Calendar notices should be typed and submitted to: Calendar Coordinator, room 100, New Administration Building; e-mail: tcapuano@odu.edu; fax: 683-5501.

The next Calendar will be dated Nov. 6-22. The deadline for submission of events is noon Thursday, Oct. 22. (FMI is the number for more information; $ indicates an admission fee.)


Speakers

Friday, October 23
Harry Harding, internationally renowned scholar on Sino-American relations and Chinese politics, “The Sino-American Relationship in the 21st Century,” 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., BAL 921. Sponsored by Center for Regional and Global Studies, Institute of Asian Studies and Institute for the Study of Minority Issues. FMI, 683-3947.

Tuesday, October 27
Sir Ghillean Prance, director of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, “Conserving Biodiversity for the Next Millennium,” for President’s Lecture Series, 8 p.m., MGB 102. FMI, 683-3116.

Thursday, October 29
Robert Brumbaugh, Chesapeake Bay Foundation, “Methods for Restoring Viable Oyster Populations in Chesapeake Bay” for Biological Sciences Seminar Series, 12:30-1:30 p.m., 100 Oceanography/Physics Bldg. FMI, 683-4361.

Friday, October 30
Leposava Vuskovic, associate professor of physics, “Excited Atom in Collision Physics” for Physics Colloquia, 3 p.m., 200 Oceanography/Physics Bldg. FMI, 683-5804.

Tuesday, November 3
Hanns Loewenbach, a Holocaust survivor, “Holocaust in Europe,” 7:10-9:50 p.m., 239 BAL. Reservations required. FMI, 683-3018.

Thursday, November 5
Nell Irvin Painter, professor of African-American Studies at Princeton University, “Whiteness and Beauty,” for Distinguished Presidential Lecturer in History series, 8 p.m., MGB 102. FMI, 683-3116.

Friday, November 6
Virginia Trimble, Univ. of Maryland/Univ. of California, Irvine, “The Universe You Don’t See: Existence and Nature of Dark Matter” for Physics Colloquia, 3 p.m., 200 Oceanography/Physics Bldg. FMI, 683-5804.


Meetings

Wednesday, October 28
President’s annual address to classified and hourly employees (Customer Relations Employee and Department of the Year awards will also be presented), 3 p.m., South Cafeteria, Webb Center. Supervisor’s approval needed to attend. FMI, 683-3159.

University Women’s Caucus, with remarks by President James V. Koch, noon to 1 p.m., River Rooms, Webb Center. FMI, 683-5931.


Symposia/Forums

Wednesday, October 28
Public forum: “Violence in Our Schools: Getting an Education Should Not Be Dangerous,” sponsored by Virginia Bar Association, Young Lawyers Division, in cooperation with Old Dominion, 7 p.m., 102 MGB. FMI, 391-3128 or 427-8892.

Friday, Oct. 30 - Sat., Oct. 31
“Atlantic Partnership: NATO’s Focus for the New Millennium” sponsored by Old Dominion and SACLANT. FMI, 683-3116. $.


Workshops/Seminars

Wednesday, October 28
Teleconference: “Reaching Your Financial Goals: Tips from the Experts,” with economist Peter L. Bernstein, financial planner Jane Bryant Quinn and ABC News anchor Elizabeth Vargas. Sponsored by Virginia Tidewater Consortium, 2-3:30 p.m., Va. Beach Higher Education Center, Room 319. Register by Oct. 23. FMI, 683-3183.

Thursday, October 29
“Rules, Regulations and Rights: Legal Overlay of International Education,” presented by Scott King, director of International Student and Scholar Services, 9-11 a.m.(location TBD). FMI, 683-4756.

Friday, October 30
“Howmet Manufacturing Project,” a technical seminar sponsored by VMASC, 10:30 a.m., VMASC main conference room. FMI, 686-6200.

Mon., Nov. 2 & Thurs., Nov. 12
Mechanics of grant writing workshop, sponsored by Office of Research, Economic Development and Graduate Studies, 12:30-1:30 p.m., James/Lynnhaven River Room, Webb Center, on Nov. 2; Kaufman Hall 239 on Nov. 12. FMI, 683-3148.

Wednesday, November 4
Dr. Joel Sumfest, a local pediatric urologist, presents “Helping Your Child Through Bedwetting,” 7 p.m., Parenting Center, Child Study Center. Registration required. FMI, 627-6866.


Performances

Fri. - Sun., October 23-25
University Theatre presents William Saroyan’s “The Time of Your Life,” 8 p.m. Oct. 23-24, and 2:30 p.m. Oct. 25, University Theatre. FMI, 683-5305. $.

Saturday, October 24
Hampton Roads Early Music Society presents harpsichordist Allen Shaffer, with Ruth Griffioen and Herb Watson, in a performance of baroque music, 8 p.m., Chandler Recital Hall, Diehn F&PA Center. FMI, 683-4065. $.

University Theatre presents Playtime Theatre for All Ages, featuring “Aesop’s Fables,” 11 a.m. and 2 p.m., Stables Theatre. FMI, 683-3020. $.

Sunday, October 25
Faculty vocal recital with Agnes Fuller, 4 p.m., Chandler Recital Hall, Diehn F&PA Center. FMI, 683-3020.

