calendar 10/08 - 10/15

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Monday, Oct. 8
Guest Lecture, by Romanian composer Cornel Taranu, professor of composition at the Gheorghe Dima Academy of Music in Cluj, Romania, 12:30 p.m., Bryan Recital Hall, Moore Musical Arts Center.
College of Arts and Sciences Forum, “The Living Water Garden and Other Projects: It Takes a Village,” with artist and environmental activist Betsy Damon, founder of the nonprofit organization Keepers of the Waters, 12:30 p.m., 207 Bowen-Thompson Student Union. Admission is free. A Water Week event.
“The Future of Lake Erie,” with Betsy Damon (see above); BGSU biological sciences instructor Christopher Winslow; Allan Sundermeier, Ohio State University Wood County extension educator; Dr. Patrick Lawrence, geography and planning, University of Toledo, and chair of Partners for Clean Streams Inc.; Dr. Gary Winston, director of the National Center for Water Quality Research at Heidelberg College, and Philip E. Berkeley, senior planner with the Planning Branch of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo, N.Y., 2:30-4 p.m., Union Theater. A Water Week event.
Guest Artist, question-and-answer session with Margo Garrett of Juilliard, collaborative pianist and the 2007 Helen McMaster Endowed Professor in Vocal and Choral Studies, 4-5 p.m., Kobacker Hall, Moore Musical Arts Center.

Tuesday, Oct. 9
Movie, “Ratatouille,” 9:30 p.m., Union Theater.

Wednesday, Oct. 10
Brown Bag Luncheon, “Transgenderism and Feminism: Allies for Gender Justice,” with a panel including Joelle Ruby Ryan, teaching Fellow in the Women’s Studies Program, and the transgender education and support group Transcendence, noon-1 p.m., Women’s Center, 107 Hanna Hall. In recognition of National Coming Out Day.
Faculty Research Presentations, 1-4 p.m., 208 Union.
Faculty Artist Series, New Faculty Showcase, 8 p.m., Bryan Recital Hall, Moore Musical Arts Center.

Thursday, Oct. 11
BG@100 Open Forum, 1:30-2:30 p.m., 315 Union.
Administrative Staff Fall Reception, presentation of the Ferrari Award and scholarships, 2-4 p.m., 202B Union.
Mental Health Lecture Series, “Food For Thought: Eating Habits and Mental Health,” presented by Dr. Catherine Stein, psychology,and psychology graduate students Kristen Abraham and Kathleen Young, 4 p.m., 228 Union. Sponsored by the Wood County Historical Center and BGSU. A related talk, “Food For Thought: What Makes Us Eat,” will take place Oct. 13 at the Wood County Historical Center. For more information, contact director Christie Raber at 419-352-0967 or  
ARTalk, “Things That Make My Heart Beat Faster,”by award-winning glass and gold studio jeweler Donald Friedlich, past president of the Society of North American Goldsmiths, 6:30-7:30 p.m., 1101 Fine Arts Center.
Faculty Research Presentations, 6:30-9:30 p.m., 208 Union.
Water Matters Event,
with new poetry bywriting instructor and poet Karen Craigo, followed by a showing of the WFWA-PBS39 documentary “A Watershed Mentality” and concluding with a discussion on water issues facilitated by Christopher Winslow, biological sciences, 7-8:30 p.m., 095 Overman Hall. A Water Week event.
Creative Writing Program MFA Readings, by Brad Modlin, poetry, and Tristan Palmgren, fiction, 7:30 p.m., Prout Chapel.
International Film Series,
“Daratt/Dry Season” (2006), France/Belgium/Chad/Austria, directed by Mahamat-Saleh Haroun, 7:30 p.m., Gish Film Theater, Hanna Hall.
Concert, BGSU Percussion Ensemble, directed by Roger Schupp, 8 p.m., Kobacker Hall, Moore Musical Arts Center.

