Calendar notices should be submitted to: Calendar Coordinator, 100 Koch Hall; e-mail: tcapuano@odu.edu; fax: 683-5501. The next Calendar will be dated March 10-26. The deadline for submission of events is noon Thursday, March 2. (FMI is the number for more information; $ indicates an admission fee.)

Speakers

Friday, February 25
Gerald James Larson, Rabindranath Tagore Professor of Indian Cultures and Civilizations and director of the India Studies Program at Indiana University, “Interdisciplinary Research: Problems and Opportunities” for graduate students and faculty, 10 a.m., Burgess Room, BAL. FMI, 683-3821.

Nick Carbo, visiting poet at the University of Pittsburgh, “The Seduction of Filipino Tongues” (a lecture on Filipino-American writing) for the Manuel Viray Filipino-American Lecture Series, 12:30 p.m., Burgess Room, BAL. FMI, 683-3929.

Joe Nickell, paranormal investigator, “Investigating Miracle Claims” for the Modern Pseudoscience Lecture Series, sponsored by the College of Sciences, 3 p.m., 200 Oceanography and Physics Bldg. FMI, 683-4619.

Sunday, February 27
Abner Mariri and Craig Wilkinson of Johannesburg, South Africa, “Life Lessons from Africa,” sponsored by Multicultural Student Services, 4 p.m., North Cafeteria, Webb Center. FMI, 683-4406.

Tuesday, February 29
Lars Schoultz, professor of political science at the University of North Carolina, “The United States and the Promotion of Democracy in Latin America” for the Distinguished Latin American Studies Lecture Series, 4 p.m., Burgess Room, BAL. FMI, 683-3841.

Wednesday, March 1
Robert Oakley, former U.S. ambassador to Pakistan, Zaire and Somalia, and currently senior fellow at the Institute for National Strategic Studies of National Defense University, “Regional Security in South Asia: Conflict Between India and Pakistan,” 11 a.m. to noon, Burgess Room, BAL. Sponsored by the Center for Regional and Global Study Institute and the Institute of Asian Studies. FMI, 683-3947.

Thursday, March 2
J. R. Qasem, University of Jordan professor, “Parasitic Weeds of Jordan” for the Biological Sciences Seminar Series, 12:30 p.m., 102 MGB. FMI, 683-4361.

Wednesday, March 8
Richard W. Fisher, ambassador and deputy U.S. trade representative, “American Trade Policy: Where Do We Go from Here?” for the Center for Global Business and Executive Education Breakfast Series, 8-9:30 a.m., Hampton Room, Webb Center. Registration deadline is March 3. FMI, 683-4603. $



Meetings

Wednesday, March 1
Hourly and Classified Employees Association general meeting, which will include a presentation by Glenda Humphreys, director of human resources, and a vote on the slate of officers for 2000-01, noon, Va. Beach Room, Webb Center.

Open meeting for faculty and staff, with Ronald Sheehy, associate executive director of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools’ Commission on Colleges, to provide and opportunity for those not directly involved in the university self-study to learn more about the two-year process, 3-4 p.m., Board Room, Webb Center. FMI, 683-3259.

Monday, March 6
Norfolk Round Table, featuring Valerie Stallings, M.D., director of the city of Norfolk Department of Public Health, 6 p.m., Virginia Rice Webb Room, Webb Center. FMI, 423-4326.



Performances

February 25-27 and March 2-5
University Theatre presents “Moby Dick,” adapted and directed by Leon Ingulsrud: 8 p.m. Thursday to Saturday; 2:30 p.m. Sunday; University Theatre. FMI, 683-5305. $.

Saturday, February 26
Hampton Roads Early Music Society concert, 2 p.m., Chandler Recital Hall, Diehn Center. FMI, 683-3065.



Exhibitions

Through February 27
“That Was Then This Is Now,” noon to 3 p.m. Monday to Thursday, noon to 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, and noon to 4 p.m. Sunday, University Gallery, 350 W. 21st St., Norfolk. FMI, 683-4047.

