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SKET 'U' TV Series To Give
& Hammerstein's Show on Book Banning
The effectiveness of pressure
I N U IV A groups in banning books will b eWoman" to be seen on the Ac-
the topic for discussion on "Books cent- series at 9:45 a.m. today on
You Can't Read," this week's pre- WsXYZ-TV, D e t drot women's
sentation on the University's "Un- fashions will come under surveil-
derstanding Our World" television lance.
series to be seen at 9 a.m. today I Rflects Social Conditions
on WXYZ-TV, Detroit. The program will point out that
Prof. Allan Seager of the Eng- the seeming senselessness of wo-I
lish department, Fred D. Weick, men's fashion trends is really al
University Press director, and reflection of the social, political
Frederick Wagman, University li- land economic conditions in which
brary director will discuss the ef- the trends develop.
feet of censorship on their pro- The University "T e l e v i s i o n
fessions with host, Prof. Marston Hour," consisting of the programs
Bates of the zoology department. "Science: Quest and Conquest"
MENDELSSOHN , Novelist Prof. Seager will ex- and "China: The Dragon and the
plain the reasons why a serious Star," will be seen at 10 a.m. today
THEATRE writer should remain impervious on WWJ-TV, Detroit.
to pressures of all kinds, but at "Science," the first segment of
the same time will point out that the program, will be devoted to a
the writer should avoid obscenity discussion in support of microbes
and immorality in articles appear- on "Germs Are Good for You."
PERFORMANCE ing in family magazines. Prof. Marston Bates, host for
pcember 4th -8 P.M. Follow Dictates the program, will discuss the great
The publisher's obligation to importance to future natural re-
follow the dictates of his own sources of germs with Prof. George
PERFORMANCE conscience in printing things Lauff, both members of the zo-
on, Dec. 6-- 2 P.M. worthy of publication, whether ology department staff.
ket Price -$1.25 content may be termed objection- Analyzes Internal Affairs
able or not, will be supported by "Seeds for the Future," the sec-
NOW ON SALE Weick. ond half of the program, will be
Librarians, Wagman will point an analysis of China's internal
N UNION LOBBY out, sometimes succumb to ban- affairs since the end of Imperial
0-5:30 P.M.) ning pressures, omitting some dynastic rule which came with the
-- First Come, First Served worthwhile books from library revolution in 1911.
shelves. Robert Marsh of the sociology
In "The Changing Shape of department will join host Peter
Gosling of the geography depart-
ment in a consideration of the
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Talk Given
Bv Griffin



By JEAN HARTWVIG 1 >u~~f Z<~~

-Mexican-born dancer Jose Li-
mon will provide Ann Arbor with
Archaeological studies in the its pre-Thanksgiving culture ,to-
United States have undergone day,
major advances over the past 30 Sponsored jointly by the Uni-
years, Prof. James B. Griffin, di- versity Modern Dance Club and
rector of the University's Museum he Ann Arbor Civic Ballet, Limon
of Anthropology, said yesterday. and his troupe will present a
Speaking at the annual meeting :epertoire of theib best-known
of the American Anthropological dances at 8 p.m. today in the Ann
Association in Washington, D.C., Arbor High School Auditorium.
Prof. Griffin said the compara- To Perform Original Work
tively recent development of re- Featuring as soloists Betty
gional chronologies in all the areas Jones, a former resident of Ann
of North America has added Arbor, and Pauline Koner, who led
greatly to knowledge about pre- her own dance company before
historic man and his culture on joining the group, the troupe will
this continenti present Limon's original "Moors
He said the recognition of all Pavani," with music arranged by
the cultural changes through time Simon Sodoff and "La Malinche,"
as they are influenced by a chang- a festival play of the Spanish
ing environment, diffusion, migra- American Indians with music by
tion and invention, plus much Norman.Lloyd.
stylistic variation has also played Limon himself, 50 years old, is
a major role. one of the most unusual figures
Worked Individually in the modern dance world today.
In the past, several archaeologi- Disregards Conventional
cal researchers, many of whom Not interested in the jumps and
d ar m~ ir aiwrrtii-iir- f ntntin l hAlleti hp is




