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October Calendar of Events

OCTOBER 5
Women's Cross Country Fall Foliage Frolic at Williams, noon.

Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics Seminar "Regulation of the Hypothalamic Pituitary Thyroid Axis and the Proconverting Enzymes PC1 and PC2 by Leptin," Eduardo A. Nillni, associate professor of medicine, Brown University School of Medicine. For information, call (617) 636-6897. M&V 226, 2 p.m. Boston campus.

Philosophy Fall Lecture Series on Evolution, Mind and Freedom "Reheeding Ryle: The Temporality of Intelligent Action," Prof. Victoria McGeer, Department of Philosophy, Australian National University. Barnum 008, 4 p.m.

Volleyball NESCAC Weekend at Bowdoin, through October 6.

OCTOBER 6
Men's Cross Country Fall Foliage Frolic at Williams, noon.

Men's Soccer Bowdoin at Tufts, Kraft Field, noon.

Field Hockey Bowdoin at Tufts, Huskins Field, 1 p.m.

Women's Tennis Bowdoin at Tufts, Voute Courts, 1 p.m.

Football Bowdoin at Tufts, Ellis Oval, 1:30 p.m.

Women's Soccer Bowdoin at Tufts, Kraft Field, 2:30 p.m. top

OCTOBER 7
Crew Head of the Connecticut, Wesleyan University, Middletown, Conn., 8:30 a.m. top

October 8
Columbus Day University holiday; no classes.

Women's Tennis Smith at Tufts, Voute Courts, 1 p.m. top

OCTOBER 9
Field Hockey Tufts at Wesleyan, 3:30 p.m.

Women's Soccer Amherst at Tufts, Kraft Field, 4 p.m. top

OCTOBER 10
Men's Soccer Wesleyan at Tufts, Kraft Field, 3:30 p.m.

University Chaplaincy "Tea-ological Thoughts with the Chaplains: An Interfaith Dialogue on Emerging Topics," the Rev. Patricia Kepler, interim university chaplain; the Rev. Steven Bonsey, associate Protestant chaplain; the Rev. David O'Leary, associate Catholic chaplain; Rabbi Jeffrey Summit, associate Jewish chaplain. Goddard Chapel lounge, 4 p.m.

Volleyball Tufts at Clark, 7 p.m.

The Wright Lectures on Cosmic Evolution "The Birth and Death of Stars and Planets," Stephen McMillan, stellar astronomer, Drexel University, and Debra Colodner, geochemist, Biosphere2/Colombia. Hosted by Eric Chaisson, director of the Wright Center for Science Education at Tufts. Museum of Science, Cahners Auditorium, Boston, 7-9 p.m. Free. top

OCTOBER 11
Noon Hour Concert Featuring Barbara Englesberg, violin; Esther Ning Yao, piano. Goddard Chapel, 12:30-1 p.m.

Romance Languages French Table for faculty and staff. Laminan Lounge, Olin Center, 1-2 p.m. For more information, e-mail ehenein@emerald.tufts.edu

Immunology "How Cells Read TGF-b Signals," Dr. Joan Massagué, Department of Cell Biology & Genetics, Sloan Kettering Cancer Center. Stearns Auditorium, 171 Harrison Ave., 4 p.m. Boston campus.

Field Hockey Wheaton at Tufts, Huskins Field, 4 p.m.

Women's Soccer Simmons at Tufts, Kraft Field, 4 p.m.

Chaplain's Table on the Sesquicentennial "Qu'ran and Islamic Traditions: Winds of Change," Farzin Vahdat, lecturer in comparative religion. Dewick MacPhie Conference Room, 5-7 p.m. top

OCTOBER 12
Parents Weekend Medford/Somerville campus; through October 14. For a complete listing of events, visit www.tufts.edu/tufts_tomorrow/tuftsfund/parents

Women's Cross Country New England Championship at Franklin Park, Boston, noon.

Men's Cross Country New England Championship at Franklin Park, Boston, 1 p.m.

