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Regular New Yorker contributor Alexander Stille will speak on "The Culture of Berlusconi's Italy," a look at the career of Italian media magnate/politician Silvio Berlusconi, on Wednesday, April 17, at 6:30 pm in Gamble Auditorium. The event is free and open to the public.
April 17, 2002 - 12:15pm
Timothy W. Brennan, executive director of the Pioneer Valley Planning Commission (PVPC), will address "Shaping a Livable Future: Putting Our Brakes on Sprawl" on Tuesday, April 16, at 7 PM in Gamble Auditorium. Brennan, who has been studying local growth and development for almost thirty years, will discuss connections between the way the valley has developed and the environmental problems it now faces.
April 17, 2002 - 12:10pm
Bernhard Schlink, author of the internationally acclaimed novel The Reader, will read from his recently published and unpublished fiction Monday, April 15, at 8 pm at Gamble Auditorium.
April 11, 2002 - 4:12pm
As part of the Women's Studies Program's "Feminism + Science: Environmental Justice and Kinship in Technoscience" lecture-seminar series, Donna J. Haraway will give a talk titled "From Cyborgs to Companion Species: Kinship in Technoscience" Tuesday, April 9, at 7:30 pm in Gamble Auditorium. Haraway will explore issues of health, genetics activism, and international biodiversity.
April 11, 2002 - 1:33pm
James Kunstler will present "The City in Mind: The Cost of Lousy Planning" on Wednesday, April 10 at Gamble Auditorium at 7 pm. Kunstler will discuss the development and consequences of the American landscape and share how we might compose a more meaningful and sustainable one. His lecture is sponsored by the Center for Environmental Literacy.
April 11, 2002 - 1:33pm
Gloria Naylor, author of the accclaimed Brewster Place novels, will read from her fourth novel, Bailey's Café, Tuesday, April 9, at 4 pm in Mary Woolley Hall's New York Room. Sponsored by the English department, the reading is the last of this year's series of readings by contemporary writers.
April 11, 2002 - 1:32pm
Grass-roots success O.A.R. brings its "island vibe roots rock" to Chapin Auditorium on Friday, April 12 as part of The NETWORK's "South of the Border" Spring Weekend festivities. Tickets are $10 for MHC students and are available at the Blanchard information desk.
April 8, 2002 - 2:38pm
Rachel Brule '03 is one of 64 women nationwide who has won a Truman Scholarship, an award for college students to attend graduate school in preparation for careers in government or public service. Brule, currently studying in Senegal, plans to attend Columbia University for graduate studies.
April 8, 2002 - 1:23pm
a new book by Constantine Pleshakov, a visiting assistant professor, was reviewed by the Boston Globe yesterday, April 3rd.
April 4, 2002 - 11:21am
Acting President Beverly Daniel Tatum is the leading candidate for the presidency of Spelman College, according to articles in Thursday's Atlanta Journal-Constitution and Monday's Daily Hampshire Gazette.
April 1, 2002 - 1:07pm
The College will convene the leaders of more than two dozen schools for "In Search of Wisdom: Liberal Education for a Changing World" on April 4-6. The conference, which explores how and whether the liberal arts prepares students for wise choices in today's world, includes three public events that the MHC community is welcome to attend.
March 29, 2002 - 11:19am
The MHC Orchestra and Concert Choir host the Boston University Men's Chorus for a performance of Carl Orff's masterwork, Carmina Burana, on Saturday, April 6 at 4 pm at Abbey Chapel. More than 150 musicians from both institutions will collaborate on this free event.
March 28, 2002 - 4:52pm
The Weissman Center's Speaking, Arguing, and Writing Program is accepting applications for 50 positions for select students interested in becoming Leadership Mentors in MHC's third annual Take the Lead program October 17-20. The applications, available here, are due by Friday, April 5.
March 28, 2002 - 4:31pm
How do preferences and feelings about food develop, and what do they say about a culture? Paul Rozin answers these and other questions in "Learning About Everything by Studying Food," Thursday, April 4, at 7:30 pm at Hooker Auditorium.
March 28, 2002 - 3:33pm
With the Middle East a flashpoint for continued violence, "The Israeli-Palestinian Conflict: What Is the Path to Peace?," a forum on Wednesday, April 3, at 7 pm in Gamble Auditorium, will focus on the urgent questions regarding the region.
March 28, 2002 - 3:27pm
Divya Mathur '03 will perform bharata natyam, the major classical dance style of South India, and Hampshire College senior and renowned musician Arnab Chakrabarty will perform Hindustani raga music on the sarod, a north Indian stringed instrument, on Friday, March 29, at 7:15 pm at Pratt Hall's McCulloch Auditorium.
March 28, 2002 - 3:25pm

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