Purdue Today

November 7, 2007

Events today at Purdue

Here is a list of events happening Nov. 7 at the West Lafayette campus.

Wednesday, Nov. 7

-- Supervisory skills workshops: new series. Affirmative Action Office and Human Resource Services-Employment. Attend any or all. Room 206, Stewart Center. To reserve a space at a session, for more information, or to request a reasonable accommodation, please contact the Affirmative Action Office at 494-7253 or aao@purdue.edu. 9-9:50 a.m.:  "Conducting Quality Interviews." 10-10:50 a.m.: "A Guide to Reference Checking." 11-11:50 a.m.: "Diversity in Employment."

-- 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.

All week

-- Exhibition: "Dried -- Cracked -- Wet -- Dripping -- Blooming Installations by Charles A. Gick." Internationally known artist and Purdue art and design professor. Stewart Center Gallery. 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.

-- 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.

Monday-Friday

-- Exhibition opening: Islamic architecture, curated by David Parrish, professor of art history. Includes photographs of Islamic architecture, examples of religious writings, and prayer rugs. Rueff Galleries, Pao Hall. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday. Purdue University Galleries, Patti and Rusty Rueff Department of Visual and Performing Arts. 49-62958. Nov. 5-23. (For curator lecture, see entry under Nov. 5.)

-- 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.

Through Friday

-- Open enrollment for flexible benefits -- medical insurance plan, etc. Human Resource Services. Packets were mailed Oct. 26; if you should have received one but did not, call 49-42222. Through Nov. 9. www.purdue.edu/benefits.

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