TWEED MUSEUM OF ART SCHEDULE
The Here by Design/Made in Minnesota exhibit runs through
March 30. Part of this exhibition features the project Here by
Design, an exhibit and publication developed by Lindsay Shen and James
Boyd-Brent for the Goldstein Gallery, U of M Department of Design, Housing
and Apparel, which displays the unique products of a variety of Minnesota
designers, from beadwork to architecture and graphic design. The Here
by Design exhibit and catalogue on the Twin Cities campus was funded by
The Design Institute of the University of Minnesota.
An additional exhibition component, developed
by the Tweed Museum of Art, focuses on the design process itself, exploring
the way in which an idea is developed into a finished product, by presenting
the work of five Duluth area designers and manufacturers: Cirrus Design
Corporation; Vulpine Adaptive; UMDs Natural Resources Research Institute;
Damberg, Scott, Gerzina, Wagner Architects Inc.; and LHB Engineers and
Here by Design exhibition events include a lecture by
Lindsay Shen and James Boyd-Brent at 6 p.m. on February 26; and
Design It! Family Day from 1 - 4 p.m. on March 9.
An additional event at the Tweed includes an Artist
Lecture by computer video artist Dan Sandin at noon on Thursday, March
For more information regarding the exhibitions and lectures
mentioned above, call Mary at the Tweed Museum of Art at 726-7823.Thursday,
JAZZ AND THE MOVIES
Jazz Cabaret: A Night at the Movies will be presented at 7:30 p.m. on
Thursday, Friday, and Saturday, February 21-23 in the Greysolon
Plaza Ballroom. UMD vocal jazz ensembles with director, Tina Thielen-Gaffey,
will sing and dance to music from favorite film scores.
Top Girls will be performed from February 28 - March 3 & March
5-9 in the Dudley Experimental Theatre at the Marshall Performing
Arts Center. This play swirls around Marlene, a high-flying business woman
who has been promoted to managing director at the Top Girls Employment
Agency. Her success has come with a cost, however, and the plot unfolds
the frightening realities of the New Woman. Top Girls
author Caryl Churchill has impacted the theatre of Great Britain and the
United States. For more than two decades, her work has challenged the
accepted norms of playwrighting and societys perception of gender
roles. Churchill fashioned the play as a feminist critique of the Bourgeois
Feminist movement of the 1970s. She posits that the success of individual
women in the corporate world is attained at the expense of their less
privileged sisters. Call 726-8561 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for tickets.
ALLWORTH INSTITUTE LECTURE
A panel discussion and open forum on World Trade: The New Debate with
panelists: Sherle Schwenninger, senior fellow, World Policy Institute,
New School University, New York; Davis Helberg, executive director, Seaway
Port Authority of Duluth; Joel Sipress, associate professor of history,
University of Wisconsin Superior and Mary Theurer, director, Council 96,
AFSME will be held at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, February 13 in the Tweed
Museum of Art Court Gallery. Sponsored by the Royal D. Alworth, Jr. Institute
for International Studies and the League of Women Voters Duluth. The moderator
is Paul Sharp, professor of political science and director of the Alworth
The panel will discuss the impact of international trade on the Northlands
economy. This event is free and open to the public, and a reception will
follow. It is funded in part by the Global Awareness Fund of the Duluth-Superior
Area Community Foundation.
SCHOOL OF MEDICINE SEMINAR
The Burroughs Welcome Fund Visiting Professor Public Seminar presents
Dean P. Jones, Ph.D., professor of biochemistry and director of Nutritional
Health Sciences at Emory University School of Medicine in Atlanta, Georgia,
who will present a seminar entitled Nutrition, Aging and Disease:
Mitochondrial Redox Control at 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, February
13 in 142 School of Medicine. Jones has distinguished himself both
nationally and internationally as a leading expert on the issues of metabolic
regulation of aging and disease. For information contact: Arun Goyal at
726-7566, email@example.com or Kendall B. Wallace 726-8899, firstname.lastname@example.org.
This seminar is free and open to the public.
UNDERGRADUATE MATHEMATICS COLLOQUIUM
William J. Krossner will present Can
the use of concepts from introductory statistics yield stock market profits?
from 4 - 5 p.m. on Thursday, February 14, in 130 Solon Campus Center.
