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Exhibits

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/ .
A sample from the exhibit "Thailand Thru Stamps" showing through March 5 at the Michigan League Cafe. The stamps are from the collection of Montatip Krishnamra, a lecturer in LSA Asian Languages and Cultures. (Michigan League Programming Office.)
Audubon Watercolors, by Catherine McClung, Taubman North Lobby, Floor 1, through Apri 14. Sponsored by Gifts of Art, 936-2787.
The Changing Garden: Four Centuries of European and American Art, Museum of Art, March 13-May 23. The exhibition explores the changing taste, aesthetics and uses of gardens from the late 16th to 20th centuries. Organized by the Cantor Center for Visual Arts at Stanford University, the exhibition features more than 150 works-prints, drawings, photographs, illustrated books and some paintings-by nearly 100 artists. Sponsored by the Museum of Art, 763-8662.
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, through 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, through March 17. An exhibition of Michigan-area video projection artists. Sponsored by the School of Art & Design, 936-2082.
Double Exposure: Hinton and Saito, Buckham Gallery, 134-1/2 W. Second St., Flint, March 12-April 2. Recent mixed media works by School of Art & Design (A&D) Professor Alfred Hinton and artist Sel Saito, featuring paintings inspired by rhythms in nature and the texture of carnivale. Reception 6-9 p.m. March 12. Sponsored by A&D, (810) 239-6334.
Earth and Sky: Art Quilts Inspired by Nature, Pierpont Commons, Wall Gallery, March 7-27. Sponsored by Pierpont Commons Arts & Programs, 647-6838.
Floral Landscapes, by Andrea Tama, University Hospital Main Lobby, Floor 1, through April 14. Sponsored by Gifts of Art, 936-2787.
Fusion, Work, 306 S. State St., through 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. 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.
Honoring Our Own: 2004, Alfred Berkowitz Gallery, U-M-Dearborn, through March 6. This annual presentation calls attention to the professional accomplishments of members of the campus community who are involved in publishing and those who have been exhibiting artwork during the past year. Sponsored by the U-M-Dearborn Art Museum Project, (313) 593-5058.
In-Running, Out-Flowing Web, mixed media installation by Jim Cogswell, Rackham Building, Osterman Common Room, through March 26. Opening reception 4:30-6 p.m. March 3. Sponsored by the Institute for the Humanities, 936-3518.
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.
Lifelines and Dreams Between, Washington Street Gallery, 120 E. Liberty, March 2-28. Recent paintings by School of Art & Design (A&D) Adjunct Assistant Professor Catherine Arnold. Reception 7-9 p.m. March 5. Sponsored by A&D, 936-2082.
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.
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, through April 14. Sponsored by Gifts of Art, 936-2787.
Ninth Annual Exhibition of Art by Michigan Prisoners, Media Union Gallery, March 2-16. More>
New York, North Main Faculty Studio, 1250 N. Main, March 5. School of Art & Design (A&D) faculty and staff will show new work. Works will range from sculpture to painting to industrial and graphic design. Reception 6-9 p.m. 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.
Pastels, by Jill Stefani Wagner, Pierpont Commons, Piano Lounge, through March 26. Sponsored by Pierpont Commons Arts & Programs, 647-6838.
Perception of the Extreme Unseen: The Visual Representation of Subatomic Particle Energy and Matter, Art and Architecture Building, Jean Paul Slusser Gallery, through 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. Sponsored by A&D, 936-2082.
The Resting Spot, Art and Architecture Building, Warren Robbins Gallery, through March 19. Paintings, prints and sculpture by School of Art & Design (A&D) master of fine arts degree candidate Francie Riddle, exploring the elusive qualities of memory. Reception 6-9 p.m. March 5. Sponsored by the School of Art & Design, 936-2082.
Sculptural Clothing, by Susan Byrnes, Taubman North Lobby, Floor 1, through April 14. Sponsored by Gifts of Art, 936-2787.
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.
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.
Supercinematics@Work, Work, 306 S. State St., March 12-21. Curated by Adjunct Assistant Professor Leslie Raymond and presented in conjunction with the 42nd Ann Arbor Film Festival, the exhibition of sculptural and installation work extends the experience of viewing the moving image outside the context of the movie theater and into the gallery. Reception 6-9 p.m. March 12. Sponsored by the School of Art & Design, 936-2082.
Textile Wall Hangings, by Renee Harris, University Hospital Main Corridor West, Floor 2, through April 14. Sponsored by Gifts of Art, 936-2787.
Thailand Thru Stamps, by Montatip Krishnamra, Michigan League Cafe through 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.
Treehouse: Designing for Supermobility, Taubman College Gallery, Room 2106, through March 26. Sponsored by the Taubman College of Architecture and Urban Planning, 764-1300.
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.
Watercolor, by James Clark, Michigan League Caf?, March 6-April 2. Sponsored by the Michigan League Programming Office, 763-4652.
Wearable Art, by Carol Furtado, Cancer Center and Geriatrics Center Lobby, Floor B2, through April 14. Sponsored by Gifts of Art, 936-2787.
A World of Orchids: Japanese Prints of Species Orchids from the Villa Oyamazaki, Museum of Art, March 20-July 11. The Villa Oyamazaki was the estate of Japanese entrepreneur Kaga Shatara, a collector and cultivator of orchids. In the 1940s, he commissioned Ikeda Zuigetsu to record the collection in paint and a group of craftsmen to reproduce the paintings as color woodblock prints. The 20 prints in the exhibition illustrate this Japanese art form at its technical peak. Sponsored by the Museum of Art and Center for Japanese Studies, 763-8662.

