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(March 8, 2001, Gazette)

Thursday, March 8
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

Biochemistry seminar — There is a biochemistry seminar at 1 p.m. in the L. A. W. Feltham Room, SN-4015. D. M. Anil Gunaratne, Biochemistry, will speak on the effect of heat-moisture treatment on the structure and physicochemical properties of root and tuber starches. This seminar is presented in partial fulfillment for the requirements of master of science

Panel — What place, if any, should corporations have within Memorial University, a panel discussion, takes place at 1 p.m. in room A-1043. For more information, see
www.ucs.mun.ca/~b65ems/panel/panel.html

Friday, March 9
Concert
— Music faculty members Nancy Dahn, violin, Thomas Loewenheim, cello, and Kristina Szutor, piano, perform Haydn’s Piano Trio in C major, Hob. XV:27 and Shostakovich’s Piano Trio No. 2 Op. 67, and are then joined by School of Music students Chris Anstey, viola, and Heather Kao, violin, for Schumann’s Piano Quintet in E-flat, Op. 44. Tickets are $10/$5, available at the door. D. F. Cook Recital Hall, School of Music, at 8 p.m. Phone 737-4455 for reservations.

Sunday, March 11
Alumni bonspiel
— The St. John’s chapter of the Alumni Association presents its third annual Alumni Curling Bonspiel from 9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. at the St. John’s Curling Club on Mayor Avenue. New and experienced curlers welcome. For more info, call 737-4354.

Tuesday, March 13
Colloquium
— There is a philosophy colloquium at 2 p.m. in the Science Building, room SN-4040. John Scott, Philosophy, will present a talk titled Dividing at the Joints: Construction or Deconstruction at Phaedrus 256b.
Wednesday, March 14
Wessex lecture
— The Wessex Society presents a free public lecture at Hampton Hall of the Marine Institute. Dr. Kevin Melvin will speak at 8 p.m.

Thursday, March 15
Seminar
— There is a linguistics seminar with C. Beaudoin-Lietz, 1-2 p.m., in the Science Building, SN-3058.

Sunday, March 18
Concert
— Canadian jazz guitarist and composer Roddy Ellias celebrates a one-week residency at the School of Music with a concert to include solo works for guitar, Jim Duff’s Wail with the MUN Jazz Ensemble, Wizard of Oz Suite with the MUN Faculty Chamber Ensemble and the premiere of a new work, Whale Spirit Rising, with the MUN Chamber Orchestra, at the D. F. Cook Recital Hall, School of Music, at 8 p.m. Tickets are $10/$5, available at the door. Phone 737-4455 for reservations.

Tuesday, March 20
Colloquium
— There is a philosophy colloquium at 2 p.m. in the Science Building, room SN-4040. Steve Crocker, Sociology, will present a talk titled Multiplicities and Assemblages in Gilles Deleuze.

Debut Plus concert — Christina Tannous and Stephen Ham are the featured performers at the Debut Plus Concert, at the D. F. Cook Recital Hall, School of Music, at 8 p.m.

Thursday, March 22
Film society
You Can Count on Me (USA 2000) Ken Lonergan. With Laura Linney, Mark Ruffalo, Matthew Broderick, Rory Culkin, Jon Tenney, 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

Friday, March 23
Symposium
— The Newfoundland Historical Society presents a free public symposium titled 17th Century Newfoundland: The English Shore, at Hampton Hall of the Marine Institute on Ridge Road. Dr. Christopher English and Dr. Patrick O’Flaherty debate whether settlement was legal. 7:30-9 p.m. Everyone welcome, free parking and reception to follow. More information at 722-3191 or e-mail nhs@thezone.net or check the Web site at www.infonet.stjohns.nf.ca/providers/nfldhist/

Saturday, March 24
Symposium
— The Newfoundland Historical Society presents a free public symposium titled 17th Century Newfoundland: The English Shore, at Hampton Hall of the Marine Institute on Ridge Road. Various speakers from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Everyone welcome and free parking. Dinner at the Battery Hotel, $25 per person. More information at 722-3191 or e-mail nhs@thezone.net or check the Web site at www.infonet.st-johns.nf.ca/providers/nfldhist/

ONGOING
ST. JOHN’S

The Memorial University of Newfoundland Students’ Union and the MUN Catholic Community will be holding their second annual food and clothing drive from March 12-16. Please drop off donations at the MUNSU general office in the University Centre, room UC-2000, on or before these dates, or March 16 at the MUNSU Council Chambers (UC-2001). All proceeds will go to the Campus Food Bank and other charitable organizations. For more information, contact Kirk Wiseman at 737-7633 or
kirk@cs.mun.ca or Rob McBride at g65rjm@mun.ca.

Private Eye: The Art of Jim Hansen, a retrospective spanning 30 years of Newfoundland artist Jim Hansen’s 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 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 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. John’s Club of the Canadian Federation of University Women is requesting donations of books for the 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 books.

Beach Combing by Audrey Cole, retired employee of QE II Library, is on display at Music Resource Centre, School of Music, room MU-2026. This exhibit is on display until April 25. A major idea of this art project is to present diverse works by artists on MUN campus; faculty, employees and students. If anyone is interested, please contact Gina Waclawek at 737-4471 or e-mail her at
waclawek@mun.ca

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