TWEED MUSEUM OF ART SCHEDULE
The UMD Art Student Exhibition will run through May 5.
An Artist Lecture on Computer Vision by G. Lee
Zimmerman, will be given at 10 a.m. in the Digital Imaging Lab and at
noon on Wednesday, April 17 in the Tweed.
A Free Family Day and Art for Earth Day Gallery
Hop will be held from 11 a.m.- 5 p.m. on Saturday, April 20 at the Tweed.
Contact Susan at 726-8527 for more information.
Thanks to the generosity of Glenn C. Nelson, UMD
Professor Emeritus and a collector of international ceramics, the Tweed
Museum of Art will hold a major collection of ceramic works from Scandinavia,
Korea, Japan, and the U.S. This exhibition presents a selection from the
original Nelson gift (1991), as well as works acquired through the Glenn
C. Nelson Ceramics Purchase Fund. Selections from The Glenn C. Nelson
Ceramics Collection will be displayed from April 23- July 28 in
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. This commemorative
concert celebrates the 100 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 Combo Concert is being 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 and 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 in Marshall Performing Arts Center.
UMD Symphonic Wind Ensemble and Concert Band play
works of composers Ron Nelson, Stephen Melillo, Eric Whitacare, Jan Van
der Roost and the exciting Galactic Empires by David Gillingham
at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, May 2 in the Marshall Performing Arts
Twin Ports Wind Ensemble will perform at 3 p.m.
on Sunday, May 5th at Marshall School under the direction of Mark
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.
VISITING LECTURER ON NON-VIOLENCE
Bart Gruzalski, an expert on world religions will present a lecture on
Gandhian Non-Violence, Retaliation, and Making the World Safer
at 7 p.m. on April 18 in 80 Montague. Gruzalski has published books
on both Gandhi and Buddha. The lecture is sponsored by The Center for
Ethics and Public Policy and the Department of Philosophy at UMD. The
speaker will welcome all questions after the presentation. Contact 726-8548
for more information.
AFROTC GUEST SPEAKERS
Adam Klosowski will speak about his experiences as a B-17 gunner in WWII
at 3 p.m. on Thursday, April 18 in the SpHC Hall of Fame room.
He was caught and taken prisoner by the Germans. He escaped and made it
to France where he was captured by the British. Call 726-8159 or email
email@example.com for more information.
alworth institute Brown bag lunch
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 his 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 and Lalibella. For information contact the Alworth Institute
at 726-8616 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Geology seminars are held at 4 p.m. in 175 Life Science unless otherwise
John Goodge, Department of Geological Sciences,
Southern Methodist University, presents Evolution of the Ross Orogenic
Belt, Antarctica: Whole-Orogen Approach to Tectonic and Paleogeographic
Reconstruction on Thursday, April 18.
Michael Edwards, Asian Tectonics Research Unit,
Institute for Geology in Freiberg, Germany presents Tales from Tibet:
How Continent-Continent Collision has been Influenced by Reactivated Structures
from the Pre-Collisional Andean Margin of the Tibet Plateau
on Monday, April 22 in 175 Chemistry.
Rod Henham, Senior Exploration Geologist, Musselwhite
Mine, Placer Dome, Thunder Bay, Ontario presents New Challenges
for Geologists-2002 and Beyond on Thursday, May 2.
Richard Ojakangas, UMD Department of Geological
Sciences presents So, Where Are You Off to Next? A Geological Career
in Time and Space on Thursday, May 9.
For more information call 726-8385 or email email@example.com.
Matt Grober, Georgia State University, will give a presentation at 3:30
p.m. on Thursday, April 19 in Life Science 175.
Call Stacey at 726-6262 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org 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 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.
ADDICTION: MORAL VISION
Stanton Peele, will speak on A Moral Vision of Addiction,
as part of the Dennis Brissett Memorial Lecture Series at 3 p.m. on May
3 in 142 Med. Peele has published 8 books and more than 140 articles
on addictions. He has lectured around the world and is widely recognized
as a brilliant and outspoken critic of the disease model of addictions.
His books, The Meaning of Addiction and The Diseasing
of America: Addiction Treatment Out of Control stake out the intellectual
ground for a moral vision of addiction. Peele will also give a workshop
Harm Reduction and Natural Remission in Addiction at 11 a.m.
on May 3 in 142 Med. For more info, contact Gary Davis, 726-7144 or Janelle
Wilson, 726-6364, firstname.lastname@example.org. The Dennis Brissett Memorial Lecture
Series mission is to promote novel and insightful approaches to
cultural analysis and criticism; the social construction of meaning; deviance;
and social interaction processes. The lecture series reflects Brissetts
interest in the sociology of everyday life.
IDS EFFECTIVENESS WORKSHOP
Professional Effectiveness will be the topic at 2-4 p.m. on
Thursday, April 18 in School of Business and Economics, Room 140,
presented by Paul Deputy, Dean, College of Education and Human Service
Professions. Do you work in a high-input swirl? Do ideas blow in like
tornadoes, more than you can implement at one time? If you just had one
more day, would you be able achieve even better teaching, research, and
service? Find out how to get to the core of your own efficiency and effectiveness
through your professional accomplishments. For more information please
call Sheri Pihlaja at 726-6975.
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 email@example.com
for more information.
UNIVERSITY FOR SENIORS
University for Seniors presents People and Volcanoes by Ron
Morton, professor in UMDs Department of Geological Sciences at 1:15
p.m. on Wednesday, May 8 in the Bullpub. Volcanoes are awesome,
incredible and deadly. From the earliest of times to the more recent eruptions,
volcanoes have aroused fear, inspired myths and religious worship and
prompted much scientific research and debate. US members and guests welcome.
For more information please call Lisa at 726-7810.
