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Submit Calendar notices to: Steve Daniel, 100 Koch Hall; sdaniel@odu.edu. The next Calendar will be dated Oct. 10 to Nov. 16; submissions are due Sept. 26.

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


Speakers
Tuesday, Sept. 16 and 23
Kathy Pearson, associate professor of history, “Why Names Mattered: Mussolini, Fascism and Italian Jews,”
Sept. 16; Michael Blumenthal, Mina Hohenberg Darden Professor of English, “On the Hunger of Jewish Writers,” Sept. 23 – 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. 683-3931

Thursday, Sept. 25
Frank Deford, sportswriter, commentator and author, for the President’s Lecture Series and Literary Festival, 7:30 p.m., North Cafeteria, Webb Ctr. 683-3114

Tuesday, Oct. 7
Gregory Lumsden, retired executive with Countrywide Financial Corp., for the Landmark Executive-in-Residence speaker series, 12:15 p.m. (lunch), 12:30 p.m. (talk), 1005 Constant Hall. 683-3520

Thursday, Oct. 9
Sen. John Warner, for the Waldo Family Lecture Series on International Relations, 7:30 p.m., North Cafeteria, Webb Ctr. 683-3114


Meetings
Tuesday, Sept. 16
Faculty Senate, 3 p.m., Ches./Ports. Room, Webb Ctr. 683-3427

Friday, Sept. 19
Board of Visitors, 1:30 p.m., Board Room, Webb Ctr. (see Page 2 for committee meetings schedule). 683-3072


Performances
Sunday, Sept. 28
ODU Wind Ensemble, directed by Dennis Zeisler, 3 p.m., Diehn Ctr. Atrium. 683-4061

Monday, Sept. 29
Diehn Concert, featuring jazz vocalist Julie Kelly with the John Toomey Trio, 8 p.m., Chandler Recital Hall, Diehn Ctr. 683-5305. $

Sunday, Oct. 5
Faculty recital, featuring Agnes Fuller, 4 p.m., Chandler Recital Hall, Diehn Ctr. 683-4061

For a complete list of performances and events scheduled as part of the “Humanities Encounter: Incarceration and Interrupted Life” symposium, see story on Page 5.


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

Thursday, Sept. 18
Opening reception for “Mutambo,” an outdoor satellite exhibit of stone sculptures by Zimbabwean artists (on loan from the Norfolk Botanical Garden exhibit), 5-7 p.m.; panel discussion, featuring Charles Harrison, “Mutambo” curator, and Solomon Isekeije, professor of art, Hampton Univ., 7-8:30 p.m., Va. Beach Ctr. Exhibit continues through Oct. 12. 368-4100

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

Through March 8, 2009
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. 683-2355


Workshops
Tuesday, Sept. 16
“Amazing EPSCOhost,” instruction in finding and using the variety of databases from this vendor in English and Spanish, 12:15-1 p.m., 151 Perry Library. 683-4185

“StudyMate,” Ctr. for Learning Technologies, 1-4 p.m., 411 Gornto. Registration: http://clt.odu.edu/facdev. 683-3172

Thursday, Sept. 18
Third Thursday, “Wikis, Blogs, and Podcasts, Oh My!” Ctr. for Learning Technologies, 12:30-1:30 p.m., 422 Gornto. A lunchtime discussion and exploration of teaching with the new Learning Objects technologies coming to ODU’s Blackboard in spring. Drinks and cookies provided. Registration: http://clt.odu.edu/facdev. 683-3172

Tuesday, Sept. 23
“ODU Edit Workshop,” Ctr. for Learning Technologies, 1-4 p.m., 411 Gornto. Registration: http://clt.odu.edu/facdev. 683-3172

Wednesday, Sept. 24
“Blackboard Relay 2: Assignments and Gradebook,” Ctr. for Learning Technologies, 1-4 p.m., 411 Gornto. Registration: http://clt.odu.edu/facdev. 683-3172

Tuesday, Sept. 30
“Electronic Books,” 12:15-1 p.m., 151 Perry Library. 683-4185

“eXe: The eLearning Editor,” Ctr. for Learning Technologies, 1-4 p.m., 411 Gornto. Registration: http://clt.odu.edu/facdev. 683-3172

Tuesday, Oct. 7
“Using Adobe Connect for Course Collaboration,” Ctr. for Learning Technologies, 1-4 p.m., 411 Gornto. Registration: http://clt.odu.edu/facdev. 683-3172

