BOWLING GREEN STATE UNIVERSITY

calendar 4/7 - 4/14

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Monday, April 7
Women’s International Film Festival Tour, 7:30 p.m., Gish Film Theater, Hanna Hall.
Poetry Reading, “Ataxia,” 8 p.m., BGSU Planetarium, 112 Physical Sciences Lab Building.

Tuesday, April 8
Teacher Job Fair, 8 a.m.-5 p.m., Perry Field House.
Faculty Awards Luncheon, 11:30 a.m., 308 Bowen-Thompson Student Union.
Forum, University finance and planning, 2:30-4:30 p.m., Union Theater. Hosted by the Faculty Senate Executive Committee and Dr. Shirley Baugher, provost and vice president for academic affairs.
Baseball vs. Dayton, 3 p.m., Steller Field.
Tuesday Nights Film Series, “Nosferatu, eine Symphonie des Grauens” (1922), Germany, directed by F. W. Murnau, 7:30 p.m., Gish Film Theater, Hanna Hall.
Concert, BGSU Jazz Lab Band II, directed by Jeff Halsey, 8 p.m., Kobacker Hall, Moore Musical Arts Center.
Movie, “National Treasure 2,” 9:30 p.m., Union Theater.

Wednesday, April 9
Health and Wellness Fair, “Hoe Down for Health,” interactive displays, free cholesterol testing, fitness information and more, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Lenhart Grand Ballroom, Union. Sponsored by the Wellness Connection and the Student Health Service.
Student Project Displays, “Values in Action,” featuring displays that demonstrate how student organizations are promoting personal and social responsibility throughout Bowling Green, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Union Lobby. A reception will be held from 4:30 to 5 p.m., 207 Union, immediately followed by the program and discussion at 5 p.m. in the same location. This project is part of Core Commitments and the values initiative.
Brown Bag Luncheon,
“Hello Kitty Goes to College: Poems about Harassment in the Academy,” presented by Dr. Sandra Faulkner, interpersonal communication, noon-1 p.m., Women’s Center, 107 Hanna Hall. In recognition of Sexual Assault Awareness Month.
Poetry Readings and Talks, featuring published poet and performer Ray McNiece, and Philip Metres, English, John Carroll University, 7:30-9 p.m., Cedar Point Center, BGSU Firelands.
Concert, BGSU Percussion Ensemble, directed by Roger Schupp, 8 p.m., Kobacker Hall, Moore Musical Arts Center.

Thursday, April 10
College of Arts and Sciences Forum, “Testing the ‘Saturday Night Live’ Hypothesis: Preliminary Findings on Hillary Clinton’s Press Coverage,” by Dr. Melissa Miller, political science, 12:30 p.m., 207 Union.
BG@100 Open Forum, 1:30-2:30 p.m., 315 Union.
ASC Spring Reception, with awards presentation, 2 p.m., Lenhart Grand Ballroom, Union.
Lecture and Book Signing, “The Power of Procrastination," by Jorge Cham, PHD (Piled Higher and Deeper) comic creator, 4:30 p.m., 308 Union. Visit www.PHDComics.com to learn more about Cham’s humorous look at academic life. In recognition of BGSU’s Graduate Student Recognition Month.
Edward Lamb Peace Lecture, “Global Food Security: Emerging Challenges and Opportunities,” by Rajul Pandya-Lorch, head of a global initiative that seeks to identify solutions for meeting world food needs while reducing poverty and protecting the environment, 7-9 p.m., Union Theater.
Creative Writing Program BFA Readings,featuring work by creative writing students Charlotte Bohnett, Liz Clark, Courtney Phelps and Beth Plotts, 7:30 p.m., Prout Chapel.
International Film Series, “Russkii kovcheg (Russian Ark)” (2002), Russia, directed by Aleksandr Sokurov, 7:30 p.m., Gish Film Theater, Hanna Hall.
Concert, Graduate String Quartet, 8 p.m., Bryan Recital Hall, Moore Musical Arts Center.

