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March 20, 2003, Gazette

Thursday, March 20
Biochem seminar — Influence of omega-3 fatty acids on regulation of lipoprotein metabolism in F1B hamsters, by Pujitha deSilva, Department of Biochemistry, Memorial University of Newfoundland, at 1 p.m. in the L.A.W. Feltham Room, SN-4015. This seminar is presented in partial fulfillment for the requirements of the degree of master of science.

Film series — MUN Cinema Series continues with Bay Of Love and Sorrows (Canada 2002) 95 min. 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 21
Concert — The Art of the Song Recital — Soprano Catherine Fitch and pianist Maureen Volk in repertoire from Munich to Madrid. With Kjellrun Hestekin, horn, and Mary O'Keeffe, harpsichord, at 8 p.m. at the D. F. Cook Recital Hall, School of Music. For more, see www.mun.ca/music/.

Sunday, March 23
Concert — Larger than Life Passions on Stage — The annual production of opera workshop, under the direction of Caroline Schiller. Scenes from A Hand of Bridge, Signor Deluso and Carmen at 8 p.m. at the D. F. Cook Recital Hall, School of Music. For more, see www.mun.ca/music/.

Tuesday, March 25
Benefit show — The MUN Folklore Society presents the Annual Mary A. Griffiths Memorial Bursary Benefit Show at 8 p.m. at Erin's Pub. Music, 50/50 draw, storytelling, poetry, door prizes, dancing.

Concert — The Cook Hall Swings — The MUN Jazz Ensemble raise the roof once again for a blazing evening of big band jazz at 8 p.m. at the D. F. Cook Recital Hall, School of Music. For more, see www.mun.ca/music/.

Thursday, March 27
Public lecture — The Women’s Studies speakers’ series continues with Emerance Baker, master of women’s studies candidate, on the topic Aboriginal Women Writing Community Renewal, at 1 p.m. in room SN-4087.

Film series – MUN Cinema Series continues with Chaos and Desire (aka La Turbulence des Fluides) (Canada 2002) 112 min. French/English/Japanese. All screenings are at 7 p.m. in Empire Studio 12 cinemas in the Avalon Mall. For more information, see www.mun.ca/film.

Video conference — There is a video conference from 7-9 p.m. hosted by Epilepsy Newfoundland and Labrador with guest speaker neurologist and epileptologist Dr. Abayomi Ogunyemi. Conference sites include TETRA, Health Sciences Center, St. John’s. For more information and to reserve a seat call 722-0502 or long distance 1-866-epilepsy.

Alexander lecture — Dr. Margaret Conrad will deliver The David Alexander Lecture at 8 p.m. in Hampton Hall, Marine Institute. The lecture is titled A Case of Mistaken Identities: Newfoundland and Labrador in Atlantic Canada since Confederation. The lecture is free of charge and open to the public.

History symposium — The Idea of Newfoundland: Nationalism, Identity and Culture from the 19th Century to the Present, a symposium of the Newfoundland Historical Society, takes place at Hampton Hall, Marine Institute of Memorial University, March 27-29. The symposium is free of charge and open to the public. Registration is not necessary. For full program details, see www.infonet.st-johns.nf.ca/providers/nfldhist/.

Concert — The Last Show! — The MUN Concert Band presents its final program of the year at 8 p.m. at the D. F. Cook Recital Hall, School of Music. For more, see www.mun.ca/music/.

Friday, March 28
Concert — Listeners Choice — Faculty artists play music requested over the year at 8 p.m. at the D. F. Cook Recital Hall, School of Music. For more, see www.mun.ca/music/.

Thursday, April 3
Film series — MUN Cinema Series continues with Gambling, God and LSD (Canada 2002) 180 min. Documentary. Directed by Peter Mettler. All screenings are at 7 p.m. in Empire Studio 12 cinemas in the Avalon Mall. For more information, see www.mun.ca/film.

Wednesday, April 9
Wessex Society — The Wessex Society monthly lecture features Dr. Leslie Harris, historian, writer and president emeritus of Memorial University. Dr. Harris’ talk is titled West Country Seamen and the wreck of the Droits De L’Homme and takes place at Hampton Hall, Marine Institute at 8 p.m. All are welcome to this free lecture.

Thursday April 3
Harvey lecture — Memorial University will host archaeologist Dr. Gabriel Cooney, University College Dublin, for its Henrietta Harvey Distinguished Lecture Series 2003. Dr. Cooney’s lecture is titled Lambay, the Archaeology of an Irish Sea Island. This is a public lecture, and all are welcome to attend. It will take place on at 8 p.m. in room A-1046 of the Arts Building.

Monday, April 7
Undergraduate registration begins, spring semester (14-week courses, intersession and summer session)

Wednesday, April 9
Lectures end, winter semester

Thursday, April 10
Film series — MUN Cinema Series continues with Naqoyaatsi (USA 2002) 89 min. Documentary. Rated PG for violent and disturbing images, and for brief nudity. Directed by Godfrey Reggio. 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, April 11
Public lecture — The Women’s Studies speakers’ series continues with Carrie Dyck, coordinator of Aboriginal Studies at Memorial, on the topic Why I Wrote a Dictionary (and Why Take Aboriginal Studies), at 12:30 p.m. in room SN-4087.

Concert — Next Stop Europe! — The MUN Chamber Orchestra offers a preview of its Spring concert tour at 8 p.m. at the D. F. Cook Recital Hall, School of Music. For more, see www.mun.ca/music/.

ONGOING
CORNER BROOK

Sir Wilfred Grenfell College Art Gallery is pleased to present Bill Rose: In Absurdum — paintings, a solo exhibition of the work of Newfoundland artist Bill Rose. Circulated by the Art Gallery of Newfoundland and Labrador, Bill Rose: In Absurdum — paintings is a survey of the artist’s work over the last 15 years, concentrating on his oils on canvas. The exhibition continues until Saturday, April 12. Gallery hours are Monday to Saturday, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Admission is free. For more information on the gallery’s exhibitions, please call (709) 637-6209 or visit our Web site www.swgc.mun.ca/artgallery/.

ST. JOHN’S
April is the time for many students to perform their graduating recitals. A full listing is available at the Music at Memorial Web site — www.mun.ca/music — just follow the link to Upcoming Concerts. Graduating concerts are your chance to see professional calibre concerts with free admission. Each performance is between 30 minutes and an hour.