Haule's topic will be "Poetica Tremens: The Fear of Poetry and Other Mild Psychotic Disorders," providing answers to such questions as "What is a poem?," "What two things must every person know in order to appreciate a poem?" and "What is the difference between a good poem and a bad poem?" He will discuss how poets use language and add depth to the human experience.
Tickets are $12.50 per person, which includes the soup-to-dessert buffet. Reservations are required and can be made through the Alumni Association at 381-2500.
Coming on March 4 will be the last lecture in this year's series, "Identification and Nurturing of a Gifted Child" by Dr. Jo Ann Burns, associate professor in the Department of Educational Psychology. It will also be at noon at the McAllen Country Club.