March 18, 2003, Volume 20 number 13

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Tweed Museum of Art Schedule

The exhibit, “Body of Clay - Soul of Fire: Richard Bresnahan and Art from the Saint John’s Pottery,” will be on display through March 23.

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.

“The Clayton, Jackson McGhie Memorial: Public Art–Community Healing” exhibit has been extended through April 13.

The Annual “UMD Art and Design Student Exhibition” will be presented through May 4. This annual juried exhibition features the work of UMD Art and Design students in a variety of mediums. An Opening Reception and Awards Ceremony will take place at the Tweed Museum of Art on Saturday, April 12 from 6 - 8 p.m.

For more information regarding exhibitions and lectures, call Mary at the Tweed Museum of Art at 726-7823.


The film, “Frida,” will be shown in the Tweed Lecture Gallery at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, March 25 and at noon on March 26 and 27. For more information call 726-8444.

Painter, printmaker, and illustrator Patricia Canelake, will give a presentation on Friday, March 28 at 10 a.m. in the Tweed Lecture Gallery.
Christi Atkinson, director and visual arts curator for No Name Exhibition at The Soap Factory, will speak at 2 p.m. on Thursday, April 3 in the Tweed Lecture Gallery.

Janet Abrams, Director of the University of Minnesota Design Institute, will speak at 6 p.m. on Thursday, April 3 in the Tweed Lecture Gallery.
For more information call Mary Rhodes at the Tweed Museum of Art at 726-7823.

music EVENTS


A Gospel Concert will be held at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, March 29 in the Weber Music Hall.


Faculty Artists: Ann Anderson, Betsy Husby, and Jeanne Doty, will perform at 3 p.m. on Sunday, March 30 in the Weber Music Hall.


“Come to the Theatre!” showcases opera and musical theatre scenes at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, April 4 in the Weber Music Hall. Scenes are staged by the Opera Studio and directed by Rachel Inselman.


A faculty artist chamber recital, “By Special Request,” will be performed at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, April 5 in the Weber Music Hall. Hear chamber music selections performed by premiere faculty chamber groups, including the UMD faculty brass ensemble, UMD Piano Trio, and a unique trio featuring the combined sounds of trumpet, violin and piano.


A Percussion Ensemble Concert will be held at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, April 8 in the Weber Music Hall.


“All Jazz!” UMD’s four jazz combos offer a range of jazz styles at 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, April 9 in the Weber Music Hall.


Jazz Ensemble I & II recreate the memorable music from the life and times of "the crooner," Frank Sinatra in a Big Band Extravaganza at 7:30 p.m. on Monday, April 21 in the Weber Music Hall.


Faculty artists Rachel Inselman, soprano; Jeanne Doty, piano; and Theodore Schoen, clarinet, combine in an exciting tribute to the art song literature of the musical past and present at 7:30 p.m. on Monday, April 21 in the Weber Music Hall.


The Twin Cities based Zeitgeist performs contemporary music at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, April 24 and Friday, April 25 in the Weber Music Hall.


The Weber Ovation Series brings the Turtle Island Quartet and the Ying String Quartet, two dramatically different and internationally acclaimed ensembles, to UMD at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, April 26 in the Weber Music Hall.


UMD's Concert Chorale & Chamber Orchestra presents an afternoon of Baroque music at 3 p.m. on Sunday, April 27 in the Weber Music Hall.


Vocal Jazz Ensembles: Chill Factor and Lake Effect will perform at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, April 29 in theWeber Music Hall.
For more information contact the UMD Music Department at 726-8208.


theatre EVENTS


The Philanthropist by Christopher Hampton will be performed March 23, 25 and 29, at 7:30 p.m. in the Marshall Performing Arts Center. In the play, two men listen to the dramatic reading of a playwright’s script. The playwright desires to prove the credibility of his storyline by reenacting a scene, and everyone’s life changes.
For more information call the UMD Theatre Department at 726-8564.

EVENTS workshops/lectures


Darrell Anderson presents “Automation in Machining; An Economic Analysis” on March 24.

