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Out and About

Thursday, Nov. 6

MUN Cinema presents Mongol 7 p.m. Empire Theatres, Avalon Mall.

History Department Meet and Greet 1-2 p.m. Science Building, SN-2098.

Flu Immunization Clinic for employees and pensioners 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. ER-4065; Inco 2002A. Book online at

Go Abroad Day for students 10 a.m.-3 p.m. University Centre, third floor.

Newfoundland Electrical and Computer Engineering Conference 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Holiday Inn, 180 Portugal Cove Rd., St. John's.

Friday, Nov. 7

Elliott Carter Turns 100! with School of Music faculty and alumnus Sean Rice 8 p.m. D.F. Cook Recital Hall, School of Music.

Free admission at Botanical Garden 10 a.m.-4 p.m.

The role of the sympathetic nervous system in the development of cardiovascular disease by Dr. Sarah-Jane Guild, Department of Physiology, University of Auckland, New Zealand, 10-11:30 a.m. room 2J618, Health Sciences Centre.

Students, Cows and Climate: Applying Epidemiology in Diverse Situations by James Valcour, a candidate for the epidemiology position in the Division of Community Health and Humanities, Faculty of Medicine, 11-12 p.m. room 2J619, Health Sciences Centre.

Saturday, Nov. 8

Shalom! With clarinettist Paul Bendzsa and guests 8-10 p.m. D.F. Cook Recital Hall, School of Music.

Basic Research into Parkinson’s: What the Flies have Taught Us by Dr. Brian Staveley, Biology, 2:30-3:30 p.m. Health Sciences Centre, Lecture Theatre E.

Sea-Hawks basketball versus Dalhousie 6-9:30 p.m. Field House.

Sunday, Nov. 9

Sea-Hawks basketball 11 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Field House.

Monday, Nov. 10

User centered design of human-machine systems: Visualization and Adaptation by Dr.-Ing Morten Grandt, Research Institute for Communication, Information Processing and Ergonomics, Wachtberg, Germany, 12:30-1:30 p.m. Inco Centre, IIC-3001.

Memorial volleyball 6-8:30 p.m. Field House.

Tuesday, Nov. 11

Remembrance Day.

Wednesday, Nov. 12

Instructional Development Office presents Designing Instruction for Critical Thinking: The Critical Challenge 12:30-2 p.m. ED-3005, Education Building.

Wessex Society Lecture features author John Greene who will give an illustrated talk based on a recent visit to Devon, England, 8-10 p.m. Hampton Hall, Marine Institute.

Thursday, Nov. 13

MUN Cinema Series presents Chop Shop 7 p.m. Empire Theatres, Avalon Mall.

Harris Centre presents Sink or Swim: Shaping Ocean Policy in Newfoundland and Labrador, with Dr. Brian Veitch, Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science, 12-1:30 p.m. Board Room, 4th Floor, Spencer Hall. Register at or 737-3143.

Instructional Development Office presents Graphicacy: Visual Representation of Research Data for Teaching and Communication 12:30-2 p.m. ED-3005, Education Building.

Friday, Nov. 14

Dr. Nigel Rusted Lecture in the Medical Humanities presents Medicine by Design: The Architect and the Modern Hospital by Annmarie Adams, McGill University, 12-1 p.m. Faculty of Medicine, Main Auditorium.

Class I MHC Positively Regulates Plasmacytoid Dendritic Cell Function, by Dr. Andrew Makrigiannis, Institute de recherches cliniques de Montreal, University of Montreal, 12-1 p.m. H-2956, Lecture E, School of Nursing, HSC.

Tuesday, Nov. 18

Global Cinema Series: The Island 7 p.m. Inco Centre Auditorium. Facilitated discussion by Dr. Frederick White.

Some Kind of Blue: Women and Salon Culture with Sonja Boon 8-9 p.m. The Ship Pub - Duckworth Street.

Instructional Development Office presents Memorial University’s Sexual Harassment Policies: Classroom Perspectives 12:30-2 p.m. ED-5013, Education Building.

Wednesday, Nov. 19

Instructional Development Office presents PowerPoint (2007) Animation 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. CP-2003, Chemistry-Physics Building.

Instructional Development Office presents Teaching to Promote Active Learning 3:30-4:30 p.m. ED-2030B, Education Building.

PhD Oral Defence of Marie-Julie Roux, Department of Earth Sciences, titled Bi-dimensional Feeding Ecologies and Food Web Structure: A Conceptual Framework Linking Tropic and Spatial Processes in Aquatic Ecosystems, with Application to Mercury Bioaccumulation in Fish, 2-4 p.m. Earth Sciences, ER-4002.

Thursday, Nov. 20

MUN Cinema Series presents Secret of the Grain 7 p.m. Empire Theatres, Avalon Mall.

David Blackwood: Outport Relics and Related Work 7-9 p.m. The Great Hall, Queen’s College. Seating is limited. To reserve a seat, contact 737-8402 or

Music in the Wrong Place: Disco Music in Quebec by Dr. Will Straw, Department of Art History and Communications Studies at McGill University, 7:30-9 p.m. MMaP Gallery, Arts & Culture Centre (2nd floor).

Instructional Development Office presents Communities of Practice (CoPs): Social and Academic Collaboration 12:30-2 p.m. ED-3005, Education Building.

Friday, Nov. 21

Food Bank Country Show 9:10-12 p.m. CHMR-FM Studios, UC-2009, South Annex.

Department of Women’s Studies Speaker’s Series features speaker Dr. Julia Laite, postdoctoral fellow, Faculty of Arts, Memorial University, with Migrant Prostitutes and the Myth of White Slavery in Early 20th Century Britain 2-3 p.m. SN-4087, Science Building.

Sea-Hawks volleyball versus Acadia 7-8:30 p.m. Field House.

Saturday, Nov. 22

Sea-Hawks basketball versus Acadia 6-9:30 p.m. Field House.

Sea-Hawks volleyball versus Acadia 2-3:30 p.m. Field House.

Sunday, Nov. 23

Customer Appreciation Days at the Botanical Garden Gift Shop 10 a.m.-4 p.m.

Sea-Hawks basketball versus Acadia 11 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Field House.

Winter Woods Walk with Christmas Crafts at the Botanical Garden 10 a.m.-3 p.m.

Monday, Nov. 24

Customer Appreciation Days at the Botanical Garden Gift Shop 10 a.m.-4 p.m.

Wednesday, Nov. 26

Instructional Development Office presents Assessing and Evaluating Critical Thinking: Criteria and Standards 12:30-2 p.m. ED-3005, Education Building.

Atlantic Council for International Cooperation (ACIC) networking breakfast and international project management workshop 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m. Marine Institute Industry Seminar Room.

Thursday, Nov. 27

MUN Cinema Series presents Standard Operating Procedure 7 p.m. Empire Theatres, Avalon Mall.

Poetry workshop with writer-in-residence Aislinn Hunter 4-7 p.m. A-3014, Arts and Administration.

Instructional Development Office presents Developing Learning Outcomes for Significant Learning 12:30-2 p.m. ED-5013, Education Building.

Monday, Nov. 24

Getting climate policy right by Dr. Mark Jaccard, one of Canada's leading climate policy analysts, 7:30 p.m., IIC-2001. Reception and poster session to follow. For more information, contact Dr. Lev Tarasov at or see

Tuesday, Nov 25

The art and science of modeling climate policy with Dr. Mark Jaccard, 10 a.m. CP-3033.

Roundtable discussion: Assessing the effectiveness of climate policies with Dr. Mark Jaccard, 11:25 a.m. in IIC-2014. For more information, contact Dr. Lev Tarasov at or see