Professor George Herbert Palmer '64 will give the first of a course of eight lectures under the auspices of the Lowell Institute this afternoon at 5 o'clock. The general topic of the series is "Some Types of English Poetry," and the lectures are to be given every Wednesday afternoon until December 10. Professor Palmer will speak today on the "Introduction" to his series.
The Lowell Institute lectures will be given this year, as in recent years, in Huntington Halls 491 Boylston street, Admission to these lectures is free.
Lecture by Professor Baldensperger.
Professor Fernand Baldensperger will continue his lectures on the general subject "Etudes de literature compare. Le type de 'l'honnete homme' et les classiques francais du XVIIe siecle" today in Emerson D at 4.30 o'clock. Today's will be the eighth lecture in the series, the topic being "Pascal." These lectures are given in French and are open to the public.