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Calendar notices should be typed and submitted to: Calendar Coordinator, 100 Koch Hall; e-mail:
sdaniel@odu.edu; fax: 683-5501.

The next Calendar will be dated Dec. 6 to Jan. 19. The deadline for submission of events is noon Wednesday, Nov. 27.

Speakers
Meetings
Workshops
Exhibits
Performances
Miscellaneous
Sports
Deadlines
Coming soon to the Ted Constant Center


Speakers
Friday, Nov. 15
Jonathan Riley, professor of philosophy and the Murphy Institute of Political Economy at Tulane University, “Is J.S. Mill a Free-speech Absolutist?”, sponsored by the Institute for Applied Ethics, 3 p.m., Virginia Beach Room, Webb Center.

Monday, Nov. 18
Farid Esack, scholar of Qur’anic hermeneutics, social activist and former commissioner for gender equality in the South African government, “Islamic Feminist Reflections on Religious Fundamentalism and the War on Terrorism,” 3-5 p.m., 1002 Constant Hall. 683-3823

Thursday, Dec. 5
Martha Daas, assistant professor of Spanish, “From Holy Hostess to Dragon Tamer: The Anomaly of St. Martha” for the Literature Faculty Forum, 12:30-1:30 p.m., Burgess Room, Batten Arts and Letters Building.


Meetings
Friday, Nov. 15
Institutional Review Board, 1:30 p.m., 2nd floor conference room, Hughes Hall. 683-6028

Association of University Administrators luncheon meeting (bring an appetizer, casserole or dessert to share), noon to 1 p.m., Athletic Administration Building conference room. 683-6485

Tuesday, Nov. 19
Faculty Senate, 3-4:15 p.m., Portsmouth/Chesapeake Room, Webb Center. 683-3427

Wednesday, Nov. 20
Women’s Caucus brown bag luncheon meeting, featuring a presentation by Ann Partridge, a financial adviser with American Express, noon to 1 p.m., Hampton/Newport News Room, Webb Center.


Workshops
Saturday, Nov. 23
“Term Paper Triage,” a workshop for students who are having difficulty with research paper assignments, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., 163 Perry Library. 683-4185


Exhibits
Through Nov. 24
“MORE (drawings),” featuring works by Tennessee artist Terri Jones, noon to 3 p.m. Tues. through Thurs.; noon to 5 p.m. Fri. and Sat; and 1-4 p.m. Sun.; University Gallery, 350 W. 21st St., Norfolk. 683-2355 or www.davidluskgallery.com/artists/jones/art.tj1.htm

Through Nov. 30
“Natural Abstraction,” a show of new works by senior art major Deborah Fulkerson, 8 a.m. to 8 p.m., Church of the Ascension, 4853 Princess Anne Road, Virginia Beach.
671-1963

Saturday, Dec. 7
Opening reception for the Student Art Exhibition, featuring works by winners of 2002-03 undergraduate scholarships, 7 p.m., University Gallery, 350 W. 21st St., Norfolk. Exhibit runs through Dec. 22. 683-2355


Performances
Fri.-Sun., Nov. 15-17
University Theatre production of “Manifest,” a dramatization of Holocaust concentration camp atrocities that mixes stories of brave love and uprising, including vaudeville humor and a live Klezmer band on stage, by Brian Silberman, directed by Christopher Hanna, 8 p.m. Fri. and Sat., 2:30 p.m. Sun., Stables Theatre. 683-5305. $

Sunday, Nov. 17
F. Ludwig Diehn Residency, featuring conductor Frederick Fennell with the Virginia Wind Symphony, 2 p.m., George and Jean Roper Theater, Tidewater Community College, Norfolk. 683-4061

Concert featuring Grammy award-winning artist Roberta Flack and the Virginia Symphony, part of the dedication ceremony to honor philanthropist Ted Constant, 6:30 p.m., Constant Center. 683-4444. $

