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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/
Audubon Watercolors, by Catherine McClung, Taubman North Lobby, Floor 1, through April 14. Sponsored by Gifts of Art, 936-2787.
Dancers from the Merce Cunningham Dance Company. The company will perform at 8 p.m. March 12-13 at the Power Center for the Performing Arts. (Photo by Tony Daugherty.)
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, through March 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.
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.
In-Running, Out-Flowing Web, mixed media installation by Jim Cogswell, Rackham Building, Osterman Common Room, through March 26. Sponsored by the Institute for the Humanities, 936-3518.
The Sydney Opera House, from the exhibit 'A Sense of Security' by Margo Mensing. Mensing's works, constructed from thousands of circles she punched from the inner lining of security envelopes, reference current global issues of safety and security. The exhibit is showing through March 19 at the Residential College Gallery. (Courtesy Institute for the Humanities)
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, through March 28. Recent paintings by School of Art & Design (A&D) Adjunct Assistant Professor Catherine Arnold. 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, through March 16. Curated by School of Art & Design (A&D) Assistant Professor Janie Paul and English Professor Buzz Alexander, the exhibit will show works from more than 100 artists from 35 prisons. 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. 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, 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.
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 Cafe, through 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 Shotaro, 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,
(734) 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.

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

Tuesday, March 9
Access Queries I (IT), 9 a.m.-noon
WWW Getting Started with Web
Publishing at U-M (IT)
, 1-4 p.m.

Wednesday, March 10
PageMaker Introduction (IT),
9 a.m.-noon
Facilitating with Ease (HRD),
9 a.m.-4 p.m.
Illustrator Introduction (IT), 1-5 p.m.

Thursday, March 11
Photoshop I (IT), 9 a.m.-noon

Friday, March 12
Dreamweaver I (IT), 1-4 p.m.

Monday, March 15
Dreamweaver II (IT), 1-4 p.m.

Tuesday, March 16
Excel I (IT), 9 a.m.-noon
Excel II (IT), 1-4 p.m.

Wednesday, March 17
Time Management: A Whole Life
Approach (HRD)
, 8:30 a.m.-noon
PowerPoint I (IT), 9 a.m.-noon
Outlook (IT), 1-4 p.m.

Thursday, March 18
Feel the Fear and Do it Anyway (HRD), 8:30 a.m.-noon
Access Introduction (IT), 9 a.m.-noon
GoLive Layouts and Special Effects (IT), 9 a.m.-noon
Friday, March 19
Dreamweaver III (IT), 1-3 p.m.
Time Management: The Next Steps (HRD), 8:30 a.m.-noon

Monday, March 22
WWW HTML Authoring
Introduction (IT)
, 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Dreamweaver IV (IT), 1-3 p.m.

Tuesday, March 23
PowerPoint II (IT), 9 a.m.-noon
Excel III (IT), 1-4 p.m.

Wednesday, March 24
FileMaker Pro I (IT), 9 a.m.-noon
Windows Introduction (IT),
10 a.m.-1 p.m.
Dreamweaver V (IT), 1-3 p.m.
Newsletters: A Guide to Design
& Production (HRD)
, 1-5 p.m.

Thursday, March 25
Elements of Leadership (HRD),
8:30 a.m.-noon
Word II (IT), 9 a.m.-noon
Excel IV (IT), 1-4 p.m.

Friday, March 26
Photoshop II (IT), 9 a.m.-noon

Monday, March 29
Flash Introduction (IT), 9 a.m.-noon
Dreamweaver Navigation Bars, Table Data, and Searches (IT), 3-5 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

Wednesday, March 10
Asian Fusion, 6-8 p.m.

Wednesday, March 24
Casseroles, 6-8 p.m.


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.

