Vol. 17, No. 30May 7, 1998

Vietnam lecture in Georgetown

A slide lecture, entitled "Hue: Vietnam's Imperial City," will be presented at 7 p.m., Tuesday, May 19, in the lecture hall of the William A. Carter Partnership Center on the Jack F. Owens Campus of Delaware Technical and Community College, Georgetown.

The event is sponsored by UD's Liberal Studies Program.

Mark W. McLeod, history, will present slides of his recent trip to Vietnam.

The photographs present the politico-religious architecture of Vietnam's Nguyen Dynasty (1802-1945), as well as the culture, religious practices and daily life in present day Hue city, under the Socialist Republic of Vietnam.

The program is free and open to the public.

For more information, call 831-0803 or send e-mail to Mark.McLeod@mvs.udel.edu

Talk on 'Hamlet' set in Gore Hall

Catherine Belsey of the University College of Wales, Cardiff, United Kingdom, will present a slide lecture on "Hamlet and the Dance of Death," at 5 p.m., Tuesday, May 12, in Room 102 Gore Hall.

Belsey is one of the best-known contemporary scholars of both Renaissance literature and critical theory. She is the author of Critical Practice, The Subject of Tragedy, John Milton and Desire: Love Stories in Western Culture, and the coeditor (with Jane Moore) of The Feminist Reader: Essays in Gender and the Politics of Literary Criticism.

She is cochair of the Centre for Critical and Cultural Studies at the University of Wales at Cardiff and, this semester, is a visiting professor at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Music recital in Loudis May 18

The Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia music fraternity at UD will host its annual recital at 8 p.m., Monday, May 18, in the Loudis Recital Hall of the Amy E. du Pont Music Building.

The recital will feature works from American composers, celebrating American music and its diversity, from Copland to modern rock to original pieces written by the fraternity members.

The recital is free and open to the public. For more information, call 737-5865 or send e-mail to thejedi@udel.edu

French comedy in Pearson Hall

Students of the "French Theater Workshop" will present La Colonie, a one-act comedy by the 18th-century playwright Marivaux, at 3:30 and 8 p.m., Friday, May 15, in Pearson Hall auditorium. Admission to the play, which will be performed in French, is free and open to the public.

The performances are sponsored by the Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures. For information, call 831-2044.

PRESENT to hold info open house

The PRESENT is celebrating its first anniversary. The on-campus facility is a simulated classroom environment where faculty and other teaching staff can learn to identify educational applications and gain information on how to use these technologies effectively.

Members of the University community are invited to visit the site from noon-4 p.m., Friday, May 15, in Room 002A Smith Hall and see exemplary work from other faculty, learn new tips, shortcuts and technologies and enjoy refreshments and share ideas.

For information on the open house, call 831-0640 or send e-mail to present-site@udel.edu

To find out more about the PRESENT, use the link to http://www.udel.edu/learn/present