Tuesday, October 19, 2004• VOLUME 22, NUMBER 4

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The exhibition “Spirals in Space and Time: The Art of Leslie Bohnenkamp” continues through February 6, 2005.

The exhibition, “Chilean Arpilleras: Remnants of Resistance” will be on display through October 31. Marjorie Agosin will present a lecture on October 19 at noon.

The UMD Art & Design Faculty Exhibition will run from October 19 - December 19. An Opening Reception will be held from 5 - 7 p.m. on October 19. This exhibition presents the work of over twenty artists, all members of the UMD Art and Design.

Art and Design Lecture Series

Jorge Frascara, designer and professor at the University of Alberta, Canada, will present a lecture at 10 a.m. on November 9.

Fast Forward, a New York based English composer and performer, will present a lecture at 6 p.m. on November 23.

Nathan Budoff and Raul Cristancho, painters, will present a lecture at 10 a.m. on December 8.

For Tweed information contact tma@d.umn.edu or call 726-8222.

music EVENTS


Pianist Pat LaLiberte, is joined by her son Greg in a concert of music for piano and flute, titled “French with Flash!” at 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, October 20.

The Twin Ports Wind Ensemble, directed by Mark Whitlock, will perform at 3 p.m. on Sunday, October 24.

Borromeo String Quartet will perform at 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, October 27. This award-winning quartet performs Haydn’s “Quartet in E-flat Major, Op. 64, No. 6,” and “Quartet in A minor, Op. 51, No. 2” by Brahms, along with a special presentation of UMD orchestra director Rudy Perrault’s composition “Exodus.”

UMD Bands and Twin Ports Wind Ensemble will present the Third Annual Showcase Concert at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, October 29.

The Senior High School Honor Band Festival Concert, directed by Steven Bryant will perform at 4 p.m. on Saturday, October 30.

Vladimir Solovjev, piano, and Victor Portnoy, bayan, will provide a special Russian classical and folk music concert at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, October 30. These artists are the Rector and Vice Rector of the Conservatory of Music in Duluth’s Sister City of Petrozavodsk, Russia. They are on campus at the invitation of Chancellor Kathryn A. Martin.

UMD Bands will perform a Halloween Concert at 3 p.m. on Sunday, October 31.

The Senior High School Honor Choir Festival Concert, directed by Tina Thielen-Gaffey, will take place at 4:45 p.m. on Tuesday, November 2.

The Bernstein Krenzen Jazz Scholarship Concert, a musical event held to support UMD’s jazz scholarship funds, will feature UMD’s Jazz Ensembles and Duluth’s Big Time Jazz Orchestra at 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, November 3 in the Marshall Performing Arts Center.

The Senior High School Honor String Festival Concert, directed by Rudy Perrault will be held at 4 p.m. on Friday, November 5.

For the Fifth Annual Story-Hour: “Arabian Nights,” the UMD Symphony Orchestra is joined by Julie DellaTorre, and Duluth’s own Elizabeth Nordell. The musical theme features “Scheherazade” with other music and stories for the whole family at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, November 5.

The University Singers, Chamber Singers, and Concert Choral will perform at the Fall Choral Concert at 3 p.m. on Sunday, November 7.

UMD Guitar Ensembles will be held at 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, November 10.

UMD’s Opera Studio will present, “What’s All The Screaming About?” at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, November 13.

As a part of the 2004-2005 Ovation Guest Series, “Jacques Brel is Alive and Well and Living in Paris,” will be performed at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, November 16. This is a Cabaret-style revue features musical theatre and opera performers, including UMD alumnus Andrew Wilkowskie.

Jazz Combos I, II, III, & IV will perform at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, November 18.

UMD Bands on the Go, a fundraising event that supports the concert tours of the UMD Wind Ensemble, will be held on Sunday, November 21 at 3 p.m.

The UMD Percussion Ensemble performs ragtime pieces, traditional West African drumming, and the unique contemporary work “Stealing Thunder,” at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, November 23.

The Vocal Jazz Concert will be held at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, November 30.

All above events will be held in the Weber Music Hall unless noted otherwise. Call the Box Office at 726-8877 for tickets and information.

athletic EVENTS


On October 30, the volleyball team will play Minnesota State-Mankato at 7 p.m. They will play Augustana College at 7 p.m. on November 5, Nebraska-Omaha at 7 p.m. on November 12, and North Dakota at 4 p.m. on November 13. The games will be held in the Romano Gym.

The UMD soccer team will play Minnesota State-Mankato at 6 p.m. on October 23 in Griggs Field.

The UMD Bulldog football team plays Augustana College at 1 p.m. on October 23, and St. Cloud State at 1 p.m. on November 6. All games will be played in Griggs Field.

