(March 6, 1997, Gazette)
History seminar -- Dr. Mamata Sharma, a visiting professor from the Loyola College of Education in India, will give a talk titled The National Education Movement in India, 1905-1935, from 12:30 p.m. in Room AA-1046, Arts and Administration Building.
Healthy Eating Seminar -- Attend this free seminar and learn about healthy food choices and a non-dieting approach to weight loss. It's in Room CP-4011, Chemistry-Physics Building, from noon-1 p.m. Pre-register by March 5 at the Student Development Centre, Room SC-2006, Student Centre, or call 737-2192.
Lunch hour concert -- The Memorial University of Newfoundland Jazz Ensemble welcomes special guests: the O'Donel Patriots Jazz Band. This free concert begins at 1 p.m. in the Donald F. Cook Recital Hall, Music Building. Other free student concerts are scheduled for 1 p.m. on March 12, 13 and 20; please call 737-7486 to confirm.
English colloquium -- Dr. Denyse Lynde, Prof. Dick Buehler and graduates of Memorial's drama specialization will give a presentation titled "So, you think 'all the world's a stage?'" at 4 p.m. in Room AA-3018, Arts and Administration Building. Mixer to follow, Room AA-3033.
Sea-Hawks basketball -- It's Memorial's men's team versus the University of Price Edward Island (UPEI) team, Physical Education Building gym, 8 p.m.
Sea-Hawks basketball -- It's Memorial's men's team versus the UPEI team, Physical Education Building gym, 2 p.m.
University forum series -- The University As it is/As it could be forum series, sponsored by the M.Phil. humanities program, features Dr. Roberta Buchanan, English. Her presentation is titled Changing Our Minds: The Impact of Feminism on the Academy, a Personal View; it begins at 1 p.m. in Room AA-1043, Arts and Administration Building.
Philosophy colloquium -- John Cook, Philosophy, will give a talk titled Is Davidson Lai-ing about Universals? at 2 p.m. in Room AA-2071, Arts and Administration Building.
Faculty Artists Series -- This performance by Nancy Dahn (violin) and Timothy Steeves (piano) will feature Beethoven's Kreutzer Sonata. The concert begins at 8 p.m. in the recital hall, Music Building. For details, call 737-7486.
Women's Studies speakers' series -- Sharon Roseman, Anthropology, will discuss From "Maid" to "Student:" The Transformation of Apprenticeship in the Galician Sewing Trade, at 4 p.m. in Room SN-4087, Science Building.
Student recital -- All are welcome to this free School of Music student recital, featuring compositions by Jason Hayward and a performance by Andrea Colbert (voice). The show begins at 7:30 p.m. in the recital hall, Music Building. Call 737-7486 for details.
Linguistics colloquium -- Dr. John Hewson, Linguistics, will give a talk titled Tense and Aspect: Some New Insights, at 12:30 p.m. in Room SN-3060, Science Building.
University forum series -- The University As it is/As it could be forum series, sponsored by the M.Phil. humanities program, features Dr. Bill Montevecchi, Psychology. Dr. Montevecchi will discuss Provehito in Altum -- Things that Money Cannot Buy, at 1 p.m. in Room AA-1043, Arts and Administration Building.
Philosophy colloquium -- Dr. Peter Trnka, Philosophy, will give a talk on Universal Events, Universal Systems, at 2 p.m. in Room AA-2071, Arts and Administration Building.
History seminar -- Ingrid Botting, History, will discuss An Occupation in Transition: Domestic Service in Newfoundland, 1920-1945, at 3:30 p.m. in Room AA-4004, Arts and Administration Building.
Healthy Eating Seminar -- Find out about healthy food choices and a non-dieting approach to weight loss at this free seminar in Room C-4011, Chemistry-Physics Building, noon-1 p.m. Pre-register by March 19; call 737-2192.
Anthropology seminar -- Andriy Nahachewsky of the University of Alberta's Slavic and East European studies department (a visiting faculty member in the Department of Folklore) will give a talk titled New Ethnicity in Canadian Ukrainian Dance, at 12:30 p.m. in Room AA-2065, Arts and Administration Building.
Five Years -- This exhibition of paintings by Harold Klunder opens at the Sir Wilfred Grenfell College Art Gallery on March 9 and runs until April 6. The show is curated by Brian Meehan, and organized by the Tom Thomson Memorial Art Gallery in Owen Sound, Ont.
Joseph Plaskett: Reflections and Shadows -- See unusually large scale, multi-panel pastel drawings by Canadian artist Joseph Plaskett. His work includes exquisite views of Parisian apartment interiors, plus French, English and Canadian landscapes. The exhibition is at the Art Gallery of Newfoundland and Labrador (AGNL), in the St. John's Arts and Culture Centre, until March 30.
The Art of Mary Pratt: The Substance of Light -- This is a major retrospective exhibition by one of Canada's (and Newfoundland's) most celebrated artists. It features luminous, colorful still life paintings, figures and mixed-media works by Mary Pratt, an honorary graduate of Memorial. The show is at the AGNL until March 30.
Permanent Collection -- Check out the Memorial University Permanent Collection and the AGNL Permanent Collection, both at the AGNL.