Royal Shakespeare Company discusses ‘Midnight’s Children’

Actors from the Royal Shakespeare Company and University students will discuss themes from Salman Rushdie’s “Midnight’s Children” and the production of the play in room 1636 at the School of Social Work Monday at noon.

Lecture focuses on St. Petersburg architecture

Mariinsky Theatre director Valery Gergiev and architect Eric Owen Moss will join other symposium participants in exploring how city revitalization work in St. Petersburg,

Russia will affect classic architecture. The balance between old and new will be discussed in Hale Auditorium at the Business School tomorrow at 1 p.m.

Workshops, art used to highlight viewpoint of innocent convicts

The Cooley Innocence Project, which seeks to identify, provide legal assistance to and secure the release of wrongfully imprisoned people, will give a talk on their work and discuss factors that lead to conviction and imprisonment of the innocent. The talk will be held in the Michigan League Buffet tomorrow at 7 p.m.

A workshop, demonstration and discussion of the Prison Creative Arts Program will take place in 126 East Quad Sunday at 1 p.m.

Families of prisoners will discuss the impact of having a loved one in prison. The discussion will take place in 126 East Quad Sunday at 3 p.m.

Symposium explores role of life sciences in courtroom, society

“Life Sciences, Technology, and the Law,” a symposium exploring the role life sciences play in society and in the courtroom, will be held in room 250 of Hutchins Hall today. Keynote speaker Philip Reilly,

Chief executive officer of Interleukin Genetics, starts his talk at 10 a.m. Other panel talks start at 10:30 a.m., 1 p.m., 2:45 pm. and 4:15 p.m.

Topics include discussion of DNA evidence in the courtroom and government regulation of stem cell research and pharmaceuticals.

Kelsey museum opens exhibit on ancient Egypt

Prof. Ronald Leprohon from the Department of Near Eastern Studies at the University of Toronto will give a lecture titled, “From piety to irony: the search for the individual in ancient Egypt” in the Kelsey Museum of Archeology today at 5:30 p.m.

Series of events explore Southeast Asian culture

The Southeast Asian Studies Department is holding a series of events exploring the impacts of the Vietnam war.

Lectures will be held around campus today and tomorrow. A documentary titled “A Tale of Love” will be screened in the Lorch auditorium tonight at 7:30 p.m.

Mary Markley lounge receives new dedication

The Arati Sharangpani Lounge in Mary Markley Residence Hall will be rededicated Sunday at 1 p.m. Sharangpani was a Markley resident advisor who died in a 1997 plane crash.

Colloquiom to be held on Europe and erotism

The Medieval and Early Modern Studies and Contexts for Classics is sponsoring a colloquiom titled “Dead Lovers: Erotic Bonds and the Study of Premodern Europe” will be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. today in Angell Hall Room 3222.

Panel of speakers to discuss Vietnam at weekend conference

The Global Ethnic Literatures Seminar will host a panel titled “The Other Vietnam Conference at 3 p.m today at the Alumni Center. A panel of scholars interested in Vietnamese history, culture and literature.

– Compiled by Daily Staff Reporter

Emily Kraack.

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