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Exhibits
200 Zans de Libete, Alfred Berkowitz Gallery, U-M-Dearborn, through Feb. 6. Drawings, paintings, sculptures and traditional handcrafted objects by Haitian artists to celebrate the 200th anniversary of Haitian independence. A selection of voodoo banners and objects used in religious practice also will be displayed. Reception 3-5 p.m. Jan. 25. Sponsored by the U-M-Dearborn Art Museum Project and the Department of Behavioral Sciences, (313) 593-5058.
Archaeologies of Childhood: The First Years of Life in Roman Egypt, Kelsey Museum of Archaeology, through September 2004. The University's holdings of material from Roman Egypt show what children looked like and how they learned and played. They also help to illustrate the expectations and concerns of children in a North African culture that existed 2,000 years ago. The material in this exhibition is part of new research by U-M faculty and students to recover knowledge of childhood in Roman Egypt. Sponsored by the Kelsey Museum of Archaeology, http://www.lsa.umich.edu/kelsey/ 

U-M's Gamelan Ensemble, part of the School of Music's Stearns Collection of Musical Instruments, will perform the Asian epic "The Ramayanaˇ" at 4 p.m. Feb. 1 in Hill Auditorium. The production will use an ancient tale to explore crucial contemporary issues of preservation of the environment and the quest for peace during a time of global conflict. (Photo courtesy School of Music/Gamelan Ensemble)

Art Quilts, by Ann Kowalski, University Hospital Lobby, Floor 1, through Feb. 11. Sponsored by Gifts of Art, 936-2787.
Children's Book "Penny," by Michael Glenn Monroe, University Hospital Main Corridor, Floor 2, through Feb. 11. Sponsored by Gifts of Art, 936-2787.
Common and Uncommon Occurrences, by Margo Mensing, Lane Hall Art Gallery, through May 28. Sponsored by the Institute for the Humanities, 936-1930.
Desmatosuchus, Exhibit Museum of Natural History. The museum's display of this 200 million-year-old fossil has been updated with new labels and two contrasting models-one, an aquatic model made by museum sculptor Carleton Angell, and the second, a terrestrial model. Scientists are not certain whether Desmatosuchus was an aquatic or land animal. Sponsored by the Exhibit Museum of Natural History, 764-0478.
Divine Encounters, Earthly Pleasures: Twenty Centuries of Indian Art, Museum of Art (UMMA), through Feb. 22. The first exhibition of Indian art at the museum in more than 20 years, the exhibit is drawn almost entirely from UMMA collections. More than 80 pieces of sculpture and paintings representing the broad regional diversity found in the vast subcontinent of India will be featured. Most of the objects will be on display for the first time. Sponsored by UMMA, 763-8662.
The Domestic Arts, by Valerie Mann, Pierpont Commons, Wall Gallery, through Jan. 25. Sponsored by Pierpont Commons Arts & Programs, 647-6838.
The Dream of Spring and Summer, by Merete Blondal Bengtsson, Pierpont Commons Lower Level, through Jan. 30. Sponsored by Pierpont Commons Arts & Programs,
647-6838.
Family Life in Ann Arbor, acrylic and oil paintings by Christine Wilson, Michigan League Caf?, through Feb. 6. Sponsored by the Michigan League Programming Office, 763-4652.
Hepworth at 100, Museum of Art, through March 14. The exhibition celebrates internationally renowned British sculptor Barbara Hepworth during the 100th anniversary of her birth. Hepworth was one of the first artists to make completely nonrepresentational works that often referred to relationships between people, particularly mother and child. She was at the center of a group of artists who created a revolutionary approach to European abstract sculpture during the 1930s. Sponsored by the Museum of Art, 763-8662.

