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SPAY, JULY 3, 1345: r



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Linguists Meet
A Summer
hIstitute Here.
Over 100 Scholars
Attend Annual Session
'The Linguistic Institute, held un-
der the auspices of the Lingnuistic
Society of America, opened its an-
nual summer session here yesterday
with the attendance of over '100
scholars from all over the country."
Will Offer Graduate Courses
This Institute, a national organ-
ization of eminent men in various
foreign languages, will offer graduate
courses in American Indian, Sans-
krit, Pali, Russian, German, Spanish,
and the anatomy of vocal apparatus.
Some of the courses will be demon-
stration courses designed to show the
techniques of speed-up language
'This summer the Institute has
changed the emphasis of its program
from the special aspects of linguistic
study to the contribution which lin-
guistics can make to the solution of
practical problems in the teaching
of language.
Fries To Open Course
A course which is expected to prove
popular not only with the students
enrolled in it for credit but with all
members of the Institute is the In-
troduction to Linguistic Science, held
on Tuesdays and Thursdays from
7 to 9 p.m. EWT (6 to 8 p.m. CWT)
in the East Lecture 'Room of the
Rackham Building. In past years this
course has been characterized by the
presence not only of the faculty
member scheduled to lecture but of
various other members of the staff,
who in the discussion period present
varying views on problems still open
to dispute. The course will be opened
today by Prof. Charles C. Fries, who
will speak on the History of Linguis-
tic Science. Prof. Fries and Prof.
Freeman Twaddell will discuss the
Function and Nature of Language
The Institute here is under the di-
rection of Professor Fries of the Eng-
lish department. Its offices are in
the Rackham Building.



Wili Be

Taught Here


Several guest instructors in the
Department of Speech will offer
courses in dramatics and a sympo-
sium on television, Prof. G. E. Dens-
more, department chairman, an-
G. Emerson Markham, manager of
Television station WRGB, Schenec-
tady, N. Y., Helen T. Rhodes, pro-
ducer at the same station, and Prof.
Lewis N. Holland of the University's
Department of Electrical Engineer-,
ing will join Prof. David Owen of the
speech department in conducting the
television symposium.
Claribel Buford Baird, Profes-
sor of Speech at OklahomaCollege
for Women, and Lutcy Barton, act-
ing head of the Department of
Dramatic Art at the University of
Design Courses Are
Offered In Session
Courses in the College of Architec-
ture and Design are being offered in
the summer session but not in the
summer term, it was announced by
Dean Wells I. Bennett.
Architectural Design will be taught
by Prof. Ralph W. Hammett. Prof.
Donald B. Gooch and Prof. Catherine
B. Heller will teach Decorative De-
Aside from these professional
courses, classes in water colors and
advanced oil painting are being
taught by Prof. James D. Prender-
gast and Prof. A. M. Valerio.
Department of Speech
To Hold Weception Today
All students in speech classes have
been invited to attend a student-
faculty reception and tea which the
*Department of Speech will hold from.
3:30 to 4:30 p.m. EWT (2:30 to 3:30
p.m. CWT) today in the Assembly
Hall of the Rackham Building.
The tea is planned in order to give
students the oportunity to get ac-
quainted with one another, with the
departmental staff and with the ad-
ministrative officers of the Univer-
sity, Prof. G. E. Densmore, chairman
of the department, announced.
DETROIT, July 2-()-Jewish
le'aders of several countries will meet
in London in perhaps two weeks to
ask the British government to open
Palestine as a Jewish National Home,
Rabbi Stephen S. Wise said here to-

