Calendar of Upcoming Events

Calendar notices should be typewritten or printed and submitted to: Calendar Coordinator, room 100, New Administration Building; e-mail: e-mail eharders@odu.edu; FAX 683-5501. The next Calendar will be dated April 19 to May 19. The deadline for submission of events is noon Thursday, April 11.


Speakers

Friday, April 5

  • John D. Caputo, David R. Cook Professor of Philosophy at Villanova University, "The Prayers and Tears of Jacques Derrida: Deconstruction and Religion," 3 p.m., Burgess Room, BAL. FMI, 683-4025.
  • Mark Hollis of MIT Lincoln Lab, "CANARY Biosensor Development (Cellular Analysis and Notification of Antigen Risks and Yields)" for the Electrical and Computer Engineering Seminar Series, 3 p.m., 224 Kaufman Hall. FMI, 683-3741.

Monday, April 8

  • Chris Drake, professor of geography, "AIDS in Africa" for the Model United Nations Great Decisions Lecture Series, 3-4:15 p.m., 706 BAL. FMI, 683-3923 or gobeilj@odu.edu.
  • Kimberly Reece of the Virginia Institute of Marine Science for the Center for Coastal Physical Oceanography Seminar Series, 3:30 p.m., Crittenton Hall. FMI, 683-4945 or seminar @ccpo.odu.edu.

Tuesday, April 9

  • President Roseann Runte, "Beaumarchais: Prélude à L'Opéra" at a meeting of the Alliance Française, 7 p.m. Elizabeth River Room, Webb Center. FMI, 683-3159.

Thursday, April 11

  • Natalie Zemon Davis, historian and author, "Braided Histories: Jews, Africans and Philosophes in 18th-Century Suriname" for the President's Lecture Series, 8 p.m., MGB Auditorium. FMI, 683-3114.

Friday, April 12

  • Hal R. Varian, dean, School of Information Management and Systems, UC-Berkeley, for the Economics Club of Hampton Roads, noon to 1:30 p.m., Sheraton Waterside Hotel, Norfolk. FMI, 683-4058. $
  • Vishnu Lakdawala and Glenn Gerdin, associate professors of ECE, "Development of a Digital Acquisition System for Partial Discharges" for the Electrical and Computer Engineering Seminar Series, 3 p.m., 224 Kaufman Hall. FMI, 683-3741; dharamsi@ece.odu.edu.

Monday, April 15

  • Glen Sussman, associate professor of political science and geography, "Energy and the Environment" for the Model United Nations Great Decisions Lecture Series, 3-4:15 p.m., Burgess Room, BAL. FMI, 683-3923 or gobeilj@odu.edu.
  • Baris Salihoglu of CCPO for the Center for Coastal Physical Oceanography Seminar Series, 3:30 p.m., Crittenton Hall. FMI, 683-4945 or ccpo.odu.edu.

Tuesday, April 16

  • Clarence Ray of Duke Energy for the Landmark Executive-in-Residence Series, 12:30 p.m., Constant Hall. FMI, 683-3319 or www.odu.edu/execspeakers.
  • Kelly Hankin, assistant professor of English, "Lesbian Locations: The Production of Lesbian Bar Space in 'The Killing of Sister George'" for the Literature Faculty Forum, 12:30-1:30 p.m., Burgess Room, BAL. FMI, 683-3991.

Thursday, April 18

  • Grace Pow Simpson, Poet Laureate of Virginia, "Aesthetics in Education," 8 p.m., North Mall, Webb Center. FMI, 683-3928.

Meetings

Wednesday, April 10

  • Faculty Senate organizational meeting, 3-4:15 p.m., Portsmouth/Chesapeake Room, Webb Center. FMI, 683-3427.

Thurs.-Fri., April 11-12

  • Board of Visitors spring meeting: committee meetings from 2:30-4:30 p.m. April 11 and from 9 a.m. to noon April 12 in the River Rooms, Webb Center; full board, 1:15 p.m. April 12, Board of Visitors Room, Webb Center. FMI, 683-3072.

Tuesday, April 16

  • Institutional Review Board, 3-5 p.m., Koch Hall Board Room. FMI, 683-6028.

Wednesday, April 17

  • Faculty Senate, 3-4:15 p.m., Portsmouth/Chesapeake Room, Webb Center. FMI, 683-3427.

Exhibits

Through Wednesday, May 10

  • Faculty Scholarly Research and Publications Exhibit, Perry Library Lobby. FMI, 683-4186.

Saturday, April 6

  • Opening reception for "Brenda Wright: I Have Come This Far, A Photographic Journey," 7 p.m., University Gallery, 350 W. 21st St., Norfolk. Exhibit continues through May 5. FMI, 683-2355.

Performances

Fri.-Sat., April 5-6

  • Musical, "The Fantasticks," directed by Kevin Long, 8 p.m., Chandler Recital Hall, Diehn Center. FMI, 683-4061.

Monday, April 8

  • Norfolk Chamber Consort, "Bach Harpsichord Concerto Bash," 8 p.m., Chandler Recital Hall, Diehn Center. FMI, 440-1803. $
  • The Frailache Klezmer Band, for the Fifth Annual International Symposium, 8 p.m., South Cafeteria, Webb Center. FMI, 683-3973.

Friday, April 12

  • University Percussion Ensemble, 7:30 p.m., Chandler Recital Hall, Diehn Center. FMI, 683-4061.

