th Century Tapestries from the Royal Court of Spain,” SMU Meadows Museum, 5900 Bishop Blvd. Daytime ticket prices: $8 per person for ages 12 and up; free on Thurs. nights after 5 p.m., and always free for members, SMU faculty/staff/students and children under 12. For more information, call 214-768-2516.

October 6 - October 9

  •  Main Stage Series: “Peer Gynt,” written by Henrik Ibsen, directed by guest artist Sara Romersberger, 8:00 p.m. Thurs.- Sat., 2:00 p.m. Sat. and Sun. matinees, SMU Owen Arts Center, Bob Hope Theatre, 6101 Bishop Blvd., SMU campus. $12 adult, $9 senior, $6 SMU faculty/staff/students. For more information, call 214-768-2787.

October 6, 2005

  •  Artful Thursday Evening Lecture: “Drawing from Life: Steve Mumford in Iraq, 2003-2004,” exhibition opening. Mr. Mumford will discuss his travels and drawings, and the lecture will be followed by a reception. 5:30 p.m. SMU Meadows Museum, 5900 Bishop Blvd. Free. For more information, call 214-768-2516.

October 6- November 27

  •  Exhibition: “Drawing from Life: Steve Mumford in Iraq, 2003-2004,” SMU Meadows Museum, 5900 Bishop Blvd. Daytime ticket prices: $8 per person for ages 12 and up; free on Thurs. nights after 5 p.m., and always free for members, SMU faculty/staff/students and children under 12. For more information, call 214-768-2516.

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