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October 31, 2005

SMU EVENTS: NOV. 6 — NOV. 12

November 6 and November 10-13

  •  Concert: “Fall Dance Concert,” presented by SMU Meadows Dance Ensemble, 2 p.m. Sunday, 8 p.m. Thursday- Saturday. SMU Owen Arts Center, Bob Hope Theatre, 6101 Bishop Blvd. $12 adult, $9 senior, $6 SMU faculty/staff/students. For more information, call 214-768-2787.
     
  •  Concert: “Gloria,” written by John Rutter, performed by SMU Meadows Concert Choir and Choral Union, 7:30 p.m., Owen Arts Center, Caruth Auditorium, 6101 Bishop Blvd. Free and open to the public. For more information, call 214-768-1951.

November 6 - December 3

  •  Exhibition: “John Lincoln: The New York and Paris Drawings,” Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday; 11a.m.- 5 p.m., Saturday 1 p.m.- 5 p.m., SMU Pollock Gallery, Hughes-Trigg Student Center, 3140 Dyer Street. Free and open to the public. For more information, call 214-768-4439.

November 6 - November 14

  •  Homecoming Exhibit: Homecoming memorabilia from SMU's history, including yearbooks from current reunion classes. Mon.-Thurs. 8-2 a.m.; Fri. 8-12 a.m.; Sat. 9-12 a.m.; and Sun. 1-2 a.m. Fondren Library, 6414 Hilltop Ln. For more information, call 214-768-3225.

November 7

  • The Godbey Lecture Series: “Jane Austen and the Classroom of Manners,” Michael Holahan, associate professor of English, 11 a.m.-1 p.m., Maggiano’s, 205 NorthPark Ctr., Dallas. Cost: $96 for members, $121 for nonmembers, includes lunch. Series continues Mondays, November 14 and 21. For more information, call Judy King at 214-768-2532.

November 7 - February 23

  •  Exhibition: "Colonial Encounters: Europeans and Native Americans," DeGolyer Library, 6404 Hilltop Lane, Mon.- Fri. 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Free and open to the public. For more information, please call 214-768-2012.

November 7 - December 9

  •  Exhibition: “A Heavenly Craft: The Woodcut in Early Printed Books,”
    Mon.- Fri. 8-5 p.m. and Sat. 10-5 p.m., Elizabeth Perkins Prothro Galleries, SMU’s Bridwell Library, 6005 Bishop Blvd. Free and open to the public. For more information, call Dennis Maust at 214-768-3483.

November 8

  •  The Godbey Lecture Series: “Weird Books of the Bible,” Serge Frolov, SMU assistant professor of religion, 11 a.m. lecture- 12 p.m. lunch, Maggiano’s, 205 NorthPark Ctr., Dallas. Cost: $125 for members, $150 for nonmembers, includes lunch. For more information, call Judy King at 214-768-2532.

November 9

  • Brown Bag Lecture Series: “Border Citizens: Race, Labor, and Citizenship in South-Central Arizona,” Eric Meeks, 2005-2006 Bill and Rita Clements Research Fellow for the Study of Southwestern America, presented by William P. Clements Center for Southwest Studies, 12 p.m., DeGolyer Library, Texana Room, 6404 Hilltop Lane. Free and open to the public. For more information, call 214-768-3684.

  • Poetry: “A Time for Love,” African-American Poetry presented by the SMU Master of Liberal Art’s, African-American Literature and Folklore Class. 7 -9 p.m., Hughes-Trigg Student Center, Varsity, 3140 Dyer Street. Free and open to the pubic. For more information, call Candice Bledsoe at 214-768-2945.

  • Concert: “Meadows Percussion Ensemble Concert,” featuring both new and traditional percussion works from around the world. 8 p.m., SMU Owen Arts Center, Caruth Auditorium, 6101 Bishop Blvd. Free and open to the public. For more information, call 214-768-1951.

November 10

  •  The Godbey Lecture Series Day Tour: “Historical Gems of Waxahachie.” Group will leave SMU at 9 a.m. by private motor coach, tour two historic homes and the courthouse, have lunch at The Dove’s Nest, and visit a few of the quaint shops on the town square before returning to SMU by 4 p.m. Cost: $98 for members and non-members, includes lunch and transportation. For more information, call Judy King at 214-768-2532.
     
  •  Award Presentation and Lecture: “William P. Clements Prize for the Best Non-Fiction Book on Southwestern America,” will be presented to Jefferson Morgenthaler, author of The River Has Never Divided Us. Sponsored by SMU's Clements Center for Southwest Studies. 5:30 p.m. reception, 6 p.m. lecture, followed by book signing. DeGolyer Library, 6404 Hilltop Lane. Free and open to the public, though registration is required. For more information, call (214) 768-3684 or visit the website at smu.edu/swcenter.
     
  •  Visiting Artist Lecture Series: “ Heide Fasnacht,” whose work is based on images from scientific observation, and presents natural phenomena in the form of static images. Presented by SMU Division of Art, Meadows School of the Arts. 6:30 p.m., Meadows Museum, 5900 Bishop Blvd. Free, and open to the public. For more information, call 214-768-2489.

November 10- November 13

  •  Exhibition: “Weaving the Legend of Don Quijote: 18th Century Tapestries From the Royal Court of Spain,” SMU Meadows Museum, 5900 Bishop Blvd. Daytime ticket prices: $8 per person for ages 12 and up; free on Thurs. nights after 5 p.m.; always free for members, SMU faculty/staff/students and children under 12.
    For more information, call 214-768-2516.

November 10- November 27

  •  Exhibition: “Drawing from Life: Steve Mumford in Iraq, 2003-2004,” SMU Meadows Museum, 5900 Bishop Blvd. Daytime ticket prices: $8 per person for ages 12 and up; free on Thurs. nights after 5 p.m.; always free for members, SMU faculty/staff/students and children under 12. For more information, call 214-768-2516.

November 10- November 20

  •  Main Stage Series: “Three Sisters,” written by Anton Chekhov, directed by Professor Rhonda Blair, SMU Division of Theatre, Meadows School of the Arts. 8 p.m. Thursday-Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday. Greer Garson Theatre, 6100 Hillcrest Avenue, $12 adult, $9 senior, $6 SMU faculty/staff/students. For more information, call 214-768-2787.

November 11

  • Gallery Talk: “Drawing from Life: Steve Mumford in Iraq,” A. Kate Sheerin, assistant curator of the Meadows Museum will investigate Steve Mumford’s stirring drawings made during a ten-month sojourn in Iraq. 12:15 p.m., Meadows Musuem, 5900 Bishop Blvd. Daytime ticket prices: $8 per person for ages 12 and up; free for members, SMU faculty/staff/students and children under 12. For more information, call 214-768-2516.
     
  •  Concert: “Diversions and Dances,” featuring SMU Meadows Wind Ensemble, 8 p.m., Owen Arts Center, Caruth Auditorium, 6101 Bishop Blvd. $12 adult, $9 senior, $6 SMU faculty/staff/students. For more information, call 214-768-2787.

November 11-12 and 18-19

  •  Film Festival: “ Second Annual Japanese Film Festival,” presented by SMU Japan Club. Features films include Sumo Do Sumo Don't, Crying Out Love in the Center of the World, Go and Steamboy. 6:30 p.m., Dallas Hall, third floorMcCord Auditorium, 3225 University Boulevard. Free and open to the public. For more information, call 214-468-3143.

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