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.
Alanon, support group for family and friends of alcoholics, 6 p.m. every Thursday while U-M is in session, Guild House Campus Ministry, 802 Monroe, (734) 662-5189.
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.
Caring for Aging Relatives, a six-week seminar for those who are caring for older family members, Turner Geriatric Clinic, 6-8 p.m. Thursdays beginning March 11, (734) 764-2556. Registration and fee required.
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.
Mind-Body Skills, a 10-week group program that will teach skills caregivers can use to enhance their health and well being, Turner Senior Resource Center, 2401 Plymouth Road; one class will begin 1-3 p.m. March 16; a second will begin 6:30-8:30 p.m. March 18, (734) 998-0033.
New Ways to Feel Good, a therapy group for adults 60 years and older who feel depressed, anxious or excessively worried, 2-3:30 p.m. 10 consecutive Wednesdays beginning in March, Turner Geriatric Clinic, 1500 E. Medical Center Dr., (734) 764-2556.
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; 2-3:50 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, 764-4600.

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March 1-15

Monday, March 1
Lecture: John Foley, Homer and South Slavic Oral Epic in a Cybernetic Age, 4 p.m., Michigan League, Vandenberg Room. Sponsored by the Department of Classical Studies and Department of History, 764-0360.
Meeting: Evening Herb Study Group, 7 p.m., Matthaei Botanical Gardens (MBG), Room 125. Sponsored by Friends of MBG, (734) 998-7061.
Seminar: Gonzalo Torres, Defining New Mechanisms of Dopamine Transporter Regulation through Novel Protein-Protein Interactions, noon, Mental Health Research Institute, Waggoner Conference Room. Sponsored by the Department of Psychiatry, 647-3188.
Workshop: Intermediate Topics in SPSS, 9-11 a.m., School of Public Health II, Computing Classroom C. The class will continue 9 a.m. March 3 and 5. Sponsored by the Center for Statistical Consultation and Research, 764-7828. Fee required.

