Monday, September 26, 2016

November 2010 Events Calendar

For more events, go to the Tufts University Events website.

November 1

Tufts STEM Education Lecture Series “How Can We Help People Develop Creativity?” with Janet Kolodner, author of Case-Based Reasoning, which synthesizes work across the field of case-based reasoning from its inception to 1993. Co-sponsored by the Tufts Center for Engineering Education and Outreach and the Department of Education. Register at http://stemlecture3janetkolodner.eventbrite.com/. For more information, contact lori.jackson@tufts.edu. Open to the public. Anderson Hall, Nelson Auditorium, 4–5:30 p.m.

Renovating Walden An immersive and participatory installation spearheaded by noted American artists J. Morgan Puett and Mark Dion, exploring the meanings, readings and misreadings that Henry David Thoreau’s Walden has spawned. The installation will function as a kind of stage set animated by an extensive program of mid-day and early evening topical conversations, modeled after the 19th-century lyceum, that are open to the public and will feature members of the Tufts faculty from the School of Arts and Sciences. Aidekman Arts Center, Tisch Gallery, through November 14. Gallery hours are Tuesday through Sunday, 11 a.m.–5 p.m., and Thursdays until 8 p.m. For information, call 617.627.3518 or go to http://ase.tufts.edu/gallery/exhibitions/exhibitions.html.

Mexico Beyond Its Revolution This thematic examination of Mexican art from the past century celebrates the centennial of the Mexican Revolution as well as the bicentennial of its independence from Spain. The exhibition is guest curated by Adriana Zavala, associate professor of art history and a specialist in modern Latin American art. The 38 works exemplify the ways that artists have historically lived and expressed the “revolution” in all its permutations, but also the ways in which art and the nation have transcended the Mexican Revolution. Aidekman Arts Center, Koppelman Gallery, through November 14. Gallery hours are Tuesday through Sunday, 11 a.m.–5 p.m. and Thursdays until 8 p.m. For information, call 617.627.3518 or go to http://ase.tufts.edu/gallery/exhibitions/exhibitions.html.

Laurence Salzmann: Echele Ganas (Do Your Best): A Life Left Behind A companion exhibition to Mexico Beyond Its RevolutionEchele Ganas is a photography and video project completed between 2004 and 2008 that portrays the life of villagers in the mountainous region of La Sierra de Norte in the state of Puebla, Mexico. Aidekman Arts Center, Remis Sculpture Court, through December 19. Gallery hours are Tuesday through Sunday, 11 a.m.–5 p.m. and Thursdays until 8 p.m. For information, call 617.627.3518 or go to http://ase.tufts.edu/gallery/exhibitions/exhibitions.html.

Through Veteran’s Eyes: The Iraq and Afghanistan Experience An exhibition curated by Professor Emeritus Larry Minear. Aidekman Arts Center, Slater Concourse Gallery. Gallery hours are Tuesday through Sunday, 11 a.m.–5 p.m. and Thursdays until 8 p.m. For information, call 617.627.3518 or go to http://ase.tufts.edu/gallery/exhibitions/exhibitions.html.

November 2

Division of Infectious Diseases Work in Progress Seminar “Anti-TcdB Antibodies, But Not Anti-TcdA, Prevent Development in Severe CDI,” with Jenny Steele, doctoral student; “Developing Therapeutic Antibodies for the Treatment of Clostridium Difficile,” with Diane Schmidt, postdoctoral fellow. Pizza provided. Building 20, Conference Room, noon–1 p.m. Grafton campus.

Renovating Walden Salon “Out in front (a little to the left),” part of the salon series. Students from the Tufts Dance Ensemble, under the direction of Daniel McCusker, perform excerpts from a work in progress. Aidekman Arts Center, Tufts Art Gallery, 12:10–1:20 p.m.

November 3

Richard E. Snyder Presidential Lecture “Justice: What’s the Right Thing to Do?” with Michael J. Sandel, Anne T. and Robert M. Bass Professor of Government at Harvard University. Reception to follow. Cabot Auditorium, 4:30–6 p.m.

