TWEED MUSEUM OF ART SCHEDULE
Ceramic Images of a Frightening Past
by Daisy Brand will be on display through July 2.
The Dispassionate Body, Paintings and Drawing of Figures in Still
Life by Philip Pearlstein will be featured through October 15.
Across Space, Time, and Meaning selections from Tweeds
collections will be on display through January 7, 2007.
Senior Student Show opening receptions will be held every Tuesday at 4
p.m. Exhibits by Choua Moua and Taryn Boetcher will be on display through
April 16, Rebecca Scott, Christie Culliton, and Lisa Ryczkowski
from April 18 - 23, and Johanna Sinz and Kelly Gaulrapp from
April 25 - 30.
The 2006 UMD Art and Design Student Exhibition will take place through
A Gallery Hop will take place from 11 a.m - 5 p.m. on Saturday,
Saturday Afternoon Gallery Talks led by museum staff will be held at 2
p.m. on April 22, May 20, and June 24.
Light from Shadows, paintings by Stephen Lubovic, Po-Lin Tong
Kosuth, Sterling Rathsack will be on display from April 25 - late July.
The opening reception will take place on Saturday, April 29 from
2 - 4 p.m.
Art and Design Lecture Series
Scott Rench, freelance ceramic artist, will present at noon on Tuesday,
April 18. Lectures are in the Tweed
Museum of Art.
For Tweed information contact email@example.com
or call 726-8222.
APRIL AND MAY EVENTS
All Jazz will take place at 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, April
12 and April 19. Jazz combos perform jazz standards, student
arrangements, compositions, and improvisations.
Guitar Ensembles Concert will take place at 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday,
Holy, Holy, Holy
will take place at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday,
April 15. The Chamber Orchestra will collaborate with a guest choir
to share music inspired by the Easter season.
UMDs music department, in collaboration with the UM-Twin Cities
Department of Music, will perform La Bohème at 7:30 p.m.
from April 18 - 20. This event will be held at the DECC.
Out of Africa: Sanctus will take place at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday,
April 22, featuring UMD Concert Chorale, Percussion Ensemble, and
Chamber Singers. They will perform solo repertoire and combine for the
energetic and celebratory Sanctus by David Fanshawe, inspired
by the composers travels throughout the African continent.
Symphonic Wind Ensemble and Concert Band will celebrate the power of the
human spirit with music by composer Stephen Meillo. Deliverance,
Liberation, and Redemption will be performed at 3 p.m. on Sunday,
Jazz I and II Ensembles will put on their Spring Jazz concert
at 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, April 26.
Mozarts Grand Mass in C-minor will be performed by the
UMD Symphony Orchestra, University Singers, and Arrowhead Chorale at 7:30
p.m. on Saturday, April 29 and 3 p.m. on Sunday, April 30.
Swing into Spring will take place at 7:30 p.m. on Friday,
May 5, featuring guest artist Jennifer Scovell and UMD vocal jazz
ensembles Chill factor and Lake Effect.
All events will be held in the Weber Music Hall unless otherwise stated.
Call 726-8877 for prices and tickets.
ET TU, BRUTE?
William Shakespeares Julius Caesar will be performed on The
Mainstage Theatre, of Marshall Performing Arts Center from April 20
- 23 and 26 - 29. Does power corrupt? Can revolution bring
about real change or does it generate more suffering? This Shakespeare
masterwork explores the allure and the chaos that political power can
create in the world. For ticket information, call 726-8561.
UMDs baseball team games are held on
campus at Bulldog Park, adjacent to Griggs Field. They will play against
North Dakota at 2 p.m. on Friday, April 21, Winona State 2 p.m.
on Wednesday, April 26, St. Cloud State at 2 p.m. on Saturday,
April 29, Bemidji State at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, May 3, and
Augustana at 1 p.m. on Monday, May 6 and at noon on Tuesday, May
The womens softball team plays at the UMD Junction Avenue Field.
