Campus News & Events


For more information and ticket prices, call Rodney K. Hurley at (718) 488-1624 or visit www.kumbletheater.org .

Black Health Empowerment Project, February 24, 2007Pre-registrants qualify for prizes
(866) 447-7103 or bheptour.org

Monday, February 5, 7 p.m.

Brooklyn activist/author Kevin Powell
Conversation with author of “Someday We’ll All Be Free,” co-sponsored by African Voices. Free.

Thursday, February 8, 7:30 p.m.; Saturday-Sunday, February 10-11, 3 p.m.
Dancewave’s Kids Café Festival 2007
Performing ensembles of 150 city youth will celebrate salsa. Tickets: Thursday Benefit Gala, $50/$100. Weekend: adults, $20, kids, $12.

Monday, February 12, 7 p.m.
“The Erotic as Power: A Redefining of Love & Sexuality”
Panel discussion for adults over 18, co-presented by The Love Entertainment Group and Akila Worksongs. Free.

Wednesday, February 14, 6:30 p.m.
“Mo Beasley’s Urbanerotika: The Multimedia Experience”
Features work of Michael Scott Jones and poets, spoken-word artists and musicians. Tickets: $15 (advance sale price through 1/15/07); $20, $40 for couples.

Friday, February 16, 7:30 p.m.
Asian New Year Celebration
Traditional Chinese music and dance. Tickets: $15; $10 for seniors, students with ID.

Tuesday-Wednesday, February 20-21, 8 p.m.
South African contemporary music and dance, presented by 651 ARTS and Danspace Project. Visit www.651arts.org. Tickets: $20; $13 for students, seniors.


Gallery hours are Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., and Saturday/Sunday, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. (Humanities Building Gallery is closed on weekends.) Admission is free. For more information, call Nancy Grove at (718) 488-1198. .

February 1 to February 28/Humanities Gallery
Adam Niklewicz
“The Invisible Solid,” a mixed media installation.

February 1 to February 28/Salena Gallery
Installation by Dominican artist in conjunction with Diaspora conference.

February 1 to February 28/Resnick Gallery
Ellie Winberg
“Extreme Paper: Folds, Tears and Overlays.”

March 5 to March 30/Humanities Gallery
Ellen Driscoll Sculptural Installation

March 5 to March 30/Salena Gallery
Simon Carr Paintings

March 5 to March 30/Resnick Gallery
Coptic Icon Paintings


“Jazz Clinic and Concert Series” features top names in jazz. Admission is free. For more information, call Bob Aquino at (718) 488-1668.

Thursday, February 8, 4 p.m./Humanities 106
South African Jazz Saxophonist Dr. Mike Rossi

Tuesday, March 6, 4 p.m./Humanities 106
Jazz Pianist Vijay Iyer and Saxophonist Rudresh Manhatthapa

Tuesday, March 27, 4 p.m./Humanities 106
 Jazz Guitarist Peter Bernstein

Wednesdays, 4 p.m. to 6 p.m./Humanities 106
Long Island University Chorus
The chorus rehearses every Wednesday, starting on January 24. For more information, contact Gloria Cooper at (718) 488-1450.


“Afternoons at LIU” is a series of free noontime dance concerts, supported in part by a grant from Target. For more information, call Lisa Biggs at (718) 488-3355.

Wednesday, February 14, noon/Kumble Theater
Conjunto Folklorico – Africa Diaspora Conference
Dominican ensemble of 40 youths performs traditional dance.

Friday, February 16, 4 p.m./Kumble Theater
RAWorkshop: Dance Students Works in Progress

Wednesday, March 7, Noon/Kumble Theater
Gwen Laster
Jazz violinist performs free concert.

Saturday, March 24, 9:30 a.m./Humanities 109
Dance Auditions
For prospective students. Call Judith Stuart at (718) 488-1075 for more information.


The English Department’s multicultural “Voices of the Rainbow” series is funded by the Provost’s office. Admission is free. For more information, call Louis Parascandola at (718) 488-1109.

