Tuesday, September 7, 2004 VOLUME 22, NUMBER 1
TWEED MUSEUM OF ART SCHEDULE
Art and Design Lecture Series
On September 14, Phil Choo will present
New Ending, at 2 p.m. and Eun-Kyung Suh, a sculptural jewelry
artist, will present Wearing of Our Tears, at 6 p.m. Part
of the Regional Projects Series, these new faculty exhibitions
introduce the work of new Art and Design faculty members to the community.
Childrens Art Workshop: SMAWK (Saturday
Morning Art Workshop for Kinder) will hold a childrens art workshop,
Spiral Sculptures with paper and fiber, from 10 a.m. - noon on September
18 and 25. They will also offer Stories in Art, from 10 a.m. - noon
on October 9, 16 and 23. The classes are for ages 5 - 8 and cost
$40 per session, $35 for museum members. For more information contact
Susan Hudec at 726-8527.
The Art of Leslie Bohnenkamp (1943 - 1997):
The Tweed Museum of Art will feature sculptures from the Bohnenkamp collection
through February 6. Bill Shipley will present a lecture on the art of
Les Bohnenkamp at 6 p.m. on September 21 followed by a reception.
Bohnenkamps sculptures, with their intriguing animal-like forms
and richly colored surfaces, were well received by critics, collectors,
and the general public. A resident artist at the Provincetown Fine Arts
Work Center and the Haystack School of Crafts, Bohnenkamp rode the wave
of change from fiber as a functional craft to its use as a
material for producing bold new sculptural forms.
Lake Superior Nudes and Horizon Series:
Craig Blacklock - Selections from a Voice Within, will be
on display through September 26 in the Tweed Museum of Art. Blacklock
is well known for his photographs of Lake Superior and the landscape of
The exhibition, Chilean Arpilleras:Remnants of
Resistance will be on display from September 20 - October 31.
Tweed Museum Store is holding a Fine Arts Poster
Sale, Decorate Your Room, through
For Tweed information contact email@example.com or call 726-8222.
FALL MUSIC SCHEDULE
There will be two Faculty Artist Recitals held in September. On September 12, Tom Wegren & Company will play at 3 pm. Tenor, Joseph S. Spann will perform on September 21 at 7:30 p.m.
Guitarist Matt Gould and violinist Beth Ilana Schneide of DUO 46 from Cyprus will play at 7:30 pm on September 15 and 16.
Honorare, the third annual Weber Concert with the Sinfonietta de Paris, will take place at 7:30 p.m. on September 30.
All above events will be held in the Weber Music Hall. Call the Box Office at 726-8877 for tickets and information.
Three home volleyball games will be held in September, all in the Romano Gym. The game against South Dakota will be held at 4 p.m. on September 18. The game against Bemidji State will be held at 7 p.m. on September 21 and the game against Michigan Tech, will be held at 7 p.m. on September 29.
A Mens/Womens Cross Country meet, the UMD Open, will be held at 10:30 a.m. on September 11 at the UMD Campus.
Four home soccer games will be held in September, all at Griggs Field. The game against Rockhurst University will be held at 1 p.m. on September 5. The game against the University of Mary will be held at 6 p.m. on September 10. The game against Winona State will be held at 2 p.m. on September 12 and the game against Northern Michigan, will be held at 1 p.m. on September 26.
There will be two home football games held in September, both at Griggs Field. On September 11, the Bulldogs will play Wisconsin-La Crosse at 6 p.m. The game against Upper Iowa University will be held on September 25 at 1 p.m.
For more information, contact the UMD Athletic Office at 726-7518 or see http://www.umdbulldogs.com.
HONORING ATHLETIC SERVICE
The UMD Athletic Hall of Fame will add eight new members to its rolls at ceremonies October 2. Inductees for 2004 will include seven athletes and a coach: Denise (Holm) Olson, Dan Lempe, John Nachtsheim, Mike Petrich, Kelli (Ritzer) Thomas, John Sampson, Jerry Wherely, and Dale Race (mens basketball coach); they will bring Hall of Fame membership to 70. For more information, see http://www.umdbulldogs.com/hof.
