22, 2001, Gazette)
Thursday, Feb. 22
resume at Grenfell College
Lecture The Department
of Anthropology is sponsoring a lecture with Robin Whitaker of
the Department of Anthropology, University of California, Santa
Cruz, from 12:30-2:00 p.m. in the Arts and Administration Building,
room AA-2065. The lecture is titled Whatever You Say, Say Nothing:
Reflections on Political Discourse in Northern Ireland.
Film society Afterlife (Japan 2000). Hirokazu
Koreeda. With Arata, Erika Oda, et al. All films run in Empire
Studio 12, Avalon Mall, Thursday night at 7 p.m. For more information,
Lecture Artist Susan
Wood of Halifax will give a talk on Halifax artists, show slides
and a portfolio of her work at 7:30 p.m. at the Art Gallery of
Newfoundland and Labrador, located in the Arts and Culture Centre.
Admission is free and all are welcome.
Public lecture The Newfoundland Historical Society
presents a free public lecture by Margot Duley titled Let Me
Farm at Cape St. Marys: Neglect of Womens Agricultural
Work and Public Policy Failures in the 19th and 20th Centuries.
The lecture takes place at Hampton Hall, Marine Institute, Ridge
Road at 8 p.m. All welcome.
Lecture The Benevolent Irish Society is hosting
a public lecture with Dr. John Fitzgerald of Memorials
History department. He will speak on the Irish-Newfoundland historical
connection, at 8 p.m. in the BISs new home at 30 Harvey
Road. All welcome.
Lecture The Canadian
Society of Exercise Physiology lecture tour hits Memorial with
Dr. David Cunningham, University of Western Ontario, and his
lecture titled Cardiovascular Function and Aging, at 2 p.m. in
the Chemistry Building, room C-3033. All are welcome. For more
information, contact Dr. David Behm, 737-3408, e-mail: email@example.com
Pratt Lecture The Pratt Lecture
will be delivered in the Reid Theatre, Arts and Administration
Building, at 8 p.m. by Dr. Stan Dragland, eminent author, critic
and editor. His lecture is titled The Colony of Unrequited Dreams:
Fund-raiser The Memorial
Mens basketball team is having a fund-raiser at Holy Heart
of Mary Auditorium to raise funds for various community initiatives
(like their recent visit to the Janeway), school programs, their
Outreach Program (where they visit smaller communities) and program
expenses related to travel etc. The magic show starts at 2 p.m.,
costs $5 and is suitable for children ages 4-12 years old. The
hypnotic show is at 7 p.m. and costs $10. Call coach Todd Aughey
at 737-8442 and tickets will be delivered to your door. For further
information, please contact Ron Tobin at firstname.lastname@example.org
The St. Johns Public Lectures in Philosophy, presented
by the Department of Philosophy, continue with a talk by Michael
Wallack, Political Science, titled Justice Between Generations?
The lecture takes place at the Darkroom Urban Lounge, 340 Duckworth
Street, at 8:30 p.m. To view a live Web cast of the lecture,
Lecture The Department
of Linguistics seminar series continues with Dr. Vit Bubenik
who will deliver a lecture titled Ablaut and Aspect in Semitic,
from 1-2 p.m. in the Science Building, room SN-3058.
Film society Waydowntown (Canada 2000). Gary Burns. With
Fab Fillipo, Don McKellar, Marya Delver, Gordon Curry, et al.
All films run in Empire Studio 12, Avalon Mall, Thursday night
at 7 p.m. For more information, see www.mun.ca/film
Lecture The Womens
Studies speakers series continues at 12 p.m. in the Science Building,
room SN-4087. Danielle Finney will give a lecture titled Sexing
Desire: The Construction of Female Desire in Womens Fashion
and Beauty Magazines. All events are open to the public.
Colloquium A Philosophy
colloquium takes place at 2 p.m. in the Science Building, room
SN-4040. Craig Squires, Mathematics and Statistics, will present
a talk titled Making Choices in Mathematics and Logic. Everyone
Lecture The MUN Catholic Community presents a public
lecture with Peter Fenwick titled Forget Nickel, Oil, Electricity,
Fish and Wood: The Only Newfoundland Resources with a Future
are Human Beings. This lecture takes place in the Chemistry Building,
room C-2045 at 8 p.m. All are welcome.
Film society Maelström
(Canada 2000). Directed by Denis Villeneuve. With Marie-Josée
Croze, Jean-Nicolas Verreault, Stéphanie Morgenstern,
Virginie Dubois. All films run in Empire Studio 12, Avalon Mall,
Thursday night at 7 p.m. For more information, see www.mun.ca/film
Eye: The Art of Jim Hansen,
a retrospective spanning 30 years of Newfoundland artist Jim
Hansens serigraphs, photographs, assemblages and digitally-based
works, runs at the Art Gallery of Newfoundland and Labrador until
March 25. Gallery hours are Tuesday through Sunday, noon to 5
p.m. and Friday from 7-10 p.m.
Pictures and Patterns: Victorian Illustrated Books and Bindings
from the Peattie Collection, an exhibition to mark the gift of
thousands of rare Victorian books from the Roger and Marlene
Peattie Collection to Memorials QE II Library, runs until
March 25, 2001 at the Art Gallery of Newfoundland and Labrador,
located in the Arts and Culture Centre, Allandale Road. The exhibition
will focus on four groups of Victorian books: colour-printed
books from the 1840s to the beginning of the 20th century; books
and magazines with wood-engraved illustrations; examples of the
art of the book movement; and cloth bindings, most
of them signed or attributed to one of the known book cover artists.
Gallery hours are Tuesday through Sunday, noon to 5 p.m. and
Friday from 7-10 p.m.
The St. Johns Club of the Canadian Federation of University
Women is requesting donations of books for its 11th annual
book sale to be held April 21. Proceeds will go towards MUN scholarships
and the Newfoundland Art Posters in the Schools project. Call
754-0797 or 781-1980 for information or to arrange pick up of