February 2, 2009
Events this week
Here is a list of events happening Feb. 2-8 at the West Lafayette campus.
Listings for exhibitions and other ongoing or weeklong events are at the bottom. Also there is information about ticket procedures for most ticketed events.
Monday, Feb. 2
-- Opening of Project Respect exhibition "To Know My Mother's Name." See exhibition information below under "Ongoing Events: Monday-Friday."
Tuesday, Feb. 3
-- College Teaching Workshop Series 1: Basics of Teaching. "Designing Instruction: Where Do You Start?" For faculty, staff and grad students. Center for Instructional Excellence. 9-10:30 a.m. Weekly workshop 3 of 10 through March 31 except March 17. Registration required: www.cie.purdue.edu. Questions: 49-66422 or CIE@purdue.edu.
-- New graduate faculty mentoring workshop. 9-11 a.m.
-- AAO workshop. "ADA Amendments Act." Affirmative Action Office. Event will deal with changes effective Jan. 1 that expand the law, redefine "disability" and modify employer's "reasonable accommodation" obligations. 10-11:30 a.m. Room 313, STEW. Online registration for this workshop is at https://www.itap.purdue.edu/training/registration/index.cfm?offeringid=3504. For more information or to request a reasonable accommodation, contact AAO at 49-47253 (voice), 49-61343 (tty), or firstname.lastname@example.org.
-- Chemical Engineering Graduate Seminar Series. Doraiswami Rankrishna, chemical engineering. "On Modeling Metabolic Systems: The Cybernetic Route." 3 p.m. reception, Atrium, Forney Hall. 3:30-4:30 p.m. lecture, Room G140, Forney Hall.
-- Sigma Xi lectures on climate change and global sustainability. Kimberly Gray, Northwestern Univ., on making U.S. cities sustainable. 3:30 p.m. Deans Auditorium, Pfendler Hall. More at http://news.uns.purdue.edu/x/2009a/090129ShermanSustain.html.
-- Film series on undocumented immigrants. "Mojados" (Wetback). (2005, Tommy Davis, documentary, Spanish and English with subtitles as needed, 65 min.) Discussion leader: Julie Harrell, foreign languages and literatures. 6 p.m. Room 1010, Neil Armstrong Hall. (Second of three films; final film Feb. 10.) More at http://news.uns.purdue.edu/x/2009a/090113CorralFilm.html.
Wednesday, Feb. 4
-- College of Technology career fair. 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Ballrooms, PMU. More at http://news.uns.purdue.edu/x/2009a/090112TechFair.html.
-- AAO/HR workshop: "The Essentials of Staff Recruitment and Selection." Staff Recruitment and Selection Series by Affirmative Action Office and Human Resource Services Employment. Workshop's focus is on role of hiring supervisors and committees in entire process of hiring staff. 10 a.m.-noon. Room 318, STEW. To register online, go to http://news.uns.purdue.edu/insidepurdue/2009/090128_AAOsessions.html and click on appropriate title by date. For more information or to request a reasonable accommodation, contact AAO at 49-47253 (voice), 49-61343 (tty), or email@example.com.
-- Weekly Spanish conversation table. Latino Cultural Center. For those who know basic Spanish but want to practice their conversational skills in a friendly atmosphere. 6-7 p.m. LCC. 49-42530.
-- Black History Lecture keynote. Benjamin Todd Jealous, president and chief executive officer of the NAACP. Black Cultural Center. 7 p.m. Fowler Hall, STEW.
Thursday, Feb. 5
-- College Teaching Workshop Series 2: Expanding Your Teaching Toolkit. "What Should We Be Teaching Beyond Content?" David Rollock, psychology. For faculty, staff and grad students. Center for Instructional Excellence. 9-10:30 a.m. Workshop 2 of 5 in series through Feb. 26. Registration required: www.cie.purdue.edu. Questions: 49-66422 or CIE@purdue.edu.
