Monday, Feb. 2
Black Issues Conference, “The Talented Tenth,” 10 a.m.-5 p.m., 202A Bowen-Thompson Student Union. Contact Emily Monago at email@example.com for more information.
Interaction Workshop, through the Center for Family and Demographic Research, noon-1 p.m., 316 Union.
Music at the Forefront Series, featuring Odd Appetite, with Ha-Yang Kim, cello, and Nathan Davis, percussion, 8 p.m., Bryan Recital Hall, Moore Musical Arts Center. Part of New Music Week, sponsored by the MidAmerican Center for Contemporary Music at BGSU.
Tuesday, Feb. 3
Faculty Senate, 2:30 p.m., McFall Center Assembly Room.
Film Screening, “Brother Outsider: The Life of Bayard Rustin” (2003), about the life of the visionary activist and strategist who has been called “the unknown hero” of the Civil Rights Movement, and who dared to live as an openly gay man during this fiercely homophobic time, 7 p.m., 107 Hanna Hall. Part of the Black Queer Warrior Series and sponsored by the Committee Advancing Racial Equality and the LGBT Resource Center.
Women’s Basketball vs. Ball State, 7 p.m., Anderson Arena.
Tuesday Night Film Series, “The Intruder” (U.S., 1963), 7:30 p.m., Gish Film Theater, Hanna Hall.
Concert, featuring the New Music Ensemble, 8 p.m., Bryan Recital Hall, Moore Musical Arts Center. Part of New Music Week.
Wednesday, Feb. 4
Video Presentation and Forum, “February One: A Video Presentation and Discussion of Social Activism and the Millennial Student,” featuring the story of the “Greensboro Four” who launched the lunch counter sit-ins in 1960, and how what they did can be a model for today's college students, 9:30-11 a.m., 201 Union. Facilitated by Dr. Jack Taylor Sr., ethnic studies, and sponsored by the Office of Equity & Diversity.
Brown Bag Luncheon, “To Be Young, Female and Black at BGSU,” hosted by a panel of African-American student leaders, noon-1 p.m., 107 Hanna Hall. Held in recognition of Black History Month and sponsored by the Women’s Center.
Biological Sciences Seminar Series, “Phylogenetic, Phylogeographic, and Morphological Relationships in the Orconectes virilis (Decapoda, Cambaridae) Species Complex,” with Dr. Lauren Matthews, Worcester Polytechnic Institute, 3:30-4:30 p.m., 112 Life Sciences Building. A social with the speaker will precede the lecture at 3 p.m.
Coming Out Support Group, 5:30-6:30 p.m., 107 Hanna Hall.
Men’s Basketball vs. Western Michigan, 7 p.m., Anderson Arena.
Faculty Artist Series, Faculty Composers’ Forum, with faculty and students performing compositions by BGSU music faculty members Mikel Kuehn, Elainie Lillios and Marilyn Shrude, 8 p.m., Bryan Recital Hall, Moore Musical Arts Center. Part of New Music Week.
Thursday, Feb. 5
Focus BG, a teach-in on the subject of global climate change and how Bowling Green can be part of the solution, with experts reflecting on how global warming will affect their fields of study, all day, third floor of the Union. Hosted by the Environmental Action Group.
Radiation Safety Training, with Berry Cobb, environmental health and safety, 2-4 p.m., 2 College Park Building. Advance registration required by calling 2-2171 or registering online at www.bgsu.edu/offices/envhs/page22440.html.
MFA Reading, with Callista Buchen, poetry, and Stephanie Marker, fiction, 7:30 p.m., Prout Chapel.
International Film Series, “Sanxia haoren (Still Life)” (China, 2006), 7:30 p.m., Gish Film Theater, Hanna Hall.
DMA Showcase, featuring performances by doctoral students from BGSU’s contemporary music program, 8 p.m., Bryan Recital Hall, Moore Musical Arts Center. Part of New Music Week.
Friday, Feb. 6
Women’s Swimming vs. Akron, 5 p.m., Cooper Pool, Student Recreation Center.
