Tweed Museum of Art Schedule
The UMD Artist Lecture Series welcomes Victor Margolin and Jan Sivertson
as the upcoming lecturers on April 4 in the Tweed Museum lecture
gallery. Margolin will speak at 2 p.m., and Sivertson at 6 p.m. The public
is welcome to attend.
Victor Margolin is the author of a number of books
on the history of graphic design, and co-founded and is the current co-editor
of Design Issues: A Journal of History, Theory, and Criticism, a design
journal that helped kindle scholarly interest in the visual communications
process. He has written numerous articles on design in a wide range of
prestigious design journals and professional magazines, and has lectured
at conferences and many cultural and educational institutions throughout
the world. He is currently professor of art and design history at the
University of Illinois at Chicago where he is also director of graduate
Jan Sivertson of Grand Marais and Duluth is an
artist and gallerist. She opened the first Sivertson gallery in Grand
Marais with her father, the artist and author Howard Sivertson. The gallery
expanded to Duluth in 1995 and a second Grand Marais gallery was opened
in 1999. The galleries offer original work by regional artists as well
as works by Inuit, Native American, Canadian, Canadian First Nations and
Alaskan artists. The Sivertson Gallery mission is to enhance and enrich
the artistic and cultural lives of the communities it serves.
Sivertson and Margolin will serve as co-jurors
for the 2002 UMD Annual Student Exhibition which will be on display at
the Tweed from April 13 through May 5. Please contact Suzanne
Szucs at 726-6286 with questions.
Other events taking place at the Tweed include:
UMD Art Student ExhibitionAwards Ceremony and Opening Reception
at 6 p.m. Saturday, April 13 in the Tweed. The exhibition will
run April 13 - May 5.
Artist Lecture by G. Lee Zimmerman at noon on Wednesday,
April 17 in the Tweed.
A concert in Tweed featuring Randy Pile on guitar
at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, April 18. Contact the UMD Music Department
at 726-8208 for ticket information
First Reading Conference from 8 a.m.- 3 p.m. on
Friday, April 19 in the Tweed. Contact the UMD Philosophy Department
at 726-8548 for more information.
Free Family Day and Art for Earth Day Gallery Hop
from 11 a.m.- 5 p.m. on Saturday, April 20 at the Tweed. Contact
Susan at 726-8527 for more information.
For more information regarding the exhibitions
and lectures mentioned above, call Mary at the Tweed Museum of Art at
Guitarist Randy Pile will perform a concert at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday,
April 18, in the Tweed Museum of Art. This commemorative concert
celebrates the 100th birthday of Joaquin Rodrigo, Spains most renowned
composer in the second half of the 20th century. Drawing from his association
with Rodrigo, Randy Pile performs traditional classical guitar literature
in this colorful and informative presentation.
A Jazz Combos Concert will be offered at 7:30 p.m.,
on April 23 in 90 Bohannon Hall.
The New Music Festival Concerts: THUD will be offered
at 7:30 p.m., on April 25, 26 in the Tweed Museum.
The Chamber Orchestra program "Bach to Bach,"
will be offered at 7:30 p.m., on April 27 at Pilgrim Congregational
Contemporary American Choral Music, will be offered
at 3 p.m., on April 28 at Concordia Lutheran Church.
UMD Jazz Ensemble I & II: will be offered at
7:30 p.m., on April 30, Marshall Performing Arts Center (MPAC).
Call 726-8877 for reservations and further information.
The Old Maid and the Thief and The Telephone, two operas by American composer
Gian Carl Menotti, will be performed at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, May
11 and at 2 p.m. on Sunday, May 12 in the Marshall Performing
Arts Center. The operas are fully staged and performed by the UMD Opera
Studio and Opera Orchestra. For tickets call 726-8877.
ROMEO AND JULIET
William Shakespeares Romeo & Juliet will be performed from April
18-21 and April 24-27 at 8 p.m. in the Marshall Performing
Arts Center. This famous play tells the tale of two star-crossed
lovers in fair Verona. Call 726-8561 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for tickets.
