Calendar of Upcoming Events

JUMP TO: Speakers | Performances | Misc | Exhibits | Sports | Deadlines | Meetings

Calendar notices should be typewritten or printed and submitted to:
Calendar Coordinator, room 100, Koch Hall; e-mail: e-mail sdaniel@odu.edu; FAX 683-5501.

The next Calendar will be dated Jan. 26 to Feb. 11. The deadline for submission of events is noon Thursday, Jan. 18. (FMI is the number for more information; $ indicates an admission fee.)




Speakers
Tuesday, January 16
Alan Flanders, adjunct assistant professor of history, annual meeting of the Sister City Commission (Portsmouth, Va.-Portsmouth, England), noon, sixth floor, Portsmouth City Council Chambers.

Jeffrey Richards, English dept. chair, "Robin or Fieldfare: Joseph Lord and the Origins of Natural Writing in Colonial America," Literature Faculty Forum, 12:30 p.m., Burgess Room, BAL. FMI, 683-3991.

Elaine Jones, director-counsel of the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund, Martin Luther King Jr. Day Lecture, 7:30 p.m., North Cafeteria, Webb Center. FMI, 683-3116.

Thursday, January 18
Mamphela Ramphele, managing director of the World Bank, World Affairs Council symposium, 2:30-4 p.m., H/NN Room, Webb Center. Registration required. FMI, 683-5195.

Stephanie Gutmann, journalist and author, "The Kinder, Gentler Military: Can It Fight?" for the President's Lecture Series, 8 p.m., 104 MGB. FMI, 683-3116.

Thursday, January 25
Frank Batten Jr., chairman of the board of Landmark Communications, College of Business and Public Administration's Landmark Executive-in-Residence Speaker Series, 12:30 p.m., 136 Diehn Center. FMI, 683-3520.

Rear Adm. Christopher W. Cole, commander, Navy Region Mid-Atlantic, Town-N-Gown meeting; reception 5:45 p.m., dinner 6:30 p.m., speech 7:30 p.m., North Cafeteria, Webb Center. Reservations due Jan. 18. FMI, 489-8438. $

Miscellaneous
Monday, January 15
University closed for Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Tuesday, January 16 & 23
"Lunch and Learn with Rabbi Stu Warner," sponsored by ODU Hillel, 12:30-1:30 p.m., Reich Room, Webb Center. FMI, pschulma@odu.edu.

Tues. & Thu., Jan. 18, 23 & 25
"Surf & Turf at Perry Library," offering techniques for searching electronic databases, catalog and the Web, and guided tours, 12:30 p.m., Perry Library. FMI, 683-4178.

Thursday-Sunday, January 25-28
Homecoming, including parade, dance and open houses. See story on Page 1 for schedule. FMI, 683-5454.

Friday-Saturday, January 26-27
Black Male Summit, opening ceremony and dinner, featuring speaker Walter Kimbrough, former director of student activities and leadership, 6-8 p.m. Friday, North Cafeteria, Webb Center; workshops, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Webb Center; keynote address by Carl Brashear, U.S. Navy's first black master chief diver and subject of the film "Men of Honor," 1:30 p.m. Saturday; North Cafeteria, Webb Center. FMI, 683-5490.

Performances
Friday-Saturday, January 19-20
Society of Composers Inc. Region III Conference, sponsored by music department and Diehn Composers Room; concerts at 3 and 8 p.m. Friday and 9 a.m., 2 and 8 p.m. Saturday, Chandler Recital Hall, Diehn Center. FMI, 484-7131.

Thursday-Friday, January 25-26
Student Choreography Showcase, 8 p.m., Diehn Center. FMI, 471-3984. $

Exhibits
Sat.-Sun., Jan. 13-Feb. 4
"Will," an exhibition of 12 painters' works, opening reception, 6 p.m. Jan. 20, University Gallery, 350 W. 21st St., Norfolk. FMI, 683-2355.

Sports
Friday, January 12
Women's basketball team vs. William & Mary, 7:35 p.m., Fieldhouse. FMI, 683-4444. $

Saturday, January 20
Men's basketball team vs. Virginia Commonwealth, 7:35 p.m., Scope. FMI, 683-4444. $

Wednesday, January 24
Women's basketball team vs. Virginia Commonwealth, 7:35 p.m., Fieldhouse. FMI, 683-4444. $

Thursday, January 25
Men's basketball team vs. Norfolk State, 7:35 p.m., Scope. FMI, 683-4444. $

Friday-Saturday, January 26-27
Old Dominion University Baseball Clinic, banquet with keynote address by Major League Baseball Hall of Famer Harmon Killebrew, 6:30 p.m. Friday, Sheraton Norfolk Waterside Hotel; clinic 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Fieldhouse. FMI, 683-4444. $

Saturday, January 27
Men's basketball team vs. Richmond, ("Baskets for Books" promotion to benefit Perry Library), 7:35 p.m., Scope. FMI, 683-4444. $

Saturday, January 28
Women's basketball team vs. Tennessee, 3:30 p.m., Fieldhouse. FMI, 683-4444. $

Deadlines
Friday, January 19
Nominations for Robert L. Stern Award for Excellence in Teaching in the College of Arts and Letters due to nominee's department chair. FMI, 683-3925.

Friday, January 26
Entry deadline for recreational sports dept.'s spring basketball league. Play begins Jan. 31. FMI, 683-3384. $

Entry deadline for recreational sports dept.'s spring tennis tournament. Play begins Feb. 5. FMI, 683-3384.

Meetings
Friday-Saturday, January 12-13
Board of Visitors special meeting, 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Friday; 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday; Virginia Beach Resort Hotel and Conference Center. FMI, 683-3072.

Thursday, January 18
Association of University Administrators Brown Bag Lunch with Glenda Humphreys, director of human resources, noon to 1:15 p.m., Potomac/York River Room, Webb Center. FMI, 683-5474.


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