Volleyball NESCAC Weekend, Cousens Gym; through October 13.

Annual Veterinary Alumni Reunion & Comeback Sheraton Boston Hotel, 6 p.m. For information, call (508) 839-7909 or e-mail VetAlumni@Tufts.Edu

Concert "Sesquicentennial Surprises: Musical Treasures Celebrating 150 Years at Tufts," eight of the music department's ensembles join in this free concert that is an annual highlight of Parents Weekend. This year's performance will include music by the New Music Ensemble, the Jazz Big Band, the Chorale, the Chamber Singers, the Orchestra, the Flute Ensemble, Kiniwe and the Tufts Third Day Gospel Choir. Cohen Auditorium, 8 p.m. top

OCTOBER 13
Crew New Hampshire Championships at Manchester, 8:30 a.m.

Women's Soccer Trinity at Tufts, Kraft Field, 11 a.m.

Field Hockey Trinity at Tufts, Huskins Field, 1 p.m.

Men's Soccer Trinity at Tufts, Kraft Field, 1:30 p.m.

Football Trinity at Tufts, Ellis Oval, 1:30 p.m. top

OCTOBER 16
Academic Calendar Last day for Liberal Arts and Engineering students to make up incomplete grades from Spring 2001. Engineering and Liberal Arts first-semester, first years doing less than C- work to be reported to Dowling Hall.

Nutrition Brown Bag Seminar "Corporate Activities in Zones of Conflict: Options for Breaking the Cycle of Conflict," Luc Zandvliet, MAHA project director, Corporate Engagement Project, Collaborative for Development Action, Cambridge, Mass. Zamperelli Room, Mayer Campus Center, noon-1:30 p.m.

Chemistry Seminar "When Bigger Isn't Better: Crystal Structure of Class II Ribonucleotide Reductase," Prof. Catherine Drennan, MIT. Pearson Chemistry Building, Room P-106, 4:30 p.m.

Volleyball Tufts at Brandeis, 7 p.m.

Africana Film Festival "Quilombo," this tale of Afro-Brazilian slaves who defy their Portuguese masters and start their own nation in the jungle is directed by Carlos Diegues, with a musical score by Gilberto Gil. Room 314, Tisch Library Media Center, 8:30 p.m. top

OCTOBER 17
Men's Soccer Johnson & Wales at Tufts, Kraft Field, 2:30 p.m.

University Chaplaincy "Tea-ological Thoughts with the Chaplains: An Interfaith Dialogue on Emerging Topics," Rabbi Jeffrey Summit. Goddard Chapel lounge, 4 p.m.

Field Hockey Amherst at Tufts, Huskins Field, 4 p.m.

The Wright Lectures on Cosmic Evolution "The Origin and Evolution of Life on Earth," David Deamer, biochemist, University of California at Santa Cruz, and Christopher Wills, biologist, University of California at San Diego. Hosted by Eric Chaisson, director of the Wright Center for Science Education at Tufts. Museum of Science, Cahners Auditorium, Boston, 7-9 p.m. Free. top

OCTOBER 18
Noon Hour Concert Featuring Nora Lee Walker, viola; Jennifer Kean, piano. Goddard Chapel, 12:30-1 p.m.

Romance Languages French Table for faculty and staff. Laminan Lounge, Olin Center, 1-2 p.m. For more information, e-mail ehenein@emerald.tufts.edu

Immunology "Matrix Metalloproteinases in the Pathogenesis of Lyme Arthritis," Dr. Linden Hu, Department of Medicine, New England Medical Center. Stearns Auditorium, 171 Harrison Ave., 4 p.m. Boston campus.

Chaplain's Table on the Sesquicentennial "Religious Music—Universal Through Time," Rabbi Jeffrey Summit, associate chaplain and lecturer, Judaic studies. Dewick MacPhie Conference Room, 5-7 p.m.

