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Events

The Record Calendar lists events submitted by University- sponsored groups and organizations and student groups recognized by the Michigan Student Assembly. Items must be submitted in writing to The University Record, 412 Maynard St., 1399, by fax (764-7084) or via e-mail, urecord.edu by 5 p.m. Tuesday six,days prior to publication. Asterisk (*) denotes events to which admission is charged.


  • Activities
  • Arts and Entertainment
  • Lectures/Discussions
  • Regular Meetings
  • Sports & Recreation
  • Workshops/Seminars
  • Services
  • Exhibitions


  • Activities

    Monday, November 25

    Dept of English and Office of the Provost—Lorna Goodison poetry reading, 5 pm, Davidson Hall, Rm D1276, 615-3710.

    Tuesday, November 26

    Pierpont Commons—Cultural Film Series, 7 pm, Pierpont Commons Lounge, 647-6838.

    Friday, November 29

    *Exhibit Museum—Season of Light, 11:30 am, 1:30 & 3:30 pm, Planetarium; Sky Legends of the Three Fires, 12:30 pm & 2:30 pm, Planetarium, 764-0478.

    Saturday, November 30

    *Exhibit Museum—Stars of the Harvest, 11:30 am, 1:30 pm & 3:30 pm, Planetarium; Season of Light, 11:30 am, 1:30 pm & 3:30 pm, Planetarium; Sky Legends of the Three Fires, 12:30 pm & 2:30 pm, Planetarium. 764-0478.
    Sunday, December 1

    *Exhibit Museum—The Stars of Winter, 1:30 and 3:30 pm, Planetarium, Season of Light, 2:30 pm, Planetarium, 763-4190.
    Monday, December 2
    *Michigan Visiting Nurses—Flu shot clinic, 10 am–2 pm, Busch’s, Clinton; 2–6 pm, St. Francis School, Ann Arbor; 4–8 pm, Busch’s, Tecumseh, 677-0020.
    Museum of Art—Day Without Art poetry reading, noon, Museum of Art, 764-0395.
    Tuesday, December 3
    Pierpont Commons—Roman Polanski, Film: A Knife in the Water, 7:30 pm, Pierpont Commons; Jazz Jam, 8–10 pm, Leonardo’s, 647-6838.
    *Michigan Visiting Nurses—Flu shot clinic, 9:30 am–4:30 pm, MVN, 2850 S. Industrial, Ann Arbor; 10 am–2 pm, Busch’s, Farmington Hills; 677-0020.
    Wednesday, December 4
    U-M Detroit Observatory—Historic observatory museum tours, 2–5 pm, U-M Detroit Observatory, 1398 E Ann, 763-2230.
    Culinary School and Nutrition Education Class—Tasty Thai, 6–8 pm, Health Center Demonstration Kitchen, 975-4387.
    Pierpont Commons—Jazz Combos, 8–10 pm, Leonardo’s, 647-6838.
    Thursday, December 5
    Dept of English and Office of the Provost—Rick Hilles poetry reading, 5 pm, Davidson Hall, Rm D1270, 615-3710.
    U-M Council for Disability Concerns—Disability at the Dawn of the 21st Century and the State of the States, 4–6 pm, Michigan League, Michigan Rm, 763-0235.
    *Michigan Visiting Nurses—Flu shot clinic, 9 am–1 pm, Busch’s, Ellsworth Rd, Ypsilanti, 677-0020.
    Friday, December 6
    Pierpont Commons—Music at Midday, noon; Salsa Night, 9 pm–midnight, 647-6838.
    Saturday, December 7
    *Exhibit Museum—Dinosaur Discovery Day, 10 am–4 pm; Stars of the Harvest, 11:30 am, 1:30 pm & 3:30 pm, Planetarium; Season of Light, 12:30 pm & 2:30 pm, Planetarium, 764-0478.
    *Michigan Visiting Nurses—Flu shot clinic, 10 am–2 pm, Foodtown, S Monroe St, Monroe, 677-0020.
    Sunday, December 8
    *Exhibit Museum—Stars of the Harvest, 1:30 pm & 3:30 pm, Planetarium; The Stars of Winter, 1:30 pm and 3:30 pm, Planetarium, Season of Light, 2:30 pm, Planetarium; 763-4190.


