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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.
Car Bombings, 1980-2004, by Ellen Wilt, Residential College (RC) Art Gallery, March 26-April 17. Reception 4-6 p.m. March 26. Sponsored by RC, 763-0176.
James-Jacques-Joseph Tissot’s ‘The Croquet Game (Artist’s Garden in London)’ from 1878. Tissot’s work is part of ‘The Changing Garden: Four Centuries of European and American Art’ exhibit now showing at the Museum of Art. (Courtesy Museum of Art)
Categories, Alfred Berkowitz Gallery, U-M-Dearborn, March 29-April 23. The exhibit will celebrate Michigan Glass Month with a presentation of works selected from a permanent collection of antique and temporary studio art glass. Reception 7-9 p.m. April 2. Sponsored by the Art Museum Project, (313) 593-5058.
The Changing Garden: Four Centuries of European and American Art, Museum of Art, through 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.
Children's Science Book Fair, Exhibit Museum of Natural History, April 1-May 31. Offered annually by the Association of Science Technology Centers, this exhibit features 37 new science trade books for K-12 students, ranging from picture books to in-depth scientific discussions on topics such as astronomy, paleontology, environmental science, health and medicine, physics and technology. Sponsored by the Exhibit Museum of Natural History, 764-0478.
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, through 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. 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.
The Israel Philharmonic will perform at 8 p.m., March 20 in Hill Auditorium. The concert, which will feature guest soloist Pinchas Zuckerman on violin, is part of the University Musical Society’s 125th Annual Choral Union Series. (Courtesy ICM Artists)
Fellows Exhibition, Taubman College Gallery, Room 2106, March 29-April 16. By Luke Bulman, Walter B. Sanders Fellow; Reto Geiser, William Muschenheim Fellow; and Steven Mankouche, William A. Oberdick Fellow. Sponsored by the Taubman College of Architecture + Urban Planning, 764-1300.
Floral Landscapes, by Andrea Tama, University Hospital Main Lobby, Floor 1, through April 14. Sponsored by Gifts of Art, 936-2787.
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.
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 & Pgograms, 647-6838.
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, Work, 306 S. State St., through March 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. 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 + 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 Shataro, 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, (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.
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
Ongoing>


March 15-29

Monday, March 15
Event: Declare Yourself Campaign, 11 a.m.-3 p.m., Michigan League Ballroom.
A national, nonpartisan young voter empowerment campaign, the event will feature an original copy of the Declaration of Independence. For more information, visit http://www.DeclareYourself.com. 
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.
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.
Workshop: You and Your Work: Finding a Good Fit, 5:30-8:30 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 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.
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, Wafa Hajj, 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 

Wednesday, March 17
Art Video: Mahabharata, 12:15 p.m., Museum of Art. Sponsored by the Museum of Art, 763-8662.
Conference: 23rd Workplace Wellness Conference, The Value of Health, 8 a.m.-4 p.m., Michigan League. This year's conference will focus on strategies to increase participation in workplace wellness programs in a variety of work settings. Sponsored by the Health Management Research Center, 936-2799.
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: Margo Mensing, Red Bibs: Common and Uncommon Lies, 4 p.m., Lane Hall Lobby. Sponsored by the Institute for Research on Women and Gender, 764-9537.
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, 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.
Recital: Student Harpsichord Recital, 8 p.m., School of Music, Blanche Anderson Moore Hall. Sponsored by the School of Music, 763-4726.
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. The symposium will honor U-M alumni Elmer Samuel Imes and Willie Hobbs Moore. Sponsored by the Department of Physics, (734) 763-2588.
Workshop: Crossing the Border from Home Work to Paid Work: A Workshop for Women Planning to Re-enter the Workforce, 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Center for the Education of Women (CEW). Sponsored by CEW, (734) 998-7080. Registration and fee required.
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: Mapping the Great Lakes Region: The Changing Shape of Michigan, 3-4:30 p.m., West Hall, Ehrlicher Room. Sponsored by the Hatcher Graduate Library Map Library, 764-0407.
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 United States and India, 4-6 p.m., East Quad, Room 126. Sponsored by the Residential College, 647-9960.
Lecture: Daniel Stoljar, Ignorance and Experience, 4-6 p.m., Michigan Union, Pendleton Room. Sponsored by the Department of Philosophy, 764-6285.
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. 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.
Meeting: Board of Regents monthly meeting, 2 p.m., Fleming Administration Building, Regents Room, 764-3883.

