Out and About
(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.
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: firstname.lastname@example.org
Film society 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
Conference The College of the North Atlantics community recreation II class will host its third annual conference from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m at the Holiday Inn in St. Johns. The theme of the conference of is Youth at Risks to Youth. The conference is supported by Memorials School of Physical Education, Recreation and Athletics. Call 758-7420 to register.
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.
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 Queens 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.
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.
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 Queens College Great Hall.
Frames 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.
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.