Nov. 21, 2008
Fall Break and Thanksgiving Holiday, Tuesday-Saturday,
ASU Ringers perform Christmas
concert, Monday, Dec. 1,
7:30 p.m., Riceland Hall, Fowler Center
Last day of class, Saturday, Dec. 6
Final exams, Monday-Saturday, Dec. 8-13
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Identity Solutions Symposium announces call for papers
A call for conference papers and participation in the second Identity Solutions Symposium and the
2009 Acxiom Laboratory for Applied Research (ALAR) Conference on Applied
Research in Information Technology has been announced—the deadline for
submissions is Sunday, Dec. 7.
The conference will accept both full papers and
research in progress; accepted papers will be published in the
conference proceedings. Research in progress should be submitted in
slide format; 1-page summaries of accepted presentations will also
be published in the conference proceedings. (Conference proceedings
will be published
Dr. Farhad Moeeni, Computer and Information Technology, is a member of the conference
organizing committee. Dr. Moeeni and Dr. Jeff Jenness, chair, Computer Science, are members of the conference program committee.
For details, contact Dr.
Moeeni, or see the NewsPage
Artist Shazieh Gorji visits Department of Art
Shazieh Gorji is a visiting artist in the Department of Art
through Nov. 21. Ms. Gorji presently resides in Pakistan, and
graduated from Bennington College, Vt.,
with a bachelor's degree in Liberal Arts and a concentration in
Visual Arts-Ceramics. Gorji worked in the ceramics area from 10
a.m.-3 p.m. each day while visiting ASU and has given a number of
presentations to interested students and the public. She lectured on
contemporary ceramics in Pakistan, wood-fired kilns, and her ceramic
works. Shazieh Gorji has exhibited her work internationally in
London, Pakistan, New York, Vermont, France, and many other places.
For details, contact Bill Rowe,
Social Work to
present World AIDS Day conference
ASU’s Department of Social Work
will present its first World AIDS Day conference, Monday, Dec. 1, in
The conference was organized by Dr. Guitele Rahill, Social Work,
and she, along with Dr. Patricia Guy-Walls and Dr. Beverly
Edwards, both of Social Work, are conference co-chairs. The
conference seeks to increase awareness of the impact of
HIV/AIDS in rural communities, especially in northeast Arkansas and to
provide a foundation for future research.
The World AIDS Day conference marks the end of National HIV/AIDS
Awareness Week which begins Monday, Nov. 24.
Registration and breakfast begin at 7:45 a.m. There is no charge for the
conference, and breakfast and lunch will be provided. For details, contact
Dr. Guitele Rahill,
at ext. 3984, or see the NewsPage
Madrigal Feaste invites, charms
The ASU Choirs will present the seventh Madrigal Feaste on
Thursday-Friday, Dec. 4-5, at 6:30 p.m. in the Grand Hall of ASU’s
Fowler Center. The Madrigal Feaste will be in the traditional style of
Merrie Olde England, with costumes, decorations, comedy, and fanfare.
The Chamber Singers, led by Dr. Dale Miller, director of choral
activities, will host the evening’s entertainment and serve as the court
of King Henry the Eighth of England, Jonesboro, and Craighead County.
Guests will enjoy the Wassail Bowl beginning at 6:15 p.m., and seating
will begin with the first fanfare at 6:30 p.m.
Tickets for the
Thursday, Dec. 4 performance will be available through Monday, Dec. 1,
and tickets for the Friday, Dec. 5 performance will be available through
Tuesday, Dec. 2. Tickets for the Madrigal Feaste may be
purchased at the ASU Central Box Office by calling (870) 972-ASU1,
or by calling the toll-free number, 888-ASU-FANS. All seats are
reserved and are limited by space available. Ticket prices are $35
for the general public, and $30 for ASU faculty, staff, and
students, as well as senior citizens. Proceeds benefit the ASU
Choir’s scholarship program and an upcoming concert tour to Italy in
March 2010. For details, contact
Dr. Dale Miller,
ext. 3841, or see the NewsPage release.
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