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Out & About

Thursday, Sept. 25

MUN Cinema presents Man on Wire 7 p.m. Empire Theatres, Avalon Mall.

Earth and Human Systems Sustainability Initiative Planning (EHSSI) workshop 1:30-5 p.m. Education Building, ED-5004/5.

The Genesis Conflict Series: Was Darwin Right? 7 Inco Centre Theatre.

Newfoundland Historical Society lecture with Derek Wilton 8 p.m. Hampton Hall, Marine Institute.

Providing Feedback on Students’ Essays: Some Suggestions for TAs 3-4 p.m. CP-2010, Chemistry-Physics Building.

Identifying Sources of Intractability in Cognitive Models by Dr. Todd Wareham, Computer Science, 1-2 p.m. EN-2022, Engineering.

Friday, Sept. 26

The Department of Political Science Speakers’Series presents Professor Gianfranco Pasquino who will talk on the subject, Is there anything really peculiar about Italian politics? Gianfranco Pasquino is professor of Political Science, University of Bologna, senior adjunct professor of European Studies, Bologna Center, Johns Hopkins University, and a former Senator of the Italian Republic, 3:30-5 p.m. SN-3026, Science Building.

Cardiac Pump function; two sides of a coin? By cardiovascular Visiting Speaker Dr. Henk ter Keurs, professor, Cardiac Sciences/Medicine, University of Calgary, Libin Cardiovascular Institute of Alberta, 10-11 a.m. Health Sciences Centre, 2J619.

Saturday, Sept. 27

Free mock LSAT for students 9 a.m.-12 p.m. Location to be determined.

Sunday, Sept. 28

Sunday Nature Hikes at the Botanical Garden 10-11:30 a.m.

Monday, Sept. 29

Blood Donor Clinic 10:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. University Centre, 3rd Floor Student Lounge.

Faculty Information Session Memorial University Regional Inventory (MURI) 1-2 p.m. Junior Common Room, R. Gushue Hall.

The good, the bad and the ugly: The complex interaction of immune system, poxvirus and tumour microenvironment in oncolytic virotherapy by Dr. Marianne Michelle Stanford, postdoctoral fellow, Bell Lab, Ottawa Health Research Institute, Ottawa, Ontario, 12-1 p.m. Health Sciences Centre, Lecture Theatre B.

Population dynamics and life history characteristics of boreal appendicuarian species, PhD oral defence of Nami Choe, Department of Biology, 2-4 p.m. IIC-2014, Inco Innovation Centre.

PhD oral defence of Louise Dawe, Department of Chemistry, titled Ligand Directed Self-Assembly of Polymetallic [nxn] (n = 2,3,4) Grid Platforms: Synthesis, Structure and Magnetism 2-4 p.m. Earth Sciences, ER-4002.

Rant Like Rick auditions 12-4 p.m. DELT Studio, ED-1037A.

Tuesday, Sept. 30

Instructional Development Office presents Taking Multiculturalism Personally as a University Educator 2:30-4 p.m. ED-2030B, Education Building.

The Protestant Reformation – An expose of history with Prof. Veith 7-9 p.m. Engineering Building, EN-2006.

Wednesday, Oct. 1

Fall Hours at the Botanical Garden 10 a.m.-4 p.m.

Integrated Seaport Marketing and Contemporary Issues with Dr. Stephen Cahoon, Australian Maritime College. 12-1:30 p.m. Board Room, 4th Floor, Spencer Hall.

Thursday, Oct. 2

MUN Cinema Series presents Edge of Heaven 7 p.m. Empire Theatres, Avalon Mall.

Philosophy Colloquium presents Professor Marus Enders, University of Freiburg, who will speak on Traditional and Recent Proofs for the Existence of God 2-3 p.m. SN-2101, Science Building.

The Protestant Reformation - An expose of history with Prof. Veith 7-9 p.m. Engineering Building, EN-2006.

Aislinn Hunter, Writer in Residence, Reading, Petro-Canada hall, 7:30, Admission free.