Entrepreneurs in northeastern Minnesota who want to expand their manufacturing
businesses are invited to attend NxLeveL Training: Expanding Your
Manufacturing Business. The eight-week workshop, which begins on
April 3, is presented by the UMD Center for Economic Development
at their training facility in the Duluth Technology Village located in
Workshops will be offered from 1:30 to 4:30 p.m. on Wednesdays, beginning
on April 3 and will conclude on May 22.
The workshop will be taught by UMD Center for Economic Development Counselor
Dick Braun, with presentations by guest speakers from northeastern Minnesota
with expertise in manufacturing, marketing and production.
For more information please call 726-7568.
AlWORTH INSTITUTE BROWN BAG LUNCH
Pat Farrell, assistant professor of geography, presents Seeing the
Ancient Maya from the Ground Up, a lecture about her Summer 2001
visit to Belize at noon on Thursday, April 4 in the Bullpub. Using
soil analysis, Farrell seeks to answer environmental questions about the
ancient Mayan civilization. She will show slides and shares her findings.
Thomas Powers, assistant professor of political
science at UMD presents Civil Liberties and the War on Terrorism:
The Case of Military Tribunals at noon on Tuesday, April 9
in the Tweed Lecture Gallery.
Different wars raise different constitutional challenges,
and the war on terrorism is no exception. Powers will discuss the unfolding
of the Bush Administration's policy on the use of military tribunals,
and the character of the debate that followed. He explains how this can
tell us a lot about future debates over other civil liberties questions
raised by the war.
Karl Bahm, assistant professor of history at UWS,
presents Reflections of Life & Death: Remains of Jewish Life,
the Ghettoes and the Death Camps in Eastern Europe at noon on Thursday,
April 18 in the Tweed Lecture Gallery. Bahm will present slides
and discuss his summer 2001 visit to Nazi death camps and ghettoes in
Eastern Europe. He reflects on how this tour affected his understanding
of the Holocaust and the state of Jewish life in Eastern Europe today.
Bahm traveled as a participant in the Eastern
European Study Tour sponsored by the Holocaust Educational Foundation
of Northwestern University.
Sandra Wright, a retired school teacher from Superior,
Wisconsin, presents Ethiopia: Awesome but Awful at noon on
Thursday, May 2 in the Bullpub. Wright gives a slide presentation
of her Fall 2001 trip to three Ethiopian cities and villages: Addis Ababa,
Wells, Attar & Lalibella.
For information contact the Alworth Institute at
726-8616 or email email@example.com.
Biology seminars are held at 3:30 p.m. in Life Science 175.
John Froehlich will give a presentation on April
Andrew Klemer, Department of Biology, presents
Ecological Economics of Environmental and Public Health on
Matt Grober, Georgia State University, will give
a presentation on April 19.
Matthias Steup presents Can I Know that My Memory is Reliable
at 3 p.m. on Friday, April 5, in ABAH 225. He will distinguish
the difference between epistemic circularity and source circularity, and
argue that only the former is viciously circular.
AFROTC GUEST SPEAKERS
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. Adam Klosowski, a WWII veteran, served as a B-17
gunner, and was taken prisoner by the Germans. He successfully escaped
and made it to France where he was captured by the British. Klosowski
will speak at 3 p.m. on Thursday April 18, in the Hall of Fame
Room. For information contact the ROTC office at 726-7159 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
AMERICAN FOREIGN POLICY
Walter Russell Mead, Senior Fellow for U.S. Foreign Policy at the Council
on Foreign Relations, will present The U.S. Foreign Policy Tradition
and the War on Terrorism at 7:30 p.m. on Monday, April 8,
in the Library Rotunda.
