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Vol 40  No 4
October 11, 2007


In Brief

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Out and About

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Out and About

Grenfell drama
From left, fourth-year theatre students Kim Drake, Mark Bradbury and Jennifer Furlong pose during a rehearsal of Les Liaisons Dangereuses, which opens at the Grenfell College Oct. 31. Two other productions will follow this fall: Romeo and Juliet and A Midsummer Night’s Dream will open in late November.

Friday, Oct. 12
Reading by Robert Priest (aka Dr. Poetry on CBC) 7:30-9 p.m. A-1046.

Women’s Studies Speakers’ Series features Dr. Ruth Perry with The Maternal Body and the State: An Anarcha-Feminist Analysis 4-5 p.m. Science Building, SN-4087.

A Stage-structured Predator-prey Model of Beddington-DeAngelis by Dr. Shengqiang Liu, Harbin Institute of Technology, China, 2-3 p.m. Mathematics, HH-3017.

Sunday, Oct. 14
Public Forum on Women’s Health with speakers Dr. Kara Laing, Cancer Care Program; Dr. Nancy Wadden, Breast Screening Program; Joanne Rose, Provincial Cervical Screening Initiatives; Dr. Cathy Popadiuk, gynecologic oncologist 2-4 p.m. Fairmont Hotel Salons C and D.

Monday, Oct. 15
Banner Finance training 9 a.m.-12 p.m. EN-3000/3029.

The BitterSessions 8-11 p.m. Bitters Pub, Feild Hall.

Introduction To Quantitative Methods Used In Fish Stock Assessment by Dr. Joseph DeAlteris, professor of Fisheries at the University of Rhode Island, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Marine Institute.

Gender Inequities in the Global Village by Dr. Donna Stewart, University of Toronto, 12-1 p.m. Lecture Theatre B, HSC.

Aboriginal Speakers Series features Nunatsiavut President William Andersen III 8-9:30 p.m. Engineering, EN-2006.

Tuesday, Oct. 16
MUN Janeway Society Bake Sale 9 a.m.-2 p.m. 3rd Floor University Centre.

Wednesday, Oct. 17
Academic Advising Centre is holding an information session for students interested in the primary/elementary education program 1-2 p.m. Science Building, SN-4073.

Copyright and the Web, a workshop faculty and graduate teaching assistants, 12:30-1:30 p.m. ED-2030B, Education Building.

Mini Medical and Health Sciences School: HIV/AIDS with Nurse-practitioner Eileen Beeso and Fran Keough, AIDS Committee of Newfoundland and Labrador, 7-9:30 p.m. Lecture Theatre A, HSC.

Thursday, Oct. 18
MUN Cinema, in conjunction with the St. John’s International Women’s Film Festival, presents Waitress 7 p.m. Empire Theatres, Avalon Mall.

Dr. Shirley Tilghman, president of Princeton University, and Dr. Linda Hutcheon, professor of English and Comparative Literature at the University of Toronto, will lead an interactive faculty forum entitled Teaching and Research: Dynamic Tensions 12 p.m. Reid Theatre, Arts and Administration Building.

Teaching Development Seminar: What is a Research and Writing Course? with Dominique Brégent-Heald, Lindsay Bryan and Jeff Webb, History, 12-1 p.m. Arts and Administration, A-4004.

Saturday, Oct. 20
Duo Concertante 8p.m. D.F. Cook Recital Hall.

Monday, Oct. 22
The BitterSessions 8-11p.m. Bitters Pub, Feild Hall.

Faculty of Medicine 40th Anniversary Celebrations 11:30 a.m.-6 p.m. Faculty of Medicine, Main Auditorium.

Dr. Thomas Steitz, Yale University, will speak on Structural Studies of the Large Ribosome Subunit: A Major Antibiotic Target 12-1 p.m. Health Sciences Centre, Lecture Theatre A.

Avoiding the Plagiarism Pitfall: Strategies for Prevention, a workshop for faculty and graduate teaching assistants, 12:30-2 p.m. ED-2030B, Education Building.

Tuesday, Oct. 23
MUNdays launch 10 a.m. University Centre, Food Court.

Voice and Vision: Female Youth, Marginality and Curriculum Reform Morgan Gardner, Faculty of Education, 1-1:50 p.m. Science Building, SN-4087.

Sea-Hawks Skills Challenge Sea-Hawks Skills Challenge and Out Move Sammy 6-7 p.m. Field House.

International Parade of Flags 11 a.m.-12 p.m. University Centre, Food Court.

Health Circus 12-2 p.m. Field House.

Wednesday, Oct. 24
Mini Medical and Health Sciences School: Parkinson’s Disease by Dr. Alan Goodridge, Faculty of Medicine, and Denise Murphy, RN, Miller Centre, 7-9:30 p.m. Lecture Theatre A, HSC.

Rant Like Rick 12-2 p.m. 3rd Floor, University Centre.

Multi-Faith Service 10:30 a.m.-12 p.m. St. John’s Chapel.

Outside the Box Challenge 7-10 p.m.

Thursday, Oct. 25
MUN Cinema series presents The Wind that Shakes the Barley 7 p.m. Empire Theatres, Avalon Mall.

Competitive-Cooperative Coevolution in Genetic Programming: Challenges and Opportunities Under the Classification Domain by Dr. Malcolm Heywood, Faculty of Computer Science, Dalhousie University, 1-2 p.m. EN-2022.

International Bazaar 12-3 p.m. 3rd Floor, University Centre.

Friday, Oct. 26
Reading by historian and poet Ruth Roach Pierson 1-2 p.m. A-1046 Arts and Administration Building.

The 2007 Dr. Nigel Rusted Lectureship in the Humanities features Dr. Todd Savitt giving an illustrated talk titled Western Medicine Discovers Sickle Cell Anemia 12-1 p.m. Faculty of Medicine, Main Auditorium.

Kindness Friday St. John’s Campus.

Queen Elizabeth II Library Book Sale 9 a.m.-5 p.m.

Tuesday, Oct. 30
Reading by Jane Urquhart 7:30-9 p.m. A-1046 Arts and Administration Building.

Information sessions: Explore a career as a police officer 6-10 p.m. Inco Innovation Centre, IIC-2001.

Wednesday, Oct. 31
Graduate Student Research Colloquia Series presents Karlie King, PhD candidate in the Department of Folklore, with Ethnic Identity Under Siege. 4-5 p.m. IIC-2014, Inco Innovation Centre.

Thursday, Nov. 1
MUN Cinema series presents Paris, Je t’aime 7 p.m. Empire Theatres, Avalon Mall.


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