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Exhibits
200 Zans de Libete, Alfred Berkowitz Gallery, U-M-Dearborn, through Feb. 6. Drawings, paintings, sculptures and traditional handcrafted objects by Haitian artists to celebrate the 200th anniversary of Haitian independence. A selection of voodoo banners and objects used in religious practice also will be displayed. Reception 3-5 p.m. Jan. 25. 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 2004. 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/

DRED of DRED Love Experience will lecture at 5 p.m. Jan. 15 at the Michigan Theater. Her visit is supported by the Penny W. Stamps Visitors Fund. (Photo courtesy School of Art & Design)

Art Quilts, by Ann Kowalski, University Hospital Lobby, Floor 1, through Feb. 11. Sponsored by Gifts of Art, 936-2787.
Casting Shadows: Images from a New South Africa, by Edward West, Rackham Building, Osterman Common Room, through Feb. 20. Reception Feb. 4. Sponsored by the Institute for the Humanities, 936-3518.
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,
Jan. 16-May 28. Sponsored by the Institute for the Humanities, 936 1930.
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.
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.
The Domestic Arts, by Valerie Mann, Pierpont Commons, Wall Gallery, through Jan. 25. Sponsored by Pierpont Commons Arts & Programs, 647-6838.
The Dream of Spring and Summer, by Merete Blondal Bengtsson, Pierpont Commons Lower Level, through Jan. 30. Sponsored by Pierpont Commons Arts & Programs, 647-6838.
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.
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.

An image from "200 Zans de Libete," a collection of Haitian fine art and traditional crafts showing through Feb. 6 at U-M-Dearborn's Alfred Berkowitz Gallery. The exhibit celebrates the 200th anniversary of Haitian independence. (Photo courtesy Guerin Montilus)

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, Jan. 21-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's 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.
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, Jan. 19-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. Reception 4-6 p.m. Jan. 27. Sponsored by A&D, 936-2082.
Oil and Acrylic Paintings, by Suzanne Beutler, Cancer Center and Geriatrics Center, Turner Clinic Lobby, Floor 1, through Feb. 11. Sponsored by Gifts of Art, 936-2787.
Passion, Art + Architecture Building, Warren Robbins Gallery, Jan. 16-Feb. 20. Work by master of fine arts degree candidates from the School of Art & Design (A&D). Reception 6-9 p.m. Jan. 16. Sponsored by A&D, 936-2082.
Scenes from the Labyrinth Project: Interactive Memoirs and Digital Symphonies, by Marsha Kinder, Media Union Video Studio, Jan. 14-23. Opening reception 4:30 p.m. Jan. 15. Sponsored by the Institute for the Humanities, 936-3518.
See Me, Hear Me, Touch Me, Work, 306 S. State, Jan. 16-Feb. 8. School of Art & Design (A&D) undergraduate artists and designers exhibit new genre work, including electronic, sound, video, installation and interactive media. Reception 6-9 p.m. Jan. 16. Sponsored by A&D, 936-2082.
A Sense of Security, by Margo Mensing, Residential College (RC) Art Gallery, Jan. 16-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.
Shaping Cities, Taubman College of Architecture + Urban Planning (TCAUP), College Gallery, through Jan. 30. Sponsored by TCAUP, 764-1300.
Snowflake Papercuttings, by Dr. Thomas Clark, Taubman North Lobby, Floor 1, through Feb. 11. Sponsored by Gifts of Art, 936-2787.
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, Jan. 24-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.
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.
Views and Voices: U-M's Case for Diversity, Media Union Gallery, Jan. 13-30 and 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 (see story, page 15). 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 Feb. 11. Sponsored by Gifts of Art, 936-2787.

Regular Meetings

Alcoholics Anon, Unity AA Group, closed discussion, cross-addicts welcome, 12:10 p.m. Mon-Fri, Guild House Campus Ministry, 802 Monroe, 662-5189.
Guild House, Free casual Sunday supper for students, 6-7:30 p.m., 802 Monroe, 662-5189 or guildhouse@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,
-4600.