Monday, Nov. 18
F. Ludwig Diehn Concert Series, featuring conductor Frederick Fennell with the Virginia Chamber Players, 8 p.m., Chandler Recital Hall, Diehn Fine and Performing Arts Center. 683-3020 (tickets: 683-5305). $

Thursday, Nov. 21
University Guitar Ensemble, 7:30 p.m., Chandler Recital Hall, Diehn Fine and Performing Arts Center. 683-4061

Thurs.-Sat., Nov. 21-23
University Dance Theatre Fall Concert, 8 p.m. Thurs. and Fri., 2 and 8 p.m. Sat., University Theatre. 683-5305. $

Fri.-Sun., Nov. 22-24
Playtime Theatre for All Ages, “The Mouse Bride,” written and directed by Frankie Little Hardin, 7 p.m. Fri., 11 a.m., 2:30 p.m. and 7 p.m. Sat., and 2:30 p.m. Sun., Stables Theatre. 683-5305. $

Sunday, Nov. 24
University Brass Choir, 7:30 p.m., Chandler Recital Hall, Diehn Fine and Performing Arts Center. 683-4061

Monday, Nov. 25
Opera workshop, 4 p.m., Chandler Recital Hall, Diehn Fine and Performing Arts Center. 683-4061

Norfolk Chamber Consort, 8 p.m., Chandler Recital Hall, Diehn Fine and Performing Arts Center. 440-1803. $

Monday, Dec. 2
F. Ludwig Diehn Concert Series, featuring Tanya Anisimova on cello with Creo, ODU’s contemporary music ensemble, performing the music of John Hilliard and others, 8 p.m., Chandler Recital Hall, Diehn Fine and Performing Arts Center. 683-3020 (tickets: 683-5305). $

Tuesday, Dec. 3
University Jazz Ensemble and Jazz Choir, 7:30 p.m., Chandler Recital Hall, Diehn Fine and Performing Arts Center. 683-4061


Miscellaneous
Saturday, Nov. 16
Lego League robotics competition, using Lego robots, sponsored by the Office of Computing and Communications Services office, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Webb Center. 683-3203

Monday, Nov. 18
Homecoming Week begins (see story on Page 3).

Tuesday, Nov. 19
Colonial Athletic Association Blood Challenge, a blood drive from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., North Mall, Webb Center.

Native American Trading Post, featuring crafts and jewelry made by artisans and craftsmen from several Indian tribes, part of the Office of Multicultural Student Services’ Native American Heritage Month events, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., North Mall, Webb Center. 683-4406

Wednesday, Nov. 20
Presentations on undergraduate, graduate and faculty fellowship opportunities, including the Fulbright Scholar programs and the Peace Corps program, 9 a.m.to 12:30 p.m., L. Douglas Wilder Center, Norfolk State University, sponsored by the Virginia Tidewater Consortium for Higher Education. To register call 683-3183

Thursday, Nov. 21
Annual office decorating contest for Homecoming, “Bring the Heat!” Send e-mail to Nicole Kiger, nkiger@odu.edu, to participate in the contest. 683-4818

Presentation on U.S. Department of Education title VI funding opportunities, 9 a.m.to 12:30 p.m., Madison Hall Lecture Theater, Norfolk State University, sponsored by the Virginia Tidewater Consortium for Higher Education. To register call 683-3183

“Textile Production and Gift Giving: A Multicultural Approach,” featuring a demonstration of the spinning and dye techniques of the Navajos, part of the Office of Multicultural Student Services’ Native American Heritage Month events, 2-4 p.m., 151 Perry Library. 683-4406

Saturday, Nov. 23
Homecoming Parade, 10:30 a.m. (see story on Page 3).

Thurs.-Fri., Nov. 28-29
University closed for Thanksgiving holiday.

