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Janet Werner's intriguing portraits of fictional people caught the imagination of art critic Robert Enright, who wrote in The Globe and Mail that "they may be ordinary people, but they are extraordinary paintings."

Her 50 or so small and large oil paintings were shown before Christmas at Winnipeg's Plug-In Gallery and the MacLaren Art Centre, in Barrie, Ont. Werner, a graduate of Yale, taught at the University of Saskatchewan before coming to teach in Concordia's Faculty of Fine Arts.

She says her portraits are composites of ideas and feelings, composite images of half-remembered and half-imagined faces. In her artistic statement about her exhibit, she suggests that her portraits are all manifestations of the same person, perhaps the artist herself.

 


 

SciCollegeBrain

Science College Speakers Series

We Listen to Our Own

Stroke Therapy

Majid Fotuhi

March 23, 8:30 p.m.

Room 110, Henry F. Hall Building,

1455 de Maisonneuve Blvd. W.

Strokes suddenly deprive the brain of blood. The areas involved gradually die and leave patients with a large range of deficits, from the inability to move their fingers to loss of language or even death. For centuries, neurologists used the relation between the location of strokes and the type of ensuing deficits to discover the function of each specific part of the brain. Now, for the first time, they are not only learning from these patients, but can offer them immediate therapies.

Dr. Majid Fotuhi is a senior neurology resident at Johns Hopkins Hospital. He graduated from Concordia's Science College in 1987, and joined the neuroscience graduate program at Johns Hopkins University, where he received his PhD in 1992.

 


 

Concordia Student Union election and referendum

March 28, 29 and 30

Running for president: Rob Green, Claude Jacob, Ric Stryde

Polls: H, LB, VA, AD, VL

Graduate Students' Association election

March 20 to April 7

By mail ballots only.

 


 

CBC Newswatch on Campus

Town hall on university issues

March 20, 2000

Live at 6 p.m.

DeS¸ve Cinema, J.W. McConnell library complex

Join the studio audience -- first come, first served.

 


 

Spring Convocation

Faculty of Fine Arts

Tuesday, June 6, 2 p.m.

Oscar Peterson Concert Hall

Faculty of Commerce and Administration

Wednesday, June 7, 7 p.m.

Molson Centre

Faculty of Arts and Science

Tuesday, June 13, 10 a.m. and 2:30 p.m.

Molson Centre

Faculty of Engineering and Computer Science

Tuesday, June 13, 7 p.m.

Molson Centre

 


 

See Concordia's Oscar-nominated films

Friday, March 24

DeS¸ve Cinema

1:15 to 2:30 p.m.

Blackfly, Strings, My Grandmother Ironed the King's Shirts,

When the Wind Blows

 

 


 

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Art History graduate students held a daylong conference on March 11, but they started off on full stomachs. Participants at the opening reception the night before were asked to bring "edible art." Here is the contribution of Elizabeth Kalbfleisch (in the centre). She is flanked by organizers Emily Fulvey and Cassandra Leslie.


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