Tuesday, March 2
Festival: Eclectronica: A Microfestival of New Digital Music, 8 p.m., Rackham Auditorium. A two-day festival of new electronic music, soundscapes and experimental remixes, including video and dance from U-M faculty members and students. Pre-concert talk, 7:30 p.m. Sponsored by the School of Music, 647-3337.
Lecture: Chris Berry, The Chinese Connection? Bruce Lee, Martial Arts, and Masculinity in the Age of (American) Empire, noon, School of Social Work Building, Room 1636. Sponsored by the Center for Chinese Studies, 764-6308.
Lecture: Jim Cogswell, noon, Rackham Building, Osterman Common Room. Sponsored by the Institute for the Humanities, 936-3518.
Lecture: Catherine Kim, Understanding Cardiovascular Risk: Moving Beyond the Gender Lens, 4-5 p.m., Lane Hall, Room 2239. Sponsored by the Institute for Research on Women and Gender, 764-9537.
Meeting: Science Research Club (SRC), Mark Uhen, Origins of Modern Cetaceans at the Eocene/Oligocene Boundary, 7:30 p.m., Dental Building, Room G-390. Sponsored by the SRC, (734) 761-4320.
Workshop: Big Socks Knitting, 6-8 p.m., Michigan League, Room 4. Sponsored by the Michigan League Programming Office, 763-4652.

Wednesday, March 3
Art Video: Mahabharata, 12:15 p.m., Museum of Art. Sponsored by the Museum of Art, 763-8662.
Festival: Eclectronica: A Microfestival of New Digital Music, 8 p.m., Rackham Auditorium (see March 2 description).
Film: Imitation of Life, America Through the Lens of Race Series, 5 p.m., Michigan Theater, 603 E. Liberty St. Sponsored by the Brown v. Board of Education Commemoration, http://www.umich.edu/~urel/brown50/ 
Lecture: Timothy Snyder, Death by Toleration: The Polish-Soviet Contest for Ukraine, 1926-1939, 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: Dan Goldman, Neuromuscular Development and Activity-dependent Control of Gene Expression, 12:10 p.m., Natural Science Building, Room 2004. Sponsored by the Department of Molecular, Cellular and Developmental Biology, 647-8512.
Lecture: Catherine Badgley, Biodiversity 103: The Human Dimensions, 7:30 p.m., Exhibit Museum of Natural History. Sponsored by the Exhibit Museum of Natural History, 764-0478.
Open House: "Fun at the League" Student Open House, 6 p.m.-midnight. Activities will be held on the first and third floors, the ballroom and Underground. Sponsored by the Michigan League, 764-0446.
Seminar: Getting Ready for Retirement, 10-11 a.m. and 2-3 p.m., Wolverine Tower, Suite 18. Sponsored by TIAA-CREF, http://www.tiaa-cref.org or (800) 842-2044.
Seminar: Dr. Elisa Ghezzi, Longitudinal Impact of Tooth Extraction on Markers of Homostasis and Lipid Levels, 3 p.m., School of Public Health I, Auditorium I. Sponsored by the Department of Epidemiology, 764-5436.
Seminar: The Teaching Portfolio, noon-3 p.m., Lurie Engineering Center, Johnson Rooms. Sponsored by the Center for Research on Learning and Teaching, 764-0505.
Seminar: Negotiating Instructor Identity in the Classroom, 3-5 p.m., Michigan League, Hussey Room. Sponsored by the Center for Research on Learning and Teaching, 764-0505.

