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    An IU Alumni Association Constituent Publication

    The College
    Spring 1999


    
    

    Alumni Events

    Here is a sampling of lectures, conferences, seminars, and receptions sponsored by departments and programs within the College of Arts and Sciences between April 15 and Oct. 15, 1999. Alumni are welcome at all of these events.

    CENTRAL EURASIAN STUDIES
    April 17 - Hungarian Chair Conference (title TBA), Lindley Hall. Call (812) 855-2233.
    Sept. 9 - Department reception, IMU, University Club, 5:30-7:30 p.m. Call (812) 855-2398.
    Oct. 22 - Hungarian Uprising anniversary reception, IMU, University Club, 5:30-8 p.m. Call (812) 855-2398.
    Dec. 6 - Finnish Independence Day reception, IMU, University Club, 5:30-7:30 p.m. Call (812) 855-2398.

    CHEMISTRY
    April 21 - Ernest E. Campaigne Lecture, "Cascade Processes for Alkaloid Synthesis," presented by Albert Padwa, William Patterson Timmie Professor of Chemistry at Emory University, 4 p.m., Chemistry C122. Call (812) 855-6230.
    May 13-15 - Association of Indiana University Chemists' 50th Anniversary Symposium
    May 13 - Registration and reception, 6-9 p.m., IMU.
    May 14 - Four scientific sessions (Chemistry C122), followed by a cocktail hour and banquet at IMU.
    May 15 - Four talks involving junior faculty, followed by afternoon building tour and posters by current students. Call (812) 855-6230 or fax (812) 856-5050. Full program details and registration information are available on the IU Chemistry Web site: www.chem.indiana.edu/.

    COGNITIVE SCIENCE
    April 19 - Colloquium: Elke Weber, Department of Psychology, Ohio State University. Call (812) 855-2722.

    COMPARATIVE LITERATURE
    April - Annual spring reception. Call (812) 855-7070. Web site: www.indiana.edu/~complit.

    EAST ASIAN LANGUAGES & CULTURES
    April 16 - Colloquium: Mikhail Grigoriev, Moscow State University, "Japanese Fiction at a Turning Point: The End of 'Pure Literature'" at 12:15 p.m., Ballantine Hall 004. Call (812) 855-3765.

    FINE ARTS
    Through May 9 - School of Fine Arts Gallery, student exhibitions.
    Aug. 20-Oct. 2 - "Picturing Power: Posters of China's Cultural Revolution." Call (812) 855-849.

    FRENCH & ITALIAN
    Sept. 23-26 - Conference: "Women Seeking Expression: France 1789-1914." Call (812) 855-1088 or e-mail womconf@indiana.edu.
    Sept. - Dec. - Exhibition: "Women Seeking Expression: France 1789-1914" at the IU Lilly Library. Call (812) 855-1088.

    GEOLOGICAL SCIENCES
    Indiana University Geologic Field Station - 50th Anniversary Celebration. July 4 - "Landowners Day." Afternoon pig roast for Montana landowners, former IU Geological Field Station faculty and staff, and IUGFS alumni and friends. Presentations to landowners and former faculty and staff.
    July 10-11 - "Faculty Alumni Weekend." Formal alumni gathering. Lectures, field trips, presentations to alumni.
    Aug. 15-18 - "Alumni Reunion Week." Laid-back time for alumni to come visit and enjoy the field station after the students are gone. For more information, contact Dick Gibson at (303) 278-0867; after May 1, (406) 286-3323; or rigibson@earthlink.net or www2.csn.net/~rigibson/gibcons2.shtml.

    GERMANIC STUDIES
    April 22 - Annual departmental honors and awards reception, 5-7:30 p.m., IMU Faculty Club (upstairs). Call (812) 855-1080.

    HISTORY
    April 21 - Annual Awards Luncheon for undergraduate and graduate history majors. Frangipani Room, IMU, 11:45 a.m. Call (812) 855-3236.

    JEWISH STUDIES
    April 15 - The Simona and Hart Hasten 1999 Visiting Fellows Program. Lecture by Avivah Gottlieb Zornberg, "Through the Looking Glass: Women in the Exodus Narrative," 7:30 p.m., Helene G. Simon Hillel Center, 730 E. 3rd St., Bloomington. Call (812) 855-0453.
    April 20 - Annual Jewish studies student/ faculty dinner. Call (812) 855-0453.
    May 7 - Dessert in honor of 1999 Jewish studies graduates and their families. Call (812) 855-0453.

    MATHEMATICS
    April - Annual mathematics awards presentation honoring faculty, graduates, and undergraduates. Call (812) 855-2645.

    POLITICAL SCIENCE
    April 15 - Political science alumni reception, Palmer House, Chicago, 6-8 p.m. Call (812) 855-6308. Sept. 3 - Political science alumni reception, 6-8 p.m., Atlanta, American Political Science Association. Call (812) 855-6308.
    RELIGIOUS STUDIES
    April 24 - Religious studies alumni brunch and lectures, Columbia Club, Indianapolis, 11 a.m.- 2 p.m. Alumni are encouraged to attend this free event and meet current faculty and students. Featured speakers will be Ann Mongoven, who will speak about the ethical issues raised by the treatment of the natural environment, and David Haberman, who will address the question "What happens when rivers in India - which are also goddesses - become polluted?" If you are interested in attending and would like to be sent an invitation with more information, call (812) 855-3531 or e-mail: cdowd@indiana.edu.

    TELECOMMUNICATIONS
    June 21-25 - Two video/multimedia production workshops presented by instructor Ron Osgood. Call (812) 855-6329.

    
    	

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