Black Issues Conference Kickoff, 6-11 p.m., Union. Sponsored by the Black Student Union, National Pan-Hellenic Council, Black Intellects Group and the Center for Multicultural and Academic Initiatives (CMAI).
Student Composers’ Forum, a concert of music by graduate and undergraduate composition students in the College of Musical Arts, 8 p.m., Bryan Recital Hall, Moore Musical Arts Center. Part of New Music Week.
Saturday, Feb. 7
Black Issues Conference, “The Talented Tenth,” with keynote speaker James Jackson Jr., a founder of the conference and former CMAI staff member, 10:30 a.m.-4 p.m., Union Ballroom. Reservations are preferred by calling Shevonne Nelson at 2-2642; a limited number of tickets will be available at the door. Sponsored by the CMAI.
Women’s Tennis vs. Xavier, 1 p.m., Perrysburg Tennis Center.
Women’s Swimming vs. Buffalo and Youngstown State, 1 p.m., Cooper Pool, Student Recreation Center.
Women’s Gymnastics vs. Kent State, 4 p.m., Anderson Arena.
Concert, Bowling Green Philharmonia with winners of the 42nd annual Competitions in Music Performance, 8 p.m., Kobacker Hall, Moore Musical Arts Center. Tickets are $7 for students and senior citizens and $10 for other adults in advance, and $10 and $13, respectively, on the day of the performance. To order, call the box office at 2-8171.
Sunday, Feb. 8
Women’s Tennis vs. Cincinnati, noon, Perrysburg Tennis Center.
Reception, celebrating the opening of the annual Undergraduate Art and Design Exhibition, 2-4 p.m., Dorothy Uber Bryan and Willard Wankelman galleries, Fine Arts Center.
Movie, “Changeling,” 9:30 p.m., Union Theater.
Monday, Feb. 9
Instructional Design Discussion Series, “Pragmatic Practices for Teaching Assistants: Principles for Good Practice,” 11 a.m.-noon. Register online at www.bgsu.edu/ctl/page10718.html.
Instructional Design Workshop Series, “Constructing ‘WoW’ Assignment Sheets,” 1-2 p.m. Register online at www.bgsu.edu/ctl/page10718.html.
Beginning Feb. 2
Online Faculty Training, through the Center for Online and Blended Learning, “Blackboard Basics for Online Faculty,” one-week, self-paced course through Feb. 9. Register at http://cobl.bgsu.edu/online_training.html or contact COBL at 2-6792.
New Music Week, hosted by the MidAmerican Center for Contemporary Music, with events held in the Moore Musical Arts Center.
Beginning Feb. 9
Online Faculty Training, through the Center for Online and Blended Learning, “Best Practices for Teaching Online,” advanced two-week course through Feb. 23. Register at
http://cobl.bgsu.edu/online_training.html or contact COBL at 2-6792.
Beginning Feb. 10
Art Exhibit, Undergraduate Art and Design Exhibition, Dorothy Uber Bryan and Willard Wankelman galleries, Fine Arts Center. Hours are 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday, 6-9 p.m. Thursdays and 1-4 p.m. Sundays. The exhibit will also be open Monday, Feb. 16, for the Presidents’ Day open house on campus.
Through Feb. 16
Art Exhibit, “You Call That Dancing,” Union Art Gallery. Hours are 8 a.m.-9 p.m. Monday-Saturday and 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Sundays.
Through Feb. 17
Art Exhibit, “Graphic Design,” by Deborah Thoreson, Little Gallery, BGSU Firelands, Gallery hours are 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday.
Through Feb. 27
Exhibit, The “Talented Tenth” display, the theme of this year’s Black Issues Conference, based on a quote from African-American leader W.E.B. Dubois, first-floor lobby, Jerome Library.
Through April 10
Planetarium Show, “Bad Astronomy,” showings at 8 p.m. Tuesdays and Fridays, and 7:30 p.m. Sundays. No showings March 8-15. $1 donation suggested.