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February 29, 1996, 1996
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CONTACT: Leslie Rice
"Women Heroes Transforming History: The Creation
Playwright Laura Harrington will talk about heroic women and
Joan of Arc, the 15th century French martyr, at Johns Hopkins
University's Homewood campus, March 13 at noon.
Joan of Arc,"
A Talk at Hopkins
Harrington, a lecturer at M.I.T., has written for film,
radio, television and theater. Her latest endeavor is the first
musical based on the life of Joan of Arc. In collaboration with
composer Mel Marvin, who wrote the music for Tintypes on
Broadway, Harrington breaks new ground by examining previously
unexplored periods in this saint's life. Her interest in Joan of
Arc is focused on the most vulnerable time of her life, her year-
The talk is part of the Wednesday Noon Series, presented by
The Johns Hopkins University's Office of Special Events. All
programs are held at noon in the Clipper Room of Shriver Hall at
the University's Homewood campus at 3400 N. Charles Street.
Admission is free. For information, call the Office of Special
Events at (410) 516-7157.
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