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9 February 2000 ­ Novelist and Short Story Writer Frederick Busch. Colloquium at 2:00 p.m and reading at 8:15 p.m., Joseph W. Jones Room, 311 Woodruff Library. Busch is author of the stories "The Night Inspector" and "Rounds" and a collection of essays, A Dangerous Profession: A Book about the Writing Life. Call 727-4683 or e-mail pvitari@emory.edu.

4 February 2000 ­ Conversation with Gordon Parks. 7:00 p.m., Glenn Memorial Auditorium. This discussion with Parks, photographer, filmmaker, novelist, poet, and musician, will kick off a retrospective exhibition of his work in the Carlos Museum. Presidential Distinguished Professor Johnnetta Cole will be moderator, and Director of African-American Studies Rudolph Byrd will be convener. Call 727-6847 or e-mail rbyrd@emory.edu.

10 February 2000 ­ Book Signing with Mikhail N. Epstein. 4:00 p.m., Druid Hills Books. Epstein, Emory professor of Russian literature and philosophy, will sign his latest book, Transcultural Experiments: Russian and American Models of Creative Communication. Call 727-6427 or e-mail jbyrd01@emory.edu.

10 February 2000 ­ Millennium Bugs: Fighting Disease in 2000 and Beyond.
7:00 p.m., Day Chapel, Carter Center. Don Hopkins, associate executive director of The Carter Center health programs, will lead a discussion with Stephen M. Ostroff, associate director of epidemiologic science, National Center for Infectious Diseases, cdc, and James W. Curran, dean and professor of epidemiology, Rollins School of Public Health. Call 404-420-3804 or
e-mail nwade@emory.edu.

13 February 2000 ­ Tenenbaum Family Lecture Series in Judaic Studies. 8:00 p.m., Carlos Museum Reception Hall. Charles S. Liebmann, professor of
religion and politics, Bar Ilan University, Israel, will speak on "Prospects
for Religious Pluralism in Israel." Call 727-6301 or e-mail arobie@emory.edu.

24 February 2000 ­ Blending Research, Business, and Ethics. 7:30 p.m., WHSCAB Auditorium. Roy Vagelos, M.D. and retired CEO of Merck & Co., will speak. When Merck pharmaceutical researchers discovered a treatment for river blindness, Vagelos made the decision to supply the drug for free to developing nations. Call 727-3064 or e-mail mbroo03@learnlink.emory.edu.

9 March 2000 ­ Animal Use in the Bronze and Iron Age Levant. 8:00 p.m., 110 White Hall. Brian Hesse and Paula Wapnish, University of Alabama-Birmingham, will discuss sacrifical systems, food as symbol, pig consumption, and Asheklon dog burials. Call 727-7951 or e-mail oborows@emory.edu.



University Research Committee ­ February 15, 2000. Guidelines at www.urc.emory.edu/