No guarantees, but the speaker will show how the use of techniques learned
in any introductory mathematical statistics class resulted in net profits
for the past four years of stock market investing. Very little theory,
but several empirically-based techniques (based on theory) will be discussed
and illustrated. If you know the meanings of the terms time series,
least-squares line and probability distribution function
you can understand this talk.
AFROTC GUEST SPEAKERS
Colonel Bonnie Mertely, graduate of St. Lukes Hospital School of
Nursing in Duluth, 319th Medical Group Commander, Grand Forks AFB, North
Dakota, will talk about her career in the Air Force and command opportunities
for nurses from 2 - 3 p.m. on Friday, February 15 in 119 Sports
and Health Center.
Alfred Agostino, WWII B-17 crew member and former POW in Germany, will
discuss his experiences from WWII from 2 - 3 p.m. on Wednesday, March
6 in the SpHC Hall of Fame Room.
Tony Jurek, Korean War Veteran and former POW, will discuss his experiences
from the Korean War from 2 - 3 p.m. on Wednesday, April 6 in the
SpHC Hall of Fame Room.
Seminars are held at 3:30 p.m. in Life Science 175.
David Mach, EPA, will give a presentation on February
Jonathon Swaffield, Department of Genetics, North Carolina
State University presents Genetic Analysis of the Proteasome
on February 22.
G. Sarath, presents Plant Hemoglobins on
Kevin Flyn, EPA, will give a presentation on March
John Froehlich will give a presentation on April
Andrew Klemer, Department of Biology, UMD, presents
Ecological Economics of Environmental and Public Health on
Matt Grober, Georgia State University, will give a presentation
on April 19.
AMERICAN CHEMICAL SOCIETY LECTURE
The Lake Superior Section of the American Chemical Society presents Cleaning
and Preservation of Copper Coins by Alton Hassell, Baylor University,
on Friday, February 15, at 5:30 p.m. in room 290 of the Engineering
PERSPECTIVES ON TERRORISM
The second Cultural and Global Perspectives on Terrorism forum is scheduled
for Tuesday, February 19, in the ballroom of UMD Kirby Student
Center from noon to 1 p.m. The forum speakers and topics are: Congressman
James Oberstar, presenting Policies and Practices in Air Travel,
Following the September 11 Disaster; Professor Helen Rallis, presenting
Africa and Nelson Mandela Resistance or Terrorism;
Professor Subhash Basak, presenting History and Conflict related
to Kashmir between India and Pakistan and Shehriyar Rahmatoo, presenting
Uzbekistan and internal cultural conflicts. Watch for future
forums and the conference, Cultural and Global Perspectives on Terrorism
on March 6, and April 5-6. For information contact Reza-ul
(Raj) Karim at email@example.com.
UMD URBAN STUDIES BROWN BAG SERIES
Duluth school board member Mary Cameron will speak on Women and
People of Color in Duluth and in the Public Schools on February
20 in Kirby 355-57.
Jim McGinnis, head of the Mayors Economic Steering
Committee, will present A Businessmans Perspective on Whats
Right and Wrong with Duluth. on March 27 in Kirby 323.
Urban Studies head Larry Knopp will present Geographies
of Sexuality in the Twin Ports on April 10 in Kirby 355-57
with a tour to follow on April 13.
Superior Mayor Sharon Kotter will discuss Why
Superior? Perspectives on Urban Issues on April 17 in Kirby
323. All sessions are from noon - 1 p.m. and feature refreshments. The
series is co-sponsored by the Center for Community and Regional Research.
ALWORTH INSTITUTE BROWN BAG LUNCH
David Yount presents Ladakh (India): The Land of Ancient Futures,
at noon on Thursday, February 21 in the Tweed Lecture Gallery.
Yount traveled in Southeast and South Asia in 2000. In his second presentation
related to this trip,Yount highlights Ladakh (from the Tibetan la-dags,
meaning land of mountain passes) a semi-autonomous Tibetan
Buddhist region in the Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir, between Muslim
Pakistan and Hindu India. The Ladakhis have developed a sustainable lifestyle
ideally suited to the harsh conditions of the region. This lifestyle is
currently undergoing changes due to the pressures of globalization, but
the people are trying to achieve a balance between modernization and preservation
of their way of life.
