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Jon Western, associate professor of international relations, tells the New York Times the anti-war movement has more mass-appeal and is more "nimble" in reacting to the flow of a war. (registration req'd)
March 25, 2003 - 5:05pm
Anwar H. Syed, professor emeritus of political science at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst, will speak on "Democratization in the Muslim World" on Tuesday, March 25, at 4:30 pm in the lounge of Eliot House. The talk will be followed by a question-and-answer session, and is open to the public.
March 25, 2003 - 12:54pm
The University of Michigan's Richard Crawford, current Five College musicologist-in-residence, will present "A Foggy Day?: Problems in Gershwin's Biography" on Friday, March 28, at 7 pm in the Warbeke Room of Pratt Hall. A concert of Gershwin music at McCulloch Auditorium featuring MHC faculty members will follow the talk.
March 25, 2003 - 12:50pm
Harvard University's Giuliana Bruno will address the relationship of cinema to architecture, travel culture and other aspects of contemporary visual arts in "Atlas of Emotion: Journeys in Art, Architecture, and Film" on Thursday, March 27, at 4:30 pm in Gamble Auditorium.
March 25, 2003 - 11:55am
Pulitzer Prize winner Suzan-Lori Parks '85 talks about her new play--with a name a little too risqué for family newspapers (and College websites)--in a New York Times interview (registration req'd).
March 21, 2003 - 4:42pm
MHC's Glee Club will perform at Spelman College on April 5. The group will honor Beverly Daniel Tatum, former dean of the College and current president of Spelman, by singing the piece composed for her inauguration, a setting of Psalm 150.
March 20, 2003 - 4:20pm
Professor of Politics Christopher Pyle tells ABC News that the PATRIOT Act, a subsequent "PATRIOT Act II" draft and court decisions have eviscerated the Fourth Amendment of the Constitution.
March 20, 2003 - 2:48pm
Responding to the prospect of a war with Iraq, more than three dozen members of the MHC community will take part in an ##Interfaith Spring Walk for Peace##, setting out at noon on Friday, March 14 from the campus in South Hadley and arriving one week later in Boston. Students, staff and faculty will be represented on the walk, which is organized by Women of Faith at MHC.
March 20, 2003 - 2:47pm
A Weissman Center panel will discuss the ethics of reproductive technologies from historical, political, and legal standpoints in "Who Decides?: Reproductive Technologies, Ethics, and the Law," on Thursday, March 27 at 7:30 pm at Gamble Auditorium.
March 20, 2003 - 1:58pm
A distinguished panel of experts will examine technologies such as surrogacy, sex selection, test-tube babies, and cloning when the Weissman Center hosts "Who Decides? Reproductive Technologies and the Law" on Thursday, March 27, at 7:30 pm in Gamble Auditorium.
March 20, 2003 - 1:57pm
Ten MHC students spent a week earlier this year in south Florida to help a low-income family achieve their dream of owning a home. The students spent the week in Lake Worth, near West Palm Beach, as members of a Habitat for Humanity crew.
March 13, 2003 - 4:36pm
This week's College Street Journal features a Q&A with Calvin Chen, Luce Assistant Professor of Politics and an expert on the political economy of East Asia, about the situation in North Korea.
March 13, 2003 - 4:35pm
The Thursday Night Edge music series presents popular East Coast indie rocker Mary Prankster on Thursday, March 13, at 8 pm at the Torrey Hall living room.
March 13, 2003 - 3:19pm
Vincent Ferraro, Ruth Lawson Professor of Politics, will discuss the Iraq situation on "The State We're In," WGBY public television's public affairs program for the Pioneer Valley, on Friday at 7:30 pm. The program repeats Sunday at 10:30 am and Monday at 2 pm.
March 13, 2003 - 3:05pm
Samantha Power, founding executive director of the Carr Center for Human Rights Policy at Harvard University and author of A Problem from Hell: America and the Age of Genocide, will talk about "U.S. Foreign Policy in the Age of Terror: Can American Power be Harnessed for Good?" on Wednesday, March 12 at 7:15 pm in Hooker Auditorium.
March 11, 2003 - 4:05pm
Jon Western, Five College assistant professor of international relations, says in a Springfield Sunday Republican column that the Bush administration is underestimating the potential pitfalls of an upcoming Iraq war.
March 11, 2003 - 3:43pm