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


Speakers
Wednesday, Sept. 2 and 9
Maura Hametz, associate professor of history, “Why Names Mattered: Mussolini, Fascism and Italian Jews,” Sept. 2; Frederick Lubich, professor of German literature, “Klezmer Revival in Contemporary Germany,” Sept. 9 – for the “Back to College for Jewish Knowledge” learning series, co-sponsored by the Institute for Jewish Studies and Interfaith Understanding, 7 p.m., Simon Family Jewish Community Ctr., Reba and Sam Sandler Family Campus, Va. Beach. Series continues on Sept. 16 and 23. 683-3931

Wednesday, Sept. 10
Shimon Shetreet, professor and Israeli diplomat, the Evelyn Kanter Endowed Lecture in Interfaith Studies, “Building a Culture of Peace in Challenging Times,” 7:30 p.m., Chandler Hall, Diehn Ctr. 683-3949


Meetings
Thursday, Aug. 28
Board of Visitors, special meeting to consider candidates for the position of president and discuss the president’s house, 1 p.m., Board Room, Webb Ctr. 683-3072


Exhibitions
Sunday, Sept. 7
Opening reception for “Uncommon Power: The Eye of the Self-Taught Artist,” the second installation of the Baron and Ellin Gordon bequest to ODU, which looks at the aesthetics, materials and vision of the self-taught artist, 7 p.m., Gordon Galleries, 4509 Monarch Way. Exhibit continues through March 8, 2009. 683-2355

Through Sunday, Sept. 14
“Stories from the Earth: Voices of Contemporary Ceramic Artists,” curated by Richard Nickels, Gordon Galleries, 4509 Monarch Way. 683-2355

Through Tuesday, Oct. 14
“From Pen to Page to Stage: Writing for the Great White Way – Lyricists of American Musical Theater,” an exhibit in support of the fourth annual John Duffy Composers Institute, sponsored by the Virginia Arts Festival, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays, Diehn Composers Room, 189 Diehn Ctr. 683-4187


Workshops
Friday, Aug. 22
Respondus and Lockdown Browser Workshop,” Ctr. for Learning Technologies, 9 a.m. to noon, 411 Gornto. Registration: http://clt.odu.edu/facdev. 683-3172

“Podcasting with ODU on iTunes U,” Ctr. for Learning Technologies, 1-4 p.m., 411 Gornto. Registration: http://clt.odu.edu/facdev. 683-3172

Fri., Tues., Thurs., Aug. 22, 26, 28
“Orientation to Technology (Mediated) Classrooms,” Ctr. for Learning Technologies, 11-11:30 a.m. Friday, noon to 12:30 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday, 2100 Constant Hall, 2058 BAL. Registration: http://clt.odu.edu/facdev. 683-3172

Tues. & Wed., Aug. 26 & 27
“Blackboard Sprint: A Quick Overview,” Ctr. for Learning Technologies, 1-4 p.m. Tuesday or 9 a.m. to noon Wednesday, 411 Gornto. Registration: http://clt.odu.edu/facdev. 683-3172

Friday, Aug. 29
“ODU Edit Workshop,” Ctr. for Learning Technologies, 9 a.m. to noon, 411 Gornto. Registration: http://clt.odu.edu/facdev. 683-3172

Tuesday, Sept. 9
“Respondus and Lockdown Browser Workshop,” Ctr. for Learning Technologies, 1-4 p.m., 411 Gornto. Registration: http://clt.odu.edu/facdev. 683-3172

Wednesday, Sept. 10
“Blackboard Relay 1: Getting Started,” Ctr. for Learning Technologies, 1-4 p.m., 411 Gornto. Registration: http://clt.odu.edu/facdev. 683-3172

Thursday, Sept. 11
“Organization Leader Training (Noncredit Blackboard),” Ctr. for Learning Technologies, 1-4 p.m., 411 Gornto. Registration: http://clt.odu.edu/facdev. 683-3172


Performances
Saturday, Aug. 23

John Baldwin & the Original Sinners, blues band, final installment of Music on Monarch Way summer concert series, 5-7 p.m., Constant Ctr. east lawn. 683-4504

