Calendar notices should be submitted to: Calendar Coordinator, 100 Koch Hall; e-mail: sdaniel@odu.edu; fax: 683-5501. The next Calendar will be dated Dec. 13 to Jan. 16. The deadline for submission of events is noon Thursday, Dec. 2. (FMI is the number for more information; $ indicates an admission fee.)

Meetings

Wednesday, December 1
"Commonwealth's New Compensation Plan," a general meeting sponsored by the Hourly and Classified Employees Association, with guest speaker Glenda Humphreys, director of human resources, 2 p.m., Cape Charles/Isle of Wight Room, Webb Center.

Thursday, December 9
Board of Visitors, 2:30 p.m., Va. Beach Higher Education Center. (See Page 2 for times of committee meetings). FMI, 683-3072.



Speakers

Friday, November 19
Brenda Fajardo, visiting professor of visual art at St. Norbert College, De Pere, Wis., "Art-Making as Revisionary History," for the Manuel A. Viray Filipino-American Studies Lecture Series, 12:30-1:30 p.m., 151 Perry Library. FMI, 683-5586.

Nick Bigelow, University of Rochester, "Space-based Ultracold Atomic Physics," for the Physics Dept. Colloquia, 3-4 p.m., 200 Oceanography and Physics Bldg.; refreshments at 2:30 p.m. FMI, 683-5804.

Tuesday, November 30
John Tabb, veteran of the American Battle of the Bulge and professor emeritus of economics, "Normandy and the Battle of the Bulge," part of President James V. Koch's "Topics in Modern History: World War II as Seen Through Modern Eyes" class, 8:30 p.m., 202 Gornto Center; reservations suggested. FMI, 683-3018.

Thursday, December 2
U.S. Sen. Paul Sarbanes (D-Md.), guest speaker for the inaugural lecture in the Hellenic Cultural Studies Program's Odyssey Lecture Series, 8 p.m., MGB auditorium. FMI, 683-Michael Fine, biology dept., VCU, "The Toadfish Swimbladder as a Sound-producing Organ: A New Paradigm?" for the Biological Sciences Seminar Series, 12:30 p.m., 101 MGB. FMI, 683-4361.

Friday, December 3
Joe Saur, of Keane Federal Systems, "Y2K: How Ready Are We?" for the Physics Dept. Colloquia, 3-4 p.m., 200 Oceanography and Physics Bldg.; refreshments at 2:30 p.m. FMI, 683-5804.

Monday, December 6

Mark M. Zandi, chief economist and co-founder of Dismal Sciences (formerly Regional Financial Associates), for the Economics Club of Hampton Roads luncheon, noon, Sheraton Norfolk Waterside Hotel. FMI, 683-3520. $

Jane Turet, retired nurse and community worker, "The League of Women Voters" for the Norfolk Round Table, 6-7 p.m., Virginia Rice Webb Room, Webb Center. FMI, 423-4326.

Tuesday, December 7
Jonathan Moreno, director of the Center for Bioethics at the University of Virginia, will discuss his recent book, "Undue Risk: Secret State Experiments on Humans," 12:30 p.m., Burgess Room, BAL. FMI, 683-3861.

Thursday, December 9
Lindsay Boring, of the J.W. Jones Ecological Research Center, Newton, Ga., "Influences of Fire on Nitrogen Dynamics in Longleaf Pine-Wiregrass Ecosystems" for the Biological Sciences Seminar Series, 12:30 p.m., 101 MGB. FMI, 683-4361.



Workshops/Seminars

Saturday, November 20
Integrated visual and theatre arts workshop, led by Brenda Fajardo, visiting professor of visual art at St. Norbert College, De Pere, Wis., 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., 216 Visual Arts Bldg. FMI, 683-5111.

Monday, November 22
Opera workshop, led by director Frank Ward, 4 p.m., Chandler Recital Hall, Diehn Center. FMI, 683-4061.

Tuesday, November 30
"Beyond Data Tables: Using GIS to Map the Census," led by social sciences reference librarian Stuart Frazer, 2-3 p.m., 163 Perry Library. FMI, 683-5910.



Performances

Friday, November 19
Capriole in concert, 8 p.m., Chandler Recital Hall, Diehn Center. FMI, 683-4061. $

Fri. - Sat., November 19-20
Dance Theatre Fall Concert, 8 p.m. Friday, 2 and 8 p.m. Saturday, University Theatre. FMI, 683-4354. $

November 19-21; December 1-5
University Theatre premiere of "The Moon Cuckoo," adapted and directed by Joseph Feinstein; Sunday performances at 2:30 p.m., all other performances at 8 p.m., Stables Theatre. FMI, 683-3828. $

Friday, November 26
The Canterbury Coffeehouse, featuring 1999 national mountain dulcimer champion Lee Rowe, sponsored by the Canterbury Center and Tidewater Friends of Folk Music, 7:30-10 p.m., Canterbury Center. FMI, 825-3530. $

Monday, November 29
University Brass Quintet, 7:30 p.m., Chandler Recital Hall, Diehn Center. FMI, 683-4061.