HRD & IT Classes

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

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

Monday, 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.

Tuesday, March 30
WWW Getting Started with Web
Publishing at U-M (IT)
, 9 a.m.-noon

Wednesday, March 31
FileMaker Pro III (IT), 9 a.m.-noon
UNIX Introduction (IT), 9 a.m.-noon
Flash Intermediate (IT), 1-4 p.m.

Thursday, April 1
Access Tables and Relationships (IT), 9 a.m.-noon
Effective Web Design II (IT), 1-4 p.m.
Visual Basic Introduction (IT), 1-5 p.m.

Friday, April 2
Photoshop Creating Web Graphics (IT), 9 a.m.-noon

Monday, April 5
Maintaining and Upgrading Your PC (IT), 9 a.m.-noon

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 24
Casseroles, 6-8 p.m.


Open House: Faculty Open House, 3 p.m., Life Sciences Institute (LSI). See the new institute from the inside, meet LSI faculty, and learn about the new kind of science being practiced at LSI. Sponsored by LSI. To attend, RSVP to lifesciences@umich.edu.
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. 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. The naming ceremony will be 1:30-2 p.m., followed by a reception and facility tour from 2-3 p.m. Sponsored by the Media Union and the Office of Ceremonial and Special Events, 647-6974 or 764-5319.
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.
Lecture: Sami Kronfol, Relations between the United States and the United Nations, and U.S. relations with Lebanon and the Middle East, 3:30 p.m., U-M-Dearborn, CASL Building, Room 1030. Sponsored by the Center for Arab American Studies, (313) 583-6334.
Lecture: Ken Farley, A Possible New Technique for Detailed Rock Cooling Histories from He in Apatite, 4 p.m., C.C. Little Building, Room 1528. Sponsored by the Department of Geological Sciences, 647-9911.
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. Sponsored by Pierpont Commons Arts & Programs, 647-6838.
Panel: The Environmental Records of the Presidential Candidates, 4:15 p.m., Dana Building, Room 1040. The panel, featuring environmental journalists from around the country, will be moderated by School of Natural Resources and Environment (SNRE) Dean Rosina Bierbaum. Sponsored by SNRE, Society of Environmental Journalists and the Knight Wallace Fellows, (734) 769-6966.
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.
Symposium: Michigan Journal of Law 25th Anniversary Symposium, Diversity or Cacophony?: New Sources of Norms in International Law, 5 p.m., Hutchins Hall, Room 100. This symposium will address questions relating to the increasing access of non-state actors to international legal forums, and the lack of any unified international legal system to resolve inconsistencies between the rulings of international dispute bodies. Sponsored by the Law School's Michigan Journal of International Law, 763-6100 or http://students.law.umich.edu/mjil. 
Symposium: Activating the Past, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Rackham Building, Amphitheater. An international symposium on historic sites of conscience. Sponsored by the Museum Studies Program, 936-6678.

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. 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. 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.
Symposium: Michigan Journal of Law 25th Anniversary Symposium, Diversity or Cacophony?: New Sources of Norms in International Law, 9 a.m.-6:30 p.m., Hutchins Hall, Room 100 (see March 19 description).
Tour: Dinosaurs, 2 p.m., Exhibit Museum of Natural History. Free, 30-minute, docent-led tour of the dinosaur exhibits. Sponsored by the U-M Credit Union, 764-0478.

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. 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 20 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.

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.
Panel: Careers in Traditional Health Care, 7-8:30 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 23
Colloquium: Lawrence Schneider, Improving Occupant Protection in Frontal Crashes of Airbag-equipped Vehicles through Field Investigations and Laboratory Testing, noon-1 p.m., U-M Transportation Research Institute (UMTRI), McCormick Conference Room. Sponsored by UMTRI, 936-2070.
Concert: University Symphony Orchestra, 8 p.m., Hill Auditorium. Sponsored by the School of Music, 763-4726.
Lecture: Susan Nolen-Hoeksema, Research Reflections on Depression and "Women Who Think Too Much," noon-1:30 p.m., Michigan League, Michigan Room. Sponsored by the Center for the Education of Women, Work/Life Resource Center, and the Faculty/Staff Assistance Program, (734) 998-7080.
Lecture: Hugh Shapiro, The Birth of Nervousness: Neurasthenia in Modern China, noon, School of Social Work Building, Room 1636. Sponsored by the Center for Chinese Studies, 764-6308.
Lecture: Claire Renzetti, Poverty, Community and Violence Against Women, 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: Elif Shafak, Foreign Lands, Homelands and the Borderland of Fiction: Placing Women in Turkish Literature and the Displacement of the Woman Writer, noon, Rackham Building, Osterman Conference Room. Sponsored by the Institute for the Humanities, 936-3518.
Open House: Children Summer Language Program, 5:30-6:30 p.m., University Center for the Development of Language and Literacy (UCLL), 1111 E. Catherine St. Improve language in the areas of speaking, reading, writing, spelling and social skills in intensive, individual and/or group therapy sessions. Sponsored by UCLL, 764-8440.
Seminar: Azzan Yadin, Rabbi Aquiva, Rabbi Ishmael and the Place for Midrash in Tanniatic Literature, 3 p.m., Frieze Building, Room 3050. Sponsored by the Frankel Center for Judaic Studies, 615-1287.

