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Exhibits

200 Zans de Libete, Alfred Berkowitz Gallery, U-M-Dearborn, through Feb. 6. Sponsored by the U-M-Dearborn Art Museum Project and the Department of Behavioral Sciences, (313) 593-5058.
Archaeologies of Childhood: The First Years of Life in Roman Egypt, Kelsey Museum of Archaeology, through September. The University's holdings of material from Roman Egypt show what children looked like and how they learned and played. They also help to illustrate the expectations and concerns of children in a North African culture that existed 2,000 years ago. The material in this exhibition is part of new research by U-M faculty and students to recover knowledge of childhood in Roman Egypt. Sponsored by the Kelsey Museum of Archaeology, http://www.lsa.umich.edu/kelsey/ 
Roche Janken and Montgomery White perform a pas de deux from "Shostakovich String Quartet¡¨ by guest choreographer Alonzo King¡Xone of six modern dance works that will be presented Feb. 5-8 in ¡§Dances for Petersburg.¡¨ (Photo by Peter Smith)
Art Quilts, by Ann Kowalski, University Hospital Lobby, Floor 1, through Feb. 11. Sponsored by Gifts of Art, 936-2787.
Audubon Watercolors, by Catherine McClung, Taubman North Lobby, Floor 1,
Feb. 16-Apri 14. Sponsored by Gifts of Art, 936-2787.
Children's Book "Penny," by Michael Glenn Monroe, University Hospital Main Corridor, Floor 2, through Feb. 11. Sponsored by Gifts of Art, 936-2787.
Common and Uncommon Occurrences, by Margo Mensing, Lane Hall Art Gallery, through May 28. Sponsored by the Institute for the Humanities, 936-1930.
Contemporary Lampwork Beads & Jewelry, by Barbara Hollosy, University Hospital Main Lobby, Floor 1, Feb. 16-April 14. Sponsored by Gifts of Art, 936-2787.
Desmatosuchus, Exhibit Museum of Natural History. The museum's display of this 200 million-year-old fossil has been updated with new labels and two contrasting models-one, an aquatic model made by museum sculptor Carleton Angell, and the second, a terrestrial model. Scientists are not certain whether Desmatosuchus was an aquatic or land animal. Sponsored by the Exhibit Museum of Natural History, 764-0478.
Digital Canvas, Ann Arbor Art Center, 117 W. Liberty, Feb. 20-March 17. An exhibition of Michigan-area video projection artists. Reception 6:30-9 p.m. Feb. 20. Sponsored by the School of Art & Design, 936-2082.
Divine Encounters, Earthly Pleasures: Twenty Centuries of Indian Art, Museum of Art (UMMA), through Feb. 22. The first exhibition of Indian art at the museum in more than 20 years, the exhibit is drawn almost entirely from UMMA collections. More than 80 pieces of sculpture and paintings representing the broad regional diversity found in the vast subcontinent of India will be featured. Most of the objects will be on display for the first time. Sponsored by UMMA, 763-8662.
Family Life in Ann Arbor, acrylic and oil paintings by Christine Wilson, Michigan League Cafe, through Feb. 6. Sponsored by the Michigan League Programming Office, 763-4652.
"See Me, Hear me, Touch Me" works by Art & Design undergraduates is showing through Feb. 8 at Work, 306 S. State St. (Image courtesy School of Art & Design)
Floral Landscapes, by Andrea Tama, University Hospital Main Lobby, Floor 1, Feb. 16-April 14. Sponsored by Gifts of Art, 936-2787.
Fusion, Work, 306 S. State St., Feb. 13-March 7. Curated by the School of Art & Design (A&D) Arts Student League, this group show includes work in a range of media from students in the league, American Institute of Graphic Arts, and the Industrial Design Society of America. Reception 6-9 p.m. Feb. 13. Sponsored by A&D, 936-2082.
Hepworth at 100, Museum of Art, through March 14. The exhibition celebrates internationally renowned British sculptor Barbara Hepworth during the 100th anniversary of her birth. Hepworth was one of the first artists to make completely nonrepresentational works that often referred to relationships between people, particularly mother and child. She was at the center of a group of artists who created a revolutionary approach to European abstract sculpture during the 1930s. Sponsored by the Museum of Art, 763-8662.
India Viewed from Afar: The Fantastical Engravings of Bernard Picart, Museum of Art, Works on Paper Gallery, through March 14. From ancient times, India occupied a special place in the European imagination as a monster-inhabited land at the outermost boundary of the world. Picart's work stands at the culmination of a long process of Europe's hunger for a more "scientifically accurate" view of India-from a distance. Sponsored by the Museum of Art, 763-8662.
Ka-Boom! Meteor and Asteroid Impacts, Exhibit Museum of Natural History. The display explains the differences between space dust, meteors, meteorites, meteoroids, asteroids and comets, and speculates about the roles asteroids may have had in Earth's history (including the theory that an asteroid impact contributed to the demise of the dinosaurs). Sponsored by the Exhibit Museum of Natural History, 764-0478.
The Life of the Lakes, Exhibit Museum of Natural History, through May 31. The exhibit explores the science of the Great Lakes, including the role of people in lake health and biodiversity. It will highlight one artist's view of Michigan lake and wetland habitats with a memorial display of the work of local printmaker Alice Berle Crawford. Sponsored by the Exhibit Museum of Natural History and the Michigan Sea Grant College Program, 764-0478.
Lithographs, by Sandra Somers, Taubman South Lobby, Floor 1, through Feb. 11. Sponsored by Gifts of Art, 936-2787.
Lives of Teddy Bears, by Jo Heathcote, University Hospital Lobby, Floor 1, through Feb. 11. Sponsored by Gifts of Art, 936-2787.
Lots O' Pots, by Philip Wilson, Taubman North Lobby, Floor 1, through Feb. 11. Sponsored by Gifts of Art, 936-2787.
