calendar 02/16 - 02/23

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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
Instructional Design Discussion Series, “Pragmatic Practices for Teaching Assistants: Learning Styles,” 11 a.m.-noon, 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.

Tuesday, Feb. 17
BGSU Firelands Training Session on hazardous waste management, 10-11 a.m., 1004 Cedar Point Center. Register by calling 2-2171 or visit
Community Partnership Series, “An Introduction to Service-Learning Pedagogy,” 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m., 201 University Hall. Register at
WellAware Brown Bag Lunch Series, “Know Your Numbers,” discussion by a panel of medical professionals about what blood pressure, cholesterol and other important numbers mean and how to track them, noon-1 p.m., 316 Bowen-Thompson Student Union.
Instructional Design Workshop Series, “Extending the Classroom Experience with Podcasting,” 1-2 p.m., 201 University Hall. Register at
Architecture Lecture Series, featuring Craig Borum, award-winning designer, faculty member at the University of Michigan and founder/principal architect of Ply Architecture in Ann Arbor, Mich., 6 p.m., Union Theater. Series organized in collaboration with the American Institute of Architecture Students. This session is sponsored by bigjonstudio.
Cultural Event, “A Taste of February,” celebration of Black History Month with a little “taste” of history while showcasing student performances in art, music, dance and the spoken word, 6-8 p.m., 202A Union. Hosted by the Office of Residence Life's Social Justice Task Force.
Film Screening, “Living with Pride: Ruth Ellis at 100” (1990), a rare opportunity to experience a century of our history as lived by one thought to be the oldest “out” African-American lesbian, 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.
Tuesday Night Film Series, “A Boy and His Dog” (U.S., 1975), 7:30 p.m., Gish Film Theater, Hanna Hall.
Recital, featuring the Horn Choir and Tuba/Euphonium Ensemble, 8 p.m., Bryan Recital Hall, Moore Musical Arts Center. Part of BGSU's Brass Week.

Wednesday, Feb. 18
Classified Staff Council, 10:30 a.m., 315 Union. A presentation on “How to Be a Better Health Plan Consumer,” by Donna Wittwer, benefits, will precede the meeting at 10 a.m.
Community Partnership Series, “Getting Involved with Nonprofits,” 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., 201 University Hall. Register at
Brown Bag Luncheon, “The Shortage of African-American Men: What Do Women Think?” noon-1 p.m., 107 Hanna Hall. Held in recognition of Black History Month and sponsored by the Women’s Center.
ICS Fellows Talk, “‘Stray Ejections, Misplaced, Shrouded in Forgetting’: History, Trauma, and the Politics of Absence in Theresa Cha’s Dictee,” with Ellen Berry, ICS Fellow, English and American culture studies, 1:30 p.m., 207 Union. Part of the Artists and Scholars in Residence Lecture Series.
Provost Town Forum, 4-5 p.m., 202B Union.
Faculty Artist Series, featuring trombonists William Mathis and Garth Simmons, 8 p.m., Bryan Recital Hall, Moore Musical Arts Center.

Thursday, Feb. 19
Dissertation Defense, “On the Cyclicity and Synthesis of Diagonal Operators on the Space of Functions Analytic on a Disk,” by Ian Deters, mathematics and statistics, 10 a.m., 459 Mathematical Sciences Building.
Popular Culture Colloquium,
11 a.m.-noon, with brown-bag lunch from noon-1 p.m., 315 Union. Desserts and beverages provided. Contact for more information.
Bowling Green Experience Discussion Series, “Accommodations for Student Success,” 12:30-1:45 p.m., 201 University Hall. Register at
Scholarship of Teaching and Learning Workshop, “RefWorks: Bibliographic Management Software,” 1-2:15 p.m., Electronic Reading Room, 142 Jerome Library. Register at
Diversity Dialogue, “Whites in Black History,” focusing on important figures such as those who helped in the Underground Railroad, with Marshall Rose, director of the Office of Equity and Diversity, and Dr. Jack Taylor, retired ethnic studies faculty, 2:30-4 p.m., 201 Union. Sponsored by the Office of Equity and Diversity, the Center for Multicultural and Academic Initiatives, and the ethnic studies department.
BGSU Firelands Guest Speaker, “A Sorrowful Journey: The Removal of the Shawnee, Seneca, and Ottawa from Ohio in 1832,” with Dr. Randall Buchman, professor emeritus, Defiance College, 7-9 p.m., Cedar Point Center.
MFA Reading, with Stokely Klasovsky, poetry, and Catherine Templeton, fiction, 7:30 p.m., Prout Chapel.
International Film Series, “Petelinji zajtrk (Rooster’s Breakfast)” (Slovenia, 2007), 7:30 p.m., Gish Film Theater, Hanna Hall.
Concert, featuring the BGSU Trombone Choir and Trumpet Ensemble, 8 p.m., Bryan Recital Hall, Moore Musical Arts Center.