Works of art to be displayed at the South Africa Constitutional Court complex. Albert (Albie) Sachs, a member of the court and the 2004 Marc and Constance Jacobson lecturer, will speak about the design and construction of the complex—built on the site of a prison from the Apartheid era—4 p.m. Jan. 29 in the Rackham Amphitheatre. Sachs also will be part of a panel discussion at noon Jan. 30 in the Rackham Building's Assembly Hall. (Photos 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, Jan. 21-May 31. The exhibit explores the science of the Great Lakes, including the role of people in lake health and biodiversity. It will highlight one artist's view of Michigan lake and wetland habitats with a memorial display of the work of local printmaker Alice Berle Crawford. Sponsored by the Exhibit Museum of Natural History and the Michigan Sea Grant College Program, 764-0478.
Lithographs, by Sandra Somers, Taubman South Lobby, Floor 1, through Feb. 11. Sponsored by Gifts of Art, 936-2787.
Lives of Teddy Bears, by Jo Heathcote, University Hospital Lobby, Floor 1, through Feb. 11. Sponsored by Gifts of Art, 936-2787.
Lots O' Pots, by Philip Wilson, Taubman North Lobby, Floor 1, through Feb. 11. Sponsored by Gifts of Art, 936-2787.
Masterworks of African Art: The Congo Basin, Museum of Art, Curtis Gallery of African and African-American Art, through May 2. Examines the rich imagery found in the Congo River Basin. Sponsored by the Museum of Art, 763-8662.
Max Klinger's A Glove, Museum of Art, through Feb. 29. The exhibit features Klinger's 10-image set of etchings based on a series of drawings he executed in 1878 entitled "Fantasies on a Lost Glove; Dedicated to the Lady Who Lost It." Sponsored by the Museum of Art, 763-8662.
Memorials of Life in Ancient China: Chinese Mortuary Art Across Four Millennia, Museum of Art. Since the beginnings of Chinese civilization, one of its identifying characteristics has been a concern with the welfare of the dead. This exhibition traces evolving customs of burial across four millennia and reveals major shifts in political, social and religious history. Sponsored by the Museum of Art, 763-8662.
Native American Ceramics and Bronzes, by Shirley Brauker, Taubman South Lobby, Floor 1, through Feb. 11. Sponsored by Gifts of Art, 936-2787.
Notes from a Quarry, Kalamazoo College, Light Fine Arts Gallery, through Feb. 6. Aimed at demystifying the creative process, this exhibit of recent work by School of Art & Design (A&D) professor Vincent Castagnacci traces the artist's generative process from inspiration through selection and development to the completed work. Reception 4-6 p.m.
Jan. 27. Sponsored by A&D, 936-2082.
Oil and Acrylic Paintings, by Suzanne Beutler, Cancer Center and Geriatrics Center, Turner Clinic Lobby, Floor 1, through Feb. 11. Sponsored by Gifts of Art, 936-2787.
Passion, Art and Architecture Building, Warren Robbins Gallery, through Feb. 20. Works by master of fine arts degree candidates from the School of Art & Design (A&D). Sponsored by A&D, 936-2082.
See Me, Hear Me, Touch Me, Work, 306 S. State, through Feb. 8. School of Art & Design (A&D) undergraduate artists and designers exhibit new genre work, including electronic, sound, video, installation and interactive media. Sponsored by A&D, 936-2082.
A Sense of Security, by Margo Mensing, Residential College (RC) Art Gallery, through March 19. The show includes mural size images of iconic sites such as the Eiffel Tower and the Sydney Opera House. Each image is constructed from thousands of circles Mensing has punched from the inner lining of security envelopes. The works reference current global issues of safety and security. Sponsored by the RC Art Gallery, 763-0176.
Shaping Cities, Taubman College of Architecture and Urban Planning (TCAUP), College Gallery, through Jan. 30. Sponsored by TCAUP, 764-1300.
Snowflake Papercuttings, by Dr. Thomas Clark, Taubman North Lobby, Floor 1, through Feb. 11. Sponsored by Gifts of Art, 936-2787.
The Stearns Collection, School of Music. One of six major collections of musical instruments in North America; contains more than 2,000 instruments, ranging from typical period pieces to rare items. Sponsored by the School of Music, 763-4389.
Stories from the Past: Narrative in Asian Art, Museum of Art, Jan. 24-July 25. The exhibit explores the way artists from Persia, India, Bali, China and Japan have created, in visual form, the most enduring narratives of their respective cultures. Sponsored by the Museum of Art, 763-8662.
Surrealism from the Collection of the Museum of Art, Museum of Art, through
Feb. 29. Nearly 60 prints, drawings, photographs, paintings and sculpture from the museum's collection of Surrealist art, including works by Hans Arp, Giorgio de Chirico, Max Ernst, Joan Miro and Yves Tanguay. Sponsored by the Museum of Art, 763-8662.
Thailand Thru Stamps, by Montatip Krishnamra, Michigan League Caf?, Feb. 7-
March 5. Sponsored by the Michigan League Programming Office, 763-4652.
Treasures of Islamic Art from UMMA Collections, Museum of Art. The Islamic art in the UMMA collection is well known to scholars throughout the world, but may be much less familiar to regular museum visitors. Sponsored by the Museum of Art, 763-8662.
U-M Detroit Observatory, 1398 E. Ann St. The oldest in the United States to retain its original telescopes in their mounts. It houses exhibits and collections highlighting the observatory's role in introducing scientific research to campus and significant discoveries made by its astronomers. Sponsored by the U-M Detroit Observatory, 763-2230.
UMBRA(GE): Casting Shadows Redux, by Edward West, Rackham Building, Osterman Common Room, through Feb. 20. Reception 4:30-6 p.m. Feb. 4. Sponsored by the Institute for the Humanities, 936-3518.
Views and Voices: U-M's Case for Diversity, Media Union Gallery, through Jan. 30 and Feb. 9-20. The exhibit examines U-M's controversial and complex role in the national debate about diversity and the recent Supreme Court decisions upholding the principle of diversity in college admissions. Sponsored by the Office of the Provost, Law School, Office of the Vice President for Communications, Office of the Vice President and General Counsel, Horace H. Rackham School of Graduate Studies, Arts of Citizenship Program and the Bentley Historical Library, 936-0919.
Wearable Art, by Carol Furtado, Cancer Center and Geriatrics Center Lobby, Floor B2, through Feb. 11. Sponsored by Gifts of Art, 936-2787.