    Arts and Entertainment

    Monday, November 25

    School of Music—Michigan Youth Ensembles, 7 pm, Saline High School Auditorium; Jazz Guitar Ensemble, 8 pm, Michigan Union Ballroom; Campus Symphony Orchestra, 8 pm, Michigan Theater, 764-0594.
    Pierpont Commons—Jazz Jam, 8–10 pm, Leonardo’s, 647-6838.

    Tuesday, November 26

    School of Music—Concert Band, 8 pm, Michigan Theater; Arts Chorale, 8 pm, Michigan Union Ballroom, 764-0594.
    Pierpont Commons—Jazz Jam, 8–10 pm, Leonardo’s, 647-6838.

    Wednesday, November 27

    Museum of Art—Art Video: Land of the Disappearing Buddha, 12:10 pm, Museum of Art, 764-0395.
    Tuesday, December 3
    School of Music—University Symphony Orchestra Chamber Choir, University Choir & Orpheus Singers, 8 pm, Orchestra Hall, (313) 576-5111.
    Wednesday, December 4
    Museum of Art—Video: The Light of Experience, 12:10 pm, Museum of Art, 764-0395.
    Michigan League Programming Office—Film: Vanilla Sky, 8 pm, League Underground, 763-4652.
    School of Music—Amy Porter, Faculty Recital: Flute, 8 pm, Britton Recital Hall; Jazz Lab Ensemble, 8 pm, Rackham Auditorium, 764-0594.
    Thursday, December 5
    School of Music—Opera Workshop: The Marriage of Figaro, performances from Act II, 5 pm, La Tragedie de Carmen, 8 pm, McIntosh Theatre; Jazz Ensemble & Latin Jazz Combo, 8 pm, Rackham Auditorium, 764-0594.
    Musical Theatre Department—Merrily We Roll Along, 8 pm, Trueblood Theatre, 764-2538.
    *Department of Theatre and Drama—Hamlet, 8 pm, Power Center, 764-2538.
    Michigan League Programming Office—A Capella Variety: The Gentlemen, Indipella and KOL Hakavod, 8:30 pm, League Underground, 763-4652.
    Program in Film and Video Studies—Projectorhead Film Series, They Drive by Night, 7 pm, Pursued, 8:45 pm, Modern Lang Bld, Lecture Rm II.
    Friday, December 6
    School of Music—Opera Workshop: The Marriage of Figaro, performances from Act II, 5 pm, La Tragedie de Carmen, 8 pm, McIntosh Theatre, 764-0594.
    *Department of Theatre and Drama—Hamlet, 8 pm, Power Center, 764-2538.
    Musical Theatre Department—Merrily We Roll Along, 8 pm, Trueblood Theatre, 764-2538.
    Center for Chinese Studies—Film: What Time Is It There?, 8 pm, Angell Hall, Aud A, 764-6308.
    Media Union—The Image and the Moment, Using Photography to Create Dramatic Text (Residential College), 8 pm, Media Union, Video Studio, 763-3266.
    *U-M–Flint Music Department—Madrigal Dinner and Sounds of the Season Concert, 5:30 pm, St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, (810) 237-6520.
    *University Musical Society—Handel’s Messiah, 8 pm, Michigan Theater, 764-2538.
    Michigan League Programming Office—Six-String Coffee House, 8:30 pm, League Underground, 763-4652.
    Saturday, December 7
    *Department of Theatre and Drama—Hamlet, 8 pm, Power Center, 764-2538.
    School of Music—Early Music Ensemble, 4 pm, Blanche Anderson Moore Hall; Contemporary Directions Ensemble, 8 pm Britton Recital Hall, 764-0594.
    Musical Theatre Department—Merrily We Roll Along, 8 pm, Trueblood Theatre, 764-2538.
    *University Musical Society—Handel’s Messiah, 8 pm, Michigan Theater, 764-2538.
    Sunday, December 8
    *Department of Theatre and Drama—Hamlet, 2 pm, Power Center, 764-2538.
    School of Music—Symphony Band, 3 pm, Michigan Theater; Percussion Ensemble, 8 pm, McIntosh Theatre, 764-0594.
    Musical Theatre Department—Merrily We Roll Along, 2 pm, Trueblood Theatre, 764-2538.
    *University Musical Society—Boston Pops Esplanade Orchestra, 6 pm, Crisler Arena, 764-2538.
    HRD, (734) 764-7410, reg req
    www.umich.edu/~hraa Wednesday, December 4
    *Beyond Customer Service: The Next Steps, 8:30 am–noon.
    Thursday, December 5
    *Delegating for Results, 8:30 am–noon.
    *Speed Reading, 9 am–4 pm.
    Friday, December 6
    *Estate Planning, 8:30–11:30 am.
    IT Education Svcs, (734) 763-3700, reg req
    www.itd.umich.edu/education/

