BOWLING GREEN STATE UNIVERSITY

calendar 11/10 - 11/17

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Monday, Nov. 10
Scholarship of Teaching and Learning, “Learning 2.0,” sharing and exchanging ideas about the paradigm shifts in learning and communication, 10:30 a.m.-noon, Center for Teaching and Learning, 201 University Hall.
Instructional Design Discussion Series, “Constructing ‘WoW’ Assignment Sheets,” with Barb Toth, Writing Center, and Angie Gentry, writing consultant and General Studies Writing instructor, 10:30 a.m.-noon, Center for Teaching and Learning, 201 University Hall.
BGSU Firelands Expect Respect Teen Council Project, “There Is No Excuse for Abuse–Abusive Relationships: Why People Stay,” with Kate Dailey, humanities, discussing solutions to the problem of teen relationship violence, 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., 115 West Building.
Fall Workshop Series, “Introduction to SAS,” through the Center for Family and Demographic Research, noon-1 p.m., 315 Bowen-Thompson Student Union.
ARTalk, “Enochs on Stone,” with Dale Enochs, sculptor, Bloomington, Ind., 5 p.m., 1101 Fine Arts Center.
Student Recreation Center Open House, with information about holiday memberships, tours of the facility and a free weekend pass, 5-7 p.m.
ARTalk, “to Say it isn’t so,” with Laura Letinsky, photographer and director of the MFA program, University of Chicago, 7 p.m., 204 Fine Arts Center.
Student Composers’ Forum, 8 p.m., Bryan Recital Hall, Moore Musical Arts Center.

Tuesday, Nov. 11
Veterans Day, Classes canceled, offices closed.

Wednesday, Nov. 12
United Way Wednesdays, in celebration of the United Way with Northwest Ohio Community Shares Campaign, with information about the organization, free coffee and breakfast treats, 8:30-10 a.m., first floor Administration Building.
Asbestos Awareness Training, with Bess Weaver, environmental health and safety, 9-11 a.m., 308 Union. Register at 2-2171 or www.bgsu.edu/offices/envhs/page22440.html.
Brown Bag Lunch Spirituality Series,
"My Faith and My Profession As ___," with Dr. Tim Fuerst, economics, 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., 318 Union.
Brown Bag Luncheon, “Painted Ladies: Class, Race and Tattooed Circus Women,” with Aisha McGriff, American culture studies, noon-1 p.m., Women’s Center, 107 Hanna Hall.
Simply Healthy Nutrition Series, “Scale Down on Portion Sizes,” 5-5:30 p.m., 012 Family and Consumer Sciences Building.
Coming Out Support Group, 5:30-6:30 p.m., 107 Hanna Hall.
Architecture Lecture Series, presentation by Bruce Lindsey, author, practicing architect, dean of the College of Architecture and the Graduate School of Architecture and Urban Design at Washington University in St. Louis, and former director of the Rural Studio of Auburn University, 6 p.m., Union Theater. Series organized in collaboration with the American Institute of Architecture Students. This session is sponsored by the School of Art and AIAS.
Faculty Artist Series,
Laura Melton, piano, 8 p.m., Bryan Recital Hall, Moore Musical Arts Center.

Thursday, Nov. 13
2008 State of the Art Symposium, “The Poem in All Its Forms and Variations,” held in conjunction with the Mid-American Review’s Winter Wheat Festival of Writing. For more information, contact Karen Craigo at karenka@bgsu.edu.
BGSU Firelands Expect Respect Teen Council Project,
“There Is No Excuse for Abuse,” with a performance of “Nicky's Secret,” 7 p.m., McBride Auditorium. A forum with the performers, community members and area experts on the issue of teen relationship violence will follow the play.
Reading Series, part of the Winter Wheat Festival, 7:30 p.m., Union Theater.
Vocal Jazz Ensemble, 8 p.m., Bryan Recital Hall, Moore Musical Arts Center.

Friday, Nov. 14
Asbestos Awareness Training at BGSU Firelands, with Bess Weaver, environmental health and safety, 7-9 a.m., 1003 Cedar Point Center. Register at 2-2171 or www.bgsu.edu/offices/envhs/page22440.html.
Scholarship of Teaching and Learning Discussion Series,
“Science of Learning,” with Diane Halpern’s DVSS presentation, 10-11:30 a.m., Center for Teaching and Learning, 201 University Hall.
Women’s Research Network, “Tracing the Feminine in Marjane Satrapi’s Persepolis and Embroideries: Iranian Women or Just Women?” with Khani Begum, English, 1:30-3 p.m., Women’s Center, 107 Hanna Hall.
Volleyball vs. Buffalo, 7 p.m., Anderson Arena.
Hockey vs. Northern Michigan, 7:05 p.m., Ice Arena.
Sounds of the Stadium, with the Falcon Marching Band, flag corps and twirlers, 8 p.m., Kobacker Hall, Moore Musical Arts Center. Tickets are $7 for students and senior citizens and $10 for other adults in advance, and $10 and $13, respectively, the day of the performance. To order, stop by the box office weekdays between noon and 6 p.m. or call 2-8171.

