Tweed Museum of Art Schedule
The Here by Design/Made in Minnesota exhibit runs through
March 30. Part of this exhibition features 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
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
The Here by Design exhibition includes Design It!
Family Day from 1- 4 p.m. on March 9.
An Artist Lecture by computer video artist Dan Sandin will be presented
at noon on Thursday, March 7.
For more information regarding the exhibitions and lectures mentioned
above, call Mary at the Tweed Museum of Art at 726-7823.
World of Music concert
The UMD Percussion Ensemble, under the direction of David Schmalenberger,
presents a World Music Concert at 7:30 p.m on Tuesday March 5, in the
Marshall Performing Arts Center. The ensemble will perform traditional
African drumming, singing, and dancing in this special event which includes
music from Ghana, Nigeria, Zimbabwe, Tanzania, Cuba, Haiti, and Brazil.
Contemporary World Music chamber pieces are also featured.
Bryon Jon - Native American blues/country blues
Bryon Jon will perform from 6 - 8 p.m. on Wednesday, March 6 in Kirby
Ballroom B. All are invited to attend, refreshments will be served.
The UMD Symphonic Wind Ensemble and Concert Band will perform selections
of exemplary works for wind ensembles including Molly on the Shore,
a classic work by Percy Grainger. Directed by Mark Whitlock and Daniel
W. Eaton. The event will take place on Thursday, March 7th in the Marshall
Performing Arts Center.
Head of the Lakes Jazz Festival
Saxophonist Ernie Watts joins Jazz Ensemble I. Watts has performed with
jazz greats Cannonball Adderley, Quincy Jones, Billy Cobham, Charlie Haden,
Quartet West, the Liberation Orchestra, the Buddy Rich Band, the Tonight
Show band with Doc Severinsen, Pat Metheny, Lee Ritenour, the Rolling
Stones, Whitney Houston, Frank Zappa, Aretha Franklin, and Chaka Khan.
The event will be held at 7 p.m. on Saturday, March 9 under the direction
of Ryan Frane in the Marshall Performing Arts Center.
Choral Concert: Motets
This diverse concert includes choir and brass antiphonal settings, classical
Mozart, the motets of Durufle, and Duke Ellingtons Sacred
Service. Gospel singer Curtis Gulledge joins the UMD Concert Chorale,
Chamber Singers, University Singers, and the vocal jazz ensemble, Lake
Effect. The concert will be held at 3 p.m. on Sunday, March 10 under the
direction of Tina Thielen Gaffey at the Cathedral of Our Lady of the Rosary.
High School Choral Invitational
The concert is scheduled for 4:30 p.m. on Monday, March 11 under the direction
of Stanley Wold and Tina Thielen-Gaffey in the Marshall Performing Arts
MD Symphony Orchestra Solo Competition Concert
Performances by UMD student solo competition winners are featured as well
as Dvoraks Symphony #8 in G major at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday,
March 12 with Director Rudy Perrault in the Marshall Performing Arts Center.
Junior High Honors Band Festival
Mark Whitlock and Daniel W. Eaton will direct this concert at 3:30 p.m.
on Thursday, March 14 in the Marshall Performing Arts Center.
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 email@example.com for tickets.
Guthrie Theater will hold its residency at UMD from March 26 - 27.
On those dates the Guthrie Theater will also perform Eugene ONeills
famous comedy, Ah, Wilderness! in MPAC. Performance times are 7:30 p.m.
on both evenings. Tickets are available by calling the UMD Box Office
at 726-8561. This is an exciting collaboration for the University, as
well as the community of Duluth.
AFROTC GUEST SPEAKERS
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. For information contact the ROTC
office at 726-7159 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Biology seminars are held at 3:30 p.m. in Life Science 175.
G. Sarath, presents Plant Hemoglobins on
Kevin Flyn, EPA, will give a presentation on March
John Froehlich will give a presentation on April 5.
Andrew Klemer, Department of Biology, UMD, presents Ecological
Economics of Environmental and Public Healthon April 12.
Matt Grober, Georgia State University, will give a presentation
on April 19.
