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October 13, 2005

SMU Events: Oct. 16 — Oct. 22

October 16- 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 at 214-768-3231.

October 16

  •  Main Stage Series: “Peer Gynt,” written by Henrik Ibsen, directed by guest artist Sara Romersberger, 2 p.m. matinee, SMU Owen Arts Center, Greer Garson Theatre, 6101 Bishop Blvd., SMU campus. $12 adult, $9 senior, $6 SMU faculty/staff/students. For more information, call 214-768-2787.
     
  •  Concert: “Masterworks for Chamber Orchestra,” Meadows Symphony Orchestra, 3:00 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.
     
  •  Award Presentation: “Robert O. Cooper Peace & Justice Fellowship Award,” will be presented to Dr. Barry Lynn, the Executive Director of Americans United for the Separation of Church and State. 6 p.m. reception, Dallas Hall Reading Commons ground floor, 7 p.m. Fellowship Lecture, Dallas Hall McCord Auditorium, third floor, 3225 University Boulevard. Free and open to the public. For more information, contact SMU Office of the Chaplin 214-768-4502.

October 17- 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 at 214-768-3483.

October 17

  • 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 24 and 31. For more information, call Judy King at 214-768-2532.

October 18

  • The Godbey Lecture Series: “’Weird’ Books of the Bible,” Serge Frolov, assistant professor of religion, 11 a.m. lecture- 12 p.m. lunch, Maggiano’s, 205 NorthPark Ctr., Dallas. Cost: $125 for members, $150 for nonmembers, includes lunch. Series continues Tuesdays, October 25, November 1 and 8. For more information, call Judy King at 214-768-2532.
     
  •  Visiting Artist Lecture Series: “Catherine Murphy,” a graduate of the Pratt Institute, whose work is represented in many public collections, 6:30 p.m., SMU Meadows Museum, 5900 Bishop Blvd. Free with museum admission. For more information, call 214-768-2489.

October 19, 2005

  •  Meadows Museum Fall Lecture Series: “New Investigations of Modernist Painting, 1865-1910,” Dr. Richard Brettell, adjunct senior curator of SMU's Meadows Museum. 4:30 p.m., Meadows Museum, Dr. Bob Smith Auditorium, 5900 Bishop Blvd. Free with museum admission. Series continues Wednesdays, November 16 and December 14. For more information, call 214-768-3789.
  •  Lecture: “End-of-Life Decisions: Medical Ethics in a Changing World,” Professor Tom Mayo, director of SMU’s Maguire Center for Ethics and Public Responsibility. He will discuss the rights and obligations of health care professionals in common end-of-life scenarios, 5 p.m., SMU Dedman Life Science Building, Room 131, 3110 University Boulevard. Free, and open to the public. For more information, please call 214-768-2848.

October 20

  •  Gilbert Lecture Series: “Perfume Dreams: Reflections of the Vietnamese Diaspora,” Andrew Lam, NPR commentator, 6p.m.reception, Texana Room, 6:30 p.m.lecture, Stanley Marcus Reading Room. Book signing immediately following. SMU DeGolyer Library, 6404 Hilltop Lane. Free and open to the public. For more information, contact Leslie Reid at 214-768-2946.
     
  •  The Alessandra Comini Lecture Series: “Nationalistic Aftermaths of the Paris Exposition Universelle, 1900: Cultural War Clouds of Richard Strauss’ ‘Salome’ and Wilhelm II’s ‘Siegesalle’,” lecture by Alessandra Comini, University Distinguished Professor of Art History, 6:30 p.m., SMU Meadows Museum, 5900 Bishop Blvd. Free, however tickets are required. For more information, call 214-768-2787.

October 20- October 21

  •  Film Festival: “Disasters and Community Involvment Film Festival,” presented by SMU Norwick Center for Media and Instructional Technology. 7 - 10 p.m. Thursday and Friday, Dallas Hall McCord Auditorium, third floor, 3225 University Boulevard. Free and open to the public. For more information, please call Lisa Wall at 214-768-4397.

October 20- 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.; always free for members, SMU faculty/staff/students and children under 12. For more information, call 214-768-2516.

October 20- 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.; always free for members, SMU faculty/staff/students and children under 12.
    For more information, call 214-768-2516.

October 21

  •  Gallery Performance: “Spinning Tales of Don Quijote,” an encore performance by members of the Seasoned Theatre Company, directed by Charley Helfert, associate professor of theatre, will explore the legend of Don Quijote through dramatic readings of Cervantes' enchanting text. 12:15p.m., SMU Meadows Museum, 5900 Bishop Blvd. Free with museum admission. For more information, call 214-768-2516.
     
  •  Concert: “Brilliance of Bach,” preformed by SMU Meadows Symphony Orchestra and Meadows Chorale, 8 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 22

  •  Museum Events: “Super Saturday @ The Meadows Museum,” a morning of adventure for visitors of all ages! Explore the fantastic world of Don Quijote, travel the globe with Blackbrows the Pirate, discover the treasures of the Meadows Museum, and create your own masterpiece.10:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m., SMU Meadows Museum, 5900 Bishop Blvd. Free with museum admission. For more information, call 214-768-2516.

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