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The UMD Biology Department presents So Many Toadfish, So Little Time with Allen Mesinger at 3:15 p.m. on Friday, September 10 in Life Science 185. Coffee and cookies will be served at 3 p.m.
FOREIGN LANGUAGE FILM SERIES
The 2004 Fall Film Series entitled, Struggle
for Dignity: Part One; Exile, Immigration, Deportation, Alienation,
will begin with the film Green Card Fever (Bala Rajasekharuni, USA, 2003)
at 4:30 p.m. on September 16 in Cina 316. An introduction and discussion
will be presented by management studies faculty members Praveen Aggarwal
and Rajiv Vaidyanathan. The filmmaker may be present.
IDS has two September activities. TECH TALK will be offered from noon - 1 p.m. on Friday, September 24 in Kirby 323. Getting and Keeping Your Students Attention: Motivational Truths and Classroom Consequences, a workshop with LeAne Rutherford, will be held from 9 - 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday, September 28 in Kirby 355-257. Questions? Call LeAne at 726-6207, Sheri at 726-6975 or see the website: http://www.d.umn/edu/cehsp/ids.
DOC TALKS ARE BACK
The Science and Politics of Human Stem Cells:
The October DocTalk topic will be Brain Death, and this lecture will be offered in conjunction with the University of Minnesota Mini Medical School program in Neuroscience that will occur on Monday nights in October.
DocTalks is a free monthly public lecture series addressing current issues in medicine. With the exception of the October talk, DocTalks will be offered on the second Tuesday of every month at 7:30 p.m. in Room 142 of the School of Medicine.
More information see http://somd.d.umn.edu/DocTalks, or contact Janet Fitzakerley, Department of Physiology and Pharmacology, School of Medicine, Duluth, (SOMD) 726-8512; firstname.lastname@example.org.
WORD ASSOCIATION SERIES
The first Word Association series on writing, language, and literature will be held from noon - 12:50 p.m. on Friday, October 1 in Cina 202. Craig Stroupe will present The Lost Island of English Studies: Globalization, Market Logic and the Rhetorical Work of Department Web Sites."
Stroupe will discuss how academics began experimenting with digital networks as a medium when universities first wired faculty offices in the 1990s. This talk examines how department web sites connect the practices of English studies and global, informational capitalism.
Word Association talks are open to all members of the UMD community and other members of the public. Feel free to bring your lunch. Snacks and beverages will be provided.
For information contact Jo Mackiewicz at email@example.com.
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GLBT Services and the Queer Students Union invite
new students, faculty and staff to an informal pizza party to meet new
friends and network from 4 - 6 p.m. on September 16 in the Garden
Room. Allies are welcome to attend.
LAKE SUPERIOR WRITERS CONTEST 2004
On Saturday, September 25, from 2 - 4 p.m., the UMD Library will host and cosponsor a reading of the winning prose and poetry entries in the 2004 Lake Superior Writers contest. The reading, which will be presented in the fourth floor Rotunda Reading room, will feature the seven winning authors in the contest. The honored authors include Phil Dansdill, UMDs Paula J. Pedersen, Jeff Lewis, Carol Dunbar, Kathleen Kaufman, Anne Stewart, and Gary Boelhower.
This fifth annual contest was a collaboration with the Duluth Superior Symphony Orchestra. The writing entries and musical compositions were all based on the theme In the Name of Love. The authors will have their work published in the Duluth Superior Symphony Orchestra programs during the 2004-2005 DSSO series of concerts. This program is free and open to the public. For more information about Lake Superior Writers, a nonprofit literary organization, visit their Web site at www.lakesuperiorwriters.org or call 218-722-3094.
A Planetarium Show, will be presented at 7 pm every Wednesday in the Marshall W. Alworth Planetarium. For information call 726-7126..
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