Tuesday, September 30, 2003 VOLUME 21, NUMBER 3
TWEED MUSEUM OF ART SCHEDULE
Fluxus: Betwixt and Between
The exhibition Betwixt and Between: The Life
and Works of Dick Higgins, will be on display through October 19.
A number of events will be held in the Tweed in conjunction with the exhibition.
A Performance Lecture by Hannah Higgins, Fluxus historian
and daughter of artists Dick Higgins and Alison Knowles will be presented
at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, October 14. UMD Student Performances of
Event Scores will be presented at 7 p.m. on Thursday, October 16.
Contact Ann Klefstad, 218-393-9149; 218-525-3037; or e-mail email@example.com,
for information on the student performances and the other events.
Gilbert Davis Munger
Gilbert Davis Munger: Quest for Distinction will be on display through October 12. Together with Tweed Museum of Art, Afton Historical Society Press has published a new book, Gilbert Davis Munger: Quest for Distinction, authored by noted American art historian J. Gray Sweeney and collector Michael D. Schroeder. A number of events will be held in conjunction with the exhibition.
Other Exhibitions and Events
Looking North: Royal Canadian Mounted Police Illustrations, which includes nearly 100 Mountie illustrations, created by sixteen different artists between 1931 and 1970, will be on display through October 5. In conjunction with the exhibition, Afton Historical Society Press, and the Tweed Museum of Art, have published a new book titled Looking North: The Royal Canadian Mounted Police Illustrations.
Selections from the Permanent Collection: Glenn C. Nelson Ceramics and Studio Glass from the Collection of Don and Carol Wiiken will be on display through October 5.
Senior Show Receptions are held at 4 p.m. every Tuesday during the academic year. Each Tuesday a different Art and Design Department Student exhibits their work in the museums Studio Gallery.
For Tweed information contact firstname.lastname@example.org or call 726-8222.
Saturday Morning Art Workshops for Kinder (SMAWK) take place on Saturdays from 10 am - noon at the Tweed Museum of Art. The second session will be held October 11 and 18. Each SMAWK session 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 2-dimensional and 3-dimensional creative expression.
For more information contact Susan Hudec, Education Director, at 726-8527 and Mary Rhodes, Public Information, at 726-7823.
FALL MUSIC SCHEDULE
Honorare: Second Annual Weber Concert narrated by Chancellor Kathryn A. Martin, combines Coplands Lincoln Portrait with Sinfonietta de Paris at 7:30 p.m. October 3 in the Weber Music Hall. Concertmaster Vihn Pham joins Rudy Perrault for a concerto for two violins with performances by the University Singers and the Concert Chorale.
The Ovation Guest Artist Series presents Sinfonietta de Paris at 7:30 p.m. on October 5 in the Weber Music Hall.
A Jazz Scholarship Benefit Concert will be held at 7:30 p.m. on October 8 in the Weber Music Hall.
UMD Bands: Second Annual Showcase will be presented at 7:30 p.m. on October 11 in the Weber Music Hall.
The Twin Ports Wind Ensemble presents With Winds, Percussion and Voices at 3 p.m. on October 12 in the Weber Music Hall.
The Duluth Superior Symphony Orchestra Masterworks Series Concert, University Singers will be presented at 8 p.m. on October 25 at the Duluth Entertainment and Convention Center.
A Senior High School Honor String Festival Concert will be presented at 4 p.m. followed by the Senior High School Honor Choir Festival Concert at 4:45 p.m. on October 28 in the Weber Music Hall.
Made in the U.S.A., will be presented by the UMD Concert Band and Symphonic Wind Ensemble at 7:30 p.m. on October 30 in the Weber Music Hall.
A Senior High School Honor Band Festival Concert will be held at 7 p.m. on October 31 in the Weber Music Hall.
GUYS AND DOLLS
THE OUTCOME OF A FLAWED ECONOMIC STRUCTURE
This event is co-sponsored by the Alworth Institute and UMDs Center for Ethics and Public Policy. For more information contact Cindy M. Christian at 726-8616.
Lesley Perg, Department of Geology and Geophysics, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities presents Mixing It Up: Cosmogenic Nuclides as a Sediment Tracer on Thursday, October 2.
Kevin Theissen, Department of Geology, University of St. Thomas, presents A 25,000 Year Paleoecological History of Lake Titicaca from Lipid Molecular Fossils on Thursday, October 9.
Duncan Young, UMD Department of Geological Sciences presents A History without Time: Volcanism, Tectonism and Geological Mapping of the Rusalka Planitia Region, Venus on Thursday, October 16.
Carol Finn, U.S. Geological Survey, Denver, presents
ALWORTH INSTITUTE BROWN BAG SERIES
Richard Hudelson, professor of philosophy at the
University of Wisconsin Superior, presents The New Scotland
on Thursday, October 2 in Kirby Ballroom A.
Associate Vice Chancellor, Stephen Hedman presents Fall Adventures in Chile on Thursday, October 16 in 403 Humanities. Hedman will tell stories of his travels high in the Andes, which included a pig roast, rainbow trout fishing, visits to Pecon and Santiago, and interactions with the Chilean people.
Ligia Ines Alzate, a trade union leader from Colombia, will speak about Colombias civil war and the U.S. governments role in the conflict as she presents Waging Peace in the Midst of Violence: Perspectives of a Colombian Activist,on Thursday, October 23, in 403 Humanities. This brown bag is co-sponsored by the UMD Hispanic/Latino/Chicana Learning Resource Center.
Judy Trolander, professor of history at UMD, attended a meeting focusing on the issue of gender discrimination, at Oxford University in England in August 2003. She will discuss her research as she presents The Oxford Round Table: Discussion on Gender Discrimination and Traveling in England on Thursday, October 30, in Kirby Ballroom A.
