Monday, Oct. 15
Music Discovery Day Concert, with the Bowling Green Philharmonia, Collegiate Chorale and Wind Symphony, 2:30 p.m., Kobacker Hall, Moore Musical Arts Center.
‘The Naked on Nutrition’ Brown Bag Luncheon Series, “What’s in Your Portfolio?” noon-1 p.m., 107 Hanna Hall. Samples of food related to the topic will be served. Presented by dietetics students in the School of Family and Consumer Sciences. Email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
6 O’Clock Talk Series, “The Realities of Credit Card Debt: Your Spending Habits Can Impact Your Future Well-Being,” showing of the film “Maxed Out” followed by a panel discussion, 6 p.m., Bowen-Thompson Student Union Theater. Co-sponsored by the Student Money Management Service.
Tuesday, Oct. 16
Dissertation Defense, “Toward Seamless Transition: Dual Enrollment and the Composition Classroom,” by Christine Denecker, English, 11 a.m.-12:45 p.m., 206 East Hall.
ICS Artists and Scholars in Residence Series,"Bodies and Pain: How to Be Ill and Unhappy," presented by Dr. Bill Albertini, English, 2:30 p.m., 207 Union. Sponsored by the Institute for the Study of Culture and Society.
Concert, BGSU Student Jazz Combos, directed by Russell Schmidt, 8 p.m., Bryan Recital Hall, Moore Musical Arts Center.
Movie, “Transformers,” 9:30 p.m., Union Theater.
Wednesday, Oct. 17
Classified Staff Council, 9 a.m.-noon, 316 Union.
Service-Learning Faculty Focus Series, “Report on the 2007 National Gathering of Service-Learning: The CSUMB Workshop Experience,” presented by Dr. Khani Begum, English, and Kate Collins, theatre and film and Chapman Learning Community, 9:45-10:45 a.m., 201 University Hall.
Brown Bag Luncheon, “Because Women Are People, Too: Celebration and History of Canada’s ‘Person’s Day,’” presented by Dr. Rebecca Mancuso, history, and Dr. Shannon Orr, political science, noon-1 p.m., Women’s Center, 107 Hanna Hall.
Economics Department Colloquium, “Structural Change in U.S. Agriculture: Evidence and Possible Causes,” by economist Dr. Jet Yee, U.S. Department of Agriculture, 2:30-3:30 p.m., 4000 Business Administration Building.
Thursday, Oct. 18
New Music and Art Festival (NMAF) Seminar, with guest speakers and visual music artists Jean Detheux, Allan Schindler and Stephanie Maxwell, 10 a.m., Bryan Recital Hall, Moore Musical Arts Center.
NMAF Seminar, guest composer Chen Yi will discuss her works and compositional style, 4 p.m., Bryan Recital Hall, Moore Musical Arts Center.
ARTalk, “Things That Make My Heart Beat Faster,”by award-winning glass and gold studio jeweler Donald Friedlich, past president of the Society of North American Goldsmiths, 6:30-7:30 p.m., 1101 Fine Arts Center. (Rescheduled from Oct. 11.)
International Film Series, “12:08 East of Bucharest” (2006), Romania, directed by Corneliu Porumboiu, 7:30 p.m., Gish Film Theater, Hanna Hall.
Visiting Writer Series, with award-winning writer Judith Mitchell, director of the MFA program at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, 7:30 p.m., Prout Chapel. Sponsored by the Creative Writing Program.
NMAF Opening Concert, featuring the Enso String Quartet, with new works by Karim Al-Zand, Burton Beerman, Chen Yi, Pierre Jalbert and Joan Tower, 8 p.m., Kobacker Hall, Moore Musical Arts Center.Tickets are $5 for students and senior citizens and $8 for other adults. To order, call the center box office at 2-8171.
Friday, Oct. 19
NMAF Concert, featuring works by Chen Yi, Kristin Kuster, Scott Unrein and Luciano Berio, performed by the New Music Ensemble and BGSU faculty, 10:30 a.m., Bryan Recital Hall, Moore Musical Arts Center.
Swimming, Tom Stubbs Relays, 11 a.m., Cooper Pool, Student Recreation Center.
NMAF Seminar, “In Focus: Berio’s Sequenza VIIa,” a discussion of one of Luciano Berio’s most important and innovative solo works, presented by Jacqueline Leclair, musical arts, 11:45 a.m., Bryan Recital Hall, Moore Musical Arts Center.
Women’s Research Network Seminar, “Roseanne, Ellen, Will and Grace: Queer and Feminist Readings of the Sitcom,” presented by Dr. Becca Cragin, popular culture, 1:30-3:30 p.m., Women’s Center, 107 Hanna Hall. Sponsored by the Women’s Studies Program and the Women’s Center.
NMAF Concert, featuring works by BGSU Distinguished Artist Professor Marilyn Shrude, Chen Yi, Rob Smith and alumnus Joseph Dangerfield, performed by the Collegiate Chorale, New Music Ensemble and BGSU faculty and students, 2:30 p.m., Kobacker Hall, Moore Musical Arts Center.