Current
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March 8-22

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.
Event: The Michigan Battered Women's Clemency Project, Giving a Voice,
7:30 p.m., Michigan League, Henderson Room. The event will recognize women prisoners who are incarcerated for self-defense crimes against abusive partners. Sponsored by the Prison Creative Arts Project, http://www.prisonarts.org 
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: David Gray, Disability, Environment and Participation, 4-6 p.m., Michigan League, Michigan Room. Sponsored by the U-M Initiative on Disability Studies, Department of Comparative Literature, Division of Kinesiology, Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, the International Institute, and the U-M-Flint Urban Health and Wellness Center, http://www.umich.edu/~uminds 
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 Science, 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.
Lecture: Love Every Body Week, Heather McAllister, Burly Beauty: Creating and Enjoying a Healthy and Beautiful Body at Any Size, 7-9 p.m., Michigan Union, Wolverine Room. Sponsored by the Coalition for Action Regarding Eating Issues and many campus units, 647-4699 or http://www.uhs.umich.edu/health/lebw2004.html 
Luncheon: The Death Penalty and Race in the Criminal Justice System, 12:15 p.m., Hutchins Hall, Room 220. The luncheon will be led by Professor Phoebe Ellsworth. Sponsored by the Prison Creative Arts Project, http://www.prisonarts.org 
Meeting: Preferred Seating Program, 7-8:30 p.m., Cliff Keen Arena, 616 E. Hoover St. Athletic Department representatives will answer questions about the new football seating policy. Sponsored by the Athletic Department, http://www.mgoblue.com/psd 
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 or
http://www.rackham.umich.edu/Faculty/hrusselaward.html 
Conference: Depression on College Campuses Second Annual Conference, Connections to Stress, Sleep and Alcohol, 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Michigan League and Rackham Graduate School; Dr. Thomas Insel, 9:05 a.m.; Huda Akil, The Link Between Stress and Depression: What Have We Learned?, 9:40 a.m.; Workshop: The Connection Between Stress and Depression, 10:15 a.m.; Kay Redfield Jamison, Bipolar Disorder in College Students, 12:10 p.m.; Roseanne Armitage, The Importance of Sleep and Sleep Hygiene: Practical Clues for the College Student, 1:10 p.m.; Film: The Truth about Suicide, 1:45 p.m.; Panel: How Can Students Help Students?, 2:50 p.m. Sponsored by the Medical School, Depression Center and Horace H. Rackham School of Graduate Studies, 763-7495 or 647-2644.
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: Kathleen Kendall-Tackett, The Lifetime Effects of Childhood Abuse, noon-
1 p.m., School of Social Work Building, Educational Conference Center. Sponsored by the Institute for Research on Women and Gender, 764-9537.
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 for Violin and Orchestra: 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.
Meeting: Preferred Seating Program, 7-8:30 p.m., U-M-Dearborn University Center, Section A. Athletic Department representatives will answer questions about the new football seating policy. Sponsored by the Athletic Department,
http://www.mgoblue.com/psd 
Panel: Love Every Body Week, Body Image, Culture and Ethnicity: Student Voices, noon-1:30 p.m., Michigan Union, Pond Room. Sponsored by the Coalition for Action Regarding Eating Issues and many campus units, 647-4699 or http://www.uhs.umich.edu/health/lebw2004.html 
Panel: And Here We Remain, 7:30 p.m., East Quad Auditorium. Seven women share their stories, feelings, struggles and courage. Sponsored by the Prison Creative Arts Project, http://www.prisonarts.org 
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.
Workshop: Love Every Body Week, Alison Brzenchek, I'm Not the Average Girl on Video, 7-9 p.m., Michigan Union, Pond Room. Sponsored by the Coalition for Action Regarding Eating Issues and many campus units, 647-4699 or http://www.uhs.umich.edu/health/lebw2004.html 

