Out and About
Friday, April 11
Body as (ready to be re-) made: The Body grotesque as transgressive site/sight? by Pam Patterson 12-1 p.m. Health Science Centre Lecture Theatre B.
Predator-Prey Interaction within an Auditory World: the Cognitive Ecology of Bats and Tiger Moths by Dr. John Ratcliffe, Institute of Biology, University of Southern Denmark, and a candidate for a faculty position in the Department of Psychology 11 a.m.-12 p.m. Science, SN-2067.
PhD oral defence of Laurie Twells, Faculty of Medicine, titled Obesity and Its Impact on a Provincial Health System in Canada, 2-4 p.m. IIC-2014, Inco Innovation Centre.
Saturday, April 12
Living with Lead: Safer Soil Community Forum co-ordinated by Dr. Trevor Bell, Geography, 10-2 p.m. The Lantern, 35 Barnes Road, St. John’s.
Tuesday, April 15
Memorial MBA Alumni Chapter Leadership Luncheon Series presents
guest speaker Jerry Byrne, president and CEO of D. F. Barnes Group
12:30-2 p.m. Business, BN-4013. RSVP by Wednesday, April 9, to
Galbraith Lecture features Geir Haarde, prime minister of
Iceland, 8-10 p.m. Inco Innovation Centre, IIC-2001.
Wednesday, April 16
Evolvability and Acceleration in Evolutionary Computation: A PhD
oral comprehensive by Ting Hu, Computer Science, 2-3 p.m.
Spectral calculus, Besov spaces and dispersive equations by Dr.
Shijun Zheng, Georgia Southern University, 2-3 p.m.
Thursday, April 17
A Marvellous Country to Paint by Crystal Parsons 7-8:30 p.m.
Junior Common Room, R. Gushue Hall. To register, please contact the
Office of Alumni Affairs and Development at email@example.com or by phone
Saturday, April 19
Reel Paddling Film Festival 7-10 p.m. Inco Centre
Wednesday, April 23
PowerPoint Animation a workshop for faculty, instructional
staff, and graduate teaching assistants, 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
CP-2003, Chemistry-Physics Building.
Women In IT (WIT) Conference 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Main Lobby,
Thursday, April 24
Neil Rosenberg will be giving the George Story lecture to the Newfoundland Historical Society at 8 p.m. in Hampton Hall in the Marine Institute on Ridge Road.
The title of the lecture is Studying Vernacular Music in
Newfoundland: The MUNFLA Song Title Index.
Friday, April 25
The Canadian Federation of University Women’s annual book
sale to raise funds for Memorial University scholarships is taking
place April 25-26 at the Arts & Culture Centre in St.
John’s. Friday night from 7-9:30 p.m.
Saturday, April 26
First Annual Dr. Winnifred Anne Downer Memorial Gala and Bid for
Literacy 5:30-11:50 p.m. Pepsi Centre, Corner Brook. Contact Dara
Squires at 634-4888, Margie Lewis at 1-800-863-0373 or visit the
gala website at www.nald.ca/nlllc/wdmg.
CFUW giant book sale continues 9:30 a.m.-4 p.m.
Wednesday, April 30
The School of Graduate Studies Graduate Research Colloquia
features Esam Jassim, PhD candidate, Faculty of Engineering and
Applied Science, with Death and Economics: Plugs and Eruptions of
Natural Gas Pipelines 4-6 p.m. Inco Innovation Centre,