Events

Voices of Women in Music

Jan. 22, 2019 8:00 pm
Jan. 23, 2019 8:00 pm
Abbey Chapel

“Klap Ur Handz” String Quartet No. 5 “Rosa Parks”.......................................D.B. Roumain
Violin Concerto No. 2......................................F. Price
   Featuring Er-Gene Kahng, violin
Scheherazade, Op. 35...............N. Rimsky-Korsakov

Self-Advocacy Bootcamp

Jan. 24, 2019 4:30 pm – 6:30 pm
210 Skinner

This event is geared towards for first-years, transfers, and other students who have recently completed the AccessAbility Services application process. AccessAbility Services Fellows will talk through and then role play having a conversation with faculty about their accommodation letters. Attendees will have the opportunity to practice having these conversations with the guidance and feedback of the Fellows. All are invited to join the Fellows for casual conversation over dinner in the Dining Commons immediately following this event.

 

 

Mirror Piece I: Reconfigured (1969/2018-2019) by Joan Jonas ’58

Jan. 31, 2019 7:30 pm
Dance Studio Theater, Kendall Hall

In this historic, one-night only event, internationally-acclaimed artist and Mount Holyoke alumna Joan Jonas will direct a reconfigured staging of her groundbreaking performance, Mirror Piece I.

Mirror Piece I was the first in a series of time-based works that established Jonas as a leading figure in the field of performance art. Motivated by feminist ideas, the work explores gender hierarchies, the power of the gaze, and notions of perception and representation. At Mount Holyoke, Mirror Piece I: Reconfigured (1969/2018-2019) will be performed by students who are pursuing majors in the visual and performing arts.

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Who's in Charge Here? Authority in the Classroom with Ali Aslam

Feb. 1, 2019 12:00 pm – 1:15 pm
Blanchard 318

Intergroup Dialogue: Exploring Race and Racism in the United States and Mount Holyoke College Weekend Course 2019

Feb. 2 – 3, 2019 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

What is Intergroup Dialogue?

Intergroup dialogue is "a facilitated, face-to-face encounter that strives to create new levels of understanding, relating and action between two or more social identity groups who have a history of conflict or potential conflict" (Zúñiga & Nagda, 2003).

The Intergoup Dialogue Weekend Course: Exploring Race and Racism in the United States and Mount Holyoke College is designed to encourage students to develop skills for exploring differences and commonalities in diverse social settings.

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American Ballet Theatre Studio Company Performances

Feb. 15, 2019 8:00 pm
Feb. 16, 2019 2:00 pm
Feb. 16, 2019 8:00 pm
Studio Theater, Kendall Hall

American Ballet Theatre’s Studio Company is a classical ensemble made up of 14 dancers of outstanding potential. The mission of ABT Studio Company is to train young dancers (ages 16-20) in preparation for entering American Ballet Theatre’s main Company or other leading national and international professional ballet companies. The program serves as a bridge between ballet training and professional performance. 

 

 

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Rhythms of Central and South America

Mar. 1, 2019 8:00 pm
Abbey Chapel

Danzόn No. 2............................................A. Márquez
Harp Concerto, Op. 25...........................A. Ginastera
   Featuring Charles Overton, harp
Symphonic Dances from “West Side Story”.....L. Bernstein

Teaching the Environment with Michelle Markley

Apr. 5, 2019 12:00 pm – 1:15 pm
Blanchard 318

Many of us are teaching about the environment and sustainability. This TLI lunch presentation and discussion will emphasize opportunities for collaboration and innovative approaches.

2019 Women of Color Trailblazers Leadership Conference

Apr. 6, 2019 9:00 am – 7:00 pm
Chapin Auditorium, Mary Woolley Hall

“Going Beyond Politics”

The 2019 conference will consist of workshops that focus on the topics of peer networking, professional and personal development, and leadership opportunities. Most importantly, this conference will provide a space to celebrate the lives and accomplishments of women of color. Co-sponsored by the Weissman Center for Leadership, this year’s keynote speaker(s) will include political figures and activists who are engaged in public policy.

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Mozart and Beethoven

Apr. 19, 2019 8:00 pm
Abbey Chapel

Symphony No. 35, D Major, K385..........W.A. Mozart
Exultate Jubilate..........W.A. Mozart
   Featuring Healey Suto, soprano
Symphony No. 5, C Minor, Op. 67. L. v...........Beethoven

May Teaching and Scholarship Renewal Week

May. 13 – 15, 2019 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
Willits Hallowell Center