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January 22, 2009

EXHIBITS

Through March 6

Exhibit: “LA Woman: A Gallerist’s Eye.”  Charlotte & Philip Hanes Art Gallery, Mezzanine Gallery.  10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Monday - Friday and 1 p.m. - 5 p.m. Saturday - Sunday.  Exhibit features six Los Angeles artists represented by Mary Leigh Cherry, Wake Forest graduate and director of the Cherry and Martin Art Gallery in Los Angeles. 

Free. (336) 758-5585

Through March 22

Exhibit: “WFU Art Department Exhibition.”  Charlotte & Philip Hanes Art Gallery.  10 a.m. - 5 p.m.  Monday - Friday and 1 p.m. - 5 p.m.  Saturday - Sunday.  Exhibit features 40 multimedia works by 13 Wake Forest art department faculty and staff members. 

Free. (336) 758-5585

Through May 16

Exhibit: “Korean Funerary Figures: Companions for the Journey to the Other World.”  Museum of Anthropology.  10 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Tuesday - Saturday.  Bilingual (English/Korean) traveling exhibit features 19th and early 20th-century Korean funerary figures exhibited outside of Korea for the first time.  Opening reception:  Jan. 21, 6 p.m.

Free.  (336) 758-5282

FEBRUARY EVENTS

Feb. 2

Lecture: “Reprogenetics in America: Values in Search of Public Policy.”  3:45 p.m. - 5 p.m.  Greene Hall, Room 313.  Features Suzanne Holland, professor of ethics and chair of religion, University of Puget Sound.

Free.  (336) 758-3155

Lecture: “The Obama Transition: Hitting the Ground Running” with Stephen Hess.  5 p.m.  Annenberg Forum, Carswell Hall, Room 111.  Features Stephen Hess of The Brookings Institution.  Part of “Challenges Facing the New President” lecture series.

Free.  (336) 758-5449

Feb. 3 

Lecture: “Indigenous Land Rights and Culturally Based Land Use: An International Perspective.”  4:30 p.m., Wingate Hall, Room 302.  Features Kauila Clark, chair elect, National Health Center Organization, Hawaii.

Free.  (336) 758-7169

Music: Faculty Wind Quintet Concert.  7:30 p.m.  Brendle Recital Hall.  Features Kathryn Levy, flute; Anna Lampidis, oboe; Eileen Young, clarinet; Rebecca Libera, bassoon; and Bob Campbell, horn.

Free.  (336) 758-5364

Feb. 5

Film: “My Father.” 7 p.m.  Reynolda House Museum of American Art.  Film series in conjunction with Museum of Anthropology’s Korean Funerary Figures exhibit.  Film discussion to follow.

Free. (336) 758-5282

Music: Guest Performance by Lutist Claudio Hernandez.  7:30 p.m.  Brendle Recital Hall. 

Free.  (336) 758-5364

Feb. 6

Symposium:  “Regenerative Medicine—The Crossroads.”  8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.  Worrell Professional Center, Room 1312.  Symposium on legal, medical, business and ethical aspects of regenerative medicine featuring keynote address by Dr. Anthony Atala, Wake Forest Institute of Regenerative Medicine. 

Free.  http://ipjournal.law.wfu.edu/symposium/; (336) 758-5719

Other:  A Conversation with Indra Nooyi, Chairman and CEO, Pepsico.  7 p.m.  Wait Chapel.  Maria Bartiromo, business news anchor from CNBC will discuss current business issues with Indra Nooyi.  Part of Babcock Graduate School of Management’s MBA Marketing Summit. 

Free.  marketingsummit@mba.wfu.edu; (336) 758-3559

Feb. 8 

Music: Faculty Recital.  3 p.m.  Brendle Recital Hall.  Features Richard Heard, tenor; Barbara Caprilli, soprano; and Pamela Howland, piano.

Free.  (336) 758-5364

Feb. 10

Voices of Our Time: “Fulfilling the Promise: David Gergen on the New American President.”  6 p.m.  Wait Chapel.  Features noted political expert David Gergen.  In conjunction with “Challenges Facing the New President” lecture series.

Free.  (336) 758-3531

Feb. 11

Museum Lecture:  LA Woman: A Gallerist’s Eye with Mary Leigh Cherry.  Noon - 1 p.m.  Scales Fine Arts Center, Art Department, Room 9.  Features Mary Leigh Cherry, Wake Forest alumna and co-owner of Cherry and Martin Art Gallery.

Free.  (336) 758-5585

Museum Lecture: “Journey to the Grave, Dance to Paradise: Shamanic Rituals for the Dead.”  7:30 p.m.  Museum of Anthropology.  Features Younjung Kim of Greensboro performing a shamanic Salpooli (Spirit Cleansing) dance and lecture by Laurel Kendall, curator of Asian ethnography at the American Museum of Natural History. 