Friday, March 3
Opening reception for an exhibition featuring woodblock prints and sculptures by James Surls, 7 p.m., University Gallery, 350 W. 21st. St., Norfolk. Exhibit open through April 2. FMI, 683-4047.



Miscellaneous

Friday, February 25
Creative writing program student reading, featuring graduate students Murray Farish and Bo Schwerin (fiction), 7 p.m., Prince Booksellers, 109 E. Main St., Norfolk. FMI, 683-4470.

“Speaking in Tongues,” a poetry reading by featured poet Nick Carbo and Old Dominion poets Gary Short, Luisa Igloria and Jon Pineda, 4 p.m., Filipino American Student Cultural Center. FMI, 683-5111.



Fri., Feb. 25 - Sat., Feb. 26
East Coast College Choir Festival, sponsored by Ebony Impact Gospel Choir: 6-11 p.m. Friday; 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday; Webb Center. FMI, 683-5488. $

Wednesday, March 1

Women’s History Month begins. See Page 5 for details. FMI, 683-4019.

Thursday, March 2
“Hampton Roads Real Estate Review & Forecast,” featuring keynote speaker David Rusk, author of “Cities Without Suburbs” and “Inside Game/Outside Game,” presented by the Old Dominion University Real Estate Center and the Urban Land Institute, 3-6:30 p.m., Chesapeake Conference Center. FMI, 800-321-5011. $

Sat., March 4 - Sat., March 11
Spring break.

Thursday, March 9
Black Student Awards ceremony, 3 p.m., Webb Center. FMI, 683-4406. $.



Sports

Friday, February 25
Baseball team vs. Rutgers, 3 p.m., Bud Metheny Baseball Complex. FMI, 683-4444. $

Saturday, February 26
Baseball team vs. Rutgers, 1 p.m., Bud Metheny Baseball Complex. FMI, 683-4444. $

Sunday, February 27
Baseball team vs. Rutgers, 1 p.m., Bud Metheny Baseball Complex. FMI, 683-4444. $

Friday, March 3
Baseball team vs. Le Moyne, 3 p.m., Bud Metheny Baseball Complex. FMI, 683-4444. $

Saturday, March 4
Baseball team vs. Le Moyne, 1 p.m., Bud Metheny Baseball Complex. FMI, 683-4444. $

Fri., March 3 - Mon., March 6
Men’s basketball CAA Tournament, Richmond Coliseum. FMI, 683-4444. $

Saturday, March 4
Baseball team vs. Le Moyne, 1 p.m., Bud Metheny Baseball Complex. FMI, 683-4444. $

Sunday, March 5
Women’s basketball team vs. VCU, 2 p.m., Field House. FMI, 683-4444. $

Baseball team vs. Le Moyne, 1 p.m., Bud Metheny Baseball Complex. FMI, 683-4444. $

Wed., March 8 - Sat., March 11
Women’s basketball CAA Tournament, Siegel Center. FMI, 683-4444. $

Friday, March 10
Baseball team vs. Princeton, 7 p.m., Bud Metheny Baseball Complex. FMI, 683-4444. $

Saturday, March 11
Baseball team vs. Princeton, 1 p.m., Bud Metheny Baseball Complex. FMI, 683-4444. $

Sunday, March 12
Baseball team vs. Princeton, 3 p.m., Bud Metheny Baseball Complex. FMI, 683-4444. $



Deadlines

Tuesday, February 29
Nominations due for the Kaufman Award, recognizing an exceptional graduating senior. Graduates from Aug. 99, Dec. 99 and May 2000 are eligible. FMI, 683-3442.

Wednesday, March 1
Nominations due for Distinguished Alumni Award, Alumni Service Award, A. Rufus Tonelson Faculty Award and the Alumni Association’s board of directors. FMI, 683-3097.