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Vol 40  No 11
March 13, 2008


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Out and About

Thursday, March 13

Alumni Affairs and Career Development presents Women and Careers: What’s Holding You Back? with communications consultant Lil Blume 7:30-9:30 p.m. Johnson Geo Centre, Signal Hill Road, St. John’s.

Scruncheons in concert, 8 p.m. D. F. Cook Recital Hall.

MUN Cinema series presents In the Shadow of the Moon 7 p.m. Empire Theatres, Avalon Mall.

Farmwomen’s Experience and Representation: Dairy Science and Technology in Ontario, 1813 to 1914 by Meredith Quaile, PhD candidate, History, 12-1 p.m. Arts and Administration, A-4004.

Navigating Relationships: Communicating Nondefensively, a professional development workshop for faculty and staff, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Inco Centre, IIC-3001.

Nonlinear Waves in a Delayed BAM Neural Network by Dr. Yuan Yuan 3:30-4:30 p.m. Mathematics, HH-3026.

Evolutionary Bioinformatics: From Modeling Protein Evolution to the Study of Genome Adaptation by Dr. Huaichun Wang of Dalhousie University, candidate for joint faculty position in the Departments of Computer Science and Biology, 1-2 p.m. Engineering, EN-2022.

Friday, March 14

Reading by Parliamentary Poet Laureate and Pratt Lecturer John Steffler 7:30-8:30 p.m. Petro Canada Hall.

Trust in Technological Artifacts by Dr. Sherrie Komiak 10-11 a.m. Business, BN-3030.

The Aboriginal Exploitation of Cuesta Quartzite in Southern New Jersey, PhD defence of Robert Alan Mounier, Department of Anthropology, 10 a.m.-12 p.m. IIC 2014, Inco Centre.

Saturday, March 15

Combo Strings with the MUN Chamber Orchestra and the Newfoundland Symphony Orchestra Sinfonia 8-10 p.m. Arts and Culture Centre.

Book blitz to prepare for CFUW’s annual Giant Book Sale, April 25-26, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. St. John’s Arts and Culture Centre.

ACE Memorial presents Viva Las Vegas 8-11:50 p.m. Johnson GEO Centre, Signal Hill Road, St. John’s.

The Pratt Lecture features Canada’s Parliamentary Poet Laureate John Steffler, who will give an oration on the theme of The Uses of Poetry, 8 p.m. Inco Centre, IIC-2001.

Sunday, March 16

Festival Choir, under the direction of Douglas Dunsmore, 8 p.m. D. F. Cook Recital Hall.

Monday, March 17

The Barrett Brothers – Baritone Peter and tenor Michael – stage a return to Newfoundland and Labrador in concert with Peter Tiefenbach 8 p.m. D. F. Cook Recital Hall.

Tuesday, March 18

Blood Donor Clinic 12-3 p.m. and 5-7:30 p.m. R. Gushue Hall - Upper Level.

Round Table Discussion: Fostering Productive Learning Spaces, a workshop for faculty, instructional staff, and graduate teaching assistants, 12:30-2 p.m. ED-5013, Education Building.

Wednesday, March 19

NSERC/Petro-Canada Chair for Women in Science and Engineering Brown Bag Lunch features Dr. Sue Walling and Dr. Dawn Marshall 12:30-2 p.m. Engineering, EN-4000.

Blood Donor Clinic 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Inco Innovation Centre.

Natural Healing Day 10 a.m.-3 p.m. University Centre, UC-3017.

An information meeting for all students interested in the Diploma in Professional Writing 1-2 p.m. Arts and Administration, A-3018.

Improving Occupational Health and Safety Research - Presentation and Reception with Dr. Hester Lipscomb, associate professor of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, 7:30-9:30 p.m. The Fluvarium, Nagle’s Hill Rd.

Situations Faculty Find Stressful: Knowing Your Triggers and How to Respond to Them, a workshop for faculty, instructional staff and graduate teaching assistants, 12:30-2 p.m. ED-2030B, Education Building.