Ryan Rosandich presents “Calculation of Uncertainty in Project Management” on March 31.

Philip Sayles, a UMD UROP student, presents “Bio-Diesel Emissions” on April 7.

All lectures are held in 290 Engineering and begin at 4 p.m. For information contact Tracy Shaw at 726-6161 or at

“What's in Store for Affirmative Action? A Panel Discussion on the University of Michigan Case Before the Supreme Court” will be presented by Beth Bartlett, Deborah Petersen-Perlman, Tom Powers, and Pamela Parkinson on Monday, March 24 at 4 p.m. in 120 Campus Center. The event is sponsored by the Center for Ethics & Public Policy. For more information contact Steve Vanderheiden at 726-7391.

The American Indian Learning Resource Center welcomes Amelia LeGarde presenting “Ojibwe Winter Storytelling” from 10 a.m. - 12 p.m. on Tuesday, March 25, in the Fourth Floor Library Rotunda. LeGarde is a member of the Grand Portage Band of Chippewa and is a traditional Ojibwe storyteller.

UMD graduate and the executive director of the Duluth YWCA, Karen Diver will speak about her journey as an American Indian woman on Thursday, March 27, in the Fourth Floor Library Rotunda from 3- 5 p.m. Her lecture is titled, “A Few Potholes on the Road to Success.”

Meg Bye presents “The Duluth Human Rights Office” on March 26, and Chamber of Commerce President and C.E.O. David Ross presents “Building Our Community” on April 16. The sessions are from noon -1 p.m. in 323 Kirby. Cookies or fruit pizza and coffee will be served. The Urban Studies Brown Bag series is sponsored by the Urban Studies program and the Center for Community and Regional Research. For more information contact Judy Trolander at 726-8271.

John Mearshimer presents “Iraq: The Unnecessary War”on Thursday, March 27 at 7:30 p.m. in the Library Fourth Floor Rotunda. For more information contact Cindy Christian at 726-8616.

William Bajjali, Department of Biology and Earth Sciences, UWS presents “Aspects of Environmental Isotope Chemistry in Thermal Groundwater: Insight into Their Recharge History and Age Using Radioactive Carbon-14” on Thursday, March 27 at 4 p.m. in 185 Life Science.
For more information contact the Department of Geological Sciences at 726-8385.

Robert Flagler, assistant professor for UMD's Achievement Center, presents “A Trip to Ukraine” on Thursday, April 3 at noon in 314 Humanities. Flager will highlight the year he spent in the Ukraine while teaching at Public School #9 and working for Bila Tserkva State Agrarian University. For more information contact Cindy Christian at 726-9616.

“End of Life Care Issues” will be presented at 7:30 p.m. on April 8 in 142 School of Medicine. The lecture is free, and open to the public. For information contact Janet Fitzakerley at 726-7012 or at

The Department of Chemistry presents the Fifth Annual Undergraduate Symposium on April 11 and 12, in the Kirby Ballroom. Senior students majoring in Chemistry or Biochemistry and Molecular Biology will present research. Marion Thurnauer, Director of the Chemistry Division of Argonne National Laboratories, will present the opening lecture. For information contact Joanne M. Ellis at

EVENTS workshops

The Edwin H. Eddy Lecture Series will be held April 4 from 5 - 7:45 p.m. and April 5 from 8:30 a.m. - 12:15 p.m. in 175 Life Science. The series features Penelope S. Meyers, a well-recognized expert in the area of communication disorders associated with right hemisphere damage (RHD). Over the past 20 yearss Meyers has conducted research, worked clinically, and lectured nationally and internationally. She authored numerous articles and chapters on communication deficits in RHD patients, including a book entitled, Right Hemisphere Damage: Disorders of Communication and Cognition (Singular/Thompson, 1999). She was a research associate in the Department of Neurology, Division of Speech Pathology at Mayo Clinic for many years, and is an editorial consultant for a number of journals. Contact Michelle Tessier at 726-7974 or