Arizona, will be two of the guest
instructors for the Michigan Rep-
ertory Players' Summer Season.
Miss Baird will work again with
Prof. Valentine Windt, director of
play production of the Department
of Speech and of the professional
dramatic season in Ann Arbor.
Miss Barton, costume director, will
return for her fourth summer with
the Players. Miss Barton, author of
articles in Players Magazine and
Dramatics and Speech Monographs,
has written directed or costumed sev-
eral pageants and is costumer of the
Globe Theatre Shakespeare of Chi-
cago, San Diego and Dallas.
Dr. Monroe Lippman, Associate
Professor of Speech and head of the
Department of Speech and Dram-
4 e *

atic Art at Tulane University, will
also join the staff of directors for
the summer. Prof. Lippmann has
done summer teaching and directing
at the University of Texas and Mount
Holyoke College.
He is a member of National Col-
legiate Players and Omicron Delta
Kappa, national honorary leader-
ship fraternity, the Advisory Coun-
cil of the American Educational
Theatre Association, National As-
sociation of Teachers of Speech
and the Southern Association of
Teachers of Speech.
Herbert Philippi, designer-techni
cian for Play Production of the
speech department, will design the
settings. Ernest Asmus, instructor of
stagecraft at Ann Arbor High School,

and Ivard Strauss, technical director
of the Try-out Theatre, Seattle,
Washington, will complete the tech-
nical staff.
Strauss, aside from his activity
with the Try-out Theatre, has been
associated with the New England
Conservatory of Music, New England
Chamber Opera, the Duluth Summer
School of Theatre and the University
of Washington.
He also wrote a text book on the
theatre make-up and several articles
on the educational theatre and has
had several summers of professional
stock company work in New Eng-
READER WANTED: For blind stu-
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Michigan Union on June 21. Watch
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IRA Finds Negroes
Are Denied Haircuts
By Local Barbers
No Negro can get a haircut at any
of the six uptown barbershops, ac-
cording to an Inter-Racial Associa-
tion survey conducted by Herbert
Otto, president, and Terrell Whitsit.
"This example of racial discrimi-
nation in Ann Arbor is a shameful
sign that Lincoln's work is only half
done, and while we may talk about
the poll tax and Jim Crowism in the
South, conditions in the North offer,
slight improvement," Otto declared.
Neither is the West a citadel of
non-discrimination, he declared, if
one can ,judge by the answer given
by one arber to the question,
"Does y',r shop serve Negroes?"
"I am from the West," he said. "If
we served Negroes here, customers
wouldn't come in."
"No, we don't serve Negroes, of
course. But if we did, I would get
out. I wouldn't do it," an employee at
another barber shop answered the
"We have an understanding that ,
downtown shops take care of col-
ored people," Otto called an unduly

Hanice Joins
Speech Staff
Prof. Kenneth G. Hance, since 1940
a staff member of the Department of
Speech, has joined the speech staff
of Northwestern University, Evans-
tcn, Ill., Prof. G. E. Densmore, de-
partment chairman, has announced.
Before' coming to the University,
Prof. Hance was assistant professor
of English and Speech at Olivet Col-
lege, Olivet, and professor of Speech
and Journalism and, later, chairman
of the speech department at Albion
Received Ph.D. at 'U'
A graduate of Olivet College, he
received his master'stdegree from
that institution and his , doctorate
from the University. He took addi-
tional work at Columbia, Harvard
and Northwestern Universities.
Prof. Hance is chairman of the
Committee on Publications and
member of the executive council of
the National Association of Teachers
of Speech, executive secretary of the
Interstate Oratorical Association and
associate editor of the Quarterly
Journal of Speech.
Honorary Fraternities
He is also a member of the Central
States Speech Association, the Mich-
igan Association of Teachers of
Speech and Phi Beta Kappa, Delta
Sigma Rho (Speech), Pi Kappa Del-
ta (Speech) and Theta Alpha Phi
(Dramatics) honorary fraternities.
He is editor of The Gavel of Delta
Sigma Rho.
circuitous way for cue barber to
state that he would refuse to serve
a Negro customer.
An answer of the same type given
by 'mother barber is, "Is there any
particular reason why I should serve
Negroes? There are barbershops for
that purpose."
"We don't serve Negroes here. But
we have had no occasion to do so
and have no rule against it," is a
milder statement made by another
uptown barber.

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