Monday, Oct. 1
ICS Artists and Scholars in Residence Series, "Errand to Africa: Boston King, the British Empire and the Founding of Sierra Leone," by Dr. Andrew M. Schocket, history, 2:30 p.m., 207 Bowen-Thompson Student Union. Sponsored by the Institute for the Study of Culture and Society.
Tuesday, Oct. 2
Faculty Senate, 2:30 p.m., McFall Center Assembly Room.
Volleyball vs. IPFW, 7 p.m., Anderson Arena.
Film Director Series, “A Scanner Darkly” (2006), directed by Richard Linklater, 7:30 p.m., Gish Film Theater, Hanna Hall.
Student Composers’ Forum, featuring works by graduate and undergraduate composition majors, 8 p.m., Bryan Recital Hall, Moore Musical Arts Center.
Movie, “Evan Almighty,” 9:30 p.m., Union Theater.
Wednesday, Oct. 3
Brown Bag Luncheon, “Baby Boomer Parents, Teenagers and Sex: Do as I Say, Not as I Did,” presented by Women’s Center Director Dr. Mary Krueger, noon-1 p.m., Women’s Center, 107 Hanna Hall. In recognition of National Family Sexuality Education Week.
Dissertation Defense, “Confronting Aging and Serious Illness through Journaling: A Study of Writing as Therapy,” by Lucie Shetzer, English, noon-1:30 p.m., 206 East Hall.
Concert, the Bowling Green Philharmonia, directed by Emily Freeman Brown, and the BGSU Collegiate Chorale, directed by William Skoog, with clarinetist Kevin Schempf, music, 8 p.m., Kobacker Hall, Moore Musical Arts Center. Tickets are $5 for students and senior citizens and $8 for other adults. For tickets, call the box office at 2-8171.
Thursday, Oct. 4
Administrative Staff Council, 1:30-3 p.m., 207 Union.
Friday, Oct. 5
Women’s Soccer vs. Central Michigan, 4 p.m., Cochrane Field.
Volleyball vs. Akron, 7 p.m., Anderson Arena.
Saturday, Oct. 6
Volleyball vs. Buffalo, 3 p.m., Anderson Arena.
Sunday, Oct. 7
Women’s Soccer vs. Eastern Michigan, 1 p.m., Cochrane Field.
Men’s Soccer vs. IPFW, 4 p.m., Cochrane Field.
Movie, “Ratatouille,” 9:30 p.m., Union Theater.
Monday, Oct. 8
Guest Lecture, by Romanian composer Cornel Taranu, professor of composition at the Gheorghe Dima Academy of Music in Cluj, Romania, 12:30 p.m., Bryan Recital Hall, Moore Musical Arts Center.
College of Arts and Sciences Forum, “The Living Water Garden and Other Projects: It Takes a Village,” with artist and environmental activist Betsy Damon, founder of the nonprofit organization Keepers of the Waters. A Santa Fe salsa chicken salad lunch will be served at noon at a cost of $9.32 per person; Damon will speak at 12:30 p.m., 207 Union. Admission is free for those wishing only to hear her speak. To reserve lunch, contact Mary Hitt at 2-2340 or firstname.lastname@example.org by Wednesday (Oct. 3). A Water Week event.
Symposium, “The Future of Lake Erie,” with Betsy Damon (see above); BGSU biological sciences instructor Christopher Winslow; Allan Sundermeier, Ohio State University Wood County extension educator; Dr. Patrick Lawrence, geography and planning, University of Toledo and chair of Partners for Clean Streams Inc.; Dr. Gary Winston, director of the National Center for Water Quality Research at Heidelberg College; and Philip E. Berkeley, senior planner with the Planning Branch of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo, N.Y., 2:30-4 p.m., Union Theater. A Water Week event.
Guest Artist, question-and-answer session with Margo Garrett of Juilliard, collaborative pianist and the 2007 Helen McMaster Endowed Professor in Vocal and Choral Studies, 4-5 p.m., Kobacker Hall, Moore Musical Arts Center.
Fall Break. No classes, offices open.
Art Exhibition, “The Chronology of Human Relationships,” an exhibition of works by BGSU graduate students Jennifer Key and Jessica Takla, Union Gallery. Gallery hours are 8 a.m.-9 p.m. Monday-Saturday and 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Sundays.
Oct. 8 and 9
Master Classes, led by the 2007 Helen McMaster Endowed Professor in Vocal and Choral Studies, Margo Garrett of Juilliard, 2-4 p.m. Oct. 8 and 8-9 p.m. Oct. 9, Kobacker Hall, Moore Musical Arts Center.
Water Week, includes faculty research presentations Oct. 10 and 11; see next Monday’s Monitor for various activities and events at locations around campus focusing on water-related issues and topics.
Through Oct. 24
Art Exhibition, Paintings by Diane Pribojan-Rabak, Little Gallery, BGSU Firelands. Gallery hours are 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday.
Through Nov. 9
Art Exhibition, “You Must Have Been A Beautiful Baby,” showcasing childhood self-portraits from 60 of America's top illustrators,Willard Wankelman Gallery, Fine Arts Center. Gallery hours are 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday and 1-4 p.m. Sundays. Closed during Fall Break. See related story.