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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 May 16 to June 15. The deadline for submission of events is noon
Thursday, May 8.

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


Speakers
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, 8 p.m., 102 MGB. 683-3719

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

Monday, April 14
Chris Drake, professor of geography, “International Food Wars: Growing Controversies,” part of the Great Decisions Lecture Series, 3-4:15 p.m., Burgess Room, BAL Bldg.

Wednesday, April 16
Geoffrey Leigh of the University of Nevada and Dottie Graham, director of the Virginia Center for Healing Touch, “Using the Framework of Human Energy Fields and Energy Work to Prevent Child Abuse,” 7:30 p.m., 224 Kaufman hall. isoc_at_odu@yahoo.com

Thursday, April 17
David Pagano, lecturer of English, “Time, Space and the Cinematic Undead” for the Literature Faculty Forum, 12:30 p.m., Burgess Room, BAL Bldg. 683-3991

Tuesday, April 22
Werner DeBondt, Richard H. Drehaus chair in behavioral sciences at DePaul University, for the Economics Club of Hampton Roads, noon, Sheraton Waterside Hotel, Norfolk. 683-4058. $

Thursday, April 24
Phyllis Palmiero, executive director of SCHEV, “What’s Down the Road for Universities in the State of Virginia?”
12:30 p.m., Burgess Room, BAL Bldg. 683-3982

Sunday, April 27
Philip Glass, famed composer and performer, “Music and the Moving Image,” for the Virginia Arts Festival, 7 p.m., Chandler Recital Hall, Diehn Center. 282-2800

Wednesday, May 14
Michael R. Young, editor of “Accounting Irregularities and Financial Fraud: A Corporate Governance Guide,” for the Economics Club of Hampton Roads, noon, Sheraton Waterside Hotel, Norfolk. 683-4058. $


Meetings
Friday, April 11
Board of Visitors, 1:15 p.m., Board Room, Webb Center. This meeting will be preceded by a tuition presentation to the Academic and Research Advancement and Administration and Finance committees from 9-10 a.m. in the Board Room. These committees will hold individual meetings from 10 a.m. to noon in the Rectors Room and Board Room, respectively. 683-3072

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

Tuesday, April 22
Faculty Senate, 3-4:15 p.m., Ports./Ches. Room, Webb Center. 683-3427


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

Through Sunday, April 27
“On Translations,” allegorical paintings by Boris Zakic, a professor at Kentucky’s Georgetown College, Univ. Gallery, 350 W. 21st St., Norfolk. 683-2355

Saturday, May 3
Reception for the Governor’s School Visual Arts Students Exhibition, 7 p.m., Univ. Gallery, 350 W. 21st St., Norfolk. 683-2355

Sat., May 3 to Sun., May 18
Governor’s School Visual Arts Students Exhibition, Univ. Gallery, 350 W. 21st St., Norfolk. 683-2355

Through May 27
“Philip Glass: A Synthesis of Music and Film,” an exhibit emphasizing his composition of film scores, including posters, recordings and the scores themselves, Diehn Composers Room, Diehn Center. 683-4175


Conferences
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


Workshops
Saturday, April 12
“Manipulating Data (It’s a Good Thing!),” for students. Learn how to find, format and extract information from the library’s top business and economics CD-ROMs, including International Financial Statistics, World Development Indicators, Compact D SEC, Worldscope and Corporate America, 9:30-11:30 a.m., 163 Perry Library. pshowalt@odu.edu.

Tues. & Wed., April 15 & 16
“Understanding My Responsibilities as a Classified Employee,” for nonsupervisory classified staff, 9-11:30 a.m., Va. Beach Room, Webb Center. Registration required. 683-3050


Performances
Fri. & Sat., April 11 & 12
University Dance Theatre Spring Concert, 8 p.m. Fri;
2 and 8 p.m. Sat., Univ. Theatre. 683-5305. $

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

Monday, April 14
Diehn Concert Series, featuring Creo, ODU’s contemporary music ensemble, with guest composer Ashot Zograbyan, 8 p.m., Chandler Recital Hall, Diehn Center. 683-3020 (tickets: 683-5305). $

Thursday, April 17
Visiting faculty chamber music concert, featuring cellist Sungzhin Peter Lee, pianist Eui-Won Lee and clarinetist Hyun-Shik Lim, 7:30 p.m., Chandler Recital Hall, Diehn Center. 683-4061

April 18-19 & 23-27
University Theatre Spring Performance Festival, featuring student-directed works, 8 p.m. Wed. to Sat., 2:30 p.m. Sun., Stables Theatre. 683-5305. $

Thurs. to Mon., April 24-28
Diehn Residency Series, featuring Ken Peplowski on jazz tenor saxophone and clarinet, Diehn Center:

  • April 24 – open clinic, 3-4 p.m.; open rehearsal with the ODU Jazz Ensemble, 4:30-6 p.m.
  • April 25 – open clinic, 10-11 a.m.
  • April 26 – open dress rehearsal with the ODU Jazz Ensemble, 1-3:30 p.m.
  • April 27 – concert with the ODU Jazz Ensemble, 4 p.m.
  • April 28 – open clinic, 10-11 a.m. 683-4061


Miscellaneous
Fri. & Sat., April 11-12
Relay for Life, to benefit the American Cancer Society; opening ceremony 6 p.m. Fri., Powhatan Field. 683-5914

Tues. & Wed., April 15-16
“The Lines of Literacy: Connecting Minds and Hearts Through Writing and Reading” seminars, sponsored by the English dept.’s Writers in Community program. Call 683-4311 for schedule or see story on Page 2.

