CONTACT: MELVIN O. SHAW
100 Old Public Library
Iowa City IA 52242
(319) 384-0010; fax (319) 384-0024
Release: Feb. 28, 2001
Box Office distributes Coretta Scott King lecture tickets
IOWA CITY, Iowa
-- Tickets for the Coretta Scott King Distinguished Lecture hosted by the
University of Iowa Lecture Committee will be handed out to UI students, staff,
and faculty, beginning Thursday, March 1 at the University Box Office in the
Iowa Memorial Union.
On Friday, March 2, tickets will be available to the
general public. Tickets for both groups will be limited to two per person.
Approximately 900 tickets are expected to be given away for
Mrs. King's lecture, which takes place at 7:30 p.m., Wednesday, March 7 in
the Main Lounge of the IMU.
The lecture will be broadcast closed circuit and shown
in the Second Floor Ballroom of the IMU in case of an overflow crowd.
The UI Lecture Committee invites prominent persons
from a range of backgrounds, ideas, and opinions to guest lecture at the UI
to enhance the campus learning environment.
Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to attend
all UI-sponsored events. If you are a person with a disability who requires
an accommodation in order to participate in this program, please contact the
UI Lecture Committee at (319) 335-3255.