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 Oct. 4-20. The deadline for submission of events is noon Thursday, Sept. 26.


Speakers

Mon.-Sat., Sept. 30 to Oct. 5

  • 25th Annual Literary Festival, "The Creative Moment: Arts Reunion II." For a complete list of speakers, dates, times and locations visit www.lib.odu.edu/litfest or refer to schedule on this page.

    Friday, Sept. 27

  • Shabbir Akhtar, assistant professor of philosophy and religious studies, "Islam vs. the West: A Battle for Peace," followed by a discussion, 3-5 p.m., Burgess Room, Batten Arts and Letters Building. 683-3861.

    Thursday, Oct. 3

  • President's Lecture Series, featuring author Susan Sontag for the Literary Festival, "Regarding Other People's Pain: War and the Visual Arts," 8 p.m., North and Center Cafeterias, Webb Center. 683-3114.

    Friday, Oct. 4

  • Panel discussion featuring poets Mark Doty and W.D. Snodgrass and painter Donald Roller Wilson (whose works are on display in the University Gallery) for the Literary Festival, "Given That the Painter is a Poet, the Poet Is a Painter ...," 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., 102 Mills Godwin Jr. Building. 683-3991.

    Meetings

    Friday, Sept. 20

  • Institutional Review Board, 1:30 p.m., Hughes Hall conference room (2nd floor). 683-6028.

    Tuesday, Sept. 24

  • Faculty/Staff Alumni Chapter, featuring Elizabeth Wallace, governmental relations coordinator, and John R. Broderick, vice president for institutional advancement, discussing the higher education bond referendum, 12:30 p.m., 1002 Constant Hall. 683-5195.

    Monday, Oct. 7

  • Norfolk Round Table, featuring guest speaker Glenn Scott, an editor for The Virginian-Pilot, 6-7 p.m., Virginia Rice Webb Room, Webb Center.

    Workshops

    Friday, Sept. 20

  • Fall Faculty Program, "Testing," a workshop with Robert Hanny, sponsored by the Virginia Tidewater Consortium, 1-4 p.m., WHRO, 5200 Hampton Blvd., Norfolk. Registration required. 683-3183.

    Tuesday, Sept. 24

  • College of Sciences Thesis and Dissertation Workshops, 3-4 p.m., 200 Oceanography and Physics Building. 683-4418.

    Performances

    Monday, Sept. 23

  • Norfolk Chamber Consort for the Diehn Concert "French Confections," 8 p.m., Chandler Recital Hall, Diehn Fine and Performing Arts Center. 440-1803. $

    Thursday, Sept. 26

  • Faculty Chamber Music Recital, featuring Mike Murphy on guitar, Leslie Stewart on violin and viola, and Patti Waters on flute, 7:30 p.m., Chandler Recital Hall, Diehn Fine and Performing Arts Center. 683-4061.

    Exhibits

    Sat.-Sun., Sept. 28 to Oct. 27

  • "God Is Near: The Paintings of Donald Roller Wilson," reception, 5-7 p.m. Oct. 5, University Gallery, 350 W. 21st St., Norfolk. 683-2355 or www.donaldrollerwilson.com.

    Miscellaneous

    Friday, Sept. 20

  • Block Party/Open House, 4-7 p.m., Hugo A. Owens African American Cultural Center. Sponsored by Multicultural Student Services. 683-5490.

    Monday, Sept. 23

  • Cultural Connections, a reception for Latino and Hispanic students, 3-5 p.m., Baptist Student Union. Sponsored by Multicultural Student Services. 683-4406.
  • "Tracing Our Latino Roots Back to Africa," exploring the Latino and African American cultures, 7-9 p.m., Hampton/Newport News Room, Webb Center. Sponsored by Sigma Lambda Upsilon and Senoritas Latinas Unidas Sorority. 683-4406.

