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Asma Jahangir: “Building Democracy: The Role of Pakistan and U.S. Relations"
The distinguished Pakistani lawyer and human rights activist spent a week at MHC as the 2009 Carol Hoffmann Collins Global Scholar-in-Residence, hosted by the McCulloch Center for Global Initiatives.
Dated: October 21, 2009, part of Distinguished Pakistani Lawyer Visits MHC

Part 1: Introduction by Kavita Khory
Running Time: 03:12
Full Size: 2.9 mb

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Part 2: Asma Jahangir
Running Time: 1:26:40
Full Size: 79 mb

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Commencement 2009
MHC's senior class gathered with family and friends for Mount Holyoke's 172nd Commencement.
Dated: May 24, 2009, part of Commencement 2009

Part 1: Mary McAleese, President of Ireland
Running time: 17:50
File size: 8.2 MB
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Part 2: Princess Loulwa al-Faisal al Saud
Running time: 3:36
File size: 1.3 MB
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Part 3: Clare Waterman '89
Running time: 2:08
File size: 2MB
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Part 4: Caitlin Healey '09
Running time: 7:43
File size: 3.5
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The Big Broadcast!
Description: The Jazz Ensembles of Mount Holyoke College, under the direction of Mark Gionfriddo, presented their fourth annual 1940s radio variety show, The Big Broadcast! featuring popular tunes from the era, including music by Glenn Miller, Duke Ellington, Benny Goodman, and Artie Shaw. Brian Lapis, chief meteorologist for WWLP-TV 22 News, join the cast as announcer "Fred Kelley".
Running time: 3:10
File size: 2.9 MB
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Maureen White '76 Delivers Talk on Iraqi Refugees
Maureen White ’76, cochair of the board of overseers for the International Rescue Committee (IRC), spoke on "Iraqi Refugees: A Hidden Crisis."
Dated: April 20, 2009, part of Maureen White '76 to Speak on Iraqi Refugees

Part 1: Introduction by Eva Paus
Running time: 2:55
File size: 1.3 MB
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Part 2: Maureen White
Running time: 33:27
File size: 15.3 MB
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Film Designer Jeannine Oppewall Visits MHC
MHC's artist-in-residence Jeannine Oppewall, whose credits include Seabiscuit (2003), L.A. Confidential (1997), and Catch Me If You Can (2002), delivered a presentation "On Finding the Art in Industry". She has won and been nominated for numerous art direction and set design awards, including four Oscar nominations, most recently for The Good Shepherd.
Dated: April 8, 2009, part of Artist-in-Residence Jeannine Oppewall at MHC

Part 1: Introduction by Robin Blaetz
Running time: 6:32
File size: 3 MB
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Part 2: Jeannine Oppewall
Running time: 20:16 (excerpt)
File size: 7.3 MB
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Environmental Activist Bill McKibben at MHC
The best-selling author, activist, and Middlebury College scholar delivered an evening lecture titled “350--The Most Important Number in the World."
Dated: April 8, 2009, part of Environmental Activist Bill McKibben April 2

Part 1: Introduction by Beth Hooker
Running time: 4:42
File size: 2.2 MB
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 Part 2: Introduction by Kirstin Dubois
Running time: 4:39
File size: 1.2 MB
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Part 3: Bill McKibben
Running time: 38:45 (excerpt)
File size: 17.7 MB
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Frances Perkins Biographer Visits MHC
Kirstin Downey, the author of The Woman Behind the New Deal: The Life of Frances Perkins, gave a talk as part of the Weissman Center's Body Politic(s) series.
Dated: April 2, 2009, part of The Woman Behind the New Deal: The Life of Frances Perkins, FDR's Secretary of Labor and His Moral Conscience