April 17, 22 & 23 & May 5
Informational sessions in Webb Center on the new COVA Care statewide health plan: 1-2:30 p.m. April 17, NN Room; 8:30-10 a.m. April 22, Ports. Room; 8:30-10 a.m. April 23, Cape Charles Room, and 1-2:30 p.m. April 23, Ches. Room; and 9:30-11 a.m. May 5, Va. Beach Room. Registration is required. 683-4760

Thursday, April 24
Spirit Day, featuring a picnic-style lunch and various activities, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., Kaufman Mall. 683-3446. $

Lady Monarch Pride Recognition Banquet, to salute the women’s basketball team, 6 p.m., Webb Center. 683-5484. $

Saturday, April 26
Jefferson Lab’s “Science Is Cool” open house, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Newport News (free public parking and shuttle buses at Canon Virginia, 12000 Canon Boulevard, Newport News). www.jlab.org/openhouse

Campus Chaos: preshow at 6 p.m., featuring a BMX stunt bike performance and local rock bands, Kaufman Mall, followed by a music festival with three bands performing at 8 p.m. in Webb Center. 683-3446

Tuesday, April 29
ODU Sports Hall of Fame induction program and banquet: 5:30 p.m. social, 6:15 p.m. ceremony, 7 p.m. dinner, Constant Center. 683-5484. $

Wednesday, April 30
Lady Monarch Pride Golf Tournament, to benefit the women’s basketball program, 11:30 a.m., Bide-A-Wee Golf Course. 683-5696. $

Academic Honors and Awards Ceremony, honoring Phi Kappa Phi inductees and other academic award recipients, 5 p.m., Webb Center. 683-4936

Thursday, May 1
Faculty awards reception, honoring faculty award winners and retirees, 5:30 p.m., North Cafeteria, Webb Center. 683-3260

Saturday, May 3
Coalition of Black Faculty and Administrators scholarship and awards ceremony and reception, 6 p.m., South Cafeteria, Webb Center. 683-3582. $

Thursday, May 8
Student awards reception, honoring academic achievement, 5:30 p.m., North Mall, Webb Center. 683-3442

Friday, May 9
College student awards ceremonies, honoring academic achievement within individual colleges, times and locations TBA. 683-3260

Saturday, May 10
Commencement, 9:30 a.m. for graduates from the colleges of Arts and Letters, Education and Health Sciences, and 3 p.m. for the colleges of Business and Public Administration, Engineering and Technology, and Sciences, Constant Center. 683-3442


Sports
The following baseball games will be played at the Bud Metheny Baseball Complex. Tickets may be purchased in advance by calling 683-4444 or at the gate.

Friday, April 11
Baseball team vs. UNC-Wilmington, 7 p.m.

Saturday, April 12
Baseball team vs. UNC-Wilmington, 5 p.m.

Sunday, April 13
Baseball team vs. UNC-Wilmington, 2 p.m.

Wednesday, April 16
Baseball team vs. N.C. State, 7 p.m.

Friday, April 18
Baseball team vs. William & Mary, 7 p.m.

Saturday, April 19
Baseball team vs. William & Mary, 5 p.m.

Sunday, April 20
Baseball team vs. William & Mary, 2 p.m.

Wednesday, April 23
Baseball team vs. Liberty, 7 p.m.

Wednesday, April 30
Wachovia Securities Lady Monarch Pride Golf Tournament, 11:30 a.m., Bide-A-Wee Golf Course. 683-5696. $

Friday, May 2
Baseball team vs. Norfolk State, 7 p.m.

Friday, May 9
Baseball team vs. Towson, 7 p.m.

Saturday, May 10
Baseball team vs. Towson, 5 p.m.

Sunday, May 11
Baseball team vs. Towson, 2 p.m.

Monday, May 12
Baseball team vs. Duke, 7 p.m.


Deadlines
Wednesday, April 23
Nominations due for the HACE Staff Member and Rookie of the Year awards. 683-3755

Thursday, May 1
Deadline to register for summer school tuition assistance programs, administered by the Human Resources Dept. 683-4237

Tuesday, May 13
Reservations due for the May 21 HACE annual luncheon. 683-3269. $

Friday, May 16
Last day of the Health Benefits Open Enrollment, which begins April 15. 683-4760


Coming soon to the Ted Constant Center
Fri. - Sun., April 11-13
Dragon Tales Live: “Missing Music Mystery,” a production of the top-rated children’s show on PBS, 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.

Thursday, April 17
Concert featuring rappers Cash Money Millionaires, Clipse and Foxy Brown, 7:30 p.m. (This concert was rescheduled from March 28.)

Friday, April 18
Easter Gospel Celebration, featuring Shirley Caesar, the “First Lady of Gospel,” 7 p.m.

Monday, April 28
Concert featuring hard rock performers the Foo Fighters, 7:30 p.m.

For tickets, visit the Constant Center box office or any Ticketmaster location. Tickets can be charged by phone by calling Ticketmaster at 671-8100 or logging on to www.ticketmaster.com. For more information about these or future events, visit www.constantcenter.com or call the box office at 683-4444. ODU-sponsored games at the Constant Center through March 2 are listed in the main calendar on this page.