APRIL 05 CALENDAR LISTINGS

03/15/2005
By For more information, contact media@uml.edu or 978-934-3224

Saturday, April 2
Tournament & Exhibition, annual Botball and Botfest tournament, a non-competitive exhibition in which robotics enthusiasts show off their creations, 10 a.m., Campus Recreation Center, 100 Pawtucket St., Lowell, Ma., event is free and open to the public. For more information, contact Holly Yanco at holly@cs.uml.edu.

Sunday, April 3
Lecture, Parker Lecture Series, 'The Everglades,' by nature photographer John J. Green, view images of birds, alligators and the flora of this exquisite ecosystem, 2 p.m., Lowell National Park Visitor Center, 256 Market Street, Lowell, Ma., event is free and open to the public. For more information, call Paul Marion (978) 934-3107.
Performance, Discovery Series, 'Twice as Many Friends/El Doble De Amigos,' by Sol y Canto, featuring lively Latin American music with fun, 2 and 4 p.m., great for all ages, tickets $10, group discounts available, Durgin Concert Hall, 35 Wilder St., located on UMass Lowell's South Campus. For more information or tickets, call the UML Center for the Arts (978) 934-4444.
Performance, 'Living the Legacy,' New England Premiere of the opera, VANQUI, with the New England Orchestra (NEO), featuring the unique marriage of opera and African drumming, ticket prices: adults- $10, seniors- $5, students- free, 4 p.m., Smith Baker Center, 400 Merrimack St., Lowell. For more information, contact (978) 446-7162.

Tuesday, April 5
Day Without Violence
, 10th Annual Day Without Violence: In Defense of Human Rights, all events are free and open to the public.

  • 'Amnesty International's Report Card on the U.S.,' with Josh Rubenstein (Amnesty International USA), 12:30 to 1:45 p.m., O'Leary 222, 61 Wilder St., located on UMass Lowell's South Campus
  • 'International Human Rights Law: What Difference Does it Make?,' with Martha Davis (Northeastern University School of Law) and Susanna Sirkin (Physicians for Human Rights), 2 to 3:15 p.m., O'Leary 222, 61 Wilder St., located on UMass Lowell's South Campus
  • 'Human Rights at UML: Perspectives from International Students,' 4 to 5:30 p.m., Alumni Lounge, Lydon Library, University Ave., located on UMass Lowell's North Campus

For more information, contact Imogene_Stulken@uml.edu


Wednesday, April 6 & 7
Conference
, New England Poetry Conference, poetry readings and panel discussions by poets and scholars, Coburn Hall 205, 850 Broadway St., located on UMass Lowell's South Campus, event is free and open to the public. For a list of speakers and schedule of events, go to http://www.uml.edu/PoetryConference.

Thursday, April 7
Film
, 'Uprooted,' three stories of immigrants who left their homes to face new challenges in the U.S., also features readings by local poets, 6:30 to 9 p.m. Boott Cotton Mills Museum, 115 John St., Lowell, event is free and open to the public. For more information, visit http://www.uml.edu/com/CITA.

Thursday, April 14
Forum
, 7th Annual Gathering at the Well: 'Are Women Getting Even? Women, Men, & Wages,' featured speaker Evelyn Murphy, lunch included, 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Alumni Lounge, Lydon Library, University Ave., located on UMass Lowell's North Campus. For registration and directions, visit www.uml.edu/centers/women-work.
Film, 'Monkey Dance,' follows the lives of three Cambodian-American teenagers, includes a performance by Lowell's Angkor Dance Troupe, 6:30 to 9 p.m., Boott Cotton Mills Museum, 115 John St., Lowell, event is free and open to the public. For more information, visit http://www.uml.edu/com/CITA.

Saturday, April 16
Performance
, Parker Lecture Series, 'Unlaunch'd voices: An Evening with Walt Whitman,' by Stephen Collins, a one-act play featuring the poetry, writing and conversation of Walt Whitman, 2 p.m., Pollard Memorial Library, 401 Merrimack St., Lowell, Ma., event is free and open to the public. For more information, call Paul Marion (978) 934-3107.

Wednesday, April 20
Exhibit Reception, 'The Cubic Series,' sculpture by Eugenie Lewalski Berg, artist talk at 3 p.m., exhibit runs through May 13, 3 to 5 p.m., O'Leary 222, 61 Wilder St., located on UMass Lowell's South Campus, event is free and open to the public. For more information, call (978) 934-3491.

Thursday, April 21
Film
, 'The Value of Life: AIDS in Africa Revisited,' UN envoy Stephen Lewis visits Africa in 2003 where 30 million have HIV/AIDS, 6:30 to 9 p.m., Boott Cotton Mills Museum, 115 John St., Lowell, event is free and open to the public. For more information, visit http://www.uml.edu/com/CITA.

Wednesday, April 27
Exhibit Reception
, 'The BIG Show,' 15th annual juried exhibit of student artwork, awards presentation at 3 p.m., exhibit runs through May 11, 2 to 4 p.m. Dugan Gallery, Dugan Hall, 883 Broadway St., located on UMass Lowell's South Campus, event is free and open to the public. For more information, call (978) 934-3491.

Thursday, April 28
Film
, 'Is Wal-Mart Good for America?' a recent Front-line special on PBS that examines Wal-Mart's impact on jobs, wages and working conditions in the United States and China 6:30 to 9 p.m., Boott Cotton Mills Museum, 115 John St., Lowell, event is free and open to the public. For more information, visit www.uml.edu/com/CITA.


Continuing Into April

 

Now Through April 6

Exhibit, "One Cycle of My Journey," gelatin silver prints by Abigail Cohen, University Gallery, McGauvran Student Center, 71 Wilder St., located on UMass Lowell's South Campus, free and open to the public. For more information, call (978) 934-3491.
Exhibit, "Spirit Level III International Photography Workshop," students from the U.S., Finland and Switzerland participate in a photography workshop, curated by Prof. Arno Minkkinen, Dugan Gallery, 883 Broadway St., located on UMass Lowell's South Campus, free and open to the public. For more information, call (978) 934-3491.