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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 Feb. 14 to March. 16. The deadline for submission of events is noon
Thursday, Feb. 6.

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


Speakers
Saturday, Jan. 18
Steve Yetiv, associate professor of political science, “Multilateralism or Unilateralism: Is the U.S. Alone or Together in the World?” for the World Affairs Council of Greater Hampton Roads’ Great Decisions Series, 10 a.m., Boyd Center, Virginia Wesleyan College. 683-5195. $

Monday, Jan. 20
Willie Gary, nationally known attorney, “A New Civil Rights Agenda: Making It Work in the 21st Century,” keynote speech for the Urban League of Hampton Roads’ 19th annual Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. Community Leaders Breakfast, 7:30 a.m., Constant Center. 627-0864. $

Wednesday, Jan. 22
Jeremy Black, of the University of Exeter, one of Britain’s most noted diplomatic historians, “Blair, Britain, Europe and International Relations,” noon, Burgess Room, Batten Arts and Letters Building. 683-5700

Thursday, Jan. 23
Piet Vorster, of Stellenbosch University in South Africa, a seminar on cyads, highly adaptive plants that have survived for millions of years, 12:30-1:20 p.m., 101 Mills Godwin Jr. Life Sciences Building. 683-3595

Sunday, Jan. 26
Anita Fellman, associate professor of women’s studies, and Leslie Stewart, assistant professor of music, guest lecturers for the Virginia Art Song Society’s “A Tribute to Women Composers,” 3 p.m., Chandler Recital Hall, Diehn Center. 583-4061.

Thursday, Jan. 30
Joyce Neff, associate professor, and Cal Whithaus, assistant professor, English, “You Can’t Just Circle the Chairs: Interactive TV, Video-streaming and Writing Pedagogy” for the Literature Faculty Forum, 12:30-1:30
p.m., Burgess Room, Batten Arts and Letters Building.

Wednesday, Feb. 5
David Bernd, CEO of Sentara Healthcare, for the Economics Club of Hampton Roads luncheon, noon to 1:30 p.m., Constant Center. 683-4058. $

Monday, Feb. 10
Seko Varner, community activist, “Mi Gente: History of African Influence in Latin America,” for Black History Month, 7:30 p.m., Hampton/Newport News Room, Webb Center. 683-4406

Saturday, Feb. 15
Jie Chen, associate professor of political science, “China in Transition: Is Real Change Imminent?” for the World Affairs Council of Greater Hampton Roads’ Great Decisions Series, 10 a.m., Boyd Center, Virginia Wesleyan College. 683-5195. $


Meetings
Tuesday, Jan. 21
Faculty Senate, 3-4:15 p.m., Portsmouth/Chesapeake Room, Webb Center. 683-3427

Friday, Jan. 31
Board of Visitors, a special meeting to hear presentations on university research in science and engineering, 9 a.m. to 3:40 p.m.1:45 p.m., Board Room, Webb Center. 683-3072.

Tuesday, Feb. 11
Hourly and Classified Employees Association town meeting, featuring presentation by planetarium director Bruce Hanna, noon, Pretlow Planetarium. 683-3280


Exhibits
Saturday, Jan. 18
Opening reception for “Everything Is Broken,” a display of Holga camera and large digital photographic prints by local artist Anne Bousquet, 7 p.m.; exhibit continues through Feb. 9, University Gallery, 350 W. 21st St., Norfolk. 683-2355

Saturday, Feb. 15
Opening reception for “In the Center Ring: Works of Paper by Robert Sites” (Sites is a local artist who transforms paper cutouts into a circus), 7 p.m.; exhibit continues through March 16, University Gallery, 350 W. 21st St., Norfolk. 683-2355


Conferences
Thurs. & Fri., Feb. 13-14
“Global Dimensions of Cooperation and Conflict,” an annual graduate research conference sponsored by the Center for Regional and Global Study. 683-5702.


