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Calendar of college events

November 12, 2007
Williamsport Sun-Gazette
(EDITOR’S NOTE: All events are free and open to the public unless otherwise noted. In some cases, tickets may be required and can be requested through the university’s box office.)



BLOOMSBURG UNIVERSITY

Nov. 13 — The Northeast Pennsylvania Alliance Against Homelessness’ third annual conference as part of National Homeless Awareness Week. Photographic presentation by BU art professor emeritus Gary Clark, 1 p.m., Kehr Union, Ballroom; round-table discussion, 2 p.m., Kehr Union, Multipurpose Room A.

Dec. 10 —Bloomsburg-Community Orchestra, Poinsettia Pops, family fare with seasonal classics, a carol sing-along and visit from Santa Claus, along with light refreshments. 7 p.m., Mitrani Hall, Haas Center for the Arts. Also featured: Bloomsburg Chamber Singers. Free admission, but tickets are required. Call 570-389-4409. Tickets will not be mailed out.

Feb. 16 —Celebrity Artist Series: Big Bad Voodoo Daddy, 8 p.m., Haas Center for the Arts, Mitrani Hall. Tickets, $20 for adults and $10 for BU students and children ages 12 and younger. Call the Haas Center Box Office at 570-389-4409.

March 2 —Bloomsburg University Chamber Orchestra, Spring Concert, includes Czech Suite Op. 39, Dvorak; Danses: Sacree et Profane, Debussy; and Morceau de Concert Op. 154, Saint-Saens. Features Andrea Witchen, harp. 2:30 p.m., St. Matthew Lutheran Church, 123 N. Market St., Bloomsburg.

April 15 — Celebrity Artist Series: Paul Taylor Dance Company, featuring 16 dancers, 19 works, 8 p.m., Haas Center for the Arts, Mitrani Hall. Tickets, $20 for adults and $10 for BU students and children ages 12 and younger. Call the Haas Center Box Office at 570-389-4409.

April 13 — Celebrity Artist Series: Evita, 8 p.m., Haas Center for the Arts, Mitrani Hall. Tickets, $25 for adults and $12 for BU students and children ages 12 and younger. Call the Haas Center Box Office at 570-389-4409.

April 25 — Celebrity Artist Series: Ninth Annual BU Jazz Festival, open to the student musicians and the general public. Invites middle and high school musicians to the university to perform for a panel of jazz educators, receive feedback and learn from professional musicians. Features a lunchtime concert by Bobby Zankel and The Warriors of Wonderful Sound. Noon, Haas Center for the Arts, Mitrani Hall. Tickets, $5 for adults and $2.50 for BU students and children ages 12 and younger Call the Haas Center Box Office at 570-389-4409.

May 3 — Symphony Ball, Bloomsburg-Community Orchestra, 6 to 10 p.m., Kehr Union Ballroom. Benefit concert features the Susquehanna International Dancers and dance lessons. For more information and reservations, call 570-389-4289.



BUCKNELL UNIVERSITY

Through Jan. 8 — “Victorian Poets and Poetry.” Includes images and texts of Victorian children’s literature, William Morris and the English Arts and Crafts movement, works by the Yeats sisters, printers at the Dun Emer-Cuala Press, and the Rossettis, Pre-Raphaelite writers-artists. James A. Russell Exhibit Area, lower level 1, Bertrand Gallery.

Through Dec. 4 — “Three Sides to a Sheet of Paper: How Prints Communicate, Represent and Transform (1482-2002),” Samek Art Gallery, main gallery.

Nov. 13 — CSREG Film Series. “Guelwaar,” directed by Ousmane Sembene, 1993, 7 p.m., Forum, Elaine Langone Center.

Nov. 13 — Concert. Javanese Gamelan, directed by Jackson Hill, 8 p.m., Rooke Recital Hall, Weis Music Building.

Nov. 14 — Humanities Institute Series. “Compression Wood,” author Franklin Burroughs, 7 p.m., Bucknell Hall.”

Nov. 15 — BUCC/BSG Lecture. “Guns rights and gun control in America,” Mike Adams, columnist for the Heritage Foundation’s Townhall.com, 7 p.m., Olin Lecture Hall.

Nov. 15 — Clarinet studio recital, 8 p.m., Rooke Recital Hall, Weis Music Building.