PERSPECTIVES ON TERRORISM
The next Cultural and Global Perspectives of Terrorism Forum will be held
from noon to 1 p.m. on March 6 in Kirby Rafters. The speakers and
the topics are: Khaleel Dokhanchi, UWS Superior, Peace Studies and
Fighting Terrorism Some Lessons; Domien Cronin, Lake Superior
College, Ireland and Religious Politics; and Eve Browning
Cole, UMD-Philosophy, Ethics of Terrorism. For information
contact Reza-ul (Raj) Karim at email@example.com.
UMD URBAN STUDIES BROWN BAG SERIES
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 include refreshments. The series is
co-sponsored by the Center for Community and Regional Research.
ALWORTH INSTITUTE BROWN BAG LUNCH
Marshall Johnson, professor of sociology at UWS, will present 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 communist village.
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 last year. In addition, Timothy Crow, UWS Professor
of German and Spanish, will discuss his view of German culture based on
several years of travel and study throughout the country.
Michael Linn, professor of linguistics, Department of
Composition, presents A Peace Corp Fathers View of Benin
at noon on Thursday, March 14 in the Kirby Bullpub. In the summer
of 2001, Michael visited Benin where his daughter, Francis Linn, was a
Peace Corp volunteer. He will present slides and discuss the time he spent
with his daughter in the village of Bensego and the capital city of Porto
Sarah Bauer, assistant professor of art and design at
UMD presents Tibet: Pilgrimage, Practice, Sacred Art and Ritual
at noon on Wednesday, March 27, in the Tweed Lecture Gallery. Bauer
provides a glimpse of her research project/pilgrimage to Tibet in the
summer of 2001. She will document her experiences and the living sacred
art and ritual of Tibetan Buddhism. For information contact the Alworth
Institute at 726-8616 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Seth Sadofsky, UMD Department of Geological Sciences,
will present a seminar at 4 p.m. on Thursday, February 21 in Life
Science 175. The topic is Tracing Light Elements through Subduction-Zone
Metamorphism: Implications for Global Geochemical Cycles.
David J. Mayo, professor of philosophy, presents Vitalism Revisited:
Disability Voices and Physician Aid-in-Dying at 3 p.m. on Wednesday,
February 27, in ABAH 235.
DULUTH WRITERS' WORKSHOP
The Duluth Writers Workshop on Lake Superior will be held June 12-18,
at the University of Minnesota Duluth. The faculty include: Robert Olen
Butler, fiction; Patricia Weaver Francisco, memoir and personal essay;
and Henry Taylor, poetry. Classes, faculty and student readings will be
held on the campus overlooking Lake Superior. The cost is $495 per person.
English Professor Joseph Maiolo is the workshop director and UMD Publications
Director Cheryl Reitan is the program coordinator. For information see:
http://www.d.umn.edu/goto/writers or call 218-726-8996.
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 email@example.com
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.
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
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.
Art of Peace community event featuring workshops, programs,
and art presentations will be held from 1 - 5 p.m. and 7 10 p.m.
at the United Methodist Church, 230 E. Skyline, Saturday, March 23.
Contact Sara or Paula at (218) 389-3220 for more information.
The film Chocolat will be shown at 7:30 p.m., Saturday,
March 23 at the College of St. Scholastica Science Auditorium.
Guest speaker Sheila Wellstone will present Confronting
Contemporary Slavery: The International Trafficking of Women and Girls
on Tuesday, March 26 at 7 p.m. in the Kirby Ballroom.
Kaija Webster will be speaking on the History of
Women in Climbing and Mountaineering along with presenting a slide
show on Wednesday, March 27 at noon in Kirby Plaza 120.
The video A Hero for Daisy and a talk on Title IX will
be presented on Wednesday, March 27 from 12 1:30 p.m. in
UWS Womens Resource Center, 19 Rothwell Student Center.
Guest speaker Sally Zelen will discuss Health Motivation
and Eating Styles from 6 9 p.m. on Wednesday, March 27
in Life Science 175.
Guest speaker Stephany Stromme, registered dietitian,
will present Weight Management Strategies for Busy People
at noon in Kirby 355-57 on Thursday, March 28.