Chaplaincy Series: Religion in America Professor Brian Hatcher, Department of Religion, Tufts University. Goddard Chapel, 6 p.m.

November 4

Noontime Concert David Brittan, piano. Bach: Two allemandes from the French Suites; Beethoven: Bagatelles, Opus 119; Brahms: Intermezzo in A Major, Opus 118, Number 2; and Schubert: Two impromptus, Opus 90, Numbers 3 and 4. Goddard Chapel, 12:30 p.m.

Knox Lecture Series in Engineering Ethic Drew Endy, a bioengineering professor at Stanford University and leader in the field of synthetic biology, will speak about engineering standardized biological components known as BioBricks. Sponsored by the School of Engineering and the Tufts Gordon Institute. To RSVP, go to http://knoxlectureseries.evenbrite.com. Aidekman Arts Center, Alumnae Lounge, 4 p.m.

Campus Wide Work-in-Progress Seminar “New Therapeutic Strategies that Clear Toxins from Serum and Intoxicated Cells,” with Charles Shoemaker, a professor in the Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Biomedical Sciences; “Animal Models of OCS,” with Nicholas Dodman, professor and program director, Animal Behavior, Department of Clinical Sciences. Varis Lecture Hall, 3:45–5:30 p.m., Grafton campus.

Chaplain’s Table: A Look at Dealing with Loss “A Muslim Perspective on Loss,” with Naila Baloch, Tufts Muslim chaplain. MacPhie Conference Room, 5–7 p.m.

The Alchemist Ben Jonson’s 1610 comedy plays off timeless aspects of human nature: greed, jealousy and intolerance. Adapted by Barry Edelstein, directed by Laurence Senelick, the Fletcher Professor of Oratory. Tickets are $12 for the general public and $7 for students and senior citizens and those with a valid Tufts ID. Group rates available for 10 or more. To purchase tickets over the phone with a credit card, call the theater box office at 617.627.3493. Balch Arena Theater, 8 p.m. Additional performances: Nov. 5 and 6 at 8 p.m.

November 5

Women’s Sailing ICSA Women’s Single Champs, 16th Judy Lutz Trophy at South Florida, 9 a.m.

The Alchemist Ben Jonson’s 1610 comedy plays off timeless aspects of human nature: greed, jealousy and intolerance. Adapted by Barry Edelstein, directed by Laurence Senelick, the Fletcher Professor of Oratory. Tickets are $12 for the general public and $7 for students and senior citizens and those with a valid Tufts ID. Group rates available for 10 or more. To purchase tickets over the phone with a credit card, call the theater box office at 617.627.3493. Balch Arena Theater, 8 p.m. Additional performance: Nov. 6 at 8 p.m.

November 6

Women’s Sailing ICSA Women’s Single Champs, 16th Judy Lutz Trophy at South Florida, 9 a.m.

Co-ed Sailing Hap Moore Trophy Team Racing Intersectional at Boston College, 9:30 a.m.

Football Colby at Tufts, noon.

Men’s Cross Country ECAC Championships, Bristol, R.I., noon.

Women’s Cross Country ECAC Championships, Bristol, R.I., noon.

Tufts/NEC Dual Degree Recital Students studying in the Tufts and New England Conservatory dual-degree program present a concert of classical and jazz works for a variety of instruments. Free; no tickets required. Granoff Music Center, Distler Performance Hall, 8 p.m.

The Alchemist Ben Jonson’s 1610 comedy plays off timeless aspects of human nature: greed, jealousy and intolerance. Adapted by Barry Edelstein, directed by Laurence Senelick, the Fletcher Professor of Oratory. Tickets are $12 for the general public and $7 for students and senior citizens and those with a valid Tufts ID. Group rates available for 10 or more. To purchase tickets over the phone with a credit card, call the theater box office at 617.627.3493. Balch Arena Theater, 8 p.m.

November 7

Women’s Sailing ICSA Women’s Single Champs, 16th Judy Lutz Trophy at South Florida, 9 a.m.

Co-ed Sailing Hap Moore Trophy Team Racing Intersectional at Boston College, 9:30 a.m.