were amateurs, naa worked in-
dividually and were generallyl
sponsored by the learned societies
or by individual institutions, withl
a very small amount of coopera-
tion evident among those peoplel
in the archaeological field.
Prof. Griffin then pointed out
the major changes after 1920. He
said that archaeology in the
United States after this time be-
came much more professional
Today, rather than depending
almost entirely upon the collec-
tions of individuals, the museum
type of collection is the most suc-
cessful, he said.
Increasing Competition
Then, too, he added, there is in-
creasingly wide competition and
cooperation between professional
and amateur archaeologists. There
is also this same competition and
cooperation between institutions,
providing in the end for increased

turns of Une a.IJV JI I U,C
basically concerned with trans-
ferring a poetic perception of
heroic experience through move-
ment. On stage he gives the ap-
pearance of a strong, mature man
in full control of his six-foot
Perhaps the most unusual thing
about Limon is his late interest
in dancing - he didn't even see
modern dance on stage until he
was 20 years old.
Since he first arrived in Califor-
ia from his native Mexico when
he was a small boy, he had made
up his mind to be a painter. Ex-
cept for an interest in music, he
had no desire for any other career.
Studied Painting
The crisis of his life came in
1928 when he left the University
of California after one year to
study painting at the New York
School of Design.
Finding the art galleries and

SHALL WE DANCE-Jose Limon brings his troupe of dancers to
the Ann Arbor High School Auditorium today. Limon will present
a repertoire including his original "Moors Pavani" with music
arranged by Simon Sodoff and "La Malinche," a festival play of
the Spanish American Indians with music by Norman Lloyd.

which "looked like something a
man could do without being ridi-
culous," he enrolled in a modern
dance class. Within a month he
was in the back chorus lines of
"Lysistrata" where he remained
for the show's entire run of nine
Several shows followed his first
effort, but he considered his
Broadway career meilely as a
means of economic security. In
1940 he decided to "eat less," and
joined the Humphrey-Weidman
Dance Company.
Formed Own Troupe

Other scientists have also joined classrooms full of the work of

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tith the archaeologists to help in
M ozart Arias the reconstruction of the past. In-
cluded in this group are research-
ers in the fields of zoology, geology,
Metropolitan Opera basso Jer- botany and chemistry, Prof. Grif-
ome Hines will give a concert at fin said.
8:30 p.m. tomorrow in Hill Aud., Although some early archaeol-
with Alexander Alexay as his pi- ogical researchers in the United
anist. , States based their chronology on
Hines will sing arias from Mo- weak assumptions, such as those
zart's operas "Cosi Fan Tutti," who used the Bible as a basis, all
"The Magic Flute," and "Marriage have helped to build a firm foun-
of Figaro" as his opening num- dation on which modern archaeol-!
bers. ogy and also archaeological tech-
Included in the program are niques have greatly advanced,
songs by Schubert, Strauss, Verdi, Prof. Griffin' said.!
Rossini, Ibert, Duparc and Gou- "'Two examples of dating pre-,
nod. history with great accuracy have
Spirituals "Jonah and the come through the study of tree
Whale" and "Down to the River" rings, and more recently, through
Py MacGimsey will also be includ- the Carbon-14 dating method, he
ed in his selections. said.
f .I

he could never conform to their After a stint in the army during
style, since he had always been World War II, he formed his, own

an El Greco devotee and was
drawn to the baroque and mysti-
cal type of art.
To end an emotional decline
resulting from his renunciation
of an artistic career, his friends
lured him to attend a modern
dance recital.
Considered Dancing Effeminate
"I thought dancing was effemi-
nate," he said about his opinions
before watching the recital. "It'
was waving scarves and somebody
pirouetting on their toes."
After seeing the exhibition

