THE MICHIGAN DAILY
FRIDAY, APRIL 26, 1940
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Members Of New English Seminar
Voice Approvels Of Honors Program
1 L (Note: This Is the first in a series
of(articles explaining the purposes
Wednesday And Thursday and scope of the honors program
seminars and also presenting com-
Announced As Times ments on the seminars by those par-
For Public Inspection ticipating in them,)
By dHESTER BRADLEY
The new Health Service will hold For almost a year five non-depart-
its first annual Open House from mental seminars in the Degree Pro-
7:30 p.m. to 10 p.m. Wednesday and gram for Honors in Liberal Arts, in-
Thursday for townspeople and stu- stituted in the literary college for a'
dents respectively, Dr. Warren E. five-year trial period, have been
Porsythe, director, announced yes- functioning. One of these seminars
berday. is "Literature In an Age of Intellect-
Students are asked to come Thurs- ual Crisis: 1680-1715", conducted by
day, Dr. Forsythe, explained, be- Dr. John Arthos of the English De-
cause of the swing concert Wednes- partment.
day. "It is my belief," he said, "that The students in this seminar have
when faced with a choice, the stu- been primarily concerned with the
dent would select the swing con- conflict of values in tragedy as per-
cert." ceived in certain dramatic works and
The Health Service Open House in terms of the life of an age, partic-
will be in the real spirit of an open larly the conflict of science and re-
Louse, Dr. Forsythe said, Visitors ligion. After reading widely in pri-
inspecting the building will be per- mary sources illustrating these con-
mitted to wander as they please, flicts, Swift's "Gulliver's Travels" and
lingering as long in one place as they Pope's "Essay on Man" were read for
lesire. several weeks by the group together
Those doctors and nurses in charge with the tutor. ,
3f the various departments will be . The Method Explained
on hand to answer any questions. From this reading each concept in
Members of the staff will be stationed the book was defined in terms of all
in corridor information posts. the other concepts. Through this, to-
No particular exhibits, except the gether with papers written by the stu-
building itself, will be on display. dents, the substance of the book as an
There will be no refreshments, Dr. organic whole was established, and
Forsythe revealed. In addition there its aesthetic form was determined in
will be no checking of wraps because relation to the subject matter.
of the warm weather. In a similar way works by Shaftes-
A small part of the infirmary will bury, Steele, and Ray were read, and
be .blocked off so that patients al- then one book was used as a commen-
ready in it might not be disturbed. tary on another, in order to show, for
example, the extent to which Swift's
conception of.reason was more pro-
*. found or comprehensive than Steele's.
R ar e Instruments Thus the limitations of individual
writers as well as the scope of the
sssential problem of tragedy were
At Chinese Musical madeapret
Next the students in the seminar
Prof. Wei Chung Loh, who will read the tragedies of Racine and
heads the concert to be given by others in order to understand the
Chinese students for medical relief tragic values of each play and to com-
to China, May 5 and 6 in Pattengill pare and contrast them with Aris-
totle's view of the tragedy, as out-
Auditorium, holds the singular honor lined in his "Poetics". Upon each
of being able to play 30 Chinese in- successive piece of literature the stu-
struments. dents brought to bear the tools of
Winner of praise by critics in this analysis learned in previous readings
country recently, Professor Wei is earlier in the year.
expected to play seven or eight of To Continue Study
he instruments, most of which are Study in related fields will be fol-
not heard anymore, at the Concert lowed by the students next year, the
lere. second semester of which will be de-
Other parts of the program include voted to the writing of a long critical
a Chinese opera, a sword dance by paper.
a young Chinese girl,: an Oriental The seminar meets as a group for
fashion show presenting genuine two hours each week, and each mdi-
silks and satins of the East and a vidual member confers weekly with
lemonstration of Chinese diabolo the tutor. Extensive outside readings
and shuttlecock. and frequent papers comprise the
rest of the seminar work, for which
the student receives five semester
hours of credit.
Generally favorable reactions to
the literature seminar were expressed
by the members of the group. Most
of them appreciated the opportunity;
system was leveled at the restriction
of the seminar to five academic
hours. The students felt that the
regular course work required limited
the amount of time they coud spend
on the seminar. In this regard the
lack of a complete understanding of
aims and methods of the honors pro-I
gram by those in charge was criticized
by the students.
Applications for admission tO Most of them were enthusiastic
the program of Honors in Liberal about the greater amount of free dis-
Arts must be submitted to the cussion in the seminars than in the
office of Dean Woodburn in formal classroom. All of them
Room 1208 Angell Hall before planned to continue with the seminar
Wednesday. Applicants must be next year.
of sophomore standing with an next ye__._
academic average of "B" or bet-
ter. May Festival Loses
for independent intellectual activity Services OfCaston
and for the adult approach to in-
tellectual problems. The de-emphasis S
on an arbitrary system of grading Saul Caston, associate conductor
was widely approved. of the Philadelphia Orchestra, will
A common criticism of the honors not appear as conductor during the
four-day May Festival beginning
Carvaho Speaks Today May 8, Dr. Charles A. Sink, pres-
ident of the University Musical So-
The lecture on Brazilian Educa- ciety, announced yesterday.
tion N by Dr. Carlos Delgado de, Mr. Caston was scheduled to direct
Carvalho, noted Brazilian geog- I the orchestra in two numbers during
'no hthe afternoon concert on May 10.
rapher and sociologist, which was but Dr. Eugene Ormandy, regular
to have been presented at 4:15 p.m. director of the group, will wield the
yesterday in the Amphitheatre of baton in his place.
the Rackham Building, was post- Private rehearsals for the Festival
poned and will be presented today j will begin Tuesday in Hill Auditor.
at the same time and place. ium.