Mead is one of the countrys leading experts on American foreign
policy. His most recent book, Special Providence: American Foreign Policy
and How it Changed the World, was named one of the ten notable non-fiction
books of the year by the Economist and was nominated for the 2002 Ross
Award given to the best foreign policy book of the year. Mead is also
a contributing editor for the Los Angeles Times and writes articles, book
reviews and op-eds for other leading newspapers and magazines in the country.
This lecture is free and open to the public. Refreshments will be served.
For information contact the Alworth Institute at 726-8616 or email email@example.com.
The iPaq IMPACT
IDS and ITSS present, The iPAQ Impact: What are Computing Devices
Good for in the Classroom from
2-4 p.m. on Tuesday, April 9, in SBE 140.
Presenters for the event are Barbara Z. Johnson,
ITSS, learning technology developer and LeAne H. Rutherford, instructional
development service consultant.
Increasingly sophisticated and surprisingly diminutive
computing devices called iPAQs have been appearing on campus and raising
many questions about potential instructional application.
To hear some success stories, share your iPAQ
experience with others, gain access to further resources, and to explore
the possibilities for enhancing your students learning with iPAQ,
please register with Sheri Pihlaja at 726-6975, by email at firstname.lastname@example.org,
or use the Instructional Development Service website at http://www.d.umn.edu/cehsp/ids/workshopsche.html.
UMD URBAN STUDIES BROWN BAG SERIES
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
All sessions are from noon - 1 p.m. and include refreshments. Series is
co-sponsored by the Center for Community and Regional Research.
UMD SPECTRUM LECTURE
Joanna Fowler will present a Spectrum Lecture at 4 p.m. on Saturday, April
13, in Life Science 185. Fowler is a senior scientist in the Chemistry
Department at the Brookhaven National Laboratory. She is a scientific
leader in imaging the brain using Positron Emission Tomography (PET) to
study drug and alcohol addiction. The title of her talk is Imaging
Drug Addiction in the Human Brain.
Please contact Jo at 728-7257 for more information.
ROYAL D. ALWORTH, JR. ANNUAL MEMORIAL LECTURE
Tim Honey, executive director of Sister Cities International, presents
Rethinking Citizen Diplomacy in the Aftermath of September 11.
at 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, April 24, in the Kirby Student Center
Honey, former city manager of Boulder, Colorado
and Portland, Maine, has been the executive director of Sister Cities
International since June of 2000. He has over twenty-five years of experience
in state and local government management, intergovernmental relations,
international development and university teaching and administration.
He is an He chaired the International Committee of the International City/County
Management Association (ICMA) from 1993-1996, and worked for ICMA in Budapest,
Hungary, in 1997-98 where he directed their USAID-funded Public Administration
and Local Government Project. He was active with Sister Cities International
during his tenure as city manager in Boulder and Portland, assisting community
based organizations with sister cities programs in Japan, Nicaragua, Tibet
and Tajikistan. Honey was an international exchange (AFS) student in 1963
in South Africa, and he and his family have been involved with international
exchange programs in Hong Kong, Indonesia, Paraguay, Costa Rica,Turkey,
Japan, Australia and the United Kingdom.
This event is free and open to the public. A reception
in the Garden Room will follow the lecture.
For information contact the Alworth Institute at 726-8616 or email email@example.com
WRITERS WORKSHOP ON LAKE SUPERIOR
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. 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 firstname.lastname@example.org
for more information.
WOMENS HISTORY CELEBRATION
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
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 noon in Kirby 323.
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 noon in Kirby 323.
Thursday, April 25 is Take Our Daughters to Work Day!
Planetarium shows will be offered every Wednesday, at 7 p.m. in
130 Marshall W. Alworth Planetarium. For more information contact email@example.com
Baeumler-Kaplan Holocaust Commemoration Events will be held the week of
The theme for this years Baeumler-Kaplan events focuses on the experiences
of child survivors. The keynote speech by Marion Blumenthal Lazan, is
at 4 p.m. on April 17 in the Kirby Student Center Ballroom. Lazan
was born in a small town in Germany in 1934, a year following Kristallnacht,
a pivotal moment in the history of the murderous campaign of anti-semitism.