Masterworks of African Art: The Congo Basin, Museum of Art, Curtis Gallery of African and African-American Art, through May 2. Examines the rich imagery found in the Congo River Basin. Sponsored by the Museum of Art, 763-8662.
Max Klinger: A Glove, Museum of Art, through Feb. 29. The exhibit features Klinger's 10-image set of etchings based on a series of drawings he executed in 1878 entitled "Fantasies on a Lost Glove; Dedicated to the Lady Who Lost It." Sponsored by the Museum of Art, 763-8662.
Memorials of Life in Ancient China: Chinese Mortuary Art Across Four Millennia, Museum of Art. Since the beginnings of Chinese civilization, one of its identifying characteristics has been a concern with the welfare of the dead. This exhibition traces evolving customs of burial across four millennia and reveals major shifts in political, social and religious history. Sponsored by the Museum of Art, 763-8662.
Mixed Media Group Show, by Washington Street Gallery, Taubman South Lobby, Floor 1, Feb. 16-April 14. Sponsored by Gifts of Art, 936-2787.
Native American Ceramics and Bronzes, by Shirley Brauker, Taubman South Lobby, Floor 1, through Feb. 11. Sponsored by Gifts of Art, 936-2787.
Notes from a Quarry, Kalamazoo College, Light Fine Arts Gallery, through Feb. 6. Aimed at demystifying the creative process, this exhibit of recent work by School of Art & Design (A&D) professor Vincent Castagnacci traces the artist's generative process from inspiration through selection and development to the completed work. Sponsored by A&D, 936-2082.
Oil Paintings, by Suzanne Beutler, Cancer Center and Geriatrics Center, Turner Clinic Lobby, Floor 1, through April 14. Sponsored by Gifts of Art, 936-2787.
Passion, Art and Architecture Building, Warren Robbins Gallery, through Feb. 20. Works by master of fine arts degree candidates from the School of Art & Design (A&D). Sponsored by A&D, 936-2082.
Perception of the Extreme Unseen: The Visual Representation of Subatomic Particle Energy and Matter, Art and Architecture Building, Jean Paul Slusser Gallery,
Feb. 13-March 13. An exhibition of recent work by School of Art & Design (A&D) Associate Professor Jan-Henrik Anderson aimed at lifting the veil on the optically impossible task of visually observing subatomic particles by translating their properties and behavior into a coherent, visual, three-dimensional language. Reception 6-9 p.m. Feb. 13. Sponsored by A&D, 936-2082.
Sculptural Clothing, by Susan Byrnes, Taubman North Lobby, Floor 1, Feb. 16-April 14. Sponsored by Gifts of Art, 936-2787.
See Me, Hear Me, Touch Me, Work, 306 S. State St., through Feb. 8. School of Art & Design (A&D) undergraduate artists and designers exhibit new genre work, including electronic, sound, video, installation and interactive media. Sponsored by A&D,
936-2082.
A Sense of Security, by Margo Mensing, Residential College (RC) Art Gallery, through March 19. The show includes mural size images of iconic sites such as the Eiffel Tower and the Sydney Opera House. Each image is constructed from thousands of circles Mensing has punched from the inner lining of security envelopes. The works reference current global issues of safety and security. Sponsored by the RC Art Gallery, 763-0176.
Snowflake Papercuttings, by Dr. Thomas Clark, Taubman North Lobby, Floor 1, through Feb. 11. Sponsored by Gifts of Art,
936-2787.
Space, by Ayush Argawal, Pierpont Commons, Wall Gallery. Sponsored by Pierpont Commons Arts & Programs, 647-6838.
The Stearns Collection, School of Music. 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. Sponsored by the School of Music, 763-4389.
Stories from the Past: Narrative in Asian Art, Museum of Art, through July 25. The exhibit explores the way artists from Persia, India, Bali, China and Japan have created, in visual form, the most enduring narratives of their respective cultures. Sponsored by the Museum of Art, 763-8662.
Surrealism from the Collection of the Museum of Art, Museum of Art, through Feb. 29. Nearly 60 prints, drawings, photographs, paintings and sculpture from the museum's collection of Surrealist art, including works by Hans Arp, Giorgio de Chirico, Max Ernst, Joan Miro and Yves Tanguay. Sponsored by the Museum of Art, 763-8662.
Textile Wall Hangings, by Renee Harris, University Hospital Main Corridor West, Floor 2, Feb. 16-April 14. Sponsored by Gifts of Art, 936-2787.
Thailand Thru Stamps, by Montatip Krishnamra, Michigan League Caf?, Feb. 7-March 5. Sponsored by the Michigan League Programming Office, 763-4652.
Treasures of Islamic Art from UMMA Collections, Museum of Art. The Islamic art in the UMMA collection is well known to scholars throughout the world, but may be much less familiar to regular museum visitors. Sponsored by the Museum of Art, 763-8662.
U-M Detroit Observatory, 1398 E. Ann St. The oldest in the United States to retain its original telescopes in their mounts. It houses exhibits and collections highlighting the observatory's role in introducing scientific research to campus and significant discoveries made by its astronomers. Sponsored by the U-M Detroit Observatory, 763-2230.
UMBRA(GE): Casting Shadows Redux, by Edward West, Rackham Building, Osterman Common Room, through Feb. 20. Reception 4:30-6 p.m. Feb. 4. Sponsored by the Institute for the Humanities, 936-3518.
Views and Voices: U-M's Case for Diversity, Media Union Gallery, Feb. 9-20. The exhibit examines U-M's controversial and complex role in the national debate about diversity and the recent Supreme Court decisions upholding the principle of diversity in college admissions. Sponsored by the Office of the Provost, Law School, Office of the Vice President for Communications, Office of the Vice President and General Counsel, Horace H. Rackham School of Graduate Studies, Arts of Citizenship Program and the Bentley Historical Library, 936-0919.
Wearable Art, by Carol Furtado, Cancer Center and Geriatrics Center Lobby, Floor B2, through April 14. Sponsored by Gifts of Art, 936-2787.

