Tweed Museum of Art Schedule
The exhibit entitled "Dia de los Muertos (Day
of the Dead) ‹ Ofrenda Family Altar Displays" is sponsored
by the UMD Hispanic/Latino/Chicana Learning Resource Center and will be
displayed until November 11.
Last Portraits" will be displayed until January 13.
The Prints" will be on display until January 13.
Painter, Sharon Ellis
will give an artist lecture at noon on November 1 in the Tweed Lecture
Gallery owner, Phillipe
Alexandre will give an artist lecture at 7 pm on November 6 in the Tweed
Visual journalist, David
Snider will give an artist lecture at 10 am on November 14 in the Tweed
For more information
regarding the exhibitions and lectures mentioned above, call Mary at the
Tweed Museum of Art at 726-7823.
CONCERTS IN OCTOBER
The Bernstein/Krenzen Jazz Scholarship Benefit Concert
featuring UMD Jazz I and the Big Time Jazz Orchestra directed by Ryan
Frane and Randy Lee, will be held at 7:30 pm on Wednesday, October 31
in the Marshall Performing Arts Center.
The UMD Symphonic Wind Ensemble will perform at 7:30
pm on Thursday November 1 in the Marshall Performing Arts Center.
The High School Honor Band Festival Concerts will be
held at 7 pm on Friday November 2 and at 4 pm on Saturday, November 3,
at the Marshall Performing Arts Center.
The UMD Jazz Ensemble II & Guitar Ensemble, directed
by David Schmalenberger and Billy Barnard, will be held at 7:30 pm on
Tuesday, November 6 at the Marshall Performing Arts Center.
The Scandinavian Art Song Festival Songs of Norway
featuring Gregg Santa, baritone, Jeanne Doty, pianist, and Elsie Inselman,
soprano, with UMD faculty and students will be held at 7:30 pm on November
7 and 8 in 90 Bohannon Hall.
The UMD Symphony Orchestras Family Concert
- Story Hour will be held at 7:30 pm on Saturday, November 10 in
the Marshall Performing Arts Center.
The New York Chamber Soloists Vivaldis The
Four Seasons will be presented at 7:30 pm on Tuesday, November 13
in the Marshall Performing Arts Center.
The UMD Symphonic Wind Ensemble and Concert Band, directed
by Mark Whitlock and Dan Eaton, will perform at 3 pm on Sunday, December
2 in the Marshall Performing Arts Center.
Opera Scenes will be presented at 7:30 pm on Friday, December
7 and Saturday, December 8 in the Marshall Performing Arts Center.
Sounds of the Season will be presented
at 3 pm on Sunday, December 9 in the Pilgrim Congregational Church. Holiday
favorites performed by University Singers, Concert Chorale, Chamber Singers,
The UMD Percussion Ensemble and Vocal Jazz Ensembles
will perform at 7:30 pm on Tuesday, December 11 in the Marshall Performing
Arts Center. David Schmalenberger and Tina Thielen-Gaffey are the directors.
The music department will present a Big Band Extravaganza
at 7:30 pm on Thursday, December 13 in the Marshall Performing Arts Center.
Swing along with Jazz I and II to the sounds of the Big Band era.
The UMD Symphony Orchestra will present the Holiday
Concert at 7:30 pm on Saturday, December 15 in the Marshall Performing
For more information on music events contact Barbara
Tomlinson at the UMD Department of Music at 726-8208 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
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ALWORTH INSTITUTE BROWN BAG LUNCH SERIES
Teaching and Touring in
East Africa will be held at noon on Thursday, November 1 in the
Kirby Bullpub. Donn Branstrator, UMDs Biology Department, will discuss
his travels and work in East Africa, with additional commentary by Stacy
Crawford. They will present a slide show and tour of the culture, wildlife
and ecology of Lake Victoria.
Honduras After Hurricane Mitch will be
presented at noon on November 8, in Kirby Ballroom A. The event will be
presented by Glenn Nordehn, professor with UMDs School of Medicine,
and Mary Riley, RN, with Planned Parenthood. Nordehn and Riley traveled
to Honduras after Hurricane Mitch devastated that country in the fall
of 1998. They visited remote villages in a mountainous area of Honduras
offering medical care to the inhabitants. Nordehn and Riley will show
slides and discuss the emotionally and physically taxing experience.
