November 5, 2007
Events this week
Here is a list of events happening Nov. 5-11 at the West Lafayette campus.
-- Exhibition: "Does Gender Still Matter?" Works by eight artists about gender in contemporary society. Robert L. Ringel Gallery, Purdue Memorial Union. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Saturday, plus Thursday until 8 p.m.; 1-5 p.m. Sunday. Purdue University Galleries, Patti and Rusty Rueff Department of Visual and Performing Arts. Through Dec. 2.
-- John Purdue Room lunch specials: Puree of lentil; pork roulade with blue cheese & spinach. To access the menu: http://www.cfs.purdue.edu/HTM/about/restaurants.shtml.
Monday, Nov. 5
-- Bioethics Seminar Series. Leigh Raymond, political science. "The Ethics and Politics of Climate Change." 5-7 p.m. Room 121, Burton Morgan Center. www.purdue.edu/bioethics. Registration recommended at https://ias.itap.purdue.edu/rgs/wgb_workshop.disp_online_workshop.
-- Curator lecture with Islamic architecture exhibition. "Sacred Spaces of Islam: Mosque Design and Related Arts." David Parrish, art history. 5 p.m. Rueff Galleries, Pao Hall.
-- Coach Tiller Radio Show. 6 p.m. Pappy's Sweet Shop, Purdue Memorial Union. The one-hour radio show takes place live each Monday throughout the football season.
-- Purdue Varsity Glee Club. Purdue Musical Organizations. 7:30 p.m. At Old Masters all-campus reception. Hillenbrand Hall.
-- Old Masters public reception. 8 p.m. Atrium, Hillenbrand Hall.
Tuesday, Nov. 6
-- All Campus and Community Chorale concert. Purdue Musical Organizations. 7-8 p.m. First United Methodist Church, 1700 State Road 26 West (one-quarter mile west of Airport Road).
Wednesday, Nov. 7
-- World Film Forum. "To Live." (1994; subtitles, 125 min.). Host: Weijie Song, Chinese. Dept. of Foreign Languages and Literatures. 5 p.m. WL Public Library, 208 W. Columbia St.
-- Writers Harvest. Readings to collect food or funds for Food Finders local food bank. Presented by Sycamore Review. Readers: guest Donald Bain, author of "Murder, She Wrote" series and dozens of other books; faculty members Donald Platt, poet, Mary Leader, poet, and Bich Minh Nguyen, memoirist and novelist. 7:30 p.m. Room 210, Matthews Hall. Request contributions: adults, $7; students, $5; or five nonperishable food items.
Thursday, Nov. 8
-- Science Journalism Laureates town hall. 9:30-11 a.m. Commons, Lawson Computer Science Building. www.sciencejournalismlaureates.net/2007/.
-- Science Journalism Laureates convocation. 3-5 p.m. Commons, Lawson Computer Science Building. www.sciencejournalismlaureates.net/2007/.
-- Sterling Plumpp, poet. Black Cultural Center. 7 p.m. Room 214, STEW.
-- Film showing. "The Odyssey" (1997, 176 min., Andrei Konchalovsky). Classical Studies. 7 p.m. Room 239, Stanley Coulter Hall. On Nov. 15, Keith Dickson, classicial studies, will lead a discussion of the film at 7:30 p.m. in the same room. The discussion is titled "Homer in Hollywood: Odysseus's Homecoming in American Popular Culture."
-- PSUB Jazz Night. Featuring "Don't Satiate the Hate" and "Cause and Affect." Purdue Student Union Board. 7-9 p.m. Union Commons, ground floor, PMU.
-- Men's basketball vs. Saginaw Valley State (exhibition). 8 p.m. Mackey Arena. Tickets: $18.
Friday, Nov. 9
-- Veterans Day observance. Speakers, patriotic songs by Purduettes, Table of Remembrance. Purdue Student Union Board. 11-11:30 a.m. Great Hall, PMU. "An American Hero" poster display in Room 118. 49-48976.
-- Purdue Electronic Theater Screening. Class of 1950 Lecture Hall. 4:30 p.m.: Paul Debevec, associate professor at USC and 2007 Siggraph Animation Chair, presents "New Techniques for Acquiring, Rendering and Displaying Human Preformances." 6 p.m. High-definition screening of 2007 Siggraph Electronic Theater. Free to ACM Siggraph student members, $5 general public. www.purdue.edu/siggraph
-- Volleyball (women's) vs. Iowa. 7 p.m. Intercollegiate Athletic Facility. Tickets: adult, $9-$8; student, $6-$5.
-- NOTE: The Purdue Convocations presentation of Rosanne Cash scheduled for this date has been canceled.
Saturday, Nov. 10
-- Football vs. Michigan State. Noon. Ross-Ade Stadium. Tickets: $45.
-- 2007 Chinese Speech and Performance Contest. Sponsored by Purdue's Confucius Institute. 1-5 p.m. Room 239, Stanley Coulter. Purdue students, as well as students from West Lafayette and Lafayette school corporations, will perform songs, skits and Kongfu, which is a martial art. The event is free and open to the public.
-- Volleyball (women's) vs. Minnesota. 8 p.m. Intercollegiate Athletic Facility. Tickets: adult, $9-$8; student, $6-$5.