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February calendar of events

January 22, 2009


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


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.; (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.; (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.; (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  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.; (336) 758-5593

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Pam Barrett
(336) 758-5237

Kevin Cox
(336) 758-5237

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