Monday, November 2
Diehn Concert Series, featuring jazz singer Mark Murphy, with the John Toomey Trio, 8 p.m., Chandler Recital Hall, Diehn F&PA Center. FMI, 683-3020.

Tuesday, November 3
James W. Kosnik, faculty organ recital, 8 p.m., St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church, Norfolk. FMI, 683-4061.

Wednesday, November 4
University Wind Ensemble, 7:30 p.m., University Theatre. FMI, 683-3020.

Friday, November 6
Amadi Hummings, faculty violist recital with pianist Andrey Kasparov, and joined by Melody Ruffin Ward of the University Dance program, 7:30 p.m. Chandler Recital Hall, Diehn F&PA Center. FMI, 683-3020.

Sunday, November 8
Collegium Musicum performs music from the Baroque period, 7:30 p.m., Chandler Recital Hall, Diehn F&PA Center. FMI, 683-3020.


Miscellaneous

Saturday, October 24
International night with world music and other festivities, sponsored by International Student and Scholar Services, 7-11 p.m., BAL 104. FMI, 683-4756.

Chinese Folk Song concert, featuring Heavenly Melody Group, 6-10 p.m., MGB 102. FMI, 683-3728.

Mon., Oct. 26 - Fri., Oct. 30
Sexual Assault Awareness Week activities begin. (See story on Page 4 for details.) FMI, 683-4109.

Tuesday, October 27
“Being Gay or Straight,” an intergroup dialogue about sexual orientation, 7:30-9:30 p.m., Potomac/York River Room, Webb Center. FMI, 683-4406.

Reading and book signing by poet Scott Cairns, associate professor of English, 12:30-1:30 p.m., Univ. Bookstore. FMI, 683-3404.

Tuesday, Oct. 27 and Nov. 3
Career Advantage Program orientation, 12:30-1:15 p.m., 236 Constant Hall. Also, Nov. 5. FMI, 683-5777.

Thursday, October 29
Reading and book signing by Robert Wojtowicz, associate professor of art, 12:30-1:30 p.m., Univ. Bookstore. FMI, 683-3404.

Business card exchange for Old Dominion alumni, 5:30-8 p.m., Anchor Inn at Marina Shores, Virginia Beach. FMI, 683-3097. $.

Thursday, Oct. 29 & Nov. 5
Anglican/Episcopal worship and lunch, 12:30 p.m., Canterbury Center. FMI, 489-9096.

Friday, October 30
Coffee tasting, with talk on coffee’s history and lore by Marc Harlan of Starbucks Coffee. Sponsored by Old Dominion Faculty, Wives and Friends, 10 a.m., Center for Coastal Physical Oceanography, 52nd Street. FMI, 420-3734. $.

Saturday, October 31
Halloween Jazz on the Lawn and winery tour with the Alumni Association’s Pride of Richmond, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Register for bus ride by Oct. 26. FMI, 683-3097. $.

Wednesday, Nov. 4
Nell Irvin Painter, professor of African-American Studies at Princeton University, will sign copies of her books, 4 p.m., Univ. Bookstore. Sponsored by Friends of the Library. FMI, 588-6628.

Wed., Nov. 4 & Thurs., Nov. 5
24th annual used book sale, sponsored by Univ. Library. 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Univ. Library, room 149. Donations of books are requested. FMI, 683-4141.


Sports

Friday, October 23
Women’s soccer team vs. Richmond, 7:30 p.m., soccer stadium. FMI, 683-4444. $.

Sunday, October 25
Women’s soccer team vs. Pittsburgh, 2 p.m., soccer stadium. FMI, 683-4444. $.

Fri. - Sun., October 23-25
Old Dominion women’s tennis invitational. FMI, 683-4444. $.

Wednesday, October 28
Women’s soccer team vs. East Carolina, 7:30 p.m., soccer stadium. FMI, 683-4444. $.

Friday, October 30
Blue-white exhibition game for women’s basketball team, 7:30 p.m., Field House. FMI, 683-4444. $.

Blue-white exhibition game for men’s basketball team, 7:30 p.m., Norfolk Scope. FMI, 683-4444. $.

Saturday, October 31
Men’s soccer team vs. Delaware, 7:30 p.m., soccer stadium. FMI, 683-4444. $.

Field hockey team vs. Temple, noon, Foreman Field. FMI, 683-3372.

Sunday, November 1
Field hockey team vs. UNC, 2 p.m., Foreman Field. FMI, 683-4444. $.

Tuesday, November 3
Athletes in Action exhibition game for women’s basketball team, 7:30 p.m., Field House. FMI, 683-4444. $.

Monday, November 2
Court Authority exhibition game for men’s basketball team, 7:30 p.m., Norfolk Scope. FMI, 683-4444. $.

Saturday, November 7
Men’s soccer team vs. Richmond, 7:30 p.m., soccer stadium. FMI, 683-4444. $.


Deadlines

Friday, October 30
Badminton tournament (singles), sponsored by recreational sports dept., 5 p.m. FMI, 683-3384.

Monday, November 2
Proposals for fall 1998 round of Teaching Across Borders Initiative course development grant competition. FMI, 683-5700.