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(November 15, 2001, Gazette)

Dr. Lloyd AxworthyDr. Lloyd Axworthy, former minister of foreign affairs and director and CEO of the Liu Centre for the Study of Global Issues at the University of British Columbia, will be the first lecturer in the newly established John Kenneth Galbraith Lectureship in Public Policy at Memorial University. Dr. Axworthy’s lecture – titled, The Human Security Agenda: Prescriptions for Canada in an Age of Globalization – will be held in the D. F. Cook Recital Hall on Monday, Nov. 19. The lecture begins at 8 p.m.

Thursday, Nov. 15
MUN Cinema — The MUN Cinema Series continues at the Empire Theatre’s Studio 12 at the Avalon Mall at 7 p.m. with The Anniversary Party (USA 2001). Directed by Allan Cumming and Jennifer Jason Leigh. With Alan Cumming, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Gwyneth Paltrow, Kevin Kline and Phoebe Cates. See www.mun.ca/film.

Artist talk — Artist Pam Hall will talk at 7:30 p.m. about the exhibition of her work at the Art Gallery of Newfoundland and Labrador, New Readings in Female Anatomy, which is on display until Jan. 6, 2002. Women’s experiences of illness, healing and their own biology is central to Ms. Hall’s work. Free admission. Information: 737-8209.

Seminar – There is a geography seminar on glacial history from 12:20-1:30 p.m. in the Science Building, room SN-2025. Shirley McCuaig of the Newfoundland Geological Survey will speak on Glacial History of the Nass River Region, Northwestern, B.C.

Friday, Nov. 16
Public reading — Award-winning author Austin Clarke will give a public reading at 4 p.m. in room SN-2101 of the Science Building. Everyone welcome, admission is free.

Monday, Nov. 19.
Lecture — Dr. Lloyd Axworthy, former minister of foreign affairs and director and CEO of the Liu Centre for the Study of Global Issues at the University of British Columbia, will be the first lecturer in the newly established John Kenneth Galbraith Lectureship in Public Policy at Memorial University. Dr. Axworthy’s lecture — titled, The Human Security Agenda: Prescriptions for Canada in an Age of Globalization — will be held in the D. F. Cook Recital Hall. The lecture begins at 8 p.m. and is open to the public and there is no admission charge.

Thursday, Nov. 22
MUN Cinema — The MUN Cinema Series continues at the Empire Theatre’s Studio 12 at the Avalon Mall at 7 p.m. with Nora (Ireland / UK / Italy / Germany 2000). Directed by Pat Murphy. With Ewan McGregor, Susan Lynch.

Concert Band — MUN Concert Band’s fall concert is always a lively finale to the semester. Join conductor Donald Buell for a rousing evening of new and familiar music. D. F. Cook Recital Hall, 8 p.m. Reservations: 737-4455.

Reading — MUN grad Michael Crummey, whose recent novel River Thieves was nominated for the Giller Prize, will give a reading at Casual Jack’s on West Street in Corner Brook at 8 p.m. For more information contact Randall Maggs at rmaggs@swgc.mun.ca

Friday, Nov. 23
Concert — Coming Through Fire - The theme of fire is explored musically in a sizzling program with clarinettist Paul Bendzsa and faculty chamber artists. D. F. Cook Recital Hall, 8 p.m. Reservations: 737-4455.

Sunday, Nov. 25
Concert — Jazz Band - Enjoy an evening of Miles Davis’ Greatest Hits played by the MUN Jazz Ensemble. D. F. Cook Recital Hall, 8 p.m. Reservations: 737-4455.

Tuesday, Nov. 27
Meeting — The Humber Natural History Society will meet at 8 p.m. in room AS328 at Grenfell College in Corner Brook. The meeting will feature a talk by Anne Marceau, interpretation specialist, on Newfoundland’s Amazing Limestone Barrens, with slides by Michael Burzynski, vegetation biologist, both with Parks Canada in western Newfoundland and Labrador (Gros Morne National Park). All are welcome to attend.

Thursday, Nov. 29
MUN Cinema — The MUN Cinema Series continues at the Empire Theatre’s Studio 12 at the Avalon Mall at 7 p.m. with The Closet (France 2000) English subtitles. Directed by Francis Veber. With Daniel Auteuil, Gérard Depardieu and Thierry Lhermitte.

Friday, Nov. 30
Book fair — The Women’s Studies program is holding a women’s book fair from 3-6 p.m. in room SN-4087 of the Science Building. Come hear poet and other writers read from their work.

ONGOING
ST. JOHN’S

Pam Hall: New Readings in Female Anatomy, runs at the Art Gallery of Newfoundland and Labrador until Jan. 6. See www.mun.ca/agnl

Jack Butler: Fate Maps runs at the Art Gallery of Newfoundland and Labrador until Jan. 6. See www.mun.ca/agnl

Every Sunday is family fun day at MUN Botanical Garden, rain or shine. Nature hikes, puppet shows, face painting, arts and crafts, and garden tours are some of the activities offered each week. Look for hidden creatures on our Discovery Trail. A different theme each weekend. Please call 737-8590 for more information. The garden is open every day, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

MUN Botanical Garden is offering a Saturday parent and tot fall preschool program every Saturday morning and afternoon starting September. The fee is just $4 per session. (Discounts for Friends of the Garden). Space is limited. All materials are provided. Pre-registration is required. For more information or to register please call 737-8590.