Fri. - Sun., December 3-5
Madrigal Banquet, featuring the food and music of Spain, 6:30 p.m. Diehn Center. Call 683-4444 for reservations. FMI, 683-4061. $

Tuesday, December 7
University Vocal Jazz Ensemble Christmas Concert, directed by Nancy Klein, 7:30 p.m., Chandler Recital Hall, Diehn Center. FMI, 683-4061.

Sat. - Sun., December 11-12
"The Nutcracker," presented by the Old Dominion University Ballet, 8 p.m. Saturday and 3 p.m. Sunday, Chrysler Hall. For tickets, call Ticket Master at 671-8100 or the Scope Box Office, 664-6464. FMI, 683-4486. $

Sunday, December 12
Virginia Stage Company's "A Christmas Carol," play and buffet reception sponsored by the Alumni Association, 2 p.m., Wells Theatre. Reservations required. FMI, 683-3120. $



Readings Friday, November 19

Creative writing program's Fall Reading Series, with Dina Sleiman (poetry) and Norton Girault (fiction), 7 p.m., Prince Books, 109 E. Main St., Norfolk. FMI, 683-4770.



Exhibitions

Through November 28
1999 Annual Southeastern College Art Conference Members Exhibition, sponsored by the University Gallery, Chrysler Museum of Art Community Gallery. FMI, 683-4047.



Miscellaneous

Wednesday, November 24
University closes at noon for Thanksgiving break. The university will also be closed all day Nov. 25-26.

Thursday, December 2 and 9
Worship and lunch, sponsored by Canterbury Center for Campus Ministry, 12:30 p.m., worship; 1 p.m., lunch, Canterbury Center. FMI, 489-9096.

Fri. - Sun., December 3-5
Madrigal Banquet, featuring the food and music of Spain, 6:30 p.m. Diehn Center. Call 683-4444 for reservations. FMI, 683-4061. $

Sunday, December 5
Open house for Weekend College, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., North Mall, Webb Center. FMI, 683-6388.

"Kwanzaa: Celebrating an African-American Tradition," sponsored by Office of Multicultural Student Services, 4 p.m., Webb Center. Free to Old Dominion faculty, staff and students with university I.D. and to children 8 and under (general admission is $5). FMI, 683-4406.

Wednesday, December 8
Faculty/staff breakfast, sponsored by Canterbury Center for Campus Ministry, 7:30 a.m., Canterbury Center. FMI, 489-9096. $

Friday, December 10
Senior Toast, 4 p.m., North Cafeteria, Webb Center. FMI, 683-3446.

Saturday, December 11
Final exams begin for fall semester, continuing through Dec. 18.



Symposia/Conferences

Saturday, November 20
"Minority Business Growth and Development: Good Business Sense for the New Millennium," the 1999 Legislative Conference/Workshop of the Virginia State Legislative Black Caucus, featuring U.S. Sen. Chuck Robb as luncheon speaker, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Webb Center. FMI, 804-323-1990. $

Sat. - Sun., November 20-21
"Natural Vision Improvement" symposium, sponsored by Darden College of Education, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Sheraton Inn Oceanfront Hotel, Va. Beach. FMI, 683-4686. $

Thursday, December 2
"Lessons in Leadership Employee Developmental Series" distinguished speakers program, featuring best-selling business author Bob Nelson, 8:30-11:30 a.m. or 1:30-4:30 p.m., Downtown Norfolk Waterside Marriott. Sponsored by the Darden College of Education and the Center for Global Business and Executive Education. FMI, 800-873-3451. $



Sports

Friday, November 19
Women's basketball team vs. Hampton, 7:35 p.m., Field House. FMI, 683-4444. $

Saturday, November 20
Men's basketball team vs. UT-Chattanooga, 2 p.m., Field House. FMI, 683-4444. $

Saturday, December 4
Men's basketball team vs. Washington, 7:35 p.m., Scope. FMI, 683-4444. $

Friday, December 10
Women's basketball team vs. Virginia, 7:35 p.m., Field House. FMI, 683-4444. $

Saturday, December 11
Men's basketball team vs. New Orleans, 7:35 p.m., Field House. FMI, 683-4444. $

Sunday, December 12
Women's basketball team vs. Denver, 2 p.m., Field House. FMI, 683-4444. $



Deadlines

Monday, November 22
Food and monetary donations to the HACE Thanksgiving Baskets project are due 8:30 a.m. Nov. 22. FMI, 683-3093.

Tuesday, November 30
Paper abstracts due for Graduate Programs in International Studies' April 14-15 graduate conference, "Interdisciplinary Perspective on Regional and Global Issues." FMI, 683-4669.

Submissions due for Friends of Women's Studies' Transforming Women Anthology Project. FMI, 683-3929 or 683-2939.

Wednesday, December 1
Applications due for employee and dependent tuition assistance for the spring semester. FMI, 683-4237.

Applications due from faculty for grants to internationalize lower-level courses, sponsored by the College of Arts and Letters' Teaching Across Borders Initiative. FMI, 683-3941.

Monday, December 6
Reservations due from faculty and staff for Senior Toast. FMI, 683-3446.