University of Wisconsin-Stout

Nov. 7, 2011

4-5 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 8, Fantasy and science fiction author Kelly McCullough of Menomonie will read from his work in Harvey Hall Theatre, sponsored by the College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences and the Literature Committee, English and philosophy. The event is free and open to the public, and refreshments will be served.

Monday, Nov. 7, through Wednesday, Nov. 9, Steven Meyer, director of the documentary “Buried Prayers” will be at UW-Stout. A free film premiere, preceded by a 5:30 p.m. reception, begins at about 6:45 p.m. Nov. 7 at the Mabel Tainter Center for the Arts in Menomonie. Meyer will visit the Center for Applied Ethics and be available for interviews from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Nov. 7 and Nov. 8 and speak to students Nov. 9. Contact the ethics center, 715-232-5184;

Monday, Nov. 7, through Friday, Nov. 11, International Week featuring the following events: trivia, 7 p.m. Tuesday, 208 Heritage Hall; Saudi Arabia Culture and Customs, 3 p.m. Wednesday, 290 Micheels Hall; Pakistan the Real Truth, 4 p.m., Thursday, 131 Heritage Hall; Haiti the Untold Story, 5 p.m. Thursday, 131 Heritage Hall; International Fair exhibits and performances, 3-6 p.m. Friday, Sunken Lounge, Merle M. Price Commons. Sponsored by the International Relations Club and Office of International Education, 715-232-1122,

5 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 9, A panel presentation and discussion on “Inequality, Protest and Democracy” hosted by the Social Science Speaker Series will be held in room 131 of Heritage Hall. Panelists include Chris Ferguson, economics; Nels Paulson, sociology; and Thomas Pearson, anthropology.

8 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 10, Minneapolis duo Jamestown Story will perform in the Sunken Lounge of Merle M. Price Commons. Free. Sponsored by Blue Devil Productions, 715-232-2432,

6 a.m., Friday, Nov. 11, As part of Veterans Day, UW-Stout will read the names of more than 6,200 people who have died in the current war effort. The Remembrance Roll Call will be at Clock Tower Plaza, pausing at 1 p.m. for a national moment of silence. Veterans, active duty personnel, members of the university community and area residents are invited as readers. Sponsored by the Ally Center for Civil Rights and Civic Responsibility, ROTC program and Veterans Club. To volunteer call 715-232-1772.

Through Friday, Nov. 11, The Bowling Green University faculty art exhibit will be at Furlong Gallery, room 178 of the Applied Arts Building. The gallery is free and open to the public from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday and noon to 4:30 p.m. Saturday. Metered parking is nearby on 13th Avenue. Parking in all UW-Stout lots is free after 4 p.m. Call 715-232-2261 or email

11:15 a.m. to 3:45 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 12, Teams from west-central and northwestern Wisconsin are scheduled to compete in the FIRST LEGO League regional tournament in Micheels and Jarvis halls. Contact event director Kevin Olson, 715-232-1212, or go to

10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday, Nov. 14, Winter Graduation Fair, 184 Micheels Hall. Go to

7-9:30 p.m. Monday, Nov. 14, Concert & Conversation for International Transgender Day of Remembrance will be held at the Mabel Tainter Center for the Arts, 205 Main St. Contact Virginia Lea, 715-232-3944; or Glenda Jones, 715-232-5138,

8 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 15, Comedian Tig Notaro, from California, will perform in room 184 of Micheels Hall. Free. Sponsored by Blue Devil Productions, 715-232-2432,

7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 17, A panel discussion on sand mining, sponsored by Sustainable Dunn, will be held in room 112 of Jarvis Hall Science Wing. Speakers will be UW-Eau Claire Professor Crispin Pierce, retired UW-Eau Claire professor Koshoshek, Menomonie sand mine manager Rich Budinger and DNR water specialist Tom Woletz.

8 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 17, Hip-hop artist P.O.S. of Minneapolis will perform at Stout Ale House, 1501 N. Broadway St. Tickets are on sale at Sponsored by Blue Devil Productions, 715-232-2432,

Wednesday, Nov. 23, through Friday, Nov. 25, Thanksgiving break. No classes.

Wednesday, Dec. 7, through Saturday, Dec. 10, University Theatre presents “The Underpants,” a comic farce by Steve Martin, at 7:30 p.m. each night in Harvey Hall Theatre. Tickets are $12 and are available online at or 715-232-1431.

8 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 8, Award-winning poetry slam performer George Watsky will perform in the Sunken Lounge of Merle M. Price Commons. Free. Sponsored by Blue Devil Productions, 715-232-2432,

Thursday, Dec. 15, Fall semester classes end.

Friday, Dec. 16, through Thursday, Dec. 22, Final exams.

Saturday, Dec. 17, Commencement, Johnson Fieldhouse; 9:30 a.m. College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences, College of Management, Graduate School; 2 p.m.: College of Education, Health and Human Sciences, College of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics; Graduate School.