Friday, April 11
Clothesline Project, a display of T-shirts created by women affected by violence, meant to increase sexual assault on campus and within the community, noon-4 p.m., Education Building lawn. In recognition of Sexual Assault Awareness Month.
Softball vs. Eastern Michigan, double-header, 1 and 3 p.m., softball field.
Conference, “Fast Food World: Food and Globalization in the 21st Century,” featuring a speakers from a variety of universities and a panel of local organization representatives, 1:30-5:30 p.m., 308 Union. The conference is presented with support from the Social Philosophy and Policy Center, the College of Arts and Sciences, the School of Family and Consumer Sciences, BG Experience, and the departments of history and American culture studies, in cooperation with the International Studies Program. 
Women’s Research Network Seminar, “Sexual Harassment, Feminism, and the 1980s: How Reagan-Era Politics Shaped Discourse on Sex Discrimination,” presented by Ph.D. candidate Sheila Jones, history, 1:30-3 p.m., Women’s Center, 107 Hanna Hall. Sponsored by the Women’s Studies Program and the Women’s Center.
Movie, “Bee Movie,” 6:30 p.m., Union Theater.
Art Exhibition Opening Reception, for the MFA Thesis Exhibition I, 7-9 p.m., Dorothy Uber Bryan and Willard Wankelman Galleries, Fine Art Center.
Movie,
“National Treasure 2,” 9:30 p.m., Union Theater.

Saturday, April 12
2nd Annual Art History Symposium, featuring various speakers from BGSU and other universities around the country, a round-table discussion and a closing reception, 8:30 a.m-6 p.m., 204 Fine Arts Center.
Economics Undergraduate Research Conference, with student paper presentations, 10 a.m.-3:30 p.m., 201A Union.
Planetarium Kids’ Show, “The Little Star That Could,” 2 p.m., BGSU Planetarium, 112 Physical Sciences Lab Building.
Softball vs. Central Michigan, 2 p.m., softball field.
Movie, “Bee Movie,” 6:30 p.m., Union Theater.
Movie,
“National Treasure 2,” 9:30 p.m., Union Theater.

Sunday, April 13
Softball vs. Central Michigan, 1 p.m., softball field.
Planetarium Kids’ Show, “Larry Cat in Space,” 2 p.m., BGSU Planetarium, 112 Physical Sciences Lab Building.
Concert, University Men’s Chorus, 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.

Monday, April 14
2008 Affirmative Direction Series, “Continuing Civil Right Challenges in Ohio,” by G. Michael Payton, executive director of the Ohio Civil Rights Commission, 10:30 a.m.-noon, 308 Union. Sponsored by the Office of Equity and Diversity.
Concert, MUSP 335/MUCT 215 collaborative performance, 7:30 p.m., Bryan Recital Hall, Moore Musical Arts Center.
Concert, Steel Drum Ensemble, directed by Bryan Stanbridge, 8 p.m., Kobacker Hall, Moore Musical Arts Center.
Lecture, by Cris Beam, author of Transparent: Love, Family and Living the T with Transgender Teenagers, 8-10 p.m., 228 Union. Reception and refreshments to follow.

Continuing Events
April 6, 8 and 11
Planetarium May Days, “Unworldly Weather,” spectacular weather of the Earth and planets, showings at 8 p.m. Tuesday (April 8) and Friday (April 11) and 7:30 p.m. Sunday (April 6), BGSU Planetarium, 112 Physical Sciences Lab Building.

April 7-29
Art Exhibition, Annual Student Exhibitions, Little Gallery, BGSU Firelands. Gallery hours are 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday.

April 10-13
Theatre Production, “Company,” music and lyrics by Stephan Sondheim and book by George Furth. Performances are at 8 p.m. Thursday-Saturday (April 10-12) and at 2 p.m. Saturday and Sunday (April 12 and 13), Eva Marie Saint Theatre, University Hall. For tickets, call the box office at 2-2719; the cost is $12 for adults, $6 for children under 12. 

April 10-May 3
Art Exhibition, “Signs of Progress,” showcasing work by BGSU seniors Jim Levasseur and Sam Barton, who use photographs, drawings and paintings to explore issues of race, culture and identity, Union Art Galleries. Hours are 8 a.m.-9 p.m. Monday-Saturday and 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Sundays.

April 11 and 12
Dance Performance, University Dance Alliance Showcase, featuring student choreography, 8 p.m., Whitney Dance Studio, 222 Eppler North. Tickets are $3 for students with ID and $5 for others.

April 11-13
Sibs and Kids Weekend, various events around campus. For a complete list of events, visit http://www.bgsu.edu/offices/sa/getinvolved/page14371.html

April 12-19
Art Exhibition, MFA Thesis Exhibition I, showcasing thesis work by candidates for the master of fine arts degree,Dorothy Uber Bryan and Willard Wankelman galleries, Fine Arts Center. Hours are 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday and 1-4 p.m. Sunday, April 13.

April 13, 15 and 18
Planetarium May Days, “Navigating with Lewis and Clark,” travel their route of exploration, showings at 8 p.m. Tuesday (April 15) and Friday (April 18) and 7:30 p.m. Sunday (April 13), BGSU Planetarium, 112 Physical Sciences Lab Building.

April 7, 2008