Regular Meetings

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

Recreation

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

Current
Ongoing>


January 19-February 2

Monday, January 19
Activities: MLK Day Activities for Children and Youth, 8:30 a.m., Modern Languages Building. Sponsored by the School of Education, School of Social Work, Kappa Delta-Pi-School of Education, Office of Multicultural Student Affairs-School of Education, Lives of Urban Children and Youth (LUCY)-Michigan Community Scholars Program, and Students of Color at Rackham (SCOR)-Rackham Graduate School, 763-5990.
Activities: Community Service Day, 8 a.m.-3 p.m., U-M-Dearborn. Faculty, staff and students will volunteer at community service organizations, (313) 593-5191.
Activities: A Day On, Not A Day Off!, U-M-Flint. Students, faculty and staff are encouraged to volunteer at one of more than a dozen locations around Flint; starting and ending times vary. Also, a bus will take participants to the Ann Arbor campus at 8 a.m. and return at 4 p.m., (810) 766-6607.
Concert: School of Music Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration, 2 p.m., Rackham Auditorium. Sponsored by the School of Music,
763-4726.
HR & IT Classes

Human Resources
& Affirmative Action
Human Resource Development
http://www.umich.edu/~hraa/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, January 19
Excel II (IT), 9 a.m.-noon
WWW Getting Started with Web
Publishing at U-M (IT),
1-4 p.m.

Tuesday, January 20
Foundations of Supervision (HR),
8:30 a.m.-4 p.m.
Access Tables and Relationships (IT), 9 a.m.-noon
Windows Introduction (IT),
10 a.m.-1 p.m.
Dreamweaver III (IT), 1-3 p.m.

Wednesday, January 21
PowerPoint II (IT), 9 a.m.-noon
Excel III (IT), 1-4 p.m.
Conquering Difficult Conversations (HR), 1-5 p.m.

Thursday, January 22
Access Queries I (IT), 9 a.m.-noon
Photoshop II (IT), 9 a.m.-noon
Word I (IT), 1-4 p.m.

Friday, January 23
WWW HTML Authoring Introduction (IT), 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Developing Personal Leadership: Mastering the Art of Empowerment (HR), 9 a.m.-noon
Dreamweaver IV (IT), 1-3 p.m.

Monday, January 26
GoLive Introduction (IT), 9 a.m.-noon
Flash Introduction (IT), 1-4 p.m.

Tuesday, January 27
Acrobat (IT), 9-11 a.m.
Relational Database Design (IT),
9 a.m.-noon
Dreamweaver V (IT), 1-3 p.m.

Wednesday, January 28
Collaborating: When 1+1=3 (HR),
8:30 a.m.-noon
Illustrator Introduction (IT),
8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
The Choice is Yours: An Introduction to Attitudes in the Workplace (HR),
8:30 a.m.-noon
FileMaker Pro I (IT), 9 a.m.-noon
Word II (IT), 1-4 p.m.

Thursday, January 29
Advanced Listening Skills (HR),
8:30 a.m.-noon
PageMaker Introduction (IT),
9 a.m.-noon
Excel IV (IT), 1-4 p.m.

Friday, January 30
Creating a Procedures Manual (HR),
9 a.m.-noon
Flash Intermediate (IT), 9 a.m.-noon
Dreamweaver Navigation Bars, Table Data and Searches (IT), 1-3 p.m.

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

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

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

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

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

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

Cooking Classes

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

Wednesday, January 21
Wonderful Winter Vegetables, 6-8 p.m.

