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Professors Advocate African Studies


Prof. Crary noted that "as the
past half-century has witnessed
the exploitation of Africa's ma-
terial resources, the immediate
future will witness the exploitation
of the African mind."
Pointing out that public aware-
ness is essential to national pre-
paredness, Prof. Crary stressed
that "we should be very much
aware of the capacity of the land
to support people and of the
nature and availability of re-
sources which can contribute to
econimic independence and trade."
"We must likewise understand
the African's deep-seated manners
and customs, as well as his social
and political institutions. This is
essential for adequate understand-
ing," he explained.
Develop Courses
According to Prof. Crary, "A
contribution toward the accom-
plishment of these objectives is
the development of courses of in-
struction and avenues of research
along various lines specifically con-
cerned with Africa.
"There are already a number of
men at the University who have
had research experience in Africa
and who are teaching a few
courses in their respective disci-
plines," he noted.
He also noted that the Univer-
sity's library research resources
are gradually improving.
Prof. Bretton believes that an
effective program" of African
studies could be conducted through
close inter-departmental coopera-
He advocates a broad approach,
indicating that a degree taken in
one of the existing departments
with specialization in African
studies would be more practical
than a degree in- African studies
in general.

-Daily-James Warneka
students will present two plays this afternoon in a type of thea-
ter-in-the-round, the remodeled Arena Theatre of the Frieze
Building. "Bedtime Story," by Sean O'Casey, is a study in char-
acter development and contrasts. "Hello Out There," by William
Saroyan, is a tender love story centered around a theme of
Speech Students Present
Ocasey Saroyan Plays

A double bill, Sean 0'Casey's-
"Bedtime Story" and "Hello Out
There" by William Saroyan, will
be presented by the speech depart-
ment's laboratory playbill at 4:10
p.m. today in the Frieze iBuilding.
"Bedtime Story" tells the results
of a fling, a "social indiscretion"
when 'a shy bachelor, who has been
living a quiet' and respectable life
brings home a woman of "ques-
tionable reputation." The woman
creates a small riot instead of be-
ing furtive about the whole affair
and brings the righteous landlady
into the middle of things.
O'Casey, who is primarily con-


The Regents have approved nine
appointments to the Development
Council, the coordinating agency
for University fund-raising.
New members for three-year
terms were: Hugh K. Duffield of
Philadelphia, H. Bruce Palmer of
Newark, Samuel J. Sackett of Chi-
cago, Ellis D. Slater of New York,
and E. Gifford Upjohn of Kalama-
zoo, Mich.
Reappointed for similar terms
were: Halsey Davidson of Detroit,
Thomas T. Oyler of Cincinnati,
George E. Parker, Jr., of Detroit,
and Charles R. Walgreen, Jr., of
Jazz .. .
A premier jazz concert will be
presented by the Modern Jazz
Society at 7:30 p.m. tomorrow in
the Union Ballroom.
Featured in the program will be
the "Best Jazz" Trio with Omar
Clay, Bob Jones and the Ron
T'o Give View
of Cold War
On Wednesd.ay
A talk on "A Fresh Look at the
Cold War" will be given at 8 p.m.
Wednesday in Angell Hall by Mar-
shall D. Shulman, associate direc-
tor of the Russian Research Cen-
ter at Harvard University.
Onetime Detroit News reporter
and former special assistant to the
Secretary of State, Schulman is a
lecturer on government at Har-
vard. As a special assistant he
dealt with Russian problems as an
information officer of the United
States mission to the United Na-
Shulman has done field research
in France, studying the relation
of the French Communist party
to Moscow. He administers the
Harvard Russian Research Cen-
ter's studies of economic, political
and social organization of the
Soviet Union.

Rogers Quintet with Jim Whiten.
After a year of inactivity, The
Modern Jazz Society has reorgan-
ized to promote interest in modern.
jazz on the campus.
The Rackham grant exhibition
of 15 paintings and selected draw-
ings by Louis Travelli of the archi-
tecture and design college opened
yesterday in the University's Mu-
seum of Art galleries, Alumni
Memorial Hall. It will continue
through Jan. 31.
The exhibition is sponsored by.
the Rackham School of Graduate
Studies and the architecture and
design college.
One of a series, the exhibition is
designed to demonstrated the work
accomplished under research
grants awarded by the Rackham
graduate school to faculty mem-
bers in various branches of the
creative arts.
"The suspended color, the ar-
rested time, the unpredictable per-
spective, the tautness almost to
the breaking point - these Fare
some of the things I have been
concerned with," says Tavelli, who
has shown in several New York
galleries and in museums through-
out the country.
Conference ...
C. C. Trillingham, the superin-
tendent of schools of Los Angeles
County, will keynote the 15th aan-
nual Midwestern Conference on
School Vocal and Instrumental
Music at the University Friday
and Saturday.
Trillingham is to speak at the
opening session at 11 a.m. Friday
in Rackham Lecture Hall on "The
Role of the Creative Arts in
American Education." About 1,500,
adults and 1,000 students are ex-
pected to attend the conference.
A member of the California
State Curriculum Commission and
chairman of the California Associ-
ation of School Administrators'
Committee, Trillingham is' a trus-
tee of Whittier College and a past
president of the California Associ-
ation of School Administrators.