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January 12-February 2

Monday, January 12
Lecture: Reproductive Sciences Seminar Brown Bag Series, Adrienne Asch, Ethical Issues and Assisted Reproductive Technologies, noon-1 p.m., C.S. Mott Children's Hospital Extension, U-M Health System Perinatal Assessment Center Conference Room. Sponsored by the Life Sciences, Values and Society Program, 647-4571.
Lecture: Frank Laird, Democratic Governance of Science and Technology: Environmental Values at Work, 4-5:30 p.m., School of Social Work Building, Room 1644. Sponsored by the Science, Technology, and Society Program/History of Medicine Colloquium Series: Health, Environment and Justice, and the Institute for Research on Women and Gender.
Lecture: Adrienne Asch, The Boundary Between Genetic Enhancement and Disability Issues, 4 p.m., Michigan League, Hussey Room. Sponsored by the Life Sciences, Values and Society Program, 647-4571.
Lecture: 2004 Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Symposium Opening Lecture, Linda Brown Thompson and Cheryl Brown Henderson, A Conversation with the Brown Sisters,
6 p.m., Rackham Auditorium. Thompson and Henderson, daughters of the Rev. Oliver Brown-a plaintiff in Brown v. Board of Education-will join U-M undergraduate leaders in dialogue.
Meeting: Senate Advisory Committee on University Affairs (SACUA), 1:30 p.m., Fleming Administration Building, Regents Room. 764-0303.

Tuesday, January 13
Lecture: Learning in Retirement Series, Rebecca Scott, Families and Freedom: Studying the Aftermath of Slavery in a Rural Community in Cuba, 10-11:30 a.m., Briarwood Mall, Madstone Theater 1. Sponsored by the Geriatrics Center, 764-6831. Fee required.
Lecture: Dr. Steve Allen Jr., Humor for the Health of It: Coping in a Changing World, noon-1 p.m., Towsley Center, Dow Auditorium. Allen's topic will be how to handle stress in everyday life in a healthy and fun way. Sponsored by MFit, (734) 975-4410, ext. 221.
Lecture: Marsha Kinder, Database Documentaries from The Labyrinth Project, noon, Rackham Building, Osterman Common Room. Sponsored by the Institute for the Humanities, 936-3518.
Lecture: Jean-Marie Viaene, The Economic Significance of the Euro, 4 p.m., School of Social Work Building, Room 1636. Sponsored by the Center for European Studies,
615-7317.
Lecture: Bioethics, Values and Society Faculty Lecture Series, Adrienne Asch, The Role of the Father in Abortion Decisions, 4-5:30 p.m., North Ingalls Building, 7th Floor Conference Room. Sponsored by the Life Sciences, Values and Society Program, 647-4571.
Lecture: Deb Callahan, President Bush's Environmental Record, 4:30-6:30 p.m., Dana Building, Room 1040. Sponsored by the School of Natural Resources and Environment and the U-M Environmental Justice Initiative, (734) 327-7154.
Reception: Michigan League 75th Anniversary Kickoff, 4-6 p.m., Michigan League Ballroom. Learn about anniversary activities planned for 2004. Docent-led building tours will be conducted. Sponsored by the Michigan League, 647-7463.