University Gallery "Alumni/ae Juried Exhibition," featuring works of 45 Tufts alumni selected by three jurors, who viewed more than 150 entries. University Gallery, Aidekman Arts Center, through December 9. Opening reception is October 18 from 5-8 p.m., with entertainment provided by Tufts music department ensembles and composers. Gallery hours are Wednesday through Saturday from noon to 8 p.m. and Sunday from noon to 5. Admission is free and open to the public. For more information, call the gallery at (617) 627-3518 or visit the gallery web site at www.tufts.edu/as/gallery

Women's Soccer Tufts at WPI, 7 p.m. top

OCTOBER 19
Women's Tennis New England Championships; through October 21.

Volleyball Hall of Fame Tournament at Smith/Mt.Holyoke; through October 20.

Mathematics Colloquium "Mathematics and Music," Kresimir Josic, Boston University. Bromfield-Pearson 101, 3 p.m.

Concert "Settings of the Same, Parlour Music on Professors Row," four Tufts composers present songs composed on the same text, W.B. Yeats' "Death" (1929). Composers include Sinan Dora, Luis Gonzalez, John McDonald and Todd Nocera. Featuring Aaron Engebreth, baritone, and John McDonald, piano. Lewis House, 20 Professors Row, 3 p.m. top

OCTOBER 20
Women's Soccer Tufts at Williams, 11 a.m.

Field Hockey Tufts at Williams, 11 a.m.

Men's Cross Country Saratoga Springs Invitational, 1 p.m.

Men's Soccer Tufts at Williams, 1 p.m.

Football Tufts at Williams, 2 p.m.

Crew Head of the Charles, Cambridge, Mass.; through October 21. top

OCTOBER 23
Nutrition Brown Bag Seminar "Working with New Crops and New Farmers in Massachusetts," Frank Mangan, Department of Plant and Soil Sciences, University of Massachusetts, Amherst. Large Conference Room, Mayer Campus Center, noon-1:30 p.m.

Men's Soccer Tufts at Gordon, 2 p.m.

Chemistry Seminar "The Emergence of New Therapeutic Targets for Parkinson's Disease," Prof. Peter Lansbury Jr., Harvard Medical School and Brigham & Women's Hospital. Pearson Chemistry Building, Room P-106, 4:30 p.m.

Field Hockey NESCAC Playoffs first round.

Women's Soccer NESCAC Playoffs first round.

Africana Film Festival "Family Across the Sea" explores the connections between the Gullah people of South Carolina's barrier islands and the people of Sierra Leone. Room 314, Tisch Library Media Center, 8:30 p.m. top

OCTOBER 24
University Chaplaincy "Tea-ological Thoughts with the Chaplains: An Interfaith Dialogue on Emerging Topics," the Rev. David O'Leary. Goddard Chapel lounge, 4 p.m.

The Wright Lectures on Cosmic Evolution "The Onset of Civilization and Propects for the Future," Brian Fagan, anthropologist, University of California at Santa Barbara, and Mary Evelyn Tucker, historian/ecologist, Bucknell University. Hosted by Eric Chaisson, director of the Wright Center for Science Education at Tufts. Museum of Science, Cahners Auditorium, Boston, 7-9 p.m. Free.

Concert "Spirits in the Winds," the Tufts Wind Ensemble performs "Incantation and Dance" by John Barnes Chance, John Williams' "Hymn to New England" and new music by David Holsinger, among others. Cohen Auditorium, 8 p.m. top

OCTOBER 25
Noon Hour Concert Featuring Michael S. Milnarki, tuba; Sanae Kanda, piano. Goddard Chapel, 12:30-1 p.m.

Romance Languages French Table for faculty and staff. Laminan Lounge, Olin Center, 1-2 p.m. For more information, e-mail ehenein@emerald.tufts.edu

Immunology "MHC Proteins, T Cell Receptors and the Biochemistry of Immune Recognition," Dr. Lawrence J. Stern, Department of Chemistry, MIT. Stearns Auditorium, 171 Harrison Ave., 4 p.m. Boston campus.

