Events

Upcoming

FAU Film Club – The deadline for 15-30 page film scripts is March 5th. Further information at www.faufilms.com.

Exhibit – The SouthXEast Exhibit Contemporary Southeastern Art will display some of the finest work of contemporary artists in the Southeastern United States through March 12th in the Ritter Art Gallery. For more information, call (561) 297-2966.

Lecture – “Blind Spot: The Secret History of U.S. Counterterrorism” Timothy J. Naftali will present an exciting lecture about why the U.S. is so very, very naughty at 4:30 p.m., Feb. 25, in the Live Oak Pavilion.

Dinner – The Career Development Center in SU 220 is sponsoring an Etiquette Dinner on a first come first served basis. It will be held on February 24th, at the Boca Raton Marriott Hotel from 6-9 p.m., in order to hold their place, they will ask students for a $30 check which will be given back to the student before the dinner. Business attire is required and students arrive no later than 5:45 p.m. so we can begin on time. Deposits can be dropped off at the Career Development Center no later than Feb. 21.

Comedy – Mark Russell will perform at 8 p.m., Feb. 5 in the UC.

Career Day Spring 2005 – Career Day will be held Feb. 9, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Boca Raton Gym. For a complete listing of Employers and Career Prep events, please visit www.cdc.fau.edu.

Florida Atlantic University’s Dorothy F. Schmidt College of Arts and Letters will celebrate Black History Month with a series of lectures and symposia organized by the special assistant to the dean for diversity initiatives. For more information, call (561) 297-3920.

Lecture – “Race, Literature and Blackness” by Glyne Griffith, FAU professor of English at 4 p.m., Feb. 10, on the Davie campus.

Symposium – A symposium on the Haitian Revolution will be held at 10 a.m. Feb. 12, in Live Oak Pavilion D.

Lecture – “Why Black History Matters: The Meaning of Black History for the 21st Century” by Derrick White of Ohio State University at 4 p.m., Feb. 17, in the senate chambers.

Presentation – Former Tuskegee Airmen, the first squadron of African-American fighter pilots in World War II, talk about their service to this country during the war at 9:45 a.m., Feb. 24 in the Crown Movie Theater on the Jupiter Campus.

Lecture – “Octoroon, Quadroon, Mulatto and Mariah Carey: Blackness as Stigma and Badge of Color” by Sike Dagbovie, University of Illinois, Urbana at 4 p.m., Feb. 24 in Live Oak Pavilion

Presentation – Former Tuskegee Airmen, the first squadron of African-American fighter pilots in World War II, talk about their service to this country during the war in the Friedberg Auditorium, in the Life Long Learning Building, at 6:30 p.m., Feb. 24.

Ongoing

Self-Defense Course – The Rape Aggression Defense System is a program of realistic self-defense tactics and techniques for women. The R.A.D. System is a comprehensive, women-only course. This is a three-day intensive course open to FAU, BCC, and PBCC students, faculty, and staff. Women from the general public will be allowed to attend on a space-available basis. Location is the FAU Police Department Room 118 at 6 p.m., Tuesday through Thursday. For more information or to register contact Sergeant Tammy DiGrazia at (561) 297-3464 or e-mail [email protected]

FAU Chess Club – The FAU Chess Club meets at the University Center every Friday from 6:30 p.m. to 11 p.m., the contact person is Bill McLean, (561) 297-2236. Also there is additional information on the Boca Raton Chess Club web site www.BocaChess.com.

Victory Bible Club – The Victory Bible Club meets every Thursday from noon to 2 p.m. in the UCM room by the ATM in the Breezeway. Lunch will be provided along with bible study, discussions and trips.