March 30, 1995
Vol. 14, No. 14

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    Big ideas, big names coming to campus in April

    Jeane Kirkpatrick, Marilyn Horne, Andrew Young among lecturers Seven prominent figures from public affairs and the arts will visit campus in April to lecture on subjects ranging from politics to opera. All lectures are free and open to the public. For more information, call 702-8374.

    _ Jeane Kirkpatrick, former U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, will present "Purpose, Prudence and Policy" as part of the Virtues of Modern Democracy lecture series, sponsored by the John M. Olin Center for Inquiry into the Theory and Practice of Democracy, at 4 p.m. Wednesday, April 5, in Max Palevsky Cinema.

    _ A.B. Yehoshua, novelist and Regents Park Visiting Scholar in the Arts and Social Sciences, will present "The Israeli Identity and the Peace Process," the first Sondra Gair Memorial Lecture, at 6 p.m. Wednesday, April 19, in Max Palevsky Cinema. His most recent novel to be translated into English is the acclaimed Mr. Mani.

    _ Andrew Young, co-chair of the Atlanta Committee for the Olympic Games and former mayor of Atlanta, will present the Aims of Religion address, sponsored by the Divinity School, the Campus Ministers and Rockefeller Memorial Chapel, at 7:30 p.m. Monday, April 24, in Rockefeller Chapel.

    _ Marilyn Horne, famed opera singer, will present the Inaugural Regents Park Lecture in Opera, "Bel Canto Opera: A Conversation," at 6 p.m. Tuesday, April 25, in Mandel Hall. The lectureship was created to honor Douglas Baird, Dean of the Law School, by Bruce and Martha Clinton.

    _ James Q. Wilson, the James Collins Professor of Management at UCLA, will present "Why Do People Obey the Law?" as part of the Olin Center's Virtues of Modern Democracy lecture series at 4 p.m. Wednesday, April 26, in Max Palevsky Cinema.

    _ Irene Winter, chair of the department of fine arts at Harvard, will present the 1995 Sigmund H. Danziger Jr. Memorial Lecture in Literature, "Trans-Cultural Concepts: Aesthetics in Mesopotamia," at 4:30 p.m. Thursday, April 27, in Classics 10.

    _ J.M. Coetzee, novelist and winner of Britain's 1993 Booker Prize and Regents Park Visiting Scholar in the Arts and Social Sciences, will present "Offending and Being Offended," a lecture concerning censorship, at 8 p.m. Thursday, April 27, in Max Palevsky Cinema.

    The Regents Park visiting-scholar and lectureship programs were established by Bruce and Martha Clinton. Bruce Clinton is the owner of Regents Park, the largest apartment complex in Hyde Park.