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University of Massachusetts professor James Young, a consultant to the agency reconstructing Ground Zero in New York City, and German artist of public memorials and counter-memorials Horst Hoheisel will discuss the complexity of public memorials in "Crushed History: The Politics of Memory at Ground Zero and Beyond," on Thursday, April 24, at 4:30 pm in Gamble Auditorium.
April 17, 2003 - 4:49pm
The Honorable Masuo Nishibayashi, consul general of Japan in Boston, will address "The Current U.S.-Japan Relationship: Focusing on Iraq and North Korea" on Monday, April 21 at 4 pm at the Willits-Hallowell Center. A reception follows.
April 17, 2003 - 3:42pm
Faculty members Christopher Benfey, George Cobb, Lauret Savoy, and Howard Nicholson will be honored for outstanding teaching and scholarship on Monday, April 21, when the College gathers at Pratt Hall at 4 pm to celebrate the accomplishments of the faculty.
April 17, 2003 - 1:11pm
Iphigenia and Other Daughters, a modern, feminist adaptation of a Greek myth centered on the women in the legendary House of Atreus, will be staged at Rooke Theatre from April 10-15. This poetic text, inspired in part by World War I England, examines women's roles in war, their marginalized positions in society, and the conflict of family history versus personal will.
April 14, 2003 - 2:09pm
Assistant Professor of Anthropology Joshua Roth will read from Brokered Homeland, his study of the factors that divide Japanese residents from overseas Japanese, at the Odyssey Bookshop on Tuesday, April 8, at 7 pm.
April 14, 2003 - 12:27pm
Martha Ackmann, senior lecturer in women's studies, writes in Newsday that those calling for restrictions on the roles of women in the military end up keeping women from their own free choices--in the military and elsewhere.
April 14, 2003 - 12:26pm
The College is taking a number of steps to ensure that its students and other members of the community are safe in response to the outbreak of war with Iraq. The College is also taking steps to ensure that students have the opportunity to receive support during these anxious times.
April 14, 2003 - 12:11pm
New York Times science writer Gina Kolata, known for her coverage of scientific advances in cloning and disease prevention, will talk about "Reporting on the Embryo" on Thursday, April 17, at 7:30 pm in Gamble Auditorium. The lecture is the final event in the Weissman Center's The Political Embryo: Reconceiving Human Reproduction series.
April 11, 2003 - 2:11pm
Dean of Faculty Donal O'Shea presents his monthly report on recent publications and other achievements by the Mount Holyoke faculty.
April 8, 2003 - 4:50pm
MHC's twenty-eighth annual science symposium, the College's showcase of thesis and independent research work by seniors in the various sciences, is scheduled to take place Friday, April 11 from 1-6 pm in Cleveland Hall. This year, as a first step toward opening the symposium to all majors, the event will be augmented by performing and studio art presentations at sites across campus.
April 8, 2003 - 3:32pm
New York City-based Julian Velard, a gifted young pianist with a voice decribed as "two parts whisky, one part Waits, and a wondrous gift," plays the Thursday Night Edge music series on Thursday, April 10, at 8 pm in the Torrey Living Room Hall.
April 8, 2003 - 3:25pm
A series of ##site-specific performance art works## from the advanced class in collaboration and other senior artists and videographers will be presented on April 11 beginning at 3:30 pm.
April 7, 2003 - 1:41pm
Frederick A. de Armas of the University of Chicago will connect Miguel de Cervantes's novel Don Quixote with paintings by Italian artists such as Arcimboldo, Botticelli, and Raphael in "A Quixotic Museum: Cervantes, the Grotesque, and Italian Art" on Monday, April 7, at 7:30 pm in Gamble Auditorium.
April 7, 2003 - 12:41pm
LITS has implemented two new services that ##provide off-campus access## for e-mail and restricted databases to which the department subscribes.
April 7, 2003 - 12:39pm
ADAPT, the Ableism and Disability Awareness Planning Team, brings "Nothing to Hide," a collection of museum-quality photographs and interview texts about individuals and their families whose lives are affected by mental illness, to the Kendade Atrium from March 27 through April 10.
April 7, 2003 - 12:38pm
Take the Lead!--MHC's innovative program for young women seeking to make a difference in the world, recently featured in Seventeen magazine--is welcoming nominations for its fall workshops.
April 7, 2003 - 12:37pm

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