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Fall 1999: "Time and Value"

 Eiko and Koma | Maya Lin | Stephen J. Gould | Manuel Castells

Eiko and Koma,
an Avant-garde Japanese Dance Team

September 20-26 1999



Maya Lin,
Asian-American Architect and Artist

October 22-24 1999



Stephen Jay Gould,
American Evolutionary Biologist

October 27-28 1999



Manuel Castells,
Spanish Economic Sociologist

November 12-13 1999