Regular Meetings

Adventures in Parenting-Life with Your Turbo-Charged Child, ages 3-6, Center for the Child and the Family, 525 E. University, Suite 1465, 6-8:30 p.m. for six weeks beginning March 16, 764-9466 or bvidovic@umich.edu.
Alcoholics Anon, Unity AA Group, closed discussion, cross-addicts welcome, 12:10 p.m. Mon-Fri, Guild House Campus Ministry, 802 Monroe, (734) 662-5189.
Guild House, Free casual Sunday supper for students, 6-7:30 p.m., 802 Monroe, 662-5189 or guildhouse@umich.edu.
Language Enrichment Group (LEG): A Stroke Support Group for Adults, Center for the Development of Language and Literacy, 1111 E. Catherine, 10:30 a.m.-noon Wednesdays, 764-8440.
Language Therapy Groups for Children, Center for the Development of Language and Literacy, 1111 E. Catherine, 764-8440.
Social Skills Groups, ages 6-14, Center for the Child and the Family, 525 E. University, Suite 1465, 764-9446 or bvidovic@umich.edu.

Recreation

Indoor Track Building: Public jogging and walking, 6 a.m.-2 p.m. Monday-Friday; 7-10 p.m. Monday-Thursday; 7 a.m.-1 p.m., Saturday and Sunday, 763-5088. Fee required.
Yost Ice Arena: Public skating, noon-12:50 p.m. Monday-Friday; 8-9:50 p.m. Thursday; 7-8:50 p.m. Saturday (through Feb. 28);
2-3:50 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, 764-4600.

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February 2-16

Monday, February 2
Concert: Symphony Band, 8 p.m., Hill Auditorium. Sponsored by the School of Music, 763-4726.
Forum: Student Composers' Forum, 8 p.m., School of Music, Britton Recital Hall. Sponsored by the School of Music, 763-4726.
Lecture: Sankofa Symposium: A Commemoration of Black Activism at U-M, Alexa Canady, The Power of Activism,
6 p.m., Michigan League, Henderson Room. Sponsored by the Center for Afroamerican and African Studies, Black Student Union and Multi-Ethnic Student Affairs, 764-5517.
Meeting: LSA Faculty Meeting, 4:10 p.m., Angell Hall, Auditorium B, 764-0322.
Music: Memorial to Martin Luther King Jr., 8 p.m., Hill Auditorium (see Don't Miss, page 14).
Panel: Changing Care Relationships in Japan: The Impact of National Long Term Care Insurance, 4-6 p.m., Michigan League, Michigan Room. Sponsored by the Center for Japanese Studies, 764-2556.

HRD & IT Classes

Human Resources
& Affirmative Action
Human Resource Development
http://www.umich.edu/~hrd
(734) 764-7410
Registration and fee required

Information Technology
Central Services
IT Education Classes
http://www.itd.umich.edu/education
(734) 763-3700
Registration and fee required

Monday, February 2
WWW HTML CGIs and Forms (IT),
8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Maintaining and Upgrading Your PC (IT), 9 a.m.-noon

Tuesday, February 3
FileMaker Pro II (IT), 9 a.m.-noon
UNIX Introduction (IT), 9 a.m.-noon
Access Reports (IT), 1-4 p.m.

Wednesday, February 4
Employee Orientation and Training: How to Make it More Successful (HRD),
8:30 a.m.-noon
Masterful Coaching (HRD), 8:30 a.m.-noon
Digital Photography (IT), 9-11 a.m.
Photoshop Web Graphics (IT), 1-4 p.m.

Thursday, February 5
Managing Departmental Conflicts for Mangers, Directors and Department Heads (HRD), 8:30-10:30 a.m.
PageMaker Intermediate (IT), 9 a.m.-noon
Word III (IT), 9 a.m.-noon
Project I (IT), 1-5 p.m.
Self-Understanding for Better
Communication: A New Model
for Success (HRD),
1-5 p.m.

Friday, February 6
Flash Action Scripting (IT), 9 a.m.-noon
GoLive Layouts and Special Effects (IT),
9 a.m.-noon
Writing It Right: Punctuation (HRD),
9 a.m.-noon

Monday, February 9
Effective Web Design I (IT), 1-4 p.m.

Tuesday, February 10
Project II (IT), 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
FileMaker Pro III (IT), 9 a.m.-noon
Outlook (IT), 1-4 p.m.
WWW Getting Started with Web Publishing
at U-M (IT),
1-4 p.m.

Wednesday, February 11
PowerPoint I (IT), 9 a.m.-noon
Dreamweaver I (IT), 1-4 p.m.
Next Steps: Fundamentals of Design Layout for Desktop Publishing (HRD), 1-5 p.m.

Thursday, February 12
Find Out Before You Decide (HRD),
8:30 a.m.-noon
Excel I (IT), 9 a.m.-noon
Access Forms (IT), 1-5 p.m.

Friday, February 13
Visual Basic Introduction (IT),
8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Photoshop I (IT), 1-4 p.m.

Monday, February 16
Windows File Management (IT),
10 a.m.-noon
Excel II (IT), 1-4 p.m.

Cooking Classes

East Ann Arbor Health Center
Demonstration Kitchen
4260 Plymouth Road
Sponsored by MFit
(734) 975-4387, ext. 236
Registration and fee required

Tuesday, February 3
Slow Food, noon-1:30 p.m.

Wednesday, February 11
Easy (and not Too Cheesy) Italian, 6-8 p.m


Poetry Reading: John Burnside, 5 p.m., Davidson Hall, Room D1276. Sponsored by the Department of English and Office of the Provost, 615-3710.
Screening: Cholesterol Screening, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Kroger, 1771 Michigan Ave., Ypsilanti. Sponsored by the U-M Health System's Michigan Visiting Nurses, http://www.umvn.org Fee required.
Seminar: Using Instructional Technology to Engage Students, 2-4 p.m., School of Education Building, Whitney Room. Sponsored by the Center for Research on Learning and Teaching, 764-0505.