They will play Bemidji State at 3 and 5 p.m. on Wednesday, April 12,
Nebraska-Omaha at noon and 2 p.m. on April 21, South Dakota at
noon and 2 p.m. on April 22, North Dakota at 1 and 3 p.m. on April
25, and Concordia-St. Paul at 3 and 5 p.m. on Tuesday, May 2.
For more information, contact the UMD Athletic Office at 726-7518 or see
ITSS WORKSHOPS AND E-CLASSES
ITSS is offering the campus community on-line eClasses on Web Accessibility,
Copyright and WebCT. lectures. Dreamweaver workshops will also be held.
For more more information visit
Alworth Institute International Brown Bag lectures take place at noon
on Thursdays. For more information, contact Cindy Christian at 726-8616
Alworth Institute Brown Bag Lectures
Hear Marlene Johnson speak about her experiences as a member of the U.S.
Peace Corp, including her time in Armenia. Armenian Adventure
will take place in the fourth floor Library Rotunda on April 13.
Vida Nueva en Mexico will be held in Kirby Rafters on April
20. Susana Pelayo-Woodward, Cindy Christian, and students who participated
in a study abroad program in Mexico will show pictures and speak about
the affect globalization has had on Mexicans.
Stefan Wojcik will present Reconciling Two Faces: Perus Trade
Challenge in Kirby Rafters on April 27. Hear about the development
and long-term effects of trade liberalization in Peru.
Royal D. Alworth, Jr. Memorial Lecture
Willie Henderson, director of the Alworth Institute, will speak on Globalization:
the Intellectual History of an Idea in the fourth floor Library
Rotunda at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, April 25.
CIVIC ENGAGEMENT WORKSHOP
Informational workshops will be held on April 13 at 1 p.m., April 18 at 9:30 a.m., and April 21 at 2:00 p.m
in 116 Bohannon Hall to show ways to integrate civic/public engagement into courses.
Contact Casey LaCore at 726-7125, fax 726-8694, or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
IDS APRIL AND MAY EVENTS
Managing Your Copyright in Academic Culture with Dan Donnelly,
UM-TC Team Member of the Copyright Information and Education Initiative,
University Libraries, will take place from 1:30 - 3:30 p.m. on Thursday,
April 13 in the fourth floor Library Rotunda. Register by emailing
Jason Ellis at email@example.com.
Vickie Mikelonis, professor, Department of Rhetoric, UM-TC and Shelley
Smith, associate professor, Instructional Development Service will present
Internationalizing/Interculturalizing the On-Campus Curriculum
from 9 -10:45 a.m. on Monday, April 24.
Faculty ePortfolio will be presented by Paul Treuer, director,
and Lisa Reeves, assistant director, Knowledge Management Center from
2 - 3:30 p.m. on Monday, May 1.
Branching Out: Bush Grant Colloquium II will be held from
10 - 11:30 a.m. on Wednesday, May 2. Presented by the UMD Faculty
Bush Foundation Grantees.
Unless otherwise listed, events will take place in the Knowledge Management
Center, Solon Campus Center 42. Register at http://www.d.umn.edu/cehsp/ids/events/
or email Jason Ellis at firstname.lastname@example.org
GEOLOGICAL SCIENCES SEMINARS
Donna Whitney, Association of Women Geosciences - ConocoPhillips Distinguished
Lecturer, Department of Geology and Geophysics, UM-Twin Cities, will speak
on Crustal Flow and Continental Tectonics on April 13.
On April 20, John Goodge, professor, Department of Geological Sciences,
will present Minor Scapings from a Major Ice Cap: Proxy Basement
Geology using Glacial Tills in Antarctica.
Nick Lang, Department of Geological Sciences, will present Geologic
Processes in the Lowland Regions of Venus on April 27.
