Spring foreign and independent film series
is sponsoring an Independent and Foreign Film Series on Friday
nights this spring. All films will begin at 7 p.m. in Brookens
Auditorium. Admission is free and the public is welcome to
attend. The next showing will be April 2 – American Splendor.
For more information or a schedule, contact the UIS Office of
Student Life at 206-6665.
From 12:15 to 12:45 in PAC Conference room F seminars will be held
on Office and Windows processes. No registration is necessary.
Seminars are open to faculty, staff, and students. Upcoming dates
and topics include Merging to E-mail on April 1, IM in the
Workplace on April 22, and Students Choice on April 22. Handouts
from previous sessions are at
April 4, from 8-11P.M. Women’s Issues Caucus (WIC) will hold a
bowling fundraiser at Spillaway Lanes (corner of MacArthur and
OuterPark, 546-5221. $10 for 3 hours of unlimited bowling. Show
rental included. Proceeds benefit UIS students traveling to
Washington D.C. for the March for
Women’s Lives. For more information, contact Candi Clouse, UIS
Delegation Coordinator at 206-7459 or
email@example.com or the UIS Women’s
Center at 206-7173 or
Arts Gallery to display ceramics of Bob Dixon
Recent Works,” an exhibit of ceramics by UIS Professor Emeritus
Bob Dixon, will be on display at the UIS Visual Arts Gallery from
March 15 through April 12. The exhibit is free and open to the
public. Dixon is a distinguished ceramist who has participated in
more than 100 solo and group exhibitions, invitationals, and
workshops in the United States and in China. For more
information, contact Emily Laverty at 206-6506.
UIS to present discussion of
African women and AIDS
“African Women and AIDS: A Case
Study of Botswana” is the topic of a program to be held at 7:30
p.m. Tuesday, March 23, in Brookens Auditorium. Featured speaker will be
Dr. Mercy Montsi, professor of counseling at the
Botswana. Both the presentation and the reception that will immediately follow
are free and open to the public.
GARVEY CHARITY BOOK SALE
Beginning Monday March 29 and continuing all week in the cafeteria
will be the Marcus Garvey Charity Book Sale. We are in need of LP
collections, cassette tapes, CDs, movies, video and computer
games, DVDs and children's books. Tax letters honoring your
donations are available. You can drop your items off at the sale,
or at the mail room in the basement of Brookens, or call 206-7574
for pickup. All proceeds are used to support the Marcus Garvey
School of Human Rights here in Springfield.
UIS Theatre Production
HAY FEVER by Noel Coward and
directed by Eric Thibodeaux-Thompson, will open on Friday, April
9th, 2004 and continue showing on April 10th, April
15th, April 16th, April 17th, and April 18th. All Show
Times are: 8:00pm; except the final performance on Sunday, April
18th, which will be at 2:00pm. Tickets are $10 General
Admission; $6 UIS Faculty/Staff; and $4 Current UIS Students w/I
card. Tickets can be purchased by calling the UIS Bursar's Office
at 206-6738 or at the studio theatre door, beginning one hour
prior to curtain time. All performances will occur in the Studio
Theatre. For more information, contact Eric Thibodeaux-Thompson,
Assistant Professor and Director of Theatre, at 206-6613
Lent Worship Services
services will be held during the rest of Lent at UIS in the Studio
Theatre from 12:15 P.M.-12:45P.M. on the
following Wednesdays: March 31st (today), and April 7th.
All faculty, staff, and students are invited.
Sponsored by the Wesley Foundation
Campus Ministry Club and
SHEMA (Springfield Higher Education Ministry Association)
UIS Women’s Center to
present “Images of Women in
The Women’s Center will present the photographic exhibit “Images
of Women in
Iran” by Azita Ziaei Monday, April 5, through Friday, April 16, in
the MacDonald Lounge, located in Brookens Library. On Thursday,
April 8, an artist’s reception will begin at
5 p.m. in the lounge and a discussion with Ziaei and UIS Professor
Emerita Judy Everson will follow from
6 to 7 p.m. The
reception, program, and exhibit are free and open to the public.
This exhibit, reception, and program are sponsored by Friends of
Brookens Library and the UIS English Program and Women’s Center.
For more information, call the center at 206-7173.
UIS events will mark Disability Awareness Week
Wednesday, March 31-Vision
Awareness Day. A forum
on Visual Impairments, set for 11
a.m. to noon will be in the CPV
Building. A Disability Simulation Table, located outside room 15
of the Student Life Building from 1 to 2 p.m. will feature
demonstrations that simulate visual impairments. A time
capsule in honor of Disability Awareness Week will be assembled by
staff of the Office of Disability Services from 3 to 4 p.m. in SLB
April 1-Psychiatric Disability Awareness Day. Disability
Services will distribute stress balls and information on
psychiatric disabilities in SLB 15. At 7 p.m. the Office of
Student Life will present the movie Girl, Interrupted in
Friday, April 2- Deaf/Hard of
Hearing Awareness Day.
Illinois School for the Deaf will present a program on “Deaf
Culture” from 10 a.m. to noon in CPV 152. A Disability
Simulation Table, located outside SLB 11 from 1 to 2 p.m. will
feature demonstrations that simulate hearing impairments.
American Sign Language instructor Juli Green will present
an ASL class from 2 to 3 p.m. in CPV 152. Call the
Office of Disability Services to sign up for this class. For more
information about ODS or any Disability Awareness Week event,
contact Disability Services at 206-6666 (TTY 206-6668).
April 9th from
in BRK 476 Razak Dahmane will give a presentation on “From Beowulf
to Virginia Woolf: Teaching the British Literature Survey Course:
What to Teach, How to Teach it, and Why”. The seminar is free and
open to the public.