calendar 2/25 - 3/3

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Monday, Feb. 25
Arts and Sciences Forum, “The Engaged University,” with keynote speaker Dr. Jan Cohen-Cruz, director of Imagining America and professor at Syracuse University, 12:30-1:15 p.m., 308 Bowen-Thompson Student Union.

Tuesday, Feb. 26
Tech Trends Series,“Microsoft Vista and Office 2007: Your Gateway to Productivity,” with DeVaris Brown, academic relations manager for the Heartland Region of Microsoft Corp., 2:30 p.m., 206 Union. Sponsored by ITS.
Tuesday Nights Film Series, “Felicia’s Journey” (1999), Canada, directed by Atom Egoyan, 7:30 p.m., Gish Film Theater, Hanna Hall.
Movie, “Tommy Boy,” 9:30 p.m., Union Theater.

Wednesday, Feb. 27
Brown Bag Luncheon, “Gifts of Diversity: A History of Women of Color at BGSU,” presented by Chrishawn Marsh and Tamara Serrano, American culture studies, noon-1 p.m., Women’s Center, 107 Hanna Hall. In recognition of Black History Month.
Dissertation Defense,
“Academic and Disciplinary Outcomes following Adjudication of Academic Dishonesty,” by Casey Sacks, higher education and student affairs, 3 p.m., 301 Education Building.
Native American Dance Performance, presented by the Cleveland American Indian Education Center, 6 p.m., Central Lounge, BGSU Firelands. A BGSU Firelands Diversity Celebration Event.
Black History Month Event, “Real Hip-Hop/Music,” featuring original poetry, live bands, emcees, neo singers, smooth rock, rap, R & B, jazz and hip-hop, 7-11 p.m., Black Swamp Pub, Union. Sponsored by the Black Student Union.
Concert, with the BGSU Concert and University bands, directed by Carol Hayward and Kenneth Thompson, respectively, and the BGSU Wind Symphony, directed by Bruce Moss, 8 p.m., Kobacker Hall, Moore Musical Arts Center.

Thursday, Feb. 28
Dissertation Defense, "An Exploration of Student Characteristics and Engagement Practices on Academic Success for Low-Income Students," by Julie Snyder, higher education and student affairs, 9 a.m., 207 Union.

Executive Lecture Series, with BGSU alumnus Bill Ingram, president and CEO of White Castle Systems Inc., 4-5 p.m., 202B Lenhart Grand Ballroom, Union. Sponsored by the College of Business Administration.
Provost Lecture Series, “Cloning Terror: The War of Images, 9-11 to Abu Ghraib,” by W.J.T. Mitchell, English and art history, University of Chicago, on the relation of visual and verbal representations in the context of social and political issues, 7 p.m., Union Theater. Sponsored by the Institute for the Study of Culture and Society.
International Film Series,
“Tsuki wa docchi ni dete iru (All under the Moon)” (1993), Japan, directed by Sai Yoichi, 7:30 p.m., Gish Film Theater, Hanna Hall.
Lecture, by College of Arts and Sciences' Distinguished Visiting Writer Tony Barnstone, English, Whittier (Calif.) College, 7:30 p.m., Prout Chapel.
Planetarium Show, “It’s About Time,” a show for Leap Year, 8 p.m. A $1 donation is suggested.
Concert, Doctor of Musical Arts Showcase, featuring College of Musical Arts’ doctoral students, 8 p.m., Bryan Recital Hall, Moore Musical Arts Center.

Friday, Feb. 29
Women in Science Day, an interactive program to help female high school students t discover careers available in science, math, engineering and technology, 8 a.m.-2 p.m., Lenhart Grand Ballroom, Union.
Board of Trustees, 1:30 p.m., 308 Union.

Saturday, March 1
Men’s Basketball vs. Kent State, 12:30 p.m., Anderson Arena.
Women’s Basketball vs. Buffalo, 4 p.m., Anderson Arena.
Hockey vs. Michigan State, 7:35 p.m., Ice Arena.

Continuing Events
Feb. 25 and 26

Conference, “Imagining America: Artists and Scholars in Public Life,” a national consortium of colleges and universities committed to public scholarship in the arts, humanities and design. All events will take place in 308 Union. For a complete list of activities and participants, visit

Feb. 25-April 2
Art Exhibition, box assemblages by Becki Smith, Little Gallery, BGSU Firelands. Gallery hours are 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday.

Feb. 26-March 18
Art Exhibition, “Shodo: The Way of Writing,” contemporary Japanese calligraphy by 30 artists, McFall Center Gallery. Gallery hours are 10 a.m.-5 p.m. weekdays, with a special Saturday showing from noon-5 p.m. March 15.

Through Feb. 27

Art Exhibition, annual Undergraduate Art and Design Exhibition, Dorothy Uber Bryan and Willard Wankelman galleries, Fine Arts Center. Gallery hours are 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday.

Feb. 28-March 1
Conference, “Beholding Violence: A Conference on Medieval and Early Modern Culture,” with keynote speakers W.J.T. Mitchell, English and art history, University of Chicago, and Michael Uebel, psychotherapist and medical social worker, Austin Center for Relational Psychoanalysis and Psychotherapy. Co-sponsored by the Institute for the Study of Culture and Society and the School of Art. For more information, visit or contact Dr. Allie Terry at 2-8533 or

Feb. 28-March 2
Caryl Crane Children’s Theatre Production, “Stuart Little–The Musical,” music by Ronna Frank, lyrics by Joseph Robinette and Ronna Frank, original story by E.B. White, dramatized by Joseph Robinette. Performances are at 7:30 p.m. Thursday-Saturday (Feb. 28-March 1) and 2:30 p.m. Sunday (March 2), McBride Auditorium, BGSU Firelands. Tickets are $4 for BGSU students, $5 for children, $6 for senior citizens and $8 for other adults. To order, call the box office at 2-0747.

Through Feb. 29
Planetarium Show, “Blown Away! The Wild World of Weather,” showings at 8 p.m. Tuesday and Friday. $1 donation suggested. The show will be given again March 11-April 5, including some Saturdays.

March 3-7
Spring Break. No classes, offices open.

Through March 8
Art Exhibition, “Circumstance: The Intersection Between Choice and Chance,” student art, Union Art Galleries. Hours are 8 a.m.-9 p.m. Monday-Saturday and 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Sundays.

February 25, 2008