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

Convocation: Business and Finance Diversity Committee 16th Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Convocation, 2 p.m., Power Center for the Performing Arts. Sponsored by the Executive
Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, Human Resources and Affirmative Action, Office of Institutional Equity, 764-1601.
Fair: Students of Color Abroad!, 4 p.m., International Center, Room 9. Sponsored by the International Center and Peace Corps, 647-2299.
Forum: State of the Minority Graduate Student, 6 p.m., Industrial and Operations Engineering Building, Room 1610. Sponsored by the Society of Minority Engineers & Scientists-Graduate Component, 657-7017.
Lecture: Lani Guinier, MLK Memorial Lecture, 10 a.m., Hill Auditorium. Sponsored by the MLK Health Sciences Planning Committee, School of Public Health, Hospitals and Health Centers, Medical School, School of Nursing, College of Pharmacy, School of Dentistry, School of Social Work, 615-7016.
Lecture: Dr. Camara Jones, Health Disparities: Still Separate? Still Unequal?
11:45 a.m., Towsley Center, Dow Auditorium. Sponsored by the MLK Health and Sciences Planning Committee, School of Public Health, Hospitals and Health Centers, Medical School, School of Nursing, College of Pharmacy, School of Dentistry, School of Social Work, 615-7016.
Lecture: Christopher Edley Jr., 50 Years Since Brown v. Board of Education, 2 p.m., Michigan Union Ballroom. Sponsored by the University Library, Information Technology Central Services, School of Information, Law Library, Kresge Business Administration Library, Bentley Historical Library, University Housing, Office of Academic Multicultural Initiatives, 764-7289.
Lecture: James Chaffers, MLK Memorial Update, 2 p.m., Haven Hall, Room 4701. Sponsored by the Center for Afroamerican and African Studies, 764-5517.
Lecture: The DIA at U-M, Linda Wells, Rise of a Great Museum: The DIA, 3-4 p.m., School of Social Work Building, Room 1636. Sponsored by the International Institute Area Studies Centers, 615-7317.
Lecture: Marjorie Lee Browne Colloquium, Arlie Petters, Reflections on Race, 3:10 p.m., East Hall, Room 1360. Sponsored by the Department of Mathematics, 647-4462.
Luncheon: Lunch with Honors, 12:10 p.m., Mason Hall, Room 1330. Sponsored by the LSA Honors Program, 764-6274.
Meeting: Friends of Matthaei Botanical Gardens (MBG) Herb Study Group, 1 p.m., MBG Auditorium. A review of herb-related books. Sponsored by Friends of MBG,
(734) 998-7061.
Music: Jazz Divas Summit, Dianne Reeves, Dee Dee Bridgewater and Regina Carter,
7:30 p.m., Hill Auditorium. Sponsored by the University Musical Society. Co-presented with the Office of Academic Multicultural Initiatives. Made possible by the Catherine S. Arcure & Herbert E. Sloan Endowment and the H. Gardner Ackley Endowment. Funded in part by JazzNet, 764-2538.
Outreach: "Do Something" Day, 8:30 a.m., Meet at North Campus; Destination: Detroit. Sponsored by the Taubman College of Architecture + Urban Planning, School of Art & Design, College of Engineering, School of Music, 647-7150.
Panel: The Right to Vote: Whether Voter Disenfranchisement Laws Impact Communities of Color, 12:30 p.m., Hutchins Hall, Room 250. Sponsored by the Law School, Black Law Students Alliance, Latino Law Students Association, 936-0776.
Panel: The King's Dream-Still A Dream Deferred, 4 p.m., Kinesiology Building, Bickner Auditorium. Sponsored by Kinesiology Student Government, (248) 943-6600.
Seminar: Our Stories: Reflections on Life, Community and Education after Brown v. Board of Education, 4 p.m., Couzens Hall Living Room. Sponsored by the Michigan Learning Community, 763-4818.
Planetarium Show: The People and Their Sky: African Sky Tales, 11:30 a.m., 12:30, 1:30, 2:30 & 3:30 p.m., Exhibit Museum of Natural History. Sponsored by the Exhibit Museum of Natural History, 764-0478.
Workshop: Third Annual Links for Peace Workshop, 12:30 p.m., Michigan Union, Crofoot Room. Sponsored by Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority Inc., Iota Psi Chapter,
(734) 213-7755.

Tuesday, January 20
Colloquium: Michael Flynn, Competitive Clients: Automotive Industry Trends, noon-
1 p.m., U-M Transportation Research Institute (UMTRI), McCormick Conference Room. Sponsored by UMTRI, 936-2070.
Discussion: Patricia Coleman-Burns, The Autobiography of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., noon, School of Nursing, Room 1334. Sponsored by the School of Nursing, 936-1615.
Fair: UnCommon Courses Fair, Pierpont Commons Lobby. Register for six-week, non-credit hours in bartending, salsa for beginners, tae kwon-do and yoga. Sponsored by Pierpont Commons Arts & Programs, 647-6838.
Film: Brother Outsider: The Life of Bayard Rustin, 6:30 p.m., Ann Arbor Public Library, Lower Level Multipurpose Room. Sponsored by the Office of Lesbian Gay Bisexual and Transgender Affairs, Ann Arbor Public Library, Office of Multi-Ethnic Student Affairs, 763-4186.
Lecture: Artists-at-Work Series, Albin Zak, The Art of the Basement Tape: Pop Music from a Private Place, noon, Rackham Building, Osterman Common Room. Sponsored by the Institute for the Humanities, 936-1930.
Lecture: Tim Utter, Mapping the Great Lakes Region: The Changing Shape of Michigan, 3 p.m., U-M Detroit Observatory, 1398 E. Ann. Sponsored by the U-M Detroit Observatory, 763-2032.
Lecture: Dagmar Herzog, Homosexuality after Fascism, 4 p.m., Lane Hall, Room 2239. Sponsored by the Institute for Research on Women and Gender, 764-9537.
Music: Jazz Jam, 8-10:30 p.m., Pierpont Commons Atrium. Sponsored by Pierpont Commons Arts & Programs, 647-6838.
Symposium: SARS Experts, 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m., Michigan League, Lydia Mendelssohn Theater (see Don't Miss, page 15).

