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Submit Calendar notices to: Steve Daniel, 100 Koch Hall; sdaniel@odu.edu. The next Calendar will be dated June 10 to July 10. The deadline for submissions is noon Thursday, June 2.

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


Speakers
Friday, April 8
Elenita Fe Mendoza Strobel, assistant professor of American multicultural studies, Sonoma State University, “Putting the Asian Diaspora in Context,” for the Film and Video Festival, 11 a.m., H/NN Room, Webb Center.
683-3981

Thursday, April 14
Lucille Ijoy, of the Motivational Institute of Philadelphia, a marriage and family therapist, interactive workshop on “Multicultural Approaches to Creative Parenting,” sponsored by In Support of Children, 7:15 p.m., 104 BAL. 683-3800

Monday, April 18
Mark Bauman, visiting professor, College of William and Mary, “Quiet Voices: Southern Jews and the Civil Rights Movement for African Americans,” Burgess Room, BAL. 683-3991

Wednesday, April 20
Charles M. Elson, Edgar S. Woolard Jr. Chair in Corporate Business and Governance, University of Delaware, a talk to the Economics Club of Hampton Roads, noon, Sheraton Norfolk Waterside Hotel. 683-4058. $

Thursday, April 28
Garrison Keillor, author, humorist and host of “A Prairie Home Companion” on NPR, for the President’s Lecture Series, 7:30 p.m., Constant Center. 683-3114


Conferences
Friday & Saturday, April 8-9
“Leveraging Resources in International Education,” sponsored by Va. Tidewater Consortium, Norfolk Waterside Marriott. 683-3183. $


Symposia
Tuesday, April 19
“Post-Conflict Cooperation: Common Goals, Differing Perspectives,” sponsored by Allied Command Transfor-mation, ODU and National Defense Univ., Constant Center. 683-5759


Workshops
Saturday, April 16
Grant-writing workshops for faculty: “Writing Successful Grants,” 9 a.m. to noon, 1002 Constant Hall, and “Finding Funding,” 1-4 p.m., 105-40 BAL, sponsored by the Office of Research. Includes breakfast and lunch, 8:30-9 a.m. and noon to 1 p.m., 1002 Constant Hall. Registration required: www.odu.edu/ao/research/services/workshops.html. 683-3148


Teleconferences
Thursday, April 21
“First Encounters: Creating Purposeful Strategies to Engage New Students,” sponsored by Undergraduate Services, 1-3 p.m., 218 Gornto. Registration required. 683-6485


Meetings
Tuesday, April 19
Faculty Senate, 3 p.m., Ports./Ches. Room, Webb Center. 683-3427

Thursday, April 21
Institutional Review Board, 12:30 p.m., 2114 Hughes Hall. 683-3686


Films
Friday, April 8
“In Our Aunties’ Words” (2004), with introduction and commentary by Jay Sanchez, director of the documentary, for the Film and Video Festival, 10 a.m., H/NN Room, Webb Center. 683-3981

Student Films, for the Film and Video Festival, 3 p.m., 102 MGB. 683-3981

“El Norte” (1983), for the Film and Video Festival,
7 p.m., 102 MGB. 683-3981

Wed., Fri., Sat., April 13, 15, 16
“A Series of Unfortunate Events,” sponsored by Student Activities Council, 8 p.m., 102 MGB. 683-4818

Wed., Fri., Sat., April 20, 22, 23
“Meet the Fockers,” sponsored by Student Activities Council, 8 p.m., 102 MGB. 683-4818


Performances
Monday & Tuesday, April 11-12
Creo, ODU’s new-music ensemble, multimedia performance with painter Alexander Anufriev and composer Petros Ovsepyan, for Diehn Concert Series, 8 p.m., Univ. Gallery, 350 W. 21st. St., Norfolk. 683-5305. $

Thurs. - Sat., April 14-16
Spring Dance Concert, by ODU students and dance faclty, and guest artists, 8 p.m. Thurs. and Fri., and 2 p.m. and 8 p.m. Sat., Univ. Theatre. 683-5305. $

Fri. - Sun., April 15-17 & 20-24
“Hole in the Sky,” by Reed McColm, directed by Stephen Pullen, a drama that places the audience in the World Trade Center the morning of Sept. 11, 8 p.m. April 15, 16 and 20-23, and 2:30 p.m. April 17 and 24, Stables Theatre. 683-5305. $

Monday, April 18
Joe Locke, jazz vibraphonist, and the John Toomey Trio for the Diehn Concert Series, 8 p.m., Chandler Recital Hall, Diehn Center. 683-5305. $

Saturday, April 23
Campus Chaos, a series of concerts sponsored by the Student Activities Council and OSAL, Webb Center.
683-3446. $


Miscellaneous
Friday, April 8
City of Norfolk hosts a celebration honoring the ODU men’s and women’s basketball teams, noon, City Hall.

Saturday, April 9
Gamefest 2005, featuring brain and strategy games, outdoor games and video games, and a barbecue, sponsored by Multicultural Student Services, Office of Student Activities and Leadership and the Dragas Center, 2 p.m., Kaufman Mall. 683-4406

Tuesday, April 12
Information tables promoting Women and Girls’ Health Month, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., South Mall, Webb Center.

11th Annual Author Dinner, sponsored by Friends of the Library, with guest speaker John A. Adam, University Professor of Mathematics (“Innumeracy: A Light-hearted Look at a Serious Problem”) and an award presentation to Karl H. Schoenbach, eminent scholar of electrical and computer engineering, 6 p.m., H/NN Room, Webb Center. Reservations due by April 8. 683-4141. $

Thursday, April 14
Open house for students interested in becoming educators, sponsored by the eary childhood, speech-language pathology and special education department, 4-7 p.m., Child Study Center. 683-4117.