Jo Mackiewicz, Department of Composition presents “Balancing Clarity and Politeness in Interactions about Writing” on Friday, April 25 at noon in 25 Campus Center. People who work with writers must negotiate two, often conflicting demands, being clear in what they say and being polite in order to create and maintain good working relationships with writers. Writing tutors and editors must mitigate criticismwith politeness in order to construct and maintain relationships that work and benefit everyone involved. In this talk, Mackiewicz examines some frustrations and fears that writers bring to interactions about their writing —emotions that can greatly affect the extent to which good working relationships will be constructed and maintained. This is a presentation of research supported by a McKnight Fellowship and Faculty Summer Research Grant. The lecture is open to the public and refreshments will be served. For more information e-mail

SMAWK — Saturday Morning Art Workshops for Kinder
A SMAWK session will be held on April 26 and May 3 from 10 a.m. - noon. SMAWK is designed to offer children an age-appropriate, museum-based, fine-arts experience. Children will spend time looking at and talking about art. In addition, through drawing, painting, sculpture, or mixed media, children will explore the basics of two-dimensional and three-dimensional art making.
For more information contact Susan Hudec at 726-8527 or Mary Rhodes at 726-7823.

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special EVENTS

Only a few tickets for the 2003 NCAA Women’s Frozen Four remain. All-session passes are $25 for adults and $20 for children and students. Tickets can be purchased by phone at 726-8595.
The four-time national women’s ice hockey championship is scheduled for March 21 and March 23 at the 5,333-seat Duluth Entertainment Convention Center (DECC). UMD captured the first two Women’s Frozen Four titles. The inaugural event was held in Minneapolis in March of 2001 as the Bulldogs took a 4-2 decision from St. Lawrence University in the national final. Last season, UMD defeated Brown University, 3-2, in Durham, NH. The 2003 Frozen Four will mark the third time UMD has been awarded an NCAA national event. UMD hosted the NCAA Division I Men’s Ice Hockey Championships in both 1968 and 1981.

The Women’s Resource and Action Center and the Department of Women’s Studies present additional Spring 2003 programming:
“Feminism in the Twin Ports,” with Tina Welsh, will be presented at noon on Monday, March 24 in 355-57 Kirby.

“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 355-57 Kirby.

“Geography on Masculinist Construction of Germany in the Love Parade,” with Olaf Kuhlke, will be presented at noon on Monday, April 14 in 355-57 Kirby.

“Women ROCK!! History of Women in Mountaineering,” with Kajia Webster, will be presented at noon on Monday, April 21 in 355-57 Kirby.

“Painting the Piano: Norwegian Sisters, 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, Women’s Experiences with Abusive Communication in Organizations,” with Diane Sloan, will be presented at noon on Monday, April 28 in 355-57 Kirby.

For more information contact the Women’s Resource and Action Center 726-6292 or 726-8444.


“The History of Palestine” will be presented on March 26 at 7 p.m. in 175 Life Science. A 30-minute video on the history of Palestine and Israel will be shown, followed by a panel discussion.
Islamic History Day is a program of the Islamic History Society, an organization established in 1998. This is an organization dedicated to promote and advance general interest, knowledge, and scholarship in the history and civilization of Islam and Muslim societies. The speakers will be Gary Gordon, associate professor, exercise psychology, at St. Scholastica and Rabbinical Aid at Temple Israel, Khalil Dokhanchi, professor and chairman of political science at UWS, Priscilla Starrat, professor and chairman of history, politics and society at UWS, and Rosemary Stanfield-Johnson, professor of history at UMD. The moderator will be Jack Kemp, retired senior minister, Pilgrim Congregational Church
For more information contact Arshia Khan at 726-8624.

The Latino/Chicana Student Association will host a Salsa Dance from 7-11 p.m. on March 28 in the Kirby Ballroom. For more information e-mail Brad Pederson at


Learn about Great Lakes Surfing on Tuesday, April 1 from 7- 8:30 p.m. Join some of Duluth's finest surf community as they present “Surfing the Great Lakes,” with video, surf-style food, music, pictures, and advice. Duluth-built surfboards made especially for Superior will be on display, plus surfing apparel. Learn about the appropriate gear needed for surfing the lakes, wave forecasts, great surf locations, and how to shape your own surf board! Registration is limited. Meet in 119 SpHC.