Wednesday, March 24
Art Video: Mahabharata, 12:15 p.m., Museum of Art. Sponsored by the Museum of Art, 763-8662.
Film: Eyes on the Prize: The Keys to the Kingdom, 1974-80, 5 p.m., Michigan Theater, 603 E. Liberty. Sponsored by the Brown v. Board of Education Commemoration, http://www.umich.edu/~urel/brown50/
Lecture: Helen Epstein, What and Why Do Jewish Women Write When They Write Memoir?, noon-1:30 p.m., Lane Hall, Room 2239. Sponsored by the Frankel Center for Judaic Studies, 615-1287.
Lecture: Good News in Hard Times? Reaping New Resources through Collaboration Series, Nettie Seabrooks, The Detroit Institute of Arts: Its Mission for the Future, noon, School of Education Building, Whitney Auditorium. Sponsored by the Nonprofit and Public Management Center, 763-4214.
Lecture: Deborah Brown, Targeting of Proteins and Lipids to Membrane Rafts, 12:10 p.m., Natural Science Building, Room 2004. Sponsored by the Department of Molecular, Cellular and Developmental Biology, 647-7963.
Lecture: Christopher Paul Curtis, "The Watsons Go to Birmingham" and other Stories, 3:15-4:30 p.m., East Quad, Residential College Auditorium. Sponsored by the Brown v. Board of Education Commemoration, http://www.umich.edu/~urel/brown50/. 
Lecture: The Wallenberg Studios Lecture III, John Maeda, To Digital or Not to Digital, 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.
Lecture: Steven Strogatz, Sync: The Emerging Science of Spontaneous Order, 6 p.m., East Hall, Room 1324. Sponsored by the Mathematical Biology Research Group, Center for the Study of Complex Systems, 763-3408.
Seminar: Kathryn Jacobsen, Hepatitis A Transmission: A Model-Based Analysis, and Dr. Thomas Riggs, A Stochastic Model of Vaccine Trials for Endemic Infections Using Group Randomization, 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: Statistical Analysis with R, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., School of Public Health II, Computing Classroom C. Sponsored by the Center for Statistical Consultation and Research, 764-7828. Fee required.
Workshop: Charcoal Drawing, 6-8 p.m., Michigan League, Room D. Sponsored by the Michigan League Programming Office, 763-4652.

