University of Idaho Events for Oct. 17- 23

Friday, October 14 2011


MOSCOW, Idaho- The following is a list of University of Idaho sponsored events for the week of Oct. 17- 23. Events will take place in Moscow, and are free and open to the public unless otherwise noted.

Monday, Oct. 17
"Mad Men" Mondays
12:30-2 p.m.
Memorial Gym, Women’s Center Lounge, Room 109
1001 University Ave. in Moscow
Join the Women's Center in watching the award-winning TV series "Mad Men” followed by critical feminist discussion of the social issues the show poses. "Mad Men" depicts American society and culture in the 1960s. Themes of alienation, social mobility, and ruthlessness underpin the tone of the show. Each episode is approximately 45 minute long and an informal interactive discussion will follow. This event is free and open to the public.

Tuesday, Oct. 18
Renfrew Interdisciplinary Colloquium: Turning of the Wheel – Reflections on Serving Under Seven University of Idaho Presidents
12:30-1:30 p.m.
Idaho Commons, Whitewater Room
875 S. Line St. in Moscow
The Renfrew Interdisciplinary Colloquium presents a talk by Martin L. Peterson, special assistant to University of Idaho President Duane Nellis. Appointed special assistant to the president in 1992, Peterson has served in that capacity under seven presidents. As the university’s primary coordinator for governmental relations, he has worked to match the unique needs of the university’s diverse internal interests with the universal realities of governors, legislators, congressmen and senators. Peterson will talk about the impact of changes at the local, academic and individual levels versus changes at the universal level. His presentation is part of the Humanities Exploration Series.

Jazz Combos Series
7:30p.m.
Lionel Hampton Music Building, Haddock Performance Hall, Room 222
1010 Blake Ave. in Moscow
The Jazz Combos Series will give a performance.

Wednesday, Oct. 19

Tournées French Film Festival: “Un homme qui crie/A Screaming Man”
6:30 p.m.
Kenworthy Performing Arts Centre
508 S. Main St. in Moscow
Since the 1950s, French cinema has been famous throughout the world for its creativity and quality. This fall, the Kenworthy Performing Arts Centre is partnering with the language departments at the University of Idaho and Washington State University to show five recent French films, in the second annual Tournées French Film Festival. Each Wednesday through Oct. 26, the Kenworthy will screen the 2011 Tournées Festival sponsored by the Cultural Services of the French Embassy and the French Ministry of Culture. Films will have English subtitles. Festival passes for all five shows are $15 and are available at the Kenworthy Theater, the language departments at both universities, or at the door. Individual films cost $4 at the door. Admission is free for WSU and U-Idaho students with valid student ID. For more information, visit www.kenworthy.org.

11th Annual Distinguished American Indian Speakers Series
7 p.m.
University of Idaho Law School Courtroom
711 Rayburn St. in Moscow
Daniel R. Wildcat, author of "Red Alert! Saving the Planet with Indigenous Knowledge" and director of the American Indian studies program and the Haskell Environmental Research Studies Center at Haskell Indian Nations University, will speak. A reception and book signing will follow his presentation. This event is free and open to the public. For more information, contact Jan Johnson at janjohn@uidaho.edu, or (208) 882-0109.

Thursday, Oct. 20

IBEST Seminar
12:30-1:30 p.m.
Teaching and Learning Center, Room 040
Stephen Giovannoni of Oregon State University will discuss microbial diversity, genomics and ecology in oceanic ecosystems.

Friday, Oct. 21
Idaho Women’s Soccer vs. Utah State
3 p.m.
Guy Wicks Field
1300 W. 6th St. in Moscow
Come cheer on the Idaho women’s soccer team as it takes on Utah State. For more information, visit www.govandals.com.

Palouse Choral Society Chamber Choir

7:30 p.m.
Lionel Hampton Music Building, Haddock Performance Hall, Room 222
1010 Blake Ave. in Moscow
The Palouse Choral Society Chamber Choir will give a performance.

Sunday, Oct. 23
Idaho Women’s Soccer vs. Nevada
12 p.m.
Guy Wicks Field
1300 W. 6th St. in Moscow
Come cheer on the Idaho women’s soccer team as it takes on Utah State. For more information, visit www.govandals.com.

Palouse Choral Society Chamber Choir

4 p.m.
Lionel Hampton Music Building, Haddock Performance Hall, Room 222
1010 Blake Ave. in Moscow
The Palouse Choral Society Chamber Choir will give a performance.

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