Wednesday, January 21
Art Video: Man Ray: Prophet of the Avant Garde, 12:10 p.m., Museum of Art. Sponsored by the Museum of Art, 763-8662.
Fair: Multicultural Career Fair, noon, Michigan Union Ballroom. Sponsored by the Career Center, Borders Group Inc., Office of Multicultural Academic Incentives, 764-7460.
Fair: UnCommon Courses Fair, Pierpont Commons Lobby (see Jan. 20 description).
Lecture: James Jackson, Racial & Ethnic Differences in Mental Health: Results from the National Survey of American Life,
10:30 a.m., C.S. Mott Children's Hospital, MCHC Auditorium. Sponsored by the Department of Psychiatry, 936-5891.
Lecture: Women's Studies Colloquium, Jonathan Metzl, Race, Gender and the Cultural History of Schizophrenia, noon, Lane Hall, Room 2239. Sponsored by the Women's Studies Program, 647-0774.
Lecture: Arturo Rodriguez, Still Separate? Still Unequal? Mobilizing Communities for Social Action, noon, School of Social Work Building, Educational Conference Center. Sponsored by the School of Social Work, 2004 Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Symposium Planning Committee, Office of Academic Multicultural Initiatives, Ginsberg Center for Community Service and Learning Institute for Labor and Industrial Relations, Latino Studies, 763-5990.
Lecture: Jae-young Lee, Iron Silkroad: A New Russian-Korean Plan to Link Asia and Europe by Railroad, 12:10-1 p.m., School of Social Work Building, Room 1636. Sponsored by the Center for Russian and East European Studies, 764-0351.
Lecture: Arturo Rodriguez, Labor and Social Change: Moving from the Past to Visions of the Future, 6 p.m., Michigan Union, Anderson Room. Sponsored by the 2004 Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Symposium Planning Committee, Office of Academic Multicultural Initiatives, School of Social Work, Ginsberg Center for Community Service and Learning Institute for Labor and Industrial Relations, Latino Studies, 936-1055.
Lecture: Tim Wise, Beyond Diversity: Challenging Racism in an Age of Backlash, 6:30 p.m., Rackham Auditorium. Sponsored by the Undergraduate Research Opportunity Program, Health Science Scholars Program, Lloyd Hall Scholars Program, Residential College, Women in Science and Engineering Program, University Housing, 998-9381. Lecture: Henryk Skolimowski, Light, Creativity and the Divinity of Being, 7:00 p.m., School of Music Room 2058. Sponsored by the School of Music, 763-1321.
Lecture: Gerald Smith, The Great Lakes Watershed: Why Does It Matter?, 7:30 p.m., Exhibit Museum of Natural History. The opening lecture for the exhibit, "The Life of the Lakes." Sponsored by the Exhibit Museum of Natural History, 764-0478.
Luncheon: 6th Annual Luncheon and Discussion Series: 50 Years Since Brown v. Board of Education... How has Diversity in Higher Education Contributed to Student Learning and Social Justice? (Part I), noon, Lurie Engineering Center, Johnson Room. Sponsored by Tau Beta Pi, College of Engineering, 647-7151.
Seminar: Christine Joseph, Understanding Racial Differences in Asthma Occurrence and Morbidity, 3 p.m., School of Public Health I, Auditorium I. Sponsored by the Department of Epidemiology, 764-5436.
Seminar: Qualitative Research to Unravel the Race/Ethnicity and Poverty Relationship, 3:30 p.m., Michigan League, Henderson Room. Sponsored by the National Poverty Center, Department of Sociology, Center for Afroamerican and African Studies, 615-3890.
Tour: U-M Detroit Observatory, 1-4 p.m., 1398 E. Ann. It is the oldest observatory in the United States to retain its original telescopes in their mounts. Sponsored by the U-M Detroit Observatory, 763-2230.
Workshop: Job Search Club, Planning Your Job Search, noon-1:30 p.m., Center for the Education of Women (CEW), 330 E. Liberty. Sponsored by CEW, (734) 998-7080.
Workshop: Brown v. Board of Education Theme Semester Roundtable, 4-6 p.m., Michigan League, Kalamazoo Room. Sponsored by the Center for Research on Learning and Teaching, 764-0505.

