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October 6, 2005

SMU Events: Oct. 9 — Oct. 15

October 9- 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 9 & October 13-16

  •  Main Stage Series: “Peer Gynt,” written by Henrik Ibsen, directed by guest artist Sara Romersberger, 8 p.m. Thurs.-Sat. and 2 p.m. Sun. matinees, SMU Owen Arts Center, Greer Garson Theatre, 6101 Bishop Blvd., SMU campus. $12 adult, $9 senior, $6 SMU faculty/staff/students. Series will run from October 6-9 and 13-16. For more information, call 214-768-2787.

October 10- 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 10

  • The Godbey Lecture Series: “Boundary Breakers of the American Revolution,” Ed Countryman, University Distinguished Professor in the Clements Department of History, 11 a.m.-1 p.m., Maggiano’s, 205 NorthPark Ctr., Dallas. Cost: $127 for members, $152 for nonmembers, lunch provided. Series continues Monday, October 17, 24, 31. For more information, call Judy King 214-768-2532.

October 11

  •  The Tate Lecture Series: ”David McCullough,” Pulitzer Prize-winning historian and author, 8:00 PM - 9:30 PM, SMU McFarlin Auditorium, 6405 Boaz Lane, Cost: Tickets $ 40- 60. For more information, call (214) 768-8283.

October 12, 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.
     
  •  Gilbert Lecture Series: “Caryl Phillips,” British Caribbean novelist.
    7:30 p.m.reception, Texana Room, 8:00 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 Leslie Reid 214-768-2946.

October 13- 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 13- 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.

October 13

  •  The Alessandra Comini Lecture Series: “The Politics of Portraiture in Revolutionary France, 1789-1804,” lecture by Professor Amy Freund, University of California-Berkeley and SMU Haakon Fellow, 5:30 p.m., SMU Meadows Museum, 5900 Bishop Blvd. Free, however tickets are required. For more information, call 214-768-2787.

October 14

  •  Concert: “Masterworks for Chamber Orchestra,” Meadows Symphony Orchestra, 8:00 p.m., SMU Owen Arts Center, Caruth Auditorium, 6101 Bishop Blvd., SMU campus. $12 adult, $9 senior, $6 SMU faculty/staff/students. For more information, call 214-768-2787.

October 16

  •  Lecture: The Reverend Barry Lynn, 2005 Robert O. Cooper Peace and Justice Fellow, will present a lecture at 7 p.m. in Dallas Hall’s McCord Auditorium, 3225 University Blvd. For more information, contact the Office of the Chaplain at 214/768-4502.

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