cerned with the development and
interplay of characters, plays three
very different people off against
one another in this situation.
"Hello Out There" is the story
of a wandering- gambler who has
been jailed for attempted rape. A
tender love story developes be-
tween him and Emily, a young girl
who takes care of the jail. "The
play revolves around the theme
of loneliness in two peoples lives
and how it draws them together,"
Hal Randleman, director of the
play, said.
This eighth laboratory playbill
of the 1959-60 season is the first
one to be presented in the re-
modeled arena theatre on the first
floor of the Frieze Building.
In this situation the acting and
directing are affected by the fact
that the audience is on four sides
rather than the conventional one
as in the "picture frame" stage.
To Discuss
Prof. Kenneth J. Arrow of Stan-
ford University will lecture on the
"Economics of Research" at 8 p.m.
today InRackham Amphitheatre.
The lecture is the' sixth of a
series presented this year by the
economics department and is open
to the public.
Prof. Arrow will also deliver a
paper, "The Substitution between
Labor and Capital," to a depart-
mental seminar on Friday after-

Tours To Go
To Poland,
Study in Scandinavia and Poland.
as well as a new European travel
program are among the new op-
portunities for college students to
go to Europe.
The Scandinavian Seminar is
accepting applications from college
juniors, graduates and educators,
for the twelfth annual nine-month
study program in Denmark, Fin-
land, Norway, or Sweden.
The Seminar 'is conducted in a
completely Scandinavian environ-
ment and in the language of the
country of residence. Several
months before his departure, the
student begins his language study
with records supplied by the Semi-
He goes through intensive, ac-
celerated language instruction in
the first weeks in Scandinavia.
Language learning continues in
three or four week stays with two
families, alternated with "short
courses" of one week each. Fur-
ther information can be obtained
from the seminar headquarters at
127 E. 73rd St., New York, N. Y.
The Institute of International
Education is administering a
scholarship program for American
graduate students for the Polish
government. Scholarship winners
will study in Polish universities
during 1960-61.'
Interested students may con-
tact the Institute at 1 East 67 St.,
New York 21, N. Y.
NDEA Offers
In Languagres
Applications for National De-
fense Education Act foreign langu-
age fellowships are now available.
The fellowships will be granted
on the graduate level to students
in the Russian, Japanese, Chinese,
Arabic or Hindi languages and
other related area subjects. Stu-
dents in any of these areas who
will graduate from the University
by June are eligible.
Applications and recommenda-
tioris are due Feb. 1 in the offices
of Prof. Deming Brown, chairman
of the Slavic languages depart-
ment; Prof. George Cameron of
the Near Eastern studies depart-
ment; Prof. Joseph Yamagiwa of
the Far Eastern languages; and
Prof. Robert Crane of the history
"The University received more.
NDEA foreign language fellow-
ships last year than any other
college," Prof. Brown reported.
"We were first with 27 fellow-
ships granted and Harvard was
second with 26."

When the United States Na-
tional Students Association formed
in 1947, one of its aims was "that
war should not come again." .
This was expressed positively in
the preamble to the constitution in
the object of "promotion of inter-
national understanding." To this
aim they became the student union
representing the United States,
They found that international
conferences and exchanges did not
touch enough students and that
"doing Europe" in the style of the
thirties was a failure, education-
Travel Available
In an effort to make foreign
travel available and educational
to 'all students they formed a
travel branch of the NSA, Educa-
tional Travel Incorporated. By
1950, ETI was offering inexpensive
tours to 500 students..
Special features such as orienta-
Marvin Niehuss
(Continued from Page 1)
he says. Speaking pf the Univer-
sity specifically, liehuss sees its
unique contributions to the state
and to American education pri-
marily in the areas of research
and graduate study.
"Our responsibility is increasing
on the levels of upper class, grad-
uate and professional schools," he
Although Niehuss doesn't pre-
dict a severe reduction in the
number of undergraduates in Ann
Arbor, he points out that "our
contributions . in the first two
years are not as valuable as in the
last two years."
There will be a movement in
leading American schools toward
less and less emphasis on the first
two years, he says.
"Of course, we'll have worse
football teams -- unless they let
our graduate students play," he
says, smiling.
"I'm unhappy about over-em-
phasis on athletics and excessive
recruitment in American colleges,
but I think it will be driven out
in time.
"There is a great value'in team
play (Niehuss played prep school
football), "but I think it should
be carried out by students who
come to school for the academic
Does participation in intercol-
legiate athletics hurt the Univer-
"Perhaps not," Niehuss will ad-
mit, "but it sort of interferes with
my area of interest."
Niehuss' area of interest is
clearly the academic climate of
the University.
"We get complaints now and
then about 'the dying intellectual
atmosphere' at the University,"
he acknowledges. "But judging by
the people and plant we have now,
we seem to be doing all right."