Wednesday, January 14
Art Video: Ballet Mechanique and Un Chien Andalou, 12:10 p.m., Museum of Art. Sponsored by the Museum of Art, 763-8662.
Kickoff: Michigan Union 100th Anniversary, 3-5 p.m., Michigan Union, First Floor. Activities include: opera performances, Opera Lounge ribbon-cutting ceremony, historical tours, scrapbooks, cake and punch. Sponsored by the Michigan Union, 763-3202.
Lecture: Wang Zheng, State Feminism? Gender and Socialist State Formation in Maoist China, noon-1:30 p.m., Lane Hall, Room 2239. Sponsored by the Institute for Research on Women and Gender, 764-9537.
Lecture: Kenneth Kollman, European Federalism and Enlargement of the EU, 12:10-1 p.m., School of Social Work Building, Room 1636. Sponsored by the Center for Russian and East European Studies, 764-0351.
Seminar: Using MAIS LINC for M-Pathways Training, 2-4 p.m., U-M Hospital, Ford Amphitheater. M-Pathways Student Administration and HRMS users can see a demonstration of the new MAIS Learning and Information Center (MAIS LINC) and learn how to access training and documentation to help prepare for the February software upgrade. Sponsored by MAIS, http://www.mpathways.umich.edu/upgrade/maislinc_interchanges.html 
Seminar: Betsy Foxman, Urinary Tract Infection, Antibiotic Resistance and Clinical Guidelines, 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. It is the oldest observatory in the United States to retain its original telescopes in their mounts. Sponsored by the U-M Detroit Observatory, 763-2230.

Thursday, January 15
Colloquium: John Ohnesorge, Interpreting South Korea's 'Rights Revolution,' 4-6 p.m., School of Social Work Building, Room 1636. Sponsored by the Korean Studies Program, 764-1825.
Conference: 6th annual FuturTech Conference, Pervasive Technology and the Advantages of the Informed, 5:45-7 p.m., Business School, Hale Auditorium. Leaders from business and academia will participate in eight panel discussions. Sponsored by the Business School, College of Engineering and School of Information, smwtahir@umich.edu or bensilv@umich.edu.
Fair: Office of International Programs (OIP) Summer Study Abroad Fair, 3-5 p.m., Michigan Union, Pendleton Room. Sponsored by OIP, 764-4311.
Lecture: Motohiro Kondo, The Development of Monthly Magazines in Japan, noon, School of Social Work Building, Room 1636. Sponsored by the Center for Japanese Studies, 764-6307.
Lecture: Brian Gaines, Connections Between German Federal and State Elections, 4 p.m., School of Social Work Building, Room 2609. Sponsored by the Center for European Studies, 615-7317.
Lecture: DRED of DRED Love Experience, 5 p.m., Michigan Theater, 603 E. Liberty. DRED is an internationally known Haitian-American performance artist, actress, activist, singer, poet, educator and gender-illusioning woman. She will present experiences on gender-fluidity and self-love. Supported by the Penny W. Stamps Distinguished Visitors Fund. Sponsored by the School of Art & Design, 936-2082.
Meeting: Board of Regents monthly meeting, 2:30 p.m., Lurie Engineering Center, General Motors Conference Hall, 764-3883.
Meeting: Family Housing Language Program Volunteer Information Meeting, 7:30 p.m., Family Housing Community Center, 1000 McIntyre. Sponsored by University Housing, 764-8463.
Seminar: David Sherman, Diverse Metabolic Systems for Creation of Bioactive Natural Products, 4 p.m., C.C. Little Building, Room 2548. Sponsored by the Program in Medicinal Chemistry, 936-2843.
Tour: Docent-led tour of the exhibit, "Masterworks of African Art: The Congo Basin," 7 p.m., Museum of Art. Sponsored by the Museum of Art, 763-8662.

Friday, January 16
Conference: 6th annual FuturTech Conference, Pervasive Technology and the Advantages of the Informed, 7:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Business School, Hale Auditorium (see Jan. 15 description).
Lecture: Joseph DeSimone, The Carbon Dioxide Technology Platform: From the Synthesis and Processing of Fluoropolymers to Totally 'Dry' Microelectronics Processes and Dry Cleaning Garments, 4-5 p.m., Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Building, Room 1200. Sponsored by the Environmental and Water Resources Engineering Department, 615-8523.
Music: Open Mic Night, 8-10 p.m., Pierpont Commons Atrium. The audience picks a winner at the end of the night. The top performer wins a paid gig at the Atrium. Sponsored by Pierpont Commons Arts & Programs, 647-6838.
Recital: Sean Duggan, piano, 8 p.m., School of Music, Britton Recital Hall. Sponsored by the School of Music, 763-4726.
Seminar: Rich Luker, American Physical Activities Study, noon-1 p.m., Kinesiology Building, Bickner Auditorium. Sponsored by the Division of Kinesiology,steinc@umich.edu.

