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Calendar notices should be typed and submitted to: Calendar Coordinator, 100 Koch Hall; e-mail:
sdaniel@odu.edu; fax: 683-5501.

The next Calendar will be dated April 11 to May 18. The deadline for submission of events is noon Thursday, April 3.

Speakers
Meetings
Exhibits
Conferences
Workshops
Performances
Miscellaneous
Films
Sports
Deadlines
Coming soon to the Ted Constant Center


Speakers
Monday, March 17
Mumtaz Ahmad, adjunct professor of history, “U.S.-Afghanistan,” for the Great Decisions Lecture Series,
3-4:15 p.m., Burgess Room, BAL Building.

Tuesday, March 18
Frederick Lubich, professor of foreign languages and literatures, “Lurching Towards Walpurgis Night: The Third Reich and Its Uterine Flights and Fancies,” for the Literature Faculty Forum, 12:30-1:30 p.m., Burgess Room, BAL Building. 683-3991

Wednesday, March 19
Helen Epstein, memoirist and former journalist, “Women’s Memoirs: What Goes In, What’s Left Out?” for the Friends of Women’s Studies Dinner, 6:30 p.m., H/NN Room, Webb Center. 683-3823. $

Thursday, March 20
James McPherson, Princeton University historian, “When Will This Cruel War Be Over: The Problem of Peace in the Midst of War,” for the President’s Lecture Series, 8 p.m., MGB auditorium. 683-3114

Thursday, March 27
Gene Sperling, senior fellow for economic policy and director of the Center on Universal Education at the Council on Foreign Relations, for the Economics Club of Hampton Roads luncheon, noon, Sheraton Waterside Hotel, Norfolk. 683-4058. $

Anne Simon, science adviser to the television program “The X-Files, “The Real Science Behind ‘The X-Files,’” for the President’s Lecture Series, 8 p.m., MGB auditorium. 683-3114

Thursday, April 3
Jeffrey P. Black, president and CEO of Teleflex Inc., for the Landmark Executive-in-Residence Speaker Series, 12:30-1:15 p.m., 1005 Constant Hall. 683-3520

Kerry Kennedy Cuomo, founder of the Robert F. Kennedy Memorial Center for Human Rights, “Speak Truth to Power,”for the President’s Lecture Series, 8 p.m., MGB auditorium. 683-3114

Monday, April 7
Mona Newsome Wicks, director of the University of Tennessee-Memphis nursing program, “Seeking Professional Nursing Excellence Through Cultural Competence,” for the first Spring Symposium of the ODU chapter of the International Nursing Honor Society, 5:30 p.m., Sheraton Norfolk Waterside. Reservations are due March 17. srita@odu.edu or 683-5428. $

Friday, April 11
Amy Kaplan, president of the American Studies Association, “Homeland Insecurities: Reflections on Language and Space,” keynote address for the Virginia Humanities Conference, “States of Emergency: Crisis and the Humanities,” 8 p.m., 102 MGB. 683-3719

Saturday, April 12
Yugoslavian-born Boris Zakic, a professor at Kentucky’s Georgetown College, a lecture and slide show, “On Translation,” 3 p.m., 136 Diehn Center, part of the Virginia Humanities Conference. 683-3719


Meetings
Monday, March 17
Board of Visitors Executive Committee, 3 p.m., Board Room, Webb Center. 683-3072

Tuesday, March 18
Faculty Senate, 3-4:15 p.m., Ports./Ches. Room, Webb Center. 683-3427

Friday, March 21
Association of University Administrators brown bag luncheon, featuring gardening tips and an overview of campus landscaping plans by Pat King, buildings and grounds superintendent, noon to 1 p.m., James/
Lynnhaven River Room, Webb Center. 683-3773

Thurs. & Fri., April 10-11
Board of Visitors meeting, times TBA, Webb Center. 683-3072


Exhibits
Sat., March 29 to Sun., April 27

“On Translations,” allegorical paintings by Yugoslavian-born Boris Zakic, a professor at Kentucky’s Georgetown College, as part of the Virginia Humanities Conference, University Gallery, 350 W. 21st St., Norfolk. 683-2355