Friday, Oct. 3

Free Admission at the Botanical Garden 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

Health and Simple Natural Home Remedies Booth with the Memorial Association of Seventh Day Adventist Students 10 a.m.-4 p.m. UC-3rd Floor Table.

Jockey Club presents Marcus Enders who will introduce the discussion on Alvin Plantinga, A Defense of Religious Exclusivism, 4:30-10 p.m. The Squire Gallery, 52 Prescott Street.

Saturday, Oct. 4

Memorial soccer versus Mount Allison. 5-9:30 p.m.

Sunday, Oct. 5

Memorial soccer versus Mount Allison. 12-4:30 p.m.

Monday, Oct. 6

Harris Centre presents Made in Canada Leadership featuring Françoise Morissette, Industrial Relations Centre, Queen’s University 12-1:30 p.m. Junior Common Room, Gushue Hall.

Philosophy Colloquium presents Mathieu Marian, Henrietta Harvey Distinguished Lecturer, who will speak on Game Semantics: A New Paradigm and Its Philosophy 2-3:30 p.m. SN-2101, Science Building.

Tuesday, Oct. 7

Mathieu Marion of the University of Quebec at Montreal speaks on Game Semantics: A New Paradigm and its Philosophy 2-3:30 p.m. SN-2101, Science Building.

Global Cinema Series: C.R.A.Z.Y. 7 p.m. Inco Auditorium. Discussion will be facilitated by Dr. Noreen Golfman.

The first lecture in the 2008-2009 Music, Media and Culture Lecture Series will feature Dr. Carol Babiracki, associate professor of Music, History and Culture in the Fine Arts Department of Syracuse University. She will speak on Transnational Tribals and the Transformation of Local Music in India 7:30-9 p.m. MMaP Gallery, Arts & Culture Centre (2nd floor).

Harris Centre presents The Elephant in the Room: the hidden costs of leasing Individual Transferable Fishing Quotas (ITQs), with Dr. Evelyn Pinkerton, Simon Fraser University 12-1:30 p.m. Board Room, 4th Floor, Spencer Hall.

Information session on the SSHRC Doctoral Fellowship and the Joseph-Armand Bombardier Canada Graduate Scholarship 7-9 p.m. Bitter’s Pub, Feild Hall.

Wednesday, Oct. 8

2008 Henrietta Harvey Lecture features Dr. Mathieu Marion of the University of Quebec at Montreal who will speak on Collingwood and the Logic of Questions and Answers 8 p.m. A-1043 Arts and Admin Building.

Harlow program information session with Dr. Gerald Pocius of the Folklore Department, 1-1:50 p.m. A-1046, Arts and Administration Building.

Thursday, Oct. 9

MUN Cinema Series presents Gonzo: The Life and Work of Dr. Hunter S. Thompson 7 p.m. Empire Theatres, Avalon Mall.

Philosophy Colloquium presents Chinatsu Kobayashi, UQAM, who will speak on Continuity in British Aesthetics from Collingwood to Wollheim. 2-3:30 p.m. SN-2101, Science Building.

Philosophy Colloquium - Special Session. Prof. Michael Ruse of Florida State University and world-renowned philosopher of biology will speak on Is Darwinism Past its "Sell By" Date?, 6-7:30 p.m.IIC-2001, Inco Innovation Centre.

Friday, Oct. 10

Henrietta Harvey Lecture to Department of Mathematics. Mathieu Marion will speak on Why Play Logical Games? 1-2 p.m. Mathematics, HH-3017.

Sunday, Oct. 12

Massey Lectures 2008: Payback - Debt and the Shadow Side of Wealth with literary legend Margaret Atwood 8 p.m. St. John’s Arts and Culture Centre.

Wednesday, Oct. 15

Fall Gardening Workshop: Putting Your Garden to Bed 12-2 p.m. Botanical Garden.

Thursday, Oct. 16

MUN Cinema Series presents the Stone Angel 7 p.m. Empire Theatres, Avalon Mall.

The Leslie Harris Centre presents Knowledge in Motion 2008 Three-day international conference exploring how higher education institutions mobilize knowledge to impact regional development. 9 a.m. Fairmont Hotel.

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