Thursday, March 25
Concert: The Tallis Scholars, 8 p.m., St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church, 2250 E. Stadium Blvd. Sponsored by the University Musical Society, 764-2538 or http://www.ums.org. 
Conference: Just Climate? Pursuing Environmental Justice in the Face of Global Climate Change, 8:30-10 p.m., Dana Building. Sponsored by the Environmental Justice and Climate Change Initiative, http://sitemaker.umich.edu/snre-ejcc
Dance: Shades of Three, 8 p.m., Betty Pease Studio Theater. A dance concert presented by three master of fine arts in dance candidates. Sponsored by the Department of Dance, 763-5461. Tickets required.
Film: Peppermint Candy, 7 p.m., School of Social Work Building, Room 1636. Sponsored by the Korean Studies Program, 764-1825.
Lecture: Helen Lee, Travelogues and Guidebooks in Colonial Discourse: Voices of Elite and Working Class Japanese in Colonial Korea, noon, School of Social Work Building, Room 1636. Sponsored by the Center for Japanese Studies, 764-6307.
Lecture: Mary Chamie, Global Perspective on Disability and Human Function, 4-6 p.m., School of Social Work Building, Room 1636. 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: Barbara Krueger, The Art and Architecture of Stained Glass, 4:30 p.m., Michigan League, Michigan Room. Sponsored by the Michigan League, 764-0446.
Lecture: Jeremy Blake, 5 p.m., Michigan Theater, 603 E. Liberty. Blake's projections, prints, paintings and drawings are visual semi-narratives, combining the representational and the abstract. Supported by the Penny W. Stamps Distinguished Visitors Fund. Sponsored by the School of Art & Design, 936-2082.
Open House: Children Summer Language Program, 10-11 a.m., University Center for the Development of Language and Literacy (UCLL), 1111 E. Catherine St. Improve language in the areas of speaking, reading, writing, spelling and social skills in intensive, individual and/or group therapy sessions. Sponsored by UCLL, 764-8440.
Open House: Faculty Open House, 10 a.m., Life Sciences Institute (LSI). See the new institute from the inside, meet LSI faculty, and learn about the new kind of science being practiced at LSI. Sponsored by LSI. To attend, RSVP to lifesciences@umich.edu.
Opera: Don Giovanni, 8 p.m., Power Center for the Performing Arts. Mozart's opera about a devilish charmer. Sponsored by the School of Music, 764-2538. Tickets required.
Panel: Continuing the Conversation, School Desegregation in the 21st Century: Fulfilling the Promise of Brown, 7:30 p.m., Rackham Auditorium. Featuring Gary Orfield, co-director of the Harvard Civil Rights Project, and Beverly Tatum, president of Spelman College and author of "Why are all the Black Kids Sitting Together in the Cafeteria? and other Conversations about Race." Sponsored by the Brown v. Board of Education Commemoration, http://www.umich.edu/~urel/brown50/. 
Performance: Suzanne Smith, cello, 12:10 p.m., University Hospital Lobby, Floor 1. Sponsored by Gifts of Art, 936-2787.
Recital: Soren Hermansson, horn, and Michael Gould, percussion, 8 p.m., School of Music, Britton Recital Hall. Sponsored by the School of Music, 763-4726.
Recital: Helen Callus, viola, 8 p.m., School of Music, McIntosh Theatre. Sponsored by the School of Music, 763-4726.
Seminar: Kiarri Kershaw, HIV-1 Vaccine Development: Constrained Peptide Immunogens Show Improved Binding to the Anti-HIV gp41 Mab, 4 p.m., C.C. Little Building, Room 2548. Sponsored by the Program in Medicinal Chemistry, 647-8429.
Workshop: Introduction to Pastels, 6-8 p.m., Michigan League, Room 4. Sponsored by the Michigan League Programming Office, 763-4652.

Friday, March 26
Conference: Just Climate? Pursuing Environmental Justice in the Face of Global Climate Change, Climate Injustices, 8:30 a.m.-8:30 p.m., Dana Building (8:30 a.m.-noon, School of Public Health). Sponsored by the Environmental Justice and Climate Change Initiative, http://sitemaker.umich.edu/snre-ejcc. 
Conference: Artemisia, 6-11 p.m., Michigan League Ballroom. Sponsored by the Michigan League, 764-0446.
Dance: Shades of Three, 8 p.m., Betty Pease Studio Theater (see March 25 description).
Lecture: Teresa Goforth, Professional Organizations, Michigan Museums and Money Woes, noon, Haven Hall, Room 4701. Sponsored by the Museum Studies Program, 936-6678.
Music: Digital Music Ensemble, Northstar, 8 p.m., Media Union, Video Studio. Sponsored by the School of Music, 763-4726.
Opera: Don Giovanni, 8 p.m., Power Center for the Performing Arts (see March 25 description).
Poetry Reading: Denise Riley, 4 p.m., Rackham Building, Osterman Common Room. Sponsored by the Institute for the Humanities, 936-3518.