UW-Superior Campus Writers present Words on Women:
A Poetry/Prose Reading on Tuesday, April 2 from 12
1:30 p.m. in the UWS Danielson Room, Rothwell Student Center.
Speaker Agate Nesaule presents The Impact of War
on Women, Tuesday, April 2 at 7 p.m in the College of St.
Scholastica, Sommers Lounge.
Hear poet Nancy Fitzgerald on Tuesday, April 2
at 9 p.m. at the Norshor Theater, 211 E. Superior.
Ellis, Singer and Songwriter performs on Thursday,
April 4 at 7 p.m. at UWS Concourse, Rothwell Student Center.
Northcountry Womens Coffeehouse Dykling Dykosaurs,
and Queergrrls: An Intergenerational Conversation for Feminists about
Loving Women with Ellis on Friday, April 5 at 5:30 p.m. followed
by Ellis performance at 7 p.m. at Building for Women, 32 E. 1st Street
Larry Knopp speaks on Geographies of Sexualities
in the Twin Ports on Wednesday, April 10 at 12 noon in Kirby
Artist Lecture Series presents photographer Andrea Hoelscher,
on Thursday, April 11 at noon in the Tweed.
A Tour of Gay/Lesbian places in the Twin Ports will take
place Saturday, April 13. For registration information call 726-6246.
Sharon Kotter, Superior Mayor speaks on Why Superior?
Perspectives on Urban Issues. Wednesday, April 17 at 12 noon
in Kirby 323.
Thursday, April 25 is Take Our Daughters to Work
Watch Currents for more information on upcoming womens
history events. For information contact Kathryn Fuller, firstname.lastname@example.org
or call 726-7829.
disABILITY AWARENESS EVENTS
March is Disabilities Awareness Month and UMD is presenting a number of
The video, King Gimp, will be shown from noon - 1 p.m.
and from 4:30 - 5:30 on March 5 in the Kirby Garden Room.
Geri Jewell, Cousin Geri from TV sitcom Facts
of Life, will speak on on Building Bridges: Valuing Disability
and Diversity at 1:30 2:30 p.m. and 3 4 p.m. on Thursday,
March 7 in the Kirby Garden Room.
Jewell will present Celebration of Abilities later that evening
at 7 p.m. in the Kirby Ballroom.
A satellite teleconference Assistive Technology
and Universal Design will be presented from 12:30 - 2:30 p.m. on
March 11, in 173 Kirby Plaza.
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 email@example.com
Two person teams or individuals will run 2 miles on the indoor track and
swim 750 yards in the UMD pool on Saturday March 2. The race begins
at 12:30 p.m. and athletes should meet at the UMD pool by 11:45 a.m. Pre-register
in the Rec Sports, SpHC 121, by February 27. For more info call Rec Sports
FIFTH ANNUAL GEAR SWAP
Join the UMD Outdoor Educators Club on Saturday, March 9 from 9:30
a.m. - 2 p.m. Bring your outdoor gear to sell or come to the sale and
take advantage of some great deals! Fifteen percent of the sale price
is taken to promote outdoor education. The event will take place in Sports
and Health Center Room 135. The equipment drop off times are: Friday,
March 8, 2-7 p.m. and Saturday, March 9, 8-9 a.m. For information or registration
call Beth at 726-6533.
Committee members are needed to help plan the UMD 2002 Homecoming. Perhaps
youd like to get involved with the bonfire, Pet Parade, Carnival,
Dance, Parade, Campus Decorating Contest or other activities. 2002 Homecoming
is planned for the week of September 23-28, 2002.
A planning meeting will take place on Wednesday, March 6 at 3 p.m.
in Kirby Center 333. Contact Linda Larson at 726-7230 or lmlarson @d.umn.edu
if you are interested. Homecoming is a campus event and we need input
and suggestions from everyone!
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.
The Glensheen Historic Estate will be hosting a dinner theater on April
18 and April 25. There will be a tour at 6:30 p.m. followed by dinner
at 7 p.m. and the Change of Pace Production from 8 - 9 p.m. Call 218-726-8910
or toll-free: 888-454-GLEN (4536) for more information.
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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