Tuesday, February 3
Fair: Cultural Fair, 12:30 p.m., Media Union Gallery. Sponsored by the American Society for Engineering, 647-7084.
Lecture: Denise Riley, Lost Looks: Beauty, Embarrassment, Vanity, Consolation, noon, Rackham Building, Room 520. Sponsored by the Institute for the Humanities, 936-3518.
Lecture: Jeffrey Richey, Lost and Found Theories of Law in Early China, noon, School of Social Work Building, Room 1636. Sponsored by the Center for Chinese Studies, 764-6308.
Lecture: Paula Lantz, Doulas as an Emerging Paraprofession: Results from a National Survey, 4-5 p.m., Lane Hall, Room 2239. Sponsored by the Institute for Research on Women and Gender, 764-9537.
Lecture: Hank Nuwer, Hazing: When Rites Become Wrongs, 5 p.m., Rackham Auditorium. Sponsored by the Office of Student Conflict Resolution, Division of Student Affairs.
Lecture: Naomi Norman, Dead Men Do Tell Tales: The Yasmina Cemetery at Carthage (Tunisia), 5:30 p.m., Angell Hall, Room 2175. Sponsored by the Kelsey Museum of Archaeology.
Lecture: 49th Annual Ermine Cowles Case Memorial Lecture, Paul Sereno, Dinosaurs and Drifting Continents, 8 p.m., Rackham Building, Amphitheater. Sponsored by the LSA Museum of Paleontology/Geological Sciences, 764-0489.
Meeting: Science Research Club (SRC), Mike Ayers, Solid State Lighting or the Light Bulb that Lasts 30 Years, 7:30 p.m., Dental School, Room G-390. Sponsored by SRC, (734) 761-4320.
Seminar: Successfully Implementing Teamwork in the Sciences and Mathematics, 1-3 p.m., Michigan League, Vandenberg Room. Sponsored by the Center for Research on Learning and Teaching, 764-0505.
Symposium: Sankofa Symposium: A Commemoration of Black Activism at U-M, History Lesson: Black and Active at Michigan-Conversations with Past Activists, 5 p.m., South Quad, Ambatana Lounge. Sponsored by the Center for Afroamerican and African Studies, Black Student Union and Multi-Ethnic Student Affairs, 764-5517.

Wednesday, February 4
Art Video: Ancient India, 12:10 p.m., Museum of Art. Sponsored by the Museum of Art, 763-8662.
Dinner: Sankofa Symposium: A Commemoration of Black Activism at U-M, Markley Unity Dinner, 5 p.m., Markley Dining Hall. Sponsored by the Center for Afroamerican and African Studies, Black Student Union and Multi-Ethnic Student Affairs, 764-5517.
Lecture: Katherine Fleming, 'The Center of Europe?' Greece, the Balkans, and European History, 12:10-1 p.m., School of Social Work Building, Room 1636. Sponsored by the Center for Russian and East European Studies, 764-0351.
Lecture: Helmut W. Baer Lecture in Physics, Steve Lamoreaux, 4 p.m., West Hall, Room 340. Sponsored by the Department of Physics, 763-2588.
Lecture: Keith Bradsher, High and Mighty: SUVs-The World's Most Dangerous Vehicles and How They Got That Way, 4-5 p.m., Dana Building, Room 1040. Sponsored by the Center for Sustainable Systems at the School of Natural Resources and Environment, and Office for the Study of Automotive Transportation at the U-M Transportation Research Institute, 936-2723.
Lecture: Biodiversity Lecture Series, Johannes Foufopoulos, Biodiversity 101: What is Biodiversity?, 7:30 p.m., Exhibit Museum of Natural History. Sponsored by the Exhibit Museum of Natural History, 764-0478.
Screening: Cholesterol Screening, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Kroger, 3663 Grand River, Howell. Sponsored by the U-M Health System's Michigan Visiting Nurses, http://www.umvn.org Fee required.
Seminar: Mercedes Pascual, Cholera-Climate Couplings in a Nonlinear World, 3 p.m., School of Public Health I, Auditorium I. Sponsored by the Department of Epidemiology, 764-5436.
Tour: U-M Detroit Observatory, 1-4 p.m., 1398 E. Ann St. Sponsored by the U-M Detroit Observatory, 763-2230.
Workshop: Job Search Club, Interviewing, noon-1:30 p.m., Center for the Education of Women (CEW), 330 E. Liberty. Sponsored by CEW, (734) 998-7080.
Workshop: Beginning Knitting, 6-8 p.m., Michigan League, Room 4. Sponsored by the Michigan League Programming Office, 763-4652.

Thursday, February 5
Badminton: The entry deadline for the Intramural Sports Program's 2004 Badminton Singles and Doubles Tournament is
4:30 p.m. at the Intramural Sports Building, 606 E. Hoover. Entry fee is $5 per individual, $9 for doubles. Sponsored by the Department of Recreational Sports, 763-3562.
Concert: Kathryn Goodson and Randy Hawes, piano and trombone, 12:10 p.m., University Hospital Lobby, Floor 1. Sponsored by Gifts of Art, 936-2787.
Dance: Celebrating St. Petersburg: 300 Years of Cultural Brilliance Festival, Dances for Petersburg, 8 p.m., Power Center for the Performing Arts (see Don't Miss, this page).
Fiction Reading: Michael Byers, 5 p.m., Davidson Hall, Room D1270. Sponsored by the Department of English and Office of the Provost, 615-3710.
Film: The Stray Bullet, 7 p.m., School of Social Work Building, Room 1636. Sponsored by the Korean Studies Program, 764-1825.
Lecture: Alexis Dudden, Apologetic Terms, noon, School of Social Work Building, Room 1636. Sponsored by the Center for Japanese Studies, 764-6307.
Lecture: Robert Hill, C.L.R. James's America and the Making of a Caribbean Intellectual, 1938-1958, 4 p.m., Haven Hall, Room 4701. Sponsored by the Center for Afroamerican Studies, Department of History, and Latin American and Caribbean Studies, 764-5517.
Lecture: Fiona Raby, 5 p.m., Michigan Theater, 603 E. Liberty. Sponsored by the School of Art & Design, 936-2082.
Performance: "Black on Wax" History Museum, 6 p.m., Michigan Union Ballroom. Sponsored by Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority Inc., Iota Psi Chapter, (734) 213-7755.
Performance: First Thursday Performance Series, A Conversation with Tradition: An Evening of Classical and Contemporary Indian Dance, 7 p.m., Museum of Art Apse. Sponsored by the Museum of Art, 763-8662.
Recital: French Horn Studio Recital, 8 p.m., School of Music, Britton Recital Hall. Sponsored by the School of Music, 763-4726.
Screening: Cholesterol Screening, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Kroger, 9968 E. Grand River, Brighton. Sponsored by the U-M Health System's Michigan Visiting Nurses, http://www.umvn.org Fee required.
Seminar: Yipin Lu, 4 p.m., C.C. Little Building, Room 2548. Sponsored by the Program in Medicinal Chemistry.
Workshop: Basic Drawing, 6-8 p.m., Michigan League, Room 4. Sponsored by the Michigan League Programming Office, 763-4652.