Saturday, Nov. 15
Asbestos Awareness Training at BGSU Firelands, with Bess Weaver, environmental health and safety, 7-9 a.m., 1003 Cedar Point Center. Register at 2-2171 or www.bgsu.edu/offices/envhs/page22440.html.
Rock for the Cure,
hosted by BGSU’s Relay for Life team, featuring seven bands along with raffles and door prizes, 1-7 p.m., Perry Field House. Tickets are available in the Union for $7 all week and $10 the day of the event. All proceeds go to the American Cancer Society.
Volleyball vs. Akron, 3 p.m., Anderson Arena.
Art Event, celebrating the opening of “Charles Lakofsky: Ohio Modernist Master,” an exhibit honoring the late ceramics artist and BGSU faculty member. Schedule of events: “A Major & Lasting Contribution to the Field: Charlie’s Students and Friends” at 3 p.m. and “Curator’s Talk,” with exhibit curator Mark Bassett, at 4 p.m., both in 204 Fine Arts Center, and the opening reception from 5-7 p.m., Willard Wankelman Gallery, Fine Arts Center.
Hockey vs. Northern Michigan, 7:05 p.m., Ice Arena.
Festival Series Forum, 7:15 p.m., Bryan Recital Hall, Moore Musical Arts Center.
Festival Series,
the Lois M. Nitschke Memorial Concert, with the Jerusalem Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Leon Botstein, with violin soloist Robert McDuffie, 8 p.m., Kobacker Hall, Moore Musical Arts Center. Tickets are $30, $25 and $18 in advance and $33, $28 and $21 the day of the performance. To order, call the box office at 2-8171.

Sunday, Nov. 16
Choral Concert, University Men’s Chorus with Measure for Measure, a Michigan-based men’s a cappella group, 4 p.m., Kobacker Hall, Moore Musical Arts Center. Tickets are $7 for students and senior citizens and $10 for other adults in advance, and $10 and $13, respectively, the day of the performance. To order, call the box office at 2-8171.

Monday, Nov. 17
ARTalk, “Between Stillness and Motion,” with Debra Davis, professor and chair of the art department, University of Toledo, 6 p.m., 1101 Fine Arts Center.
Music at the Forefront Series, Claire Chase, flutist, electro acoustic musician, and co-founder and executive director of the International Contemporary Ensemble, 8 p.m., Bryan Recital Hall, Moore Musical Arts Center.

Continuing Events
Beginning Nov. 10
Online Faculty Training, through the Center for Online and Blended Learning, “Best Practices for Teaching Online,” advanced two-week course through Nov. 24. Register at http://cobl.bgsu.edu/online_training.html or contact COBL at 2-6792.

Nov. 12-14
Native American Unity Council’s Annual Fall Forum, “Reopening Eyes: A Glimpse into Contemporary Native Lives and Issues,” Wednesday evening, 201 Union; Thursday evening, 202B Union; all day Friday, 202A Union. The schedule of events can be viewed at www.bgsu.edu/offices/sa/cmai/page57745.html. For more information, contact Tom Burnett at tburnet@bgsu.edu or Kristen Cooperkline at kjcoope@bgsu.edu.
Co-sponsored by the Center for Multicultural and Academic Initiatives, SBC Spot Funding, Coca-Cola Funding, American Culture Studies, Ethnic Studies, Sociology, the Women’s Center, and the Honors and Ethnic Cultural Arts programs.

Nov. 13-15

Philosophy Conference, “Moral Obligation,” through the Social Philosophy & Policy Center, featuring various philosophy scholars discussing moral obligation–its sources, character and implications for both prescribed and proscribed human action, opening session at 8 p.m. Thursday with sessions continuing all day Friday and Saturday, 207 Union. For more information, call 2-2536 or visit www.socialphilosophy.org/Conferences/upcoming.aspx.

Nov. 13-15
Winter Wheat Festival, the Mid-American Review Festival of Writing, opening session at 7 p.m. Thursday with sessions continuing all day Friday and Saturday, Union. For more information, contact Karen Craigo at 2-2725 or karenka@bgsu.edu. For the full schedule of events and to register, visit www.bgsu.edu/studentlife/organizations/midamericanreview/wwhome08.

Through Nov. 14

Art Exhibit, “Alternative Typestyles,” by Matt Tullis, Little Gallery, BGSU Firelands. Gallery hours are 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday.

Through Nov. 14
Blood Bowl VII, with walk-ins welcome, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. each day, 228 Union. For more information, or if you would like to volunteer to work the blood drive, send an email with the days and times that you wish to volunteer to bgsuarc@gmail.com. Sponsored by the American Red Cross and the American Red Cross Club of BGSU.

Beginning Nov. 15
Art Exhibit, “Charles Lakofsky: Ohio Modernist Master,” Willard Wankelman Gallery, Fine Arts Center. Gallery hours are 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday, 6-9 p.m. Thursdays and 1-4 p.m. Sundays. The exhibit will be closed Nov. 26-Dec. 1. Opening events will be held Nov. 15.

Through Nov. 19
Art Exhibit, “Graphic Language: The Art of the ‘Comic’ Book,” Dorothy Uber Bryan Gallery, Fine Arts Center. Gallery hours are 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday, 6-9 p.m. Thursdays and 1-4 p.m. Sundays. The gallery will be closed Nov. 11 for Veterans Day.

Through Nov. 25
Planetarium Show, “The Cowboy Astronomer,” showings at 8 p.m. Tuesdays and Fridays, 7:30 p.m. Sundays and 2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 15. $1 donation suggested.

Through Nov. 30
Art Exhibit, “Sculpture Club,” Union Art Gallery. Hours are 8 a.m.-9 p.m. Monday-Saturday and 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Sundays.

November 10, 2008