calendar 3/10 - 3/17

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Monday, March 10
Guest Artist, saxophonist Joseph Murphy, 6 p.m., Organ Studio, Moore Musical Arts Center.

Tuesday, March 11
Faculty Senate, 2:30 p.m., McFall Center Assembly Room.
College of Arts and Sciences Distinguished Faculty Lecture, “Creating Proteins from Scratch: An Inorganic Chemist’s Perspective,” by Dr. Michael Ogawa, chair of the chemistry department, 4-5 p.m., Union Theater (Room 206).
BGSU Firelands 35th Annual University Business Symposium, “Entrepreneurship: From Local to Global,” with keynote speakers Tony and Ron Guerra of Lewco Inc., 6-8 p.m., Cedar Point Center Auditorium.
Guest Artist, composer and vocalist Toshi Reagon, 7 p.m., Kobacker Hall, Moore Musical Arts Center. Sponsored by the Women’s Center.
Tuesday Nights Film Series, “Native Documentarians,” showcasing documentaries about and produced by Native Americans, 7:30 p.m., Gish Film Theater, Hanna Hall.
Movie, “The Mist,” 9:30 p.m., Bowen-Thompson Student Union Theater.

Wednesday, March 12
Brown Bag Luncheon, “Acting Out: A History of Women’s Activism at BGSU,” presented by Angie Fitzpatrick and Roz Siebel, American culture studies, and Erin Wethern, Organization for Women’s Issues, noon-1 p.m., Women’s Center, 107 Hanna Hall. In recognition of Women’s History Month.
Dissertation Defense, “A Statistical Analysis of the Banning of Literature in Japan Between 1926-44,” by Martina Tayek, mathematics and statistics, 1:30 p.m., 459 Mathematical Sciences Building.
Brain Awareness Day Lecture Series, “Perspectives on Parkinson's Disease: Personal Experiences and Emerging Treatments,” 5:30-9 p.m., Union Theater. Sponsored by the J.P. Scott Center for Neuroscience, Mind and Behavior, and Graduate Students for the Interdisciplinary Study of Neural and Cognitive Sciences.
Holocaust Lecture,
by Maria Orlowski, author of Trains: A Memoir of a Hidden Childhood, who will share her experience of being a hidden Jewish child during World War II, 6 p.m., Cedar Point Center Auditorium, BGSU Firelands.
Faculty Artist Series, featuring double bassist Jeff Halsey, 8 p.m., Bryan Recital Hall, Moore Musical Arts Center.

Thursday, March 13
Center for Family and Demographic Research (CFDR) Symposium, “Repartnering: Implications for Adults and Children,” featuring lectures by Andrew Cherlin, Johns Hopkins University;Frank Furstenberg, University of Pennsylvania, and Frances Goldscheider, University of Maryland, 8:30 a.m.-2:45 p.m., 308 Union. Pre-registration is required. To register, email the CFDR at For more information, visit
Faculty Focus Series, discussing a service-learning project that would pair art students with area community partners to create 3-D visual narratives, presented by Joe Meiser, School of Art, 11 a.m.-noon, Center for Teaching, Learning and Technology, 201 University Hall.
Dissertation Defense, “The First Amendment and Academic Freedom: Faculty as Employees and Citizens,” by Louis Benedict, higher education administration, 1 p.m., 444 Education Building.
BG@100 Open Forum, 1:30-2:30 p.m., 315 Union.
Creative Writing Program MFA Readings, by Thomas Schaefer, poetry, and Aimee Pogson, fiction, 7:30 p.m., Prout Chapel.
International Film Series, “Oberst Redl (Colonel Redl)” (1985), Austria, Germany and Hungary, directed by István Szabó, 7:30 p.m., Gish Film Theater, Hanna Hall.
Concert, BGSU Clarinet Choir, directed by Kevin Schempf, 8 p.m., Bryan Recital Hall, Moore Musical Arts Center.