    Tuesday, Sept. 24

  • Voter registration drive, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., South Mall, Webb Center. 683-4406.
  • Surf 'n' Turf at Perry Library: "Surf" for techniques for searching the library catalog, journal article database and Web, 12:30 p.m., Perry Library lobby. 683-4178 or 683-4182.
  • "Differences Within Ourselves: Light Skin vs. Dark Skin," a look at light-skinned vs. dark-skinned Latinas, 7:30-9:30 p.m., York River Room, Webb Center. Sponsored by Sigma Lambda Upsilon and Senoritas Latinas Unidas Sorority. 683-4406.
  • Sexual assault awareness and prevention program, sponsored by the Women's Center, 8 p.m., Monarch House, second floor lounge. 683-4109.

    Wednesday, Sept. 25

  • "Mi Familia," an exploration of struggles of Latina women arriving in America, 7-9 p.m., Chesapeake Room, Webb Center. Sponsored by Sigma Lambda Upsilon and Senoritas Latinas Unidas Sorority. 683-4406.

    Wednesday, Sept. 25 & Oct. 2

  • Information sessions for employees who don't have a bachelor's degree but would like to pursue one and possibly earn credit for workplace learning, sponsored by the human resources department: 12:30-1:30 p.m. Sept. 25, James/Lynnhaven River Room, Webb Center; and 12:30-1:30 p.m. Oct. 2, York/Potomac River Room, Webb Center. Registration forms available at www.odu.edu/af/humanresources/training/bsis.doc. 683-3186.

    Thursday, Sept. 26

  • Surf 'n' Turf at Perry Library: Tour the library to get the lay of the "turf" and how to use its resources effectively, 12:30 p.m., Perry Library lobby. 683-4178 or 683-4182.
  • Sexual assault awareness and prevention program, sponsored by the Women's Center, 12:30 p.m., Isle of Wight Room, Webb Center. 683-4109.
  • "Fair Play: A Community Conversation on Race, Class and Ethnicity in the News," 6-9 p.m., North Cafeteria, Webb Center. Reservations requested, 222-5559 or mrahman@pilotonline.com.

    Mon. & Tues., Sept. 30 & Oct. 1

  • Self-Defense Awareness Seminar, 4:30-5:30 p.m., south balcony, H&PE Building. 683-4624.

    Mon.-Fri., Sept. 30 to Oct. 4

  • Fall Health and Wellness Week, information booths sponsored by Yon Student Health Services, noon to 1 p.m. Mon., Wed. and Fri., 12:30-1:30 p.m. Tues. and Thurs., North Mall, Webb Center. 683-5927 or 5117.

    Tuesday, Oct. 1

  • Christening of the Fay Slover research vessel, 4-6 p.m., Nauticus, downtown Norfolk. 683-3126.

    Sports

    Friday, Sept. 20

  • Women's soccer team vs. Arkansas, 7 p.m., Soccer Stadium. 683-4444. $

    Sunday, Sept. 22

  • Women's soccer team vs. American, 1 p.m., Soccer Stadium. 683-4444. $

    Thursday, Sept. 26

  • Field hockey team vs. James Madison, 6:30 p.m., Foreman Field. 683-4444.

    Saturday, Sept. 28

  • Field hockey team vs. VCU, 1 p.m., Foreman Field. 683-4444.
  • Women's soccer team vs. James Madison, 7 p.m., Soccer Stadium. 683-4444. $

    Sunday, Sept. 29

  • Field hockey team vs. Virginia, 1 p.m., Foreman Field. 683-4444.

    Saturday, Oct. 5

  • Recreational Sports Dept.'s Fall Monarch Classic Golf Tournament, Bide-A-Wee Golf Course, Portsmouth. Reservations required by Oct. 2. 683-3384 or recsports@odu.edu. $

    Deadlines

    Friday, Sept. 20

  • Nominations due for USA Today's "Best and Brightest" competition. Send completed forms to 2008 Webb Center. 683-3442.

    Tuesday, Oct. 1

  • Parking decals must be displayed. 683-4004.

    Wednesday, Oct. 2

  • Nominations due for Department of Human Resources' Customer Relations Employee and Department of the Year awards. 683-3059.