For Immediate Release — Wednesday, October 5, 2005

SUNY Geneseo Calendar of Events for October 13-19

THURSDAY, OCT. 13:

LECTURE: H. James Birx, a distinguished professor of anthropology at Canisius College in Buffalo, will deliver a lecture titled "Interpreting Evolution: Pierre Teilhard de Chardin." Birx will examine the life, thought and influence of Chardin. Chardin was a geopaleontologist and Jesuit priest who attempted to present a dynamic synthesis of science and theology in terms of cosmic evolution and planetary convergence. 7 p.m., Newton Hall, Room 204. Free and open to the public.

LOCKHART GALLERY EXHIBIT: The Lockhart Gallery, located in the McClellan House, presents the Gerard Alonzo Sculpture Exhibition. The gallery is open daily from 11:30 a.m.-4 p.m. and Fridays 11:30 a.m.-8 p.m. Free and open to the public. The exhibit runs through Friday, Oct 14.

FRIDAY, OCT. 14:

CONCERT: The School of the Arts presents the Geneseo Chamber Singers and Carol Choristers, directed by Gerard Floriano. 8 p.m., Central Presbyterian Church, Geneseo. Free and open to the public.

LOCKHART GALLERY EXHIBIT: (See Thursday, Oct. 13). Last day.

SPORTS: Women's Soccer vs. Buffalo State. 3 p.m., Saratoga Field. Free and open to the public.

SATURDAY, OCT. 15:

SPORTS: Women's Field Hockey vs. Hamilton. 1 p.m., Upper Merritt Field. Free and open to the public.

SPORTS: Women's Soccer vs. Fredonia. 1 p.m., Saratoga Field. Free and open to the public.

SUNDAY, OCT. 16:

CONCERT: The School of the Arts presents the Geneseo Symphony Orchestra with James Walker conducting. 3 p.m., Wadsworth Auditorium. Free and open to the public.

TUESDAY, OCT. 18:

CELEBRATION OF THE 400TH ANNIVERSARY OF DON QUIXOTE: In celebration of the 400th anniversary of Don Quixote there will be an opening program, symposium and art exhibit at 6:30 p.m. in the Harding Lounge, Welles Hall 111. A keynote address titled "The Sexual Economy of 'Don Quijote,' Part I: Dorotea and the Gallery of Slaves" by Robert Ter Horst, University of Rochester professor emeritus of Spanish at 6:40 p.m. in Welles Hall 121. "Marcela y Maritornes: Dos visiones del 'yo' femenino" by Joaquin Gomez, assistant professor of Spanish at 7:10 p.m. in Welles Hall 121. Intermission and refreshments will be from 7:30-7:45 p.m. in the Harding Lounge, Welles Hall 111. Students whose papers were selected by a panel of Spanish faculty will read their work at 7:45 p.m. in Welles Hall 123. Free and open to the public.

WEDNESDAY, OCT. 19:

READINGS: In celebration of the 400th anniversary of Don Quixote, advanced-level Spanish language students will read noteworthy excerpts of "Don Quijote" in Spanish and English. 6:30 p.m., Wadsworth Auditorium. Free and open to the public.

SPORTS: Women's Soccer vs. Brockport. 3 p.m., Saratoga Field. Free and open to the public.

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