Monday, Oct. 20
Instructional Design Discussion Series, “Developing Critical Thinking and Writing Using Calibrated Peer Review,” 9:30-11 a.m., Center for Teaching and Learning, 201 University Hall.
Dissertation Defense, “Feminist and other Intertwining Pedagogies of Writing Instruction in the University of Findlay's Intensive English Language Program,” by Erin Laverick, University of Findlay, 11 a.m., 216 East Hall.
Brown Bag Luncheon, “The Fiber of Your Being,” discussing the benefit of fiber in a diet, noon, Women’s Center, 107 Hanna Hall.
Faculty Focus Series, “An Introduction to Service-Learning Pedagogy,” with Jane Rosser, director, Office of Service-Learning, noon-1:30 p.m., Center for Teaching and Learning, 201 University Hall. To register, call 2-6898 or email email@example.com.
Instructional Design Discussion Series, “Active Learning and Problem-Based Learning Strategies,” 2-3 p.m., Center for Teaching and Learning, 201 University Hall.
Common Reading Lecture, with Thomas Mullen, author of The Last Town on Earth, this year's Common Reading Experience, 7 p.m., 101 Olscamp Hall. A book signing will follow.
Guest Artists, Trio X, with Joe McPhee, saxophone; Dominic Duval, bass, and Jay Rosen, percussion, 8 p.m., Wooster Center, 1124 E. Wooster St.
Presentation, "Hazing: The Fallout," with Travis Apgar, sharing his story and the pain and hidden harm caused by hazing experiences as a student-athlete and as a member of the Greek community, 9 p.m., Lenhart Grand Ballroom, Bowen-Thompson Student Union. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Tuesday, Oct. 21
Simply Healthy Nutrition Series, “Covering the Basics,” 9-9:30 a.m., 012 Family and Consumer Sciences Building.
Faculty Focus Series, “General Chemistry Water Quality Service-Learning Project at BGSU Firelands,” with Linda Cornell, natural and social sciences, BGSU Firelands, and Dr. David Klarer, research coordinator, Old Woman Creek National Estuarine Research Reserve, 11 a.m.-noon, Center for Teaching and Learning, 201 University Hall. To register, call 2-6898 or email email@example.com.
Bowling Green Experience Workshop Series, “Advising as Teaching – Advising and Assisting Distressed Students,” 3-4:30 p.m., Center for Teaching and Learning, 201 University Hall.
Oktoberfest Beer Tasting, led by Michael Coomes, chair, higher education and student affairs, 5:30 p.m., Black Swamp Pub, Union.
Basketball Tip-Off Dinner, introducing teams and coaching staffs, 6-7:30 p.m., Union Ballroom. For more information, contact Athletics at 2-2401.
Tuesday Night Film Series, “Shadow of a Doubt” (U.S., 1943), 7:30 p.m., Gish Film Theater.
Wednesday, Oct. 22
Dissertation Defense, “Materials and Strategies in Optical Chemical Sensing,” by Manuel Palacios, philosophy and photochemical sciences, 9 a.m., 132 Overman Hall.
Assessment Discussion Series, “Reflecting to Learn, Reflecting to Teach,” 9-10 a.m., Center for Teaching and Learning, 201 University Hall.
Academic Honesty Discussion Series, facilitated by Colleen Boff, University Libraries; Donna Nelson-Beene, General Studies Writing, and Paul Cesarini, visual communication technology education, 11:30 a.m.-12:45 p.m., Pallister Conference Room, Jerome Library.
Brown Bag Luncheon, “Working with Batterers: Men’s Work, Men’s Responsibility,” in recognition of Domestic Violence Awareness Month, with Keith Brotheridge, director, Family Service of Wood County, noon-1 p.m., Women’s Center, 107 Hanna Hall.
Dissertation Defense, “Female Fabrications: An Examination of the Public and Private Aspects of Nushu,” by Ann-Gee Lee, English, 1-2:30 p.m., 206 East Hall.
Monthly Diversity Dialogue, “The 2008 Presidential Election and its Potential Effects on Affirmative Action,” facilitated by Jack Taylor, with Marshall Rose, Office of Equity and Diversity; Melissa Miller and Dion Farganis, both political science, 2-3 p.m., 228 Union. Contact Danielle Anderson at firstname.lastname@example.org or Emily Monago at email@example.com for more information. Hosted by the Center for Multicultural and Academic Initiatives.
Men’s Soccer vs. Wright State, 3 p.m., Cochrane Field.
Bowling Green Experience Workshop Series, “Advising as Teaching: Technology Tools for Advising,” 3-4 p.m., Center for Teaching and Learning, 201 University Hall.
Semester Seminar Series, “Supramolecular Assemblies,” with Jovica Badjic, Ohio State University, 3:30-5 p.m., 123 Overman Hall. Refreshments will be served at 3 p.m. in 132 Overman. For more information, contact the Center for Photochemical Sciences at 2-2033.