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 League and Rackham Graduate School; Dr. Nora Volkow, Drug Abuse and Mental Illness: Progress in Understanding Comorbidity, 8:50 a.m.; Dr. T.K. Li, Stress, Depression and Hazardous Alcohol Abuse: A Treacherous Intersection, 9:20 a.m.; Panels and Break-outs: The Connections Between Depression, Stress and Alcohol: Which Interventions are Effective? Which Ones are Not?, 9:50 a.m.; Dr. Morton Silverman, Recommendations for Confronting the Rise of Depression and Suicide in Students, 11:15 a.m.; Panel: How Should Universities Respond?, Where Do We Go from Here?, 11:45 a.m.; John Howell, 2 p.m.; Workshops: New Strategies for Early Detection and Intervention, 2:40 p.m.; Concluding Remarks, Earl Lewis, 4:50 p.m. Sponsored by the Medical School, Depression Center and Horace H. Rackham School of Graduate Studies, 763-7495 or 647-2644.
Event: Youths from southeastern Michigan high schools and juvenile facilities will talk about issues relevant to their experiences. They will share writing, visual art, performance poetry and other works, 4 p.m., Angell Hall, Room 3222. Sponsored by the Prison Creative Arts Project, http://www.prisonarts.org 
Event: Love Every Body Week, Food Loves Your Body, 4-7 p.m., Michigan Union, Pendleton Room. Sponsored by the Coalition for Action Regarding Eating Issues and many campus units, 647-4699 or http://www.uhs.umich.edu/health/lebw2004.html 
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: Dr. David Canter, The Pharmaceutical Industry and the Public: From Win-Lose to Win-Win, 4 p.m., Chemistry Building, Room 1210. Sponsored by the U-M Chapter of Sigma Xi, The Research Society, 764-5138.
Lecture: Madeleine Albright, UN, WTO, IMF: Time for a Change?, 4:30-5:30 p.m., Business School, Hale Auditorium. Sponsored by the William Davidson Institute, 936-1015.
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/ 
Meeting: Preferred Seating Program, 7-8:30 p.m., U-M-Flint Harding Mott University Center, Michigan Room. Athletic Department representatives will answer questions about the new football seating policy. Sponsored by the Athletic Department,
http://www.mgoblue.com/psd 
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.
Seminar: This is Your Brain on Dance, 4-6 p.m., Life Sciences Palmer Commons Building, Forum Hall. Led by Professor Peter Sparling, the seminar will investigate the integration of dance, health, neuroscience and technology, and their application to health and well-being. Sponsored by the Life Sciences, Values and Society Program, in partnership with the University Musical Society and the U-M Health System's Gifts of Art Program, 647-4571.
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.
Workshop: Love Every Body Week, What's Real: Image in Contemporary Society,
7-9 p.m., Michigan Union, Wolverine Room. Sponsored by the Coalition for Action Regarding Eating Issues and many campus units, 647-4699 or http://www.uhs.umich.edu/health/lebw2004.html 