Colombia - Its Not About Drugs! will
be presented at noon on November 15 in in Kirby Ballroom A. The presenter,
John Pegg, traveled to Colombia in 2001 with 100 other representatives
as part of a delegation sponsored by Witness for Peace, an international
human rights organization active in Latin America since 1983. He will
show slides and share his experiences and perspectives on the situation
in Colombia and effects of U.S. policies toward the country.
The Department of Chemistry will host the following
seminars. Coffee and cookies will be served.
Fluorometric Imaging of Transmembrane Ion Fluxes
will be presented by Jeffrey Smith, UMD Department of Chemistry, at 3
pm on Friday, November 2 in 150 Chemistry.
Impact of Copper Deficiency on CU, Zn-superoxide
Dismutase will be presented by Joseph Prohaska, UMD Department of
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, at 3 pm on Friday, November 9 in 150
Occupational Asthma will be presented by
Jean Regal, UMD Department of Immunology, 3 pm on Friday, November 16,
in 150 Chemistry.
Carbon Sequestration in Northern Peatlands and
Global Climate Change will be presented by John Pastor, UMD Department
of Biology and Natural Resources Research Institute, at 3 pm on Friday,
November 30 in 150 Chemistry.
Thermal Stability of Lithium Ion Batteries
will be presented by Gerardine G. Botte, UMD Department of Chemical Engineering,
at 3 pm on Friday, December 7 in 150 Chemistry.
For information contact Joanne Ellis, email@example.com
or call 726 7257.
WHO KILLED JFK?
A public lecture entitled Who
Killed JFK? will be presented by James H. Fetzer, Ph.D., McKnight
Professor, UMD Department of Philosophy, from 7 - 10:30 pm on Thursday,
November 8, in 175 LSci. Fetzer is the editor of Assassination Science
(1998) and Murder in Dealey Plaza (2000). This lecture is open to faculty,
staff, students and all members of the community and is sponsored by the
ALWORTH INSTITUTE FOR INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS OCCASIONAL LECTURE SERIES
Cyrus Bina, professor of economics
at the University of Minnesota Morris, will lecture on Iran: The
Economy and Polity of the Islamic Republic at 7 pm on Thursday,
November 9 in Kirby Ballroom B. Bina will discuss the evolving nature
of Irans political and economic situation as well as that countrys
role in international relations. Bina has been the lead faculty, associate
director of the MBA Program, and founding director of the Center of Unified,
Global, and Applied Research (COUGAR) at the University of Redlands, California
and was formerly a fellow and research associate at Harvards Center
for Middle Eastern Studies. Bina is the author of The Economics of
the Oil Crisis, and co-editor of Modern Capitalism and Islamic
Ideology in Iran and author of more than 130 published scholarly papers,
book chapters, and book reviews, particularly on the subjects of the Globalization
Process, Oil, U.S. Foreign Policy, and OPEC, and Global Technology.
NOVEMBER LAVENDER LUNCH
November Lavender Lunch
will present, Spirituality and Political Activism with Rabbi
Amy Bernstein, Temple Israel from noon - 1 pm on Tuesday, November 13
in Kirby 323. The event is sponsored by the Office of Gay Lesbian Bisexual
Transgender Services. For more information regarding this event call,
WHITE PRIVILEGE AND MALE PRIVILEGE
Peggy McIntosh will speak on
White Privilege and Male Privilege: A Personal Account of Coming
to See Correspondences through Work in Womens Studies at 7
pm, on November 14, in the Kirby Student Center Ballroom. For information
MEET THE AUTHOR: POET DENISE SWEET
Denise Sweet, Anishinaabe poet
and author of Songs for Discharming, will read from her work
and discuss artistic expression as an essential tool of transformation
at 6:30 pm on Monday, December 3 in the Librarys fourth floor Rotunda
reading room. According to Sweet, the radical act of evoking the cultural
beginnings and legacies of a people can be key to its integration and
its survival. In some indigenous languages, the words used to express
the act of breathing are one in the same with the description of singing
or expressing poetry. For many tribes, artful expression is as essential
as breathing. This event is presented by the UMD Library, with support
from the UMD Commission on Women, the UMD American Indian Learning Resource
Center, the UMD Department of American Indian Studies, and the American
Library Associations LIVE @ your library public program
funding. LIVE @ your library is an initiative of the American
Library Association, with major support from the Lila Wallace-Readers
Digest Fund and additional support from the National Endowment for the
UNIVERSITY FOR SENIORS FALL SCHEDULE
University for Seniors lectures
are 45 minutes and are followed by a question and answer session.
