calendar 02/09 - 02/16

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Monday, Feb. 9
Instructional Design Discussion Series, “Pragmatic Practices for Teaching Assistants: Principals for Good Practice,” 11 a.m.-noon, 201 University Hall. Register online at
Instructional Design Workshop Series, “Constructing ‘WoW’ Assignment Sheets,” 1-2 p.m., 201 University Hall. Register at

Tuesday, Feb. 10
Instructional Design Workshop Series, “Creative Commons: What, Where, Why, How?” noon-1:15 p.m., 201 University Hall. Register at
Scholarship of Teaching and Learning Discussion Series, BGSU Teachers on Teaching Series, “The Elements of Teaching Critical Thinking,” 3-4 p.m., 201 University Hall. Register at
Film Screening, “A Litany for Survival: The Life and Work of Audre Lorde” (1995), a portrait of the award-winning lesbian poet and activist, 7 p.m., 107 Hanna Hall. Part of the Black Queer Warrior Series, sponsored by the Committee Advancing Racial Equality and the LGBT Resource Center.
Tuesday Night Film Series, a sampling of films by the late Sarah Jacobson, 7:30 p.m., Gish Film Theater, Hanna Hall. A fund-raiser will also be held for the Sarah Jacobson Film Grant that awards independent female filmmakers. Hosted by BGSU’s Culture Club: The Cultural Studies Scholars’ Association.
Movie, “Changeling,” 9:30 p.m., Bowen-Thompson Student Union Theater.

Wednesday, Feb. 11
Spring Speaker Series, “Relationship Characteristics and Condom Use among Young People in South Africa,” featuring Dr. Sarah Burgard, Department of Sociology, University of Michigan, noon-1 p.m., 315 Union. Hosted by the Center for Family and Demographic Research.
Brown Bag Luncheon, “Swept Away: Women and Romance Novels,” with Nancy Down, popular culture library, noon-1 p.m., Women’s Center, 107 Hanna Hall. In recognition of Valentine’s Day.
BGSU Firelands Poetry Reading, with Oberlin poet Meeko Israel, 12:30-1 p.m., Central Lounge, Firelands.
Instructional Design Discussion Series, “Academic Honesty Issues in a Digital World,” 1-2:30 p.m., 201 University Hall. Register at
Training Session, covering BGSU’s Laboratory Safety and Health/Chemical Hygiene Plan, 2-4 p.m., 2 College Park Building. Register by calling 2-2171 or visit
Edward and Linda Reiter Endowed Lecture, “Incentives, Incentive Structures, Duties and Decency in the Financial Crisis of 2007 and Beyond,” with Dr. Robert Kolb, professor of finance and the Frank W. Considine Chair of Applied Ethics at Loyola University in Chicago, 5:30 p.m., 308 Union. Hosted by the BG Experience program.
Black History Month Discussion, “Love IS Blind: HIV/AIDS and STDs in the Black Community,” 6-9 p.m., 228 Union. Hosted by the Caribbean Association and sponsored by the Wellness Connection, Decreasing Discriminational Stereotypes, the National Council for Negro Women and the Black Student Union.
ICS Lecture Series, “Being in Pictures: Intimacy, Photography, Memory,” with Joanne Leonard, photographer, writer and feminist scholar at the University of Michigan, 7 p.m., Union Theater. A book signing will be held before and after the talk, which is part of the Institute for the Study of Culture and Society’s “Intimate Publics” lecture series.
Guest Speaker, “The Real Heroes,” featuring Dave Pelzer, author of A Child Called ‘It.’ Book signing at 6:30 p.m. followed by the speech at 7 p.m., 101 Olscamp Hall. General admission tickets are $5, available in 210 Johnston Hall or by calling 2-9903 or emailing
SINGS! Open Choral Session for Directors and Singers with composer, conductor and teacher Alice Parker, the Helen McMaster Endowed Professor in Vocal and Choral Studies, 7 p.m., Bryan Recital Hall, Moore Musical Arts Center.

Thursday, Feb. 12
Visiting Artist, illustrator Frank Morrison, 1-2 p.m., Union Theater.
Child Free by Choice Support Group, 6-7 p.m., Women's Center, 108 Hanna Hall.
Women’s Basketball vs. Toledo, 7 p.m., Anderson Arena.
International Film Series, “Molière” (France, 2007), 7:30 p.m., Gish Film Theater, Hanna Hall.
Movie, “Changeling,” 9:30 p.m., Union Theater.

Friday, Feb. 13

Workshop, “Shoulder 2 Shoulder,” 8 a.m.-5 p.m., Union, celebrating the work of Partnerships for Community Action and the Center for Innovative and Transformative Education as they close, and planning for reciprocal campus-community partnerships in their absence. For the workshop schedule, visit
Women's Gymnastics vs. Western Michigan, 6 p.m., Anderson Arena.
Hockey vs. Ferris State, 7:05 p.m., Ice Arena.

Saturday, Feb. 14
Right to Marry Day, sponsored by the Center for Multicultural and Academic Initiatives, 11 a.m.-4 p.m., 208 Union. Contact Annie Russell at for more information.
Hockey vs. Ferris State, 7:05 p.m., Ice Arena.
Festival Series Forum, 7:15 p.m., with Dr. Vincent Corrigan, musicology, Bryan Recital Hall, Moore Musical Arts Center.
Festival Series, with Danielle de Niese, soprano, 8 p.m., Kobacker Hall, Moore Musical Arts Center. Tickets are $30, $25 and $18 in advance, and $33, $28 and $21 on the day of the performance. To order, call the Moore Center box office at 2-8171.

Sunday, Feb. 15
Faculty Artist Series, Thomas Rosenkranz, piano, 3 p.m., Bryan Recital Hall, Moore Musical Arts Center.
Women's Basketball
vs. Central Michigan, 3:30 p.m., Anderson Arena.
Men's Basketball vs. Eastern Michigan, 7 p.m., Anderson Arena.

Monday, Feb. 16
Instructional Design Workshop Series, “Learning 2.0 with Web 2.0 Tools,” 10:30-11:30 a.m., 201 University Hall. Register at
Film Screening, “Juchitán, Queer Paradise” (2002), a portrait of Juchitán, a small Mexican city near the Guatemalan border where homosexuality is fully accepted and gays are simply a third gender, 7 p.m., 107 Hanna Hall. Sponsored by Transcendence.

Continuing Events
Beginning Feb. 9
Online Faculty Training, “Best Practices for Teaching Online,” advanced two-week course through Feb. 23. Presented by the Center for Online and Blended Learning. Register at or contact COBL at 2-6792.

Through March 1
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.

Feb. 12-15
Theatre Production, “My Children! My Africa!” performances at 8 p.m. Feb. 12-14 (Thursday-Saturday) and 2 p.m. Feb. 14 and 15 (Saturday and Sunday), Joe E. Brown Theatre, University Hall. Tickets are $12 for students and other adults, $6 for children under 12, and $5 for those 65 and older. To order tickets, call the box office at 2-2719.

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.

February 9, 2009