Thursday, Feb. 19
Croze stars in The Barbarian Invasions, the MUN film
society’s feature on Thursday, March 4.
– Interview tips workshop for students
from 12-1 p.m. in the University Centre, UC-4011.
– MUN's Sexual Harassment
adviser and the Sexual Harassment Awareness Peer Theatre Group
present an interactive presentation and discussion about issues
of gender, sexual orientation and harassment encountered by
women in science, engineering and technology careers, at 7:30
p.m. in room EN-4000.
– MUN Cinema Series continues
the winter semester with Falling Angels
Directed by Scott Smith, with Miranda Richardson, Callum Keith
Rennie and Kristin Adams. Screenings are at 7 p.m. in Empire
Studio 12 cinemas in the Avalon Mall. For more information,
– A panel discussion
titled Sustaining the Avalon Forest takes place at 8 p.m.
at the Botanical Garden Oxen Pond, Mt. Scio Road. Speakers
include Bill Clarke, forester, Dept. of Forest Resources and
Agrifoods; Laura Jackson, executive director, Protected Areas
Association NL; and Diana Cardoso, M.Sc. candidate, environmental
science. Public and members welcome, free. More info at www.nhs.nf.ca
Friday, Feb. 20
– An information booth will
be set up on the third floor of the University Centre from
10 a.m.-3 p.m. for any students interested in obtaining information
on the large number of international programs available and
to gain awareness of the importance and benefits of gaining
international exposure and experience.
– Applied mathematics
candidate Dr. Ivan Booth, Math and Stats, will speak on A
Field Guide to Classical Black Hole Mathematics, 1 p.m. HH-3017.
– The 2004 Political Science
Seminar Series features Dr. Laurence McFalls, professor of
political science and director (on leave) of the Canadian
Centre for German and European Studies at the Université
de Montréal, with a lecture titled ‘Bastard States’:
Max Weber and the Problem of Legitimacy Reconsidered, at 4
p.m., in room SN-2041. All are welcome.
Sunday, Feb. 22
– Women’s Association of Memorial
University of Newfoundland will host an afternoon tea for
members and guests from 3-5 p.m. at the Stonehouse restaurant.
Tickets are $15 and available from Social Convenor Karen Herzberg,
Monday, Feb. 23
– The Graduate Students'
Union and the School of Graduate Studies at Memorial present
the 2004 Aldrich Interdisciplinary Lecture and Conference
all day in the Education Building. During the course of the
day, graduate students will present 20-minute long papers
on their research. The presentation of papers begins at 9
a.m. in rooms ED-4008, ED-4011 and ED-4015. There is no conference
fee and all members of the university community and members
of the general public are encouraged to attend. A schedule
of presentations, along with abstracts, can be found at www.mun.ca/gsu
– Applied mathematics
candidate Dr. Ming Mei, Concordia University, will speak on
Phase Transitions in a Relaxation Model of Mixed Type with
Periodic Boundary Condition at 2 p.m. in room HH-3017.
– The Professional Facilitator
Certification Program is designed to meet the growing demand
for skilled, effective session leaders and facilitators. The
three-module program is limited to 12 participants to maximize
learning potential. It runs from 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. in room
CMD, B-4019. A full program description is available at www.mun.ca/cmd
Tuesday, Feb. 24
– The 2004 Aldrich Interdisciplinary
Lecture takes place at 7:30 p.m. in the Reid Theatre, Arts
and Admin Building. Dr. Marc Renaud, president of the Social
Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) since 1997,
will speak on Human Science: Dreams, Barriers and Opportunities.
The public is invited to attend this lecture. Free parking
is available in lot 15. Gate operated parking ($2) is available
in lot 15B. For more information, contact Elizabeth Noseworthy,
School of Graduate Studies, Memorial University at 737-3581
or Deborah Inkpen, communications co-ordinator (research),
Memorial University, at 737-4073 or firstname.lastname@example.org
– The 2004 Aldrich
Interdisciplinary Lecture and Conference continues all day
in the Education Building. For more, see www.mun.ca/gsu
– Dr. Helen Ball, School of Social
Work, will discuss the process of the creation of quilts as
social text using a feminist approach to qualitative research
with a lecture titled Pieces, Tatters and Bits: Quilts as
Social Text at 12 p.m. in room SN-4087.
Thursday, Feb. 26
– Dr. Yuan Yuan, Math and Stats,
will speak at a departmental colloquium on Stability and Bifurcation
in a Ring of Neurons with Delays at 12 p.m. in room HH-3017.
– The Silver Seminar Series of the
Department of Computer Science continues with a talk by Gerard
Farrell at 1 p.m. in room EN-2022. For further information
and a complete abstract, see www.cs.mun.ca
– MUN Cinema Series continues the
winter semester with Station Agent
(USA 2003). Directed
by Peter Dinklage with Paul Benjamin, Jase Blankfort, Paula
Garces, Josh Pais, and Richard Kind. Screenings are at 7 p.m.
in Empire Studio 12 cinemas in the Avalon Mall. For more information,
– The Newfoundland Historical Society
is holding a free public lecture and book launch at 8 p.m.
at Hampton Hall, Marine Institute. Dr. Jerry Bannister will
speak on his book, titled The Rule of the Admirals: Law, Custom,
and Naval Government in Newfoundland, 1699-1832. There is
free parking and everyone is welcome.
Friday, Feb. 27
– Today is the deadline for application
to the Diploma Program in Performance and Communications Media.
Applicants should send a letter to Dr. Denyse Lynde, Department
of English, requesting an audition/interview. They should
enclose a copy of their transcript. For more information,
contact Dr. Lynde at 737-3201 or email@example.com
or visit www.mun.ca/arts/performance
– Dr. Ben Levin, University
of Manitoba and the SSHRC Visiting Scholar, 2002-03, will
give a lecture titled Building Stronger Links Between Research,
Policy and Practice at 10 a.m. in room E-5004. Dr. Levin is
currently a consultant on lifelong learning issues with the
Monday, March 1
– Students interested in
working at L'arche Cape Breton, or any L'arche community around
the world can attend an information session in the Junior
Common Room, R. Gushue Hall, at 2 p.m. There will be a display
in the Arts Atrium from 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
Thursday, March 4
– MUN Cinema Series continues the
winter semester with Les Invasions barbares/Barbarian
(Canada/France 2003). Directed by Denys Arcand
with Rémy Girard, Stéphane Rousseau, Dorothée
Berryman, Louise Portal, Dominique Michel, Yves Jacques, Pierre
Curzi and Marie-Josée Croze. Rated R. Screenings are
at 7 p.m. in Empire Studio 12 cinemas in the Avalon Mall.
For more information, see www.mun.ca/film
Monday, March 8
– The Discipline of
Family Medicine Residents’ Forum 2004 takes place from
8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Fluvarium, 5 Nagle’s Place,
St. John’s. Registration begins at 8:15 a.m. Keynote
speaker is Dr. Marshall Godwin, research director, Department
of Family Medicine. Queen’s University, Kingston, Ontario.
Oral and poster presentations by Family Medicine residents.
For further information, please contact Bridget Ghaney, Discipline
of Family Medicine, at 777-6745 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Memorial English students putting together a collection of
student’s short stories and poetry want your submissions.
For more information or to submit your work, email email@example.com
The St. John’s Club of the Canadian Federation of University
Women, (CFUW) is seeking donations of books for their annual
book sale to be held in April. Proceeds will be used for scholarships
at MUN and for the Newfoundland art poster program in the
schools. To arrange for pick up of donations of books, or
for further information, please telephone 754-6065.