Community Music Series “Bridging Peace,” with Intercultural Journeys, a Philadelphia-based organization that seeks to promote understanding in pursuit of peace among people of diverse faiths and conflicting cultures through dialogue and the presentation of world-class performances in music, dance and the spoken word and other art forms. Free and open to the public. Granoff Music Center, Distler Performance Hall, 4 p.m.

Emergency and Critical Care Symposium “Respiratory Emergencies,” with course director Armelle de Laforcade, assistant professor at the Cummings School. For more information and to register go to www.tufts.edu/vet/ce. Agnes Varis Campus Center, 8:30 a.m.–2:50 p.m. Grafton campus.

November 9

Celebrating 10 years of Tisch College Tisch College officially kicks off a year of celebration for its 10th anniversary. Highlighting the exceptional faculty who teach, research and live the mission of active citizenship each day, this interactive celebration will illustrate the impact an engaged university has on students and communities. For more information, go to http://activecitizen.tufts.edu/10years. 51 Winthrop St., 3–5 p.m.

November 10

Friends of Tufts Libraries Author Talk “Picturing Music,” with Kareem Roustom, G07, a composer, director of the Tufts Arabic Music Ensemble and lecturer in the Department of Music. Tisch Library, Hirsh Reading Room, 3:30–5 p.m.

Tufts Art Gallery Talk “Through Veteran’s Eyes: The Iraq and Afghanistan Experience,” a panel discussion and reception led by Larry Minear, curator of the exhibition Through Veteran’s Eyes: The Iraq and Afghanistan Experience on display at the Slater Concourse Gallery. Aidekman Arts Center, 4–6 p.m.

November 12

Animal Matters Fall Seminar “Reaching the Animal Mind,” with Karen Pryor, of Karen Pryor Clickertraining in Waltham. Agnes Varis Campus Center, Agnes Varis Auditorium, noon. Grafton campus.

Thesis Concert Tufts composer Livia Lin presents her Masters of Arts thesis concert, “Introspective.” Free, no tickets required. Granoff Music Center, Distler Performance Hall, 8 p.m.

Tufts Art Gallery Closing reception for Renovating Walden exhibition with curators J. Morgan Puett and Mark Dion. Aidekman Arts Center, Tisch Gallery, 6–8 p.m.

November 13

Women’s Sailing 24th Women’s Atlantic Coast Champs at Eckerd/South Florida, 9:30 a.m.

Co-ed Sailing Freshman Intersectional at Boston University/Dartmouth, 9:30 a.m.

Football Tufts at Middlebury, noon.

Men’s Cross Country NCAA New England Regional at Mount Greylock High School, Williamstown, Mass., noon.

Women’s Cross Country NCAA New England Regional at Mount Greylock High School, Williamstown, Mass., noon.

Saturday Family and Children’s Concert Series “Everybody Clap Your Hands,” with the Tufts Third Day Gospel Choir. With interactive music, the experience will feature songs to clap and sing along to, while highlighting some of the historical and current practices in gospel music. Free, no tickets required. Granoff Music Center, Distler Performance Hall, 1 p.m.

Veterinary Continuing Eduation “The Electronic Medical Record: Best Practices to Improve Patient, Clinic and Population Health,” with course director Joann Lindenmayer, V85, an associate professor of environmental and population health at the Cummings School. Go to www.tufts.edu/vet/ce to register for the program. Agnes Varis Campus Center, 7:30 a.m.–4 p.m. Grafton campus.

November 14

Women’s Sailing 24th Women’s Atlantic Coast Champs at Eckerd/South Florida, 9:30 a.m.

Co-ed Sailing Freshman Intersectional at Boston University/Dartmouth, 9:30 a.m.

Sunday Community Concert Series Tufts Takht, the Arabic Music Ensemble, presents a musical mezze of songs and instrumental music from the Arab Near East. Free, no tickets required. Granoff Music Center, Distler Performance Hall, 3 p.m.