Friday & Saturday, April 15-16
Relay for Life, in support of the fight against cancer, sponsored by OSAL, 7 p.m. Fri. to 10 a.m. Sat., Webb Center. 683-3446

Saturday, April 16
Monarch 5K Run and Walk, sponsored by Recreational Sports, 10 a.m., Whitehurst Hall. Register at www.active.com. 683-3384. $

Wednesday, April 20
Lady Monarchs Recognition Banquet, sponsored by Lady Monarch Pride, 6 p.m., Webb Center south cafeteria. Register by April 18. 683-5484. $

Friday, April 22
“Take Back the Night” rally, sponsored by the Women’s Center, 4 p.m., Kaufman Mall. 683-4109

Saturday, April 23
College of Sciences awards ceremony, 11 a.m., MGB auditorium. 683-3274

Recreational Sports Golf Tournament, 11 a.m., Chesapeake Golf Course. 683-3384. $

Wednesday, April 27
Spring Study Break, for students preparing for finals, sponsored by Student Services, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Webb Center. 683-5914

Lady Monarch Pride Golf Tournament, to support the women’s basketball program: registration at 11 a.m., shotgun start at 12:30 p.m. , and dinner and awards banquet at 5:30 p.m., Bide-A-Wee Golf Course, Portsmouth. 683-5696. $

Wednesday, May 4
Big Blue Barbecue, to support the men’s basketball program, time TBA, Bank of America Plaza, downtown Norfolk. 683-5696. $

Saturday, May 7
Commencement ceremonies, 9 a.m. (Arts and Letters, Engineering and Technology and Sciences) and 2 p.m. (Business and Public Administration, Education and Health Sciences), Constant Center. 683-3442

Tuesday, May 10
HACE annual luncheon, featuring guest speaker John A. Adam, University Professor of Mathematics, awards program and installation of officers, 11:30 a.m., H/NN Room, Webb Center. 683-3594. $


Exhibits
Sunday, April 10
Opening reception for “Fantasy Illustrations by Dorotea Bagaric,” B.F.A. degree candidate, 4 p.m., Hershees bar, 6117 Sewells Point Road, Norfolk. Exhibit continues from 4 p.m. to 2 a.m. daily through April 17. 489-8684

Wednesday, April 13
Opening reception for “Fractions: Photography by Oliver Ward,” B.F.A. degree candidate, 6 p.m., DC Chase’s, 328 W. 20th St., Norfolk. Exhibit continues 5 p.m. to 2 a.m. daily through May 11. 812-5598

Thursday, April 14
Opening reception for “Wandering Eyes,” featuring work by Erika Scott, B.F.A. degree candidate, 7 p.m., New Belmont, 1127 Colonial Ave., Norfolk. Exhibit continues 5 p.m. to 2 a.m. Mon. to Sat. and 11 a.m. to 2 a.m. Sun. through April 26. 623-4477

Saturday, April 16
Opening reception for “RE:Vision,” featuring paintings and drawings by Roland Salvanera, B.F.A. degree candidate, 7 p.m., Relative Theory Records, 271 Granby St., Norfolk. Exhibit continues 6 p.m. to 2 a.m. weekdays and 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sat. and Sun. 332-1211

Through Friday, April 29
“Contemporary Music Research Collection: Spotlight on Andrey Kasparov,” 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. Mon. to Fri., Diehn Center foyer. 683-4061

Through Saturday, April 30
“Complicated Simplicity: The Drawings of John Mentz,” B.F.A. degree candidate, Ocean View Chiropractic, 9617 Granby St., Norfolk. 348-5114

Saturday, May 14
Juried student exhibition, Governor’s School for the Arts, Visual Arts Dept., opens, Univ. Gallery, 350 W. 21st St., Norfolk. 683-2355


Sports
(For ticket information call 683-4444.)

Friday, April 8
Women’s lacrosse team vs. Hofstra, 3 p.m., Foreman Field. 683-5484

Baseball team vs. James Madison, 7 p.m. $

Saturday, April 9
Women’s lacrosse alumnae game, 1 p.m., Foreman Field. 683-5484. $

Baseball team vs. James Madison, 5 p.m. $

Sunday, April 10
Women’s lacrosse team vs. Drexel, 1 p.m., Foreman Field. 683-5484

Baseball team vs. James Madison, 2 p.m. $

Wednesday April 20
Women’s lacrosse team vs. William and Mary, 4 p.m., Foreman Field. 683-5484

Friday April 22
Baseball team vs. Delaware, 7 p.m. $

Saturday, April 23
Baseball team vs. Delaware, 5 p.m. $

Sunday, April 24
Baseball team vs. Delaware, 2 p.m. $

Wednesday, May 11
Baseball team vs. VMI, 7 p.m. $


Deadlines
Friday, April 8
Reservations due for the 11th Annual Friends of the Library Author Dinner on April 12. 683-4141. $

Friday, April 15
Nominations due for HACE Rookie and Staff Member of the Year awards. jcaja@odu.edu or 683-4278


Coming soon to the Ted Constant Center
Wednesday, May 11
Sara McLachlan, 7:30 p.m., $36.50, $46.50 and $66.50.

Friday, May 27
Alison Krauss and Union Station, 8 p.m., $37 and $42.

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 683-4444.

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 683-4444. (ODU basketball games at the Constant Center are listed under the Sports heading on this page.)