Tea Time, with art instructor Scott Darlington, head of the glass department, 3:30 p.m., Ceramics Studio, Fine Arts Center. Bring your own mug for tea and doughnuts. Hosted by the ceramics department.
NMAF Paper Session, with papers by S. Andrew Granade and Wendy Wan-Ki Lee, 4:30 p.m., Bryan Recital Hall, Moore Musical Arts Center.
NMAF Global Sounds Concert, featuring works by Larry Austin, Made Arnawa, Chen Yi and Thomas Reiner, performed by the pipa virtuoso Zhou Yi, Kusuma Sari Gamelan, New Music Ensemble, Hayabusa Taiko Ensemble, University Performing Dancers and BGSU faculty, 8:30 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 center box office at 2-8171.
Movie, “Transformers,” 9:30 p.m., Union Theater.
Saturday, Oct. 20
‘By The People’ Public Forum, “Dialogues in Democracy: Life, Liberty and the Pursuit of Happiness,” hosted by BGSU and WBGU-PBS, a discussion on the future of higher education in Ohio, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m., 113 Olscamp Hall. Segments of the discussion are to be featured in a national PBS “By The People” broadcast anchored by Jim Lehrer, tentatively scheduled to air in January. To register for the event, call 2-7270
or email email@example.com.
For more information, visit www.wbgu.org.
NMAF Concert, featuring chamber music by Michael J. Burns, Andres Carrizo, Michael Djupstrom, Philip Wharton, Gianluca Verlingieri and Jonathan Graybill, performed by members of the BGSU music faculty, 10:30 a.m., Bryan Recital Hall, Moore Musical Arts Center.
NMAF Visual Music Screening, featuring works by guests Allan Schindler, Stephanie Maxwell and Jean Detheux, with selections from the 2007 Northeastern University Visual Music Marathon, 1:30 p.m., Union Theater.
NMAF Lecture/ARTalk, “Conservation and Photography: A Long, Evolving History,” by internationally honored artist, environmental activist, writer and lecturer Robert Glenn Ketchum, 5:30-6:30 p.m., 115 Olscamp Hall.
NMAF Exhibition Opening Reception, “Water Works,” featuring photography by Robert Glenn Ketchum and water project documentations by Jackie Brookner, Betsy Damon and others, 7:30 p.m., Dorothy Uber Bryan Gallery, Fine Arts Center.
NMAF Concert, featuring works by BGSU alumnus Michael Albaugh, Chen Yi, Raymond J. Lustig, Claude Baker, John Stevens and Bright Sheng, performed by the Bowling Green Philharmonia and the Wind Symphony, with BGSU's Distinguished Artist Professor John Sampen, 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 center box office at 2-8171.
Sunday, Oct. 21
Movie, “Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix,” 9:30 p.m., Union Theater.
Monday, Oct. 22
Dissertation Defense, “Turning the Noose that Binds into a Rope to Climb: A Textual Search for Rhetorical and Linguistic Gender-Markings in Speech Samples of Three Contemporary Female Orators,” by Angela Zimmann, English, 12:30-1:45 p.m., 206 East Hall.
OPERS Interviews, Ohio Public Employees Retirement System representatives will be conducting 30-minute personal interviews with BGSU employees wanting specific account information, 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Office of Human Resources, 100 College Park Office Building.
Oct. 17, 19 and 20
Theatre Production, “Love’s Fire,” a showcase of one-act plays by contemporary playwrights, featuring graduate student directors and veteran student actors, with experimental stagings and contemporary viewpoints, 8 p.m., Joe E. Brown Theatre, University Hall.This program isn't suitable for all audiences due to language and mature situations. Tickets are $12 and can be reserved by calling the box office at 2-2719.
Oct. 18, 20 and 21
Newcomers Showcase Theatre Production, “Talking Matters,”an evening of one-act plays, scenes and songs written by women and focusing on communication, 8 p.m. Thursday (Oct. 18), 2 p.m. Saturday and Sunday (Oct. 20 and 21), Joe E. Brown Theatre, University Hall. Tickets are $12 for adults and $6 for children (under 12). To order, call 2-2719. A co-production of the Department of Theatre and Film and the
College of Musical Arts.
Oct. 19-Nov. 30
Planetarium Show, “Oceans in Space,” showings at 8 p.m. Tuesdays and Fridays, 7:30 p.m. Sundays, and 2 p.m. Saturdays (Oct. 27 and Nov. 3, 10, 17 and 24). $1 donation suggested.
Oct. 20-Nov. 17
NMAF Art Exhibition, “Water Works,” featuring photography of Robert Glenn Ketchum and water project documentations by Jackie Brookner, Betsy Damon and others, Dorothy Uber Bryan Gallery, Fine Arts Center. Gallery hours are 10 a.m-4 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday and 1-4 p.m. Sundays.
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 Oct. 27
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.
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.