Saturday, April 12
Reception for “On Translations,” allegorical paintings by Boris Zakic, as part of the Virginia Humanities Conference, 7 p.m., University Gallery, 350 W. 21st St., Norfolk. 683-2355


Conferences
Fri. to Sun., April 4-6
International symposium, “Music and Literature: The Universal in Foreign Languages,” sponsored by the foreign languages and literatures department, times and locations TBA. 683-3981

Fri. & Sat., April 11-12
Virginia Humanities Conference, “States of Emergency: Crisis and the Humanities,” the annual interdisciplinary meeting of the Virginia Humanities Association, sponsored by ODU’s Humanities Institute. 683-3719 or www.odu.edu/al/hum/vhc03.html


Workshops
Friday, March 21
“Composing the Narrative and Project Design,” part of a series on grant writing, presented by Susan Meslang, director of grants and research development, Darden College of Education, H/NN Room, Webb Center. 683-4686. $

Friday, April 5
“Grant Writing Basics,” part of a series on grant writing, presented by Susan Meslang, director of grants and research development, Darden College of Education, Northern Virginia Higher Education Center, Webb Center. 683-4686. $


Performances
Saturday, March 22
Classical Period Piano Competition, finalists performance, 2 p.m., Chandler Recital Hall, Diehn Center. 683-4061.

Monday, March 24
F. Ludwig Diehn Concert Series, featuring pianist David Breitman, 8 p.m., , Chandler Recital Hall, Diehn Center. 683-3020 (tickets: 683-5305). $

Fri. to Sun., March 28-30
Playtime Theatre for All Ages production of “Off the Wall,” by Courtney Wolters, directed by Frankie Little Hardin, 7 p.m. Fri.; 11 a.m., 2:30 and 7 p.m. Sat; 2:30 p.m. Sun., Univ. Theatre. 683-5305. $

Thurs. - Sat., April 10-12
University Dance Theatre Spring Concert, 8 p.m. Thurs. and Fri; 2 and 8 p.m. Sat., Univ. Theatre. 683-5305. $

Sunday, April 13
Old Dominion University/Christopher Newport University Combined Symphony Orchestra, featuring winners of the ODU student concerto competition, conducted by Leslie Stewart, assistant professor of music, 3 p.m., Univ. Theatre. 683-4061.


Miscellaneous
Saturday, March 15

Great Computer Challenge for grades 6-12, sponsored by the Office of Computing and Communications Services, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m., Webb Center. 683-3203

Wednesday, March 19
Big Blue “Major” Experience Fair, for students with questions regarding majors, minors and clusters, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., North Mall, Webb Center. 683-43699

Wednesday, March 26
Spring Job Fair for students, 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m., North Mall, Webb Center. 683-4388

College of Health Sciences Research Day, featuring posters and presentations on the latest research projects by students and faculty, 4-7 p.m., River Rooms and H/NN Room, Webb Center. 683-5150

Saturday, March 29
Admissions Open House, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Webb Center. 683-3650 or visit@odu.edu

Sat. & Sun., March 29-30
Term Paper Triage, for students who need help finding scholarly articles and citing sources properly, etc., for research papers, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sat. and 1-3 p.m. Sun., 163 Perry Library. 683-5908

Saturday, April 5
Womengineers Day, hosted by the College of Engineering and Technology to provide information, support systems, networking opportunities, and scholarship and financial aid information, and to discuss issues facing women in engineering, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Kaufman Hall. 683-3789

Monday, April 7
Friends of the Library Author Dinner, featuring guest speaker Sheri Reynolds, associate professor of English, 6 p.m. reception, 7 p.m. dinner, 8 p.m. program, River Rooms, Webb Center. 683-4141. $


Films
Friday, March 21
“Musa,” a Korean film (with subtitles), for the “Experiencing Asia on Film” series, sponsored by the Institute of Asian Studies, 7 p.m. 1002 Constant Hall. jchen@odu.edu or 495-3652

Friday, March 28
“The Road Home,” a Chinese film (with subtitles), for the “Experiencing Asia on Film” series, sponsored by the Institute of Asian Studies, 7 p.m. 1002 Constant Hall. jchen@odu.edu or 495-3652

Mon., March 31 to Fri., April 4
Sixth Annual Film and Video Festival, “Sound Tracks: Music in Film and Television” (see schedule on Page 4).