For Fresh Air
Two-Day Drive Scheduled
May 3-4; Funds To Aid
Full student committees for the
annual Tag Day sales to be held
May 3 and 4 were named yesterday
by Richard Fletcher, '41, general
Funds from tht two-day sales will
finance operation of the University
Fresh Air Camp, sponsored by the
Student Religious Association, which
for 19 summers has enabled under-
privileged boys in this area to enjoy
the benefits of a supervised camp.
The committee members follow :
cMen Salesman: Don Treadwell
chairman ; Charles Kerner, Willim
Slocum; Girl Salesmen: June de Cor-'
dova, '41, chairman; Sue Hollis, Bet-
ty Lou Winters; Downtown Sales;
Karl E. Olson, '40, chairman; Pub-
licity: Robert May, chairman; Wil-
liam Rockwell, Jack Hoover, Phelps
Hines, Milton Orshefsky, '41; Mis-
cellaneous: Walter Van Hoek, chair-
man; Phil Van Nordstrand, Aldin A.
Ratti, '43E, Christian Chambers;
Merchant Solicitation: Jean Thom-
as, '40, Ruth Barry, '42, Betty Badger,
'40, Charlotte Thompson, '43.
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Talks On Strategy
(Continued from Page 1)
defense, Professor Johnson analyzed
the occupation of the Rhineland, the
invasion of Austria, Czechoslovakia
and Poland, as a policy of "taking
in turn those areas that would least
He said: "Germany first occupied
the Rhineland and then transformed
its rugged terrain by artificial forti-
fication into the almost impregnable
West-wall, thus protecting the Reich
from attack from the West."
Pointing out that Hitler "knew the
Allies wouldn't fight," Professor
Johnson: revealed that the seizure of
Austria gained for Germany the im-
pregnable barrier of the Southern
Alps and enabled the German army
to surround the "bastion of Czech-
Hitler then rushed troops into
Austria and easily took Czeckoslo-
vakia, he asserted, claiming that
"Chamberlain took back from Mun-
ich, not 'peace in our time,' but a
major military defeat."
From his position in Czechoslo-
vakia, it was comparatively easy for
Hitler to stage a Bliztkrieg in Poland,
the Professor said.
To Speak At Hillel Today
Seymour Melman, winner of the
1939-40 Palestine Fellowship, will
speak on "The Increased Arab-Jewish
Cooperation in the Holy Land and
Jewish Determination to Speed the
Pace of Palestine's Rebuilding" at 8
p.m. today at the Hillel Foundation.
The talk, which will follow the
regular Friday night Conservative
Services, will deal with the change
in the attitude of the Arabs toward
the Jews and the rapid development
of Palestine's industry and financial
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convenient to important business
centers, art galleries, museums,
theatres and schools.
Summer session rooming accom-
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Halls can now be obtained by apply-
ing to the offices of the Dean of
Students and the Dean of Women
according to an announcement yes-
Lessing's Von Barnhehn'
To Be GivenMonday
Final plans for the Deutscher Ver-
ein's forthcoming production of Les-
sing's "Minna von Barnhelm" to be
presented Monday at the Lydia Men-
delssohn Theatre were announced
yesterday by Dr. Otto G. Graf, di-
rector of the play.
Alex Miller, '40 was named to head
the property committee and he will
be assisted by Mrs. Mary Bachman
and Mary Haferkamp, '42. Mrs. John
Walaver of the School of Music will
provide the musical settings. Robert
Melencamp, art director of Play Pro-
duction is supervising the costuming
and Frank X. Braun of the German
partment is acting as business man-
Complete cast for the comedy is
Gordon Avery '41, Kenneth Marble
'41, Alex Miller'40, Carl Petersen '40,
Betty Ramsay, Grad., Howard Wal-
lach '43, Ethel Winnai '41, William
Todd '42, Gertrude Frey '41, and Mr.
Stanhope Edwards of the German
Residence halls open to men are
the West Quadrangle, with special
houses for graduate students; Flet-
cher Hall, where preference will be
given to students enrolled for the
eight-week session; and the Victor
C. Vaughan House, open to students
in medicine, public health and the
Women's' residence halls to be
used are the University House, ac-
commodating 14 students; Madelon
Louisa Stockwell Hall, available to
385 graduate students; Mosher Hall,
to house undergraduate women; and
Betsy Barbour House, already filled
for the summer.
Literary School Senior
Dues Payable Today Only
Senior dues for students in the
literary college will be collected for
the last time from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
today in Angell Hall lobby, Don Nix-
on, '40, chairman of the finance com-
mittee, announced yesterday.
The money collected, one dollar per
student, will be turned over to the
class officer's council of the Alumni
Association to be used in maintain-
ing contacts between officers and
members during alumni years and
providing for reunions every five
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