WORD ASSOCIATION SERIES
Kate Basham, associate professor, Department of English will be reading a selection of her latest poems at 12:30 p.m. on Thursday, October 30 in 102 Cina.
Dorothy Morrison, assistant professor, Department of Composition presents Can You See the Sound? A Visual Hand-Cueing System for Helping Poor Readers at 12:30 p.m. on Thursday, November 20 in 102 Cina.
For a complete Word Association schedule for the Fall 2003 semester, see the Wordwork webpage at www.d.umn.edu/centers/wordwork.
ALWORTH INSTITUTE OCCASIONAL LECTURE SERIES
FOREIGN LANGUAGES FILM SERIES
The following films will be presented: October 13, Beyond Silence (Caroline Link, 1997), October 20, All About My Mother (Dir. Pedro Almodóvar, 1999), October 27, Germany, Pale Mother (Helma Sanders Brahms,1979) November 10, Open Your Eyes (Dir. Alejandro Amenábar; 1997), November 17, Flowers From Another World (Icíar Bollaín, 1999), November 24, Afro-German Woman (Ika Hügel-Marshall, 2002) December 1, Journey of Hope (Xavier Koller, 1990), and December 8, Ceijka Stojka (Karin Berger, 2001).
For more information contact Mauren Tobin Stanley at email@example.com.
MINNESOTA GAY HOMICIDE STUDY
The event is sponsored by UMDs GLBT Services. For information call Angela C. Nichols at 726-7300.
GAY MARRIAGE PANEL DISCUSSION
JOURNEYS AND JARGONS
Cora Ann Paulson, Rosemary Tripp, Mary Johnson, Ellie Ostrowski, and others will share their New York City experiences at noon on Wednesday, October 8.
Bob Evans, Department of Philosophy, will take a breezy look at some moral issues in American culture, some underlying causes, and perhaps even some guidelines for solutions in a talk called Taking Moral Stock: Greed and Gluttony -Up, Lust and Truth - Down, Love and Justice - Unsteady at 1:15 p.m. on Wednesday, October 8.
Dorothy and Howard Pramann will present Elderhostel in Hawaii at noon on Wednesday, October 22.
Rachel Martin, Community Program Associate at Glensheen, interprets a young girls life as a maid in 19th-century Duluth in From Sweden to America: The Story of a Glensheen Maid at 1:15 p.m. on Wednesday, October 22.
Nancy and Mac Fifield take us floating down the river on a Mississippi cruise from St. Paul to St. Louis at noon on Wednesday, November 12.
Mark Ryan is a writer and filmmaker whose subjects are Samuel F. Snively, Skyline Parkway and Seven Bridges Road at 1:15 p.m. on Wednesday, November 12.
If you have questions about the above events please call the University for Seniors office at 726-7637.
Three home soccer games will be held in October will be held in Griggs Field. They include games against: Winona State at 1 p.m. on October 4; Wayne State at 1 p.m. on October 18; and Concordia-St. Paul at 1 p.m. on October 19.
Home football games in Griggs Field include games against Waldorf College at 6 p.m. on October 4; Wayne State at 1 p.m. on October 11; and Concordia-St. Paul at 6 p.m. on October 25.
The Womens Hockey team will play at the DECC
against Bemidji State at 7:05 p.m. on October 17; and Bemidji State
at 7:05 p.m. on October 18.
ALUMNI HOMECOMING EVENTS
An evening of Cocktails and dinner for the classes from 1953 and earlier will begin at 6 p.m. at Bennetts in the Fitgers Inn Building. On Saturday, October 11, alumni from the classes of 1953 and earlier will start the day with brunch at 9 a.m. in the Kirby Garden Room. A group photo is planned. These Alumni will meet Chancellor Kathryn A. Martin, have a personalized campus tour and be introduced at the football game. A tour of UMD begins at 11:30 a.m. in the Solon Campus Center. The Football Game (UMD vs. Wayne State) and Reunion Recognition Ceremony will be held at 1 p.m. in Griggs Field. There is also a Chili Cook-off being held in Lot C from 11 a.m. to game time. The Volleyball Game (UMD vs. MN-Crookston) will be held at 4 p.m. in the Romano Gym. Bundle up and join UMD alumni for an evening bonfire and barbecue that begins 5 p.m. at Fitgers Inn Courtyard on the Lake. The finale for the weekend is to enjoy the Second Annual Music Showcase at 7:30 p.m. in the Weber Music Hall. For information see www.d.umn.edu/alumni. To register e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or call 218-726-7110.
FALL HOMECOMING 5K
Register by October 3 at 121 SpHC from 9 a.m. - 4 p.m., by calling 726-7128, or online at www.active.com to guarantee a t-shirt. Race day registration is welcome.
PHARMACY PREVIEW DAY
Register by Monday, October 13, by calling 726-6000 or e-mail email@example.com.
THE ANNUAL TASTE OF UMD
UMD in Sicily: Italian American Festival
The January 4 - 13, 2004 trip, planned for one or two small groups, will include breakfasts, tours, a final gala dinner, English speaking guides and fun. See Sicilys great cities: Palermo, Agrigento, Taormina, and Syracuse. Dont miss the museums, ancient ruins, stunning architecture and renowned cuisine. Astounding landscapes and the indefinable Sicilian atmosphere, exotic for the Italians themselves, will make this trip unforgettable. For information on the Italian Festival see: http://www.italfest/us. For information on the tour e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org or call 726-8829.
ITALIAN AMERICAN FESTIVAL CONFERENCE
For further information contact email@example.com, or go to http://www.italiafest.us. Abstracts of 200 words or less may be submitted electronically or by mail by September 30.
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