Simply Healthy Nutrition Series, “Shop and Drop,” 5-5:30 p.m., 012 Family and Consumer Sciences Building.
10th Annual J.P. Scott Memorial Lecture, “The Genetics of Social Reward: Can a Mouse Enjoy the Presence of a Companion and What May It Reveal About Human Motivations?” by Dr. Garet Lahvis, behavioral neuroscience, Oregon Health and Science University, 6 p.m. refreshments/reception and 6:30 p.m. lecture, 101 Olscamp Hall.
Architecture Lecture Series, presentation by Michael Cadwell, author, architecture faculty member at Ohio State University and principal architect, Cadwell and Murphy Architects, Columbus, 6:30 p.m., Union Theater. For more information, contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Thursday, Oct. 23
Blackberry Tips and Tricks Overview Sessions, 10-11:30 a.m., 315 Union, and 1:30-3 p.m. in 314 Union. Please direct any questions about this session to the Technology Support Center at 2-0999 or email@example.com.
New Music Festival (NMF) Composer Talk, with guest John Harbison, Pulitzer Prize-winning composer, discussing his works and compositional style, 3:30 p.m., Bryan Recital Hall, Moore Musical Arts Center.
MFA Reading, with Angela Gentry, poetry, and Dustin Hoffman, fiction, 7:30 p.m., Prout Chapel.
NMF Opening Concert, featuring electroacoustic, multimedia and wind ensemble works, with the Eastman Triana, saxophonist Steve Duke and the BGSU Wind Symphony, 8 p.m., Kobacker Hall, Moore Musical Arts Center. Tickets are $7 for students and senior citizens and $10 for other adults in advance, and $10 and $13, respectively, the day of the concert. For tickets, contact the box office at 2-8171.
Friday, Oct. 24
Second Annual BGSU/OSU Graduate Student Conference on Population, 10:30 a.m.-4 p.m., 308 Union. The agenda can be seen at www.bgsu.edu/downloads/cas/file56444.pdf. Co-sponsored by BGSU’s Center for Family and Demographic Research and the Initiative for Population Research at Ohio State University.
Academic Honesty Discussion Series, “Academic Honesty Policy for Faculty and Graduate Students,” facilitated by Connie Ruhl-Smith, assistant vice provost; Richard Hebein, chair, romance and classical studies, and Julie Barnes, associate dean, arts and sciences, 10-11:15 a.m., Pallister Conference Room, Jerome Library.
NMF Concert, chamber music, featuring the Eastman Triana and BGSU faculty and students, 10:30 a.m., Bryan Recital Hall, Moore Musical Arts Center. Free tickets will be available at the door.
Social Philosophy & Policy Center Colloquia, “Critical Analysis of Keynes's Business Cycle and Depression Theory,” with Brian Simpson, associate professor of economics, National University, 1:30-3:30 p.m., 4000 Business Administration Building.
NMF Concert, featuring the Collegiate Chorale, New Music Ensemble, soprano Deborah Norin-Kuehn and music faculty, 2:30 p.m., Bryan Recital Hall, Moore Musical Arts Center.
Women’s Soccer vs. Kent State, 3 p.m., Cochrane Field.
NMF Lecture/Recital, a discussion of the music of featured guest composer John Harbison, by Adrian Childs and Peter Silberman, and performances of select works and excerpts, 4 p.m., Bryan Recital Hall, Moore Musical Arts Center.
BGSU ARTalk, “Comics: A Medium in Transition,” featuring Scott McCloud, cartoonist and theorist, 6:30 p.m., Union Theater.
Volleyball vs. Ball State, 7 p.m., Anderson Arena.
Gallery Reception, opening reception for the exhibit “Graphic Language: The Art of the ‘Comic’ Book,” featuring work by 14 nationally and internationally recognized artists, 7:30 p.m., Dorothy Uber Bryan Gallery, Fine Arts Center. Hours for the exhibit are 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday, 6-9 p.m. Thursdays and 1-4 p.m. Sundays. The gallery will be closed Nov. 11 for Veterans Day.
NMF Concert, featuring guest ensemble Flexible Music with electroacoustic interludes by Peter Gilbert, 8 p.m., Kobacker Hall, Moore Musical Arts Center.
Saturday, Oct. 25
K-16 Teachers' Workshop, “The Comic Book in the Classroom,” facilitated by Michael Bitz, founding director of the Comic Book Project and on the faculty of the Teachers College at Columbia University in New York, 8:30 a.m.-12:15 p.m., 308 Union. To register online or to download the form, visit www.bgsu.edu/departments/popc/page56109.html. For more information, contact Angela Nelson at firstname.lastname@example.org or 2-0284. The workshop is part of “The Comic Book in Popular Culture” conference Oct. 24-25.
NMF Concert, chamber music, featuring the New Music Ensemble, guitarist Dan Lippel and music faculty, 10:30 a.m., Bryan Recital Hall, Moore Musical Arts Center.