Chaplain's Table on the Sesquicentennial "Religion in Contemporary Japan," Gary Leupp, associate professor of history at Tufts. Dewick MacPhie Conference Room, 5-7 p.m.

Volleyball MIT at Tufts, Cousens Gym, 7 p.m.

Balch Arena Theater William Shakespeare's "Romeo & Juliet,"directed by Anthony Cornish. October 25-27 at 8 p.m.; November 1-2 at 8 p.m.; November 3 at 2 and 8 p.m. Tickets are $10 for the general public; $6 for senior citizens; $5 with a valid Tufts ID. All tickets for October 25 are $3. All tickets for November 1 are $1. Group rates are available for groups of 10 or more. Tickets may be purchased by phone from the theater box office, Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. by calling (617) 627-3493. For more information, visit www.tufts.edu/as/drama. top

OCTOBER 26
Homecoming Through October 28. For information about the weekend's events, visit www.tufts.edu/alumni top

OCTOBER 27
Crew MIT/Tufts Novice Regatta at Cambridge, Mass., 7 a.m.

Men's Cross Country NESCAC Championship at Bowdoin, noon.

Women's Cross Country NESCAC Championship at Bowdoin, noon.

Homecoming Football Game Amherst at Tufts, 1:30 p.m.

Men's Soccer Connecticut College at Tufts, Kraft Field, 2 p.m. top

OCTOBER 28
Crew NESCAC Novice Championships at Wesleyan University, Middletown, Conn., 9 a.m. top

OCTOBER 29
Faculty Recital Saxophonist Kenneth Radnofsky and pianist John McDonald perform works by Harbison, Rachmaninoff and Schuller. Alumnae Lounge, 8 p.m. top

OCTOBER 30
Nutrition Brown Bag Seminar "Scaling Up Nutrition Programs," Thomas J. Marchione, evaluation officer and nutrition adviser to the Bureau for Humanitarian Response, U.S. Agency for International Development, and author of Scaling Up and Scaling Down: Overcoming Malnutrition in Developing Countries. Large Conference Room, Mayer Campus Center, noon-1:30 p.m.

Chemistry Seminar "Molecular Structure and Dynamics in Solution Observed Through Two-Dimensional Infrared Spectroscopy," Prof. Andrei Tokmakoff, MIT. Pearson Chemistry Building, Room P-106, 4:30 p.m.

Africana Film Festival "Bahia—Africa in the Americas," this 1988 documentary by Geovanni and Michael Brewer looks at the Brazilian state of Bahia, "the capital of African culture in the Americas." It is narrated by Brock Peters. Room 314, Tisch Library Media Center, 8:30 p.m. top

OCTOBER 31
University Chaplaincy "Tea-ological Thoughts with the Chaplains: An Interfaith Dialogue on Emerging Topics," the Rev. Patricia Kepler, interim university chaplain. Goddard Chapel lounge, 4 p.m. top

NOVEMBER CALENDAR OF EVENTS

NOVEMBER 1
Noon Hour Concert Featuring Rebecca Katsenes, unaccompanied violin. Goddard Chapel, 12:30-1 p.m.

Romance Languages French Table for faculty and staff. Laminan Lounge, Olin Center, 1-2 p.m. For more information, e-mail ehenein@emerald.tufts.edu

Chaplain's Table on the Sesquicentennial "Race and Religion: Setting Tomorrow's Special Agenda," Peter Thuesen, assistant professor of comparative religion at Tufts. Dewick MacPhie Conference Room, 5-7 p.m. top

Editor’s note: The deadline for Calendar submissions for the November 2 issue of the Tufts Journal is Monday, October 22. Submissions may be e-mailed to barbara.lewis@tufts.edu or you may send Calendar announcements to Barbara Lewis, Office of Publications, 200 Boston Ave., Medford campus.

As the university celebrates its sesquicentennial during the 2001-2002 academic year, a number of events revolve around the 150th anniversary of Tufts. For more information about sesquicentennial events, visit the web site celebrate150.tufts.edu top