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Guest Speaker at LSU Alexandria

Released: 10/14/2003

Ms. Vani Marshall of Malaysia will serve a one-day residency at LSU Alexandria on October 27. The focus of the residency will be to expose audiences to India’s culture, history and artifacts. Her presentations will include information about the historical civilization of India and its Vedic Age. <p> Marshall has roots in India and she and her husband serve primarily as ministers. They travel the United States making presentations on India’s culture. Marshall will conduct seminars in the classroom and hold three sessions for the public to attend. In addition, an exhibit of Indian artifacts will be on display. </p><p> General sessions that are free and open to the public will be held on Monday, October 27 at 9 a.m., 10 a.m. and at 12 p.m. in the Barbara Brumfield Caffey Annex. The sessions will include discussion of India’s Vedic Age, Indian poetry reading and viewing of select items from the exhibit on Indian cultural artifacts and antique collectibles. </p><p> The collection of Indian artifacts will be on exhibit in the James C. Bolton Library for a few weeks after Marshall’s residency. </p><p> For more information, contact Dessie S. Williams at 473-6473.</p>