Thursday, January 22
Fair: UnCommon Courses Fair, Pierpont Commons Lobby (see Jan. 20 description).
Fiction Reading: Andrea Barrett, 5 p.m., Davidson Hall, Room D1270. Sponsored by the Department of English and the Office of the Provost, 615-3710.
Film: Race: The Power of an Illusion,
8:30 p.m., Michigan League Underground. Sponsored by Zeta Sigma Chi Multicultural Sorority Inc., Epsilon Chapter, Michigan League Programming Office, 763-4652.
Lecture: Carl Schneider, Becoming Bengoshi, noon, School of Social Work Building, Room 1636. Sponsored by the Center for Japanese Studies, 764-6307.
Lecture: Joe Santore, 5 p.m., Michigan Theater, 603 E. Liberty. Supported by the Penny W. Stamps Distinguished Visitors Fund. Sponsored by the School of Art
& Design, 936-2082.
Poetry: U-Club Poetry Slam, 8 p.m., Michigan Union, University Club. Sponsored by Michigan Union Arts and Programs, Office of Academic Multicultural Initiatives, 763-3202.
Recital: Mei Zhong, soprano, and James Helton, piano, 8 p.m., School of Music, Britton Recital Hall. Sponsored by the School of Music, 763-4726.
Seminar: Max Funk, The Ups and Downs of Lipoxygenase Catalysis: Activation, Inactivation and Inhibition, 4 p.m., C.C. Little Building, Room 2548. Sponsored by the Program in Medicinal Chemistry, 936-2843.
Table Tennis: The entry deadline for the Intramural Sports Program's 2004 Table Tennis Tournament is 4:30 p.m. at the Intramural Sports Building, 606 E. Hoover. Entry fee is $5 for singles, $9 for doubles. The tournament is 10 a.m. Jan. 24 at the Sports Coliseum. Sponsored by the Department of Recreational Sports, 763-3562.
Tour: Docent-led tour of the exhibit, "Hepworth at 100," 7 p.m., Museum of Art. Sponsored by the Museum of Art, 763-8662.

Friday, January 23
Concert: Collage Concert, 8:15 p.m., Hill Auditorium. Sponsored by the School of Music, 763-4726.
Symposium: African American Classicists in the 19th Century: A Symposium, 1 p.m. Haven Hall, Eldersveld Room. Sponsored by the Center for Afroamerican and African Studies, Comparative Literature, Classical Studies, Museum Studies, English Department, 764-5517.
Workshop: Faculty Book Group: Race in the College Classroom, 2-4 p.m., School of Education, Room 2327. Sponsored by the Center for Research on Learning and Teaching, 764-0505.
Workshop: Lather, Rinse, Repeat: Long Hair Collective Workshop on the Integration of Art, Activism and Culture, 3 p.m., East Quad, Room 126; 7 p.m., Residential College Auditorium. Sponsored by United Asian American Organizations, Native American Student Association, Office of Multi-Ethnic Student Affairs, East Quad Multicultural Awareness Committee, Office of Academic Multicultural Initiatives, 751-9814.

Saturday, January 24
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. Sponsored by the Exhibit Museum of Natural History, 764-0478.
Planetarium Show: The Solar System: Take a Deep Breath, 11:30 a.m., 1:30 & 3:30 p.m., Exhibit Museum of Natural History. 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.
Recital: Aaron Berofsky, violin, and Phillip Bush, piano, 8 p.m., School of Music, Britton Recital Hall. Sponsored by the School of Music, 763-4726.
Tour: Dinosaurs, 2 p.m., Exhibit Museum of Natural History. 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.

Sunday, January 25
Concert: U-M Chamber Music Ensembles, 4 p.m., Stearns Building. Sponsored by the School of Music, 763-4726.
Concert: Chamber Music Ann Arbor Annual Mozart Celebration, 6 p.m., Museum of Art. Sponsored by the Museum of Art, 763-8662. Tickets required.
Conference: Redefining Diversity Conference, 1 p.m., Michigan League. Sponsored by a Coalition of Minority/Ethnic Student Organizations, including the NAACP, Minority Affairs Commissions of MSA, The Mixed Initiative, Intergroup Relations, United Asian American Organizations, Arab Student Association, Lebanese Student Association, Students Allied for Freedom and Equality, Muslim Student Association, La Voz Latina, 476-0369.
Planetarium Show: Great Balls of Fire,
1:30 & 3:30 p.m., Exhibit Museum of Natural History (see Jan. 24 description).
Planetarium Show: The Solar System: Take a Deep Breath, 1:30 & 3:30 p.m., Exhibit Museum of Natural History (see Jan. 24 description).
Tour: Dinosaurs, 2 p.m., Exhibit Museum of Natural History (see Jan. 24 description).
Tour: Docent-led tour of the exhibit, "Hepworth at 100," 2 p.m., Museum of Art. Sponsored by the Museum of Art, 763-8662.

Monday, January 26
Film: Earth, 7:30 p.m., Pierpont Commons, Piano Lounge. Sponsored by Pierpont Commons Arts & Programs, 647-6838.
Lecture: John Trudell, MLK Closing Lecture, 6 p.m., Michigan Union, Pendleton Room. Sponsored by the 2004 Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Symposium Planning Committee, Office of Academic Multicultural Initiatives, Native American Student Association, 936-1055.
Lecture/Recital: Zhang Shan, The Chinese-Zheng-Zither, 7:30 p.m., Burton Memorial Tower, Room 506. Sponsored by the Stearns Collection of Musical Instruments, 647 9471.
Seminar: Business Development Seminar Series, Kathi Boyle, 5:30-7 p.m., Center for the Education of Women (CEW), 330 E. Liberty. Sponsored by CEW, (734) 998-7080.