Saturday, January 17
Concert: University Symphony Orchestra, 8:30 p.m., Hill Auditorium. Sponsored by the School of Music, 763-4726.
Lecture: Marsha Kinder, Reinventing the Mother: Almodovar's Braindead Trilogy,
1-4 p.m., Modern Languages Building, Auditorium 2. The lecture will be followed by a screening of Pedro Almodovar's "Talk to Her." Sponsored by the Institute for the Humanities and the Program in Film and Video Studies.
Music: Women's and Men's Vocal Arts Day, 4 p.m., Rackham Auditorium. Sponsored by the School of Music, 763-4726.
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, 11:30 a.m., 1:30 & 3:30 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.
Tour: Dinosaurs, 2 p.m., Exhibit Museum of Natural History. Free, 30-minute, docent-led tour of the dinosaur exhibits. Sign up day of the tour. Limit 15 people. Sponsored by the U-M Credit Union, 764-0478.
Walk: Winter Birds Program, 10-11:30 a.m., Environmental Interpretive Center (EIC),
U-M-Dearborn. Participants will walk and look for birds in the EIC. Sponsored by the EIC, (313) 593-5338.

Sunday, January 18
Concert: U-M Life Sciences Orchestra,
2 p.m., Michigan Theater, 603 E. Liberty. The orchestra is made up of members of the University's medical, health and science community. Sponsored by the U-M Health System, http://www.umich.edu/~lsorch orchestra@umich.edu or (734) 936-2787.
Concert: Michigan Chamber Players, 4 p.m., School of Music, Britton Recital Hall. Sponsored by the School of Music, 763-4726.
Performance: Encore presentation of Fabula Rasa, 3 p.m., Museum of Art. A multimedia performance piece featuring the collaborative work of playwright Joanna Hastings, choreographer Christina Sears-Etter, and an improvisational music ensemble called clock and body. Sponsored by the Museum of Art, 763-8662.
Planetarium Show: Great Balls of Fire, 1:30 & 3:30 p.m., Exhibit Museum of Natural History (see Jan. 17 description).
Planetarium Show: The Solar System: Take a Deep Breath, 1:30 & 3:30 p.m., Exhibit Museum of Natural History (see Jan. 17 description).
Tour: Dinosaurs, 2 p.m., Exhibit Museum of Natural History (see Jan. 17 description).

Monday, January 19
Concert: School of Music Martin Luther King Celebration, 2 p.m., Rackham Auditorium. Sponsored by the School of Music, 763-4726.
Lecture: The DIA at U-M, Linda Wells, Rise of a Great Museum: The DIA, 3-4 p.m., School of Social Work Building, Room 1636. Sponsored by the International Institute Area Studies Centers, 615-7317.
Lecture: 2004 Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Keynote, Lani Guinier, Becoming Racially Literate: Reclaiming the Public Mission of Higher Education, 10 a.m., Hill Auditorium (see MLK Symposium calendar, pages 11-15).
Planetarium Show: The People and Their Sky: African Sky Tales, 11:30 a.m., 12:30, 1:30, 2:30 & 3:30 p.m., Exhibit Museum of Natural History. Several African and African-American sky tales tell the early understandings, hopes, fears and speculations of the African people about the night sky and world around them. Learn how the sun and moon came to live in the sky, where thunder and lightning come from, and how the moon came to look the way it does. Sponsored by the Exhibit Museum of Natural History, 764-0478.