Marshall Johnson, professor of sociology at UWS, presents
From West Street to South Street: Creative Responses to the Capitalist
Road in China at noon on Wednesday, February 27 in Kirby
Ballroom A. He uses his research in two very different spaces to explore
the institutional and representational possibilities in China today. West
Street in idyllic Yangshuo with its cyber cafes, English schools
and authentic Chinese countryside has built an economy around
global tourist stimulation. South Street in gritty Henan Province
responds to capitalist restoration by building a democratic and prosperous
Kelly Dowell, a UWS graduate, presents Experiencing
German Culture at noon on Thursday, March 7 in Kirby Student
Center 333. She will discuss her experiences studying the German language
and culture in Germany in the Spring/Summer of 2001. In addition, Dr.
Timothy Crow, UWS Professor of German and Spanish, discusses his view
of German culture based on several years of travel and study throughout
ELDERHOSTEL AT SUPERIOR SHORES RESORT
Enjoy a rustic setting in a thoroughly modern resort as you and other
Elderhostelers from all over the USA stay at the Superior Shores Resort
in Two Harbors, May 19-24. Learn about the spring bird migration
in the classroom and on field trips with local birder Dave Benson. Jamie
Harvie will lead you into guided discussions of the most pressing environmental
issues of our times: toxics, forest destruction, global warming and what
is being done to protect future generation. Explore the Lake Superior
shoreline with Andrew Slade, as you learn of the lakes history of
shipping, storms, lighthouses and its geology. Contact 726-6347 or firstname.lastname@example.org
for more information.
UNIVERSITY FOR SENIORS
University for Seniors lectures are held on Wednesday afternoons. Questions
and discussion follow each 45-minute lecture.
Bell, Book and Casino: Indian Education and Gaming
in the 21 Century will be held at 1:15 on February 27. Robert
Powless, retired UMD professor and former chair of Indian Studies, will
talk about the ups and downs of the education of the American Indian people
and take a look at the effects of gaming on the American Indians
lives, especially education.
BLACK HISTORY MONTH CELEBRATION
February is Black History Month. Events that celebrate the month include:
A lecture by Elaine Brown (writer, poet, feminist/social activist) from
6 -9 p.m. on February 15 in the Kirby Ballroom. The Soul Food Dinner
will be held from 6 -9 p.m. on February 16 also in the Kirby Ballroom.
Tickets for this dinner will go on sale beginning January 30 at the Kirby
Plaza (in front of the bookstore). Celebrate this special month through
these events. If you have any questions, please call Festus Addo-Yobo,
African-American Learning Resource Center at 726-6187.
WOMENS HISTORY CELEBRATION
March is Womens History month.
The celebration includes: Top Girls by Caryl Churchill,
performed from February 28 - March 1-3, 5-9 in the UMD Dudley Experimental
Theatre at 8 p.m.
On February 28 the Duluth Womens Health
Center Community Meeting will discuss Minnesotas Reproductive Health
Issues at 3 p.m. in the Garden Room, Kirby Student Center, and at 7 p.m.
at Building for Women, 32 E. 1st St.
The events for March begin on Friday, March 1 with the Northcountry Womens
Coffeehouse, 4-D-Yikes at 7 p.m., at the Building for Women.
On Monday, March 4 a Womens Forum discusses
Taking a Realistic Look at Equity Returns at noon in Humanities
458 (via ITV). Register at www.d.umn.edu/umdhr/Training/regform.html
Womens Resource and Action Center will hold a Clothing Drive from10
a.m. 2 p.m. from March 5 7 in the Kirby Student Center.
Guest speaker Kate Taylor, PAVSA, will speak on Spring
Break Safety for Women at noon on Wednesday, March 6 in Kirby 355.
Jean Captain will present Self Defense for Women
from 6 9 p.m. on Wednesday, March 6 in Life Sciences 175.
Marilyn Russell-Bogle and Linda Grover will present "Life,
Spirit, and Symbols: Art and Poetry of Two Ojibwe Women." from 3
4 p.m. on Wednesday, March 6, in the Library Rotunda.
Bonnie Solem, RN, NP, from the Womens Health Center
will discuss "The Future of Contraceptive Methods" at noon on
Thursday, March 7 in Kirby 355-57.