Tufts Small Jazz Concert “Bring in Da Funk.” The Tufts small jazz ensembles of Joel LaRue Smith and Nando Michlein perform the music of Art Blakey; Eddie Palmieri; Tito Puente; Earth, Wind and Fire; and James Brown. Free; no tickets required. Granoff Music Center, Fisher Performance Room, 7 p.m.

November 15

School of Medicine Faculty Development Workshop “Giving and Receiving Constructive Feedback: How to Provide Learners with Useful Feedback while Receiving Useful Feedback on Your Teaching.” For more information, contact Sharon Freeman at 617.636.0891 or sharon.freeman@tufts.edu. 145 Harrison Ave., Room 114, 1–3 p.m. Boston campus.

Tufts Energy and Climate Forum “Energy and Climate Policy in a Mosaic World: Perspectives from the U.S. State Level,” with David Cash, assistant secretary for policy, Massachusetts Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs. Cabot, 7th floor, 6–7:30 p.m.

November 16

Tuesdays at Tufts: A Monthly Lecture Series for the Small Animal Practitioner “Gastrointestinal and Hepatic Diseases: An Assortment of Topics for Discussion,” with Mike Stone, DVM, DACVIM. For information and to register, go to http://www.tufts.edu/vet/ce/events/20100921.html. Agnes Varis Campus Center, Agnes Varis Auditorium, 7–9 p.m. Grafton campus.

November 17

Quarter Past Noon Concert “A Classical Lunchtime,” with music performance faculty members Santa Uranovsky, violin, and Hisako Hiratsuka, piano. The program features Handel’s Sonata for Violin and Piano, No. 5 in D major; Schubert’s Sonata for Violin and Piano in A major; and Romanaza Andaluza by Spanish composer Pablo de Sarasate. Free; no tickets required. Granoff Music Center, Distler Performance Hall, 12:15 p.m.

Inaugural Haber Professorship Lecture Maria Flytzani-Stephanopoulos, the Robert and Marcy Haber Endowed Professor in Energy Sustainability, will give the first Haber Professorship Lecture on “Doing More with Less: Nano and Atomic-scale Catalysts for Energy Sustainability.” Reception to follow. RSVP to Tamara.Cleary@tufts.edu. Anderson Hall, Nelson Auditorium, 3 p.m.

Applied Student Recitals Students studying in the Tufts Applied Music program present solo and unaccompanied works from their semester of study. Granoff Music Center, Distler Performance Hall, 6 and 8 p.m.

Varis Performing Arts Series Pianist Thomas Stumpf performs. Free for members of the Tufts community; $5 donation suggested for others. For more information, call 508.887.4723 or e-mail vetCEinfo@tufts.edu. Agnes Varis Campus Center, Agnes Varis Auditorium, noon–1 p.m. Grafton campus.

November 18

Evidence-Based Medicine Annual Workshop “Information Mastery: A Practical Approach to Evidence-Based Medicine for Clinicians and Teachers.” This three-day interactive course focuses on tools and techniques for efficient, effective and evidence-based information management at the point of care. For more information and to register, go to http://www.thci.org/programs/informationmanagement/2010/index.asp; or call 617.636.1000.

Noontime Concert Cindy Woolley, soprano and flute. Goddard Chapel, 12:30 p.m.

Cell, Molecular and Developmental Biology Seminary “Beyond DNA Damage: Complexityin Radiation Carcinogenesis,” with Mary Helen Barcellos-Hoff, associate professor of radiation oncology and cell biology, New York University School of Medicine. 200 Harrison Ave., Posner Auditorium, 4 p.m. Boston campus.

Chaplain’s Table: A Look at Dealing with Loss “Making Meaning: A Jewish Perspective on Dealing with Loss,” with Rabbi Danya Ruttenberg, Hillel Center. MacPhie Conference Room, 5–7 p.m.

Frank C. Colcord Lecture “Pragmatic Approaches to Promoting Human Rights,” with Jack L. Snyder, Robert and Renee Belfer Professor of International Relations at Columbia University. Reception and buffet immediately follow. Ballou Hall, Coolidge Room, 7 p.m.