Musculoskeletal Symptoms and Disorders Among Women Employed in Poultry Processing by Dr. Hester J. Lipscomb, Duke University, 1-2 p.m. AA-1043, Arts and Admin Building.

Thursday, March 20

MUN Cinema series presents Before the Devil Knows You’re Dead 7 p.m. Empire Theatres, Avalon Mall.

Monday, March 24

MUN Jazz Band, under the direction of Brian Sand, 8 p.m. D. F. Cook Recital Hall.

Global Cinema Series presents Red Road 7 p.m. Hampton Hall, Marine Institute.

Make Your Teaching Come Alive! Transforming Theory into Praxis, a workshop for faculty, instructional staff, and graduate teaching assistants, 12:30-2 p.m. ED-2030B, Education Building.

Tuesday, March 25

MUN Brass Ensemble, under the direction of Dr. Karen Bulmer, 8 p.m. D. F. Cook Recital Hall.

How Early Experience Effects Development, a free public lecture with well-known child psychiatrist Dr. Bruce Perry, 7-9:30 p.m. Daybreak Parent Child Centre, 74 The Boulevard, St. John’s.

Wednesday, March 26
22nd Annual Memorial Volunteer Day, 12-2 p.m. University Centre, UC-3017.

How Early Experience Effects Development, professional training seminar with psychiatrist Dr. Bruce Perry, 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Health Science Centre - Main Auditorium & The Lantern.

Kitty Kumar, PhD candidate, Department of Physics and Physical Oceanography, presents Patterning the Future 4-6 p.m. Inco Innovation Centre, IIC-2014.

Thursday, March 27

MUN Cinema series presents Up the Yangtze 7-9 p.m. Empire Theatres, Avalon Mall.

Newfoundland Historical Society presents Raoul Andersen, who will speak on A New Schooner for the Captain from Newfoundland 8 p.m. Hampton Hall, Marine Institute.

Friday, March 28

Interrogating the Quality of the Work: An Exploration of How Gendered Relations can Affect Poetic Achievement by Dr. Ailsa Craig, Department of Sociology, 4-5 p.m. SN-4087, Science Building.

Sunday, March 30

Opera Students of the Opera Workshop, 8 p.m. D. F. Cook Recital Hall.

Social Technologies: Simulations and Role Playing in Second Life, a workshop for faculty, instructional staff, and graduate teaching assistants, 12:30-2 p.m. ED-2030B, Education Building.

Wednesday, April 2

PowerPoint Drawing Tools, a workshop for faculty, instructional staff, and graduate teaching assistants, 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. CP-2003, Chemistry-Physics Building.

Sandra Brennan, MA candidate, Sociology, will deliver a SafetyNet Brown Bag Lecture titled In God’s Pocket: Accidents, Injuries and Perceptions of Risk Among Newfoundland Fish Harvesters, 1-2 p.m. Inco Centre, IIC-3001.

Thursday, April 3

MUN Cinema series presents Waiter 7-9 p.m. Empire Theatres, Avalon Mall.

Saturday, April 5

MUN Concert Band, under the direction of Grant Etchegary, 8 p.m. D. F. Cook Recital Hall.

Monday, April 7

MGlobal Cinema Series presents The Barbarian Invasions 7 p.m. Hampton Hall, Marine Institute.

Reading for Meaning: Helping our Students Engage with Written Texts, a workshop for faculty, instructional staff, and graduate teaching assistants, 12:30-2 p.m. ED-2030B, Education Building.

Tuesday, April 8

Changing the World for Women and Technology, by Gloria Montano, former director of the Virtual Development Centre, Anita Borg Institute for Women and Technology, and an M.Ed. candidate, Faculty of Education, 12-1 p.m. Science, SN-4087.

Thursday, April 10

MUN Cinema series presents Death at a Funeral 7 p.m. Empire Theatres, Avalon Mall.

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