Monday, Oct. 30
Dissertation Defense, “Photophysical Properties of Metallonaphthalocyanines: Experimental and Theoretical Investigations,” by Alexandra Soldatova, photochemical sciences, 10:30 a.m., 132 Overman Hall.
ARTalk, by Tony Hepburn, writer and ceramist, 6:30 p.m., 1101 Fine Arts Center.
Tuesday, Oct. 31
Concert, Tuba/Euphonium Ensemble, directed by Timothy Olt, 8 p.m., Bryan Recital Hall, Moore Musical Arts Center.
Wednesday, Nov. 1
Brown Bag Luncheon, “What Women Know: The Gender Gap in Political Knowledge,” by Drs. Shannon Orr and Melissa Miller, political science, noon-1 p.m., Women’s Center, 107 Hanna Hall. In recognition of Election Day 2006.
Art Exhibition Opening Reception, “Hands Dancing,” works by artists from Cape Breton Island, Nova Scotia, featuring visiting artist Doug Fraser, 6 p.m., Arts Village, Compton Hall, Kreischer Quadrangle.
J.P. Scott Lecture Series, “What Do Crows Know? Implications for the Evolution of Intelligence,” by Dr. Nicola Clayton, experimental psychology, Cambridge University, 6:30 p.m., 112 Life Sciences Building.
Women’s Basketball (Exhibition) vs. Findlay, 7 p.m., Anderson Arena.
Bryan Chamber Series Concert, by BGSU music faculty, 8 p.m., Bryan Recital Hall, Moore Musical Arts Center.
Violence and Art Film Series, “American History X” (1998), directed by Tony Kaye, 9 p.m., 204 Fine Arts Center.
Thursday, Nov. 2
Popular Culture Colloquium, “Taking It to the Streets: The Art Car in Popular Culture,” with Dr. Matthew Donahue, popular culture, 11 a.m., 104 Olscamp Hall.
International Film Series, “Nalini by Day, Nancy by Night” (2005), directed by Sonali Gulati, India, and “God Sleeps in Rwanda” (2004), directed by Kimberlee Acquaro and Stacy Sherman, 7:30 p.m., Gish Film Theater, Hanna Hall.
Creative Writing Program MFA Readings, by poet Michael Cherry and fiction writer Beth Polzin, 7:30 p.m., Prout Chapel.
Concert, by BGSU’s Percussion Ensemble, directed by Roger Schupp, 8 p.m., Bryan Recital Hall, Moore Musical Arts Center.
Friday, Nov. 3
Women’s Professional Development Series, “Publishing without Perishing as a Grad Student,” by Dr. Vikki Krane, women’s studies, 12:30-2 p.m., Women’s Center, 107 Hanna Hall.
Tea Time, with Angie Zielinski, 3:30 p.m., Ceramics Studio, Fine Arts Center. Bring your own mug for tea and donuts. Hosted by the ceramics department.
Saturday, Nov. 4
Young People’s Concert, “Horns-A-Plenty,” by the Horn Club, directed by Dr. Andrew Pelletier, 11 a.m., Bryan Recital Hall, Moore Musical Arts Center. Tickets are $2 for adults and $1 for children, and are available at the door.
Volleyball vs. Western Michigan, 3 p.m., Anderson Arena.
Monday, Nov. 6
ICS Artists and Scholars in Residence Series, "Of Mimicry and Happy Lives: The Transnational Stories of Brunei Indians," by Dr. Sridevi Menon, ethnic studies, 3 p.m., 207 Union. Hosted by the Institute for the Study of Culture and Society.
Sky Bank/Edward and Linda Reiter Endowed Lectureship, “The Importance of Mission, Vision, Value and Beliefs in Business,” by Clayton Mathile, former Iams president and CEO, 5 p.m., 206 Union.
ARTalk, by Dr. Cecily Hilsdale, art history at Northwestern University, 6:30 p.m., 1101 Fine Arts Center.
Lecture, “Body Image Is a Multicultural Issue,” by Kathy Kater, author and psychotherapist, 7 p.m., 202B Union. Sponsored by the School of Communication Studies and Wood County Hospital.
Concert, by Brazilian jazz Trio da Paz, 8 p.m., Bryan Recital Hall, Moore Musical Arts Center.
Nov. 1 and 2
Fifth Annual BGSU Research Conference, “Expanding the Research Environment,” 9:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Nov. 1 and 10 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Nov. 2, Union. For a schedule of events, visit http://www.bgsu.edu/offices/spar/Research_Conference/.
Nov. 3 and 4
Desktop Publishing Class, Apple DVD Studio Pro 4, 8 a.m.-5 p.m., BGSU employee fee of $250 includes lunch. To register, call 1-877-650-8165 or visit http://pace.bgsu.edu/registeronline.
Nov. 3 and 5
BGSU Opera Theater, “La Canterina” by Haydn and “Dido and Aeneas” by Purcell, 8 p.m. Nov. 3 and 3 p.m. Nov. 5, Kobacker Hall, Moore Musical Arts Center. Tickets are $8 for students and senior citizens and $10 for other adults. To order, call 2-8171.
Through Nov. 5
Art Exhibition, “Pressed and Pulled: Works by the BGSU Print Society,” Bowen-Thompson Student Union Art Galleries. Gallery hours are 8 a.m.-9 p.m. Monday-Saturday and 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Sundays.
Through Nov. 7
Art Exhibition, paintings by Judie Krew, Little Gallery, BGSU Firelands. Gallery hours are 9 a.m.-5 p.m. weekdays.
Auditions for “Cabaret,” 6-9 p.m. on Nov. 6 and 7. To sign up for an audition time, visit the call board across from the theatre and film department office in South Hall. Call-backs are Nov. 8 at 6 p.m.
Art Exhibition, “Hands Dancing,” works by artists from Cape Breton Island, Nova Scotia, Arts Village, Compton Hall, Kreischer Quadrangle. Hours are 2:30-6 p.m. Thursday-Saturday or by special request.
Through Nov. 19
Art Exhibition, paintings by Michael Arrigo, art, Kennedy Green Room, Moore Musical Arts Center. Hours are 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday.
Through Nov. 19
Art Exhibition, “MEME.GARDEN,” by Mary Flanagan and Daniel C. Howe, and “Membranes-Margins-Disruptions,” by Joan Livingstone, 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 Nov. 22
Planetarium Show, "Once in a Blue Moon," 8 p.m. Tuesdays and Fridays and 7:30 p.m. Sundays, BGSU Planetarium, 112 Physical Sciences Lab Building. $1 donation suggested. Stargazing follows planetarium show on Fridays and Sundays if weather permits.