Nov. 16 — Hilltop Film Series. “Red” directed by Krzysztof Kieslowski, France, 2004, 8 p.m., Gallery Theatre, Elaine Langone Center.

Nov. 16 — Weis Center Series. Met Opera soprano Heidi Grant Murphy, pianist Kevin Murphy, and the St. Lawrence String Quartet perform music by Sierra, Chausson, Schubert, Haydn and Dvorak, 8 p.m., Weis Center. Tickets: $20.

Nov. 17 — Concert. Bucknell University Orchestra, directed by Christopher Para, 7:30 p.m., Weis Center. The program includes Berlioz’s Hungarian March and Franck’s Symphony in D Minor.

Nov. 18 — Concert. Bucknell University Concert Chorale, directed by William Payn, 2:30 p.m., Weis Center. The program, “Reflections,” focuses on reflections of life, nature, and love, with music by Morten Lauridsen and Eric Whitacre.

Nov. 18 — CSREG Film Series. “Faat-Kine,” directed by Ousmane Sembene, 2000, 3 p.m., Forum, Elaine Langone Center.

Nov. 19 — Metropolitan Opera star Heidi Grant Murphy will perform with her husband, pianist Kevin Murphy, and the St. Lawrence String Quartet, 8 p.m., Bucknell University’s Weis Center for the Performing Arts.

Nov. 27 — Drew Darrow Memorial reading, Kyle Dargan, poetry reading 7 p.m. Bucknell Hall.

Dec. 15 — Storytelling for children with Fiona Powell, 1:30 p.m., Bucknell Hall.

Jan. 22 — James Harms poetry reading, 7 p.m., Bucknell Hall.

Feb. 19 — Question and answers session with Eavan Boland, Williard Smith Library, Vaughan Literature Building. Poetry reading, 7 p.m., Bucknell Hall.

March 25 — Fiction reading with Bret Anthony Johnston, 7 p.m., Bucknell Hall.

March 27 — International Focus Year lecture series, “Latin America and the Caribbean at the Crossroads: An Interdisciplinary Perspective.” Debra Castillo, Cornell University, “I Call it New Orleans: The Transnational Writer — A New Comparative Literary Practice.”

April 10 — International Focus Year lecture series, “Latin America and the Caribbean at the Crossroads: An Interdisciplinary Perspective.” Douglas Massey, Princeton University, will discuss “Mexican Immigration: The Facts, the Reality, and the Consequences — What to do?”

April 18 — Annual student reading, 7 p.m., Bucknell Hall.



LOCK HAVEN UNIVERSITY



LYCOMING COLLEGE

Nov. 13 — Mathematics Colloquium: Laura K. Silks, junior mathematics major, will focus on Leonhard Euler’s puzzling result, that is his summation for the convergent p-series for p=2, 3:15 p.m., B-306 Academic Center, Lycoming College.

Nov. 14 — Astronomy & Physics Colloquium: Karen A. Owen, senior physics major, will discuss, “Spatial Disorientation in Aviation,” 4:30 p.m., C-303, Academic Center, Lycoming College.

Nov. 15 through Dec. 14 — Art Gallery Show: Kappa Pi, Art Honor Society students. Opening reception from 4 to 5:30 p.m. Nov. 15, Art Gallery, John G. Snowden Library, Lycoming College.

Nov. 16 — Music at Lycoming: Lycoming College Concert Band, 8 p.m., Community Arts Center.

Nov. 18 — Close-Up Concert: Gregory Fulkerson, Violinist, 4 p.m., Mary Lindsay Welch Honors Hall. For tickets, call 321-4016.

Nov. 27 — Lycoming Scholars: “American Image,” noon, Barclay Lecture Hall, G-11, Heim Building. Dr. Jonathan Williamson presents “America in the Eyes of the World.”

Nov. 30 — Chemistry Colloquium: Brandon Zarzyczny, senior chemistry major, presents “Novel Organometallic Ruthenium Complexes and their NMR Spectra,” 3:15 p.m., G-09, Heim Building.

Nov. 30 — “The Underpants” by Carl Sternheim and adapted by Steve Martin, 8 p.m., Mary L. Welch Theatre.

Nov. 30 — Music at Lycoming: Roop Verma, 8 p.m., Mary Lindsay Welch Honors Hall.