Wednesday, Oct. 8
“Blackboard Relay 3: Interaction and Collaboration,” Ctr. for Learning Technologies, 1-4 p.m., 411 Gornto. Registration: http://clt.odu.edu/facdev. 683-3172

Thursday, Oct. 9
“Organization Leader Training (Non-Credit Blackboard),” Ctr. for Learning Technologies, 1-4 p.m., 411 Gornto. Registration: http://clt.odu.edu/facdev. 683-3172


Films
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

Wed., Fri., Sat., Sept. 17, 19, 20
“Sex & the City,” sponsored by Student Activities Council, 8 p.m., MGB auditorium. 683-3446

Friday, Sept. 19
“As We Forgive,” winner of the 2008 Gold Student Academy Awards for Best Documentary, plus a discussion by Laura Waters Hinson, producer/director and editor of the film, of her work on the meaning of forgiveness in Rwanda, sponsored by women’s studies, 4:30 p.m., MGB auditorium. 683-3823

Wed., Fri., Sat., Sept. 24, 26, 27
“Get Smart,” sponsored by Student Activities Council, 8 p.m., MGB auditorium. 683-3446

Wed., Fri., Sat., Oct. 1, 3, 4
“Mongol,” sponsored by Student Activities Council, 8 p.m., MGB auditorium. 683-3446

“Hancock,” sponsored by Student Activities Council, 10:30 p.m., MGB auditorium. 683-3446


Miscellaneous
Friday, Sept. 12
Perry Library tour for faculty, staff and students, 11 a.m. (meet in lobby). 683-4185

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

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

Tuesday, Sept. 16
Student Health Services Health and Wellness Fair, for students, 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., North Mall, Webb Ctr. 683-3132

“Keeping Fit While You Sit,” a presentation by Chiropractic Inc., sponsored by HACE for HACE members (new members may join and attend by paying $5 at the door), noon to 1 p.m., Ches. Room, Webb Ctr. Registration requested. 683-3269

Wednesday, Sept. 17
Faculty open forum luncheon concerning distance learning, noon to 1:30 p.m., York River Room, Webb Ctr. Registration: http://clt.odu.edu/facdev. 683-3172

Thursday, Sept. 18
Constitution Day panel, “Morality and the Constitution,” with William van Alstyne, William and Mary Law School; Rebecca Beach Smith, U.S. District Court judge; and Dale Miller, chair, philosophy and religious studies, 7:30 p.m. (7 p.m. reception), MGB auditorium. 683-3861

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

Tuesday, Sept. 23
Ladies Golf Outing, sponsored by alumni relations, 3:15 p.m., Lambert’s Point Golf Club (nine holes, followed by dinner and cash bar at clubhouse). 683-3097. $

Tues. - Fri., Sept. 23-26
Literary Festival (see story and schedule, Page 3).

Thursday, Oct. 2
VBPW Foundation House opening, 2 p.m. 683-3090

Friday, Oct. 3
Community Care Day, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Tuesday, Oct. 7
Study Abroad Fair, 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m., North Mall, Webb Ctr. 683-5378


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

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.

Friday, Sept. 19
Women’s soccer vs. Akron, 6 p.m. $

Men’s soccer vs. Bryant, 8 p.m. $

Sunday, Sept. 21
Women’s soccer vs. N.C. State, 1 p.m. $

Friday, Sept. 26
Women’s soccer vs. Georgia State, 7 p.m. $

Saturday, Sept. 27
Football team intrasquad scrimmage, 6 p.m., Powhatan Field. 683-3372

Friday, Oct. 3
Field hockey vs. Towson, 6 p.m.

Sunday, Oct. 5
Field hockey vs. Delaware, 1 p.m.

Wednesday, Oct. 8
Men’s soccer vs. William & Mary, 7 p.m. $

Friday, Oct. 10
Women’s soccer vs. Hofstra, 7 p.m. $

Saturday, Oct. 11
Men’s soccer vs. Towson, 7 p.m. $

Sunday, Oct. 12
Women’s soccer vs. Northeastern, 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

Thursday, Nov. 6
Dolly Parton, 7:30 p.m., $35 to $63

Sunday, Nov. 9
So You Think You Can Dance 2008 Tour, 7:30 p.m., $35 to $54.50

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