Margaret Mead Centennial Celebration Begins Tuesday

Posted: April 9, 2001 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

The Department of Sociology and Anthropology invites the university community to attend “Celebrating the Margaret Mead Centennial,” April 10-13.

The event begins Tuesday at 7:30 p.m. in the Johnson Center Multipurpose Room with a panel discussion on “The Public Intellectual in a Global Society.” Mead’s daughter Mary Catherine Bateson, Robinson Professor of Anthropology and English, gives introductory remarks. Panelists are Shaul Bakhash, Robinson Professor of History; Alan Cheuse, professor of English; Seymour Martin Lipset, Hazel Professor of Public Policy; and Roger Wilkins, Robinson Professor of History and American Culture.

On Thursday, April 12, from noon to 6 p.m., the Margaret Mead Film Festival Selections tales place in the Johnson Center, Meeting Room B. Seven features are drawn from the best short films produced around the world celebrating humor, music, and diversity.

The City of Peace’s Latest Production, “No Fair Tale,” is presented Friday, April 13, at 7:30 p.m. in Harris Theater. This award-winning musical is free.

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