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Wake Forest announces September lectures and readings


August 31, 2006

Wake Forest University announces the September schedule for lectures and readings that are open to the public. All events are free.

Sept. 5, “God Opens Our Ears” with the Rev. Dr. Fred Craddock, Wait Chapel, 11 a.m.

The Rev. Dr. Fred Craddock, named one of Newsweek’s “12 Best Living Preachers,” will preach at Wake Forest Divinity School’s chapel service. (336)758-3957.

Sept. 12, “New Discoveries in the Maya World” with George Stuart, Museum of Anthropology, 7:30 p.m.

George Stuart, president of the Center for Maya Research, will discuss ancient Maya cosmology and religion and their relationship with the modern Maya people. (336)758-5282.

Sept. 21, “From Sudan to the U.S.: Biocultural Implications of Traditional Dental Practices for Dinka and Nuer Refugees” with Mary Willis, Museum of Anthropology, 7:30 p.m.

Mary Willis, assistant professor of anthropology and geography at the University of Nebraska at Lincoln, will discuss her research with the Sudanese refugee population as they resettle in the U.S. (336)758-5282.

Sept. 23, “John the Evangelist as a Process Theologian” with Marjorie Suchocki and “Paul the Apostle as a Process Theologian” with John Cobb, Wingate Hall, Room 202, 10 a.m.

Marjorie Suchocki, director of the Process and Faith Program of the Center for Process Theology and professor emerita of Claremont School of Theology, and John Cobb, the founder of the Center for Process Theology, will deliver the Steelman Lectures. (336)758-3957.

Sept. 28, “Baby Proof” with Emily Giffin, Rhoda K. Channing Room, Z. Smith Reynolds Library, 2 p.m. - 4 p.m.

Emily Giffin, New York Times bestselling author of “Something Borrowed” and “Something Blue” will hold a discussion about her most recent book “Baby Proof” and a booksigning. All of Giffin’s books will be available for sale at the College Bookstore. (336)758-4931.

Sept. 29, “Biotechnology: Innovation, Funding & Ethics,” Pugh Auditorium, Benson University Center, 9 a.m. and 1 p.m.

Two-session bioethics conference featuring Steve Burrill, CEO, Burrill & Company; Clifton Leaf, senior editor at large, Fortune magazine; and Arthur Caplan, chair of the Department of Medical Ethics and director of the Center for Bioethics, University of Pennsylvania. Limited seating; registration required; www.mba.wfu.edu/biotech-ethics.

Sept. 29, “Why Wake Forest Moved to Winston-Salem” with Ed Hendricks, Z. Smith Reynolds Library, Room 204, 1:30 p.m.

Ed Hendricks, professor of history at Wake Forest, will discuss the history of Wake Forest’s move to Winston-Salem as part of the university’s 50th anniversary celebration

of the move. (336)758-4931.

Sept. 29, Literary Seminar with Emily Giffin, Green Room, Reynolda Hall, 3:30 p.m.

Emily Giffin, New York Times bestselling author of “Something Borrowed,” “Something Blue” and “Baby Proof” will hold a literary seminar and book discussion followed by a question-and-answer session. (336)758-4931.

Sept. 30, Booksigning with Jim Early, College Bookstore, Hearn Plaza, 10 a.m. - noon.

Jim Early, author of “Jim Early’s Reflections: The Memories and Recipes of a Southern Cook,” will be signing books. Copies of his book will be for sale at the College Bookstore. (336)758-5145.

Sept. 30, Booksigning with Emily Giffin, College Bookstore, Hearn Plaza, 10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

Emily Giffin, New York Times bestselling author of “Something Borrowed,” “Something Blue” and “Baby Proof,” will be signing books. Copies of all her books will be for sale at the College Bookstore. (336)758-5145.

Press Contacts:

Pam Barrett
(336) 758-5237
barretpm@wfu.edu

Kevin Cox
(336) 758-5237
coxkp@wfu.edu


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