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November/December lecture schedule at WFU

By Pam Barrett
336.758.5237
October 19, 2005

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

Nov. 1

"Kinship Care: Does the Child Welfare System Serve the Neediest Families?" Carswell Hall, Room 118, 4 p.m. Economics workshop with Michelle Sylvester, Bryan School of Business and Economics at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. Sponsored by the economics department. (336) 758-5334.

Reading with Simon Armitage, Scales Fine Arts Center, 7 p.m. Simon Armitage, renowned British poet and author of "The Shout." Armitage's works include nine poetry collections, essays, drama, radio scripts, screenplays and two novels. Co-sponsored by the Dillon Johnston Writers Reading Series and the English Student Association. (336) 758-5383.

Nov. 2

"Jesus in Hollywood: Religious Ambition in America's Entertainment Capital," Wingate Hall, Lower Auditorium, 3:30 p.m.* Gerardo Marti, assistant professor of sociology at Davidson College. Sponsored by the sociology department, the Clarence J. and Adele Patrick Lectureship Fund and the Divinity School. (336) 758-5495.

Nov. 8

"Real World of Entrepreneurship," Benson University Center, 11 a.m. Panel discussion with business owners who have created their own companies. Guests include Richard Brenner, CEO of Amarr; Kathleen Kelly, managing partner of Compass Financial Partners; and Evans Wroten, CIO of Silk Road Technologies. Co-sponsored by the Office of Entrepreneurship and Liberal Arts and the Office of Career Services. (336) 758-3153.

Nov. 10

"The Triumph of the Middle Style," with David Scott Wilson-Okamura, Tribble Hall, Room C216, 4:30 p.m. David Scott Wilson-Okamura, professor of 16th-century literature at East Carolina University. Sponsored by the English department. (336) 758-5383.

Nov. 17

"Three Objections to Animalism," Tribble Hall, Room B316, 4:30 p.m. Stephan Blatti, Oxford University and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Sponsored by the philosophy department. (336) 758-5359.


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