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Thursday, Feb. 26

Wade Locke presents: The World is Not Falling Apart 7 p.m. IIC-2001, Inco Innovation Centre. RSVP by calling 1-877-700-4081 or via e-mail at rsvpalumni@mun.ca.

MUN Cinema Series presents Happy Go Lucky 7 p.m. Empire Theatres, Avalon Mall.

The Newfoundland Historical Society presents the inaugural Gilbert Higgins Lecture, a joint effort of MANL, ANLA and the NHS. Allan Dwyer will be speaking on British Imperial Identity and the Newfoundland Irish Threat, 1740–1800 8 p.m. Hampton Hall, Marine Institute.

Muslim Students’ Association at MUN Winter Jeopardy Competition 11 a.m.–4 p.m. The Landing, 3rd Floor of the University Centre.

International Student Advising Office presents information session for off-campus renters with Len Penton, Residential Tenancies Division, 5:30–7 p.m. Corte Real, CR-1000A.

Instructional Development Office presents What Works in Active Learning? 12:30–2 p.m. ED-3005, Education Building. Registration is required at instrdev@mun.ca or 737-3028.

Friday, Feb. 27

The Department of Political Science Speakers’ Series presents The Civil Society Connection: Reimagining Relationships Between Parties and Civil Society, a lecture by Dr. Steven Wolinetz, Department of Political Science, 2:30–4 p.m. Science Building, SN-2033.

The Originary Guilt and Responsibility of Being Human by Joseph Carew, a graduate student with the Department of Philosophy, 1–2 p.m. Arts Building, A–1049.

Botanical Garden presents Parent and Tot Program at the Bowring Park Conservatory 9 a.m.–2:30 p.m.

Saturday, Feb. 28

Annual alumni curling bonspiel 10 a.m.–5 p.m. St. John’s Curling Club at the RE/MAX Centre. To register, e-mail rsvpalumni@mun.ca or call 737-2313.

Botanical Garden presents Conservatively Wild at Bowring Park Conservatory 10 a.m.–3:30 p.m.

Gardiner Centre presents Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) Preparation Review Course (2 Days) 9 a.m.–4:30 p.m. B-4019, Business Administration.

Sunday, March 1

Botanical Garden Presents Conservatively Wild at Bowring Park Conservatory 10 a.m.–3:30 p.m.

Monday, March 2

An introduction to stream ecology by Dr. John Gibson 7:30–8:30 p.m. The Fluvarium.

Tuesday, March 3

Global Cinema – Mr. Death: The Rise and Fall of Fred A. Leuchter, Jr.

7 p.m. IIC-2001, Inco Innovation Centre. Presented by Bradley Clissold, English.

NETFILE Information Kiosk 9 a.m.–5 p.m. 3rd Floor, University Centre Bank Machine Table.

Department of Philosophy Winter Colloquim–Responsibility. Dr. Natalie Oman will present a talk titled Our Responsibility to Distant Others 2–3:20 p.m. Science Building, SN-2041.

Wednesday, March 4

The School of Graduate Studies and the Instructional Development Office presents Exploring RSS and Sharing Information in RefWorks 1-2:30 p.m. L-2028, QE II Library. Registration is required at instrdev@mun.ca or 737-3028.

Film Theory and Visual Culture in Weimar Germany by Dr. Silke Horstkotte, Saarbrucken/Leipzig, 1–2 p.m. Arts and Administration, A-3018.

Thursday, March 5

MUN Cinema Series presents The Class 7 p.m. Empire Theatres, Avalon Mall.

Friday, March 6

The American Guitar. Faculty artist Sylvie Proulx is joined by students and graduates from MUN’s guitar studio for a veritable monster guitar rally 8 p.m. D. F. Cook Recital Hall, School of Music.

Dance as an Alternative Approach to Women’s Health in Prison by Dr. Sylvie Frigon, professor and chair of the Department of Criminology at the University of Ottawa, 12–1 p.m. Lecture Theatre A – The Health Sciences Centre.

Death and Authenticity in Heidegger’s Being and Time by Sarah Khraishi, an undergraduate student with the Department of Philosophy, 1–2 p.m. Arts Building, A-1049.

Remembering the GDR in Uwe Tellkamp’s Der Turm by Dr. Silke Horstkotte, Saarbruken/Leipzig, 2:30–4 p.m. Science Building, SN-2101.