Thursday, March 4
Conference: Doing Documentary Work: Life, Letters and the Field, 8 p.m., Shaman Drum Bookshop, 315 S. State St. Book party and reception. Sponsored by the Center for Ethnography of Everyday Life at the Institute for Social Research, 763-1500.
Lecture: Mariko Tamanoi, Rethinking Manchuria: Migration, Colonization, Repatriation and Nostalgia, noon, School of Social Work Building, Room 1636. Sponsored by the Center for Japanese Studies, 764-6307.
Lecture: Regina Kunzel, 'Be a Gay We Can be Proud of': Gay Politics and Prison Sexual Culture, 1970-85, 4 p.m., Lane Hall, Room 2239. Sponsored by the Institute for Research on Women and Gender, 764-9537.
Lecture: Amit Srivastava, Climate Justice: Linking Human Rights, Environmental Justice and Climate Change, 4-5:30 p.m., Dana Building, Room 1040. Sponsored by the School of Natural Resources and Environment and the Department of Philosophy, 647-2482.
Lecture: Char Davies, 5 p.m., Michigan Theater, 603 E. Liberty. Originally a painter and filmmaker, Davies has worked with digital technology since the mid-1980s and was a founding director of the 3D software company Softimage. Supported by the Penny W. Stamps Distinguished Visitors Fund. Sponsored by the School of Art & Design, 936-2082.
Lecture: All the Knots You Need and More, 7:45 p.m., Mason Hall, Room 3447. Sponsored by the Sailing Club, http://www.umich.edu/~umsc 
Performance: Bethany Censer, piano, 12:10 p.m., University Hospital Lobby, Floor 1. Sponsored by Gifts of Art, 936-2787.
Performance: First Thursday Performance Series, Poetry Slam Grand Slam Competition, 8 p.m., Museum of Art. The museum will host the Poetry Slam Team as it concludes a year of performance and looks forward to the national poetry slam competition. Sponsored by the Museum of Art, 763-8662.
Play: Othello, 8 p.m., Power Center for the Performing Arts. Under the direction of Joe Dowling, artistic director of the Guthrie Theater, "Othello" is part of Guthrie's first national tour in 17 years. It is presented as part of the National Endowment for the Arts' "Shakespeare in American Communities" initiative. Sponsored by the University Musical Society, 764-2538 or http://www.ums.org Tickets required.
Poetry Reading: Quan Barry, 5 p.m., Davidson Hall, Room D1276. Sponsored by the Department of English and Office of the Provost, 615-3710.
Seminar: Jennifer Lum, 4 p.m., C.C. Little Building, Room 2548. Sponsored by the Program in Medicinal Chemistry.
Workshop: Introduction to Watercolor, 6-8 p.m., Michigan League, Room. 4. Sponsored by the Michigan League Programming Office, 763-4652.

Friday, March 5
Concert: Symphony Band, 8 p.m., Hill Auditorium. Sponsored by the School of Music, 763-4726.
Conference: Doing Documentary Work: Life, Letters and the Field, 9 a.m., Michigan League, Hussey Room. Sponsored by the Center for Ethnography of Everyday Life at the Institute for Social Research, 763-1500.
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: The Guido H. Binda Lecture, Marianne Burkhalter, noon, Art and Architecture Building, Auditorium. Sponsored by the Taubman College of Architecture and Urban Planning, 764-1300.
Lecture: Peter Adriaens, Design for Environmentally Sustainable Industrial Systems: From Remediation to Pollution Prevention, 4-5 p.m., Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Building, Room 1200. Sponsored by the Department of Environmental and Water Resources Engineering, 615-8523.
Lecture: Musicology Lecture, Michael Beckerman, The Czech Recit Vanishes, or Illusions of Form, Nation and Genre in Smetana's Polka in A, 5 p.m., Rackham Auditorium, East Lounge. Sponsored by the School of Music, 763-4726.
Lecture: The Urban and Regional Planning Lecture, James Howard Kunstler, 5:30 p.m., Art and Architecture Building, Auditorium. Sponsored by the Taubman College of Architecture + Urban Planning, 764-1300.
Lecture: The Annual Copernicus Lecture, Rock 'n' Roll Rebellion in Poland: An Interview with Kora, 7:30 p.m., Rackham Building, Amphitheatre. Sponsored by the Center for Russian and East European Studies, 764-0351.
Music: Salsa Night, 9 p.m.-midnight, Pierpont Commons Atrium. Sponsored by Pierpont Commons Arts & Programs, 647-6838.
Play: Othello, 8 p.m., Power Center for the Performing Arts (see March 4 description).
Symposium: The U-M 9th Annual Toxicology Symposium on Fetal Origins of Adult Disease, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. at Rackham Building, Amphitheatre. The symposium will focus on reproductive and neurological effects of hormone-disruptive chemicals on development. Sponsored by the NIEHS Environmental Toxicology Research Training Grant and the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, 764-5410.
Workshop: Randomized Controlled Trials: Scientific and Ethical Principles, 8 a.m.-5 p.m., Rackham Building, East Conference Room. Sponsored by the Center for Statistical Consultation and Research, 764-7828. Fee required.
Workshop: Amit Srivastava, 11 a.m.-1 p.m., Dana Building, Room 1028. Sponsored by the School of Natural Resources and Environment and the Department of Philosophy, 647-2482.