Dec. 1 — “The Underpants” by Carl Sternheim and adapted by Steve Martin, 8 p.m., Mary L. Welch Theatre.

Dec. 6 — Concerts at Noon: Student Recital, Mary Lindsay Welch Honors Hall.

Dec. 6 — “The Underpants” by Carl Sternheim and adapted by Steve Martin, 8 p.m., Mary L. Welch Theatre.

Dec. 7 — Chemistry Colloquium: Christi Groller, senior chemistry major, presents “The Effect of Organic Monolayers on the Electrochemistry of Dopamine at Carbon Electrodes,” 3:15 p.m., G-09, Heim Building.

Dec. 7 — “The Underpants” by Carl Sternheim and adapted by Steve Martin, 8 p.m., Mary L. Welch Theatre.

Dec. 8 — “The Underpants” by Carl Sternheim and adapted by Steve Martin, 8 p.m., Mary L. Welch Theatre.

Feb. 16 — Admissions Open House, Pennington Lounge. Contact admissions office, 321-4026.

Feb. 17 — Close-Up Concert: AUBADE, 4 p.m., Mary Lindsay Welch Honors Hall.

Feb. 25-29 — Spring Break.

March 2-30 — Spring Symposium: Dulce Pinzon, “Superheroes Exhibition,” art gallery, John G. Snowden Memorial Library. Artist reception and Gallery Talk, 4 to 5:30 p.m. March 27.

March 15 — Snowden Library’s 4th Annual Read-In, 9 a.m. to 5 pm.

March 30 — Close-Up Concert: Williamsport Symphony Woodwin Quintet, 4 p.m., Mary Lindsay Welch Honors Hall.

April 11-12 — “Machinal” by Sophie Treadwell, 8 p.m., Mary L. Welch Theatre.

April 13 — Honors Convocation, Lamade Gymnasium.

April 17-19 — “Machinal” by Sophie Treadwell, 8 p.m., Mary L. Welch Theatre.

April 20 — Civic Chorus Concert, Clarke Chapel.

May 3 — Baccalaureate, 4 p.m., Lamade Gymnasium.

May 4 — Commencement, 1 p.m., Quad. (In case of rain, the event will be held in the Recreation Center.)

May 10 — Admissions Open House. Contact admissions office, 321-4026.

June 9-10 — Freshman Orientation.

June 16-17 — Freshman Orientation.

June 23-24 — Freshman Orientation.

Sept 19-21 — Family Weekend.

Oct 10-12 — Homecoming.



MANSFIELD UNIVERSITY

Nov. 13 — Strategic Planning Committee Focus Group, 1 p.m., North Manser.

Nov. 14 — MAEOP presents, “Acupuncture & Chinese Herbs: The Ancient Healing Medicine,” Linda Spencer, 1:30 p.m. Alumni, Room 317.

Nov. 14 — University Lecture Series presents, “Refiguring Sexual Stereotypes in Shakespeare’s Titus Andronicus, Edward Washington, and “An Unexpected Audience: Discovering the Student’s Perspective in Academic Research,” 4 p.m., Kristin Sanner, Alumni, Room 317.

Nov. 15 — Employer Day: A-Plus Behavioral Health, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Pinecrest, Room 106.

Nov. 16 — Violinist Greg Fulkerson, accompanied by pianist Gary Boerckel, 8 p.m., Steadman Theatre in the third concert of the Mansfield University “Celebrating Strings” Series.

Nov. 18 —Concert Wind Ensemble, 3 p.m., cost associated with this event.

Dec. 1 —Holiday Concert “Peace on Earth,” 7:30 p.m., cost associated with this event.

Dec. 1 — “Kids Night Out,” 6 to 9:30 p.m. Cost is $7 per child, with a family rate of $1 each additional child. For more information call 662-4457.

Dec. 2 —Holiday Concert “Peace on Earth,” 3 p.m., performance in Troy High School Auditorium, cost associated with this event.

Dec. 4 — Guitar Ensemble Concert, 8 p.m.

Dec. 5 — Orchestra Holiday Concert, 8 p.m., cost associated with this event.

Dec. 6 — Low Brass holiday concert, 7:30 p.m.



PENN COLLEGE

Nov. 13 — John Prendergast, renowned human-rights proponent and author of eight books on Africa, will speak about the ongoing crisis in the Darfur region of Sudan, 7 p.m., Klump Academic Center.



