Each year the Marian Miner Cook Athenaeum brings to CMC guest speakers and special events offering both entertainment and edification. Among those planned for autumn 1985, the following are worth noting on your calendars now.
All who wish to attend a luncheon or dinner in conjunction with the autumn programs must make reservations with the Athenaeum secretary at least three days in advance. Meal card numbers from students are required. Students, faculty, staff, trustees, and other specially invited persons dine as the Athenaeum's guests. As seating permits, reservations from the public -$3.00 for lunch and $5.00 for dinner, payable in advance by check to The Marian Miner Cook Athenaeum -are welcome, too.
Wednesday, September 11, 1985
Robert Hilburn, music critic from the Los Angeles Times and author of Springsteen (1985). Reception: 5:30 p.m. Dinner: 6:00 p.m. Discussion after dinner. (Use the attached sign-up form to make your reservations.)
Monday, September 16, 1985
James B. Lucke, CMCs mountain-climbing professor of mathematics, discusses "Mountaineering in Peru." Dinner: 6:00 p.m., followed by slides and commentary about Professor Lucke's recent expedition.
Monday, September 30-Wednesday October 2, 1985
Symposium on "Entrepreneurship: The Japanese American Connection." A series of presentations focusing on the post-World War II economic relationship between Japan and the United States. Featured speakers include Chalmers Johnson, Taizo Watanabe, Glen Fukashima, and Peter Drucker.
Thursday, October 17, 1985
Douglass McKenna, "computer artist," conducts a tour of his show at the Claremont Graduate School. Tour: 4:30 p.m. Reception: 5:30 p.m. Dinner: 6:00 p.m. Discussion after dinner.
Monday, October 28-Wednesday, October 30, 1985
Symposium on "Children of the '80s: Their Problems and Prospects." A series of presentations by specialists in the political, legal, and psychological fields who deal with child abuse.
Monday, November 4, 1985
Theodore T. Puck, Phi Beta Kappa Visiting Scholar and a leading cancer specialist. Reception: 5:30 p.m. Dinner: 6:00 p.m. Lecture and discussion after dinner.
Wednesday, November 6, 1985
Paul M. van Buren and Clark M. Williamson, two leading American theologians who specialize in Jewish-Christian relations. Reception: 5:30 p.m. Dinner: 6:00 p.m. Discussion after dinner.
Wednesday and Thursday, November 20-21, 1985
Elie Wiesel, author, Mellon Professor of Humanities at Boston University, and Chair, United States Holocaust Memorial Council. A detailed schedule of Mr. Wiesel's visit will be forthcoming.
Tuesday, December 3, 1985
William Least Heat Moon, author of the best-seller, Blue Highways: A Journey into America (1983). Reception: 5:30 p.m. Dinner: 6:00 p.m. Lecture and discussion after dinner.