Tuesday, January 27
Ceremony: 2004 Hopwood Underclassmen Awards, 3:30 p.m., Rackham Auditorium. Awards to be announced: Academy of American Poets Prize, Bain-Swiggett Poetry Prize, Michael R. Gutterman Award in Poetry, Jeffrey L. Weisberg Poetry Prize, Theodore Roethke Prize and the Roy W. Cowden Memorial Fellowship. Sponsored by the Department of English and the Office of the Provost, 615-3710.
Concert: University Symphony Orchestra and University Philharmonia Orchestra, 8 p.m., Hill Auditorium. Sponsored by the School of Music, 763-4726.
Dance: Celebrating our Diversity: Minority Winterfest, 6 p.m., Michigan Union Ballroom. Sponsored by Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, 565-0469.
Film: Street Angel, 8 p.m., Angel Hall, Auditorium A. Sponsored by the Center for Chinese Studies, 764-6308.
Lecture: Featuring Our Fellows Series, Edward West, Casting Shadows, Redux, noon, Rackham Building, Osterman Common Room. Sponsored by the Institute for the Humanities, 936-1930.
Lecture: Can the Environment Survive China's Craze for Automobiles? Opportunities and Barriers for Moving to Cleaner Vehicles, noon, School of Social Work Building, Room 1636. Sponsored by the Center for Chinese Studies, 764-6308.
Lecture: Lauren Caldwell, The Dangerous Passage: Roman Theories of Female Puberty, 4-5:30 p.m., Lane Hall, Room 2239A. Sponsored by the Institute for Research on Women and Gender, 764-9537.
Lecture: KaYing Yang, Beyond the S.E.A. of Education, 7:30 p.m., East Quad, Residential College Auditorium. Sponsored by the Hmong American Student Association, United Asian American Association, Asian Psychology Student Association, Office of Academic Multicultural Initiatives, 565-7478.
Swimming and Diving: The entry deadline for the Intramural Sports Program's 2004 Swimming and Diving Meet is 4:30 p.m. at the Intramural Sports Building, 606 E. Hoover. Entry fee is $5 per individual, $35 per team. The meet is 6:45 p.m. Jan. 29 at the Canham Natatorium. Sponsored by the Department of Recreational Sports,
763-3562.

Wednesday, January 28
Art Video: The Discreet Charm of the Bourgeoisie, 12:10 p.m., Museum of Art. Sponsored by the Museum of Art, 763-8662.
Lecture: Johanna Nichols, Some Implications of the Russian-Chechen Wars, 12:10-1 p.m., School of Social Work Building, Room 1636. Sponsored by the Center for Russian and East European Studies, 764-0351.
Lecture: Dr. Gilbert Omenn, The Potential Applications of Proteomics for Molecular Epidemiology Studies, 3 p.m., School of Public Health I, Auditorium I. Sponsored by the Department of Epidemiology, 764-5436.
Lecture: Jacobson Lecture, Kathryn Sikkink, Beyond the Boomerang: International Relations Theory and Foreign Human Rights Trials, 4:15-5:30 p.m., Institute for Social Research, Room 6050. Sponsored by the Center for Political Studies, 763-1348.
Workshop: Job Search Club, Resumes and Cover Letters, noon-1:30 p.m., Center for the Education of Women (CEW), 330 E. Liberty. Sponsored by CEW, (734) 998-7080.
Workshop: Beginning Knitting, 6-8 p.m., Michigan League, Room 4. Sponsored by the Michigan League Programming Office, 763-4652.

Thursday, January 29
Film: YMCA Baseball Team, 7 p.m., School of Social Work Building, Room 1636. Sponsored by the Korean Studies Program, 764-1825.
Lecture: Alan Tansman, On Teaching Hiroshima and the Holocaust, noon, School of Social Work Building, Room 1636. Sponsored by the Center for Japanese Studies,
764-6307.
Lecture: Michael Wagner, Diversity and Its Role in the Military, 3:30 p.m., Dental School, Room G-390. Sponsored by the Navy Officer Education Program, 647-4576.
Lecture: The Marc and Constance Jacobson Lecture, Albie Sachs, A New Court for a New Democracy: Art, Memory, and Human Rights Come Together in Building South Africa's Constitutional Court, 4 p.m., Rackham Amphitheatre. Sponsored by the Institute for the Humanities, 936-1930.
Lecture: Artist's talk by Nilima Sheikh, 7 p.m., Michigan Theater, 603 E. Liberty. Sponsored by the Museum of Art, 763-8662.
Panel: Weaving the Urban Fabric: A Look at Benton Harbor in Context, 6 p.m., Art and Architecture Building, Room 2104. Sponsored by the Urban Planning Student Association, Office of Academic Multicultural Initiatives, Taubman College of Architecture and Urban Planning, Urban and Regional Planning Program, Department of Sociology, 764-1300.
Poetry: Environmental Justice Poetry Slam,
8 p.m., Michigan Union, U-Club. Sponsored by the School of Natural Resources and Environment, 615-0270.
Seminar: Alexander Tropsha, Good Will Hunting: Predictive QSAR Modeling and Virtual Screening, 4 p.m., C.C. Little Building, Room 2548. Sponsored by the Program in Medicinal Chemistry, 615-6841.
Vigil: Hate Crimes Candlelight Vigil, 8 p.m., Diag, Central Campus. Sponsored by United Asian American Organizations, Black Student Union, La Voz Latina, Minority Affairs Commission, Muslim Student Association, Native American Student Association, Office of Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender Affairs,
U-M Chapter of the NAACP, Office of Academic Multicultural Initiatives, 751-9814.
Workshop: Basic Drawing, 6-8 p.m., Michigan League, Room 4. Sponsored by the Michigan League Programming Office, 763-4652.

