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  Events for April 1, 2013

Book Discussion: ’A Quiet Revolution’

- Location: BookEnd Lounge, Herrick Library
(6:30 PM - 8:00 PM)
- Link: Bridging Cultures Bookshelf: Muslim Journeys

Dr. Christopher Churchill and other faculty from the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences will lead a discussion of the book, "A Quiet Revolution: The Veil’s Resurgence from the Middle East to America."

The book’s themes include the politicization of the veil, contemporary Islamic politics, feminist approaches to studying religions, and the challenges of inter-religious and cross-cultural understanding.

This event is part of a "Bridging Cultures Bookshelf" grant awarded to the libraries by the National Endowment for the Humanities and the American Libraries Association.

Alfred University students in selected classes are reading from the book this semester. Others interested in participating are invited to consult the book at Herrick Library (on reserve) prior to the event.

Refreshments will be provided.

Exhibition of New-realism Paper-cuts

- Location: East wing on the 1st floor of Herrick Library
(All Day)
18 pieces of new-realism paper-cuts will be exhibited in the east wing of the first floor in the Herrick Library from Friday, March 29 to Thursday, April 4.

Mr. Min Li, the representative new-realism paper-cuts artist, mixes Western painting and traditional Yuxian techniques (one of the most distinctive traditional paper-cuts arts in China). It initiates a new field which has clear concave-convex, bright colors and 3-dimension perspective. Every product is uniquely designed, measured and practiced by hand.

This exhibition is sponsored by Confucius Institute at Alfred University and it is free to the public.

Zombie Apocalypse Marathon Pre-Registration

- Location: MyAlfred homepage
(All Day)
- Link: Pre-Register Here!

Do you have what it takes to survive the zombie apocalypse? This is your chance to put your skills to the test and find out! Envision running for your life through zombie infested trails and facing unforeseen obstacles. Only few can outlast the zombie infection and reach safety. The real question is: Are YOU a survivor?

Pre-registration ($10) will be open through April 19 on the My Alfred webpage. Registration will also be available at the event ($15) from 1-1:45 p.m. Funds raised will be donated to a charity of the Winner’s choice.

For more information contact: Jon (jmu1@alfred.edu) or Heather (hal2@alfred.edu)

Win a $100 Amex Gift Card!

- Location: Online Survey
(All Day)
- Link: AVI Dining Survey

Please complete the online Customer Satisfaction Survey and earn a chance to win a $100 Amex Gift Card!

The AVI Fresh Spring Survey is a valuable tool which helps us continue to improve our services. The survey will only take a few minutes to complete; we appreciate your time and feedback.

Complete the survey by Monday, April 8 to be eligible for the gift card. The winner will receive the prize on Wednesday, April 10.