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WFU announces January lecture schedule

By Pam Barrett
336.758.5237
January 10, 2005

Wake Forest University announces the January schedule for lectures that are open to the public.

Jan. 19, "The Path to Leadership" with David N. Farr, Worrell Professional Center, Room 1312, 2 p.m.
David N. Farr, chairman and CEO of Emerson, will present a lecture as part of the Babcock Leadership Series, which focuses on current issues affecting business. The lecture is sponsored by the Babcock Graduate School of Management. Contact: 336-758-5422.

Jan. 19, "Average is Just Not Good Enough. PERIOD!" with Ken Carter, Benson University Center, Room 401, 8 p.m.
Ken Carter is the former high school basketball coach of Richmond High School in Richmond, Calif. He will speak on integrity, accountability and leadership and maximizing personal potential to make positive changes in the community. A book signing will follow. The lecture is sponsored by the Student Union. Tickets are $15 at the Benson University Center Ticket Office. Before Jan. 11, call 336-758-4869. After Jan. 11, call 336-758-5687.

Jan. 26, "You're Hired" with Bill Rancic, Benson University Center, 8 p.m.
Winner of NBC's "The Apprentice," Bill Rancic will speak on his new book, his business and his time on the show. Rancic's book will be for sale in the College Bookstore before and after the lecture. A book signing will be held in the bookstore following the lecture. Tickets are $10 at the Benson University Center Ticket Office. Contact: 336-758-5687.

Jan. 27, "Who's in, Who's out?: Anthologizing Modern and Contemporary Poetry" with Jahan Ramazani, DeTamble Auditorium, Tribble Hall, 7 p.m.
Jahan Ramazani is the William R. Kenan Jr. Professor of English at the University of Virginia and the editor of the third edition of "The Norton Anthology of Modern and Contemporary Poetry." The lecture is sponsored by the English department. A reception will be held following the lecture. Free admission. Contact: 336-758-5399.

Jan. 27, "Translating Humor: Equivalence, Compensation, Discourse" with Lawrence Venuti, Pugh Auditorium, Benson University Center, Room 410, 7 p.m.
Lawrence Venuti, a translator, translation theorist and historian, will present a lecture as part of the Translation and Interpreting Lecture Series. The lecture is sponsored by the Romance languages department. Free admission. Contact: 336-758-3924.

Jan. 31, "What Matters Most" with Jeffrey Hollender, Worrell Professional Center, Room 1312, 2 p.m.
Jeffery Hollender, CEO of Seventh Generation, will present a lecture as part of the Babcock Leadership Series, which focuses on current issues affecting business. The lecture is sponsored by the Babcock Graduate School of Management. Free admission. Contact: 336-758-5422.


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