THIS WEEK AT THE UO.
Monday, April 14
Author event - 4:30 p.m. UO faculty authors from the Clark Honors College; Louise Bishop, "Words, Stones, & Herbs: The Healing Word in Medieval and Early Modern England"; and David Frank, "Frames of Evil: The Holocaust as Horror in American Film," will read from and discuss their works. Room 301, Chapman Hall. Free. 434-3228.
Wednesday, April 16
Speaker - Noon. Romance languages graduate student Yossa Vidal-Collados will discuss "Family and the State in the New Generation of Chilean Women Writers." Room 330, Hendricks Hall. Free. 346-5015.
Speaker - 6 p.m. Oregon paint makers Art and Diana Graham, owners of M. Graham & Company, will discuss art and paint making. Room 177, Lawrence Hall. Free. 434-3240.
Speaker - 6 p.m. Philosophy professor John Lysaker will discuss "Art: The Uncommitted Crime." Cheryl Ramberg Ford Lecture Hall, Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art. Free. 346-3027.
Speaker - 7 p.m. UCLA professor John Papadopoulos, of the Cotsen Institute of Archaeology, will discuss "Arthur Evans, the Palace of Minos at Knossos & the Dawn of European Civilization." Room 115, Lawrence Hall. Free. 346-4155.
Thursday, April 17
Conference - The theme of the 2008 HOPES Conference (Holistic Options for Planet Earth Sustainability) is "Drawing on Difference." The conference will addressways in which sustainability can be manifest today. Numerous workshops and speakers; continues through April 20. Lawrence Hall. Free for UO students and faculty, $5 to $65 for others. 517-0524.
Film - 6:30 p.m. The Mills International Center's A Night With Oscar film series presents "All about My Mother" (101 min., Spain). Mills International Center, Erb Memorial Union. Free. 346-0887.
Speaker - 7 p.m. Visiting artist Natalie Jeremijenko, whose background includes studies in biochemistry, physics, neuroscience and precision engineering, will discuss her work. Room 177, Lawrence Hall. Free. 346-3610.
Film - 7 p.m. Students for the Ethical Treatment of Animals will show the animal farming documentary "Peaceable Kingdom." A discussion session will follow. Room 100, Willamette Hall. Free. 513-3754.
Friday, April 18
Speaker - 11 a.m. Melanie Mintz, UO graduate and capital improvement program manager in El Cerrito, Calif., will discuss "Catching the Tiger By Its Tail: Public Works and the Environment." Room 119, Hendricks Hall. Free. 346-3635.
Speaker - 1 p.m. Shannon Bell will discuss "Our Roots Run Deep as Ironweed: Women and the Fight for Environmental Justice in the Appalachian Coalfields." Room 185, Lillis Hall. Free. 346-5059.
Ballroom dance - 7:30 p.m. Dress up or casual; leather-sole shoes advised. No partner necessary. Lessons during the first hour. Room 220, Gerlinger Hall, $5 general public, $4 students and UO faculty. 346-6025.
Saturday, April 19
Identification Day - 1-4 p.m. Specialists from the University of Oregon and Eugene community will be on hand to identify the age, use and origin of rocks, antiques, fabrics and other items such as baskets, bones and fossils. No appraisals will be provided at the event. UO Museum of Natural and Cultural History. $3 individual, $8 families, $2 children and seniors. Museum members and UO faculty, staff and students, free. 346-1671.
Workshop - 2 p.m. Artist, illustrator and painter Hap Reubens provides an overview of relief printmaking. Basement, UO Duck Store. Free. 434-3240.
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|Publication:||The Register-Guard (Eugene, OR)|
|Date:||Apr 13, 2008|