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Submit Calendar notices to: Steve Daniel, 100 Koch Hall; sdaniel@odu.edu. The next Calendar will be dated Dec. 5 to Jan. 25; submissions are due Nov. 21.

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


Speakers
Tuesday, Nov. 18
Ellin Gordon, a discussion of the second installation at the Gordon Galleries, “Uncommon Power: The Eye of the Self-Taught Artist,” 11 a.m., Gordon Galleries, 4509 Monarch Way. 683-2355

Fran Hassencahl, associate prof. of communication, and Jennifer Fish, chair of women’s studies, “Researching Women’s Perspectives and Perspectives of Women on National and International Fronts,” for the Works in Progress series, 12:20 p.m., 3062 BAL. 683-3828

Simon Serfaty, eminent scholar of U.S. foreign policy, the College of Arts and Letters Senior Scholar Lecture, “The Audacity of Renewal: A Changed U.S. Role in a Changing World,” 4 p.m., Chandler Recital Hall, Diehn Ctr. (reception at 3:30 p.m.). 683-3925

Thursday, Nov. 20
Milton Chen, executive director of the George Lucas Educational Foundation, for American Education Week, 3 p.m., MGB auditorium. 683-3938

Mark Bauerlein, author of “The Dumbest Generation: How the Digital Age Stupefies Young Americans and Jeopardizes Our Future,” for American Education Week, 7:30 p.m., MGB auditorium. 683-3938


Meetings
Tuesday, Nov. 18
Faculty Senate, 3 p.m., Ches./Ports. Room, Webb Ctr. 683-3427

Friday, Dec. 5
Board of Visitors, Webb Ctr. Time TBA. 683-3072


Performances
Sunday, Nov. 16
ODU Concert Choir with the ODU Orchestra, directed by Nancy Klein, 7:30 p.m., Diehn Ctr. atrium. 683-4061

Monday, Nov. 17
Countertenor Brian Asawa, Diehn Concert Series, 8 p.m., Chandler Recital Hall, Diehn Ctr. 683-5305. $

Thurs. - Sat., Nov. 20-22
Dance Theatre Fall Concert, featuring works choreographed by ODU dance faculty, guest artists and selected ODU students, and performed by ODU students, 8 p.m., Univ. Theatre. 683-5305. $

Sun. & Tues., Nov. 23 & 25
“Amahl and the Night Visitors,” an opera by Gian Carlo Menotti, performed by the ODU Opera Theatre, directed by Charles Stanton, 3 p.m. Sunday and 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Chandler Recital Hall, Diehn Ctr.
683-5305. $

Tuesday, Dec. 2
ODU Jazz Choir and Jazz Ensemble recital, directed by John Toomey, 7:30 p.m., Chandler Recital Hall, Diehn Ctr. 683-4061


Exhibitions
Through Feb. 28, 2009
“School Desegregation in Norfolk, Virginia,” Perry Library, featuring materials from Special Collections relating to school desegregation from 1951 to 1993, and the “massive resistance” campaign. 683-4141

Through March 8, 2009
“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, Gordon Galleries, 4509 Monarch Way. 683-2355


Workshops
Tuesday, Nov. 18
“Blackboard Sprint: A Quick Overview,” Ctr. for Learning Technologies, 9 a.m. to noon, 411 Gornto. Registration: http://clt.odu.edu/facdev. 683-3172

Wednesday, Nov. 19
Blackboard Sprint: A Quick Overview,” Ctr. for Learning Technologies, 1-4 p.m., 411 Gornto. Registration: http://clt.odu.edu/facdev. 683-3172

Thursday, Nov. 20
Third Thursday, “Artifacts and the Digital Portfolio,” Ctr. for Learning Technologies, 12:30-1:30 p.m., 422 Gornto. A lunchtime discussion and exploration of teaching with new technologies. Discussion will explore the use of digital portfolio for assessment in a single course or spanning a program. Drinks and cookies provided. Registration: http://clt.odu.edu/facdev. 683-3172


Films
Fri. & Sat., Nov. 14 & 15
“Tropic Thunder,” sponsored by Student Activities Council, 8 p.m., MGB auditorium. 683-3446


Miscellaneous
Friday, Nov. 14
“Cultural Explosion,” ODU Homecoming Week kickoff event, 7-11:30 p.m., Constant Ctr. For a complete listing of the week’s events, go to http://studentaffairs.odu.edu/homecoming/events. 683-3446

Reading and book signing by Michael Pearson, professor of creative writing and author of “Innocents Abroad Too,” 7 p.m., Prince Books, downtown Norfolk.

Saturday, Nov. 15
Recipe tasting from the Junior League of Norfolk-Virginia Beach book, “Toast to Tidewater,” noon, Univ. Village Bookstore. 683-0048

Saturday, Nov. 22
Children’s reading series and making pinecone turkeys, Univ. Village Bookstore, 10 a.m. 683-0048

Homecoming parade, noon, Monarch Way. 683-3446

Wednesday, Dec. 3
ODU Illumination, 5:15 p.m., Kaufman Mall (cookie decorating contest starts at 4:30 p.m. in the North Mall of Webb Center; registration requested). 683-3116

Fri. & Sat., Dec. 5 & 6
Madrigal Banquets, featuring the Madrigal Singers and Collegium Musicum, offering the music and cuisine of South America, 6:30 p.m., Diehn Ctr. atrium. 683-5305. $

Saturday, Dec. 6
Reading and book signing by Michael Pearson, professor of creative writing and author of “Innocents Abroad Too,” 1 p.m., Barnes and Noble, MacArthur Center.


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

Friday, Nov. 21
Women’s basketball vs. Virginia, 7 p.m. (homecoming tailgate party, 5:30-7 p.m., behind the Constant Ctr.) $

Saturday, Nov. 22
Football intrasquad scrimmage, 1:30 p.m., Maury-Granby Field. 683-3372

Men’s basketball vs. UAB, 4 p.m. (homecoming tailgate party, 2:30-4 p.m., behind the Constant Ctr.) $

Sunday, Nov. 30
Women’s basketball vs. Norfolk State, 2 p.m. $

Wednesday, Dec. 3
Men’s basketball vs. Richmond, 7 p.m. $

Saturday, Dec. 6
Men’s basketball vs. Delaware, 4 p.m. $


Deadlines
Monday, Dec. 1
Proposals due for Ctr. for Learning Technologies’ 2009 Faculty Innovator Grants. 683-3172

Spring tuition assistance applications due, sponsored by Human Resources. 683-4237


Coming soon to "THE TED"
Saturday, Nov. 15
CageFestXtreme: Evolution, 6 p.m., $15 to $150

Thursday, Nov. 20
N*E*R*D, homecoming concert, 8 p.m., $15 and $25

Friday, Jan. 2
Winterfest ’09 Ride in the New Year with Bayside Harley-Davidson and Lynyrd Skynyrd, 7:30 p.m., $36 to $56

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