Tuesday, January 27, 2004• VOLUME 21, NUMBER 8

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Sue Johnson: the Alternate Encyclopedia
“The Alternate Encyclopedia,” will be on display in the Tweed Museum through March 28. Over a period of many years, artist Sue Johnson has developed a collection of prints, drawings, paintings, and found objects, which refer to the “pseudo-scientific” nature of early natural history illustrations and texts. Working with local collections, Johnson will develop a unique installation for the Tweed Museum of Art. As she states, “The idea to create a fully fictitious encyclopedia came to me when I realized that I could entertain my desire for the fantastic
while maintaining my interest in the pursuit of objective truths.”

Museum Events
“Women in Art,” a selection from the permanent collection at the Tweed Museum of Art, will be on display through March 14.

“Tembes,” an exhibition of carved wood panels from Surinam, will be on display through March 14 in the Tweed Museum of Art.

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 work in the Studio Gallery. For Tweed information contact tma@d.umn.edu or call 726-8222.

music EVENTS

A Faculty Artist Recital with Justin Rubin will be performed at 3 p.m. February 1 in the Weber Music Hall.

The Twin Ports Wind Ensemble will perform at 3 p.m. on February 8 in the Weber Music Hall.

The Ovation Guest Artist Series “Chanticleer” will be performed at 7:30 p.m. on February 8 in the Weber Music Hall.

Arts Intersect will perform “Sounding Duluth” at 7:30 p.m. on February 10 in the Weber Music Hall.

A Faculty Artist Recital will be performed at 3 p.m. on February 15 at the Cathedral of Our Lady of the Rosary.

A Vocal Jazz Cabaret Concert will be performed at 7:30 p.m. February 19- 21 in the Weber Music Hall.

A Faculty Artist Recital with Jeanne Doty and Rudy Perrault will be performed at 7:30 p.m. on February 24 in the Weber Music Hall.

The UMD Wind Ensemble and Concert Band will perform together at 3 p.m. on February 29 in the Weber Music Hall.

Call Marshall Performing Arts Center at 726-8877 for tickets and information about music events.

theatre EVENTS

“Twelve Angry Men” will be performed in the Marshall Performing Arts Center at 7:30 p.m. February 12- 14 and February 18- 21 with a 2 p.m. showing on February 15.

As a young man sits on trial for the murder of his father, twelve jurors attempt to reach a unanimous verdict. Most jurors for reasons of their own, are eager to end the trial by declaring the boy’s guilt. However, one juror’s conscience leads the group into a heated debate, but what end result will their discussions bring?

For more information call the UMD Ticket Office at 726-8561.

A Bare Bones Dance Concert will be performed in the Marshall Performing Arts Center at 7:30 p.m. February 27 - 28. For information call the UMD Ticket Office at 726-8561.

EVENTS lectures/workshops

Glenn R. Guntenspergen, U.S. Geological Survey, Patuxent Wildlife Research Center, will present “Wetland respnses to climate change: Here today gone tomorrow?” at 3:15 p.m. on Fiday, January 30 in Life Science 185.

For more information contact Sara Briggs at 726-6262.

The Word Association spring series begins with a talk by Abhinav Aima, instructor of journalism, Department of Composition, on February 12 from 12:30-1:30 p.m. in Solon Campus Center 25. Aima will discuss “The Over-Representation of Official American Sources in News Coverage of Islamic/Arab Conflicts.”

Word Association is an informal colloquium for work in progress on topics in language, literature, and writing. Word Association is co-sponsored by the Center for the Study of Information Design and Processing, the College of Liberal Arts, the Composition Department, and the English Department. For a complete Word Association schedule for the Spring 2004 semester, see the Wordwork webpage at www.d.umn.edu/centers/wordwork.

EVENTS classes

Journey Jargons are scheduled for Wednesday afternoons in the Fourth Floor Library Rotunda, room 460. Journey Jargons, features slides and personal experiences from trips taken by University for Seniors members. Lectures follow Journey Jargons, and both are free and open to the public. A question and answer session follows each forty-five minute lecture.

“Touring South Africa with Teenagers” will be presented at noon on January 28 by Jane Maddy and her grandchildren.

“Sleep Well to Feel Well” will be presented at 1:15 p.m. on January 28 by Mary Carlson, RPSGT, Project Manager for St. Mary’s Sleep Lab.

For more information contact Carole Schweiger at 726-7637.

special EVENTS

The eleventh annual Nightwalk for Campus Safety will take place at 5 p.m. on Monday, February 2.

The purpose of the Nightwalk is cover all outside, and several inside, areas of the campus to asses the safety of each area. Participants will meet inside at the Kirby Plaza bus entrance, at 5 p.m. Wear clothing appropriate for walking outside and to bring a flashlight.

Campus safety recommendation forms will be made available that evening and will be collected following the walk. Recommendations may also be sent to Finance and Operations (500 DAdB) by Monday, February 9. Comments will be used by Finance and Operations and the UMD Safety, Health and Emergency Preparedness Advisory Committee to make plans for campus improvements.