SUSQUEHANNA UNIVERSITY

Nov. 12 — A guest artist recital by pianist Jocelyn Swigger, 8 p.m., Stretansky Concert Hall.

Nov. 12 — Lynn Palermo’s advanced conversation and phonetics class will present “C’est un oiseau! C’est un avion! C’est ... Asterix?!” — the seventh annual French play at Susquehanna University. The matinee for high school students begins at 12:15 p.m. Nov. 12. A public performance will be held free of charge at 7:15 that evening in Isaacs Auditorium of Seibert Hall. For more information, contact Lynn Palermo at 372-4257 or palermo@susqu.edu.

Nov. 12 — “Immigration, Islamism and the War on Terror” lecture, titled “It’s Always Safer on the Other Side: Border Security and Passport Politics,” Mark Salter of the University of Ottawa, 6:30 p.m., meeting rooms 2 and 3 of Degenstein Campus Center.

Nov. 13 — “Immigration, Islamism and the War on Terror” lecture, “Imagining Biometric Borders: Identity Management, Borderlands and Shifting Attempts to Securitize the Canada/US Border,” Ben Muller of Simon Fraser University, 6:30 p.m., meeting rooms 2 and 3 of Degenstein Campus Center.

Nov. 13 — John Measor of the University of Victoria will present “Securing the Future of Iraq: Baghdad’s Global Guerrillas and the Global War on Terror,” 6:30 p.m., Isaacs Auditorium of Seibert Hall.

Nov. 13 — Following Measor’s lecture, Samer Abboud, assistant professor of political science at Susquehanna University, will deliver the lecture, “Islamism in Lebanon., Isaacs Auditorium of Seibert Hall .

Nov. 14 — The Institute for Lifelong Learning presents Mary Beth Voda, who came across letters several years ago written by her father, a U.S. Marine who fought on the island of Iwo Jima during World War II. The Veterans’ Day program will begin at 11 a.m. in the Degenstein Campus Center.

Nov. 17 — The sixth annual Diwali Dinner, 7:15 p.m., Evert Dining Hall, Degenstein Campus Center. A pre-dinner Indian dance will be held in the Degenstein Theatre at 6:30 p.m. and a children’s program will follow dinner in Meeting Rooms 1-3 in the campus center. The cost is $20 per person; $16 for faculty and staff and $10 for students. For tickets call 570-372-4059.

Nov. 18 — The Department of Music presents a symphonic band concert, 3 p.m., Stretansky Concert Hall featuring works that, through musical metaphor, convey the idea of water.

Nov. 19 — The Office of Multicultural Affairs presents a workshop, “Bringing Our Lives Into Balance: Water on the Native Medicine Wheel,” 7 p.m., meeting rooms 1-3, Degenstein Campus Center.

Nov. 28 — The Political Science Department will host a talk by Margaret Xifaras, a longtime political activist and current member of the Democratic National Committee, who will be speaking on “Presidential Politics 2007-08: A View From the Folks in the Field,” 7 p.m., meeting rooms 1-3, Degenstein Campus Center.

Nov. 30 — A faculty recital by pianist Holly Roadfeldt-O’Riordan and cellist Andrew Rammon is scheduled for 8 p.m., Stretansky Concert Hall.

Dec. 1 and 2 — Music Director and Conductor Cyril Stretansky will lead the Susquehanna University Chamber Singers in Christmas 2007 performances. The Chamber Singers will present a Christmas concert in Danville at the Basilica of Saints Cyril and Methodius at 7 p.m. on Dec. 1 and also on Dec. 2 at 3 p.m., Stretansky Concert Hall, Susquehanna University.

Dec. 2 — Susquehanna University percussion ensemble concert, 8 p.m., Stretansky Concert Hall.

Dec. 4 — University Chaplain Mark Radecke, Christmas Candlelight Service, pre-service music begins at 7 p.m., with the service at 7:30 p.m., Weber Chapel Auditorium.

Dec. 5 — The Institute for Lifelong Learning presents its traditional December program, consisting of a piano recital by Galen Deibler, 10:45 a.m., Degenstein Campus Center.

Dec. 8 — The Pennsylvania High School Speech League will host the PHSSL State Drama Festival, 8:30 a.m., Degenstein Center Theater.

 
 

 

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