The health of the community is important. So is your health. Get the answers to all your health-related questions today from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at the Student Health Advisory Council's Health Fair on the Mall. You'll walk away feeling better.
If finding old things in dirt fascinates you, then here's a lecture you might enjoy. Ed February will be giving a talk entitled "South Africa's Archaeological Heritage: Old and New Perspectives" today from noon-1 p.m. in Arizona Stadium Room 104G. Learn about the current debates surrounding South Africa's archeological history, post-apartheid and during-apartheid. Call 621-2191 for more information.
Here's something else to entertain you during the lunchtime rush. William Dever, professor of Near Eastern Studies, will give a talk called "Archaeology and the Bible: Strange Bedfellows!" today from 12:15 p.m.- 12:50 p.m. in Gallagher Theatre. Perfect timing for those with classes sandwiching the lunch hour. And you might learn something about Moses that you never knew. Call Sue Robinson at 621-4700 if you have any questions.
If archaeology isn't your cup of tea, maybe Latin America is. The Latin American Area Center Brown Bag Series continues today from noon-1 p.m. in Douglass Room 102. Basilia Valenzuela, coordinator of the Center of U.S.-Mexican Studies at the Universidad de Guadalajara, will be presenting "Migrants and the State: Remittances and the Search for Economic Development." Call 626-7242 for more information.
"Smoke Signals," the first major motion picture to be written, directed and produced by an all-Native American crew, will be showing tonight at Gallagher Theatre at 7. Loosely based on Sherman Alexie's book, The Lone Ranger and Tonto Fistfight in Heaven, the movie won the Flimmakers Trophy and Audience Award at the 1998 Sundance Film Festival. The screening is part of Graduate Student Appreciation Week, so if you're a graduate student, you can see it for free; all others must pay $2.50. Professor of Native American Studies Thomas Holm will be introducing the film. Call the Graduate & Professional Student Council at 626-7526 if you need to know more.
The guy who wrote "Shakespeare in Love" was a playwright before he started doing cheesy films. See one of his works tonight in the Marroney Theatre. Arizona Repertory Theatre presents "On the Razzle" at 7:30 p.m., a comedy about what happens when two grocery clerks go out for a crazy night on the town in 19th-century Vienna. Tickets are $16 general, $14 for seniors and UA employees, and $10 for students. Call the Fine Arts Box Office at 621-1162 for more information.
In other graduate student-related news, the Poetry Center's Spring Reading Series continues tonight with the first of two readings featuring spring graduates. Reading tonight at 8 in the Modern Languages Auditorium are Corrina Vallianatos, Michael Cryer, Charles Gillespie and Daniel Gula. Call the Poetry Center at 321-7760 for more information.
- compiled by Annie Holub