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September 7, 2004
Lecture to explore Cold War-era television
An exploration of television’s influences in 1950s Cold War America, and the misconceptions many people have about them, will be the central theme of an upcoming lecture by Thomas Doherty, associate professor of American studies at Brandeis University.
“Cold War, Cool Medium: Television, McCarthyism and American Culture” will be held Monday, Sept. 20, at 7:30 p.m. in 205 White Hall. It is free and open to the public, and a reception will follow. For more information, call 404-727-6761.
Work got under way last week to install the data lines and equipment necessary for wireless network access throughout Woodruff Library.
On Wednesday, Sept. 8, contractors and Information Technology Division personell began work on the library’s first floor, working their way up to Level 11. The installation project is expected to last two weeks. Woodruff will be the first Emory building to offer comprehensive wireless service.
Tibet Week runs through Sept. 17
Sponsored by the Asian studies program’s Emory-Tibet Partnership, Tibet Week 2004 runs Sept. 13–17 and features a variety of Tibetan-themed programs.
Arts and education offerings will abound: The Drepung Loseling Monks will construct a sand mandala in the Math & Science Center atrium, the film Cry of the Snow Lion will be screened and information presentations on study abroad opportunities in Tibet will take place.