Free.  (336) 758-5282

Feb. 12

Black History Month Lecture: “African American Choreographers.”  3 p.m.  Z. Smith Reynolds Library, Room 204.  Features Nina Lucas, associate professor of dance, Wake Forest.

Free.  (336) 758-4931

Film: “Between.”  7 p.m.  Reynolda House Museum of American Art.  Film series in conjunction with Museum of Anthropology’s Korean Funerary Figures exhibit.  Film discussion to follow.

Free. (336) 758-5282

Feb. 13-14, 18-22

Play: “The Underpants.”  7:30 p.m.  Feb. 13-14, 18-21; 2 p.m. Feb. 22.  MainStage Theatre.  Carl Sternheim comedy adapted by Steve Martin.

$12; $10 senior citizens; $5 students.  (336) 758-5295

Feb. 16

Poetry Reading:  “Here, Bullet” with Brian Turner.  7 p.m.  Reynolda House.  Features soldier/poet Brian Turner reading from his first-person account of the Iraq War

Part of Wake Forest’s Dillon Johnston Writers Reading Series.

Free.  (336) 758-5150

Feb. 17

Panel Discussion: “Looking to the Future:  Will Young People Stay Involved in Politics?”   5 p.m.  Benson University Center, Room 401.  Features Wake Forest student leaders from the College Democrats, Republicans and Libertarians.  Part of “Challenges Facing the New President” lecture series.

Free. (336) 758-5449

Lecture: “Gender: The Future: Children, Prostitution and Pornography.” 7 p.m.  Worrell Professional Center, Room 1312.  Features Catharine MacKinnon, professor, University of Michigan Law School.

Free.  (336) 758-3533

Feb. 19

Secrest Artists Series: Alison Balsom & Ensemble.  7:30 p.m.  Brendle Recital Hall.  Pre-performance Secrest Signature Talk with Kevin Bowen, director of bands and instructor of trumpet, Wake Forest, 6:40 p.m., Scales Fine Arts Center, Room 208. 

$16/$13 for non-WFU students and seniors.  (336) 758-5295 

Feb. 20

Lecture: “Why Sustainability? Learning Why Sustainability is the Key Skill to Create Organizational Change.”  4 p.m. - 6 p.m., DeTamble Auditorim, Tribble Hall.  Features Michelle Dyer, Second Nature.     

Free.  http://pdc.wfu.edu/class/594; (336) 758-5131

Feb. 21

Music Competition: 32nd Annual Lucille S. Harris and Christopher Giles Competitions in Musical Performance.  Brendle Recital Hall.  1 p.m.; open competition.  7 p.m.; piano competition.

Free.  (336) 758-5364

Feb. 22

Family: Cultures Up Close Workshop: Korean Kites.  2:30 p.m. - 4 p.m.  Museum of Anthropology.  Workshop for elementary-age children and accompanying adults featuring a learning activity and craft.  Topic details at wfu.edu/moa.  Limited space; registration required. 

$7/child; $5/child MOA Friends; adults free.  (336) 758-5282

Feb. 23

Symposium:  “Juicy Ethics.”  5 p.m. - 8 p.m.  Annenberg Forum, Carswell Hall, Room 111.  A symposium on ethics and the Internet with Wake Forest students and faculty.

Free.  (336) 758-4441

Lecture:  South Asia, Kashmir and the Movement of Material Culture.  6 p.m.  DeTamble Auditorium, Tribble Hall.  Features Chitralekha Zutshi, The College of William & Mary.  Part of “Borderlands in World History” series.

Free.  (336) 758-3092

Feb. 24

Music: University Orchestra Concert.  7:30 p.m.  Brendle Recital Hall.  Features Concerto Competition Winners: Evelyn Eisele, piano; Daniel Ruehr, violin; Andre Nguyen, clarinet; Meghan Wilson, oboe.

Free.  (336) 758-5364

Feb. 25

Book Talk: “Queen of the Oil Club: The Intrepid Wanda Jablonksi and the Power of Information.”  4:30 p.m.  Ammons Lounge, Tribble Hall, Room A107.Features author Anna Rubino.  

Free. (336) 758-3758

Feb. 26

Founder’s Day Convocation: “Weathering Wake, The African American Experience.  4 p.m. Wait Chapel.  Featuring Anthony Parent, professor of history.

Free.  (336) 758-3531

Feb. 28

Workshop: How to Grow Food.   9 a.m. - 4 p.m.  Reynolda Gardens, Education Wing.  Workshop on learning to plan, plant and maintain a four-season vegetable garden. 

$65.  www.reynoldagardens.org; (336) 758-5593

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