Friday, January 30
Basketball: The Intramural Sports Program's 2004 3-point Shootout and Free Throw Contest will be 11 a.m.-6 p.m. at the Intramural Sports Building, 606 E. Hoover. Entry fee is $5 per event. Participants may enter at any time during the event. Sponsored by the Department of Recreational Sports, 763-3562.
Panel: The Marc and Constance Jacobson Discussion, noon, Rackham Building, Assembly Hall. Sponsored by the Institute for the Humanities, 936-1930.
Panel: Michigan Debates on Urbanism I: Everyday Urbanism, 5:30 p.m., Art and Architecture Building Auditorium. Sponsored by the Taubman College of Architecture and Urban Planning, 764-1300.
Performance: Voices of Anxious Objects, 8 p.m., Kerrytown Concert House, 415 N. Fourth. A performance by School of Art & Design (A&D) visiting associate professor Ken Butler with vocalist Sepldeh Vahidi. The artist-musician and Iranian vocalist will perform an arsenal of amplified hybrid string instruments made from household objects and tools. Sponsored by the School of Art & Design, 936-2082. Tickets required.
Reception: Theatre BFA Design and Production Review Reception, 4:30 p.m., Power Center for the Performing Arts. Sponsored by the School of Music, 763-4726.
Seminar: Randolph Nudo, Neuroplasticity as a Basis for Recovery after Brain Injury, noon-1 p.m., Kinesiology Building, Bickner Auditorium. Sponsored by the Division of Kinesiology, steinc@umich.edu.
Symposium: Revising Antiquity: Re-Imagining the Ancient World in 19th-Century Britain, 8 a.m.-6:30 p.m., Angell Hall, Room 3222. Panels include Re-Writing the Ancients, Painting Classical Mythology, Romanisms, Hellenisms and Ancient Objects: Lost Found, Made. Sponsored by the Department of English Language and Literature and various other departments, http://www.umich.edu/~cfc/c19antiquity.htm 

Saturday, January 31
Clinic: Dental Health Day, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., School of Dentistry. People as young as five years old can receive free oral health care services. Sponsored by the School of Dentistry, 763-6933.
Planetarium Show: Great Balls of Fire,
11:30 a.m., 1:30 & 3:30 p.m., Exhibit Museum of Natural History (see Jan. 24 description).
Planetarium Show: The Solar System: Take a Deep Breath, 11:30 a.m., 1:30 & 3:30 p.m., Exhibit Museum of Natural History (see Jan. 24 description).
Tour: Dinosaurs, 2 p.m., Exhibit Museum of Natural History (see Jan. 24 description).

Sunday, February 1
Concert: Shakuhachi Flute Concert and Japanese Tea Ceremony, 2 & 3 p.m., Museum of Art. Sponsored by the Museum of Art, 763-8662.
Dance: Javanese Dance and Music Concert, 4 p.m., Hill Auditorium. U-M's Gamelan Ensemble will present a full-length performance of the Asian epic "The Ramayana." Sponsored by the School of Music, 763-4726.
Exhibit: Out of Africa, 10:15 a.m., Matthaei Botanical Gardens. Sponsored by the Matthaei Botanical Gardens, College of Engineering, African American Cultural and Historic Museum, Ypsilanti Public Schools, 998-7061.
Tour: Dinosaurs, 2 p.m., Exhibit Museum of Natural History (see Jan. 24 description).

Monday, February 2
Concert: Symphony Band, 8 p.m., Hill Auditorium. Sponsored by the School of Music, 763-4726.
Forum: Student Composers' Forum, 8 p.m., School of Music, Britton Recital Hall. Sponsored by the School of Music, 763-4726.
Meeting: LSA Faculty Meeting, 4:10 p.m., Angell Hall, Auditorium B, 764-0322.
Meeting: Friends of Matthaei Botanical Gardens (MBG) Herb Study Group, 7 p.m., MBG, Room 125. Christina McCahan, Winter Skin and Hair Indulgence. Sponsored by Friends of MBG, (734) 998-7061.
Music: Memorial to Martin Luther King Jr., 8 p.m., Hill Auditorium. Sponsored by the School of Music, 764-0594.
Poetry Reading: John Burnside, 5 p.m., Davidson Hall, Room D1276. Sponsored by the Department of English and the Office of the Provost, 615-3710.