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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
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