Friday, February 6
Concert: Concert Band, 8 p.m., Hill Auditorium. Sponsored by the School of Music, 763-4726.
Conference: 14th Annual Asian Business Conference, Asia: Miracle Maker or Heartbreaker?, 4-7 p.m., Business School, Hale Auditorium. Sponsored by the Business School, http://www.umich.edu/~asiabus/ 
Dance: Celebrating St. Petersburg: 300 Years of Cultural Brilliance Festival, Dances for Petersburg, 8 p.m., Power Center for the Performing Arts (see Don't Miss, this page).
Dance: Salsa Night, 9 p.m.-midnight, Pierpont Commons Atrium. Sponsored by Pierpont Commons Arts & Programs, 647-6838.
Discussion: Faculty Book Group: "Race in the College Classroom," 2-4 p.m., School of Education Building, Brownlee Room. Sponsored by the Center for Research on Learning and Teaching, 764-0505. For faculty only.
Lecture: Tanner Lecture on Human Values, Christine Korsgaard, Fellow Creatures: Kantian Ethics and Our Duties to Animals, 4 p.m., Rackham Building, Amphitheater. Sponsored by the Department of Philosophy, 764-6285.
Lecture: Rahul Mehrotra, 5:30 p.m., Art and Architecture Building Auditorium. Sponsored by the Taubman College of Architecture and Urban Planning, 764-1300.
Music: Two Nights of Electronic and Improvised Music, Atmosphere, 8 p.m., Media Union, Video and Performance Studio. Sponsored by the Media Union, 764-5596. Tickets available at the door.
Panel: The Role of Interdisciplinary Research in Reducing Racial and Ethnic Health Disparities, 1:30-5 p.m., Institute for Social Research (ISR), Rooms 6006 and 6050. Panelists will address the changes in health disparities over time in the broader context of health care and civil rights. Sponsored by ISR, ISR Survey Research Center and the ISR Diversity Committee, gmyers@umich.edu.

Saturday, February 7
Concert: Concert Band, 8 p.m., Hill Auditorium. Sponsored by the School of Music, 763-4726.
Conference: 14th Annual Asian Business Conference, Asia: Miracle Maker or Heartbreaker?, 9 a.m.-5:30 p.m., Business School, Hale Auditorium (see Feb. 6 description).
Dance: Celebrating St. Petersburg: 300 Years of Cultural Brilliance Festival, Dances for Petersburg, 8 p.m., Power Center for the Performing Arts (see Don't Miss, this page).
Fair: Long Term Care Insurance Fair, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Turner Senior Resource Center, 2401 Plymouth Road, Suite C (see Don't Miss, this page).
Music: Two Nights of Electronic and Improvised Music, Local Artists, 8 p.m., Media Union, Video and Performance Studio. Sponsored by the Media Union, 764-5596. Tickets available at the door.
Planetarium Show: Great Balls of Fire, 11:30 a.m., 1:30 & 3:30 p.m., Exhibit Museum of Natural History. The winter sky contains the brightest stars of the year. These "great balls of fire" are part of famous constellations and include Rigel, Sirius, Capella, Polaris, Betelgeuse and Aldebaran. Sponsored by the Exhibit Museum of Natural History, 764-0478.
Planetarium Show: The Solar System: Take a Deep Breath, 12:30 & 2:30 p.m., Exhibit Museum of Natural History. "Take a deep breath" sounds like an easy suggestion, but on any other planet in the solar system, it is quite impossible. This humorous show uses weather reports from the nine planets to compare Earth's atmosphere with the varied environmental conditions elsewhere in the solar system, and explains why Earth's atmosphere is well-suited to support life. Sponsored by the Exhibit Museum of Natural History, 764-0478.
Symposium: Symposium on the Tanner Lecture (Feb. 6), 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Michigan League, Vandenberg Room. Sponsored by the Department of Philosophy, 764-6285.
Tour: Dinosaurs, 2 p.m., Exhibit Museum of Natural History. Sponsored by the U-M Credit Union, 764-0478.

Sunday, February 8
Concert: Michigan Chamber Players, 6 p.m., Rackham Auditorium. Sponsored by the School of Music, 763-4726.
Dance: Celebrating St. Petersburg: 300 Years of Cultural Brilliance Festival, Dances for Petersburg, 2 p.m., Power Center for the Performing Arts (see Don't Miss, this page).
Fair: Critical Conversations in Leadership, Opportunities at Historically Black Colleges & Universities (HBCUs), 6 p.m., Mosher-Jordan Hall, Nikki Giovanni Lounge. Sponsored by LSA Academic Advising, Housing Residence Education, Student Activities and Leadership, 615-3002.
Planetarium Show: Great Balls of Fire, 1:30 & 3:30 p.m., Exhibit Museum of Natural History (see Feb. 7 description).
Planetarium Show: The Solar System: Take a Deep Breath, 2:30 p.m., Exhibit Museum of Natural History (see Feb. 7 description).
Talk: Curator's Talk, Maribeth Graybill, Divine Encounters, Earthly Pleasures, 3 p.m., Museum of Art. Sponsored by the Museum of Art, 763-8662.
Tour: Dinosaurs, 2 p.m., Exhibit Museum of Natural History (see Feb. 7 description).
Trip: Culture Bus, Sarah, Ella & Pops, 3 p.m., Wright Museum of African American History. Bus departs from in front of the Museum of Art at 1:30 p.m. Sponsored by Arts at Michigan, http://www.umich.edu ~arts or 936-5805. Tickets required.
Workshop: Through Dance Workshop, 12:50 p.m., Michigan League Ballroom, Underground, and at the Kalamazoo, Vandenberg, Hussey, Henderson and Koessler rooms. Sponsored by the Huaren Cultural Association, (248) 787-9677.