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.
Fair: Ginsberg Center Second Annual Project Fair, The 2004 Symposium on Community-based Work: Working Together for Change, 1-2:30 p.m., Michigan Union Ballroom. Sponsored by the Edward Ginsberg Center for Community Service and Learning, Arts of Citizenship, Division of Student Affairs, Kellogg Forum on Higher Education for the Public Good, Michigan Community Scholars Program, Provost's Committee on Diversity and Democracy, Residential College, School of Art & Design, School of Information, School of Nursing, School of Social Work, and the Taubman College of Architecture + Urban Planning, http://www.umich.edu/~mserve/news/events/sympos_fair_04.html 
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: Center for Afroamerican and African Studies (CAAS) Zora Neale Hurston Festival keynote, Werewere Liking, 4 p.m., Michigan League, Henderson Room. Sponsored by CAAS, the Center for World Performance Studies, and the Theater and Drama Department, 764-9300 or 936-2777.
Lecture: Robert Anderson, Into the Heart of Darkness: Research, Racism and Rude Awakenings, 4 p.m., Rackham Building, East Conference Room. Sponsored by the Faculty Network for Creativity and Consciousness Studies, sarahara@umich.edu.
Lecture: The G.E.M. Anscombe Collegiate Professorship in Philosophy Inaugural Lecture, J. David Velleman, The Centered Self, 4:10 p.m., Alumni Center, Founders Room. Sponsored by LSA, (734) 998-6251.
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.
Lecture: Love Every Body Week Keynote Address, Sut Jhally, The Catch-22 of Female Sexuality in Pop Culture, 7-9 p.m., Michigan Union, Pendleton Room. Sponsored by the Coalition for Action Regarding Eating Issues and many campus units, 647-4699 or http://www.uhs.umich.edu/health/lebw2004.html 
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.
Panel: Love Every Body Week, Eating Issues and Body Image: Practical Ways to Help Your Daughter, Sister, Friend, noon-1:30 p.m., Michigan Union, Wolverine Room. Sponsored by the Coalition for Action Regarding Eating Issues and many campus units, 647-4699 or http://www.uhs.umich.edu/health/lebw2004.html 
Performance: Siucra, Irish music, 12:10 p.m., University Hospital Lobby, Floor 1. Sponsored by Gifts of Art, 936-2787.
Poetry Reading: Incarceration Nation: A Reading by Stephen Hartnett, 8 p.m., Shaman Drum Bookstore, 315 S. State St. Sponsored by the Prison Creative Arts Project, http://www.prisonarts.org 
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: Dr. Frederick Valeriote, Anticancer Drug Discovery and Development, 4 p.m., C.C. Little Building, Room 2548. Sponsored by the Program in Medicinal Chemistry, 647-8429.
Seminar: Michigan Diabetes Research and Training Center Seminar Series, Dr. Sven Enerback, Foxi1: A Winged Helix Gene Expressed in the Kidney and Inner Ear Linked to Distal Renal Tubular Acidosis and Deafness, 4:30-5:30 p.m., Medical Science I Building, Room 6311. Sponsored by the Medical School, 763-2561.
Tour: Guided tour of the "Stories from the Past: Narrative in Asian Art" exhibit, 7 p.m., Museum of Art. 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.
Film Screening: Brad Lichtenstein, Ghosts of Attica, 5 p.m., Michigan Theater, 603 E. Liberty St. A documentary offering an account of the brutal assault from a four-day Attica rebellion. Sponsored by the Prison Creative Arts Project, http://www.prisonarts.org Tickets required.
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.
Lecture: Love Every Body Week, Jim Etzkorn, Twinks, Bears and Colt Models: Dilemmas in Gay Male Body Image, noon-1:30 p.m., Michigan Union, Anderson Room. Sponsored by the Coalition for Action Regarding Eating Issues and many campus units, 647-4699 or http://www.uhs.umich.edu/health/lebw2004.html 
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.
Panel: Alternative Medicine, noon, U-M Hospital, Ford Amphitheater. Sponsored by the Forum on Health Policy of the Medical School, in conjunction with the Department of Internal Medicine, 615-8334.
Performances: Love Every Body Week, SPEAK OUT, student stories and performances, 7-9 p.m., Michigan Union, Anderson Room. Sponsored by the Coalition for Action Regarding Eating Issues and many campus units, 647-4699 or http://www.uhs.umich.edu/health/lebw2004.html 
Performance: Merce Cunningham Dance Company, 8 p.m., Power Center for the Performing Arts. Sponsored by the University Musical Society, 764-2538 or
http://www.ums.org 
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.
Seminar: Communications and Signal Processing Laboratory Seminar Series, Michelle Effros, Algorithms and Rate-distortion Bounds in Data Compression for Multi-user Communications, 1-2 p.m., Electrical Engineering and Computer Science (EECS) Building, Room 1500. Sponsored by the EECS Depaetment, 647-2045.
Symposium: Highlife for Lemuel, Michigan Union, Kuenzel Room (see story, page 13).
Workshop: Werewere Liking, 3 p.m., Frieze Building, Room 1550. An interactive workshop exploring African pedagogy and initiation rites. Sponsored by the Center for Afroamerican and African Studies, Center for World Performance Studies, and Theater and Drama Department, 764-9300 or 936-2777.

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.
Performance: Merce Cunningham Dance Company, 8 p.m., Power Center for the Performing Arts. Sponsored by the University Musical Society, 764-2538 or
http://www.ums.org 
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 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.
Poetry Reading: Poems and Prose by Former Incarcerated Writers, 3 p.m., Michigan League. Sponsored by the Prison Creative Arts Project, http://www.prisonarts.org 
Symposium: Highlife for Lemuel, Michigan Union, Kuenzel Room (see story, page 13).
Symposium: Pulling Triggers: Four Takes on Urban Transformation, 10:30 a.m., Art and Architecture Building Auditorium. Sponsored by the Taubman College of Architecture + Urban Planning, 764-1300.
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, Yellowman, 3 p.m., Detroit Repertory Theatre. Sponsored by Arts at Michigan, http://www.umich.edu ~arts or 936-5805. Tickets required.

