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January 24, 1996
CONTACT: Leslie Rice

Wednesday Noon Series Resumes at Johns Hopkins University

The Johns Hopkins University Wednesday Noon Series will resume on Feb. 7 with a lecture by John B. Wiseman, entitled, "Frederick Douglass, Baltimore, and the Democratic Tradition." Wiseman is professor of American history at Frostburg State University.

The noon-time series is presented by the Office of Special Events. This spring the series will be held in a new location, the Clipper Room, located in Shriver Hall on the Homewood campus. Admission is free and open to the public.

Other February events in the series are:

  • Feb. 14. "Sex At The Zoo." An illustrated talk with Roger C. Birkel, executive director of the Baltimore Zoo.
  • Feb. 21. A performance by the Scat Madrigals, a vocal jazz ensemble from the Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory.
  • Feb. 28. "Papa, the Pops and Me." A talk by Johanna Fiedler, daughter of the famed Arthur Fiedler of the Boston Pops Orchestra.
March events in the series will include:

  • March 6. A performance by Orlando Cotto, marimbist and winner of the 1996 Yale Gordon Concerto Competition at the Peabody Institute. This presentation is cosponsored by the Peggy and Yale Gordon Trust.
  • March 13. "Women Heroes Transforming History: The Creation of Joan of Arc." A talk by Laura Harrington, playwright and faculty member at M.I.T.
  • March 27. "What's Happening in the Economy and Why." A talk by Raymond J. Saulnier, former chair of Columbia University's Department of Economics and chairman of President Eisenhower's Council of Economic Advisers.
April events in the Wednesday Noon Series will include:

  • April 3. "So That Others May Live," a talk by Carolyn Hebard, team leader of the U.S. Disaster Team K-9 Unit, the group that responds to disasters both nationally and internationally.
  • April 10. "Following the First Ladies: An Insider's View." A talk by Donnie Radcliffe, author and former columnist for The Washington Post.
  • April 17. "Our Obsolete Embargo Against Cuba." A talk by Wayne Smith, Johns Hopkins University visiting professor of Latin American studies.
  • April 24. A performance by the world renowned string ensemble, The Edinburgh Quartet. This concert has been supported in part by The British Council.

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