-- AAO workshop: "The Nuts and Bolts of Faculty Search and Screen for Support Staff." Faculty Search and Screen Procedures Series by Affirmative Action Office. Workshop's focus is on role of support staff dealing with documents necessary to the process. 1:30-3 p.m. Room 318, STEW. Online registration for this workshop is at http://www.itap.purdue.edu/training/registration/?offeingid=3505. For more information or to request a reasonable accommodation, contact AAO at 49-47253 (voice), 49-61343 (tty), or firstname.lastname@example.org.
-- Physics Department General Colloquium. David Archer, Univ. of Chicago. "The Long Thaw: How Humans are Changing the Next 100,000 Years of Earth's Climate." 3:30 p.m.: Refreshments in Room 242, Physics Building. 4 p.m.: Talk in Room 203, Physics Building. More at www.physics.purdue.edu/colloq.
-- Opening reception for Project Respect exhibition "To Know My Mother's Name." 4-6 p.m. Lounge, Black Cultural Center. See exhibition information below under "Ongoing Events: Monday-Friday."
-- Books and Coffee. Shaun Hughes, professor of English, on J.R.R. Tolkien's posthumously published "The Children of Húrin." Department of English and Purdue Student Union Board. 4-4:30 p.m.: Coffee, tea, baked goods. 4:30-5 p.m.: Talk. Rooms 302-206, STEW. Series weekly Feb. 5-26. Prize drawing at each event available to those present. Podcast to be available after each event at www.cla.purdue.edu/english/bookscoffee.
-- Proposal Writing Workshop for Graduate Students. Peter Dunn, associate vice president for research. 7-8:30 p.m. Room 214, STEW. Register online at www.gradschool.purdue.edu/development. Questions: Peter Dunn at 49-46840 or email@example.com.
-- "King Henry V" by William Shakespeare, presented by The Guthrie Theater and The Acting Company. Convocations, World Stage. 7 p.m. Loeb Playhouse. Tickets: $26-$19. More at www.convocations.org.
Friday, Feb. 6
-- Registration deadline for "The Soul of Cleveland Tour" by the Black Cultural Center. Tour will be March 6-7 and will include the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame and Museum, the E.E.P. Creative Arts Complex, meeting with master artist and educator Edward Parker, lunch with Cleveland-area Purdue alumni. Registration and full payment is due; public, $100; Purdue students, $35; this includes transportation, lodging, admission fees and the lunch. Registration forms available at BCC.
-- Global Supply Chain Conference. Krannert School of Management units. Events 10:45 a.m.-2:30 p.m. North Ballroom, PMU. Preregistration required. See http://news.uns.purdue.edu/x/2009a/090114PilotteSupplyconf.html.
-- Men's tennis vs. Illinois State. 5 p.m. Schwartz Tennis Center.
-- Jazz Swing Dance. Purdue Bands: Lab and Concert Jazz bands, American Music Repertory Ensemble. 7:30 p.m. Gymnasium, Recreational Sports Center.
Saturday, Feb. 7
-- Agricultural Alumni Ag Forecast. 9:30 a.m. Grand Hall, Indiana State Fairgrounds, Indianapolis. More at http://news.uns.purdue.edu/x/2009a/090107HurtForecast.html.
-- Agricultural Alumni Fish Fry. Luncheon. Speaker: Andrea Mitchell, NBC News chief foreign affairs correspondent, on "The View from Washington." 11:30 a.m. Toyota Blue Ribbon Pavilion, Indiana State Fairgrounds, Indianapolis. Tickets in advance only: $20; contact Ag Alumni office at 49-48593 or firstname.lastname@example.org. More on event, menu and speaker at http://news.uns.purdue.edu/x/2008b/081216LesterFishfry.html.
-- Swimming and diving (men) vs. Indiana. Noon. Boilermaker Aquatic Center.
-- "The Spy" by James Fenimore Cooper, presented by The Acting Company while on tour with The Guthrie Theater. Convocations, Catalyst. 8 p.m. Loeb Playhouse. Tickets: $26-$19. More at www.convocations.org.