Sunday, March 14
Discussion: State educators discuss the intersection of education and incarceration, 4 p.m., Michigan League, Henderson Room. Sponsored by the Prison Creative Arts Proj-ect, http://www.prisonarts.org 
Music: Visual Music by Kronos Quartet, 6 p.m., Power Center for the Performing Arts. Sponsored by the University Musical Society, 764-2538 or http://www.ums.org 
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. 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 13 description).
Planetarium Show: The Solar System: Take a Deep Breath, 2:30 p.m., Exhibit Museum of Natural History (see March 13 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 13 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 + 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.

Tuesday, March 16
Lecture: Ernie Young, Catholic Missions and Nationalism in the Era of the Unequal Treaties, noon, School of Social Work Building, Room 1636. Sponsored by the Center for Chinese Studies, 764-6308.
Lecture: Margo Mensing, A Sense of Security, noon, Rackham Building, Osterman Common Room. Sponsored by the Institute for the Humanities, 936-1930.
Lecture: Conversations on Europe, Elaine Gazda, Ancient Murals Meet Modern Agendas: A Case Study of Art, Archaeology and Politics in Mussolini's Italy, 4 p.m., School of Social Work Building, Room 2609. Sponsored by the Center for European Studies, 615-7317.
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.
Music: Jazz Jam, 8-10:30 p.m., Pierpont Commons, Leonardo's. Bring your instrument and join in or come to listen. Sponsored by Pierpont Commons Arts & Programs, 647-6838.
Performance: CRLT Players: Mentoring Graduate Students, 4-6 p.m., Michigan League, Michigan Room. Sponsored by the Center for Research on Learning and Teaching, 764-0505.
Reading: Arab American Series, Khaled Mattawa, 4 p.m., CASL Building, Room 1030, U-M-Dearborn. Sponsored by the Center for Arab American Studies, (313) 583-6334.
Reception: Ninth Annual Exhibition of Art by Michigan Prisoners Closing Reception,
5-7:30 p.m., Media Union Gallery. Sponsored by the Prison Creative Arts Project,
http://www.prisonarts.org 
Workshop: Big Socks Knitting, 6-8 p.m., Michigan League, Room 4. Sponsored by the Michigan League Programming Office, 763-4652.

Wednesday, March 17
Art Video: Mahabharata, 12:15 p.m., Museum of Art. Sponsored by the Museum of Art, 763-8662.
Lecture: John Marburger, U.S. Energy Policy: Some Observations, 10:30 a.m., Michigan League, Henderson Room. Sponsored by the Office of the Vice President for Research, 763-1289.
Lecture: Dr. Hughes Evans, The Feminine Touch: Women and the American Medical Profession, noon-1 p.m., Taubman Medical Library, Learning Resource Center. Sponsored by the Center for the History of Medicine, (734) 622-2750.
Lecture: Sharon Wolchik, Citizens and Politics in Post-Communist East Central Europe, 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: Lilianna Solnica-Krezel, Genetic Regulation of Gastrulation in Zebrafish,
12:10 p.m., Natural Science Building, Room 2004. Sponsored by the Department of Molecular, Cellular and Developmental Biology, 936-3246.
Lecture: 14th Annual David W. Belin Lecture in American Jewish Affairs, Hasia Diner, Before the Holocaust: Post-war American Jews Confront Catastrophe, 4-6 p.m., Michigan League, Koessler Room. Sponsored by the Frankel Center for Judaic Studies, 615-1287.
Lecture: Donald Lollar, New Directions in Disability Research at CDC, 4-6 p.m., Michigan League, Michigan Room. Sponsored by the U-M Initiative on Disability Studies, Department of Comparative Literature, Division of Kinesiology, Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, the International Institute, and the U-M-Flint Urban Health and Wellness Center, http://www.umich.edu/~uminds 
Lecture: The Wallenberg Studios Lecture II, Hella Jongurius, 5:30 p.m., Art and Architecture Building Auditorium. Sponsored by the Taubman College of Architecture + Urban Planning and the European Union Center, 764-1300.
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.
Seminar: Debbie Barrington, A New Approach to Understanding Black-White Differences in Infant Low Birth-weight: Part I: The Potential Contribution of Intergenerational Socioeconomic Position, 3 p.m., School of Public Health I, Auditorium I. Sponsored by the Department of Epidemiology, 764-5436.
Symposium: A Celebration of Pioneering African Americans in Physics: From Imes to Moore, 1-5:45 p.m., West Hall, Room 340 (see story, page 14).
Workshop: Thinking in Latin: A Conversation with Frank Bidart, noon-1:30 p.m., Angell Hall, Room 2175. Sponsored by Contexts for Classics, 764-0418.
Workshop: Charcoal Drawing, 6-8 p.m., Michigan League, Room D. Sponsored by the Michigan League Programming Office, 763-4652.