    Monday, November 25

    *Excel II, 9 am–noon, Rm 2074, CSSB.
    *Dreamweaver Navigation Bars, Table Data and Searches, 1–3 pm, Rm 2074, CSSB.

    Tuesday, November 26

    *WWW Getting Stared with Web Publishing at U-M, 9 am–noon, Rm 2074, CSSB.
    *Word III, 9 am–noon, Rm 2078, CSSB.

    Wednesday, November 27

    *Access Tables and Relationships, 9 am–noon, Rm 2074, CSSB.
    *Outlook, 1–4 pm, Rm 2074, CSSB.
    Monday, December 2
    *Dreamweaver I, 9 am–noon, Rm 2074, CSSB.
    Tuesday, December 3
    *Access Queries I, 9 am–noon, Rm 2074, CSSB.
    *Access Macros, 1–5pm, Rm 2078, CSSB.
    *Dreaweaver II, 1–4 pm, Rm 2074, CSSB.
    Wednesday, December 4
    *WWW HTML Authoring Introduction, 8:30 am–12:30 pm, Rm 2078, CSSB.
    *Powerpoint I, 9 am–noon, Rm 2074, CSSB.
    *Access Introduction, 1–4:30 pm, Rm 2074, CSSB.
    *GoLive Layouts and Special Effects, 1–4 pm, Rm 2078, CSSB.
    Thursday, December 5
    *Dreamweaver III, 8:30–10:30 am, Rm 2074, CSSB.
    *Word II, 9 am–noon, Rm 2078, CSSB.
    *Dreamweaver Navigation Bars, Table Data and Searches, 10:30 am–12:30 pm, Rm 2074, CSSB.
    *Visual Basic Introduction, 1–5 pm, Rm 2074, CSSB.
    Friday, December 6
    *Outlook, 9 am–noon, Rm 2074, CSSB.
    *Windows File Management, 10:30 am–12:30 pm, Rm 2078, CSSB.
    *Acrobat, 1–3 pm, Rm 2074, CSSB.
    *SQL Intermediate, 1–5 pm, Rm 2078, CSSB.


    Lectures/Discussions

    Monday, November 25

    Contexts for Classics—Teaching Translation, 4–5:30 pm, Angell Hall, Classical Studies Conf Rm 2115A, www.umich.edu/~cfc.
    Latin American & Caribbean Studies—Lorna Goodison, Travelling Mercies, 5 pm, Davidson Hall, Rm D1276, 763-0553.

