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September 19, 1995
CONTACT: Leslie Rice
(410) 516-7160

Wednesday Noon Series Begins 25th Season at Hopkins

A film showing of the 1994 London International Advertising Awards will open the 25th season of the Wednesday Noon Series at The Johns Hopkins University on Oct. 11.

This film honors the world's most creative television commercials, as judged by a panel of leading agency creative directors and television commercial producers from around the world. The film highlights the competition's ninth year, which drew 8,000 entries from over 50 countries.

The Wednesday Noon Series is presented by the university's Office of Special Events. All programs in the series are held at noon in the Garrett Room of the Milton S. Eisenhower Library on the Homewood campus, 3400 N. Charles Street in Baltimore. Admission is free.

Other October events in the series are:

  • Oct. 18: A lecture/performance, "Music Speaks: German Lieder and French Chansons," with Eileen Soskin, professor of music theory at the Peabody Conservatory, and Laurie Hungerford Flint, soprano.
  • October 25: A lecture, "Snake Handling and Redemption," by Dennis Covington, novelist, journalist and an associate professor of English at the University of Alabama.

November events in the series are:

  • Nov. 1: A lecture, "New Voices, New Visions: Women in Judaism," with Rabbi Amy Scheinerman of the Bolton Street Synagogue in Baltimore.
  • Nov. 8: An illustrated talk, "Health Status of American Indians: Healing a Painful History," with Dr. Mathuram Santosham, professor of International Health and director of the Center for American Indian and Alaskan Native Health at the Johns Hopkins University School of Hygiene and Public Health.
  • Nov. 15: "Viento en el Olivar" (Wind in the Olive Grove), a program of Spanish poetry and music based on the work of Federico Garcˇa Lorca with Nancy Hirsche, reader and narrator and Marija Temo, flamenco guitarist and singer.
  • Nov. 29: A lecture, "The Orphanage and Welfare: What Happens to Children?" with Matthew A. Crenson, professor of political science at Hopkins.

For more information, please call (410) 516-7157.

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