May 2, 2017 — May 8, 2017

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May 3 and 10: “39 Basamak,” by Patrick Barlow, directed by İlham Yazar, at the FMPA Chamber Theater, 8 p.m. The play will be performed in Turkish. For tickets:


Tuesday, May 2

“Functionalization of Surface via Layer-by-Layer Technique,” by Prof. İrem Erel Göktepe (METU), at FS, SBZ-14, 12:40 p.m. Organized by CHEM.


Friday, May 5

“Interpreting for the Council of Europe,” by Sally Bailey-Ravet (Head of Department and Head Interpreter, Council of Europe), at EE-01, 10 a.m. Organized by TRIN/CINT.


Friday, May 5

“Superhydrophobic Surfaces and Heterogeneous Bubble Nucleation,” by Prof. Carlo Casciola (Università di Roma La Sapienza), at the UNAM Conference Room, 3:40 p.m. Organized by UNAM.


Department of Performing Arts students’ graduation project: “Madde-22” (Turkish-language production of US playwright Joseph Heller’s “Catch-22”). Performances will take place on May 4 and 11 at 8 p.m. in the FMPA Theater Hall. For tickets:


Wednesday, May 3

Second Student Colloquium in Modern European History, at FEASS, A-130, 9:30 a.m. 5 p.m. Organized by HIST.


Wednesday-Thursday, May 3-4

CTIS Senior Projects Poster Presentations, on the top floor of C Building, East Campus, 9 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.


Saturday, May 6

“The Master and the Future Star”

Bilkent Concert Hall, 8 p.m.

Conductor and Piano:  Jean-François Heisser

Guitar: Eren Süalp

C.M. von Weber, Konzertstück in F minor

M.C. Tedesco, Concerto for Guitar No. 1

  1. Dvorak, Symphony No. 8 in G major


Saturday, May 20

“Forever Young”

Bilkent Concert Hall, 8 p.m.

Conductor: Rengim Gökmen

Violin: Elif Ece Cansever

  1. Sibelius, Concerto for Violin in D minor
  2. Bernstein, Symphonic Suite from “On the Waterfront”

Thursday, May 4

Exhibition of students from Introduction to Painting, Printmaking / Serigraphy and Free Hand Drawing, at the FADA Exhibition Hall, 4:30 p.m. Organized by FA.




Alumni Homecoming to Take Place May 7

Alumni, graduating students, current students, and academic and administrative personnel are all invited to meet at the spring Alumni Homecoming organized by the Alumni Center. This annual event, a get-together picnic, will take place at the Main Campus lawn area on Sunday, May 7.

In addition to stands selling food and beverages, the picnic will feature

games, music, sports activities, a dance show

and a broadcast by Radio Bilkent, all taking place at various times throughout the day.

Please be aware that during that day, some campus roads and parking lots will be closed. (Also, please note that pets will

not be allowed on the lawn area.)