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January 24, 1996
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Wednesday Noon Series Resumes at Johns Hopkins
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
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:
March events in the series will include:
- 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
- Feb. 28. "Papa, the Pops and Me." A talk by Johanna Fiedler,
daughter of the famed Arthur Fiedler of the Boston Pops
April events in the Wednesday Noon Series will
- 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 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
- April 17. "Our Obsolete Embargo Against Cuba." A talk by
Wayne Smith, Johns Hopkins University visiting professor of Latin
- 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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