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Week of October 27, 2014

David Driskell Center
9/18/14 - 8:30 AM to 12/19/14 - 4:30 PM
The exhibition features more than 90 works by artist Robert Blackburn and an additional 10 works by his contemporaries.
The Language House, St. Mary's Hall
10/6/14 - 5:00 PM to 11/17/14 - 7:00 PM
The festival—sponsored by the Government of Spain, School of Languages, Literatures and Cultures, and the Latin American Studies Center—runs mid-October through mid-November in the basement of St. Mary’s Hall and features five recent films from various locations in the Spanish and Portuguese-speaking world.
Michelle Smith Collaboratory for Visual Culture
10/27/14 - 3:00 PM to 4:30 PM
This event allows graduate students from all disciplines an opportunity to continue the discussion initiated at the Potomac Center’s fall symposium, Modernity’s Discontents: Anti-Modern Thought and Culture
Leah M. Smith Hall
10/27/14 - 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
James Undercofler will walk you through the thorny world of negotiating contracts, dealing with unions, and how to be your own best advocate. Don’t lose after you’ve won!
Leah M. Smith Hall
10/27/14 - 5:00 PM
After you win the audition, you have one more hurdle: negotiating your contract.
Room 1100, Cambridge Community Center
10/27/14 - 6:00 PM to 7:15 PM
Sharon Mansur is a dance artist and educator focusing on experimental performance, improvisation, somatic studies, interdisciplinary collaboration, and site-specific dance. Mansur will share two of her most recent collaborations, Placeholders and variation on residue.
St Marys Hall Multipurpose room
10/27/14 - 7:00 PM to 10:00 PM
From the Land to Your Table is the first documentary of its kind in that it shows the perspectives of seven majorly talented filmmakers and directors from all over Latin America as they capture the conditions and cultural diversity of popular produce markets in their individual countries.
Kay Theatre
10/27/14 - 7:30 PM
A “spirited” evening of spine-tingling performances by the UMD Jazz Ensemble, UMD Jazz Lab Band and University Jazz Band is the hallmark of this annual favorite.
301 Hornbake Library
10/28/14 - 12:30 PM
Andrew Johnston will discuss a portion of his forthcoming book, Pulses of Abstraction: Episodes from a History of Animation, which traces the emergence of real-time computer graphics and animation in the 1970s. Focusing especially on a programming language developed through funding from the National Science Foundation and that language’s use at the art and engineering collective called the Circle Graphics Habitat at the University of Illinois, Chicago, this presentation provides an archaeology of how time and models of perception are coded within early digital graphics systems.
Margaret Brent B (2112), Stamp Student Union
10/28/14 - 2:00 PM to 3:30 PM
Please join us for the Japan Speaker Series public lecture:Dr. Federico Marcon (Princeton University)
3100 Hornbake Library, South Wing (University Career Center & The President's Promise)
10/28/14 - 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Learn successful networking strategies from alumni and employers during this panel, which is part of the ARHU Career Series.
Room 1100, Cambridge Community Center
10/28/14 - 6:00 PM to 7:15 PM
An ensemble of performers and activist, Kristen Arant, will demonstrate the connections between the power of percussive instruments, rhythms and movement to stimulate an interactive session of communal drumming.
The Art Gallery
10/29/14 - 9:00 AM to 12/19/14 - 5:00 PM
This exhibition features a group of artists using photographic processes to implicate the method of representation in the production of an art object.
Jimenez 1109 Conference Room
10/29/14 - 12:00 PM to 1:30 PM
We will discuss Aihwa Ong's Flexible Citizenship at the second meeting of the SLLC Faculty Theory Reading Group
Taliaferro Hall, Room 2110
10/29/14 - 4:00 PM
Please join the Ukrainian film team, Babylon '13, to view and discuss their powerful documentaries about the curre
St. Mary’s Multipurpose Room
10/29/14 - 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Learn first hand from an expert in Chinese language, business & policy
The Art Gallery
10/29/14 - 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Exhibition curator Nate Larsen of Maryland Institute College of Art (MICA) will discuss will discuss the artists and photographs on view in the exhibition Double Back: Photographic Reflexivity.
Multipurpose Room, Language House (St Mary's Hall)
10/30/14 - 2:30 AM to 4:30 AM
Prof. Robert Ramsey will present on “Hangul, Korea’s gift to the World”.
2115 Tawes
10/30/14 - 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
A two-day polyseminar on October 30 and October 31, with both sessions at 10AM, led by Bill Brown as part of his Petrou Lecturer visit.
Ulrich Recital Hall
10/30/14 - 3:30 PM to 5:00 PM
Bill Brown is Karla Scherer Distinguished Service Professor in American Culture with affiliations in the Department of English, the Department of Visual Arts, the Committee on the History of Culture, and the Chicago Center for Contemporary Theory, and co-editor of Critical Inquiry, all at the University of Chicago.
Michelle Smith Performing Arts Library
10/30/14 - 7:00 PM
Join us for the 3rd Annual Halloween Concert performed by the New Lights Ensemble in the Michelle Smith Performing Arts Library.
Other
10/30/14 - 7:30 PM
BASETRACK Live is a multimedia theatre piece designed to raise public awareness of the impact of war on the service members who served in Iraq and Afghanistan.
Dekelboum Concert Hall
10/31/14 - 7:00 PM
In the final round of the annual competition, students compete for the opportunity to perform as soloists with the UMD Symphony Orchestra.
4213A Art/Sociology Building
11/1/14 - 12:00 PM to 1:30 PM
Please join us for a light lunch and the Annual Town Hall Meeting.
Kay Theatre
11/1/14 - 8:00 PM
A group of photojournalists documented Marines in Afghanistan by taking photographs and videos using only an iPhone.
Gildenhorn Recital Hall
11/2/14 - 2:00 PM
In Part One of this performance, "Uncommon Encores, Round Two," International Piano Archives at Maryland Curator Donald Manildi offers examples of rare and unusual encore pieces of famous pianists,

Week of October 27, 2014

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