Wash U. Lecture Series Features Wynton Marsalis, Isabel Allende

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Washington University has announced its spring "Assembly Series" lectures. All lectures take place at 11 a.m. at Graham Chapel unless otherwise noted. Seating is limited. For more information, call 935-5285.

New York University history professor Jeffrey Sammons and National Baseball League past President Bill White present lecture titled, "The African-American and Sports" on Jan. 22.

Novelist Martin Amis speaks on "Iron John, Robert Bly, Philip Larkin and Political Correctness" on Jan. 29. University of Washington-Seattle psychology professor Elizabeth Loftus lectures on "Crimes of Memory: The Rise of False Memories and the Downfall of Mental Health" on Feb. 5. Ronald Takaki, author of "A Different Mirror: A History of Multicultural America" leads discussion on the multiculturalism debate on Feb. 12. New York University culture, journalism and sociology professor Todd Gitlin adds his thoughts on multiculturalism on Feb. 19. Jazz musician Wynton Marsalis presents a lecture titled "Redemption Through Sacrifice: The Legacy of American Slavery" on Feb. 21. UCLA paleobiologist presents speech titled "Ancient Life on Earth and Mars: Extraordinary Claims! …


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