Tuesday, Dec. 3
Second Annual Old Dominion University Illumination, “A Holiday Tradition,” 5:30 p.m., Kaufman Mall (donation of a canned good for the Foodbank of Southeastern Virginia is requested). RSVP by Nov. 27. 683-3097

Fri.-Sat., Dec. 6-7
Madrigal Banquet, “The Music of Spain and South America,” featuring a full meal with concert by the madrigal Singers and Collegium Musicum, 6:30 p.m., Diehn Fine and Performing Arts Center Atrium. 683-3020 (tickets: 683-5305). $

Sunday, Dec. 8
Town-N-Gown Holiday Reception, 3-5 p.m., River Rooms, Webb Center. 484-5032 or 683-3159


Sports
Friday, Nov. 15
Men’s basketball team vs. Global Sports (exhibition), 7 p.m., Constant Center. 683-4444. $

Friday, Nov. 22
Women’s basketball team vs. Virginia, 7 p.m., Constant Center. 683-4444. $

Saturday, Nov. 23
ODU Wrestling Invitational, all day, Health and
ODU Wrestling Invitational, all day, Health and Physical Education Building. 683-4444.

Sunday, Nov. 24
Men’s basketball team vs. North Carolina, 1 p.m., Constant Center. 683-4444. $

Tuesday, Nov. 26
Men’s basketball team vs. Campbell, 7 p.m., Constant Center. 683-4444. $

Saturday, Dec. 7
Swimming and diving meet with George Washington and Drexel, 11 a.m., Scrap Chandler Pool, Health and Physical Education Building. 683-4444.

Men’s basketball team vs. East Carolina, 7 p.m., Constant Center. 683-4444. $


Deadlines
Friday, Nov. 15
Deadline for spring 2003 lab (course-specific) software installation requests. 683-3189

Deadline to nominate a fellow ODU employee to receive a Thanksgiving food basket from the Hourly and Classified Employees Association. 683-3093

Friday, Nov. 22
Deadline for classified employees not currently enrolled in the Virginia Sickness and Disability Program to enroll in VSDP or “opt out” (those who do neither will be automatically enrolled in VSDP after this date). 683-4760

Monday, Nov. 25
Deadline to make food and/or monetary contributions to the Hourly and Classified Employees Association annual Thanksgiving food drive. 683-3093

Wednesday, Nov. 27
RSVPs due for the Old Dominion University Illumination program. 683-3097

Monday, Dec. 2
Deadline for employees to apply for tuition assistance for the spring 2003 semester. 683-4237


Coming soon to the Ted Constant Center
Friday, Nov. 15
Deadline for spring 2003 lab (course-specific) software installation requests. 683-3

Saturday, Nov. 16
Hip-hop sensation Ludacris and Southern rap group Nappy Roots in concert, 8 p.m.

Sunday, Nov. 17
Grammy award-winning singer Roberta Flack, with the Virginia Symphony, 6:30 p.m.

Saturday, Nov. 23
Herman Hurston & Friends comedy show, featuring Joe Clair, Tony Roberts, Rob Stapleton and B-Phlat, and hosted by Herman “I don’t want no trouble” Hurston, 8 p.m.

Friday, Dec. 6
96 X Electric X-Mas, 8 p.m.

Thursday, Dec. 12
Christian music superstars NewSong and Mark Schultz, and other performers, “Christmas Shoes Tour,” 7 p.m.

Friday, Dec. 13
WWE Wrestling, “Tour of Defiance,” 7:30 p.m. Tickets go on sale at 10 a.m. Nov. 16.

Tuesday, Dec. 17
Country music superstar Jo Dee Messina, “Christmas Gift Concert,” 8 p.m.

For tickets to any of these events, visit the Constant Center box office or any Ticketmaster location. Tickets can also be charged by phone by calling Ticketmaster at 671-8100, or by logging on to www.ticketmaster.com. For more information about these or future events, visit the Constant Center Web site at www.constantcenter.com or call 683-4444. ODU-sponsored games and events at the Constant Center through Dec. 8 are listed in the main calendar on this page.