All seminars will take place on Thursdays at 4 p.m. in MWAH 191. For info,
A presentation entitled Role of Ojibwe Women will be given
by presentation given by Rosemary Christensen at 6:15 p.m. on Thursday,
April 13 in the Kirby Rafters. There will be a feast at 5:30 p.m.
preceding the presentation. This event is free and open to public. Call
the AILRC at 726-6976 with questions or if bringing large groups, or classes.
MCKNIGHT RESEARCH PRESENTATIONS
Maureen Tobin Stanley will present Francoist Repression: The Gag
that Was Unable to Silence Catalonian Writer and Survivor of Mauthausen
Joaquim Amat-Piniella from 4 - 6 p.m. on Monday, April 17.
In spite of the repression and censorship during General Francisco Francos
Regime (1939-1975), Spanish poet, novelist, activist and survivor of Mauthausen
Joaquim Amat-Piniella managed to publish his autobiographical novel K.L.
Reich --and, thus, shed light on the Nazi concentration camp experience
of 10,000-15,000 Spaniards.
The Mortal Storm: Hollywood and Its Opposition on the Eve
of War will be presented at noon on Wednesday, April 19 by
Alexis Pogorelskin. Hollywood ignored the rise of Hitler and the Nazis
until FDR ran for a third term in the summer of 1940. MGM took the lead
with a film that depicted for the first time in American cinema the fate
of the Jews in Nazi Germany. The Mortal Storm aroused the ire of
anti-Semites in Congress and triggered an investigation of an alleged
Hollywood Jewish conspiracy.
These events will be held in the fourth floor Library Rotunda. Contact
email@example.com for more information.
CLA THIRD FRIDAY EVENTS
Rosemary Stanfield-Johnson, assistant professor, Department of History,
will give a presentation entitled Ritual Cursing in Early Modern
Iran (1501-1577) on April 21. The presentation will be held
in the Library Rotunda from 3 - 4:30 p.m. Social time will begin at 3
p.m., the presentation will be held at 3:15 p.m., and time for discussion,
comments, and additional socializing will follow.
JOURNEY JARGONS AND LECTURES
Journey Jargons and Lectures will take place at 11:30 a.m. on Mondays
in Kirby Plaza 311.
India, Land of Contrasts will take place on April 24.
Barb Anderson, Ted and Lorraine Pollard, and Jill and Koresh Lakhan will
share pictures and tales of their October adventure. They will report
on the beauty of the marble of the Taj Mahal and the hustle and bustle
of the crowded streets of Dehli, India.
Armenian Adventure will be presented on May 1. Marlene
Johnson will give a slide presentation on life in the small mountainous
country of Armenia which is girdled by two hostile neighbors, Turkey and
Azerbaijan. Learn about the scenery, people, food, and education as seen
by a Peace Corps volunteer who lived there for over two years.
Coffee, the Connoisseurs Drink will be presented on
May 8. Scott Nelson will share the story of what makes coffee special.
Where does coffee come from, and how does its history relate to quality
coffee and the growth of the coffee shop business in the United States?
Scott will share his knowledge and experience with this beverage, and
he will provide samples! Scott is the owner of Dunn Brothers Coffee on
RENEGADE COMEDY AT GRIGGS CENTER
Renegade Comedy Theater presents an evening of dinner theater in Griggs
Center. Gilbert & Sullivan: selected songs from their comic
operas will take place at 6 p.m. on Friday, April 21. Dinner
begins at 6:30, followed by the performance at 7:30. Musical actors Elizabeth
Nelson, Jill Hoffman, Christa Schulz, Leslie Hoffman, Greg Nollet, with
Ben Gagne on the piano, will present songs from Iolanthe, The
Pirates of Penzance, Patience, Princess Ida, The
Sorcerer, and The Mikado. Purchase tickets by April 13
by contacting Jason Ellis at firstname.lastname@example.org or 726-6355.
DENNIS BRISSET MEMORIAL LECTURE
Ray Oldenburg, professor emeritus, University of West Florida in Pensacola,
will present The Third Place: A Belated Concept at 3:15 p.m.
on Thursday, April 27. The role of third places in allowing for
sociability and facilitating local democracy is best described in his
book, The Great Good Place. Oldenburg is a consultant to urban
planners who are attempting to vitalize their communities. Contact Dina
Flaherty at email@example.com for more information.