Friday, March 14
Africana Studies Student Research Colloquium, “Religion, Art and History in the African Diaspora,” 9 a.m.-5 p.m., various locations in the Union, with keynote speaker China Galland, director of the Images of Divinity Research Project at the Graduate Theological Union's Center for the Arts, Religion and Education, Berkeley, Calif. 
Teaching and Learning Fair, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Lenhart Grand Ballroom and other rooms, Union. With keynote speaker Dr. Diane Halpern, psychology, Claremont McKenna College,on “Applying the Science of Learning in the Classroom and Beyond,” 10:45 a.m., ballroom. For more information, visit
Gymnastics vs. Northern Illinois and Eastern Michigan, 7 p.m., Anderson Arena.
Festival Series, featuring four-time Grammy Award-winning jazz vocalist Dianne Reeves, 8 p.m., Kobacker Hall, Moore Musical Arts Center. Advance tickets are $18, $25 and $30. Tickets cost an additional $3 the day of the concert. For tickets, call the box office at 2-8171.
Movie, “The Mist,” 9:30 p.m., Union Theater.

Saturday, March 15
High School Jazz Day, with special guest artist and clinician Dick Oatts, jazz saxophone. All events will be held in the Moore Musical Arts Center. For details, contact Russell Schmidt at 2-2953.
Dr. Marjorie Conrad Peatee Art Song Competition, with preliminary round beginning at 1 p.m. and the final round at 8 p.m., Bryan Recital Hall, Moore Musical Arts Center.
Forum, “Emerging Global Economies,” 4-8 p.m., 207 Union. With keynote speaker Dr. Kenneth Mwenda of Zambia, senior projects officer for private sector and finance in the Eastern Europe and Central Asia region for the World Bank. Hosted by the Students Initiative for Global Competitiveness organization.
Art Exhibition Opening Reception,
for the BFA Senior Thesis Exhibition, Dorothy Uber Bryan, Willard Wankelman and Union Art galleries, 7-9:30 p.m. at all three venues.

Sunday, March 16
Jazz Fest ’08 Concert, BGSU Jazz Lab Band I, directed by Russell Schmidt, and the Bowling Green Philharmonia, directed by Emily Freeman Brown, with guest saxophonist Dick Oatts, 3 p.m., Kobacker Hall, Moore Musical Arts Center. Advance tickets are $7 for students and senior citizens and $10 for other adults; tickets cost an additional $3 the day of the performance. For tickets, call the box office at 2-8171.
Sunday Matinees,
Centennial Summer (1946), U.S., directed by Otto Preminger, 3 p.m., Gish Film Theater, Hanna Hall. Shown in commemoration of Dorothy Gish’s birthday on March 11, and with commentary by film historian Dr. Jan Wahl.
Guest Recital,
by violinist Minghuan Xu, 8 p.m., Bryan Recital Hall, Moore Musical Arts Center.
“The Mist,” 9:30 p.m., Union Theater.

Monday, March 17
Shodo: Japanese Calligraphy Workshop,free demonstration of the active movement of Japanese calligraphy, 5-6 p.m., McFall Assembly Room. A reception will follow.
Jazz Fest '08 Concert, with performances by the Student Jazz Combos, 8 p.m., Bryan Recital Hall, Moore Musical Arts Center.

Continuing Events
March 11-April 5

Planetarium Show, “Blown Away! The Wild World of Weather,” showings at 8 p.m. Tuesdays and Fridays, 7:30 p.m. Sundays and 2 p.m. on Saturdays, March 15 and April 5. $1 donation suggested.

March 15-19
Jazz Fest ’08, featuring a variety of jazz-related events and concerts, all in the Moore Musical Arts Center. See individual calendar entries for details about each event or concert.

March 16-April 2
Art Exhibition, BFA Senior Thesis Exhibition, Dorothy Uber Bryan, Willard Wankelman and Union Art galleries. Bryan and Wankelman gallery hours are 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday and 1-4 p.m. Sundays. Hours for the Union Galleries are 8 a.m.-9 p.m. Monday-Saturday and 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Sundays.

Through March 18
Art Exhibition, “Shodo: The Way of Writing,” contemporary Japanese calligraphy by 50 artists, McFall Center Gallery. Gallery hours are 10 a.m.-5 p.m. weekdays, with a special showing from noon-5 p.m. Saturday (March 15).

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

March 10, 2008