For Immediate Release – Tuesday, February 12, 2008

SUNY Geneseo Calendar of Events for Feb. 21–27

THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 21:
LEDERER GALLERY:  The School of the Arts and Bertha V.B. Lederer Gallery in Brodie Hall will present Within Our Gates: Site and Memory in the American Landscape, an exhibition of paintings by Keith Morris Washington that probe American history by memorializing sites where lynchings occurred. The exhibit runs through February 22.  Gallery hours are noon-4 p.m. Mondays–Thursdays and 12-6 p.m. Fridays-Saturdays.  The event is free and open to the public. For more information see http://www.geneseo.edu/news/nrap.php?pg=WashingtonNRDB.html.

FILM SERIES: The Alan Lutkus International Film Series will present "Snow Cake" at 7 p.m. in 204 Newton Hall.  Alex is on a road trip to see an old friend when he picks up a hitchhiker along the way.  When they get into a terrible accident and the girl is killed, he goes to see her mother, Linda.  Linda is a low functioning autistic who convinces Alex to stay around for a while and in those few days he learns more about the uniqueness of Linda even as he struggles to come to terms with his own grief.  The film is free and open to the public. Discussant: Linda Ware, School of Education.  (English, 112 min.)

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 22:
LEDERER GALLERY:  (See Thursday, February 21.)

ENSEMBLE:  School of the Arts presents the Geneseo Wind Ensemble and RIT Concert Band. Wind Conductor, James Walker; RIT Concert Band Conductor, Jonathan Kruger. Also performing will be Peter Mennin-Canzona, Gustav Holst-First Suite, Walter Piston-Tunbridge Fair and Jaromir Weinberger-Polka & Fugue from Schwanda the Bagpiper.  8 p.m. in Wadsworth Auditorium. The event is free and open to the public.

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 23:
SPORTS:  Women's and Men's basketball vs. Brockport.  Women begin at 6 p.m. and men follow at 8 p.m. in Schrader Gym.  Open to the public. Admission Fee.

SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 24:

MONDAY, FEBRUARY 25:

TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 26:

WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 27:
LECTURE:  The Office of the Provost presents, "How to-and not to- resolve the climate crisis", by Dr. Patrick Bond at 7 p.m. in the MacVittie College Union Ballroom.  Named the first H. James Birx Distinguished Scholar, Dr. Bond focuses on political and social issues that impact communities and societies.  His newest book is called "Climate Change, Carbon Trading and Civil Society: Negative Returns on South African Investments."  He is based at the University of KwaZulu-Natal School of Development Studies in Durban, South Africa where he directs the Centre for Civil Society.

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