Calendar 3/13 – 3/19

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The events calendar is published on Tuesday. Please send event information to at least two days before the calendar prints. Items will be printed as space allows. For events go to 411.byu.edu.

Tuesday

Elder Stanley G. Ellis of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints will speak at the Marriott Center at 11:05 a.m. The Devotional will be broadcast live on the BYU Broadcasting channels and online at byub.org. Rebroadcast and archive information will be available at byub.org/devotionals or speeches.byu.edu.

The Math Department is holding a lecture by Ed Burger, called, “Zero to Infinity: Great moments in the history of number.” It will be in 1170 TMCB from 4-4:50 p.m.

Wednesday
Everything from music to comedy can and will be presented in this semester’s third installment. Winners advance to the April 4 show with chances to win prizes. Sign up at 3400 WSC for a chance to win. The performance will be at 7 p.m. in the Varsity Theatre.

Pi day will run from noon–2 p.m. in Brigham Square and is open to everyone. There will be many pi-centric activities held throughout the afternoon including pie eating contest, pie the professor and pie recitation.

“The Rule of the Clan: What an Ancient Form of Social Organization Can Teach Us about Modern Law and Culture” will be presented by Mark Weiner, professor of law at Rutgers-Newark School of Law, at noon in 238 HRCB.

“From GaGa to Ghirlandaio” will be presented by Heather Belnap Jensen, assistant professor of art history and curatorial studies and Rory Scanlon, professor of costume design, at 4 p.m. in 238 HRCB.

His Excellency Bekhbat Khasbazar, Ambassador of Mongolia to the United States, will speak at 2 p.m. in 238 HRCB. His lecture is titled “The 25th Anniversary of Mongolia-U.S. Relations.”

Ralph A. Cossa, president of the Pacific Forum CSIS in Honolulu, will address “As America Pivots: Trends and Opportunities in the Asia-Pacific Region” at 7:30 p.m in the Gordon B. Hinckley Center. This event is sponsored by BYU’s Wheatley Institution, and the public is welcome to attend.

Thursday

“After the Financial Crisis: How to Tell the Forest from the Trees When You Are Not Yet Out of the Woods” will be presented by Mark Blyth, professor of international political economy at Brown University at 4 p.m. in 238 HRCB.

Mary Jane Woodger, associate professor of Church History and Doctrine, will speak at 2 p.m. in the library auditorium on level one for the 2012 Alice Louise Reynolds Women-in-Scholarship Lecture. Her remarks are titled “Cheat the Asylum of a Victim: George Albert Smith’s Illness 1909-1912.”

Women in Business is holding a “Major Shopping” event from 4-6:30 p.m. in W410 TNRB. Emi Dalton Edgley, daughter of Sister Elaine S. Dalton, will be a featured speaker. There will also be free food and giveaways. RSVP on womeninbusiness.byu.edu.

Rebecca Treiman, professor of Child Development Psychology at Washington University, will present “How Children Learn to Spell” at 11 a.m. in B190 of the JFSB.

The Department of Microbiology and Molecular Biology is pleased to announce a seminar with visiting speaker, Tom Huxford from the Structural Biochemistry Laboratory in the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry at San Diego State University.  His presentation is titled: “Oligomerrization-dependent Activatin as Revealed in the Human IkappaB Kinase X-ray Crystal Structure.” It will be at 11 a.m. in 248 MARB.

One of the most significant Arab musicians, performers and composers of his generation, Simon Shaheen’s technique, melodic ingenuity and unparalleled grace have earned him international acclaim on the ‘oud and violin. His work incorporates and reflects a legacy of Arabic music while forging new frontiers, embracing many different styles in the process. He will perform at 7:30 p.m. in the Madsen Recital Hall.
A BYU theater student producing project in collaboration with the BYU interdisciplinary Music, Dance Theatre program, “Merrily We Roll Along” will be at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $8 and $2 off with a student ID.
The university withdraw deadline is at 11:59 p.m.

Friday
The Ninth Annual Brigham Young University Internship Showcase will take place from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Wilkinson Center Ballroom. All students and faculty are invited to stop by to learn about internship opportunities in their field of study, enjoy a snack and view the variety of student displays of recently completed internships. For more information about internships, contact your department internship coordinator or the Internship Office, saas.byu.edu/intern/ or 801-422-3337.

Simon Shaheen, one of the most significant Arab musicians, performers and composers of his generation, will perform at 7:30 p.m. in the de Jong Concert Hall. Tickets can be purchased at the Fine Arts Ticket Office, 801-422-4322 or at byuarts.com/tickets.

DancEnsemble is at 7:30 p.m. in the RB dance studio. Tickets are $6.

Saturday

The BYU Singers and Concert Choir will take the stage at 7:30 p.m. in the de Jong Concert Hall, HFAC. For tickets, visit byuarts.com/tickets or call 801-422-4322.

The 17th annual Rex Lee Run Against Cancer at BYU, with proceeds going to the BYU Cancer Research Center, will begin at 9 a.m. The 5K run costs $15 and the 10K run costs $20 if registered by Friday, March 16. Registering the day of the run will cost an extra $5. Pre-race registration can be done online at rexleerun.byu.edu. Those who have preregistered can pick up their T-shirts and bibs on the Thursday or Friday before the race at the booth in the Wilkinson Student Center from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. and the University Parkway Center from 4 to 7 p.m.

BYU School of Music faculty artist Douglas E. Bush will perform an organ recital commemorating Johann Sebastian Bach’s 327th birthday Saturday, March 17, at 7:30 p.m. in the Madsen Recital Hall. This event is free and the public is welcome.

Sunday

Noted author and speaker Susan Easton Black will be the featured guest at this year’s Chauntenette Women’s Chorus Sacred Fireside.  The performance, themed “Teach Me to Walk in the Light” will include selections of familiar hymns and sacred arrangements sung by the Chauntenette 50-member women’s chorus.  Susan Easton Black is a professor of Church history and doctrine at BYU.  She is a celebrated speaker at BYU’s annual Education Week and Women’s Conference events and a well known author and biographer. The upcoming Sacred Fireside will be held at 7 p.m. at the LDS stake center at 1030 W. 1600 North, Orem.

Monday

The premarital workshop is from 4-6 p.m. in WSC 5519. Premarital education and counseling have been shown to have wonderful benefits for marriage over the long run. Marriage preparation programs like this have shown to cut the divorce rate by more than 30 percent.

Extra

The Department of Theatre and Media Arts presents “The Gondoliers,” a student directing project. It will be performed in the Nelke Experimental Theatre in the HFAC March 21-23 at 7:30 p.m. and March 24 at 2 p.m. Tickets are available for $6 from byuarts.com or the BYU box office.

On Saturday, March 24 a crane will come on the west side of the HFAC and lift off the dishes, antennas, support structures and all other material that has been abandoned.  Passage between the northwest corner of HFAC to the ASB will be blocked off, along with the sidewalk between the MOA and the ASB.  For safety purposes, the northwest patio of the HFAC will also be closed off.

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