Thursday, March 18
Book Discussion: Critical Conversations in Leadership, "Why are all the Black Kids Sitting Together and other Conversations about Race," 8 p.m., East Quad, Benzinger Library. Sponsored by the Brown v. Board of Education Commemoration,
http://www.umich.edu/~urel/brown50/ 
Colloquium: Richard Kim, U.S. Sovereignty and Diasporic State-making: Creating a Korean American Nationalism, 4-6 p.m., School of Social Work Building, Room 1636. Sponsored by the Korean Studies Program, 764-1825.
Concert: Creative Arts Orchestra, 8 p.m., Rackham Auditorium. Sponsored by the School of Music, 763-4726.
Lecture: Livia Monnet, Techno-horror's Time Machine: Gender, History and the Uncanny in Women's New Media Art, noon, School of Social Work Building, Room 1636. Sponsored by the Center for Japanese Studies, 764-6307.
Lecture: Hank Greenspan, Listening to Holocaust Survivors: When is an Interview an 'Interview?,' 3:30-5 p.m., Institute for Social Research, Room 6080. Sponsored by the Residential College, 647-9960.
Lecture: Tom Weisskopf, The Benefits and Costs of Affirmative Action in Higher Education: Lessons from the U.S. and India,
4-6 p.m., East Quad, Room 126. Sponsored by the Residential College, 647-9960.
Lecture: Frank Bidart, 5 p.m., Davidson Hall, Room D1270. Sponsored by the Department of English and Office of the Provost, 615-3710.
Lecture: Julia Scher, 5 p.m., Michigan Theater, 603 E. Liberty. An artist whose motto is "use surveillance to help undo surveillance," Scher employs electronic security and closed circuit surveillance systems to create Web/installation performances that explore issues of power, control and seduction. Supported by the Penny W. Stamps Distinguished Visitors Lecture Series. Sponsored by the School of Art & Design, 936-2082.
Performance: Susan Toman, harpsichord, 12:10 p.m., University Hospital Lobby,
Floor 1. Sponsored by Gifts of Art, 936-2787.
Recital: Oboe Studio Recital, 8 p.m., School of Music, Britton Recital Hall. Sponsored by the School of Music, 763-4726.
Seminar: Peter Crooks, Recent Progress in the Design of Neuronal Nicotinic Acetyl Choline Receptor Ligands, 4 p.m., C.C. Little Building, Room 2548. Sponsored by the Program in Medicinal Chemistry, 764-7366.
Talk: The Changing Garden, 7 p.m., Museum of Art. Assistant Director for Collections and Exhibitions Carole McNamara will chronicle the changing tastes reflected in European and American gardens from the late 16th through 20th centuries. An expert on prints and drawings, McNamara will explore how artists have represented the various social and aesthetic dimensions of gardens. Sponsored by the Museum of Art, 763-8662.
Workshop: Using ArcGIS, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Rackham Building, SAVi Lab. The class will continue at 9 a.m. March 19. Sponsored by the Center for Statistical Consultation and Research, 764-7828. Fee required.
Workshop: Introduction to Pastels, 6-8 p.m., Michigan League, Room 4. Sponsored by the Michigan League Programming Office, 763-4652.