Sports
Fri. & Sat., March 14-15
Women’s Basketball Colonial Athletic Association Tournament: semifinals at 5 and 7:30 p.m. Fri.; finals at 4 p.m. Sat., Constant Center. 683-4444. $

Friday, March 21
Baseball team vs. Brown, 3 p.m., Bud Metheny Baseball Complex. 683-4444. $

Saturday, March 22
Baseball team vs. Brown, 1 p.m., Bud Metheny Baseball Complex. 683-4444. $

Sat. & Mon., March 22 & 24
Women’s Basketball NCAA Tournament, rounds 1 and 2, times and teams TBA, Constant Center. 683-4444. $

Sunday, March 23
Baseball team vs. Brown, 1 p.m., Bud Metheny Baseball Complex. 683-4444. $

Monday, March 24
John R. Tabb Memorial Golf Tournament, to benefit the John R. Tabb Endowment Fund of the ODU Educational Foundation, 9:30 a.m. check-in, 11 a.m. shotgun start, Sleepy Hole Golf Course, Suffolk. 423-5723 or jotabbhayden@cox.net. $

Friday, March 28
Baseball team vs. George Mason, 7 p.m., Bud Metheny Baseball Complex. 683-4444. $

Saturday, March 29
Baseball team vs. George Mason, 5 p.m., Bud Metheny Baseball Complex. 683-4444. $

Sunday, March 30
Baseball team vs. George Mason, 2 p.m., Bud Metheny Baseball Complex. 683-4444. $

Tuesday, April 1
Baseball team vs. Norfolk Tides, Harbor Park, 683-4444. $

Tuesday, April 8
Baseball team vs. VMI, 7 p.m., Bud Metheny Baseball Complex. 683-4444. $

Friday, April 11
Baseball team vs. UNC-Wilmington, 7 p.m., Bud Metheny Baseball Complex. 683-4444. $

Saturday, April 12
Baseball team vs. UNC-Wilmington, 5 p.m., Bud Metheny Baseball Complex. 683-4444. $

Sunday, April 13
Baseball team vs. UNC-Wilmington, 2 p.m., Bud Metheny Baseball Complex. 683-4444. $


Deadlines
Monday, March 31
Nominations due in the Office of Alumni Relations for the A. Rufus Tonelson Faculty Award. 683-3097

Monday, March 17
Nominations due for Administrator of the Year Award; nominations should be sent to Bruce Lynch, 1526 Webb Center, blynch@odu.edu. 683-4401

Monday, Feb. 24
Registration due for the Feb. 27 Community of Science Workshop for faculty, sponsored by the Office of Research. 683-3460


Coming soon to the Ted Constant Center
Friday, March 28
Concert featuring rappers Cash Money Millionaires, Clipse and Foxy Brown, 7:30 p.m.

Tuesday, April 1
Concert featuring harder rockers Disturbed, opened by TapRoot and Chevelle, 7:30 p.m.

Saturday, April 5
Concert featuring rhythm and blues legends the Dells, also with the Emotions, Bloodstone and Enchantment, 8 p.m.

Thurs. - Sun., April 10-13
Dragon Tales Live: “Missing Music Mystery,” a production of the top-rated children’s show on PBS, 7 p.m. Thurs.; 10:30 a.m. and 7 p.m. Fri.; 10:30 a.m., 2 p.m. and 5:30 p.m. Sat.; 2 p.m. Sun.

For tickets to any of these events, visit the Constant Center box office or any Ticketmaster location. Tickets can also be charged by phone by calling Ticketmaster at 671-8100, or by logging on to www.ticketmaster.com. For more information about these or future events, visit the Constant Center Web site at www.constantcenter.com or call 683-4444. CAA and NCAA women’s basketball tournament dates are listed in the main calendar on this page.