    Tuesday, November 26

    Center for Chinese Studies—Miranda Brown, Did the Early Chinese Attempt to Preserve Corpses? A Reconsideration of the Aims and Religious Significance of Pre-Buddhist Mortuary Custom, noon, School of Social Work Bld, Rm 1636, 764-4189.
    Sunday, December 1
    Museum of Art—Robert Atkins, Day Without Art, 3 pm, Museum of Art, 764-0395.
    Monday, December 2
    Architecture and Urban Planning—Helmut Jahn, Archi Neering, 6 pm, Art and Arch Bld, Rm 2104, 764-1300.
    Tuesday, December 3
    International Institute—Asher Arian, Israeli Public Opinion: From War to Peace and Back Again, 4–6 pm, School of Social Work Bld, Rm 1636, 936-6510.
    Center for Chinese Studies—Mark Elliot, Female Mobility at That Qing Court, noon, School of Social Work Bld, Rm 1636, 764-6308.
    Institute for the Humanities—Shannon Dawdy, Letters from the Wilderness: Louisiana, the Enlightenment and the Colonial Picaresque, noon, Institute for the Humanities, Common Rm, 936-3518.
    Institute for Research on Women and Gender—Karin Martin, Giving Birth Like a Girl: Gender and the Sociology of Birth, 4–5 pm, Lane Hall, Rm 2239, 764-9537.
    Wednesday, December 4
    Dept of Molecular, Cellular & Developmental Biologoy—Clint Chapple, Reactions and Interactions in Arabidopsis Phenylpropanoid Metabolism, noon, Natural Science, Rm 2004, 764-7427.
    Thursday, December 5
    U-M Council for Disability Concerns—Disability at the Dawn of the 21st Century and the State of the States, 4–6 pm, Michigan League, Michigan Rm, 763-0235.
    Institute for Research on Women and Gender—Susan Wright, “W” and BW: Rethinking the Biological Warfare Problem, 4 pm, Lane Hall, Rm 2239, 764-9537.
    U-M Sailing Club—Iceboating, Dennison Hall, 7:45 pm, Rm 120, 426-4299.
    Center for Japanese Studies—Ikno Kabashima, Political Ideologies of Japan’s National Legislators and their Implications for Contemporary Japanese Politics, noon, School of Social Work Bld, Rm 1636, 764-6307.
    Friday, December 6
    Cntr for South Asian Studies—Don Davis, Hermeneutics of Hindu Dharma, 2–3:30 pm, Intl Inst, Rm 2609, 764-0352.
    Saturday, December 7
    Saturday Morning Physics—Risa Wechsler, A Galaxy Timeline in an Accelerating Universe, 10:30–11:30 am, Dennison, Rm 170, 764-4437.
    Meetings Monday, December 2
    Literature, Science and the Arts—Faculty Meeting, 4:10 pm, Angell Hall, Aud B 764-0322.


    Workshops/Seminars
    Monday, December 2
    Michigan Administrative Information Services—Financial Reports Redesign and Use Interchange, 8:30–10:30 am, U-M Hospital, Ford Auditorium, 936-7000.
    Tuesday, December 3
    Information Technology Central Services—Photoshop Elements 2 and Photoshop 7 for Digital Photography,
    10 am–noon or 1:30–3:30 pm, Michigan Union, Wolverine Rm, 647-4408.
    Wednesday, December 4

    Michigan Administrative Information Services—Financial Reports Redesign and Use Interchange, 2–4 pm, Chrysler Center, Chesebrough Aud, 936-7000.
    Epidemiology—Kendra Schwartz, Prostate Cancer Treatment Complications among Detroit Area Men, 3–4:30 pm, SPH II, Rm 3040, 764-5436.
    Health Sciences Libraries—Intro to Personal Digital Assistants (PDAs), noon–1:30 pm, MCHC Aud, 936-1391.
    Thursday, December 5

    Michigan Administrative Information Services—Financial Reports Redesign and Use Interchange, 8:30–10:30 am, U-M–Dearborn, School of Management, 936-7000.
    Medicinal Chemistry—Kate Abold, Biochemical and Computational Studies of Heterocycle Recognition by Eubacterial tRNA Guanine Transglycosylase, 4 pm C.C. Little Bld, Rm 2548, 764-8429.
    School of Art and Design—Robert Atkins, 5 pm, Art & Architecture Bld, Auditorium, 936-2082.
    Friday, December 6
    Michigan Administrative Information Services—P-Card Reconciliation and Tips for Reconcilers Exchange, 8:30–10:30 am, Hale Auditorium, 936-7000.