She has co-authored a childrens memoir of her experience entitled,
Four Perfect Pebbles.
Lazan speaks to as many students and adults as possible so they
hear the story from a Holocaust survivor. Her talk is a first-hand
account of the Blumenthal familys life in Germany from events preceding
Kristallnacht to imprisonment in concentration camps and liberation in
April of 1945.
On April 15 a sales event to fund the Baeumler-Kaplan Holocaust
Endowment will be held at Barnes and Noble in the Miller Hill Mall in
Duluth. Lazan will read from her book, talk to visitors, and to promote
the Baeumler-Kaplan Holocaust program.
On April 16, the Academy-award winning film, Into the Arms
of Strangers: Stories of the Kindertransport, will be shown at 7
p.m in Bohannon 90. A post-film discussion will be moderated by Professor
Tom Isbell of the film department, with Alexis Pogorelskin of the History
Department, and Karl Bahm of the UWS History Department. Lazan will also
be present to make comments.
A brown bag presentation entitled, Reflections of Life & Death:
Remains of Jewish Life, the Ghettoes and the Death Camps in Eastern Europe,
will be given by Karl Bahm, assistant professor of history at the University
of Wisconsin Superior, on Thursday, April 18 at noon in the Tweed
Finally, on Thursday, April 18 from 6- 8 p.m. in the Rotunda of
the UMD library, Carol Wirtschafter, formerly of the Minnesota Jewish
Community Relations Council, will lead a workshop on selecting literature
of the Holocaust for Young People.
Copies of Mrs. Lazans book, Four Perfect Pebbles, will
be sold by the UMD Campus Bookstore at the April 16 and April
17 events and on April 18 at the workshop.
PERSPECTIVES ON TERRORISM
All events in the Cultural and Global Perspectives on Terrorism Conference
are scheduled for Friday and Saturday, April 5-6 in UMD Rafters.
Professor Muqtedar Khan presents Understanding
the Roots of Muslim Resentment from 10 a.m. to noon on April
Professor Maysam Al Faruqi presents Can Religion
Help Current Crisis from 1-3 p.m. on April 5.
Professor Abdi Samatar presents Somalia:
The War on Terrorism from 3:30-5:30 p.m. on April 5.
Professor Cindi Katz presents The terrors
of Globalization: Rewriting Security, Reimagining Social Justice,
a keynote speech, from 7:30-9:30 p.m. on April 5.
Professor Hussain Ali Mir presents Global
Capitalism, Growing Inequality, International Terrorism: Is Another World
Possible? from 9-10:30 a.m. on April 6.
Professor Otherine Johnson Neisler presents The
Social Cost of the Fight Against Terrorism: Have the current events sidetracked
us from the real work that needs to be done, from 10:45 a.m.-12:15
p.m. on April 6.
There is no charge for this conference. Refreshments
will be provided. Everyone is welcome. For further information, please
contact Raj Karim at 726-7250 or Paul Deputy at 726-6537 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
GLBT MEET AND GREET
The UMD GLBT Advisory Commission hosts a Meet & Greet
reception from 4- 6 p.m. on Thursday, April 11, in the Library
Rotunda. All GLBT faculty, staff, and students, as well as friends and
allies, are invited. Stop in to enjoy some refreshments, meet the commission
members, socialize with friends, make new friends, and get to know UMDs
queer community. For further information contact Mags David at 726-8585
or email email@example.com.
The fifth annual TechFest will take place from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the
Kirby Ballroom on Friday, April 5. Come and see how technology
is being utilized by faculty, staff, and students at UMD. View many exciting
demonstrations, register for door prizes,with the grand prize being a
new computer and printer. Earn a free T-shirt, and enjoy refreshments
at this free event.