Sunday, Feb. 8
-- Men's tennis vs. Arkansas. Noon. Schwartz Tennis Center.
-- Dog Days of Summer Adoption Party. Community art project that includes celebration of 50th anniversary of School of Veterinary Medicine; artists will take dog figures and decorate them for display May-September. 2-4 p.m. Muinzer Moving and Storage, 1315 Ferry St., Lafayette. RSVP by Feb. 2 requested: (765) 49-45032 or email@example.com. More at http://news.uns.purdue.edu/x/2009a/090129MullenAdoption.html.
-- Women's basketball vs. Wisconsin. 5 p.m. Mackey Arena. Tickets: public, $12; student, $5.
-- Purdue University Galleries. "Kristy Deetz: 'Earth Texts.'" Wood relief sculptures based on words and characteristics associated with books. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Saturday, plus Thursday until 8 p.m.; 1-5 p.m. Sunday. Stewart Center Gallery. 49-67899 or firstname.lastname@example.org or www.purdue.edu/galleries. Exhibition through Feb. 22.
-- Purdue University Galleries. "Shrouds, Masks, and the Floating World: Selections from the Permanent Collection." This is the first exhibition in a new annual format allowing more extensively researched presentation of works contributed by donors, as well as dedicated use of a gallery for this purpose. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Saturday, plus Thursday until 8 p.m.; 1-5 p.m. Sunday. Robert L. Ringel Gallery. 49-67899 or email@example.com or www.purdue.edu/galleries. Exhibition through Dec. 6.
-- Project Respect exhibition "To Know My Mother's Name." African American Studies and Research Center, Black Cultural Center. Portraits by Delita Martin, graduate student in visual and performing arts. 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Monday-Friday through Feb. 25. Lounge, BCC. ----- Opening reception: Thursday (Feb. 5) 4-6 p.m.
-- Rueff Galleries: West Gallery. "Shameless." Jewelry and metalsmithing by recent M.F.A. graduates of East Carolina University. Patti and Rusty Rueff Department of Visual and Performing Arts. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday. Pao Hall. 49-62958. Through Feb. 6.
-- Rueff Galleries: East Gallery. "A Living Gallery: Bodies in Time and Space." Daily live performances and installations by the members of Purdue’s Dance Division faculty; ncorporating community artists and "Lower Left," a dance performance collective. Patti and Rusty Rueff Department of Visual and Performing Arts. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday. Pao Hall. 49-62958. Through Feb. 6.
-- John Purdue Room Lunch Special. This week, the featured specials in the John Purdue Room are stuffed pepper (soup) and pork roulade with bleu cheese and spinach (entrée). 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Stone Hall. Reservations encouraged; call 49-46845. To access the full menu and learn about other dining options from the Department of Hospitality and Tourism Management: www.cfs.purdue.edu/htm/about/restaurants.shtml.
Events are free unless noted (except that conference registrations may be omitted here). Ticket prices are for single events, not any series or discount offers. An exception to the following will be noted in the listing.
For varsity athletics tickets, call the Athletic Ticket Office, (765) 494-3194 or (800) 49-SPORT [497-7678]; or visit the office in the Intercollegiate Athletic Facility. The office is open 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday and before ticketed events at IAF, Mackey Arena and Ross-Ade Stadium. For ticketed sports events at other Purdue venues, tickets will be on sale before the event at the venue. More at www.purduesports.com.
For Purdue Convocations and Purdue Theatre events and some others as announced, go to ticket offices in Elliott Hall (lower level, northeast end by Hovde Hall) or Stewart Center (west lobby), or call (765) 494-3933 or (800) 914-SHOW [914-7469]. The Elliott Hall box office is open 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Monday-Friday and before ticketed events there. The Stewart Center box office is open 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday-Friday and before ticketed events there.
Purdue Theatre tickets are sold also at the Pao Hall box office. It is open 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday-Friday and before Purdue Theatre performances there.
More about box offices and venues is at www.housing.purdue.edu/HTML/HallOfMusic/Welcome.html.