Tufts Small Jazz Concert Join two of the Tufts small jazz ensembles, led by Scott Aruda and Paul Ahlstrand, as they present a night of jazz music for smaller combos. Free; no tickets required. Granoff Music Center, Fisher Performance Room. 8 p.m.

November 19

Animal Matters Fall Seminar “Paws in Stripes,” with Toni McLellan, director of operations, Animal Refuge League, Westbrook, Maine. Paws in Stripes is a partnership between the Animal Refuge League and the Maine Correctional Center in Windham. Prisoners who take part in Paws in Stripes play a major role in the socialization of select puppies from the shelter. For more information, go to http://www.tufts.edu/vet/animal_matters.html. Agnes Varis Campus Center, Agnes Varis Auditorium, noon. Grafton campus.

New at Noon: New Chamber Music A concert of music by Tufts first-year graduate composers. Free; no tickets required. Granoff Music Center, Distler Performance Hall, noon.

Third Day Gospel Choir Join the 220-voice Third Day Gospel Choir as it presents its fall concert. Tickets are $7 and on sale at the Granoff Music Center box office by calling 617.627.3679; box office window and phone hours are Mondays–Fridays, 10:30 a.m.–5 p.m. Aidekman Arts Center, Cohen Auditorium, 8 p.m.

November 20

Klenengan Mat-Matan The Boston Village Gamelan and the Tufts gamelan ensemble, Rinegga Sih Tentrem, perform an evening of Javanese gamelan music, directed by Barry Drummond. Free; no tickets required. Granoff Music Center, Distler Performance Hall, 3 p.m.

Tufts Symphony Orchestra Join the Tufts Symphony Orchestra under the direction of Gil Rose as it presents its fall concert. Free; no tickets required. Granoff Music Center, Distler Performance Hall, 8 p.m.

November 21

Sunday Community Concert Series “Over the River, Through the Woods: A Concert for Thanksgiving,” Tufts Choruses’ first concert under the direction of new conductor, Jamie Kirsch. The concert will feature works by Copland, Kodály, Barber, Paulus, Whitacre, Britten, Brahms, Guillaume and Wilberg. Free; no tickets required. Granoff Music Center, Distler Performance Hall. 3 p.m.

Small Jazz Concert Join one of the Tufts Small Jazz Ensembles, led by Nando Michelin, and a student-led small jazz ensemble as they present a night of exciting jazz music. Free; no tickets required. Granoff Music Center, Fisher Performance Room, 7 p.m.

November 22

Music Colloquium Massachusetts Institute of Technology Professor of Music and Media Tod Machover presents the second music colloquium of the semester. Lunch to be served after the lecture. Free; no tickets required. Granoff Music Center, Varis Lecture Hall, noon.

November  23

Center for Humanities Brown Bag Lunch “The Medieval Tower of Babel,” with John Fyler, faculty fellow. Fung House, 48 Professors Row, noon–1 p.m.

November 24

Academic Calendar No classes.

November 25

Thanksgiving University holiday.

November 26

University Holiday No classes.

November 30

School of Medicine Faculty Development Workshop “Research in Medical Education Grantsmanship: How to Write Effective Grant Proposals.” For more information, contact Sharon Freeman at 617.636.0891 or sharon.freeman@tufts.edu. 145 Harrison Ave., Room 114, 1–3 p.m. Boston campus.

December 4

Tufts Dance Ensemble “out in front (a little to the left),” a dance performance project developed collaboratively with students under the direction of choreographer Daniel McCusker, a senior lecturer, based on Thoreau’s Walden. Free and open to the public, but seating is limited; contact the Dance Program at dance@tufts.edu or 617-627-2556  by Dec. 1 to reserve up to two seats. Jackson Dance Lab, 4 p.m.

December 5

Tufts Dance Ensemble “out in front (a little to the left),” a dance performance project developed collaboratively with students under the direction of choreographer Daniel McCusker, a senior lecturer, based on Thoreau’s Walden. Free and open to the public, but seating is limited; contact the Dance Program at dance@tufts.edu or 617-627-2556  by Dec. 1 to reserve up to two seats. Jackson Dance Lab, 7 p.m.