Home hockey games begin in October at the DECC. UMD men play Minnesota State-Mankato at 7:05 p.m. on October 22 and 23 and Vermont at 7:05 p.m. on October 29 and 30. They also play Brown at 7:05 p.m. on November 19 and 20. UMD women play Wisconsin on November 5 and 6 at 7:05 p.m. and Ohio State University at 7:05 p.m. on November 26 and 27.

Home basketball games begin in November with men’s basketball at 8 p.m. on November 15 against Bemidji State and at 8 p.m. on November 23 against St. Scholastica.

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

theatre EVENTS


The play, Still Life With Iris will be presented at 7:30 p.m. from October 21 - 24 and October 27 - 30 in the Marshall Performing Arts Center. Still Life With Iris is a magical adventure of a young girl’s search for her past. Iris lives in the whimsical land of Nocturno, where all things in our world are made while we sleep. When she is separated from her mother and loses her memory, Iris is assisted by Annabel Lee, a maiden from the sea, and the eleven-year-old composer Mozart, as she makes a fantastical journey home.

The play, The Heidi Chronicles will be presented at 7:30 p.m. from December 9 - 12 and December 14 - 18. In The Heidi Chronicles, Heidi Holland finds herself at a crossroad in her life, questioning how she got where she is. From a High School dance to a protest at the Chicago Art Institute the audience experiences Heidi’s chronicles during the time when ideas and lifestyles were changing.

Above events are held at the Marshall Performing Arts Center. For ticket information call 726-8561.

EVENTS lectures/workshops


For National Work & Family Month there are numerous brown bag sessions. For more information or to register, visit http://www.d.umn.edu/umdhr/Training/personal.html

Spouses and same-sex domestic partners are invited to attend on a space available basis.

“Parenting Those Teens,” will be held from noon - 1 p.m. on Wednesday, October 20 in Kirby 323.

“The WorkLife Balancing Act,” will be held from noon - 1 p.m. on Tuesday, October 26 in the Garden Room.

“Same-sex Marriage: The Real Issues Impacting GLBT University Families,” will be held from noon - 1 p.m. on Thursday, October 28 in Kirby 355-357.

“Medical Self-Care,” will be held from 12:15 p.m. - 12:45 p.m. on Thursday, November 4 in the Garden Room.


Journey Jargons & Lectures are scheduled for three Wednesday afternoons. Journey Jargons features slides and personal experiences or trips taken by University for Seniors (US) members and guests. The sessions are free and open to the public. A question and answer session follows each 45-minute lecture. All of the lectures listed below take place in Kirby Plaza 309.

“New Zealand, The Land of Contrasts” will be presented by Howard and Sue Meyer at noon on October 27.

“Low Carb Craze or Low Carb Crazy?” will be presented by Bonnie Brost at 1:15 p.m. on October 27.

“Journey Across Newfoundland & Labrador” will be presented by Barb Anderson, Ron Anderson, and Patricia Stoddard at noon on November 10.

“Orchids” will be presented by Kathy Clark at 1:15 p.m. on November 10.

University for Seniors is a cooperative program of the University of Minnesota Duluth and UMD Continuing Education. Partial support for the program is provided by the Minnesota Humanities Commission in cooperation with the National Endowment for the Humanities and the Minnesota State Legislature.


IDS will hold Coffee Klatch Q&A sessions from 10 - 11 a.m. on Monday, November 1, and 2 - 3 p.m. on Wednesday, December 15, in BohH 116. Drop in and bring questions about teaching and learning issues.

Designing Usable, Accessible Web Sites: The 20% Factor is a workshop that will be held Wednesday, October 20 from 9 - 11 a.m. in Library 115. This hands-on workshop will be devoted to explaining and illustrating accessibility and usability as well as designing with Web standards.

For more information about these and other events, call LeAne at 726-6207, Sheri at 726-6975 or visit the website: http://www.d.umn.edu/cehsp/ids/events/index.html


The Viz Lab Presents Series is listed at http://www.d.umn.edu/vdil/news/.

Dreamweaver 102 Tables will be held from 9 a.m. - 11 a.m. on Tuesday, October 19 and Thursday, October 21 in Library 116.

Dreamweaver 103 Forms and Form Data Processing will be held from 2 p.m. - 4 p.m. on Monday, November 1 and Wednesday, November 3 in Library 116.

Dreamweaver 105 Behaviors will be held from 9 a.m. - 11 a.m. on Tuesday, November 9 in Library 116.

Joellyn Rock, Department of Art and Design, will present “Digital Bricolage: the Vasalisa story,” from noon - 1 p.m. on Friday, October 15 in MPAC 154.

Paul Siders, Department of Chemistry, will present “MPI on bwulf at the UMD VDIL,” from noon - 1 p.m. on Thursday, October 21 in MPAC 154.

Robert Appleton, Department of Art & Design will present, “Sound, Image and Motion in Performance,” from noon - 1 p.m. on Friday, October 22 in MPAC 154.