Friday, March 19
Ceremony: Naming Ceremony for the James and Anne Duderstadt Center, 1:30-3 p.m., Media Union Atrium (see story, page 12).
Concert: Symphony Band Chamber Winds, 8 p.m., School of Music, McIntosh Theater. Sponsored by the School of Music, 763-4726.
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: Szymon Rusinkiewicz, Suggestive Contours for Conveying Shape in Computer-generated Line Drawings, 4-5:30 p.m., Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Building, Room 1005. Sponsored by the Department of Computer Science, 647-1752.
Music: Jazz Masterclass: Ornette Coleman, saxophone, 2:40 p.m., School of Music, Britton Recital Hall. Sponsored by the School of Music, 763-4726.
Music: An Evening with Ornette Coleman, 8 p.m., Hill Auditorium. Sponsored by the University Musical Society, 764-2538 or http://www.ums.org 
Music: Open Mic Night, 8 p.m.-midnight, Pierpont Commons, Leonardo's. The audience picks a winner at the end of the night. The top performer wins a paid gig at Leonardo's. Sponsored by Pierpont Commons Arts & Programs, 647-6838.
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.
Recital: Performing Arts and Technology Department, 7 p.m., School of Music, Britton Recital Hall. Sponsored by the School of Music, 763-4726.

Saturday, March 20
Concert: Israel Philharmonic with conductor Yoel Levi, 8 p.m., Hill Auditorium. Sponsored by the University Musical Society, 764-2538 or http://www.ums.org 
Event: Family Day, 10 a.m.-noon, Kelsey Museum of Archaeology. Children ages 5-12 will learn about life in the ancient world by participating in various activities such as creating a cloth doll, making a toy horse, learning about Egyptian hieroglyphs and papyrus, as well as making a papyrus book. Sponsored by the Kelsey Museum, 647-4167. Registration and fee required.
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.
Film: Shower, 8 p.m., Angell Hall, Auditorium A. Sponsored by the Center for Chinese Studies, 764-6308.
Lecture: Saturday Morning Physics, Myron Campbell, Novel Insights and Inventions,
10:30-11:30 a.m., Dennison Building, Room 170. Sponsored by the Department of Physics, 763-2588.
Lecture: Betsy Fryberger, Three Heroines of the Garden: Gertrude Jekyll, Beatrix Jones Farrand and Vita Sackville-West, 2 p.m., Ann Arbor District Library, 343 S. Fifth Ave. Sponsored by the Museum of Art, 763-8662.
Panel: Performance Anxiety, 2:30 p.m., Stearns Building, Cady Room. Sponsored by the School of Music Outreach Program, 763-4726.
Planetarium Show: The Stars of Spring, 11:30 a.m., 1:30 & 3:30 p.m., Exhibit Museum of Natural History. The spring sky contains few bright stars, but several significant constellations. It also is the best time of year to see the most famous pattern in the sky-the Big Dipper. 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 (see March 13 description).
Tour: Dinosaurs, 2 p.m., Exhibit Museum of Natural History (see March 13 description).

Sunday, March 21
Lecture: William R. Farrand Public Lecture, John Vandermeer, Biodiversity and the Agricultural Connection, 1 p.m., Michigan League, Hussey Room. Sponsored by the Exhibit Museum of Natural History, 764-0478.
Lecture: Doris Sloan Memorial Lecture, Betsy Fryberger, Changing Gardens: Artists and Versailles, 3 p.m., Museum of Art. Fryberger will look at gardens and their representation in art. Sponsored by the Museum of Art, 763-8662.
Performance: Takacs Quartet, 6 p.m., Rackham Auditorium. Sponsored by the University Musical Society, 764-2538 or http://www.ums.org 
Planetarium Show: The Stars of Spring, 1:30 & 3:30 p.m., Exhibit Museum of Natural History (see March 20 description).
Planetarium Show: The Solar System: Take a Deep Breath, 2:30 p.m., Exhibit Museum of Natural History (see March 13 description).
Recital: Jonathan Shames, piano, Leon Shames, piano, and Yehonatan Berick, violin, 3 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 13 description).

Monday, March 22
Lecture: Azzan Yadin, The Question of Oral Tradition: Rabbi Aqiva and Paul, 11 a.m., Frieze Building, Room 3040. Sponsored by the Frankel Center for Judaic Studies, 615-1287.
Lecture: Barbara Wojcik, American Attitude: Whistler and His Followers, noon, School of Social Work Building, Room 1636. Sponsored by the International Institute Area Studies Center, 615-7317.
Lecture: The John Dinkeloo Memorial Lecture, Ben van Berkel, Working with Unfolding, 5:30 p.m., Art and Architecture Building Auditorium. Sponsored by the Taubman College of Architecture + Urban Planning and the European Union Center, 764-1300.