Portrait of Omaha Women will be held at
1:15 pm on November 14 in the Kirby Bullpub. Joyce Kramer, professor,
Department of Social Work, has looked into the history of this once prominent
Plains tribe and found accounts of extraordinary Omaha women, many strong
in the areas of human service.
SCRIPTURES IN THE LANGUAGE OF IMMIGRANTS
A new Ramseyer-Northern Bible
Society Museum Collection display will run through December on the second
floor of the UMD Library. The display illustrates the Scriptures in the
languages of Minnesota immigrants and residents. The work represents Native
American, Eastern European, Middle Eastern, Far Eastern, Pacific, Jewish,
Muslim, Hmong, and Tibetan cultures, among others.
UMD Department of Mathematics
and Statistics and Center for Cell and Molecular Biology will present
Statistical Methods for Discovering Differentially Expressed Genes
in Replicated Microarray Experiments by Wei Pan at 2:45 pm on November
1, in 130 Solon Campus Center. This is a Division of Biostatistics School
of Public Health at the University of Minnesota, Minneapolis campus.
AMERICAN INDIAN AWARENESS WEEK
The UMD Anishinaabe Student
Organization presents the following events to celebrate American Indian
Jackie Bird, Hoop Dancer,
will present contemporary and traditional dance, stories and songs at
7:30 pm on Saturday, November 3 at Sacred Heart Music Center, 201 W. Fourth
Street. For info call 723-1895. Jackie Birds presentation is co-hosted
by Sacred Heart Music Center and the Fond du Lac Reservation Duluth Indian
Services with a grant from St. Marys/Duluth Clinic.
The events on campus
will begin with Drumming from noon - 1 pm on Monday, November 5 in the
Kirby Lounge followed by a Feast from noon - 3 pm in the Kirby Bullpub.
The movie, Lakota Woman,
will be shown at 6 pm on Monday, November 5 in 70 Montague Hall.
A Music Event will be
held at 7 pm on Tuesday, November 6 in the Kirby Lounge.
A Poetry Reading will
be held from 11 am - noon on Wednesday, November 7 in the Bullpub.
Drumming & Dancing
will be held from noon-1 pm on Wednesday, November 7, in the Kirby Lounge.
A Craft night DreamCatcher
Workshop will be presented from 6 - 9 pm on Thursday, November 8
in the Kirby Bullpub.
Little Black Bear Drum
& Dance Troupe will be perform from 1:30-3 pm on Friday, November
9 in the Kirby Bullpub.
All of the events are
free and open to the public. Invite your families, friends, co-workers,
and anybody else you would like to invite! For questions, call 726-8141.
MIDDLE EAST DOCUMENTARY
Promises a preview
of the Point of View document by Justine Shapiro, B.Z. Goldberg, and Carlos
Bolado will be held at 1:30 pm on Sunday, November 4 in 80 Montague Hall.
Promises offers touching and surprisingly fresh insight into the Middle
East conflict when filmmaker B.Z. Goldberg returns to his hometown to
see what seven children -Palestinian and Israeli - think about war, peace,
and just growing up. The program will show the film Promises
followed by a panel discussion, and audience response. Sponsored by the
UMD University for Seniors, CSS Emeritus College, UWS Continuing Education,
Arrowhead Area Agency on Aging, MPIRG, and the Arrowhead Interfaith Council.
Planetarium shows will be offered
every Wednesday, at 7 pm in 130 Marshall W. Alworth Planetarium. For more
information contact firstname.lastname@example.org or 726-7129.
The five degree-granting colleges
will host a Major/ Minor Expo from 9 am to 1 pm on Friday, November 2
in Kirby Student Center (across from the bookstore). Undeci- ded students,
students considering a change of major, and students who have not yet
chosen minors can stop by to pick up major/minor planning sheets and talk
with college and academic department representatives from CLA, SBE, CEHSP,
CSE, and SFA. Students can complete the Change of Program (College) forms
at the expo; November 5 is the last day to file for UMD change of college
for Spring Semester 2002.
FALL CAMPUS ASSEMBLY MEETING
The fall Campus Assembly meeting
is scheduled for 2 pm on Tuesday, November 6 in Kirby Ballroom B. Refreshments
will be served at 1:30 pm. Agendas will be mailed to assembly members
before the meeting and copies will be on file in the library. Faculty,
staff, and students are encouraged to attend.
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October 30, 2001 Campus
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