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A New Era for Puerto Rico

The Latin American and Iberian Studies Speaker Series starts on Tuesday, Feb. 24, at 7 p.m., in Booth Ferris North, Steinman College Center, with “Puerto Rico in a New Era: Politics and Promise.’’

Puerto Rican politician and media personality Robert Vigoreaux will discuss the island’s politics, including the issues of statehood and independence. The talk is co-sponsored by International Studies and the Center for Liberal Arts and Society. For more information, contact Donna Chambers at .

March to the North for Penguins

The North Museum of Natural History & Science presents the photographic expedition “Penguins of the Antarctic,’’ by Los Angeles photographer and artist J. J. L’Heureux, opening Feb. 20.

The exhibit, which features 120 photographs, runs through June 28.

Hopkins on Race, Religion and Obama

Dwight N. Hopkins will discuss “Race, Religion and the Presidential Election” on Thursday, Feb. 19, at 7:30 p.m. in the Bonchek Lecture Hall in the Barshinger Life Sciences and Philosophy Building.

Hopkins, a professor of divinity at the University of Chicago, will examine the role of the black church and black theology in the 2008 presidential election.

Six Characters In Search of an Author

Characters and audience members alike will grapple with questions of identity and reality during Six Characters in Search of an Author, to be performed in the Green Room Theatre from Feb. 19 to 21, at 8 p.m., and Feb. 22, at 2 p.m.

Tickets are available through the Roschel box office or by phone at 717-358-4858. Tickets are $7.50 for students and seniors, $10 for College employees and $15 for off-campus patrons.