For more information call Greg Fox at 726-7101.

UMD Career Services is hosting the Head of the Lakes Job Fair on February 5 from 10 a.m.- 4 p.m. in Kirby Ballroom. The fair is open to juniors and seniors seeking full-time employment, internships and summer opportunities. Freshmen and Sophomores are encouraged to attend to explore career opportunities and look for summer jobs.

For a list of employers go to: http://careers.d.umn.edu/events/jobfairs.mhtml

The film “Brother Outsider: The Life of Bayard Rustin” will be shown at 6:30 p.m. on February 5 in Bohannon 90. The film portrays the biography of Bayard Rustin, one of the most controversial figures of the Civil Rights Movement. He was one of the first “freedom riders,” an advisor to Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and A Philip Randolph, organizer of the 1963 March on Washington. Rustin was also gay.

The event is sponsored by GLBT Services, Queer Students Union and Equity Education and Services Grants in the spirit of Black History Month. For more information contact Angela C. Nichols at 726-7300.

“Making Choices: Women Scientists and Engineers Talk About Career Choices and Issues” will be presented at 6 p.m. on February 10 in the Kirby Student Center Ballroom. A panel of women professionals representing industry, government, consulting, and higher education talk about their career paths, their career choices, and issues they face. Following the panel discussion, meet informally with the panelists and other women science and engineering professionals. Dessert will be served. This event is free and open to the public. It is sponsored by: UMD Women in Engineering and Science, the Association for Women in Science, Lake Superior Chapter, and UMD Career Services.

The Foreign Languages Department is hosting a foreign film series entitled “Basic Instincts: Aggression and Desire.” Movies are shown every second Monday at 4:30 in 480 Humanities.
The following films will be introduced by a faculty member and presented: February 9, Europa, Europa (Agnieszka Holland, 1990); February 23, The Battle of Algiers (Gillo Pontecorvo, 1965); March 8, The Son of the Bride (Juan Campanella, 2001); March 22, The Promise (M. von Trotta, 1995); April 5, Hate (Mathieu Kassovitz, 1995); April 19, Belle Epoche (Fernando Trueba, 1992); May 3, Leila (Dariush Mehrjui, 1996).

For more information contact Gesa Zinn at zinn@d.umn.edu

“Sounding Duluth,” an acoustic and visual cityscape built of live dance, music, painting and poetry will be performed at 7:30 p.m. on February 10, in the Weber Music Hall.

The event is sponsored by community artists (Project Lulu) and by the Department of Music. For more information contact MPAC Box Office at 726-8877.

Men’s Hockey home games are held at the DECC at 7:05 p.m. with the following matches scheduled this season: University of Minnesota, February 13 - 14; North Dakota, February 27 - 28.

The NCAA champion Women’s Hockey team has the following matches scheduled for February at the DECC: Ohio State, 7:05 p.m., February 6 - 7.

Men’s Basketball is held in the Romano Gym with the following games scheduled: Southwest MN State, 8 p.m., February 5; Wayne State, 3 p.m., February 7; MN State - Moorhead, 8 p.m., February 19; Northern State, 3 p.m., February 21.

Women’s Basketball is held in the Romano Gym with the following games scheduled: Southwest MN State, 6 p.m., February 5; Wayne State, 1 p.m., February 7; Finlandia College, 7 p.m., February 12; MN State - Moorhead, 6 p.m., February 19; Northern State, 1 p.m., February 21.

For more information, contact the UMD Athletic Office at 726-7518 or see http://www.umdbulldogs.com.

A reception for all alumni season ticket holders and Bulldog Club members will be held from 5:30 - 7 p.m. on February 14, Valentine's Day, in the French River Room at the DECC prior to the UMD Bulldog-UM-TC Gopher game.

The 1983-84 WCHA Playoff and Championship Men's Hockey Team will be honored with a presentation at the UMD Bulldogs-North Dakota Fighting Sioux game on on Saturday night, February 28, (7:05 game time) at the DECC. For information contact Skeeter at 726-7230 or srmoore@d.umn.edu.

glensheen EVENTS

Winter tours run through May, the estate is open Fridays – Sundays from 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. Bedroom slipper tours will be offered on Saturdays at 1:45 p.m.

The Historic Glensheen Estate will be decorated in holiday decor through January 31 with holiday brunches being offered every Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday, and Sunday through December 21.

Call 726-8910 or toll-free: 888-454-GLEN (4536) for more information.

On Saturday, February 14, the Glensheen will hold a Valentine’s themed house tour paired with a candlelight dinner in the Glensheen’s winter garden.

The tour begins at 6:30 p.m. and dinner will be served at 7:30 p.m. Reservations must be made in advance in advance by calling 726-8910.

A Presidents’ Brunch and house tour will be held at 10:30 a.m. Sunday, February 22. Reservations must be made in advance in advance by calling 726-8910.

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