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Historian David Levering Lewis, the recipient of the Pulitzer Prize for each of his two volumes on the life of scholar/author W.E.B. DuBois, will give a talk titled "W.E.B. DuBois: The Aristocrat at the Barricades," Thursday, April 3, at 7 pm at Gamble Auditorium. The talk, part of the College's Mary Lyon Lecture Series, celebrates the centennial of DuBois's The Souls of Black Folk, considered a seminal work in the history of African American letters.
March 27, 2003 - 2:38pm
John A. Wagner, commissioner of the Massachusetts Department of Transitional Assistance, and Rep. Ellen Story (D-Amherst) will discuss the present state and future of welfare programs in "Welfare Reform in Massachusetts: What Has Happened? Where Do We Go from Here?" on Thursday, March 27, at 11 am in the New York Room of Mary Woolley Hall.
March 27, 2003 - 2:37pm
Professor of Politics Christopher Pyle will speak about "Terrorism and Civil Liberties" on Thursday, March 27, at 4:30 pm in the New York Room of Mary Woolley Hall.
March 27, 2003 - 2:36pm
The Mount Holyoke Concert Choir and Symphony Orchestra and members of the Yale Camerata join forces to perform Mozart's Mass in C Minor, conducted by Mark Bartley, on Saturday, March 29, at 4 pm at Abbey Chapel.
March 27, 2003 - 2:30pm
Join a conversation with members of the International Relations faculty about the war in Iraq, to be held at Gamble Auditorium on Wednesday, March 26 at 7 pm.
March 26, 2003 - 12:39pm
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