Saturday, March 6
Conference: Doing Documentary Work: Life, Letters and the Field, 10 a.m., Michigan League, Vandenberg Room. Sponsored by the Center for Ethnography of Everyday Life at the Institute for Social Research, 763-1500.
Film: Out of Phoenix Bridge, 8 p.m., Angell Hall, Auditorium A. Sponsored by the Center for Chinese Studies, 764-6308.
Lecture: Kathryn Greiner, Thriving Financially: Living Better with a Budget, 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Center for the Education of Women (CEW), 330 E. Liberty St. Sponsored by CEW and the U-M Credit Union, (734) 998-7080. Registration and fee required.
Lecture: Saturday Morning Physics, Myron Campbell, Electric Ideas, 10:30-11:30 a.m., Dennison Building, Room 170. Sponsored by the Department of Physics, 763-2588.
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.
Play: Othello, 2 & 8 p.m., Power Center for the Performing Arts (see March 4 description).
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.
Trip: Culture Bus, Dance Theatre of Harlem, 2 p.m., Detroit Opera House. Bus departs from in front of the Museum of Art at 12:30 p.m. Sponsored by Arts at Michigan, http://www.umich.edu ~arts or 936-5805. Tickets required.

Sunday, March 7
Fair: Nursing Career Fair, noon-4 p.m., University Hospital, Towsley Center. The fair will include on-site interviews, meetings with nurses and nurse leaders, and tours of U-M Health System (UMHS) facilities. Sponsored by UMHS, (877)-NURSE-UMHS, http://www.med.umich.edu/nursing or NurseRecruit_UMHS@med.umich.edu.
Festival: Dance on Camera, 7-9 p.m., Betty Pease Studio Theater. The program comes direct from New York's 32nd Annual Dance on Camera Festival 2004. Sponsored by the Department of Dance, Program in Film and Video Studies, and the School of Music Library, 647-2288.
Planetarium Show: Great Balls of Fire, 1:30 & 3:30 p.m., Exhibit Museum of Natural History (see March 6 description).
Planetarium Show: The Solar System: Take a Deep Breath, 2:30 p.m., Exhibit Museum of Natural History (see March 6 description).
Play: Othello, 2 p.m., Power Center for the Performing Arts (see March 4 description).
Talk: Stories from the Past: Narrative in Asian Art, 3 p.m., Museum of Art. Senior Curator for Asian Art Maribeth Graybill will present the skill and inventiveness of artists from Persia, India, Bali, China and Japan as they translate well-known tales into visual form. Sponsored by the Museum of Art, 763-8662.
Tour: Dinosaurs, 2 p.m., Exhibit Museum of Natural History (see March 6 description).

Monday, March 8
Colloquium: Insoo Cho, Korean Portraits in the Early Chosun Dynasty, noon-2 p.m., School of Social Work Building, Room 1636. Sponsored by the Korean Studies Program, 764-1825.
Festival: Dance on Camera, Merce on Camera, 7-9 p.m., Betty Pease Studio Theater. Sponsored by the Department of Dance, Program in Film and Video Studies, and the School of Music Library, 647-2288.
Forum: Student Composers' Forum, 8 p.m., School of Music, Britton Recital Hall. Sponsored by the School of Music, 763-4726.
Lecture: 31st Annual Thomas Francis Jr., Memorial Lecture, Dr. Linda Fried, New-generation Roles of Epidemiology in the Cycle of Investigation: Frailty Research as an Example, 3 p.m., School of Public Health II Building, Auditorium II. Sponsored by the Department of Epidemiology, 764-5436.
Lecture: Steve Seitz, Frontiers in 3D Photography: Reflection and Motion, 4-5:30 p.m., Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Building, Room 1005. Sponsored by the Department of Computer Sciences, 647-1752.
Lecture: The 2004 Dr. Berj H. Haidostian Memorial Lecture, Vartan Gregorian, The Road to Home: My Life and Times, 7 p.m., Alumni Center, Founders Room. Sponsored by the Department of Near Eastern Studies, 763-7655.
Workshop: Issues in Analysis of Complex Sample Survey Data, 9 a.m.-noon, Mason Hall, Room 2436. The class will continue at 9 a.m. March 10 and 12. Sponsored by the Center for Statistical Consultation and Research, 764-7828. Fee required.
Workshop: Negotiation Skills for the Workplace, 5-8 p.m., Center for the Education of Women (CEW), 330 E. Liberty St. Sponsored by CEW, (734) 998-7080. Registration and fee required.

