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13 October 1999 -- Boyd McCandless Annual Lecture. 1:00 p.m. in 208 White Hall. Department of Psychology presents Annette Karmiloff-Smith, Neurocognitive Development Unit Institute of Child Health UCL, London. Contact Phyllis Jackson-Monday at 727-7438 or pjackso@emory.edu.

14 October 1999 -- Halle Institute Speaker Series. 7:00 p.m. in the Winship Ballroom, duc. Stephen P. Cohen, Senior Fellow, Foreign Policy Studies at the Brookings Institution and expert on South Asian security and proliferation, will speak on "The Emergence of India as a Great Power." Contact Ildiko Flannery at 727-7504 or oia@emory.edu.

21 October 1999 -- D. Abbott Turner Ethics and Servant Leadership Program. 7:30 p.m. in Room 130, Goizueta Business School. Ethics Center presents "Tending the Heart of a Business" with James H. Blanchard, chairman and CEO of Synovus Financial Corp. Contact Mary Sue Brookshire at 727-3064 or mbroo03@learnlink.emory.edu.

21-23 October 1999 -- Religion in the American South: Towards a Renewed Scholarship. Emory Conference Center Hotel. Registration fee. Opening remarks by President Jimmy Carter, "Reflections of a Southern Christian Layman" are free and open to the public in Glenn Memorial Auditorium.
Panel topics range from "Beyond the Bible Belt" to "Religion in the South and Electronic Media." Call 727-4641 or email jbsaund@learnlink.emory.edu. Web site: jsr.as.wvu.edu/emory.htm.

11-13 November 1999 -- Word and Image: Samuel Beckett and the Visual Text. Symposium keynote delivered by Marjorie Perloff, Patek Professor of Humanities, Stanford University, Nov. 12 at 7:00 p.m. in Woodruff Library Special Collections. Other speakers include Beckett bibliographer Breon Mitchell of Indiana University and artists/publishers Manfred Gartstka, Charles Kalbunde, Dellas Henke, Sorel Etrog, and Hans Brøndum.

Interdisciplinary teaching workshops will explore the relationships between word and image. Theater Emory will present several Beckett works in repertory, including "A Piece of Monologue," "Come and Go," and "What Where." The livres d'artistes exhibition will run in Schatten Gallery through December.

For exhibition, symposium, and workshop information, contact Lois Overbeck, 727-6840, lmoverb@emory.edu. For Theater Emory tickets and information, contact the box office at 727-5050.

18-19 November 1999 -- University Advisory Council on Teaching Visiting Scholar. Times, locations TBA. R. Eugene Rice, author of an American Association of Higher Education working paper on "The New American Scholar" and director of the Faculty Roles and Rewards Program of the AAHE, will visit Emory.