February 4, 2003, Volume 20 number 10
The exhibit Body of Clay - Soul of Fire: Richard Bresnahan and Art from the Saint Johns Pottery will be on exhibit through March 23. The exhibition is accompanied by the recently released 230-page book Body of Clay, Soul of Fire: Richard Bresnahan and the Saint Johns Pottery, written by Matthew Welch. Several events accompany the show. A Pottery Workshop and Demonstration by Richard Bresnahan and Kirstin Plucar will be held from 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. on February 5 and 6 at Lake Superior College. the lecture An Ancient Fire to a Humane Future will be presented by Richard Bresnahan at 7 p.m. on February 5 at St. Pauls Church, 1710 East Superior Street.
A photographic exhibition Road Work by photographer Suzanne E. Szucs will be presented through March 23. The exhibition will feature three bodies of work, Deer Project, Fort Centennial, and Recent Invitations to Religion, each revealing hidden narratives in the landscape. A strong interest in abject beauty has lead Szucs to explore subjects not traditionally set before the cameras lens. Both traditional and digital, her vivid color photographs reflect upon the fragile connection between object and observer. Szucs is an assistant professor of photography at UMD. She will discuss her process during a Brown Bag lunch at UMDs Visualization and Digital Imaging Lab, 154 MPAC, on February 14 at noon.
For more information regarding exhibitions and
lectures, call Mary at the Tweed Museum of Art at 726-7823.
The Sixth Annual World Music Concert, featuring guest artist Sowah Mensah and the UMD Percussion Ensemble performing traditional drumming, singing, and dancing from West Africa, Indonesia, Trinidad/Tobago, and the Caribbean, will be presented at 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, February 12 in the Weber Music Hall. David Schmalenberger will direct.
The Twin Ports Wind Ensemble with director Mark Whitlock will perform at 3 p.m. on Sunday February 9 in the Weber Music Hall.
The Percussion Ensemble under the direction of David Schmalenberger will perform at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, February 11 in the Kirby Student Center
The UMD Music Department presents Faculty Recital: The French Connection with works by Debussy, Leclair, Franck, and Francaix at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, February 25 in the Weber Music Hall. Musicians Rudy Perrault, violin and Jeanne Doty, piano will perform.
Time Flies: Vocal Jazz Cabaret, a musical journey through time will be performed at 7:30 p.m. on February 20 - 22 in the Weber Music Hall. The presentation will include Lake Effect, Chill Factor, Vocal Jazz Ensembles Cabaret and Richard Johnson as director.
The School for Scandal
ALWORTH INSTITUTE BROWN BAG SERIES
David Devere will present Antarctica: Life Full Circle, A Year on the Ice at noon on Thursday, February 13 in the Tweed Lecture Gallery. Devere lived in McMurdo Station and Palmer, enduring two Antarctic winters and two sunny summers. He will show slides and discuss daily life at the two stations, including the topics of weather, geography, science projects, male to female ratio, employment opportunities, housing and recreation.
Professor JiYe, from Guangzhou University in China, and Gary Nelson, ceramic art instructor from Lake Superior College, will present China and Chinese Art at noon on Thursday, February 20 in the Tweed Lecture Gallery. They will illustrate Chinese scenery, life and culture by sharing slides of JiYes realistic and romantic watercolor paintings and by showing Nelsons video of his visit to South China to attend a ceramics workshop.
Joel Harris and Paul Wenner, UMD medical students, will present Mountain Biking in the Highlands of Guatemala at noon on Thursday, February 27 in Ballroom A. They biked approximately 500 miles through the diverse geography and experienced indigenous cultures and over 14 different languages. They also climbed Tajumulco Volcano, the highest peak in Central America
THE FUTURE OF AFFIRMATIVE ACTION
MECHANICAL AND INDUSTRIAL ENGINEERING SEMINARS
URBAN STUDIES BROWN BAG SERIES
RED CROSS CHILD AND INFANT CPR
UNIVERSITY FOR SENIORS
University for Seniors Lectures are commonly held on Wednesday afternoons, are free and open to the public. A question and answer session follows each 45 minute lecture. For more information contact Carole Schweiger at 726-7637.
Womens Resource and Action Center Spring
Mitra Emad presents, Reading Wonder Womans Body: Mythologies of Gender and Nationhood at noon on February 10 in Kirby 355.