tion on the boat and .student
guides in every country helped the
5,000 participants since 1948 un-
derstand the countries they visited.
Varied programs help each student
feel a part of the country in his
own way.
For 1960, ETI offers 14 different
tours to 1,000 students. Special
tours to see the Passion Play at
Oberammegau and to see the
Olympic games top the list of
summer opportunities. All tours
specialize in low-cost educational
programsfor American students.
In addition to the general Euro-
pean tours, ETI will offer tours
on festivals of music and art,
Israel, East-West (including Rus-
sia and Poland), teen tours Ber-
muda, and Red Carpet.
New Tour
New this year is a specialized
teacher tour and a program of
study tours. The study tour will
'consist of three or four weeks at
a university center, followed by
travel in the surrounding area,
accompanied by a professor.
The Continental Circle Tour for
teachers and graduate students is
especially oriented to European
educational life. The tour includes
Spain, Italy, France, and the
British Isles.
Prices vary with the tour and
the amount of luxury desired. The'
hobo and whirlwind tour are less
than $900, while the deluxe Red
Carpet program costs $1,695. Each
program allows a week of free
time for inde endent travel at the
end of the summer.
Applications are available from
the USNSA campus travel direc-
tor from USNSA Educational Tra-
vel Inc. 20 W 38 St., New York 18,
N. Y.


USNSA Sponsors Trips
For Teachers, Students



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official publication of The Univer-
sity of Michigan for which The
Michigan Daily assumes no edi-
torial responsibility. Notices should
be sent in TYPEWRITTEN form to
Room 3519 Administration Build-
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Daily due at 2:00 p.m. Friday.
VOL. LXX, NO. 75
General Notices
Midyear Graduation Exercises: Jan.
16. 1960:
To be held at 2:00 p.m. in Hill Aud.
Exercises will conclude about 4:00 p.m.
Reception for graduates and their
relatives and friends in Michigan
League Ballroom at 4:00 p.m. Please en-
ter League at west entrance.
Tickets: Three to each prospective
graduate, to be distributed from Mon.,
Jan. 4, to 1:00 p.m. Sat., Jan. 16, at
Cashier's Office, first floor lobby of Ad-
ministration Bldg.
Academic Costume: Can be rented at
Moe Sport Shop, 711 N. University Ave.,
Orders should be placed immediately.
Assembly for Graduates: At 1:00 p.m.
in Natural Science Aud. Marshall will
direct graduates to proper stations.
Graduation Announcements, Invita-
tions. etc.: Inquire at Office of Student
Programs: To be distributed at Hill
Doctoral degree candidates who
qualify for the Ph.D. degree or a simi-
lar graduate degree and who attend the
graduation exercises will be given a
hood by the University. Hoods given
during the ceremony are all Doctor of
Philosophy hoods. Those receiving a
doctor's degree other than the Ph.D.
may exchange the Ph.D. hood given
them during the ceremony for the ap-

propriate one immediately after the
ceremony. Such exchange may be made
in the Natural Science Aud. after the
recessional march.
Plans for Mid-Year Graduation Ex-
ercises: Sat., Jan. 16, 1960, 2:00 p.m.
Time of Assembly: 1:15 p.m. (except
Places of Assembly:
Members of the Faculties at 1:15 p.m.
in Rm. 2082, second floor, Nat. Set.
Bldg., where they may robe.
Regents,Ex-Regents, Dean and other
Administrative Officials at 1:15 p.m. in
the Botany Seminar Rm. 1139, Nat. Sci.
Bldg., where they may robe.
Students of the various Schools and
Colleges in Nat. Set. Bldg. as follows:
Section A: Literature, Science and
the Arts - front part of aud., west
section; Education - front part of aud.
center section; Architecture - front
part of aud., east section (behind Ar-
Section B: Graduate - rear part of
aud. with doctors at west end; Public
Health - Rm. 2004; Social Work -
Rm. 2004; Flint College - Rm. 2004 (be-
hind Social Work.)
Section C: Engineering - Rmn. 2054;
Business Administration -Rm. 2071;
Dental - Bm. 2033 (North end)'; Phar-
macy - Rm. 2033 (North end); Nurs-
ing - Rm. 2033 (South end); Natum
Resources - Rm. 2023; Music - Rm.
2023 (behind Natural Resources).
March into Hill Aud. -- 1:45 p.m.
Academic dress.
Academic Costume. Can be rented at
Al seniors participating in Jan. Com-
mencement Exercises: Get your cap and
gown immediately at Moe's Spot Shops,
711 N. Univ. $7.00 deposit, $3.00 back
when gown is returned.
Students who expect to receive edu-
cation and training allowance under
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