Saturday, March 27
Concert: Afro-Latin Jazz Orchestra, directed by Arturo O'Farrill, 8 p.m., Hill Auditorium. Sponsored by the University Musical Society, 764-2538 or http://www.ums.org
Conference: Just Climate? Pursuing Environmental Justice in the Face of Global Climate Change, Catalysts for Climate Justice,
8:30 a.m.-8 p.m., Dana Building. Sponsored by the Environmental Justice and Climate Change Initiative, http://sitemaker.umich.edu/snre-ejcc
Dance: Shades of Three, 8 p.m., Betty Pease Studio Theater (see March 25 description).
Festival: 32nd Ann Arbor Dance for Mother Earth Pow Wow, 10:30 a.m.-10 p.m. (ceremonial grand entries at noon and 7 p.m.), Crisler Arena. Experience authentic Native American cultural activities, including champion dance and drum competitions and exhibits by award-winning Native American artists. Sponsored by the Native American Student Association, U-M chapter of the American Indian Science and Engineering Society, Native American Law Student Association, Native American Public Health Association, Native American Business Student Association, Native American Programming Task Force, and the Office of Multi-Ethnic Student Affairs, a division of Student Affairs, 647-6999 or powwow04@umich.edu. Tickets required.
Lecture: Saturday Morning Physics, Leopoldo Pando Zayas, Black Holes in String Theory, 10:30-11:30 a.m., Dennison Building, Room 170. Sponsored by the Department of Physics, 763-2588.
Music: Digital Music Ensemble, Northstar, 8 p.m., Media Union, Video Studio. Sponsored by the School of Music, 763-4726.
Opera: Don Giovanni, 8 p.m., Power Center for the Performing Arts (see March 25 description).
Planetarium Show: The Stars of Spring, 11:30 a.m., 1:30 & 3:30 p.m., Exhibit Museum of Natural History (see March 20 description).
Planetarium Show: The Solar System: Take a Deep Breath, 12:30 & 2:30 p.m., Exhibit Museum of Natural History (see March 20 description).
Tour: Dinosaurs, 2 p.m., Exhibit Museum of Natural History (see March 20 description).

Sunday, March 28
Concert and Ceremony: Shakuhachi Flute Concert and Japanese Tea Ceremony, 2 & 3 p.m., Museum of Art. Ancient melodies of the shakuhachi flute, played by flute master Michael Gould, will enchant visitors to the Japanese gallery. Gould will provide background on the history of the shakuhachi flute, which was prized by Zen Buddhist monks for its evocation of the sounds of nature. Tea demonstrators Yoko Watanabe, Masako Ito and Kyoko Mangyo will perform a traditional Japanese tea ceremony in full kimono. Entitled "Spring Mist Blurring Distant Mountains," the ceremony will be translated and narrated by Yasuo Watanabe. Sponsored by the Museum of Art, 763-8662.
Conference: Just Climate? Pursuing Environmental Justice in the Face of Global Climate Change, Merging Agendas, 8:30 a.m.-1 p.m., Dana Building. Sponsored by the Environmental Justice and Climate Change Initiative, http://sitemaker.umich.edu/snre-ejcc. 
Festival: 32nd Ann Arbor Dance for Mother Earth Pow Wow, 10:30 a.m.-5 p.m. (ceremonial grand entry at noon), Crisler Arena (see March 27 description)
Music: Michigan Youth Jazz Improvisation, 8 p.m., Stearns Building, Cady Room. Sponsored by the School of Music, 763-4726.
Opera: Don Giovanni, 2 p.m., Power Center for the Performing Arts (see March 25 description).
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 20 description).
Tour: Dinosaurs, 2 p.m., Exhibit Museum of Natural History (see March 20 description).
Trip: Culture Bus, Latin Jazz: La Combinacion Perfecta/The Perfect Combination, Kalamazoo Valley Museum and the Kalamazoo Art Institute. Bus departs from in front of the Museum of Art at 10 a.m. Sponsored by Arts at Michigan, http://www.umich.edu/~arts or 936-5805. Tickets required.

Monday, March 29
Concert: Michigan Youth Ensembles, 7 p.m., Hill Auditorium. Sponsored by the School of Music, 763-4726.
Concert: Jazz Combos, 8 p.m., School of Music, Britton Recital Hall. Sponsored by the School of Music, 763-4726.
Lecture: Elliott Horowitz, 4 p.m., Tisch Hall, Room 1014. Sponsored by the Frankel Center for Judaic Studies, 615-1287.
Lecture: Takeo Igarashi, Interactive "Smart" Computers (Sketching Interfaces for 2D/3D Graphical Applications, 4-5:30 p.m., Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Building, Room 1005. Sponsored by the Department of Computer Sciences, 647-1752.
Workshop: Communications Lab, 5:30-7:30 p.m., Center for the Education of Women (CEW), 330 E. Liberty St. Sponsored by CEW, (734) 998-7080. Registration and fee required.