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The Musicorda classical music summer season continues on July 11 at 8 pm in Chapin Auditorium with a concert featuring resident and guest artists performing works for flute and harp, along with chamber works for violin and piano. Also, Informances-- Musicorda's pre-concert talks presented by performers and musicologists-- will precede all performances at 7:15 pm. For schedule and ticket information, see Musicorda's home page.
July 8, 2003 - 3:45pm
Senior Lecturer in Women's Studies Martha Ackmann will talk about her book, The Mercury 13: The Untold Story of Thirteen American Women and the Dream of Space Flight, in these appearances next week:
--NPR's All Things Considered on Tuesday, June 17 (tentative, please check local listings)
--NBC's Today Show, Wednesday, June 18
--C-SPAN2, Book TV, Saturday, June 21, at 11 pm and Sunday, June 22, at 8 pm
June 17, 2003 - 3:23pm
Professor of History and noted New York expert Daniel Czitrom notes in a Daily Hampshire Gazette interview that problems at the New York Times, and media in general, go well beyond the recent Jayson Blair fraud.
June 16, 2003 - 2:19pm
On average, Mother's Day celebrations last two hours longer than Father's Day celebrations, yet mothers tend to be less satisfied with their special day, according to a study by graduate student Nicole Gilbert comparing the two holidays that illuminates what society values in motherhood and fatherhood.
June 16, 2003 - 2:16pm
Nicole Gilbert, whose master's thesis on the differences between Mother's Day and Father's Day has drawn national attention, discusses how people perceive each day--and how that might change--in a Hartford Courant column.
June 16, 2003 - 2:15pm

June 10, 2003 - 1:09pm
Professor of English Christopher Benfey will read from his new book, The Great Wave: Gilded Age Misfits, Japanese Eccentrics, and the Opening of Old Japan, on Saturday, June 7 at 1 pm at the Jeffrey Amherst Bookstore in downtown Amherst.
June 5, 2003 - 1:18pm
Pulitzer Prize winnner Suzan-Lori Parks '85 returns to South Hadley to read from her new novel, Getting Mother's Body, on Monday, June 9 at 7 pm at the Odyssey Bookshop.
June 2, 2003 - 12:17pm
Senior lecturer in women's studies Martha Ackmann will read from her new book The Mercury 13: The Untold Story of Thirteen American Women and the Dream of Space Flight--a title that has already landed her an upcoming Today Show appearance and Time and People magazine reviews--at the Odyssey Bookshop on Wednesday, June 4 at 7 pm.
June 2, 2003 - 11:46am
One of our web-cams recorded Sunday's College Commencement, and now you can watch a time-lapse replay.
May 27, 2003 - 4:32pm
The College's 166th Commencement on Sunday, May 25, will cap a weekend full of activities for graduating seniors, their families, and the MHC community. A live web-cam feed of the ceremony is available.
May 25, 2003 - 4:25pm
Judy Blume, the renowned author of stories for children and young adults, has been named as speaker for the College's 166th commencement, with ceremonies to be held on Sunday, May 25.
May 25, 2003 - 4:24pm
The nationwide Canadian newspaper National Post has highlighted graduate student Nicole Gilbert's groundbreaking study on the different perceptions of Mother's and Father's Day.
May 23, 2003 - 4:01pm
The Odyssey Bookshop will host a series of book signings on May 24 and 31 featuring commencement speaker Judy Blume and MHC faculty and alumnae, in conjunction with the College's commencement and reunion weekends.
May 22, 2003 - 3:19pm
A Washington Post column by John Fox, visiting lecturer of complex organizations, points out inequities in Congress's approach to the tax code that penalize lower-income citizens while rewarding the well-off.
May 22, 2003 - 3:18pm
Dean of Faculty Donal O'Shea presents his monthly report on recent publications and other achievements by the Mount Holyoke faculty.
May 20, 2003 - 3:51pm