Wed. & Thurs., Aug. 27 & 28
“Dance into Fall,” concert featuring modern dance choreography by ODU dance faculty members, performed by ODU students, faculty and local dancers, 8 p.m., Univ. Theatre. 683-5305. $


Exhibitions
Sunday, Sept. 7
Opening reception for “Uncommon Power: The Eye of the Self-Taught Artist,” the second installation of the Baron and Ellin Gordon bequest to ODU, which looks at the aesthetics, materials and vision of the self-taught artist, 7 p.m., Gordon Galleries, 4509 Monarch Way. Exhibit continues through March 8, 2009. 683-2355

Through Sunday, Sept. 14
“Stories from the Earth: Voices of Contemporary Ceramic Artists,” curated by Richard Nickels, Gordon Galleries, 4509 Monarch Way. 683-2355

Through Tuesday, Oct. 14
“From Pen to Page to Stage: Writing for the Great White Way – Lyricists of American Musical Theater,” an exhibit in support of the fourth annual John Duffy Composers Institute, sponsored by the Virginia Arts Festival, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays, Diehn Composers Room, 189 Diehn Ctr. 683-4187


Films
Saturday, Aug. 23
Outdoor movie, “Iron Man,” sponsored by Student Activities Council, 8 p.m., Kaufman Mall (rain site: MGB auditorium). 683-3446

Wed., Fri., Sat., Aug. 27, 29, 30
“Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull,” sponsored by Student Activities Council, 8 p.m., MGB auditorium. 683-3446

Wednesday, Sept. 3
“Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian,” sponsored by Student Activities Council, 8 p.m., MGB auditorium. 683-3446

Wednesday, Sept. 10
“Blue Velvet,” for Cult Movie Week, sponsored by Student Activities Council, 8 p.m., MGB auditorium. 683-3446

Friday, Sept. 12
“Clerks,” for Cult Movie Week, sponsored by Student Activities Council, 8 p.m., MGB auditorium. 683-3446

Saturday, Sept. 13
“A Clockwork Orange,” for Cult Movie Week, sponsored by Student Activities Council, 8 p.m., MGB auditorium. 683-3446


Miscellaneous
Sunday, Aug.24
Freshman Convocation, 4 p.m., Constant Ctr. 683-3446

Tuesday, Aug. 26
8th Annual ODU Men’s Basketball Golf Tournament, noon (shotgun start), Bayville Golf Club. 683-6961. $

Monday, Sept. 1
University closed for Labor Day holiday.

Thursday, Sept. 4
Fall Volunteer Fair for students, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., Webb Ctr. 683-3065

Main Street, student organizations fair, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., Kaufman Mall. 683-4336

Thursday, Sept. 11, 18 & 25
Beginner ladies’ golf classes, 5:30-6:30 p.m. 489-1677. $

Friday, Sept. 12
White Coat Ceremony for new physical therapy students, 4 p.m., Univ. Theatre. 683-4519

Saturday, Sept. 13
Opening of Powhatan Sports Center, 11 a.m. 683-3372


Sports
For tickets call 683-4444 or visit www.odusports.com.

Friday, Sept. 5
Women’s soccer vs. Liberty, 7 p.m. $

Sunday, Sept. 7
Women’s soccer vs. Elon, 1 p.m. $

Fri. & Sun., Sept. 12 & 14
Stihl Soccer Classic: men’s team vs. Massachusetts,
7 p.m. Fri.; men’s team vs. UCF, 2:30 p.m. Sun. $

Saturday, Sept. 13
Field hockey vs. Richmond, 1 p.m.


Coming soon to "The Ted"
Saturday, Sept. 13
Metropolitan Cooking & Entertaining Show, featuring Paula Deen (to raise money for Children’s Hospital of The King’s Daughters), 2 p.m. and 6 p.m., $60.50 to $71.50

Thurs., Oct. 30 to Sun., Nov. 2
Sesame Street Live: “Elmo’s Green Thumb,” 10:30 a.m. and 7 p.m. Oct. 30; 10:30 a.m., 2 p.m. and 5:30 p.m. Nov. 1; and 1 p.m. and 4:30 p.m. Nov. 2, $12 to $31

Tickets may be purchased through COXTix.com, at the Constant Center Box Office or by phone at
888-3-COXTIX.