May 12, 1994
Vol. 13, No. 18

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    University of Chicago On the Air

    RADIO WFMT (98.7 FM) Sundays, 7 p.m. Highlights of Hugo F. Sonnenschein's inauguration as 11th president of the University of Chicago are being broadcast on WFMT (98.7 FM) on consecutive Sundays. The series of radio programs began with a broadcast of the inaugural convocation May 8. The remaining programs are as follows.

    May 15 "Liberal Education and the Advancement of Knowledge"

    The establishment of a liberal-arts college within the framework of a major research university is the focus of this symposium, which features a discussion of Chicago's system and its role in the history of American research institutions. Panelists: John Boyer, Donald Levine, Richard Storr and Roger Geiger.

    May 22 "Altruism and Egotism"

    The panelists of this symposium explore to what extent the assumption of rational self-interest best explains the social behavior of human beings. Panelists: Richard Epstein, Gary Becker, Jon Elster and Marshall Sahlins.

    May 29 "Music: Theory and Practice"

    The interaction between the performance and the scholarly study of music is explored by four scholars and composers. The session includes performances by the panelists or of the panelists' work and a demonstration by two musicians from the Association for the Advancement of Creative Music. Panelists: Philip Gossett, Ellen Harris, Ingrid Monson, Shulamit Ran, Charles Rosen.