Stopping the Stowaways: Aliens of Lake Superior will take
place at 7 p.m. on Monday, May 1 at Pizza Lucé, 11 East
Superior Street. Explores invasive species that are impacting the country
and Lake Superior. What are these aquatic invaders, and how did they come
to inhabit Lake Superior? What environmental problems are caused by invasive
species, and what are researchers doing to understand this threat and
stem the tide? Doug Jensen and Dale Bergeron from the Sea Grant Program
will discuss aquatic ecology and the environmental and economic impacts
of invasive species.
Café Scientifique is a monthly forum for science and popular culture
hosted by the Bell Museum of Natural History in Minneapolis, and made
possible by a grant from the University of Minnesotas Council on
Go to http://www.d.umn.edu/umdhr/Training/ to view a complete list of
human resources workshops, lectures, and training. To register, email
firstname.lastname@example.org or fill out
the online Registration Form at http://www.d.umn.edu/umdhr/Training/regform.html
See the ITSS list of training and workshops, including Web/CT classes
There will be an Access For All meeting from 4:30 - 5:30 p.m. on Wednesday,
April 12 in Kirby 268.
A Womens Resource and Action Center and the Department of Womens
Studies will hold a WRAC Brown Bag at noon on April 19 in KSC 355-57.
A GLBTQ Teach-In will take place at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, April
19 in KSC 268. The topic, Courage, Creativity, and Community: Surviving
the 80s and more! will be presented by Gary Anderson.
Simon Birch will be shown from 7 - 9 p.m. on Wednesday, April 19
in SCC 25.
Free Democracy Summit III: Freedom is Not Free will take place
on April 21 - 23. Enjoy a weekend of art, education, and inspiration dedicated
to using the tools at the root of democracy to unite individuals and organizations
with a variety of goals, but similar values, in a cooperative effort to
explore, define, and celebrate democracy. For more details visit
The 18th annual Fiesta!!! will take place at 6 p.m. on Saturday,
April 22, in Kirby Ballroom. For more information contact Susana at 726-8444.
Fabulous Farewell honoring GLBT and Ally graduates, special
award recipients and Cruden-Riggs Scholarship recipient will be held at
5 p.m. on Tuesday, April 25, in Kirby Ballroom. The event includes dinner,
dessert, speaker, honorees, and a slideshow. If graduating, contact Angie
Nichols at 726-7300 to participate.
OutFront Minnesotas GLBT Lobby Day at the State Capitol is Thursday,
April 27. For information or to join the contact list, contact Jaqueline
Ingrouille, GLBT Services Intern at email@example.com, or call 218-726-6744.
Take Back the Night march and rally starts at 5 p.m. on Thursday,
April 27. For info go to www.pavsa.org or call 726-1442.
Take Our Children to Work Day! is Thursday, April 27. There
will be events in UMD Ballroom. For more information contact Susana at
For more information on these events, contact Susana Pelayo-Woodward,
726-8444 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
KATRINA RELIEF VOLUNTEERS
Hear about a UMD sponsored trip tentatively scheduled for May 2006 or
January 2007. Join Cheryl Reitan, Charlene Brown, and others, to hear
stories about Katrina Relief efforts. The event will be held from 11:30
a.m. - 1:30 p.m. on April 13 in Griggs Board Room. Contact Cheryl Reitan
at 726-8996 or email@example.com for information. Students interested
in volunteering can also contact Rachel King at firstname.lastname@example.org.
HISTORY DEPARTMENT FILM FESTIVAL
The film, La Vie est Belle, introduced by Nkasa Yelengi, will be
shown on April 13.
The film, History of Science Theater 3000, with introduction by
Steven Matthews, will be shown on April 20.
The film, Casablanca, will be shown on April 27, featuring
an introduction by Alexis Pogorelskin.