Tuesday, January 20
Colloquium: Michael Flynn, Competitive Clients: Automotive Industry Trends, noon-
1 p.m., U-M Transportation Research Institute (UMTRI), McCormick Conference Room. Sponsored by UMTRI, 936-2070.
Fair: UnCommon Courses Fair, Pierpont Commons Lobby. Register for six-week, non-credit hours in bartending, salsa for beginners, tae kwon-do and yoga. Sponsored by Pierpont Commons Arts & Programs, 647-6838.
Lecture: Artists-at-Work Series, Albin Zak, The Art of the Basement Tape: Pop Music from a Private Place, noon, Rackham Building, Osterman Common Room. Sponsored by the Institute for the Humanities, 936-1930.
Lecture: Tim Utter, Mapping the Great Lakes Region: The Changing Shape of Michigan, 3 p.m., U-M Detroit Observatory, 1398 E. Ann. Utter will explore the changing shape of Michigan using maps and images from U-M's Map Library collections. Sponsored by the U-M Detroit Observatory, 763-2032.
Lecture: Dagmar Herzog, Homosexuality after Fascism, 4 p.m., Lane Hall, Room 2239. Sponsored by the Institute for Research on Women and Gender, 764-9537.
Music: Jazz Jam, 8-10:30 p.m., Pierpont Commons Atrium. Bring your instrument and join in or come to listen. Sponsored by Pierpont Commons Arts & Programs, 647-6838.

Wednesday, January 21
Art Video: Man Ray: Prophet of the Avant Garde, 12:10 p.m., Museum of Art. Sponsored by the Museum of Art, 763-8662.
Fair: UnCommon Courses Fair, Pierpont Commons Lobby (see Jan. 20 description).
Lecture: Jae-young Lee, Iron Silkroad: A New Russian-Korean Plan to Link Asia and Europe by Railroad, 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: Gerald Smith, The Great Lakes Watershed: Why Does It Matter?, 7:30 p.m., Exhibit Museum of Natural History. The opening lecture for the exhibit, "The Life of the Lakes." Sponsored by the Exhibit Museum of Natural History, 764-0478.
Seminar: Dr. Christine Joseph, 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. It is the oldest observatory in the United States to retain its original telescopes in their mounts. Sponsored by the U-M Detroit Observatory, 763-2230.

Thursday, January 22
Fair: UnCommon Courses Fair, Pierpont Commons Lobby (see Jan. 20 description).
Fiction Reading: Andrea Barrett, 5 p.m., Davidson Hall, Room D1270. Sponsored by the Department of English and the Office of the Provost, 615-3710.
Lecture: Carl Schneider, Becoming Bengoshi, noon, School of Social Work Building, Room 1636. Sponsored by the Center for Japanese Studies, 764-6307.
Lecture: Joe Santore, 5 p.m., Michigan Theater, 603 E. Liberty. Supported by the Penny W. Stamps Distinguished Visitors Fund. Sponsored by the School of Art & Design, 936-2082.
Recital: Mei Zhong, soprano, and James Helton, piano, 8 p.m., School of Music, Britton Recital Hall. Sponsored by the School of Music, 763-4726.
Seminar: Max Funk, The Ups and Downs of Lipoxygenase Catalysis: Activation, Inactivation and Inhibition, 4 p.m., C.C. Little Building, Room 2548. Sponsored by the Program in Medicinal Chemistry, 936-2843.
Table Tennis: The entry deadline for the Intramural Sports Program's 2004 Table Tennis Tournament is 4:30 p.m. at the Intramural Sports Building, 606 E. Hoover. Entry fee is $5 for singles, $9 for doubles. The tournament is 10 a.m. Jan. 24 at the Sports Coliseum. Sponsored by the Department of Recreational Sports, 763-3562.
Tour: Docent-led tour of the exhibit, "Hepworth at 100," 7 p.m., Museum of Art. Sponsored by the Museum of Art, 763-8662.