Tuesday, March 9
Book Discussion: "Why are all the Black Kids Sitting Together in the Cafeteria?" and other Conversations about Race, 3-4 p.m., Michigan Union, Anderson Room. Sponsored by the Brown v. Board of Education Commemoration, http://www.umich.edu/~urel/brown50/ 
Ceremony: Henry Russel Awards, 4 p.m., Rackham Amphitheatre. The awards presentation will be followed by the Henry Russel Lecture, given by Professor Maris Vinovskis. For more information, visit http://www.rackham.umich.edu/Faculty/hruslecture html and
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Conference: Depression on College Campuses Second Annual Conference, Connections to Stress, Sleep and Alcohol, 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Michigan League. More>
Lecture: William James Adams, Is 25 a Crowd? Reflections on the Current Enlargement of the European Union, 10-11:30 a.m., Briarwood Mall, Madstone Theater 1. Sponsored by the Geriatrics Center, 764-6831. Fee required.
Lecture: Dru Gladney, Nomadology: Kazakh Pastoralism and Uyghur Cyber-Separatism, noon, School of Social Work Building, Room 1636. Sponsored by the Center for Chinese Studies, 764-6308.
Lecture: Artists-at-Work Series, Michael Daugherty, Fire and Blood: A Musical Portrait of Diego Rivera and Frida Kahlo, noon, Rackham Building, Osterman Common Room. Sponsored by the Institute for the Humanities, 936-3518.
Lecture: Keith Snedegar, 19th-Century American Astronomers in South Africa, 3 p.m., U-M Detroit Observatory, 1398 E. Ann St. Sponsored by the U-M Detroit Observatory, 763-2230.
Recital: Faculty Recital: Andrew Jennings, violin, and Edward Parmentier, harpsichord, 8 p.m., School of Music, Blanche Anderson Moore Hall. Sponsored by the School of Music, 763-4726.
Recital: Saxophone Studio Recital, 8 p.m., School of Music, Britton Recital Hall. Sponsored by the School of Music, 763-4726.
Workshop: Big Socks Knitting, 6-8 p.m., Michigan League, Room 4. Sponsored by the Michigan League Programming Office, 763-4652.

Wednesday, March 10
Art Video: Mahabharata, 12:15 p.m., Museum of Art. Sponsored by the Museum of Art, 763-8662.
Conference: Depression on College Campuses Second Annual Conference, Connections to Stress, Sleep and Alcohol, 8 a.m.-5 p.m., Michigan Lague (see story, page 13).
Film: America Through the Lens of Race Series, Imitation of Life, 5 p.m., Michigan Theater, 603 E. Liberty. Sponsored by the Brown v. Board of Education Commemoration, http://www.umich.edu/~urel/brown50/ 
Lecture: Edward Walker, The Long Road from Empire: Legacies of Nation Building in the Soviet Successor States, 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: Julie Brill, Greasing the Wheels: Phosphoinositol Lipids and Male Germ Cell Development in Drosophila, 12:10 p.m., Natural Science Building, Room 2004. Sponsored by the Department of Molecular, Cellular and Developmental Biology, 647-7963.
Lecture: Critical Conversations in Leadership, Kim Forde-Mazrui, Brown v. Board of Education: Mistakes Made? Lessons Learned?, 6:30 p.m., South Quad, African-American Lounge. Sponsored by the Brown v. Board of Education Commemoration, http://www.umich.edu/~urel/brown50/ 
Racquetball: The entry deadline for the Intramural Sports Program's 2004 Racquetball Tournament is 4:30 p.m. at the Intramural Sports Building (IMSB), 606 E. Hoover. Entry fee is $5 for singles, $9 doubles. The tournament is March 12-14 at the IMSB. Sponsored by the Department of Recreational Sports, 763-3562.
Seminar: Dr. Joseph Bates, How Genotyping of Mycobacterium Tuberculosis Has Impacted Our Knowledge of the Epidemiology of Tuberculosis, 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. 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.
Workshop: Determining Sufficient Sample Size, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., School of Public Health II, Computing Classroom C. Sponsored by the Center for Statistical Consultation and Research, 764-7828. Fee required.

