24, 2000, Gazette)
Ten Years, selected works by alumni of SWGC visual arts program,
continues at the Grenfell Art Gallery until April 1. Hours of
operation are Monday to Saturday, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m
Film society The MUN Cinema Series continues
the year 2000 with a new day and time, Thursdays at 7 p.m. in
the new Empire 12 cinema at the Avalon Mall. Tonight its
Legend of 1900/Leggenda del pianista sulloceano, La (USA
1998). In English. Drama. Directed by Giuseppe Tornatore. With
Tim Roth, Pruitt Taylor Vince, Bill Nunn. Rated R. For more information,
Newfoundland Historical Society presents a free public lecture
by Dr. Gerhard Bassler, History, on the topic Alfred Valdmanis:
Myth and Reality, followed by a reception and launch of his
new book on this subject, at 8 p.m. in Hampton Hall of the Marine
Institute. Everyone welcome.
Basketball The womens basketball
team takes on UCCB at 6 p.m. in the MUN Gym. The mens basketball
team follows at 8 p.m.
The womens basketball team takes on UCCB at 2 p.m. in the
MUN Gym. The mens basketball team follows at 4 p.m.
Colloquium There is a philosophy colloquium
at 2 p.m. in room S-4040 with Dr. W. Okshevsky presenting a talk
titled Is There Room in Kants Ethics for Perception and
Fyzee Shuhood, reserve manager and wildlife biologist at Cape
St. Marys Ecological Reserve, will give a public lecture
on seabird reserves in room LC-301, Sir Wilfred Grenfell College
in Corner Brook, at 8 p.m.
The St. Johns Public Lecture Series in Philosophy, presented
by Memorials philosophy department, invite people to a
talk with Batia Boe Stolar who will ask To Shoot or Not to Shoot:
The Ethics and Esthetics of Photography. Lecture takes place
at the Darkroom Urban Lounge, 340 Duckworth Street, at 8:30 p.m.
Film society The documentary American Movie
(USA 1999) is this weeks MUN Cinema Series offering. Directed
by Chris Smith and featuring Mark Borchardt and Mike Schank,
this is an insightful examination of the American dream. Film
time is 7 p.m. in the new Empire 12 cinema at the Avalon Mall.
For more information, see www.mun.ca/film
Visiting speaker Dr. Fraser Taylor will give a public lecture
at 10 a.m. in the Genesis Boardroom, Spencer Hall. The title
of the lecture is A Warm Welcome? International Students and
Canadian Universities. This lecture will report on a study funded
by the AUAA, the Canadian Association for Graduate Studies, and
the Association of Registrars of the Universities and Colleges
of Canada. Dr. Taylor is professor of international affairs,
geography and environmental studies at Carleton University.
The Womens Studies Program Speakers Series continues
with Sharon Batt who will present a talk on environmental links
to breast cancer at 3 p.m. in room SN-4087. Ms. Batt is the author
of Patient No More: The Politics of Breast Cancer.
The fourth annual MUN Library book sale starts at 10 a.m. in
the Library Staff Lounge (down the corridor by the old bookstore).
Colloquium There is a philosophy colloquium
at 2 p.m. in room S-4040 with Dr. A. Rahmanian presenting a talk
titled Moral Realism, Anti-realism and Sociable Affections.
For The Making, sponsored by Memorial University Catholic Community
(MUNCC), will hold its final lecture for this year at 8 p.m.,
Arts Annex, room A-1046. Join economist Dr. Wade Locke in his
talk Reflections on the Ability of the Dismal Science to Empower
Individual and Societal Choices. For further information, call
737-8589. Free parking in Lot 15 and coin-operated parking in
lots 15B and 3.
The American Society of Botanical Artists will present a slide
lecture titled Botanical Art: A Continuing Tradition, at 8 p.m.
in the Botanical Garden Field Centre, 306 Mount Scio Road. Local
botanical artist Joyce Cho will present the slides on behalf
of the ASBA.
The Wessex Society presents a free public lecture titled William
Tavenor, early Newfoundland Entrepreneur and Surveyor: The Bay
de Verde-Poole-Trinity Connection, by writer Dr. Paul ONeill
at 8 p.m. in Hampton Hall of the Marine Institute.
Thursday, March 9
Dr. Mary Williams (R), chair for Women in Science and Engineering,
will give a co-sponsored WISE/Womens Studies talk titled
Access and Merit: A Debate Around Encouraging Women in Science
and Engineering, in the Science Building, room SN-4087, at 12:30
The MUN Cinema Series goes ahead Thursdays at 7 p.m. in the new
Empire 12 cinema at the Avalon Mall. Tonight its Felicias
Journey (Canada 1999), a thriller directed by Atom Egoyan and
starring Bob Hoskins, Claire Benedict, Elaine Cassidy and Arsinée
Khanjian. Rated PG-13. For more information, see www.mun.ca/film
of Mind: Handmade Frames with an Attitude, goes ahead at the
Great Hall, Queens College, until March 17, 2000. The hall
is open Monday to Friday, 9 a.m. to 4p.m. This exhibition is
curated by Rupert Batten and Walter Peddle for the Heritage Outreach
Project, Archaeology Unit, Memorial University. Temporary parking
pass available from the Archaeology Office.
Art Now: From the Poetic to the Political, is on display at
the Art Gallery of Newfoundland and Labrador until April 9. Irelands
seismic political, social, economic and cultural changes of the
1990s are reflected in works by 12 artists, in media from the
traditional to the unconventional, from painting to taxidermy.
selected works by alumni of SWGC visual arts program, continues
at the Grenfell Art Gallery until April 1. Hours of operation
are Monday to Saturday, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m
There is an Environmental Science Seminar every Friday
at 12:40 p.m. this semester in Arts and Science room 305 by Grenfell
faculty, members of industry and government, as well as students
in the B.Sc. Environmental Science program at Grenfell College.
All are invited to attend.