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Culture notes: Miss Lillian to be honored; Rushdie presents Emory film series

Miss Lillian to be honored

Lillian Carter, the late mother of former President Jimmy Carter, will be honored by Georgia Women of Achievement during the orgainzation’s 20th anniversary induction ceremony, March 10 at Wesleyan College in Macon. “Miss Lillian’s” daughter-in-law, Rosalynn Carter, who was instrumental in the group’s founding, will give the keynote speech. Also being honored: the late May duBignon Stiles Howard, a Savannah leader in women’s education and health, and the late Mary Francis Hill Coley, an Albany midwife. 770-633-4202, HOWARD POUSNER

Rushdie presents

Salman Rushdie, an Emory University writer in residence, has curated a series of four films from great works of fiction that he will introduce starting with Monday night’s[2/21] 7:30 screening of Satyajit Ray’s “Pather Panchali,” from the autobiographical novel by Bengali writer Bibhutibhushan Bandopadhyay. Other free screenings to be introduced by Rushdie (at White Hall, room 208): “The Dead” (by James Joyce), Feb. 28; “Cotempt” (Alberto Moravia), March 14; “Lolita” (Vladimir Nabokov), March 21.

Rushdie also will participate in an free discussion on the memoir,  “Truth and Memory,”  with Emory vice president and secretary Rosemary Magee, at 5 p.m. Feb. 27 at Emory’s Glenn Memorial Auditorium. Free. Doors open at 4; no large bags/backpacks, cameras or recording devices permitted.  HOWARD POUSNER

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