All films will be shown on Thursdays at 6:30 p.m. in Engr 177.
EARTH WEEK EVENTS
Celebrate UMD during Earth Week. Volunteer for UMD campus, neighborhood,
and Tischer Creek clean up events. Sign up for the student furniture disposal.
Pledge support for Fair Trade Coffee/products and receive a free reusable
coffee cup and free Fair Trade coffee refills. Learn about local initiatives
through brochures, Regional Stormwater Protection Team commercial clips,
and guest speakers from Stora Enso, WLSSD, and UMD Facilities Management.
Stop by the Kirby tables from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. April 17 - 21 to get involved,
learn more, and celebrate UMD.
Environmental Program Coordinator Gina Temple-Rhodes will be in the Kirby
Garden Room at noon on Thursday, April 20. She will present a look at
the past, present and future of WLSSDs role in protecting the St.
Louis River. Learn what can be done to make a positive difference in the
areas water quality. Refreshments will be served.
Karen Turnboom, fiber/materials/energy manager at Stora-Enso Duluth Recycled
Pulp Mill will talk about paper recycling at the Stora- Enso recycling
facility at noon on Friday, April 21 in the Kirby Garden Room. This presentation
will show how recycling benefits the environment, as well as reduces the
need for waste incineration, and conserves landfill space and energy.
Contact Cheryl Anderson at email@example.com for more information.
LATIN AMERICAN AWARENESS
A Latin American film festival will be held on Tuesday, April 18 and 25
in KSC 273.
Three short films will be shown beginning at noon April 18. The film,
Garifuna Holding Ground, details the struggles against an illegal highway
that is destroying crops, old -growth forest, and the water supply. The
film, When the River Met the Sea, is a documentary about the after-effects
of Hurricane Mitch and the ongoing neglect by the Honduran government.
The film, Dual Injustice: Feminicide and Torture in Ciudad Juarez and
Chihuahua, a documentary, is the personal account of one family that has
The film, New World Border, will be shown at noon April 25. It documents
the rise of human rights abuses along the U.S.-Mexico border.
A program, Vida Nueva en Mexico will be presented at noon
on Thursday, April 20 in UMD Rafters. In January 2006, several UMD students
participated in a study abroad
program in Mexico focusing on the impact of globalization on Mexican culture,
indigenous people, and women. They traveled in Mexico City and Oaxaca
visiting historical sites and meeting with families in a Zapotec indigenous
community where women have formed an independent weaving cooperative,
Ruminahui will perform in the Kirby Lounge on Friday, April 21.
The ¡17th Annual Fiesta! will be held at 6 p.m. on April 22 in the
Kirby Ballroom. The event features a Latin American buffet and Latin American
entertainment by: Los Alegres Bailadores, Son del Sur, Ruminahui, Enfinity
Dancers, and music by Richard Lopez. Ticket are on sale in the Kirby Student
Noemi Peregrino Gonzales will present Roots of Migration at
noon on Thursday, May 4 in KSC 268.
For information contact Susana Pelayo-Woodward at firstname.lastname@example.org or
The following are inaugural events for the Center for Genocide, Holocaust,
and Human Rights Studies:
Steven Feinstein, director of the Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies
in the Twin Cities will speak at 4 p.m. on April 20 in the Tweed Lecture
Room. His talk is entitled Art and Remembrance. It is a complement
to the Holocaust exhibition by the clay artist Daisy Brand, currently
on display in the Tweed. A reception will follow Feinsteins talk.
The Armenian Genocide 90 Years Later will be shown in the Kirby Rafters
at 11:45 a.m. on April 25. The documentary is a production of the Center
for Holocaust and Genocide Studies, TC.
Human rights attourneys Bret Thiele and Mayra Gomez will speak on the
topic, Enforcing Economic and Social Rights: Global Experiences
in the Kirby Rafters at noon on Tuesday, May 2. The talk will focus on
the work of the Centre on Housing Rights and Evictions (COHRE) with examples
from Sudan (Darfur), Guatemala, Colombia, Sri Lanka, the U.S., and elsewhere.