Workshops
Thursday, Jan. 30
National Science Foundation FastLane Workshop, sponsored by the Office of Research and the Research Foundation, time and location TBA. Registration due Jan. 24. 683-3460


Performances
Monday, Jan. 27
F. Ludwig Diehn Concert Series, featuring vocalist Julianne Baird, 8 p.m., Chandler Recital Hall, Diehn Center. 683-3030 (tickets: 683-5305). $

Fri. - Sun., Jan. 31 to Feb. 2
University Theatre production of “Willow Song: In Memoriam,” by Frankie Little Hardin, conceived and directed by Christopher Hanna, 8 p.m. Fri.-Sat.; 2:30 p.m. Sun., Stables Theatre. 683-5305. $

Sunday, Feb. 9
University Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Leslie Stewart, assistant professor of music, with guest conductor Leonard Atherton, 3 p.m., Chandler Recital Hall, Diehn Center. 683-4061

Sunday, Feb. 16
F. Ludwig Diehn Residency Concert, featuring Philadelphia Brass with the Virginia Wind Symphony,
2 p.m., Cape Henry Collegiate, 1320 Mill Dam Road, Virginia Beach. 683-3020


Miscellaneous
Monday, Jan. 20
University closed for Martin Luther King Jr. Day.

Tuesday, Jan. 21
Martin Luther King Jr. Day Observance, 12:30-1:30 p.m., North Cafeteria, Webb Center. 683-3152

Friday, Jan. 24
Unveiling of the ODU faculty and staff organizations’ Honor Wall, with remarks by President Runte, noon to 1 p.m., Hampton/Newport News Room, Webb Center. Participating organizations are: Association of University Administrators, Coalition of Black Faculty and Administrators, Faculty Senate, Hourly and Classified Employees Association, and Women’s Caucus. 683-3773

Fri. & Sat., Jan. 24-25
Student Choreography Showcase, 8 p.m., Chandler Recital Hall, Diehn Center. 436-1516. $

Tuesday, Jan. 28
F. Ludwig Diehn Residency master class with vocalist Julianne Baird, time TBA, Chandler Recital Hall, Diehn Center. 683-4061

Saturday, Feb. 1
Scholarship competition for prospective students, conducted by the Office of Admissions, 8 a.m to 2 p.m., Webb Center. 683-3685

Tuesday, Feb. 4
Study Abroad Fair, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., North Mall, Webb Center. 683-5378

Sunday, Feb. 9
Taste of Asia, 4-9 p.m., Webb Center cafeteria. 683-5099

Wed. - Sat., Feb. 12-15
26th annual Model United Nations High School Conference, times TBA, Sheraton Waterside Hotel, Norfolk.
683-3923. $

Sunday, Feb. 16
Admissions Open House, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Webb Center. 683-3650


Sports
Wednesday, Jan. 22
Men’s basketball team vs. George Mason, 7 p.m., Constant Center. 683-4444. $

Friday, Jan. 24
Women’s basketball team vs. Virginia Commonwealth (annual “Baskets for Books” game; a portion of the proceeds will be donated to Perry Library), 7 p.m., Constant Center. 683-4444. $

Saturday, Jan. 25
Men’s basketball team vs. James Madison, 7 p.m., Constant Center. 683-4444. $

Sunday, Jan. 26
Women’s basketball team vs. Hofstra, 2 p.m., Constant Center. 683-4444. $

Friday, Jan. 31
Women’s basketball team vs. Rutgers, 7 p.m., Constant Center. 683-4444. $

Saturday, Feb. 1
Men’s basketball team vs. Virginia Commonwealth,
7 p.m., Constant Center. 683-4444. $

Sunday, Feb. 2
Women’s basketball team vs. Delaware, 2 p.m., Constant Center. 683-4444. $

Wednesday, Feb. 12
Men’s basketball team vs. UNC-Wilmington, 7 p.m., Constant Center. 683-4444. $


Coming soon to the Ted Constant Center
Sat. & Sun., Jan. 18-19
Fifth Annual NewsChannel 3 Health & Fitness Expo, featuring demonstrations of the newest sports and fitness movements, health and wellness information, free health screenings and free samples. The event also includes a blood drive, and visitors can stop by the NewsChannel 3 booth to meet their favorite anchors and reports and to try out the role of a TV meteorologist. Admission is free.

Monday, Jan. 20
Tickets go on sale at 10 a.m. for the March 9 appearance by the Harlem Globetrotters.

Saturday, Feb. 15
Curtis “50 Cent” Jackson, the protégé of rapper Eminem, 7:30 p.m.

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. ODU-sponsored games and events at the Constant Center through Feb. 16 are listed in the main calendar on this page.

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. ODU-sponsored games and events at the Constant Center through Jan. 16 are listed in the main calendar on this page.