Class Present
To e Erected
The 1958 senior class gift is to
be erected at 10 a.m. today in the
Undergraduate Library by Prof.
Thomas F. McClure of the archi-
tecture school.
Prof. McClure built the sculp-
ture which will stand in the front
lobby of the library.

modern French painters, he felt

troupe which made its debut at
the Belasco Theatre in 1947.
Three years later he was invit-
ed to take his dancers to Mexico
for the entire season as guests of
the government.
John Martin, New York Times
dance critic writes, "He was dined
and wined, interviewed, written
about, praised excitedly, discussed,
torn apart as only a lively and
revolutionary artist can be."
As a result of his great success,
the Mexican government offered
him an unlimited subsidy to stay
and rehabilitate dance along mod-
ern lines. Limon thought this was
too permanent for his taste and
has continued giving instruction
and concerts to support himself.
Discussing the importance of
modern dance, he/said, "Nobody
believes in it but us. We don't
want a cheap piece of entertain-
ment. We believe in it as art.
"I don't know what other way
I'd want to spend my life. If I
couldn't dance, I wouldn't want
to live," he said.
Old Via to Appear
A trip into Detroit today will
bring Ann Arbor theatre enthusi-
asts to London's famous Old Vie
Players presenting Shakespeare's
"Henry V."
Recently returned from per
forming at the International
Theatre Festival in Paris, the
Brussels World Fair and the Edin-
burgh Festival, the company fea-
tures John Neville, Barbara Jef-
ford and Laurence Harvey,
Performances are scheduled for
2:20 and 8:20 p.m. today in the
Masonic Auditorium.
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Congregational-Disciples Guild, Nov.
23, 7 p.m., Congregational Church.
Speaker: Prof. James Downer, English
Dept., "Communication Across Cul-
tural Boundaries."
* * *
Gamma Delta, Lutheran Student
Club, Supper and Program-Group pic-
ture will be taken for 'Ensian, Nov. 23,
6 p.m., 1511 Washtenaw.
* * *
Graduate Outing Club, Hiking and
Supper, Nov. 23, 2 p.m., Meet in back
of Rackham (N.W. entrance).

Lutheran Student Assoc., Nov. 23, 8
p.m., Luth. Student Chapel. Speaker.
Rev. Stan Yoder, "The Liturgy."
. . *
Mich. Christian Fellowship, Nov. 23,
4 p.m., Lane Hall. Speaker: Rev. Leon-
ard Ver Duin, "What Is God's Standard
For Man."
Newman Club, Intern'tl Student
Seminar, Nov. 22 and 23, Movie "Lost
Horizon," Nov. 23, 331 Thompson.
* * *
SOC Public Relations Com., Commit-
tee Meeting, Nov. 25, 4 p.m., 1548
SAB. Interested students welcome:

Flint Students Unitarian Student Group. meeting,
Nov. 23, ? p.m., Unitarian Church. Group
Discussion: "Our Philosophy of Educa-
tion." Rides available at usual places.
Students of' the University's Italian Club, Weekly Coffee Hour,
Studnts f th Uniersiy sNov. 25, 3-8 p.m., 3050 FB. All students
College branch are preparing for interested in things Italian are in-
"Bohemian Nite." vited to attend.
This event, which comes imme- *
diately after Flint's Homecoming Korean Students Club, Korean Night,
Nov. 25, 8-10 p.m., Lane Hall. Korean
is sponsored by the Business Ad- movies, stage show, slides and defresh-
ministration Society. It will be ments. All friends of Korea are wel-
held from 8 p.m. to 1 a.m. Nov. 26 come. 0
at the Flint Elks Club. Mich. Crib-Soc. of Pre-Law Students,
Admission will be $3.00 a couple. organizational Meeting, Nov. 25, 8 p.m.,
A major part of the evening Union-3G.
will be the presentation of skits
by members of the various clubs
on campus and by faculty mem- F
bers. The winning skit members FL
will receive five per cent of the O WE RS1
gross receipts. twby Bud-Mor
Judges of the skits will be
George M. Algoe and Paul V.
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