Paddle the historically rich Bois Brule River in northern Wisconsin from 8 a.m.- 6 p.m. on Saturday, April 12. While paddling, learn the geologic past and rich Voyageur history of this beautiful world-renowned river. Meet in the SpHC lobby.

Spring Fun and Adventure Day Camp will be held from 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. April 14 - 17, for students grades 1- 4. The camp mission is to provide a variety of activities to stimulate the mind, body, and spirit including indoor rock climbing, swimming, ice activities and more. Registration is limited.
For more information or registration call Recreational Sports and Outdoor Programs at 726-6533 or visit



Lisa Lampert of UCSD presents the Fourth Annual Jankofsky Lecture in Medieval/Renaissance Studies titled “Medieval Judaism” at 4 p.m. on Friday, April 4 in the Library Rotunda. Her presentation will cover questions of race, anti-Semitism, periodicity and international relations theory.


Louis Malle's 1987 film, Au Revoir Les Enfants, will be shown at 7 p.m. on Sunday, April 6 in Bohannon 90. A panel discussion will follow the film.
Keynote speaker Robert Krell presents “Personalizing the Theoretical: A Hidden Child's Perspective” for the annual Baeumler-Kaplan Holocaust Commemoration at 4:30 p.m. on April 7 in the Kirby Ballroom. Krell is a professor emeritus in the department of psychiatry at the University of British Columbia. Krell will present a personal account of hiding from the Nazis as a child during World War II.


Krell will address UMD medical students, at noon on Tuesday, April 8 in room 130 Medical School. Throughout his career, Krell has utilized Holocaust examples and experiences to train medical students regarding post-traumatic stress. When making presentations of this kind, he addresses psychiatric issues which have grown out of the Holocaust experience.

Alexis Pogorelskin of UMD's History Department, and Patty Salo Downs, development director for the Colleges of Liberal Arts and Education and Human Services Professions, will present a brown bag lecture on Thursday, April 10 in the Tweed Lecture Gallery, entitled “A Holocaust Journey: Germany Today and Yesterday.” The lecture is based on their trip to Germany and is part of the Alworth International Brown Bag Series.

There will be a dinner honoring composer Allan Friedman on Friday, April 11 at 5:30 p.m. at Temple Israel.
Originally from Duluth, Friedman earned his BA in music at Duke University, he also studied at the University of Natal, Durban in South Africa. He received his Masters Degree in Musicology from the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. Currently he is in his second year of the Boston University Doctor of Musical Arts program in choral conducting. Call Temple Israel at 724-8857 for reservations no later than April 4.

Ann Howard Jones, of Boston University, will interact with the UMD and UWS student chapters of American Choral Directors Association on Saturday, April 12 at UMD.

The Minnesota debut of Allan Friedman's cantata, entitled “With Perfect Faith,” will be directed by UMD's Stanley Wold and performed by UMD Chamber Singers, featuring Rachel Inselmann, at 3 p.m. on April 13 in the Weber Music Hall.

For more information about the Baeumler-Kaplan Memorial Events visit or contact Patty at 726-7833

glensheen EVENTS

Guided tours are offered at Glensheen from 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. on Friday, Saturday and Sunday through April. Call 726-8910 or toll-free: 888-454-GLEN (4536) for more information.

Welcome the start of a new season with a Spring Brunch and Teas at Glensheen, the Historic Congdon Estate.
On Sunday, March 23, enjoy a tour through Glensheen's elegant turn-of-the-century mansion before settling down in the recreation room for a buffet prepared by The Exchange. The tour start sat 10 a.m. with brunch at 11 a.m.
Tuesday Teas will be offered from 4 to 6 p.m. on April 1 and April 8.
Pre-paid reservations are required. Call Glensheen at 726-8910 to make your reservation today.


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