Front Page
News
In Brief
Research
Out and About
News and Notes
Obituary
Classified
Student View
Flashback
Notable
Meet Memorial
University Watch
Search this issue
The Gazette Homepage
Division of University Relations Homepage
E-Mail Us
 

(February 8, 2001, Gazette)

Sea-Hawks Maureen Murrin (L) and Renee McGrath
Look up

Sea-Hawks Maureen Murrin (L) and Renee McGrath wait to snag a rebound during Monday’s basketball game versus the Dalhousie Tigers at the MUN gym. Memorial’s women lost the game 88-71 after winning Sunday 67-51. The men’s team also split its pair of games with the Tigers, winning Sunday 73-69 and losing a heartbreaker in overtime Monday
103-102. Memorial’s teams will be back in action at the MUN gym Feb. 17-18 versus the University of New Brunswick.

Thursday, Feb. 8
Seminar
— There is a biochemistry seminar at 1 p.m. in the Science Building, room SN-4015. Dr. Proton Rahman, Faculty of Medicine (Rheumatology), will speak on the genetics of complex disease.

Film societyRequiem for a Dream (USA 2000) 100 mins. Darren Aranofsky. With Ellen Burstyn, Jared Leto, Jennifer Connelly, Louise Lasser, 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

Tuesday, Feb. 13
Regular meeting of Senate

Colloquium — There is a philosophy colloquium at 2 p.m. in the Science Building, room SN-4040. Andrew Latus, Philosophy, will present a talk titled Constructing Momentum: Political Momentum as a Case Study in Social Construction.
Lecture — The MUN Catholic Community has rescheduled its public lecture Time for the Making. It will now take place tonight at 8 p.m. in the Chemistry Building, room C-2045. Artist Gerry Squires will explore the creative process through his art and stories.

Wednesday, Feb. 14
Public lecture
— The Wessex Society will feature Dr. Lloyd Brown in a public lecture at 8 p.m. at the Marine Institute, Ridge Road. The lecture is titled We Thrive on Wonder From Our Birth.

Thursday, Feb. 15
Seminar
— The Department of Linguistics will hold a seminar from 1-2 p.m. in the Science Building, room SN-3058 with H. Paddock. The topic is On Winter’s Own Exceptions to Winter’s Law.

Film societyKadosh (Israel 1999). Amos Gitai. With Yoram Hattab and Meital Barda. All films run in Empire Studio 12, Avalon Mall, Thursday night at 7 p.m. For more information, see
www.mun.ca/film

Debut Plus — The Debut Plus Concert Series features Alexander Tselyakov, piano, in the D. F Cook Recital Hall, School of Music, at 7:30 p.m.

Friday, Feb. 16
Lecture
— The Women’s Studies program speakers series presents Françoise Enguehard with a lecture titled From Brittany to the Shores of Newfoundland: One Woman’s Story of Courage, at 12 p.m. in the Science Building, room SN-4087.

Saturday Feb. 17
Concert
— Jane Leibel, soprano, Kristina Szutor, piano, and Paul Bendzsa, clarinet, will perform vocal selections by Poulenc, Morawetz, Behrens and Rachmaninoff in a concert which explores the vicissitudes of romantic love at D. F. Cook Recital Hall, MUN School of Music, at 8 p.m. Tickets $10/$5 available at the door. Reservations and last minute information 737-4455. More information at www.mun.ca/music

Basketball — The Sea-Hawks take on University of New Brunswick with the women doing battle at 6 p.m. followed by the men at 8 p.m. in the MUN gym.

Sunday, Feb. 18
Basketball
— The Sea-Hawks take on University of New Brunswick with the women playing at 2 p.m. followed by the men at 4 p.m. in the MUN gym.

Monday, Feb. 19
Winter Semester Break begins at Sir Wilfred Grenfell College

Tuesday, Feb. 20
Colloquium
— There is a philosophy colloquium at 2 p.m. in the Science Building, room SN-4040. David Thompson, Philosophy, will present a talk titled Construction in Daniel Dennett’s Philosophy of Mind.

Thursday, Feb. 22
Lectures resume at Grenfell College

Film societyAfterlife (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, see www.mun.ca/film

Public lecture — The Newfoundland Historical Society presents a free public lecture by Margot Duley titled Let Me Farm at Cape St. Mary’s: Neglect of Women’s 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.

ONGOING
ST. JOHN’S
Private Eye: The Art of Jim Hansen
, a retrospective spanning 30 years of Newfoundland artist Jim Hansen’s serigraphs, photographs, assemblages and digit-ally-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 Memorial’s 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 withwood-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.

CORNER BROOK
Millennium in a Box
will run at the Sir Wilfred Grenfell Art Gallery until Feb. 24. For more information, call 637-6209. Gallery hours: Monday to Saturday, 11 a.m.-5 p.m.

Jim Shirley Returns: The Art of Jim Shirley runs at the Sir Wilfred Grenfell Art Gallery until Feb. 24. For more information, call 637-6209. Gallery hours: Monday to Saturday, 11 a.m.-5 p.m.

Top of Page