    Sports and Recreatio

    Tuesday, November 26

    *U-M Rec Sports—2002 Wrestling Tournament entries due, 4:30 pm, IMSB, 763-3562.
    Monday, December 2
    *U-M Rec Sports—2002 Pre-Season Basketball tournament entries due, 11 am–4:30 pm, IMSB, 763-3562.
    Ongoing Yost Ice Arena—Public skating, noon–12:50 pm Mon-Fri, 8–9:50 pm Thurs, 2–3:50 pm Sat & Sun, 764-4600.


    Regular Meetings

    Alcoholics Anon—Unity AA Group, closed discussion, cross-addicts welcome, 12:10 pm Mon–Fri, Guild House Campus Ministry, 802 Monroe, 662-5189.
    Guild House—Free casual Sunday supper for students,
    6–7:30 pm, 802 Monroe, 662-5189 or guildhouse@umich.edu.
    Health System Pulmonary Rehab—Ann Arbor Better Breathers, 2–4 pm, 1st Mon, Domino’s Farms EBA Club, 998-8723.
    HIV/AIDS Support Group—5:30–7:30 pm, alternate Thurs, Taubman Ctr, 936-8186 or (888) 224-7939.
    LGBT Affairs—Creative Expressions Group, 1 pm Sat, call for room number, 763-4186.
    Turner Geriatric Clinic—Caring for Your Mate, 2–3:30 pm, 4th Tues, Conf Rm, Cancer & Geriatrics Ctr. Bldg; Caring for Aging Relatives, 2nd Wed, Ste C, Turner Res Ctr, Plymouth Rd; African American Senior History Preservation Group, 1:30–3:30 pm, every other Thurs, Sr Res Ctr, 2401 Plymouth Rd; 764-2556.
    Sailing Club Weekly Meetings—7:45 pm, every Thurs, 120 Dennison, 426-4299.


    Services

    Campus Information Centers: Michigan Union & Pierpont Commons lobbies; 764-INFO (4636), www.umich.edu/~info.
    Medicare Assistance Program: 9:30 am–noon Tues, Turner Res Ctr, 2401 Plymouth Rd, Ste C; 764-2556.
    Photo ID: 8:30 am–5 pm Mon–Fri, Entree Plus Ofc, Pierpont Commons, 763-6294; 8 am–5 pm Mon–Fri, Rm G270, Wolverine Twr, 3003 S State, 763-7671;
    8 am–5 pm Mon–Fri, Rm 100 & Rm 1000, Student
    Activities Bldg, 763-4632; 7 am–4:30 pm Mon–Fri, Rm C158, Med Inn Bldg, 936-0100.
    SAFEWALK: 24 hrs, North & Central campus, 763-9255.


