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(Oct. 3, 2002, Gazette)

Hoops heaven
Basketball fans in the province will have the chance to see some of the best teams in the country at Memorial’s brand new Field House when the second 'Hawk Eyes Mens Invitational Tournament tips off next week. Memorial’s Sea-Hawks will compete with Université Laval Rouge et Or, the Brandon University Bobcats and the University of Ottawa Gee Gees, Oct. 10-12. For more tournament information visit www.mun.ca/athletics.

'Hawk Eyes Mens Invitational Tournament

Thursday, Oct. 3
Seminar — There is a biochemistry seminar titled Structural and Biophysical Correlates of Pulmonary Surfactant Dysfunction in Lung Injury, by Dr. Amiya Kumar Panda, Department of Chemistry and Departments of Obstetrics and Gynecology and Biochemistry, University of Western Ontario, at 1:30 p.m. in the L.A.W. Feltham Room, SN-4015.

Film series — The MUN cinema series continues with Storytelling (USA 2001). Screenings are at 7 p.m. in Empire Studio 12 cinemas in the Avalon Mall. For more information, see www.mun.ca/film.

Friday, Oct. 4
Concert — Remembering the 20th Century. Mihoko Burton, flute, and Christopher Burton, piano, travel the last century in works by French, Canadian and Japanese composers at the D. F. Cook Recital Hall, located in the School of Music at Memorial. For late news, ticket information and reservations for faculty and ensemble recitals, please call the concert line at 737-4455.

Philosophy lecture — Ingrid Stefanovic, Dept. of Philosophy, University of Toronto, will present a lecture entitled Can Ethics Survive Postmodernism? Clues from Environmental Philosophy from 3-4:15 p.m. in SN-2104. The talk is organized by the Dept. of Philosophy. All are welcome.

Wednesday, Oct. 9
Wessex Society — The Wessex Society will present Dr. Cyril Poole, retired university professor and administrator, and well-known writer, in a public lecture titled School Days at 8 p.m., at Hampton Hall, Marine Institute, Ridge Road. A mug-up and cash bar will be provided.

Free lecture — Visual Artists Newfoundland and Labrador present a free lecture with well-known Calgary artist Ted Godwin at the Art Gallery of Newfoundland and Labrador at 8 p.m. For more information please call AGNL Educator Kate Wolforth at 737-2563.

Thursday, Oct. 10
Film series — MUN cinema series continues with Human Nature (France/USA 2001). Directed By Michel Gondry with Patricia Arquette, Rhys Ifans, Tim Robbins, Ken Magee, et al. Rated R for sexuality/nudity and language. All screenings are at 7 p.m., Thursday, in Empire Studio 12 cinemas in the Avalon Mall. For more information, see www.mun.ca/film.

Tuesday, Oct. 15
Lectures on sport — Dr. Warren Young, University of Ballarat, Victoria, Australia, will give a lecture titled Resistance Training for Speed from 7-8 p.m. in the Arts and Administration Building, room A-1043. Dr. Young is an internationally recognized expert in power training methods and testing. No admission fee.

Wednesday, Oct. 16
Lectures on sport — Dr. Warren Young, University of Ballarat, Victoria, Australia, will deliver a lecture titled Australian Institute of Sport: The Organization of Sport in Australia, from 3:30-4:45 p.m. in the Physical Education Building, room 2028. No admission fee.

Thursday, Oct. 17
Public lecture — The Irish Newfoundland Association will present a free public talk by St. John’s city councillor Frank Galgay at 8 p.m. in Hampton Hall, Marine Institute, Ridge Rd. His illustrated lecture will be on The Life and Times of Sir Ambrose Shea in which he discusses one of the most controversial Newfoundland politicians. Everyone welcome.

Film series — MUN cinema series continues with Thirteen Conversations About One Thing (USA 2001) 94 Min. Directed by Jill Sprecher. With Matthew Mcconaughey, David Connelly, John Turturro, Joseph Siravo, et al. Rated R for language and brief drug use. This film is being shown as part of the 13th annual St. John’s Women’s International Film and Video Festival. All screenings are at 7 p.m., Thursday, in Empire Studio 12 cinemas in the Avalon Mall. For more information, see www.mun.ca/film.

Saturday, Oct. 19
Concert — Stravinsky's L'Histoire du Soldat. A tale of the hapless soldier who sells his soul to the devil in the pursuit of happiness. Set to Stravinsky's jazz-age score. Donald Buell conducts a faculty ensemble. 8 p.m. at the D. F. Cook Recital Hall, School of Music. Admission: General — $10, Students/Seniors — $5. Reservations: 737-4455 or on the Web at www.mun.ca/music.

ONGOING
ST. JOHN’S

The Atlantic Association of Historians and the Newfoundland Historical Society are co-hosting a conference on History in the Public Sphere on the weekend of Oct. 4-6. Keynote speakers include Dr. Heather MacDougall, public historian from the University of Waterloo, Dr. Ian Wilson, National Archivist, Dr. Dean Oliver from the Canadian War Museum, Heather McClellan from the Department of Tourism, Culture and Recreation, and well known broadcaster, John O'Mara. Sessions begin at the Colonial Building on the Friday night and continue at the university in the classrooms off the Arts Atrium on the Saturday ending with a banquet at the Crow's Nest that evening. Conference sessions are open to the public. For more information, see www.mun.ca/history/aah.html.

The Art Gallery of Newfoundland and Labrador presents The Garbage Project by Ned Pratt until Nov. 3. The AGNL is located in the Arts and Culture Centre in St. John’s. For more information, see www.agnl.ca or call 737-8209.

The Art Gallery of Newfoundland and Labrador presents Barb Hunt: Requiem until Nov. 10. The AGNL is located in the Arts and Culture Centre in St. John’s. For more information, see www.agnl.ca or call 737-8209.

Enclosure/Disclosure, an installation by Sheilagh O’Leary and John MacCallum runs at Cape Spear National Historic Site until Oct. 12. The project is a collaboration between the artist and the Art Gallery of Newfoundland and Labrador. For more information, see www.agnl.ca or call 737-8209.

A Young Person's Introduction to Drawing, ages 11-13, takes place at the Art Gallery of Newfoundland and Labrador from Oct. 5-26 (four Saturdays, 10 a.m. to noon). St. John's artist Cathia Finkel will introduce young students to professional tools and techniques in still life, nature drawing, contour, gesture drawing and more. Fee: $45. For more information, see www.agnl.ca or call 737-8209.

CORNER BROOK
The Sir Wilfred Grenfell College Art Gallery is opening a new exhibition of artwork by Barb Hunt titled, Pink: Recent Sculpture and Ongoing Collections, and offers a 10-year look at this Corner Brook-based artist’s work. In conjunction with the exhibition, the Sir Wilfred Grenfell College Art Gallery will be hosting a mini-symposium on colour which will take place on Friday, Oct. 25, from 12:30 to 3:30 p.m. at the Fine Arts Lecture Theatre. For further information, please contact: Charlotte Jones, 637-6209, or see www.swgc.mun.ca/artgallery/.