For more information please contact Sheri Pihlaja at
AMERICAN CHEMICAL SOCIETY BANQUET
The Lake Superior Section of the American Chemical Society will hold its
annual banquet on April 15 in the Griggs Center commencing with
a social hour at 5:30 p.m. The speaker will be James Riehl, the Dean of
CSE, and his talk will be on The Importance of Molecular 0Asymmetry
and Dissymmetry in Chemistry and Nature. Please contact Keith Lodge
at 726-6164 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org by noon on April 8 to make reservations.
Non-members are welcome.
The fourth and fifth topics in a series of conversations pairing University
faculty members with world-renowned experts will be held at 7:30 p.m.
on April 2 and May 7 in Humanities 458. The discussions are telecast
Jane Kirtley, director of the Silha Center for the Study of Media Ethics
and Law at the University of Minnesota, and Brian Lamb, founder and CEO
of C-SPAN, discussing the Media on April 2.
Black Intellectual History will be discussed on May 7
with speakers John Wright, professor of Afro-American Studies and English
at the University of Minnesota, and Cornel West, Harvard Professor and
All Great Conversations telecasts are free and
open to the public. Please e-mail email@example.com or phone 726-7810 for
SPRING INTO SHAPE
Join in a 5 kilometer fun run or walk on the trails and roads around the
UMD campus at 11 a.m. on Saturday May 4. Pre-register in SpHC 121
by April 19. Pre-registration is needed to guarantee a t-shirt. All skill
levels are welcome! For more information contact Rec Sports at 726-7128.
UMD TRI TEAM
A summer triathlon training program will be held June 10-August 3
at UMD. The Tri Team is a training program for individuals ages 18 and
up who want to improve their skills and fitness levels in swimming, biking,
and running. Beginners to experienced triathletes are welcome. Registration
begins on April 1.
For more information contact Rec Sports at 726-7128.
SPORTS CONDITIONING CAMP
Rod Raymond and Kevin Preckels sports conditioning camp will meet
from 9:30-11:30 a.m. Monday-Thursday from June 17 - August 8 at
This camp is for high school and college athletes,
both male and female, wanting to get stronger, faster, and more flexible.
Whether you play hockey, soccer, basketball, or football, this camp will
greatly increase your overall fitness and ultimately help you excel in
Participants must register by June 7. For more
information contact Rec Sports at 726-7128.
SPRING THAW PADDLE
Spring is here, and that means it is time to get on the river! Get your
paddling clothes out and join us for a day of canoeing on the St. Croix
River in Northwestern Wisconsin from 8 a.m.-5 p.m. on Saturday, April
13. Participants will meet in the SpHC lobby.
Emphasis will be made on paddling technique, reading the river, and enjoying
the beauty of the region. The instructors for the day will be Paul Sheridan
and Katy Larson. Registration is due by noon on April 11. Transportation,
instruction, and equipment will be provided. Please bring proper clothing
and a bag lunch.
FLY FISHING ON THE RIVER
Test your knowledge and skills on North Shore rivers with pointers and
tips for catching a lake-run trout from 5- 9 a.m. on Monday, April
15. Meeting in the SpHC lobby. Emphasis will be made on the proper
way to fight, land, and release a trout. Students need to have participated
in a previous workshop or have basic knowledge of casting.
The instructors for the day will be Neal Detert and Linda Toepke. For
more information contact Rec Sports at 726-7128.
Join our friendly staff in search of Natures Bounty from 4-6 p.m. on Monday,
April 15. Meeting in the SpHC lobby. Participants will taste their
way through UMDs Bagley Nature Area, learning how to identify and
prepare incredible edibles. Instructors for the event will be Jessica
Johnsen and Mara Lundeen. For more information or registration call Beth
BED AND BREAKFAST SERIES
The Glensheen Historic Estate announces a B & B Fine Dining Series
to be held on April 20. The 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. Call
218-726-8910 or toll-free: 888-454-GLEN (4536) for more information.
The Glensheen Historic Estate will host 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 performance by Change of Pace Production from 8 - 9 p.m.
Call 218-726-8910 or toll-free: 888-454-GLEN (4536)
for more information.
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