Friday, Feb. 20
Women’s Research Network, “Whose Ideal Is It Anyway?: Presumed Media Influence and Pluralistic Ignorance on the Norm of Ideal Thinness,” with Dr. Sung-Yeon Park, telecommunications, 1:30-3 p.m., Women’s Center, 107 Hanna Hall.
Open Mic Night, “Zeta Cafe: Open MicZ & Filled Seats,” fund-raiser for sickle cell anemia, 6-9 p.m., Black Swamp Pub.
Recital, featuring guest artist Paul Merkelo, principal trumpet with the Montreal Symphony, 8 p.m., Bryan Recital Hall, Moore Musical Arts Center. Assisting will be BGSU faculty member Solungga Fang-Tzu Liu, piano. Part of BGSU's Brass Week.

Saturday, Feb. 21
Trumpet Master Class, hosted by guest artist Paul Merkelo, principal trumpet with the Montreal Symphony, 10 a.m., Kelly Instrumental Rehearsal Hall, 1012 Moore Musical Arts Center.
Indoor Track, Sid Sink Open (high school meet), 10 a.m., Perry Field House.
Young People’s Concert, “Meet the Buzzellis,” hosted by Chris, Julie, Gina and Joe Buzzelli, 11 a.m., Bryan Recital Hall, Moore Musical Arts Center. Tickets are $2 for adults and $1 for children and will be available at the door 30 minutes before the performance.
Men's Basketball vs. Canisius, 2 p.m., Anderson Arena.
Hockey vs. Michigan State, 5:05 p.m., Ice Arena.
Gala, “An Evening with Scott Hamilton,” commemorating the 25th anniversary of Hamilton’s Olympic gold-medal performance in figure skating. Event features a silent auction, dinner, program and dancing, 6:30 p.m., Union Ballroom. Hosted by the College of Business Administration, with proceeds benefiting the Dallas-Hamilton Center for Entrepreneurial Leadership. The deadline to register is today (Feb. 16). For more information, call Joan Simon at 2-3411 or visit

Sunday, Feb. 22
Gymnastics vs. Ohio State (Senior Day), 2 p.m., Anderson Arena.

Monday, Feb. 23
Stata Workshop, noon-1 p.m., 316 Union. Hosted by the Center for Family and Demographic Research.
Toons @ Noon, featuring live music while you eat lunch, noon-1 p.m., Founders Dining Hall. Presented by the University Activities Organization.

Continuing Events
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.

Beginning Feb. 20
Art Exhibit, “Trans Art: Visions of Gender Diversity,” Union Art Gallery. Hours are 8 a.m.-9 p.m. Monday-Saturday and 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Sundays.

Feb. 21 and 22

Bowling Green Chamber Music Competition, preliminary round begins at 1 p.m. Saturday (Feb. 21) and finals at 3 p.m. Sunday (Feb. 22), Bryan Recital Hall, Moore Musical Arts Center.

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 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 be open today (Feb. 16) for the Presidents’ Day open house.

Through April 10
Planetarium Show, “Bad Astronomy,” showings at 8 p.m. Tuesdays and Fridays, 2 p.m. Saturday (Feb. 21), and 7:30 p.m. Sundays. No showings March 8-15. $1 donation suggested.

February 16, 2009