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The 80th Glascock Intercollegiate Poetry Competition--including MHC contestant Olivia Bustion '03--takes place on Friday, April 25, at 8 pm at Gamble Auditorium.
April 28, 2003 - 1:03am
A Visual Feast: Promised Gifts and Recent Acquisitions, an exhibition of important works recently added or promised to the MHC Art Museum, is on view in the museum's Weissman Gallery through July 20.
April 28, 2003 - 12:50am
Dr. Judith Lewis Herman, a pioneer in the study and treatment of post-traumatic stress disorder and the sexual abuse of women and children, talks about "Resilience and Recovery in the Aftermath of Trauma" on Tuesday, April 29, at 4 pm in Mary Woolley Hall's New York Room.
April 28, 2003 - 12:48am
The Department of German studies is busy setting the stage for its German theatre festival and competition, Deutsches Theaterfest, scheduled to take place Thursday, May 1, from 9 am to 5 pm, in Chapin Auditorium.
April 28, 2003 - 12:42am
Although it will be four months before the revitalized Blanchard Campus Center makes its debut, the community can get a sneak peek at Blanchard's new and transformed spaces on Friday, May 2, from 11 am to 4 pm.
April 28, 2003 - 12:40am
William Tabb, economics professor at Queens College, CUNY, will talk about "Globalization, Empire, and the Political Economy of Development" on Thursday, April 24 at 7:30 pm in the New York Room of Mary Woolley Hall.
April 23, 2003 - 4:57pm
With a goal of involving young women like herself in politics, Take The Lead participant Susan Sparrow is gratified that the results of a three-month lobbying effort will result in a new state law in Utah.
April 23, 2003 - 4:52pm
Athletics Director Laurie Priest, commenting on Title IX in the Village Voice, says that many men's coaches would rather challenge women's sports than take on the cash cow of football.
April 23, 2003 - 4:51pm
Calvin Chen, Luce Assistant Professor of Politics, assessed the diplomatic situation with North Korea for WFCR's Morning Edition last week. Listen to Chen's remarks in RealAudio or Windows Media.
April 23, 2003 - 4:51pm
The Five College Early Music Collegium's "How Good It Is for Brothers to Dwell Together in Harmony" presents works by Ludwig Senfl, Orlando di Lasso, and Heinrich Schutz for voices and Renaissance/baroque instruments on Wednesday, April 23, at 8 pm at Abbey Chapel.
April 23, 2003 - 3:56pm
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