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News Release (March 21, 1965)


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News Release (March 21, 1965)
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New College News Release, For Release Sunday, March 21, 1965
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FOR RELEASE SUNDAY, MARCH 21, 1965 NEW COLLEGE, SARASOTA, FLORIDA FURMAN C ARTHUR INFORMATION Anthropologist Margaret Mead will speak at New College Thursday (March 25) in the fourth of the college's New Perspectives lectures. Dr. Mead, who is curator of ethnology of the American Museum of Natural History and Adjunct Professor of Anthropology at Columbia University, will speak on "A Generous Ethic for a Less Populous Planet." New Perspectives lectures are offered to adults in the community as a means of keeping abreast of various fields of study. The series last year was devoted to the natural sciences and this year to the social sciences. Enrollment is by registration for the series. Dr. Mead, educated at Barnard College and Columbia University, has been associated with the American Museum of Natural History since 1926. Much of her anthropological studies have been of the people of the Pacific Southwest and following her first visit to Samoa in 1925, she has done other studies in such places as the Admiralty Islands, (more)


page 2 New College -Dr. Mead New Guinea, and Bali. She has been president of the American Anthropological Association and the World Federation for Mental Health, and is a member of American Ethnological Association, American Orthopsychiatry Association, Society for Applied Anthropology, Society of Women Geographers, and the tute for Intercultural Studies. I She has written ten books beginning with "Coming of Age in Samoa," and followed by "Male and Female," "Soviet Attitudes Toward Authority," and has been the editor of eight books one of the latest of which was "The Golden Age of American Anthropology." While holding a professorship at Columbia, Dr. Mead also has been a visiting professor in the department of psychiatry at the University of Cincinnati and also with the Menninger Foundation. Previous lectures in the series have been given by Dr. William MacNeill, Professor of History, University of Chicago; Dr. Gordon Allport, Professor of Psychology, Harvard University; and Dr. Arnold J. Toynbee, Visiting Professor of History, New College. Forthcoming lectures will be by Dr. Fillmore H. Sanford, Dean of Social Sciences and Professor of Psychology, New College; and Clayton Lane, formerly of the U. S. Foreign Service and Director for Far East, Mutual Security Agency. ###

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