    Exhibitions
    ALFRED BERKOWITZ GALLERY—Through Dec. 13: The annual Juried Exhibition of the Palette & Brush Club, (313) 593-3592.
    AFRICAN AMERICAN MUSIC COLLECTION AND NC STANDIFER VIDEO ARCHIVE OF ORAL HISTORY, BLACK AMERICAN MUSICIANS—Includes rare scores, sheet music, photographs, original 78 rpm recordings (now on CD), movie scripts, rare manuscripts and videotaped interviews with historically important Black musicians. Viewing and listening facilities available. 101 West Hall, 8:30 am–4 pm Mon–Fri, 764-8338.
    DENTISTRY LIBRARY—Through Dec. 15: Mouth, Teeth and Thumbs: Dentists and the Mouth in Aphorisms, Maxims, One-Liners, Proverbs, Quotations and Taglines, 764-1526.
    EXHIBIT MUSEUM OF NATURAL HISTORY—Through Dec. 31: Jiingtamok: Exploring the Powwow Highway; Through Jan. 10: Native Fishes of the Great Lakes Region; Ongoing: Pterodactyls; Back to the Sea: The Evolution of Whales, 764-0478.
    GIFTS OF ART—Through Dec. 12: Photography, by Ann Arbor Camera Club, Taubman Lobby, North, Flr 1; Collaborative Contructions, by Valerie Mann & Barbara Yerace, Taubman Lobby, North, Flr 1; Paintings, by Ann Arbor Women Artists, Taubman Lobby, South, Flr 1; Ceramics, by Daria Kim & Deb Laplante, Taubman Lobby, South, Flr 1; Landscape Paintings, by Andrea M. Tama, Univ. Hosp. Lobby, Flr 1; Fabric Pictures, by Chris Roberts-Antieau, Univ Hosp, Main Corridor, West, Flr 2; Ceramics, by I.B. Remsen, Cancer Ctr & Geriatrics Ctr, Main Lobby, Flr B2; Acrylic Paintings, by Jan Dorer, Cancer Ctr & Geriatrics Ctr, Turner Clinic Lobby, Flr 1, 936-2787.
    INSTITUTE FOR THE HUMANITIES—Dec. 1–Jan. 31: Watercolors of Italy, by Mignonette Yin Cheng, Gallery hours: 9 am–5 pm, Closed Tues and Thurs noon–2 pm, 936-3518.
    MEDIA UNION GALLERY—Dec. 6–19: Things Matter, Printmaking and Ceramics; Opening reception Dec. 6, 6–8 pm, 763-3266.
    MICHIGAN GUILD GALLERY— Through Dec. 6: Wayfinding: Installations and Mixed Media, 662-3382.
    MICHIGAN LEAGUE BUFFET—Through Dec. 20: Charcoal Drawing: Sceneries, Landscapes, by Janet Kohler, 763-4652.
    MUSEUM OF ART—Through Dec. 8: Pat Steir: Gradations; Through Dec. 1: Flora and Fauna in Chinese Art; Ongoing: African Art of Dual Worlds, Curtis Gallery; Through Jan. 19: The New York School: Abstract Expressionism and Beyond; Through Jan. 5: Masterworks of Chinese Painting: In Pursuit of Mists and Clouds; Through Jan. 26: Japanese Visions of China; Through Jan. 26: Contemporary Arabic Calligraphy, by Khaled al-Saa’i, 764-0395.
    PIERPONT COMMONS—Through Dec. 20: Fifty Year Farmers of Southern Michigan, by Carol Guregian, 647-6838.
    SCHOOL OF ART AND DESIGN—Through Dec. 24: Figure It Out: Works In and On Clay, Canvas, Paper and Wood; Through Dec. 7: Clay and Ink; Through Dec. 15: What’s the Use; Through Jan. 5: Inaugural Exhibition: The Director’s Cut; Dec. 6–19: Things Matter, 963-2082.
    SPECIAL COLLECTIONS LIBRARY— Through Jan. 11: From Papyri to King James: The Evolution of the English Bible, 764-9377.
    TAUBMAN COLLEGE OF ARCHITECTURE AND URBAN PLANNING—Through Dec. 9: MVRDV, 764-1300.
    THE STEARNS COLLECTION—One of six major collections of musical instruments in North America; contains more than 2,000 instruments, ranging from typical period pieces to rare items, Sch of Mus, 763-4389.
    HARLAN HATCHER GRADUATE LIBRARY—Ongoing: From Silent to Talkie: Chronicling the Feature Film in India and Mexico, open 8 am–2 am Mon-Thur 8 am–10 pm Friday, 10 am–6 pm Saturday, 1 pm–2 am Sunday, www.lib.umich.edu/filmvid/
    WILLIAM CLEMENTS LIBRARY—Through Jan. 6: Benjamin F. Brown and the Circus in America, 764-2347.