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(March 9, 2000, Gazette)

The Debut Plus Concert Series features the Toronto String Quartet in the D. F. Cook Recital Hall, School of Music, at 8 p.m. on March 16.

 

Thursday, March 9
Lecture –
Dr. Mary Williams, chair for Women in Science and Engineering, will give a co-sponsored WISE/Women’s 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 p.m.

Seminar – There is a biochemistry seminar titled Production of Structured Lipids via Enzymatic Interesterification of Gammainoleic Acid (GLA) and Marine Oils, by Sharon Spurvey at 1 p.m. in the L. A. W. Feltham Room, SN-4015. This seminar is presented in partial fulfilment for the requirements of the degree of master of science.

Free fun swim – The Aquarena will host a free fun swim from 7-8 p.m. for all faculty, staff and family members. Children under eight must be accompanied in the water by a responsible supervisor 15 years or older. A donation of one non-perishable food item per person in aid of the Campus Food Bank is requested. Items such as tinned fruit, milk, soup, turkey, chicken, ham and tuna (for lunches) are recommended. To reserve your tickets call Elaine Harvey at the Aquarena, 737-3994 or e-mail: eharvey@morgan.ucs.mun.ca

Film society – The MUN Cinema Series goes ahead Thursdays at 7 p.m. in the new Empire 12 cinema at the Avalon Mall. Tonight it’s Felicia’s 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

Friday, March 10
Happy hour –
The University Club on the fifth floor of the Arts Annex hosts happy hour every Friday from 4-7 p.m. This week, there’s live jazz music provided by students of the School of Music. All welcome, you don’t need to be a member.

Conference – The College of the North Atlantic’s community recreation II class will host its third annual conference from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m at the Holiday Inn in St. John’s. The theme of the conference of is Youth at Risks to Youth. The conference is supported by Memorial’s School of Physical Education, Recreation and Athletics. Call 758-7420 to register.

Tuesday, March 14
Regular meeting of Senate

Colloquium – There will be a philosophy colloquium at 2 p.m. in the Science Building, room SN-4040, with Dr. P. Trnka presenting a talk titled Value and Intuitions: G. E. Moore and N. Hartmann.

Readings – The Pratt Committee, in co-operation with the Department of English, invites the public to a poetry reading with Barbara Nickel at 12:30 p.m. in the Science Building, Room S-2105. Everyone is welcome. Bring your own lunch.

Thursday, March 16
Display –
Social work students will have a display in the food court of the new student centre, next to Dairy Queen, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. It’s an awareness day for national Social Work Week on the theme of the culture of peace. Social work students want to reach out to the university community to let other students know what they do as social workers and to talk to any students interested in applying to the School of Social Work.

Unveiling – Students of fabric design at the Anna Templeton Centre have designed and produced a series of six major banners on the material culture of Newfoundland and Labrador for permanent display at the new exhibition space in Queen’s College Great Hall. Join the Archaeology Unit in an informal unveiling at 4 p.m.

Movie night – In the mood for a movie? The MUN Cinema Series presents Jeanne and the Perfect Guy/Jeanne et Le Garçon Formidable (France 1998), English and French (subtitles) at 7 p.m. in the new Empire 12 cinema at the Avalon Mall. A musical drama directed by Olivier Ducastel and Jacques Martineau, with Virginie Ledoyen and Elise Caron. For more information, see www.mun.ca/film

Debut Plus – The Debut Plus Concert Series continues with the Toronto String Quartet in the D. F. Cook Recital Hall, School of Music, at 8 p.m. Tickets are available at the Arts and Culture Centre box office or by calling 729-3900.

Friday, March 17
Happy hour –
The University Club on the fifth floor of the Arts Annex hosts happy hour every Friday from 4-7 p.m. This week, it’s a St. Patrick’s Day celebration with traditional and Irish music by Don’t Give Up Your Day Job, the Faculty of Education’s in-house band featuring Alison Mews, Gary Jeffery, Wayne Nesbit and Noel Shuell. All welcome; you don’t need to be a member.

Tuesday, March 21
Colloquium –
There will be a philosophy colloquium at 2 p.m. in the Science Building, room SN-4040, with Dr. Richard Matthews.

Lecture – The Pratt Committee, in co-operation with the Department of English, invites the public to a poetry reading with Carmelita McGrath at 12:30 p.m. in the Science Building, Room S-2105. Everyone is welcome. Bring your own lunch.

Wednesday, March 22
Open House –
The University Club on the fifth floor of the Arts Annex is holding an open house. All faculty and staff are welcome to come and enjoy a tasty lunch at the club. For a menu, see www.mun.ca/univclub.

Thursday, March 23
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 it’s Perfect Blue (Japan 1997). A mystery with animation and live action. Directed by Satoshi Kon. Rated R for violence and nudity. Exploits horror comics and sci-fi, a psychological thriller, amazing new type of photo-realistic animation. For more information, see www.mun.ca/film

Friday, March 24
Symposium –
The Newfoundland Historical Society presents a free public symposium titled Amulree’s Legacy: Truth, Lies and Consequences, which will examine through presentations and panel discussions the portrayal of Newfoundland, its history, economy, politics and people, in Lord Amulree’s Royal Commission Report of 1933. This event goes ahead at the LSPU Hall, Victoria Street, today at 7:30, with a reception to follow, and Saturday from 9 am. to 5 p.m. Saturday will include a dinner at the Battery at 7 p.m for which tickets are required. Contact 722-3191

ONGOING
ST. JOHN’S

There will be a Food and Clothing Drive sponsored by MUNCC during the week March 13-17. Food and clothing may be dropped at the MUNSU office Room 2000 all week or in the TSC Gym 12-5 p.m. March 17.

Students of fabric design at the Anna Templeton Centre have designed and produced a series of six major banners on the material culture of Newfoundland and Labrador for permanent display at the new exhibition space in Queen’s College Great Hall.

Frames of Mind: Handmade Frames with an Attitude, goes ahead at the Great Hall, Queen’s 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.

Irish Art Now: From the Poetic to the Political, is on display at the Art Gallery of Newfoundland and Labrador until April 9. Ireland’s 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.

CORNER BROOK
Tracking 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

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.