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Feb. 20, 2003, Gazette


Sex And Lucia, starring Paz Vega
Sex And Lucia, starring Paz Vega, is the MUN Cinema Series offering on Thursday, March 6. All screenings are at 7 p.m. in Empire Studio 12 cinemas in the Avalon Mall. For more information, see www.mun.ca/film.

Thursday, Feb. 20
Stats seminar — There is a statistics seminar at 11 a.m., room HH-3017. Yi Liu, Department of Mathematics and Statistics. He will speak on Integer-Valued Designs for Discrimination.

Film series — MUN Cinema Series continues with Far From Heaven (Canada 2002) 107 min. Rated PG-13 for mature thematic elements, sexual content, brief violence and language. Directed by Todd Haynes with Julianne Moore, Dennis Quaid, Dennis Haysbert and Patricia Clarkson. All screenings are at 7 p.m. in Empire Studio 12 cinemas in the Avalon Mall. For more information, see www.mun.ca/film.

Lecture on Islam — Is your understanding of Islam based in myth or reality? Find out at 7:30 p.m. when Dr. Mahmoud Haddara, Imam of the Muslim Association of Newfoundland and Labrador's (MANL) St. John's mosque, delivers a free presentation titled Islam: Between Myth and Reality. The presentation will take place in room A-1046, Arts and Administration Building on Memorial's St. John's campus. For more information or to reserve a seat, please call Memorial's Division of Lifelong Learning at 737-7979.

Cry! Wolf! — A two-part mini-series concert in honour of Hugo Wolf, the unsurpassed master of the German art song on the 100th anniversary of his death. Tonight’s show is titled the Great German Poets. Goethe, Eichendorff and Mörike: with Jane Leibel, soprano, and Tom Gordon, piano, with a special performance by the MUN Chamber Choir under the direction of Professor Thomas Loewenheim at 8 p.m. at the D. F. Cook Recital Hall, School of Music. For more see www.mun.ca/music/.

Vagina MonologuesThe Vagina Monologues, a play by Eve Enseler, is on stage at the Arts and Culture Centre in St. John’s. There will be two performances of this benefit production as part of the V-Day 2003 College Campaign. Tickets can be purchased through the box office. The play is produced by medical students Sarah Lenihan, Jen Goulart and Jessica Guimond. The director is Terri Andrews

Natural history meeting — The February meeting of Natural History Society features Dr. John D. Jacobs from the Geography Department at Memorial University who will give an illustrated talk on Climate Change and Arctic-Alpine Vegetation in the Southern Baffin Island and the Mealy Mountains at 8 p.m. at the MUN Biological Laboratories on Mt. Scio Road. The Biological Laboratories are just up the hill and across the road from the MUN Botanical Gardens. For further information, call 895-2564. All are invited.

Friday, Feb. 21

Career workshop — There is a career workshop for science students titled Job Search and Networking from 12-1 p.m. in the Science Building, room SN-2104. For more information, please e-mail Chris Hounsell, chrish@mun.ca, or Lynn Walsh, lwalsh@mun.ca at the Centre for Career Development.

Business Day — The graduating business class of 2003 hosts the 38th Annual Business Day Conference. The theme of this year’s event is Outports to Exports, to reflect Newfoundland and Labrador’s progress towards success in the global economy. Scott Hand, CEO of Inco Limited, will deliver the day’s keynote address. For more information, see www.busi.mun.ca/businessday or call 737-3566 or e-mail businessday2003@hotmail.com.

Cry! Wolf! — The two-part mini-series concert in honour of Hugo Wolf, the unsurpassed master of the German art song on the 100th anniversary of his death, continues with A Little Sun from the South. The Italian Songbook and Serenade features Caroline Schiller, soprano, and Tom Gordon, piano, with a special performance by the MUN Chamber Orchestra under the direction of Thomas Loewenheim at 8 p.m. at the D. F. Cook Recital Hall, School of Music. For more see www.mun.ca/music/.

Theatre — The Off-Broadway Players will hold open auditions for its first major production at 7 p.m. in Room 350 of the Arts and Science Building of Sir Wilfred Grenfell College. Short scripts will be provided for audition purposes, so no preparation is needed. All are welcome. No acting experience necessary. For more information, contact OBP via email, off_broadway_players@yahoo.ca, or by calling 632-9322.

Vagina Monologues
— The Vagina Monologues, a play by Eve Enseler, goes ahead tonight at the Arts and Culture Centre. There will be two performances of this benefit production as part of the V-Day 2003 College Campaign. Tickets can be purchased through the box office – $15 for students and $20 for adults. The play is produced by medical students Sarah Lenihan, Jen Goulart and Jessica Guimond. The director is Terri Andrews.

Monday Feb. 24
Winter semester break begins at St. John's Campus and Sir Wilfred Grenfell College

Tuesday, Feb. 25
WebDays 2003 — Faculty members, staff, and students are invited to attend WebDays 2003 from 9:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. in the Arts Atrium, room A-1046. WebDays is a series of presentations that focuses on the Web and its applications in the post-secondary setting. For a schedule, see www.mun.ca/webdays. Registration is NOT required.

Wednesday, Feb. 26
WebDays 2003 — WebDays continues from 9:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. in the Arts Atrium, room A-1046. For a schedule, see www.mun.ca/webdays. Registration is not required.

Thursday, Feb. 27
Lectures resume at St. John's Campus and Sir Wilfred Grenfell College

Final date to drop courses without academic prejudice


Film series — MUN Cinema Series continues with Bollywood/Hollywood (Canada 2002) 103 min. English/Hindi/Spanish. Directed by Deepa Mehta with Rahul Khanna, Lisa Ray, Moushumi Chatterjee and Dina Pathak. All screenings are at 7 p.m. in Empire Studio 12 cinemas in the Avalon Mall. For more information, see www.mun.ca/film.

Saturday, March 1
Final date for filing undergraduate applications for admission/re-admission to fall semester 2003. Applications received after this date will be processed as time and resources permit

Tuesday, March 4
Philosophy colloquium — Theme — Rationality. Dr. T. Lai will present a talk titled So You Want to be Sherlock Holmes? At 2 p.m. in room SN-3058 (Science Building).

Thursday, March 6

Film series — MUN Cinema Series continues with Sex And Lucia (France/Spain 2001) 128 min. (aka Lucía y el sexo). Directed by Julio Medem with Paz Vega, Tristán Ulloa, Najwa Nimre, and Daniel Freire. In Spanish with English subtitles. Rated R for lots of sex. All screenings are at 7 p.m. in Empire Studio 12 cinemas in the Avalon Mall. For more information, see www.mun.ca/film.

Friday, March 7
Lecture — The Women’s Studies program winter semester speakers’ series continues with Elena Hannah, professor of psychology at Memorial, and author of the book Women in the Academic Tundra. She will speak on the topic Academic Mothers: An Oxymoron? at 4 p.m. in the Science Building, room SN-4087.

Concert — Slava! Faculty artists in a rich and exciting program of music by Russian composers at 8 p.m. at the D. F. Cook Recital Hall, School of Music. For more see www.mun.ca/music/.

Tuesday, March 11
Philosophy colloquium — Theme — Rationality. Dr. P. Harris will present a talk titled Reason in Creation, at 2 p.m. in room SN-4038, Science Building.

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CORNER BROOK

An exhibition of new work by acclaimed Canadian artist Diana Thorneycroft titled Martyr’s Murder runs at Sir Wilfred Grenfell College Art Gallery until March 1. For more, see www.swgc.mun.ca/artgallery/.