Friday, Oct. 12
Symposium, “Nuclear Asia: A Symposium on Policy, Proliferation and Weapons Research in the Cold War and Beyond,” with presentations by symposium chair Dr. Walter Grunden, history, and many others, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., 228 Union.  Registration deadline is Oct. 8. For registration and contact information and a complete list of speakers, visit
Comedy Act, “Don’t Buck With Me … Now Hear This,” by award-winning comedienne Kathy Buckley, five-time American Comedy Award nominee, followed by a question-and-answer session. The faculty/staff-focused show begins at 10:30 a.m., 101A Olscamp Hall; a second show open to the public begins at 7 p.m., 202A Union.
Dissertation Defense, “Experience and the World of the Living: A Critique of John McDowell’s Conception of Experience and Nature,” by Gregory Hakos, philosophy, 11 a.m.-1 p.m., 301 Shatzel Hall.
Swimming, Pentathlon, 3 p.m., Cooper Pool, Student Recreation Center.
Volleyball vs. Central Michigan, 7 p.m., Anderson Arena.
Hockey vs. Windsor (exhibition), 7:05 p.m., Ice Arena.
Festival Series, with two-time Grammy Award winner Edgar Meyer, double bass, and Mike Marshall, mandolin, 8 p.m., Kobacker Hall, Moore Musical Arts Center.Tickets are $18, $25 and $30. For tickets, call the box office at 2-8171.
Movie, “Ratatouille,” 9:30 p.m., Union Theater.

Saturday, Oct. 13
Cross Country, Falcon Invitational, 10:45 a.m., Forrest Creason Golf Course.
Volleyball vs. Eastern Michigan, 3 p.m., Anderson Arena.
Band Prism Concert, with performances by the BGSU Concert and University bands, the Falcon Marching Band and the Wind Symphony,8 p.m., Kobacker Hall, Moore Musical Arts Center.Tickets are $5 for students and senior citizens and $8 for other adults. Call 2-8171 for tickets. 

Sunday, Oct. 14
Men’s Soccer vs. Hartwick, 1 p.m., Cochrane Field.
Faculty Artist Series, by flutist Nina Assimakopoulos, 3 p.m., Bryan Recital Hall, Moore Musical Arts Center.
Movie, “Transformers,” 9:30 p.m., Union Theater.

Monday, Oct. 15
Music Discovery Day Concert, with the Bowling Green Philharmonia, Collegiate Chorale and Wind Symphony, 2:30 p.m., Kobacker Hall, Moore Musical Arts Center.
6 O’Clock Talk Series, “The Realities of Credit Card Debt: Your Spending Habits Can Impact Your Future Well-Being,” 6 p.m. showing of the film “Maxed Out” followed by a panel discussion, Union Theater. Co-sponsored by the Student Money Management Service.

Continuing Events
Oct. 8 and 9
Master Classes, led by Margo Garrett of Juilliard, 2007 Helen McMaster Endowed Professor in Vocal and Choral Studies at BGSU, 2-4 p.m. Monday (Oct. 8) and 8-9 p.m. Tuesday (Oct. 9), Kobacker Hall, Moore Musical Arts Center.

Oct. 8-13
Water Week, see related story.

Through Oct. 24
Art Exhibition, Paintings by Diane Pribojan-Rabak, Little Gallery, BGSU Firelands. Gallery hours are 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday.

Through Oct. 27
Art Exhibition, “The Chronology of Human Relationships,” an exhibition of works by BGSU graduate students Jennifer Key and Jessica Takla, Union Gallery. Gallery hours are 8 a.m.-9 p.m. Monday-Saturday and 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Sundays.

Through Nov. 9
Art Exhibition, “You Must Have Been A Beautiful Baby,” showcasing childhood self-portraits from 60 of America's top illustrators,Willard Wankelman Gallery, Fine Arts Center. Gallery hours are 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday and 1-4 p.m. Sundays.

October 8, 2007