calendar 03/16 - 03/23

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Monday, March 16
Assessment Workshop, “SNAP Is ‘The Buzz,’” 8:30-10:30 a.m., 201 University Hall. Register at
Dissertation Defense, “On a Class of Multivariate Skew Distributions: Properties and Inferential Issues,” by Deniz Akdemir, mathematics and statistics, 10 a.m., 459 Mathematical Sciences Building.
Scholarship of Teaching and Learning Discussion, “Pedagogies and Publications with Second Life and Facebook,” 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., 201 University Hall. Register at
SAS Regression Workshop, noon-1 p.m., 316 Bowen-Thompson Student Union. Hosted by the Center for Family and Demographic Research.
Partners in Excellence (PIE) Meeting, Workshop No. 4 (assessment/reception), 4-6 p.m., 228 Union. Contact Shevonne Nelson at or Emily Monago at for more information.
Ethnic Studies Speaker, “Gender and Sexuality in Ethnic Studies,” by Beverly Guy-Sheftall, incoming president of the National Women’s Studies Association, founding director of the Women’s Research and Resource Center and Anna Julia Cooper Professor of Women’s Studies, Spelman College, 6:30-8:30 p.m., Union Theater. In honor of the 30th anniversary of the ethnic studies department.
Film Screening, “Inside Out” (2006), an in-depth look at the daily lives of three Iranian transsexuals living in the Islamic Republic of Iran as they try to come to terms with their new identities while going through their emotional and physical transformations, 7 p.m., Gish Film Theater, Hanna Hall. Part of the Transnational Transgender Film Series sponsored by Transcendence.
Music at the Forefront Series, The Bugallo-Williams Piano Duo, with Helena Bugallo and Amy Williams, 8 p.m., Bryan Recital Hall, Moore Musical Arts Center. Hosted by the MidAmerican Center for Contemporary Music.

Tuesday, March 17
WellAware Brown Bag Lunch Series, “Stealth Health,” tips and tools on how to make small changes to take charge of your health and stay on track, noon-1 p.m., 316 Union.
Instructional Design Discussion, “Active Learning and Problem-Based Learning Strategies,” 2:30-4 p.m., 201 University Hall. Register at
Baseball vs. Michigan State, 3 p.m., Steller Field.
Tuesday Night Film Series, sneak preview of “Turning Point,” a documentary by Angel Vasquez, theatre and film, on BGSU’s outreach to Waite High School in Toledo, 7:30 p.m., Gish Film Theater, Hanna Hall.

Wednesday, March 18
Confined Space AwarenessTraining, 9-11 a.m., 2 College Park Building. To register, call 2-2171 or visit
Classified Staff Council, 10:30 a.m., 315 Union. A presentation on “Medical Mutual Test Results and Strategies to Improve,” by Donna Wittwer, will precede the meeting at 10 a.m.
Brown Bag Luncheon, “Gendered, Raced and Placed,” by Dr. Radhika Gajjala, interpersonal communication, and her students, noon, 107 Hanna Hall. In recognition of Women’s History Month.
Workshop, “Managing Your Money So It Doesn’t Manage You,” with free pizza, noon-1 p.m., Cedar Point Center Auditorium, BGSU Firelands. Sponsored by the Office of Financial Aid at Firelands.
Instructional Design Workshop, “Introduction to Teaching and Learning in Second Life (BGSU Island and Beyond),” noon-1 p.m., 201 University Hall. Register at
Photochemical Sciences Seminar Series, “Organic Photochemistry,” with Jason G. Gillmore, Hope College, 3:30-5 p.m., 123 Overman Hall. Refreshments will be served at 3 p.m. in 132 Overman Hall.
Math Education Seminar, “Math Education: An Inconvenient Truth,” by Cheryl Grant, math and statistics, 3:30-4:20 p.m., 459 Mathematical Sciences Building.
ICS Lecture Series, “Changing Men and Masculinities in Mexico: Sex, Birth Control and AIDS,” with Matthew Gutmann, professor of anthropology, Brown University, 7 p.m., Union Theater. The talk is part of the Institute for Culture and Society’s “Intimate Publics” Lecture Series. Reception to follow, sponsored by Romance and Classical Studies.
Faculty Artist Series, featuring the Faculty Jazz Group and guest trumpeter Scott Wendholt, 8 p.m., Bryan Recital Hall, Moore Musical Arts Center. The performance kicks off BGSU Jazz Fest ’09.