Get swept up in one of climbings hottest pursuits, bouldering, being
offered from 8-10 p.m. on Wednesday, April 17. Try out the new
bouldering wall while challenging yourself in a casual and fun environment.
Meet in the SpHC lobby for the event. For information or registration
call Beth at 726-6533.
WOMENS HISTORY CELEBRATION
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!
CLIMB ELYS PEAK
Climb Elys Peak with the Outdoor Program from 2-6 p.m on Thursday,
April 18 or from noon-6 p.m on Saturday, April 27. Elys Peak
offers fun and friendly climbing for beginning and experienced climbers
alike. Meet in the SpHC Lobby for the event. For information and registration
call Beth at 726-6533.
HIGH ROPES ADVENTURE
High Ropes Course adventure will be held from 3-7 p.m. on Thursday, April
18 at Woodland Hills. Test your comfort zone by trying the many different
obstacles available, all within a safe and encouraging environment. Meet
in the SpHC Lobby for the event. For information or registration call
Beth at 726-6533.
Baeumler-Kaplan Holocaust Commemoration includes:
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.
ADAPTIVE CLIMBING ROCKS!
Dont let limited mobility stop you from climbing! Try out systems
designed for climbers of all abilities from 6-9 p.m. on Friday, April
19. Instructors will be on hand to get you set up and on your way
up the rocks. This workshop is designed for people who use wheelchairs
and/or have limited lower-body control. Meet in the SpCH lobby for the
event. For more information and for registration contact Beth at 726-6533.
FIRST READING XXII
A conference on research-in-progress in Interdisciplinary Cultural Studies
will take place on Friday, April 19 at UMD and Glensheen. This
is the 22nd annual conference at UMD on aspects of social history, current
popular culture, culture of the Americas and relevant comparative studies.
Call Jan Stanaway at 726-8548 or firstname.lastname@example.org. The keynote address and
reception will be held at Glensheen. The conference is free and open to
The UMD Anishinaabe Student Organization presents the 32nd Annual UMD
Pow-wow on Saturday April 20 at the UMD Sports Facility. The Grand
Entry will be held at 1 p.m. and 7 p.m. The Feast starts at 5 p.m. Bring
the whole family. For more information contact email@example.com or call
LATIN AMERICAN AWARENESS CELEBRATION
The music workshop Promoting Cultural Diversity Through Music
will be held at 1 p.m. on Saturday, April 20 in Kirby Rafters.
This unique workshop with music by Latin Exposure feature speaker Arturo
Vazquez Jr. It incorporates live music to discuss the cultural and historical
ethnic music differences and similarities that exist between the four
major contributions to the Hispanic/Latino music, which include, Puerto
Rican, Cuban, Dominican, and Central and South American.
John Pegg and Will Sjoblom present The U.S.s
Role in Colombias Escalating Cycle of Violence at noon on
Tuesday, April 23 in the Kirby Garden Room. John Pegg and Will
Sjoblom traveled to Colombia this year as part of a delegation sponsored
by Witness for Peace, an international human rights organization active
in Latin America since 1983. They will share their experiences and perspectives
on the current situation in Colombia and the effects of U.S. policies
Jennifer Harbury, the keynote speaker, presents
Murder, Coverup, and the CIA in Guatemala at 7 p.m. on Thursday,
April 25 in the Kirby Ballroom. Harbury is a passionate attorney and
human rights activist who examines the role of the CIA in human rights
violations in Latin America, focusing on Guatemala and its Mayan citizenry.
She has also represented Native American political prisoner, Leonard Peltier.
She discusses the disappearance and murder of her
husband, a Mayan resistance leader, at the hands of CIA-paid Guatemalan
officials and the case of Peltier, serving over two decades in a U.S.
prison for FBI-falsified evidence. The two cases illustrate the repression
faced by Indigenous peoples in the U.S. and Latin America. Harbury is
also the author of two books, Bridge of Courage and Searching for Evardo.
Both books will be on sale at the UMD Bookstore.
The 13th Annual Fiesta will be held from 6-11 p.m.
on Saturday, April 20 in the Ballroom. The event will consist of
a buffet dinner of authentic Latin American and Caribbean food. Featured
entertainers include: Son del Sur, Ballet Folklorico Mexico, de los Hermanos
Avila and dance music by William Gomez con Cache. For more information
on these events contact Susana Pelayo-Woodward at 726-8444.
SIGNS OF SPRING HIKE
Tired of seeing snow? Come along as we look for signs of spring from 10
a.m.-4 p.m. on Sunday, April 21. Have you ever wondered which plants emerge
first, or when the critters start to crawl out of their hideaways? We
will hike through the changing of a season and find the clues to the arrival
of spring. Meet in the SpHC lobby for the event. For more information
and for registration contact Beth at 726-6533.
Celebrate Poetry Month from 4-5 p.m. on April 23 in UMDs
Library Rotunda Room by attending an hour of poetry by Americas
Poet Laureate, Billy Collins.
Collins will be reading works from Sailing Alone
Around the Room; Picnic, Lightning; Questions About Angels and The Art
of Drowning. Other events include a drawing to award five of Billy Collins
books and a Poetree from which participants choose a poem to read
aloud. This event is courtesy of the UMD Book Store. Copies of Collins
work will be available for purchase.
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.
The fifth topic in a series of conversations pairing University faculty
members with world-renowned experts will be held at 7:30 p.m. on May 7
in Humanities 458. The discussions are telecast live.
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 best-selling author.
All Great Conversations telecasts are free and
open to the public. Please e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or phone 726-7810 for
Planetarium shows are offered every Wednesday at 7 p.m. in 130 Marshall
W. Alworth Planetarium. For more information contact email@example.com
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
UMD. 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 your sport. Participants
must register by June 7. For more information contact Rec Sports at 726-7128.
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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