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This Week at UofL: March 28-April 3

by UofL Today last modified Mar 24, 2011 03:17 PM

Each week during the academic year, the UofL Today staff highlights a few events that might be of interest to faculty and staff.

Events may range from lectures to theater productions and movies.

This Week: March 28-April 3

Louisville Clothesline Project’s 20th Anniversary
3:30 p.m. Monday, March 28, Chao Auditorium, Ekstrom Library
Renee Campbell, director of the Wesley House, will talk about “The Louisville Clothesline Project’s 20th Anniversary: A Celebration of Advocacy and Healing for Women.” There also will be a Clothesline Project display on the first floor of Ekstrom library.

Judicial Nominations: A Judge’s Perspective and Reflections
4 p.m. Wednesday, March 30, Allen Courtroom, Brandeis School of Law
Nathaniel Jones, retired Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals judge, will speak about “Judicial Nominations: A Judge’s Perspective and Reflections.” Sponsored by the student chapter of the American Constitution Society and the Black Law Students Association. More information

Building History: The New National Museum of American Jewish History
:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 30, Room 139, Shumaker Research Building
Josh Perelman, deputy director for exhibitions, programs and collections at the National Museum of American Jewish History in Philadelphia, will provide an inside look at how the museum tells the story of the history and traditions of the Jewish people and their relationship to the broader history of the United States, highlighting how they came to America, the opportunities they found and the challenges they confronted. Presented by the Gottschalk Lectures in History and The Naamani Memorial Lecture.

Grawemeyer Award for Music Composition talk
3 p.m. Thursday, March 31, Margaret Comstock Concert Hall, School of Music
Louis Andriessen, Grawemeyer Award for Music Composition winner, will talk about his work. The Dutch composer received the 2011 award for his multimedia opera “La Commedia.” More information

University Opera Theatre: Beatrice & Benedict
8 p.m. Friday, April 1, and 2 p.m. Sunday, April 3, Bomhard Theater at the Kentucky Center
“Beatrice & Benedict” is an appealing and insightful romantic comedy combining the brilliance and boldness of composer Hector Berlioz with the sly, comedic insights of Shakespeare’s “Much Ado About Nothing.” Presented by University Opera Theatre. $20 for general admission, $10 for UofL affiliates.

UofL’s public calendar of events is at calendar.louisville.edu/main.php Links to it also are on UofL’s home page and at UofL Today.

Events for this week’s highlights are selected directly from the university’s calendar. Events listed on the university calendar must be open to all of the university community and/or the public, and be of wide-ranging interest.

To have your event featured on the calendar and to be considered for “This Week,” e-mail details to Brandy Warren. Submissions are due at noon each Wednesday to be considered for the weekly roundup.

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