Thursday, March 19
Scholarship of Teaching and Learning Discussion, “SoTL 101: An Introduction to Scholarship of Teaching and Learning,” 11 a.m.-noon, 201 University Hall. Register at
Popular Culture Colloquium, 11 a.m.-noon, with brown-bag lunch noon-1 p.m., 207 Union. Desserts and beverages provided. Contact for more information.
Summer Job Fair, 11 a.m.-3 p.m., Lenhart Grand Ballroom, Union. Visit or pick up a Summer Job Fair newspaper for more information. Hosted by the Career Center.
Instructional Design Workshop, “Creative Commons: Licensing and Sharing Your Work,” 1:15-2:30 p.m., 201 University Hall. Register at
Guest Speaker, “Making ‘The Choice,’” inside the production of the “FRONTLINE” documentary on the 2008 presidential candidates, with BGSU alumna Colette Neirouz, producer of “FRONTLINE” programs for PBS, 6:30 p.m., 121 West Hall. Sponsored by the journalism department and the Florence & Jesse Currier Foundation.
Reading Series, with creative writing faculty Michael Czyzniejewski, fiction, and Karen Craigo, poetry, 7:30 p.m., Prout Chapel.
International Film Series, “Die Reise nach Kafiristan (The Journey to Kafiristan)” (Germany, 2001), 7:30 p.m.,Gish Film Theater, Hanna Hall.
Jazz Fest ’09 Concert, featuring Jazz Lab Band I, 8 p.m., Kobacker Hall, Moore Musical Arts Center.
Activism Workshop, discussion-based training for social awareness and activism in daily and community life, 9 p.m., 208 Union. Hosted by FREEDOM in partnership with the Office of Service-Learning.

Friday, March 20
Africana Studies Colloquium, “African Diaspora in the Spanish-Speaking Caribbean,” with research presentations at 9 a.m. and 10:30 a.m., 201 and 207 Union, and 1:30 p.m., 201 Union. Keynote luncheon talk by Dr. Jualynne Dodson, professor of sociology and religious studies, Michigan State University, 12:15 p.m., 228 Union.
Instructional Design Workshop, “Using Audacity to Create Podcasts for Learning,” 10:30-11:30 a.m., 201 University Hall. Register at
Women’s Professional Development Series, “Finding Your Teacher Voice: Writing a Philosophy of Teaching Statement,” led by Dr. Barbara Toth, director of the BGSU Writing Center, noon, 107 Hanna Hall. Presented as part of Women’s History Month.
Baseball vs. Western Michigan, 3 p.m., Steller Field.
Applied Statistics and Operations Research Seminar Series, with Dr. Dennis Lin, Distinguished Professor of Statistics and Supply Chain Management, Smeal College of Business, Penn State University, 3:30-4:30 p.m., 114 Business Administration Building.
Executive-in-Residence Series, with Gary Wolford, former Accenture director and current start-up CEO, 4-5 p.m., David J. Joseph Business Hub, second floor, Business Administration Building.
Jazz Fest Concert, featuring the BGSU Vocal Jazz Ensemble and guest trumpeter Scott Wendholt, 8 p.m., Bryan Recital Hall, Moore Musical Arts Center.

Saturday, March 21
High School Jazz Day, featuring performances by local high school musicians, Jazz Lab Band I and guest trumpeter Scott Wendholt. For a schedule of events, call David Bixler at 2-2953. Part of Jazz Fest.
Baseball vs. Western Michigan, 1 p.m., Steller Field.
Art Exhibition Opening, receptionfor the BFA (Bachelor of Fine Arts) Senior Thesis Exhibition, 7-9:30 p.m., Dorothy Uber Bryan, Willard Wankelman and Bowen-Thompson Student Union galleries.

Sunday, March 22
Baseball vs. Western Michigan, 1 p.m., Steller Field.
Sunday Matinee Series, “The General” (U.S., 1927) and “The Knockout” (U.S., 1914), with commentary by Dr. Jan Wahl, 3 p.m., Gish Film Theater, Hanna Hall. The screening of “The General” is in remembrance of the March 11 birthday of Dorothy Gish.
Faculty Artist Series, “The Pleasure Dome of Kubla Khan,” by Solungga Fang-Tzu Liu, piano, 3 p.m., Bryan Recital Hall, Moore Musical Arts Center.
World Student Association International Dinner, 6-10 p.m., Union Ballroom.
Movie, “Quantum of Solace,” 9 p.m., Union Theater.

Monday, March 23
Movie, “Quantum of Solace,” 9 p.m., Union Theater.

Continuing Events
Beginning March 21
BFA Senior Thesis Exhibition, Dorothy Uber Bryan, Willard Wankelman and Bowen-Thompson Student Union galleries. Hours are 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday, 6-9 p.m. Thursdays and 1-4 p.m. Sundays at the Bryan and Wankelman galleries, and 8 a.m.-9 p.m. Monday-Saturday and 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Sundays at the Union gallery. Opening reception March 21 (see above).

March 21 and 22
Performance, “The Vagina Monologues,” by members of the Bowling Green community, 8 p.m. Saturday (March 21) and Sunday (March 22), 101A Olscamp Hall. In recognition of Women’s History Month; proceeds benefit the Cocoon Shelter.

Through April 7
Art Exhibit, Sculpture by James Parlin, Little Gallery, BGSU Firelands. Gallery hours are 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday.

Through April 10
Planetarium Show, “Bad Astronomy,” showings at 8 p.m. Tuesdays and Fridays, 2 p.m. Saturday (March 21) and 7:30 p.m. Sundays. $1 donation suggested.

March 16, 2009