Friday, January 23
Concert: Collage Concert, 8:15 p.m., Hill Auditorium. Sponsored by the School of Music, 763-4726.

Saturday, January 24
Planetarium Show: Great Balls of Fire, 11:30 a.m., 1:30 & 3:30 p.m., Exhibit Museum of Natural History (see Jan. 17 description).
Planetarium Show: The Solar System: Take a Deep Breath, 11:30 a.m., 1:30 & 3:30 p.m., Exhibit Museum of Natural History (see Jan. 17 description).
Recital: Aaron Berofsky, violin, and Phillip Bush, piano, 8 p.m., School of Music, Britton Recital Hall. Sponsored by the School of Music, 763-4726.
Tour: Dinosaurs, 2 p.m., Exhibit Museum of Natural History (see Jan. 17 description).

Sunday, January 25
Concert: U-M Chamber Music Ensembles, 4 p.m., Stearns Building. Sponsored by the School of Music, 763-4726.
Concert: Chamber Music Ann Arbor Annual Mozart Celebration, 6 p.m., Museum of Art. Sponsored by the Museum of Art, 763-8662. Tickets required.
Planetarium Show: Great Balls of Fire, 1:30 & 3:30 p.m., Exhibit Museum of Natural History (see Jan. 17 description).
Planetarium Show: The Solar System: Take a Deep Breath, 1:30 & 3:30 p.m., Exhibit Museum of Natural History (see Jan. 17 description).
Tour: Dinosaurs, 2 p.m., Exhibit Museum of Natural History (see Jan. 17 description).
Tour: Docent-led tour of the exhibit, "Hepworth at 100," 2 p.m., Museum of Art. Sponsored by the Museum of Art, 763-8662.

Monday, January 26
Film: Earth, 7:30 p.m., Pierpont Commons, Piano Lounge. Sponsored by Pierpont Commons Arts & Programs, 647-6838.
Lecture/Recital: Zhang Shan, The Chinese-Zheng-Zither, 7:30 p.m., Burton Memorial Tower, Room 506. Sponsored by the Stearns Collection of Musical Instruments, 647 9471.

Tuesday, January 27
Ceremony: 2004 Hopwood Underclassmen Awards, 3:30 p.m., Rackham Auditorium. Awards to be announced: Academy of American Poets Prize, Bain-Swiggett Poetry Prize, Michael R. Gutterman Award in Poetry, Jeffrey L. Weisberg Poetry Prize, Theodore Roethke Prize and the Roy W. Cowden Memorial Fellowship. Sponsored by the Department of English and the Office of the Provost, 615-3710.
Concert: University Symphony Orchestra and University Philharmonia Orchestra, 8 p.m., Hill Auditorium. Sponsored by the School of Music, 763-4726.
Film: Street Angel, 8 p.m., Angel Hall, Auditorium A. Sponsored by the Center for Chinese Studies, 764-6308.
Lecture: Featuring Our Fellows Series, Edward West, Casting Shadows, redux, noon, Rackham Building, Osterman Common Room. Sponsored by the Institute for the Humanities, 936-1930.
Lecture: Can the Environment Survive China's Craze for Automobiles? Opportunities and Barriers for Moving to Cleaner Vehicles, noon, School of Social Work Building, Room 1636. Sponsored by the Center for Chinese Studies, 764-6308.
Swimming and Diving: The entry deadline for the Intramural Sports Program's 2004 Swimming and Diving meet is 4:30 p.m. at the Intramural Sports Building, 606 E. Hoover. Entry fee is $5 per individual, $35 per team. The meet is 6:45 p.m. Jan. 29 at the Canham Natatorium. Sponsored by the Department of Recreational Sports,
763-3562.