Monday, February 5, 11 a.m./health Sciences 119
African-American author of short stories, “The Portable Promised Land,” and essays, “Never Drank the Kool-Aid.”

Monday, February 12, noon/location tba
David Mills
Actor/historian/poet presents one-man show on Langston Hughes.


For more information, call (718) 488-1420.

LIU Blackbirds Men’s Basketball
Monday, February 5, 7 p.m.—Central Connecticut*
Saturday, February 17, 4 p.m.—Quinnipiac*
Tuesday, February 20, 7 p.m.—Monmouth*
Thursday, Sunday, March 1, 4—NEC Tournament
Wednesday, March 7—NEC Championship

LIU Blackbirds Women’s Basketball
Saturday, February 3, 2 p.m.—Wagner*
Saturday, February 10, 2 p.m.—Monmouth*
Saturday, February 17, 4 p.m.—Quinnipiac*
Saturday, Tuesday, March 3, 6—NEC Tournament
Saturday, March 10—NEC Championship

LIU Blackbirds Softball
Tuesday, March 27, 4 p.m.—St. Johns (DH)

LIU Blackbirds Baseball
Wednesday, February 28, 3:30 p.m.—St. Peter’s
Wednesday, March 7, 3 p.m.—Maryland Eastern Shore
Tuesday, March 20, 3 p.m.—Manhattan

LIU Blackbirds Lacrosse
Tuesday, March 6, 4 p.m.—Fairfield
Friday, March 9, 4 p.m.—LeMoyne
Wednesday, March 21, 4 p.m.—Iona
Wednesday, March 28, 4 pm.—Howard

*Northeast Conference Game
DH = Doubleheader


For more information, call Kevin Doyle at (718) 488-1084.

Wednesday-Saturday, March 28-31, 8 p.m./Kumble Theater
“Life is a Dream”
The Department of Communications Studies, Performance Studies and Theatre presents drama by Pedro Calderon de la Barca. Tickets: $15.


The conference is supported by the John P. McGrath and Andrew Mellon Funds. For more information, call (718) 488-1657.

Wednesday, March 28, 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m./Library Learning Center 124
“The Dragon and the Tiger: Transforming Economies in Asia”
Spring Honors Conference; offered for one credit.


For more information, call Carole Griffiths at (718) 780-4164.

Saturday, March 3, 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m./health Sciences 119
Evolution Today
Experts speak on aspects of evolution and health, epidemiology and more

Send event information to: Alka Gupta, Office of Public Relations, M-407 or email to: alka.gupta@liu.edu.


By Subway The Brooklyn Campus of Long Island University is served by all subway lines. IRT: 4 or 5 trains (Lexington Avenue Line) or the 2 or 3 trains (Seventh Avenue Line) to Nevins Street Station. BMT: B, M, Q, or R trains to DeKalb Avenue Station. IND: A, C, or G trains (Eighth Avenue Line) to Hoyt-
Schermerhorn Street Station.

By Railroad The Flatbush Avenue terminal of the Long Island
Rail Road is four blocks away.

By Automobile From Queens — Take the Brooklyn-Queens
Expressway west to the Tillary Street Exit. Follow Tillary Street to Flatbush Avenue.
Make a left onto Flatbush Avenue. The Brooklyn Campus is on the corner of Flatbush and DeKalb Avenues.

From Staten Island or Brooklyn — Take the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway east to Cadman Plaza West. Follow Cadman Plaza West to Tillary Street. Turn left on Tillary Street, then right on Flatbush Avenue. The Brooklyn Campus is on the left.

From Manhattan — Via Manhattan Bridge: proceed along Flatbush
Avenue Extension to Myrtle Avenue, left to Ashland Place, right to DeKalb Avenue (2 blocks). Via Brooklyn Bridge: proceed along Adams Street, make left turn onto Tillary Street; after crossing Flatbush Avenue Extension bear right onto Navy Street which becomes Ashland Place and continue to DeKalb Avenue (2 blocks after Myrtle Avenue).