For more information, contact Alexis Pogorelskin at 726-7548 or email@example.com.
WALK FOR WOMENS SCHOLARSHIPS
The first Walk for Womens Scholarships will take place on Saturday,
April 22, with the festivities beginning at 9 a.m. in the Ward Wells Field
House. The WALK is a symbolic walk and will consist of a 30-minute walk
around the track in Malosky Stadium at 10 a.m. The walk is open to anyone
who would like to secure pledges and take part. All of the proceeds from
the WALK will benefit womens scholarships. For further information,
contact Karen Stromme at 726-7143 or firstname.lastname@example.org,
or see http://www.umdbulldogs.com/womens_walk.php.
STORMWATER POLLUTION PREVENTION
Attend the annual public meeting to review and comment on the UMD Storm
Water Pollution Prevention Program, then take a virtual tour of the rain
garden from noon to 1 p.m. on Wednesday, April 26 in the Kirby Garden
Room. In addition to cooling and cleaning parking lot run-off through
the rain garden, UMD is examining other practices to reduce the sediment,
litter and other pollutants carried by stormwater as it flows downstream
from the campus. If unable to attend but are interested in commenting
on or learning more about this plan, contact Candice Richards at 726-8261
or Erik Larson at 726-6915. Or see more information at
ALL-CAMPUS AWARDS RECEPTION
Honor faculty recipients of the Outstanding Adviser, Jean G. Blehart,
Albert Tezla Award, Chancellors Award for Distinguished Research,
and Outstanding Contributions to Graduate Education Awards in Griggs Center
from 2:30 - 4 p.m. on Tuesday, May 2. A short program will begin at 2:30
p.m. Refreshments will be served. This reception is hosted by Vice Chancellor
Vince Magnuson and Chancellor Kathryn A. Martin.
A ceremony will be held at 3:15 p.m. on Wednesday, May 3, in Life Science
175. Barbara Elliott will present,At Risk Youth: We Can Make a Difference,
after the ceremony. A reception will be held in Griggs Center following
the presentation and seminar.
NEMBA: BOOK AWARDS
A record-breaking 42 books have been nominated for the 18th annual Northeastern
Minnesota Book Awards (NEMBA). Authors will be honored at an evening celebration,
which will include a book fair, featured speaker Cheng-Khee Chee, the
awards presentation, and a reception with pie and coffee. The event will
be held from 6 - 9:30 p.m. on Wednesday, May 17, at the UMD Library. Prizes
of $300 will be awarded for the best book in each category Fiction/Poetry/Drama
and Nonfiction/Art/Scholarship, and $100 will go to the authors of books
chosen for honorable mention.
NEMBA is a free community event co-hosted by the UMD Library and Friends
of the Duluth Public Library, with financial support provided by Northern
Lights Books & Gifts. Barnes & Noble Booksellers will donate copies
of the nominated titles to be given away in a free drawing.
For more information and a list of the nominated titles, visit the NEMBA
Web site at
http://www.d.umn.edu/ lib/nemba/index.htm or call 218-726-7889.
A Mothers Day Brunch will take place on Sunday, May
17. There are three opportunities to dine at and tour Glensheen. See
http://www.d.umn.edu/glen/subglen/calendar.htm for the schedule. Make
reservations by Thursday, May 11 by calling 726-8980 or 1-888-454-4536.
Two Mansions, One Mission package tours will be offered on
Sunday, May 21, providing the public with the chance to see both
Fairlawn and Glensheen Mansions for a reduced price. Tours begin at 9:30
a.m., with the final tour beginning at 4 p.m. For more information on
Preservation Month package tours, call 726-8980 or (715) 394-5712.
Glensheens Saturday and Sunday tour hours
will be from 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. through May 26. Call 726-8921 for
more information or see http://www.d.umn.edu/glen.
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