kicks off Oxford Lyceum series
Former Emory President Jim Laney will deliver the first of Oxford
Colleges 200304 Lyceum Lectures, which carry the theme
Expressions of Peace, on Monday, Oct. 6, at 7 p.m. in
Oxfords Allen Church.
Laney served as U.S. ambassador to South Korea from 199397
and continues to advise Washington on Korean matters.
Other fall lectures in the Lyceum series include:
Oct. 9: Han Park, University Professor of International
Affairs and director of the Center for the Study of Global Issues
at the University of Georgia. 7 p.m., Allen Church.
Aviv Ezra, recently appointed vice consul of Israel in Atlanta and
Israels second highest-ranking diplomat in the Southeast.
7:30 p.m., Williams Hall.
Samir Moukabbam, program director for the Middle East Peace Education
Program of the American Friend Service Committees Southeast
region. 7 p.m., Allen Church.
Frans de Waal, Charles Howard Candler Professor of Psychology and
director of the Living Links Center. 7 p.m., Williams Hall.
For more information, call 770-784-8888.
Bid farewell to Mars, Oct. 1
The Department of Physics is hosting A Farewell to Mars,
an encore of the Mars viewing event earlier this month, on Oct.
1 from 9 p.m.midnight in the Math & Science Center Planetarium.
Visitors to the planetarium event can view live, closed-circuit
video images transmitted directly from the Math & Science Centers
rooftop 24-inch Cassegrain telescope.
Weather permitting, planetarium staff also will take small groups
up to the roof to view Mars through the telescope eyepiece. The
event is free and open to the public. For more information, contact
Kate Bennett at firstname.lastname@example.org.