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A Celebration of Letters

When Apr 11, 2006
from 7:30 PM to 8:30 PM
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The Institute for the Arts and Humanities

is pleased to present


Tuesday, April 11, 2006
7:30 p.m.
Schwab Auditorium

Mr. Rushdie will receive the first annual presentation of the IAH

Medal for Distinguished Contributions
to the Arts and Humanities

As part of the evening's ceremony, Mr. Rushdie will deliver the

The Richard B. Lippin Lectureship in Ethics

"A Celebration of Letters"

Tickets are free, but nonetheless are required for this event. Tickets (2 per PSU ID) are available starting March 27 (students), March 28 (faculty and staff), March 29 (general public) at Eisenhower Auditorium, Penn State Downtown Theatre, and the HUB-Robeson Center Information Desk. For ticket information: 1-814-863-0255 or 1-800-ARTS-TIX.

Mr. Rushdie will also participate in a WPSU "Lobby Talk" from 3:30-4:30 on April 11, and he will hold a small seminar for faculty and students on April 12. Tickets are also required for these events. Tickets are free, but are very limited.

For further information, please contact the Institute for the Arts and Humanities <>.

Mr. Rushdie's visit has been generously supported by the Rock Ethics Institute, the Pockrass Memorial Fund of the College of Communications, the John M. Anderson Endowment of the School of Visual Arts, the National Endowment for the Humanities, WPSU, Penn State Press, Barnes and Noble, as well as the Departments of English, Philosophy, Comparative Literature, German, and History.

For further information please contact the Institute for the Arts and Humanities at