Monday, February 9
Lecture: The Raoul Wallenberg Lecture, Saskia Sassen, 5:30 p.m., Art and Architecture Building Auditorium. Sponsored by the Taubman College of Architecture and Urban Planning, 764-1300.
Lecture: The Michigan Lectures on Judaism and Christianity in the Roman World, Isaiah Gafni, What a Difference a Place Makes: Jews and Christians East of the Euphrates,
7 p.m., Michigan League Ballroom. Sponsored by the Frankel Center for Judaic Studies, 615-1287.
Volleyball: The Intramural Sports Program will take entries for its 2004 Preseason Volleyball Tournament 11 a.m.-4:30 p.m. (through Feb. 11) at the Intramural Sports Building (IMSB), 606 E. Hoover. Entry fee is $35 per team. A mandatory managers' meeting will be 6 p.m. Feb. 12 at Cliff Keen Arena. The tournament is Feb. 14-15 at the IMSB. Sponsored by the Department of Recreational Sports, 763-3562.
Workshop: Fostering Critical Thinking,
3-5 p.m., Michigan League, Michigan Room. Sponsored by the Center for Research on Learning and Teaching, 764-0505.

Tuesday, February 10
Concert: University Symphony Orchestra, 8 p.m., Hill Auditorium. Sponsored by the School of Music, 763-4726.
Lecture: Learning in Retirement Series, Howard Markel, Globalization and Public Health, 10-11:30 a.m., Briarwood Mall, Madstone Theater 1. Sponsored by the Geriatrics Center, (734) 998-9351.
Lecture: Marty Powers, Disciplines in Dialogue: Do Chinese Think Differently? Social Psychology and the Historical Record, noon, School of Social Work Building, Room 1636. Sponsored by the Center for Chinese Studies, 764-6308.
Lecture: Janet Fogler, Meeting the Challenges of Caring for Aging Relatives, noon-1:30 p.m., Michigan League, Kalamazoo Room. Sponsored by the Center for the Education of Women, Work/Life Resource Center, and the Faculty and Staff Assistance Program, (734) 998-7080.
Lecture: Featuring Our Fellows Series, Tobin Siebers, Words Stare Like a Glass Eye: From Literary to Visual to Disability Studies and Back Again, noon, Rackham Building, Room 520. Sponsored by the Institute for the Humanities, 936-1930.
Lecture: Clayton Lewis, Summer Paradise: The Role of Railway and Steamboat Lines in Promoting Vacation Travel, 3 p.m., U-M Detroit Observatory, 1398 E. Ann. Sponsored by the U-M Detroit Observatory, 763-2230.
Lecture: Distinguished University Professorship Lecture, Rebecca Scott, Degrees of Freedom: Building Citizenship in the Shadow of Slavery, 4 p.m., Rackham Building, Amphitheater. Reception 5 p.m., Rackham Building, Assembly Hall.
Lecture: Joanna Vecchiarelli Scott, Hannah Arendt on the Future of Europe, 4 p.m., School of Social Work Building, Room 2609. Sponsored by the Center for European Studies, 615-7317.
Luncheon: 6th Annual MLK Luncheon and Discussion Series: 50 years since Brown v. Board of Education Decision ... How Has Diversity in Higher Education Contributed to Student Learning and Social Justice? (Part II), noon, Lurie Engineering Center, Johnson Room. Sponsored by Tau Beta Pi, College of Engineering, 647-7151.
Screening: Cholesterol Screening, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Kroger, 1100 Argyle, Jackson. Sponsored by the U-M Health System's Michigan Visiting Nurses, http://www.umvn.org Fee required.

Wednesday, February 11
Art Video: Khandan: The Musical Heritage of Shujaat Khan, 12:10 p.m., Museum of Art. Sponsored by the Museum of Art,
763-8662.
Film: Eyes on the Prize: Fighting Back 1957-62, 5 p.m., Michigan Theater, 603 E. Liberty. Sponsored by the Department of Political Science and Center for Research on Learning and Teaching.
Lecture: Gerard Libaridian, The Caucasus in Crisis: Conflicts and Confrontations in Armenia, Azerbaijan and Georgia, 12:10-
1 p.m., School of Social Work Building, Room 1636. Sponsored by the Center for Russian and East European Studies, 764-0351.
Performance: Ebony Notes Influencing America, 7 p.m., Power Center for the Performing Arts. Sponsored by Power Moves, Office of Multi-Ethnic Student Affairs, 763-4184.
Screening: Cholesterol Screening, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Kroger, 2010 Whittaker Road, Ypsilanti. Sponsored by the U-M Health System's Michigan Visiting Nurses, http://www.umvn.org Fee required.
Seminar: Dr. David Schottenfeld, Perspective on Advances in Cancer Epidemiology, 3 p.m., School of Public Health I, Auditorium I. Sponsored by the Department of Epidemiology, 764-5436.
Workshop: Beginning Knitting, 6-8 p.m., Michigan League, Room 4. Sponsored by the Michigan League Programming Office, 763-4652.

