A series of free lectures at Cal Lutheran University during April and May will feature speakers in art, poetry, education, political science and economics.
The presentations include:
* "Biblical Painting and Darwin" by Lois Marie Fink, curator of research emeritus at the Smithsonian Institution National Museum of American Art. Today at 8 p.m. in the Preus-Brandt Forum.
* "Educators for School Reform" by Sidney A. Thompson, superintendent of Los Angeles Unified School District. Tuesday at 7 p.m. in the Preus-Brandt Forum.
* "Regional Entrepreneurship and Economic Development in the 21st Century" by Alan L. Carsrud, senior lecturer and academic coordinator at Harold Price Center for Entrepreneurial Studies, Anderson School at UCLA. Friday at 10 a.m. in the Nelson Room.
* "Hong Kong as a Part of China" by Edward Tseng, associate dean and professor of political science at Cal Lutheran. April 28 at 10 a.m. in the Preus-Brandt Forum.
* "Panel Discussion of Jack Ledbetter's Literary Biography on Mark Van Doren" by a panel of Cal Lutheran professors, including Jack Ledbetter. April 29 at 4 p.m. in the Nelson Room.
* "Books and the Ark" by Honors Day lecturer John Van Doren, president of the Poetry Society of Chicago and former executive editor of "The Great Ideas of Today." May 2 at 10 a.m. at Samuelson Chapel.
For more information, call the University Relations Office at 493-3151.