Wednesday, January 28
Art Video: The Discreet Charm of the Bourgeoisie, 12:10 p.m., Museum of Art. Sponsored by the Museum of Art, 763-8662.
Lecture: Johanna Nichols, Some Implications of the Russian-Chechen Wars, 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: Dr. Gilbert Omenn, The Potential Applications of Proteomics for Molecular Epidemiology Studies, 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, January 29
Lecture: Alan Tansman, On Teaching Hiroshima and the Holocaust, noon, School of Social Work Building, Room 1636. Sponsored by the Center for Japanese Studies,
764-6307.
Lecture: The Marc and Constance Jacobson Lecture, Albie Sachs, A New Court for a New Democracy: Art, Memory, and Human Rights Come Together in Building South Africa's Constitutional Court, 4 p.m., Rackham Amphitheatre. Sponsored by the Institute for the Humanities, 936-1930.
Lecture: Artist's talk by Nilima Sheikh, 7 p.m., Michigan Theater, 603 E. Liberty. Sponsored by the Museum of Art, 763-8662.
Seminar: Alexander Tropsha, Good Will Hunting: Predictive QSAR Modeling and Virtual Screening, 4 p.m., C.C. Little Building, Room 2548. Sponsored by the Program in Medicinal Chemistry, 615-6841.
Workshop: Basic Drawing, 6-8 p.m., Michigan League, Room 4. Sponsored by the Michigan League Programming Office, 763-4652.

Friday, January 30
Basketball: The Intramural Sports Program's 2004 3-point Shootout and Free Throw Contest will be conducted 11 a.m.-6 p.m. at the Intramural Sports Building, 606 E. Hoover. Entry fee is $5 per event. Participants may enter at any time during the event. Sponsored by the Department of Recreational Sports, 763-3562.
Discussion: The Marc and Constance Jacobson Discussion, noon, Rackham Building, Assembly Hall. Sponsored by the Institute for the Humanities, 936-1930.
Performance: Voices of Anxious Objects, 8 p.m., Kerrytown Concert House, 415 N. Fourth Ave. A performance by School of Art & Design (A&D) visiting associate professor Ken Butler with vocalist Sepldeh Vahidi. The artist-musician and Iranian vocalist will perform an arsenal of amplified hybrid string instruments made from household objects and tools. Sponsored by the School of Art & Design, 936-2082. Tickets required.
Reception: Theatre BFA Design and Production Review Reception, 4:30 p.m., Power Center for the Performing Arts. Sponsored by the School of Music, 763-4726.
Seminar: Randolph Nudo, Neuroplasticity as a Basis for Recovery after Brain Injury, noon-1 p.m., Kinesiology Building, Bickner Auditorium. Sponsored by the Division of Kinesiology, steinc@umich.edu.

Saturday, January 31
Planetarium Show: Great Balls of Fire, 11:30 a.m., 1:30 & 3:30 p.m., Exhibit Museum of Natural History (see Jan. 17 description).
Planetarium Show: The Solar System: Take a Deep Breath, 11:30 a.m., 1:30 & 3:30 p.m., Exhibit Museum of Natural History (see Jan. 17 description).
Tour: Dinosaurs, 2 p.m., Exhibit Museum of Natural History (see Jan. 17 description).

Sunday, February 1
Concert: Shakuhachi Flute Concert and Japanese Tea Ceremony, 2 & 3 p.m., Museum of Art. Sponsored by the Museum of Art, 763-8662.
Concert: Javanese Dance and Music Concert, 4 p.m., Hill Auditorium. U-M's Gamelan Ensemble will present a full-length dance drama of the Asian epic "The Ramayana." Sponsored by the School of Music, 763-4726.
Tour: Dinosaurs, 2 p.m., Exhibit Museum of Natural History (see Jan. 17 description).

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.
Meeting: LSA Faculty Meeting, 4:10 p.m., Angell Hall, Auditorium B, 764-0322.
Poetry Reading: John Burnside, 5 p.m., Davidson Hall, Room D1276. Sponsored by the Department of English and the Office of the Provost, 615-3710.


 
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