Paul Kiprof, Department of Chemistry, will present, “The Oxo Process,” from noon - 1 p.m. on Friday, November 5 in MPAC 154.

Justin Rubin, Department of Music, will present, “Video and Audio Production for Art Installations,” from noon - 1 p.m. on Thursday, November 11 in MPAC 154.

Kate Maurer, Department of Composition, will present, “A Dramaturg’s View: Documenting ‘La Traviata,’” from noon - 1 p.m. on Friday, November 19 in MPAC 154.

Rich Axler, Jesse Schomberg (Sea Grant), Nick Zlonis (Sea Grant), and George Host (NRRI) will present, “Flash Flood for DuluthStreams.org : Modeling and Visualization of Stream Response to Rain Events in Duluth’s Urban Watersheds,” from noon - 1 p.m. on Thursday, December 16 in MPAC 154.

Yuhu Yan, Department of Physics, will present, “Water Quality Visualization in Lake Superior Based on GIS and RS,” from noon - 1 p.m. on Friday, December 17 in MPAC 154.


Anna Peterson, Department of Biology, will present, “Evaluation of the Ohio Rapid Assessment Method for wetlands in the Western Great Lakes: An analysis using bird assemblages,” at 3:15 p.m. on Friday, October 22. Jerry Niemi will host the lecture in Life Science 185. Coffee and cookies are served at 3 p.m.


Peter Hollings, Department of Geology, from Lakehead University in Thunder Bay, Ontario will present: “Giant Porphyry Deposits – Characteristics, Distributions and Controls,” on Thursday, October 21 at 4 p.m. in Life Science 175. Coffee is served at 3:50 p.m.


Alworth Brown Bag Series events begin at noon. For more information contact Cindy M. Christian at 726-8616.

“A Cuban Perspective on Global Trade and Economic Development” will be presented on October 21 by Patrick Leet in the Griggs Center. Leet, a senior member of the Witness for Peace International Team, has traveled to Colombia, Mexico and Nicaragua and participated in a number of hemispheric conferences on globalization and alternative models of economic development. Prior to joining the WFP International Team, Patrick worked as a grassroots political and community organizer in Oregon, Arkansas, and Missouri.

“Canal Cruising in England” will be presented on October 28 by Mary Evans in the Griggs Center. In April 2004, Mary Evans, a retired UMD staffer and active participant in UMD’s University for Seniors, and her husband spent a week on a canal boat learning to pilot while enjoying the countryside in the Mersey-Trent area of England.

"Go Well, Stay Well: Travels in South Africa" Jim and Linda Belote, both anthropologists from UMD, visited their Peace Corps volunteer daughter on assignment in South Africa for two 3-week trips in the summers of 2003 and 2004. These trips covered many miles of wild animals, fabulous landscapes and excitement about 10 years of democracy and the end of apartheid. The Belotes will show pictures and discuss their experiences in South Africa on November 4 in the Griggs Center.

"Return to Bulgaria: Land of Hospitality" will be presented on November 11 in Griggs Center. Maria Vuldjeva, program associate for the International Education Office, left her homeland of Bulgaria in 1996. She will discuss the changes that have taken place in Sofia and other areas in Bulgaria as the country makes its transformation from a communist satellite to a democratic republic. She will show pictures of her visits and share her reflections of home.

"Women’s Rights and Constitutional Change in Kenya" will be presented on November 18 in the Rafters. Sarah Fries, a UMD student majoring in International Studies and Political Science, conducted research in Kenya from September 2003 until May 2004. She interviewed women regarding their rights as reflected in the new Kenyan constitution. She also spent some time working for a non-governmental organization focusing on grass-roots development. Fries lived with host families in Nairobi as well as the rural area of Kitui.


William F. Schulz, Executive Director of Amnesty International - USA, will present, “The Power of Change is in Our Hands: Violence Against Women as a Leading Human Rights Scandal of Our Time.” The lecture will be held at 7:30 p.m. on Sunday, October 24 in the UMD Kirby Ballroom. The lecture is free and open to the public and a reception will follow.

Joseph E. Schwartzberg, Department of Geography, will present, “Revitalizing the United Nations,” at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, October 26. The lecture is in the fourth floor rotunda of the UMD Library. This event is free and open to the public and a reception will follow the lecture.


Doc Talks is a free monthly public lecture series addressing current issues in medicine.

Matt Andrews, professor, Department of Biology, will present “Hibernation” at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday November 9 in Room 142 SMed.

“Native American Medicine” will be presented at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday December 14 in Room 142 SMed. Doc Talks are free and intended for the public.

