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Never mind the Red Sox: How have fans of Japanese baseball's perennial underdogs the Hanshin Tigers reacted to their team's experience in the Japan Series? Yale University professor William W. Kelly will examine this and related issues in "Can the Hanshin Tigers Save Japan? The Present Practices and Future Prospects of Japanese Baseball" at 4 pm on Thursday, October 30, in 305 Kendade.
October 27, 2003 - 2:46pm

The MHC Art Museum, in collaboration with the Spencer Museum of Art at the University of Kansas, has developed a major exhibition of the renowned photographer Diane Arbus. The museum will have Diane Arbus: Family Albums on view from September 2 through December 7.

October 22, 2003 - 6:15pm
Works by World War II expatriates Marc Chagall and Andre Masson, along with contemporary Robert Motherwell, are highlighted in the exhibition Mount Holyoke Encounter: The Artists of Pontigny-in-America at the Art Museum through December 14. The showings are in conjunction with a Weissman Center symposium celebrating the 60th anniversary of the original Pontigny colloquia.
October 22, 2003 - 6:16pm
Populist government critic Jim Hightower will read from his new collection, Thieves in High Places: They've Stolen Our Country  and It's Time to Take it Back, at Chapin Auditorium on Thursday, October 23, at 7:30 pm. Hightower's appearance is co-sponsored by the Odyssey Bookshop.
October 20, 2003 - 2:59pm
Professor of English Mary Jo Salter reads from Open Shutters: Poems on Monday, October 20, at 7 pm at the Odyssey Bookshop in the Village Commons. The Odyssey notes that "darkness and light interact and mingle throughout Salter's sparkling new collection to reveal a world where things are often not what they seem."
October 20, 2003 - 2:54pm
A memorial service for David Bicknell Truman will be held on Monday, October 20, at 4 pm in Abbey Chapel. Truman, who died on August 28, served as president of the College from 1969 to 1978.
October 20, 2003 - 11:45am
Elizabeth Perry, Henry Rosovsky Professor of Government at Harvard University, will give a lecture entitled "Patrolling the Revolution: Worker Militias, Citizenship, and State-building in Modern China" at noon on Friday, October 24, in the New York Room of Mary Woolley Hall.
October 20, 2003 - 9:30am
MHC's Family Weekend, which takes place from October 31 to November 2, offers a wide variety of events that will provide insight into the intellectual, social and spiritual opportunities that abound on our beautiful campus.
October 20, 2003 - 9:26am
After a national search, the College has named Eva Paus, professor of economics and founding codirector of the Harriet L. and Paul M. Weissman Center for Leadership, to the new position of director of global initiatives.
October 20, 2003 - 9:26am
Athol Fugard's The Island, the story of two black activists incarcerated on Robbin Island for revolutionary activities during the struggle against South African apartheid, will be performed at Rooke Theatre Thursday-Sunday, October 16-19. Tickets are free to Mount Holyoke students w/ID.The play is a production of the Massachusetts International Festival of the Arts.
October 17, 2003 - 2:48pm
Tariq Ali, a noted critic of current U.S. foreign policy and author of Bush in Babylon and The Clash of Fundamentalisms, will speak at Mount Holyoke as part of a 12-city U.S. tour on Thursday, October 16, at 7:30 pm in Gamble Auditorium.
October 15, 2003 - 12:57pm
John Fox, visiting lecturer in complex organizations, warns that the U.S. cannot afford a planned prescription drug program for the nation's seniors in a Washington Post column.
October 15, 2003 - 12:53pm
The Weissman Center for Leadership and the Liberal Arts hosts a lecture by liberal arts expert and Pulitzer Prize winner Louis Menand. "After the Liberal Arts" is the first in the Weissman Center's new series, Cultivating the Liberal Arts in the Twenty-first Century: Provocations, and takes place in Gamble Auditorium at 4 pm on Wednesday, October 15.
October 15, 2003 - 12:52pm
In an opinion column for the Hartford Courant, President Joanne V. Creighton says that the increasing "arms race" of costly collegiate sports makes it difficult to keep athletics in balance with the rest of the educational mission.
October 9, 2003 - 2:51pm
Petroleum geologist Elizabeth Wilson '72 will talk about "Iraq and Oil: What Does the Future Hold?" Thursday, October 9 at 7 pm in Room 212 of Skinner Hall. The lecture, part of a series of events through November concerning the U.S. occupation of Iraq, will be followed by a roundtable discussion.
October 9, 2003 - 2:03pm
More than 75 members of the MHC community took a spirit of "neighborliness" out to the surrounding area with this year's Day of Giving projects.
October 7, 2003 - 3:49pm