Thursday, March 11
Colloquium: Posen Project Colloquium, Andras Kovacs, noon-2 p.m., Frieze Building, Room 3040. Sponsored by the Frankel Center for Judaic Studies, 615-1287.
Fiction Reading: Bei Dao, Yu Hua, Ha Jin, 7 p.m., Rackham Auditorium. Sponsored by the Department of English and Office of the Provost, 615-3710.
Lecture: Rupert Cox, 'Automated Alterities': Movement and Identity in the History of the Japanese 'Kobi' Automata, noon, School of Social Work Building, Room 1636. Sponsored by the Center for Japanese Studies, 764-6307.
Lecture: silt, 5 p.m., Michigan Theater, 603 E. Liberty. A collaborative trio, silt creates "extended cinema." Part of the Penny W. Stamps Distinguished Visitors Series. Sponsored by the School of Art & Design, 936-2082.
Meeting: U-M Retirees Association (UMRA), 3:15 p.m., Crowne Plaza, 610 Hilton Blvd. President Mary Sue Coleman will address the association. Sponsored by UMRA, 747-9220.
Performance: Siucra, Irish music, 12:10 p.m., University Hospital Lobby, Floor 1. Sponsored by Gifts of Art, 936-2787.
Seminar: GSI Authority in the Classroom, 3-5 p.m., Michigan League, Michigan Room. Sponsored by the Center for Research on Learning and Teaching, 764-0505. For GSIs only.
Seminar: William Fenical, 4 p.m., C.C. Little Building, Room 2548. Sponsored by the Program in Medicinal Chemistry, 647-8429.
Tour: Guided tour of the "Stories from the Past: Narrative in Asian Art" exhibit, 7 p.m., Museum of Art. Museum docents will relate stories from India, Persia, Bali, China, and Japan told through the paintings, scrolls and prints on view. Sponsored by the Museum of Art, 763-8662.
Workshop: Determining Sufficient Sample Size, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., School of Public Health II, Computing Classroom C. Sponsored by the Center for Statistical Consultation and Research, 764-7828. Fee required.
Workshop: Introduction to Watercolor, 6-8 p.m., Michigan League, Room 4. Sponsored by the Michigan League Programming Office, 763-4652.

Friday, March 12
Dance Lessons: Swing Night, 9 p.m.-midnight, Pierpont Commons Atrium. Sponsored by Pierpont Commons Arts & Programs, 647-6838.
Lecture: Catherine Ennis, Designing and Field Testing Large Scale Physical Activity Programs, noon-1 p.m., Kinesiology Building, Bickner Auditorium. Sponsored by the Division of Kinesiology, 764-1343.
Panel: Funding Your Research: Tips from the Experts, 9 a.m.-noon, Michigan League, Vandenberg Room. Sponsored by the Institute for Research on Women and Gender, 764-9537.
Recital: Faculty/Guest Recital: Arthur Greene, piano, and Solomia Soroka, violin, 8 p.m., School of Music, Britton Recital Hall. Sponsored by the School of Music, 763-4726.
Symposium: Highlife for Lemuel, Michigan Union, Kuenzel Room. U-M will commemorate the second anniversary of the death of Professor Lemuel Johnson. Sponsored by the Center for Afroamerican and African Studies, 764-9300.

