Scholar, Poet, Physician and Others to Speak at Yale

The following talks at Yale University April 26P30 are free and open to the public.

George Fletcher, the Cardozo Professor of Jurisprudence at the Columbia University School of Law, will deliver the 1999 Robert M. Litowitz Lecture in Ethics and Public Policy on Monday, April 26. His lecture, titled “In God’s Image: The Religious Roots of Equality Under Law,” will be given at 4 p.m. in the faculty lounge of the Law School, 127 Wall St. A reception will follow in Rm. 104 of the Law School.

Neil Seiling, creator of Mod TV and a former executive producer of ALIVE TV; Barbara London, a curator for the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) in New York; Tim Druckrey, editor of the MIT Press Electronic Culture Series; and Aaron Betsky, curator of architecture and design at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (SFMoMA), will talk about their future projects and their strategies using digital media in a panel discussion on Tuesday, April 27. The discussion, titled “From Here On…,” will take place at 6:30 p.m. in Hastings Hall of the Art & Architecture Building, 180 York St.

Sergei Gandlevsky, who is considered one of the most accomplished contemporary Russian poets, will read from and discuss his work as a Woodward Lecturer on Wednesday, April 28. The reading will take place at 4 p.m. in Rm. 401 of the Hall of Graduate Studies, 320 York St.

Dr. Michael D. Walker, director of the division of stroke, trauma and neurodegenerative disorders for the National Institute of Neurological Disorders & Stroke (NINDS), part of the National Institutes of Health, will deliver the 1999 Gaylord Rehabilitation Research Institute Annual Lecture. The talk, “Stroke at the End of ‘The Decade of the Brain,’” will take place at 4 p.m. on Wednesday, April 29 at the Ellen Hope Building, 315 Cedar St.

Thami Ngwevala, consul-general of South Africa to New York, will discuss her country’s future at a tea in Calhoun College on Friday, April 30. Titled “South Africa after Mandela,” the talk will take place at 4:30 p.m. in the Calhoun College master’s house, 434 College St.

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