Thursday, February 12
Concert: Norma Gentile, medieval healing chants, 12:10 p.m., University Hospital Lobby, Floor 1. Sponsored by Gifts of Art, 936-2787.
Concert: Hilary Hahn, violin, with Natalie Zhu, pianist, 8 p.m., Hill Auditorium. A Grammy nominee, Hahn was named America's best young classical musician by Time magazine. Sponsored by the University Musical Society, 764-2538. Tickets required.
Concert: Orpheus Singers, 8 p.m., School of Music, Blanche Anderson Moore Hall. Sponsored by the School of Music, 763-4726.
Expo: School of Information (SI) expoSItion, 2-5 p.m., Haven Hall Lobby. SI master's and doctoral students will display projects that demonstrate their skills in Web development, E-commerce, community networking, usability, information management, archiving, databases, digital imaging, search and retrieval, and other topics. Sponsored by SI, http://www.si.umich.edu/exposition 
Lecture: Ronald Toby, The Originality of the "Copy": The Genetics and Politics of Hanegawa Toei's Chosenjin Ukie, noon, School of Social Work Building, Room 1636. Sponsored by the Center for Japanese Studies, 764-6307.
Lecture: Juan Mendez, Achieving Justice while Seeking Peace: Human Rights Violations and Social Change, 4-5:30 p.m., School of Social Work Building, Room 1636. Sponsored by the International Institute Advanced Study Center, 764-2268.
Lecture: Dr. Chris Vlahos, Drug Discovery and Cellular Signaling Pathways, 4 p.m., C.C. Little Building, Room 2548. Sponsored by the Program in Medicinal Chemistry, 764-7366.
Lecture: Paul Morrison, About Face: Sex and Voice in 'Sunset Boulevard, 4 p.m., Lane Hall, Room 2239. Sponsored by the Institute for Research on Women and Gender, 764-9537.
Lecture: The Art Guys, 5 p.m., Michigan Theater, 603 E. Liberty. For centuries, jesters have provoked society into reexamining its values and assumptions. The Art Guys are contemporary court jesters who employ unconventional media and humor to explore serious issues. They work in a variety of media, including sculpture, performance, video, sound and macram?. Sponsored by the School of Art & Design, 936-2082.
Lecture: School Desegregation in the 20th Century: The Long Shadow of Little Rock, Ernest Green, The Long Shadow of Little Rock, 7:30 p.m., Rackham Auditorium. Sponsored by the Brown v. Board Commemoration, LSA, School of Public Policy, 615-3034.
Meeting: U-M Retirees Association (UMRA), 3:15 p.m., Wolverine Tower, Suite 18. Ken Fischer, director of the University Musical Society, will discuss The Musical Society at 125: Distinctive Past, Exciting Future. Sponsored by the UMRA, 936-8626.
Movie: Chick Flick Night, How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days, 8 p.m., Media Union, Chrysler Auditorium. Sponsored by Pierpont Commons Arts & Programs, 647-6838.
Musical: She's All Yours, 8 p.m., Frieze Building, Trueblood Theater. A slice of marital life served up with incongruities and linguistic verve. Sponsored by the Musical Theatre Department, 764-2538. Tickets required.
Performance: Michigan League 75th Anniversary, Moon Over Buffalo, 7 p.m., Michigan League, Vandenberg Room. Sponsored by Friends of the Michigan League, 764-0446. Tickets required.
Play: Celebrating St. Petersburg: 300 Years of Cultural Brilliance Festival, The Quick Change Room, 8 p.m., Michigan League, Lydia Mendelssohn Theater. In the waning days of the Soviet communist regime, the state-run Kuzlov Theater in St. Petersburg is facing hard times. But a new production of "The Three Sisters" will surely turn things around. Sponsored by the Department of Theatre and Drama, 764-2538 or http://www.uprod.music.umich.edu 
Poetry Reading: Anne Carson, 5 p.m., Rackham Building, Amphitheater. Sponsored by the Department of English and Office of the Provost, 615-3710.
Screening: Cholesterol Screening, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Kroger, 2641 Plymouth Road, Ann Arbor. Sponsored by the U-M Health System's Michigan Visiting Nurses, http://www.umvn.org Fee required
Seminar: What Research Tells Us About Effective College Teaching, 2-4 p.m., Michigan League, Michigan Room. Sponsored by the Center for Research on Learning and Teaching, 764-0505.
Tour: Guided tour of the "Divine Encounters, Earthly Pleasures: Twenty Centuries of Indian Art" exhibit, 7 p.m., Museum of Art. Sponsored by the Museum of Art, 763-8662.

Friday, February 13
Breakfast: Arts of Citizenship Second Friday Breakfast, 9-10:30 a.m., Lane Hall, Room 2239. Discussion about building bridges between the University and the community through the arts, humanities and design. Topic: Art Across the Curriculum: A Visual Presentation from a Detroit Afterschool Program. Sponsored by Arts of Citizenship, 615-0609.
Concert: Chamber Choir and University Choir, 8 p.m., Hill Auditorium. Sponsored by the School of Music, 763-4726.
Concert: Contemporary Directions Ensemble, 8 p.m., School of Music, Britton Recital Hall. Sponsored by the School of Music,
763-4726.
Dance Lessons: Swing Night, 9 p.m.-midnight, Pierpont Commons Atrium. Features The Johnstown Cats and free dance lessons from 9-10 p.m. Sponsored by Pierpont Commons Arts & Programs, 647-6838.
Lecture: Lester P. Monts Lecture Series on Diversity and Musicology, Anne Rasmussen, Traditionalism and Feminism: Women, Religious Practice and Islamic Performance in Indonesia, 5 p.m., Burton Memorial Tower. Sponsored by the Department of Musicology and Center for Southeast Asian Studies, 763-4726.
Lecture: Anne Rasmussen, Popularizing the Faith Through Islamic Musical Arts in Indonesia: Traditionalism, Modernism, Orientalism and Beyond, 5 p.m., Burton Memorial Tower, Room 506. Sponsored by the School of Music, 763-4726.
Musical: She's All Yours, 8 p.m., Frieze Building, Trueblood Theater (see Feb. 12 description).
Performance: Michigan League 75th Anniversary, Moon Over Buffalo, 6:30 p.m., Michigan League, Vandenberg Room. Sponsored by Friends of the Michigan League, 764-0446. Tickets required.
Play: Celebrating St. Petersburg: 300 Years of Cultural Brilliance Festival, The Quick Change Room, 8 p.m., Michigan League, Lydia Mendelssohn Theater (see Feb. 12 description).
Screening: Cholesterol Screening,
10 a.m.-2 p.m., Kroger, 400 S. Maple Road, Ann Arbor. Sponsored by the U-M Health System's Michigan Visiting Nurses,
http://www.umvn.org Fee required.