Tuesday, April 16

  • University Contemporary Music Ensemble, under the direction of Andrey Kasparov, assistant professor of music, and featuring Argentine composer Alicia Terzian, for the F. Ludwig Diehn Residency Program, 7:30 p.m., Chandler Recital Hall, Diehn Center. FMI, 683-3020.

Thursday, April 18

  • University Symphony Orchestra, under the direction of Leslie Stewart, assistant professor of music and featuring student winners of the concerto competition, 7:30 p.m., Chandler Recital Hall, Diehn Center. FMI, 683-4061.

Thurs.-Sat., April 18-20

  • University Dance Theatre Spring Concert, 8 p.m. Thurs. and Fri., 2 and 8 p.m. Sat., University Theatre. FMI, 683-4354. $

Fri.-Sun., April 19-21

  • University Theatre Spring Performance Festival, 8 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday, 2:30 p.m. Sunday, Stables Theatre. Performances also April 23-28. FMI, 683-5305. $

Films

Saturday, April 6

  • "The Nasty Girl" (Michael Verhoeven, 1991) for the Fifth Annual International Symposium, 8 p.m., MGB Auditorium. FMI, 683-3973 or 683-6372.

Mon.-Sat., April 8-13

  • Fifth Annual Film and Video Festival: "Visions of Peace and War," presentation and analysis of some 25 commercial blockbusters, independent and foreign films, television programs and documentaries. See story on Page 4. For a complete schedule of events see www.odu.edu/filmfest. FMI, 683-5174.

Tuesday, April 9

  • "The Marriage of Maria Braun" (R.W. Fassbinder, 1979) for the German Film Series, Fifth Annual International Symposium, and Film and Video Festival, 4 p.m., 107 Diehn Center. FMI, 683-3973 or 683-6372.

Tuesday, April 16

  • "Funny Games" (Michael Haneke, 1997) for the German Film Series "New German Film: Beyond Fascism," , 4:20 p.m., 107 Diehn Center. FMI, 683-6372.

Symposiums/Seminars

Sat.-Tues., April 6-9

  • Fifth Annual International Symposium, "Jewish Culture - Western Civilization - And Beyond," featuring more than 40 scholars and writers from the United States and Europe. Guy Stern of Wayne State University will deliver the keynote address, "Growing Up Jewish in Weimar Germany: A Personal Kaleidoscope," 5:30 p.m. April 7, Temple Ohef Sholom, 530 Raleigh Ave., Norfolk. FMI, see story on Page 3. For a complete schedule of speakers visit www.odu.edu/al/lang. FMI, 683-3973.

Tuesday, April 16

  • ITPro Seminar, 6-7 p.m., Peninsula Higher Education Center. FMI, 518-2500.

Workshops

Saturday, April 6

  • SPEAK '02 Diversity Lab, featuring workshops for student leaders on promoting diversity on campus, 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., followed by a cultural celebration from 1:30-3:30 p.m., Webb Center. FMI, 683-3446.

Fri.-Sat., April 12-13

  • Mid-Atlantic Association of Language Learning Technology, featuring hands-on workshops, sessions and panels on using technology to teach foreign language in high schools, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., location TBA. FMI, 683-4455 or bfacer@odu.edu. $

Miscellaneous

Fri.-Sat., April 5-6

  • Relay for Life, to benefit the American Cancer Society, 7 p.m. April 5 to 9 a.m. April 6, Powhatan Field. FMI, 683-3446.

Monday, April 8

  • "Term Paper Triage," offering expert help from library and Writing Center professionals, 1-4 p.m., 163 Perry Library. FMI, 683-4186.

Saturday, April 13

  • Wellness Day, featuring Deepak Chopra, M.D., pioneer of alternative medicine. Wellness workshops and vendor displays from 9 a.m. to noon, followed by Dr. Chopra's presentation from 1-4 p.m., Field House. FMI, 683-4256. $

Mon.-Fri., April 15-19

  • Preregistration for summer and fall semesters, Registrar's Office and Leo Online. FMI, 683-4425.

Thursday, April 18

  • Individual financial planning session with TIAA-CREF, available from 9:15 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. (call for an appointment), Rabbi Reich Room, Webb Center. FMI, 800-842-2008.

Sports

Friday, April 5

  • Baseball team vs. Virginia Commonwealth, 7 p.m., Bud Metheny Baseball Complex. FMI, 683-4444. $

Saturday, April 6

  • Baseball team vs. Virginia Commonwealth, 5 p.m., Bud Metheny Baseball Complex. FMI, 683-4444. $

Sunday, April 7

  • Baseball team vs. Virginia Commonwealth, 2 p.m., Bud Metheny Baseball Complex. FMI, 683-4444. $

Tuesday, April 9

  • Baseball team vs. Richmond, 5 p.m., Bud Metheny Baseball Complex. FMI, 683-4444. $

Tuesday, April 16

  • Baseball team vs. Liberty, 7 p.m., Bud Metheny Baseball Complex. FMI, 683-4444. $

Saturday, April 20

  • Spring Golf Tournament, sponsored by recreational sports department, Bide-A-Wee Golf Course. Registration due April 12. FMI, 683-3384. $

Deadlines

Friday, April 12

  • Registration for Spring Golf Tournament due to the recreational sports department, 192 H&PE Building. FMI, 683-3384. $