Incorporating Feminist Theory into the Visual Arts.
will be held at noon on Thursday, March 7 in 112 UWS Rothwell Student
On Thursday, March 7 there will be a workshop
by Geri Jewell (Cousin Geri from TV sitcom Facts of
Life) on Building Bridges: Valuing Disability and Diversity
at1:30 2:30 p.m. or 3 4 p.m. in the Kirby Garden Room. Geri
Jewell will also speak on Celebration of Abilities later that
evening at 7 p.m. in the Kirby Ballroom.
Friday, March 8 is International Womens
Day and guest speaker Sharon Kemp will discuss Women and Islam
at noon in Kirby 333.
Ann Anderson, violinist, and Judy Lindor Arnold, pianist,
will hold a recital featuring works of women composers at 3 p.m. on Sunday,
March 10 in the Tweed. Refreshments will be served following the recital.
Guest speakers Gail Schoenfelder and Rosemary Guttormsson
from the League of Women Voters will be speaking on Making Democracy
Work at noon on Tuesday, March 12 in Kirby 323.
Also on Tuesday, March 12 guest speaker Sheila
Bland will present The Theatre of Outrageous Women
7 p.m. in the Garden Room.
A poetry reading by Mary Willett Hughes will be held
at 9 p.m. on Tuesday, March 12 in the Norshor Theater, 211 E. Superior.
A Health Fair will be held Wednesday, March 13
from 10 a.m. 2 p.m. in the Kirby Student Center.
Bounxou Chanthraphone, Laotian weaver, will present an
Artist Lecture from 10 11 a.m. on Wednesday, March 13 at
the Tweed Museum of Art.
The speaker for Wednesday, March 13 is Blanche
Wiesen Cook presenting Eleanor Roosevelt, Women, and Power
at 6 p.m. with a reception at 7 p.m. at the UWS Katherine Oman Theater.
A free bus will leave from Kirby Bus Turnaround at 5:45 p.m.
On Thursday, March 14 there will be an informal
discussion on Eleanor Roosevelt with Blanche Wiesen Cook from 10
11:30 am at the UWS Danielson Room, in the Rothwell Student Center.
Clare Coss will host a dramatic reading: Mary White
Ovington (founder of NAACP) at noon on Thursday, March 14
in the UWS Multicultural Center, Old Main 230.
A discussion of Women in Power in Times of Crisis
based on the Blanche Wiesen Cook lecture will be held from 3:30
4:30 p.m. on Thursday, March 14 in the Kirby Garden Room.
Watch Currents for more information on upcoming womens
history events. For information contact Kathryn Fuller, email@example.com
or call 726-7829.
FEAST OF NATIONS
The UMD International Club is hosting the 34th annual Feast of Nations
(FON) on Saturday, March 2, in the Kirby Ballroom and Rafters.
Events will begin at 4:30 p.m. and will go until 10:00 p.m. with a dance
to follow. The FON is the largest event sponsored by a student organization
at UMD. Events planned for this year include cultural exhibits, music
and dance performances from different cultures and an all you can eat
buffet with recipes from around the world.
Tickets will be sold beginning Monday, February 18 in front of the UMD
Bookstore. Last year tickets were sold out in less than two and half days,
so we recommend buying yours early.
The five UMD colleges will host a Major/Minor Expo on Wednesday, March
27, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. in the Kirby Student Center. Undecided 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.
Planetarium shows will be offered every Wednesday, at 7 p.m. in 130 Marshall
W. Alworth Planetarium. For more information contact firstname.lastname@example.org
BED AND BREAKFAST SERIES
The Glensheen Historic Estate announces a B & B Fine Dining Series
to be held on February 16, March 16, April 20. Each
event includes a tour that begins at 4:30 p.m., and dinner that follows
at 5:30 p.m. Receive a coupon to stay a night (M-Th) at any of the 11
historic Duluth Bed and Breakfasts.
VALENTINES DAY DINING
Glensheen will again host Valentines Day Dining on February 14.
Enjoy a private, candle-lit dinner in the Winter Garden. There are two
seatings, one with a tour that begins at 4:30 p.m.; dinner follows at
5:30 p.m. The second tour begins at 7 p.m.; dinner follows at 8 p.m.
EASTER EGG HUNT AND BUFFET BRUNCH
The Glensheen Historic Estate will be hosting a free Easter egg hunt and
grounds tour on March 24, beginning at 9 a.m. followed by a buffet
brunch from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Buffet reservations are requested.
Call 218-726-8910 or toll-free: 888-454-GLEN (4536)
for more information.
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