calendar 3/13 - 3/20

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Monday, March 13
Classes Resume.
BG@100 Open Forum, update on the project, 1:30 p.m., 216 Bowen-Thompson Student Union.
Dissertation Defense, “The Construction of Self in the Contemporary Creative Writing Workshop,” by Brent Royster, English, 2-3:30 p.m., 213A East Hall.
Business Administration Dean Candidate Open Forum, Dr. James McFillen, associate dean for graduate and executive studies in business, BGSU, 3-4 p.m., 314 Union.
Pandora’s Box Alternative Film Series, “Anarchy in America,” 8 p.m., 318 Union.

Tuesday, March 14
Dissertation Defense, “Biology, Policy, and the Racial Contract,” by Jason Grinnell, philosophy, 11 a.m.-1 p.m., 317 Shatzel Hall.
Business Administration Dean Candidate Open Forum, Dr. Mark Vonderembse, director, Intermodal Transportation Institute, School of Business Administration, University of Toledo, 3-4 p.m., 315 Union.
Communication for Learners Workshop, “Organizing and Communicating Knowledge Visually,” 5:30-7 p.m., 201 University Hall. Hosted by the Center for Teaching, Learning and Technology.
Concert, Tuba/Euphonium Ensemble, directed by Timothy Olt, 8 p.m., Bryan Recital Hall, Moore Musical Arts Center.
Movie, “Rent,” 9:30 p.m., Union Theater.

Wednesday, March 15
Brown Bag Luncheon, “Feminist Students: Thinking Globally, Acting (Up) Locally,” with Hannah Geyer, Jenna Lake, Chelsea Lambdin, Cassandra Mount Castle, Emily Resnik and Lucé Tomlin-Brenner, Organization for Women’s Issues, noon-1 p.m., Women’s Center, 107 Hanna Hall. In recognition of Women’s History Month.
Visiting Scholar Lecture, “When Regions Prosper, Are Inner Cities Left Behind?” by Dr. John P. Blair, Wright State University economics professor, 4:30 p.m., 202B Union. A reception will follow the address. Sponsored by the Center for Regional Development.
Concert, University and Concert Bands, directed by Dr. Kenneth Thompson and Dr. Carol Hayward, respectively, 8 p.m., Kobacker Hall, Moore Musical Arts Center.

Thursday, March 16
Classified Staff Council, 9 a.m.-noon, 316 Union.
Brain Awareness Day Public Lectures, “Using Eye Tracking to Study Comprehension in People with Aphasia,” by Dr. Brooke Hallowell, director of the School of Hearing, Speech and Language Sciences and the Neurolinguistics Laboratory at Ohio University, and “Action Observation and Language Comprehension,” by Dr. Steven L. Small, co-director of the Brain Research MR Imaging Center at the University of Chicago, 1-3 p.m., Union Theater. Sponsored by the J.P. Scott Center for Neuroscience, Mind and Behavior with the departments of psychology and biology.
Visiting Artist Lecture, Gordon Lee, Columbus College of Art and Design, 5 p.m., 1101 Fine Arts Center.
International Film Series, “Caterina va in città (Caterina in the Big City),” directed by Paolo Virzi, 2003, 7:30 p.m., Gish Film Theater, Hanna Hall.
MFA Readings, by Julie Platt, poetry, and Jennifer Bryan, fiction, 7:30 p.m., Prout Chapel.
Concert, Trumpet Ensemble, directed by Charles Saenz, and Trombone Choir, directed by Dr. William Mathis, 8 p.m., Bryan Recital Hall, Moore Musical Arts Center.

Friday, March 17
Africana Studies Colloquium, with student research presentations from 10-11:45 a.m. and 1-3:30 p.m. in 207 Union. Randall Robinson, foreign policy advocate and author, will give the keynote address at the noon luncheon in 228 Union. His 12:30 p.m. presentation is free.
College of Arts and Sciences Forum, “Toraigh: An Introduction to Traditional Irish Music,” by Mary Dennis, Martin Koop and Dr. Bob Midden, noon-1:15 p.m., 202B Union. Call 2-2340 or email by Tuesday (March 14) to make lunch reservations. The 12:30 p.m. performance is free.
Women’s Professional Development Series, “So You Wanna Run for Office?” with Rebecca Bhaer, Wood County Clerk of Courts, and state Sen. Teresa Fedor, (D-Toledo), 12:30-2 p.m., Women’s Center, 107 Hanna Hall.
Communication for Learners Workshop, “Advanced Podcasting,” 2:30-4 p.m., 201 University Hall. Hosted by the CTLT.
Movie, “Rent,” 6:30 and 9:30 p.m., Union Theater.
Faculty Artist Series, Russell Schmidt, jazz piano, 8 p.m., Bryan Recital Hall, Moore Musical Arts Center.

Saturday, March 18
Literacy in the Park, a day for families to enjoy entertainment and literature, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Union. Sponsored by the Martha Gesling Weber Reading Center.
Young People’s Concert Series, “There’s Always Room for Cello,” with Dr. Alan Smith, Dr. Elaine Colprit and BGSU cello students, 11 a.m., Bryan Recital Hall, Moore Musical Arts Center. Tickets are $2 for adults and $1 for children. The box office will open at 10:30 a.m.

Sunday, March 19
Sunday Matinees, “Gretchen the Greenhorn,” with Dorothy Gish, directed by Sidney and Chester Franklin, 1916; and “Fatty and Mabel Adrift,” with Roscoe “Fatty” Arbuckle and Mabel Normand, directed by Arbuckle, 1916, 3 p.m., Gish Film Theater, Hanna Hall. In remembrance of Dorothy Gish’s birthday on March 11, 1898. Hosted by Gish Film Theater and Gallery Curator Dr. Ralph Wolfe and film historian Jan Wahl. Michael Peslikis will provide piano accompaniment.
Movie, “Rent,” 9:30 p.m., Union Theater.

Monday, March 20
Business Administration Dean Candidate Open Forum, Dr. Rodney Rogers, associate dean and director of academic programs, School of Business Administration, Portland (Ore.) State University, 3-4 p.m., 314 Union.

Continuing Events
Through April 5
Art Exhibition, "Carol Boram-Hays Sculpture," Little Gallery, BGSU Firelands. Gallery hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday-Friday.

March 18-April 2
Art Exhibition, “Bachelor of Fine Arts Senior Thesis Exhibition,” Union Art Gallery and Dorothy Uber Bryan and Willard Wankelman galleries in the Fine Arts Center. Union Gallery hours are 8 a.m.-9 p.m. Monday-Saturday and 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Sundays. Fine Arts Center gallery hours are 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday and 1-4 p.m. Sundays. An opening reception will begin at 7 p.m. March 18 in the Bryan, Wankelman and Union galleries.

Through April 21
Planetarium Show, "Worlds in Your Wallet: How the World's Money Tells the Story of Science," 8 p.m. Tuesdays and Fridays and 7:30 p.m. Sundays, BGSU Planetarium, 112 Physical Sciences Lab Building. $1 donation suggested. Stargazing follows planetarium show on Fridays and Sundays if weather permits.
March 13, 2006