Saturday, February 14
Concert: Valentine's Day Concert, Canadian Brass, 8 p.m., Hill Auditorium. University Musical Society (UMS) Distinguished Artist Award recipient (1999). Sponsored by UMS, 764-2538. Tickets required.
Concert: Jazz Festival Concert, 8 p.m., Power Center for the Performing Arts. Sponsored by the School of Music, 764-2538. Tickets required.
Festival: Annual Jazz Festival, 8 a.m.-5 p.m., School of Music. Sponsored by the School of Music, 763-4726.
Film: Crows and Sparrows, 8 p.m., Angel Hall, Auditorium A. Sponsored by the Center for Chinese Studies, 764-6308.
Lecture: Historical Jazz Lecture, Dennis Wilson and Hank Jones, 1 p.m., School of Music, Blanche Anderson Moore Hall. Sponsored by the School of Music, 763-4726.
Musical: She's All Yours, 8 p.m., Frieze Building, Trueblood Theater (see Feb. 12 description).
Performance: Michigan League 75th Anniversary, Moon Over Buffalo, 6:30 p.m., Michigan League, Vandenberg Room. Sponsored by Friends of the Michigan League, 764-0446. Tickets required.
Planetarium Show: Great Balls of Fire,
11:30 a.m., 1:30 & 3:30 p.m., Exhibit Museum of Natural History (see Feb. 7 description).
Planetarium Show: The Solar System: Take a Deep Breath, 12:30 & 2:30 p.m., Exhibit Museum of Natural History (see Feb. 7 description).
Play: Celebrating St. Petersburg: 300 Years of Cultural Brilliance Festival, The Quick Change Room, 8 p.m., Michigan League, Lydia Mendelssohn Theater (see Feb. 12 description).
Tour: Dinosaurs, 2 p.m., Exhibit Museum of Natural History (see Feb. 7 description).

Sunday, February 15
Celebration: Celebrate Mardi Gras, noon-3 p.m., Pierpont Commons. Participate in costume-making, storytelling, Zydaco music, dancing and Mardi Gras crafts. A Mardi Gras parade, in costume, will wind its way through the commons. Sponsored by Pierpont Commons Arts & Programs, 647-6838.
Concert: Tuba/Euphonium Ensemble, 3 p.m., School of Music, Britton Recital Hall. Sponsored by the School of Music, 763-4726.
Family Event: Indian Art, 1-5 p.m., Museum of Art. Indian Dance Family Performance,
3 p.m.; Gallery and Hands-on Activities, 1-3 p.m. and 4-5 p.m. Sponsored by the Museum of Art, 763-8662.
Lecture: Second Annual Pallas Lecture in Modern Greek Studies, Dan Georgakas, The Now and Future Greek America-Strategies for Survival, 4 p.m., Michigan League, Hussey Room. Sponsored by the Foundation for Modern Greek Studies, 936-6099.
Musical: She's All Yours, 2 p.m., Frieze Building, Trueblood Theater (see Feb. 12 description).
Performance: Michigan League 75th Anniversary, Moon Over Buffalo, 6:30 p.m., Michigan League, Vandenberg Room. Sponsored by Friends of the Michigan League, 764-0446. Tickets required.
Planetarium Show: Great Balls of Fire, 1:30 & 3:30 p.m., Exhibit Museum of Natural History (see Feb. 7 description).
Planetarium Show: The Solar System: Take a Deep Breath, 2:30 p.m., Exhibit Museum of Natural History (see Feb. 7 description).
Play: Celebrating St. Petersburg: 300 Years of Cultural Brilliance Festival, The Quick Change Room, 2 p.m., Michigan League, Lydia Mendelssohn Theater (see Feb. 12 description).
Tour: Dinosaurs, 2 p.m., Exhibit Museum of Natural History (see Feb. 7 description).

Monday, February 16
Concert: Vocal Arts Lab, 6:45 p.m., School of Music, Britton Recital Hall. Sponsored by the School of Music, 763-4726.
Concert: University Philharmonia Orchestra, 8 p.m., Hill Auditorium. Sponsored by the School of Music, 763-4726.
Intramural Sports: The Intramural Sports Program will take entries for 2004 Winter Term Broomball, Mini-Soccer and Volleyball 11 a.m.-5:30 p.m. at the Intramural Sports Building (IMSB), 606 E. Hoover. Entry fees per team are: $85 (broomball and volleyball) and $75 (mini-soccer) per team. Mandatory managers' meetings will be 6 p.m. (volleyball), 7 p.m. (mini-soccer) and 8 p.m. (broomball) Feb. 18 at Cliff Keen Arena. Broomball begins March 1 at Yost Ice Arena; volleyball March 1 at the IMSB; mini-soccer March 2 at the Sports Coliseum. Sponsored by the Department of Recreational Sports, 763-3562.
Lecture: The DIA at U-M, Jean Keitz, Eye of the Beholder, 3-4 p.m., School of Social Work Building, Room 1636. Sponsored by the International Institute Area Study Centers, 615-7317.
Lecture: The Wallenberg Studios Lecture II, Keller Easterling, 5:30 p.m., Art and Architecture Building, Room 2104. Sponsored by the Taubman College of Architecture and Urban Planning, 764-1300.
Workshop: Patricia Miller, Grant Proposal Writing, 5:30-9 p.m., Center for the Education of Women (CEW), 330 E. Liberty St. An overview of the complete process of grant writing, from front-end analysis to organizing and writing a proposal narrative to the review process. Sponsored by CEW, (734) 998-7080. Fee required.