Botanical Garden presents Parent and Tot Program at the Bowring Park Conservatory 9 a.m.–2:30 p.m.

Saturday, March 7

International Student Advising Office Multicultural Night 7–9 p.m. Reid Theatre, Arts and Administration Building.

Botanical Garden presents Conservatively Wild at Bowring Park Conservatory 10 a.m.–3:30 p.m.

Sunday, March 8

Botanical Garden presents Conservatively Wild at the Bowring Park Conservatory 10 a.m.–3:30 p.m.

Monday, March 9

Marc Djokic and Julien Le Blanc 8 p.m. D. F. Cook Recital Hall, School of Music.

The Department of Women’s Studies Speakers’ Series presents Christine Knott, master of women's studies candidate, with Health, Sustainability and Knowledge: Fishprocessing Workers in Prince Rupert, British Columbia, 1–2 p.m. Science, SN-4087.

Algebraic Analysis of Some Strongly Clean Rings and Their Generalizations, PhD oral defence of Lingling Fan, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, 10 a.m.–12 p.m. IIC-2014, Inco Innovation Centre.

Tuesday, March 10

Department of Philosophy Winter Colloquium – Responsibility. Dr. Peter Trnka will present a paper titled Answering Machines or Poetic Lives? On the Limits of Responsibility in Tsvetayeva, Sontag and Deleuze 2–3:20 p.m. SN-2041, Science Building.

The Tri-Council Policy Statement: Ethical Conduct for Research Involving Humans (TCPS) regional consultation tour 10 a.m.–12 p.m. Lecture Theatre D, Health Sciences Centre, and 2–4 p.m. Inco Innovation Centre, IIC-2014.

Wednesday, March 11

The School of Graduate Studies and the Instructional Development Office present Exploring RSS and Sharing Information in RefWorks 1-2:30 p.m. L-2028, QE II Library.

Wessex Society Lecture presents Dr. Harold Williams, internationally renowned earth scientist, who will speak on Newfoundland: the Eighth Wonder of the World, 8 p.m. Hampton Hall, Marine Institute.

Botanical Garden presents Tropical Topics at the Bowring Park Conservatory: Cacti & Other Succulents 2:30–3:30 p.m.

Thursday, March 12

MUN Cinema Series presents Wendy and Lucy 7 p.m. Empire Theatres, Avalon Mall.

Music, Media and Culture Lecture Series features Dr. Martin Lovelace, Folklore, with The Ballad and the Folktale: The Reality of Fantasy. 7:30–9 p.m. MMaP Gallery, Arts and Culture Centre (2nd floor).

PhD oral defence of Stefan Jensen, Department of History, titled Dodging the Steamroller: The Unionization of Professors at Saint Mary's University, 1963–79, 11 a.m.–1 p.m. IIC-1004, Inco Innovation Centre.

Friday, March 13

The Mimetic Society By Neil Power, an undergraduate student with the Department of Philosophy, 1–2 p.m. Arts Building, A-1049.

Botanical Garden presents Parent and Tot Program at the Bowring Park Conservatory 9 a.m.–2:30 p.m.

Saturday, March 14

Performance by participants in the School of Music opera workshop 7:30–9:30 p.m. D.F. Cook Recital Hall, School of Music.

Botanical Garden presents Conservatively Wild at Bowring Park 10 a.m.–3:30 p.m.

Sunday, March 15

Haydn Seek! with pianist Maureen Volk and other faculty artists, 8 p.m. D. F. Cook Recital Hall, School of Music.

Tuesday, March 17

Global Cinema – The Cuckoo, presented by Dennis Ioffe, 7 p.m. IIC-2001, Inco Innovation Centre.

Department of Philosophy Winter Colloquium – Responsibility. Dr. Tom Cooper, Faculty of Business, will present a talk titled Responsibility and Moral Hazard: Lessons from the Financial Crisis, 2–3:20 p.m. Science Building, SN-2041.

Wednesday, March 18

Tropical Topics at the Bowring Park Conservatory: Supermarket Botany 2:30–3:30 p.m. Bowring Park Conservatory.

Thursday, March 19

MUN Cinema Series presents Ballast 7–9 p.m. Empire Theatres, Avalon Mall.

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