Jana Studelska presents, Doulas Midwives and Supportive Birth at noon February 24 in Kirby 355.
Feminism in the Twin Ports: The History of the American Association of University Women with Terri Griffiths will be presented at noon on Monday, March 3 in Kirby 355-57.
Hearing the Voices of Women from Nicaragua with Lynn Clark Pegg will be presented at noon on Thursday, March 6 in the Tweed Museum Lecture Gallery.
Feminism in the Twin Ports: The History of Chester Creek House will be presented at noon on Monday, March 10 in Kirby 355-57.
Safety on Spring Brake will be presented at noon on Monday, March 12 in Kirby 333.
Feminism in the Twin Ports with Tina Welsh will be presented at noon on Monday, March 24 in Kirby 355-57.
Feminism in the Twin Ports: NOW and then...is Activism a Lost Art? with Joyce Benson will be presented at noon on Monday, March 31 in Kirby 355-57.
Geography on Masculinist Construction of Germany in the Love Parade with Olaf Kuhlke at noon on Monday, April 14 in Kirby 355-57.
Women ROCK!! History of Women in Mountaineer with Kajia Webster will be presented at noon on Monday, April 21 in Kirby 355-57.
Painting the Piano: Norwegian Sister Harriet Backer and Agathe Backer Grondahl with Alison Aune and Jeanne Doty will be presented at noon on Wednesday, April 23 in the Tweed Museum Lecture Gallery.
Communication, Womens Experiences with Abusive Communication in Organizations with Diane Sloan will be presented at noon on Monday, April 28 in Kirby 355-57.
For more information please contact the Womens Resource and Action Center 726-6292 or 726-8444.
UMD CELEBRATES DIVERSITY WEEK
A Lion Dance will be held at 1 p.m. on February 6 in the Kirby Lounge.
The Access Center will hold various sporting activities in a Winter Sports Sampler with Rec Sports on February 7 - 8. Call the Access Center for more details 726-6130
A Multicultural Valentine Dance will be held at 8 p.m. on February 8 in Kirby Ballroom.
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HEAD OF THE LAKES JOB FAIR
OUTDOOR CAREER DAY
RECREATIONAL AND OUTDOOR SPORTS WINTER AND SPRING
Join Outdoor Programs for a visit to the International Wolf Center located in Ely, MN on Saturday, February 8 from 9 a.m.- 7 p.m. Part of the day will be spent outside on snowshoes searching for tracks and wolf kill sites.
Find out where the closest cross-country ski trails are from 3:30- 5:30 p.m. on February 3, 10, 17 and 24. Each week head to a different park near the UMD campus to explore the ski trails and pick up a few tips from the instructor or from other participants.
First through fourth graders are invited to have fun over winter and spring breaks with various indoor and outdoor sports. The camp will be held February 18-21 and April 14- 17 from 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Find some sun and get a jump on the season with hiking, biking, and exploring in the Canyon lands near Moab, Utah from March 14- 23. Part of the time will be spent base camping then hiking/biking without the burden of packs. The other part will be a short overnight backpack to get into the wild. Beginners are welcome on this trip.
Join the Outdoor Program from March 14- 23 for a trip to the Buffalo River. Experience the thrills of the rapids, the beauty of the biology and geology, and learn about the history of the area. Basic canoeing skills needed.
For more information on any of the events listed call Recreational Sports and Outdoor Programs at 726-6533, 726-7128 or visit www.umdoutdoorprogram.org.
FEAST OF NATIONS FUSION
Feast of Nations is the largest event hosted by any student organization at UMD. It is an evening of celebrating diversity within the UMD campus and Duluth-Superior community. The event was started in Duluth 34 years ago by a small group of international students cooking together and performing dances and songs from their native countries at the house of Mrs. Orlich, a Duluth community member. It has become an annual event and has grown to host over 300 guests including students, faculty, and community members. Students from UMD, UWS and St. Scholastica participate.
Scheduled for Wednesday, March 5, this excursion,
which includes a bus trip to Minneapolis as well as an educational program,
admittance to the exhibit and lunch in Minneapolis is priced at $60. Proceeds
generated from this outing will benefit the Glensheen Historic Estate
VALENTINE'S DAY AT GLENSHEEN
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