Saturday, March 13
Lecture: Saturday Morning Physics, Myron Campbell, Electromagnetic Mysteries--Explained, 10:30-11:30 a.m., Dennison Building, Room 170. Sponsored by the Department of Physics, 763-2588.
Planetarium Show: Great Balls of Fire, 11:30 a.m., 1:30 & 3:30 p.m., Exhibit Museum of Natural History (see March 6 description).
Planetarium Show: The Solar System: Take a Deep Breath, 12:30 & 2:30 p.m., Exhibit Museum of Natural History (see March 6 description).
Symposium: Highlife for Lemuel, Michigan Union, Kuenzel Room (see March 12 description).
Tour: Dinosaurs, 2 p.m., Exhibit Museum of Natural History (see March 6 description).
Trip: Culture Bus, Yellowman, 3 p.m., Detroit Repertory Theatre. A play about Alma and her childhood friend Eugene who grow up together, yearning to escape the South. 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.

Sunday, March 14
Open House: Pound House Children's Center, 1:30-3 p.m., 710 S. Forest. The center provides half- or full-day programs for children ages 2-1/2 to 5 years of age. The open house will give families an opportunity to tour the center and meet teaching staff. Applications for the wait list will be available. Sponsored by the Pound House, (734) 998-8440.
Planetarium Show: Great Balls of Fire, 1:30 & 3:30 p.m., Exhibit Museum of Natural History (see March 6 description).
Planetarium Show: The Solar System: Take a Deep Breath, 2:30 p.m., Exhibit Museum of Natural History (see March 6 description).
Recital: Kristian Bezuidenhout, fortepiano, 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 March 6 description).

Monday, March 15
Lecture: SUN Xiaoming, The AIDS Epidemic and Population-based Education Programs in China, noon, School of Social Work Building, Room 1636. Sponsored by the Center for Chinese Studies, 764-6308.
Lecture: The Charles and Ray Eames Lecture, Scott Marble and Karen Fairbanks, 5:30 p.m., Art and Architecture Building, Auditorium. Sponsored by the Taubman College of Architecture and Urban Planning, 764-1300.
Lecture: Chris Szpilman, The Pianist's Life after the War: My Father's Tragic Experiences in World War II and the Difficulty of Forgetting, 7:30 p.m., Chemistry Building, Room 1200. Sponsored by the Frankel Center for Judaic Studies, and the Copernicus Endowment at the Center for Russian and East European Studies, 615-1287.
Poetry Reading: Frank Bidart, 7:30 p.m., Michigan Union, Pendleton Room. Sponsored by the Department of English and Office of the Provost, 615-3710.

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Tuesday, March 16
Lecture: Dean's Lecture Series, Dr. Marc Lippman, Will We Ever Cure Breast Cancer?, 5-6 p.m., Towsley Center, Dow Auditorium. Sponsored by the Medical Center Dean's Office, 615-6981.

Wednesday, March 17
Conference: A Celebration of Pioneering African Americans in Physics: From Imes to Moore, 1-5:45 p.m., West Hall, Room 340. A reception will follow in West Hall, Room 337. Sponsored by the Department of Physics, 763-2588.
Seminar: IntraLase, noon-1 p.m., University Hospital, Towsley Dining Room, G1320. Learn about the new bladeless LASIK surgery available at the Kellogg Eye Center (KEC). Sponsored by KEC, 615-6914 or lasik@umich.edu.

Friday, March 19
Ceremony: Naming Ceremony for the James and Anne Duderstadt Center, 1:30-3 p.m., Media Union Atrium. The official naming ceremony will be followed by a reception and facility tour. Sponsored by the Media Union and the Office of Ceremonial and Special Events, 647-6974 or 764-5319.
Performance: Andy Kirshner, Scenes from "The Museum of Life and Death," 5 p.m., Michigan League Ballroom. Part of the 7th Undergraduate Conference on Bioethics. Sponsored by the School of Music,
763-4726.

Saturday, March 20
Event: Biodiversity Discovery Day, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Exhibit Museum of Natural History. See live lamprey eels, and learn how they and other "aliens" affect the environment; meet live rainforest animals and learn about the many layers of life in the rainforest; learn about U-M's environmental stewardship efforts; and play with experiments and hands-on activities. Sponsored by the U-M Credit Union, 764-0478.