NMF Seminar, a discussion of the music of Elliott Carter, presented by John Link, guest composer and Carter scholar, 11:45 a.m., Kennedy Green Room, Moore Musical Arts Center.
Master Class, with Yehonatan Berick, guest violinist and faculty member at the University of Michigan, 12:30-2:30 p.m., Choral Rehearsal Hall, Moore Musical Arts Center. Open to the public.
NMF Concert, celebrating the life and music of German composer Karlheinz Stockhausen (1928-2007), featuring Stephen Drury, piano, and Stuart Gerber, percussion, 2:30 p.m., Bryan Recital Hall, Moore Musical Arts Center.
Volleyball vs. Toledo, 3 p.m., Anderson Arena.
NMF Concert, featuring the Bowling Green Philharmonia and soloists Jacqueline Leclair, English horn, and Jeffrey Heisler, saxophone, with the North American premiere of Luciano Berio’s “Récit (Chemins VII),” 8 p.m., Kobacker Hall, Moore Musical Arts Center. Tickets are $7 for students and senior citizens and $10 for other adults in advance, and $10 and $13, respectively, the day of the concert. To order, contact the box office at 2-8171.
Sunday, Oct. 26
Women’s Soccer vs. Buffalo, 1 p.m., Cochrane Field.
Annual Trick-or-Treat at the Rink, 3:30-5:30 p.m., Ice Arena. This family-friendly event, with free admission to youth in costume, includes an indoor haunted trail and a costume contest.
Monday, Oct. 27
Expect Respect Teen Council Project, “There Is No Excuse for Abuse,” with Mary Krueger, director, Women's Center, discussing Shynerra's Law and solutions to the problem of teen relationship violence, 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., 115 West Building, BGSU Firelands.
Fall Workshop Series, “Introduction to Stata,” through the Center for Family and Demographic Research, noon-1 p.m., 315 Union.
BGSU ARTalk, “A Case for Design Education in K-12 Art Education,” with Dr. Paul Sproll, head, Department of Teaching + Learning in Art + Design, Rhode Island School of Design, 6 p.m., 117 Olscamp Hall.
Beginning Oct. 22
Painting Class at BGSU Firelands, “Wonderful Watercolors,” with Clela Stelnicki, Wednesdays from 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Oct. 22-Nov. 12. The fee is $89 per person; a list of supplies will be sent to participants. For more information or to register, call 2-0617 or visit www.firelands.bgsu.edu/offices/oeo.
Theatre Production, “Godspell,” performances at 8 p.m. Oct. 23-25 and 2 p.m. Oct. 25 and 26, Joe E. Brown Theatre, University Hall. Tickets are $5 for senior citizens (65 and over with ID), $12 for students/adults and $6 for children under 12. Contact the theatre box office at 2-2719 for more information or to purchase tickets.
Beginning Oct. 24
Art Exhibit, “Graphic Language: The Art of the ‘Comic’ Book,” featuring work by 14 nationally and internationally recognized artists, Dorothy Uber Bryan Gallery, Fine Arts Center. Gallery hours are 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday, 6-9 p.m. Thursdays and 1-4 p.m. Sundays. The gallery will be closed Nov. 11 for Veterans Day. Anopening reception will be held in the gallery at 7:30 p.m. on Oct. 24.
Popular Culture Conference, “The Comic Book in Popular Culture,” celebrating the 70th anniversary of the debut of Superman, with keynote addresses by Scott McCloud, Jamal Igle and Amy Kiste Nyberg, and presentations focusing on the hero, race and ethnicity, graphic novels, history, theology and psychology, gender and sexuality, and comic book audiences, Union. Contact Charles Coletta at email@example.com or Angela Nelson at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Dance Concert, “Cornucopia,” a showcase of modern dance works featuring the University Performing Dancers, UPD alumni and flutist Nina Assimakopoulos, 8 p.m., Whitney Dance Studio, 222 Eppler North. Tickets, available at the door one hour before show time, are $5 for students and senior citizens and $8 for others. Seating is limited. For more information, contact Tammy Metz Starr at 2-8521 or email@example.com. Sponsored by the School of Human Movement, Sport, and Leisure Studies.
Through Oct. 25
Art Exhibit, “V3:: Variations in Vision and Video, Recent Works by Jud Yalkut,” Willard Wankelman Gallery, Fine Arts Center. Gallery hours are 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday and 6-9 p.m. Thursday.
Through Nov. 4
Art Exhibit, BGSU Clay Club Exhibition, Union Art Gallery. Gallery hours are 8 a.m.-9 p.m. Monday-Saturday and 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Sundays.
Through Nov. 14
Art Exhibit, “Alternative Typestyles,” by Matt Tullis, Little Gallery, BGSU Firelands, Gallery hours are 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday.
Through Nov. 25
Planetarium Show, “The Cowboy Astronomer,” showings at 8 p.m. Tuesdays and Fridays, 7:30 p.m. Sundays and 2 p.m. Saturdays (Oct. 25 and Nov. 15). $1 donation suggested.