For more information see http://somd.d.umn.edu/DocTalks or contact Janet Fitzakerley, Department of Physiology and Pharmacology, School of Medicine, Duluth, 726-8512; jfitzake@d.umn.edu


The College of Liberal Arts faculty lecture series, “Third Friday” features recently published work or work-in-progress by faculty in CLA. All faculty and staff are invited to attend. Beverages and snacks will be served.

Paul Sharp will present “Virtue Unrestrained: Herbert Butterfield and the Problem of American Power” at 3 p.m. on November 19 in the Library Rotunda.

Alexis Pogorelskin will present “Hollywood and the Nazis or ‘I am Franklin Roosevelt and I Approved this Message’” at 3 p.m. on December 17 in the Kirby Rafters.

All of this year’s presenters and their topics can be found at http://www.d.umn.edu/cla/main/3friday.php or through a link located on the “What’s New in CLA” page. For information, contact CLA at 726-8981.


The Word Association series on writing, language, and literature continues with Tom Farrell, professor, Department of Composition, who will present “Introducing Walter Ong’s Work to Undergraduates: My Course on Literacy, Technology and Society” at noon on Friday, October 22 in Cina 202.

Susan Perala-Dewey, instructor, Department of Composition will present “The Discourse of ‘Opinion’ Letters: Cultivating a Critical Community Voice” at noon on Friday, November 19 in Cina 202.

A cluster of presentations by graduate students from the English Department’s capstone Critical Theory course will be presented at noon on December 3 in Cina 202, at 3:30 p.m. on December 7 in SCC 25; and at 3:30 p.m. on December 9 in SCC 25.

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 jmackiew@d.umn.edu.

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special EVENTS


Join the Hispanic/Latino/Chicana Learning Resource center for a Heritage Celebration.

The Tweed Museum of Art will show the Chilean Arpilleras Exhibition Display through November. These women’s protest tapestries were created in the 1970s and 80s by Chilean women whose loved ones were murdered, missing and tortured during the harsh regime (1973-1989) of dictator Agusto Pinochet.

Patrick Leet will present “A Cuban Perspective on Global Trade and Economic Development” at noon on October 21 in Griggs Center.

Two Dia de los Muertos / Day of the Dead exhibitions will be presented from October 27 - November 8. One will be at the Multicultural Student Union on the second floor of Kirby and the other will be on display in the Department of Art exhibition display located in the third floor of Humanities. The Day of the Dead is a tradition which dates back to the Aztec civilization. The Aztecs believe that the soul of the dead returns home to the world of the living.

The film: La Ofrenda: The Day of the Dead, directed by Susan Munoz and Lourdes Portillo (1989, 50 minutes), will be shown at noon on Tuesday, November 2 in the Tweed Museum of Art Lecture Gallery. La Ofrenda takes a nontraditional look at the Mexican tradition of the Days of the Dead, evoking the familiar, ironic, sometimes humorous nature of Mexican and Mexican-American attitudes toward death.

For information contact Susana Pelayo-Woodward at 726-8444.


The film, “ El Norte” (Gregory Nava, 1987) will be shown at 4:30 p.m. on October 28 in Cina Hall. This film shows a brother and sister forced to leave Guatemala and make a hazardous journey through Mexico to the U.S., only to find themselves living as illegals in L.A. The film is introduced by faculty and students in Spanish. A discussion afterwards will be lead by Spanish students who have worked at the US-Mexican border.

For information contact Gesa Zinn at gzinn@d.umn.edu.


Research Day will be held from 8 a.m. - 3 p.m. on Thursday, November 4. This is a day to learn about innovative transportation research projects impacting the Northland. It will be held at the Mn/DOT District One Headquarters located at 1123 Mesaba Avenue in Duluth. Ample free parking is available. For directions and more information contact Carol Wolosz at 726-7446 or natsrl@d.umn.edu. NATSRL is supported through UMD, The University of Minnesota’s Center for Transportation Studies, Intelligent Transportation Systems Institute, and MN/DOT.


Duluth Pharmacy Preview Day will be held from 1 -4 p.m. on Saturday, October 30 in the Kirby Rafters. Learn more about pharmacy education and pharmacy as a profession. The program includes: information on admissions and financial aid; panels of current Duluth pharmacy students and area practicing pharmacists; tour of the pharmacy facilities; and the opportunity to ask questions of students, staff, and faculty. Register by calling 726-6000 or emailing copd@d.umn.edu.


A planetarium show will be presented at 7 p.m. every Wednesday in the Marshall W. Alworth Planetarium. For information call 726-7129.

glensheen EVENTS


The Historic Glensheen Estate will be open daily from 9:30 a.m. - 4 p.m. through mid-October.

A Holiday Premier will be featured from 4 - 7 p.m. Monday, November 19.

Kick-off the holiday season at Glensheen and enjoy decorations and refreshments every Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday in December. Tour begins at 9:30 a.m. and brunch is served at 10:30 a.m.

Call 726-8910 for more information.

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