Part 1: Introduction by Lois Brown
Running time: 9:03
File size: 4.1 MB
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Part 2: Kirstin Downey
Running time: 41:32
File size: 19 MB
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Charlayne Hunter-Gault Visits MHC
The Emmy and Peabody Award-winning journalist delivered the first Spring 2009 Body Politic(s) lecture and launched the Weissman Center for Leadership and the Liberal Arts Tenth Anniversary celebration with her talk titled “From Jim Crow America to Apartheid South Africa and Beyond: A Journalist’s Journey.”
Dated: April 14, 2009, part of Weissman Center Celebrates Tenth Anniversary
Running time: 13:01(excerpt)
File size: 6 MB
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Caucasia Author Danzy Senna Visits MHC
The award-winning author recently read from this year's Common Read, Caucasia, and her newest book Where Did You Sleep Last Night?: A Personal History.
Dated: February 6, 2009, part of Caucasia is Common Read for New MHC Students

Part 1: Introduction by President Joanne Creighton
Running time: 2:22
File size: 1.1 MB
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Part 2: Danzy Senna
Running time: 01:33:28
File size: 42:22 MB
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Internet for the Other Five Billion--How and Why?
Ethan Zuckerman, founder of Global Voices and Geekcorps, and Andrew McLaughlin, the head of Google's global policy efforts, visited Mount Holyoke College to discuss why connectivity matters in the developing world--both to people in developing nations and to the rest of us--and how to make it happen, in technical and policy terms.
Dated: December 4, 2008, part of MHC Talk: Internet for Everyone

Running time: 01:33:28
File size: 42.8 MB
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First-Year Seminar Lecture Series
Robin Blaetz, associate professor of film studies, delivered a talk titled "Thinking About Entertainment" to introduce first-year students to the workings of cinema as a cultural product. The one-hour session also served to inspire students to enroll in future film studies courses.
Dated: November 10, 2008, part of First-Year Seminar Lecture Series

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Flight and Fight: Escape from Polygamy
Carolyn Jessop, the author of "Escape" discussed her life in a polygamous religious community and her courageous decision to flee the Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints with her eight children.
Dated: October 30, 2008, part of Escape Author Carolyn Jessop Speaks Out

Part 1: Introduction by Lois Brown
Running time: 6:04
File size: 2.8MB
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Part 2: Carolyn Jessop
Running time: 14:32
File size: 6.7MB
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Gender Equity in a Global World: Who (se) Rules?
Kavita Ramdas '85, MHC trustee and president and CEO of the Global Fund for Women, was on campus October 20-23 as the 2008 Carol Hoffmann Collins Global Scholar-in-Residence. Ramdas concluded her visit with a public lecture.
Dated: October 27, 2008, part of MHC Welcomes Scholar-in-Residence

Part 1: Introduction by Eva Paus
Running time: 4:15
File size: 2MB
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Part 2: Kavita Ramdas
Running time: 42:15
File size: 19.4MB
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Terry Tempest Williams Visits MHC
Award-winning writer and naturalist Terry Tempest Williams spoke at Mount Holyoke about her new book, Finding Beauty in a Broken World.
Dated: October 22, 2008, part of Terry Tempest Williams at MHC October 21

Part 1: Introduction by Sandra Postel
Running time: 3:48
File size: 1.8MB
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Part 2: Terry Tempest Williams
Running time: 45:26
File size: 20.8MB
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Finney Addresses Race and Environment
Geographer Carolyn Finney delivered a lecture titled "What's Race Got to Do with It?: Climate Change, Privilege, and Consciousness."
Dated: September 10, 2008, part of Race and Environment Lecture September 9

Part 1: Introduction by Sandra Postel
Running time:
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File size:
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Part 2: Carolyn Finney
Running time:
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File size:
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Convocation 2008
Students, faculty, and staff mark the start of Mount Holyoke's 172nd academic year at Convocation 2008 on Wednesday, September 3, in Gettell Amphitheater.
Dated: September 4, 2008, part of MHC Opens Year with Green Revolution

Part 1: President Joanne V. Creighton
Running time: 12:28
File size: 17.1MB
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Part 2: Erin J. Wilson, FP'10, President, Student Government Association
Running time: 7:11
File size: 6.6MB
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Part 3: Shelley Richard, Co-chair, Staff Council
Running time: 2:08
File size: 2MB
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Part 4: John Grayson, Professor of Religion on the Alumnae Foundation
Running time: 22:23
File size: 30.8
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Gilligan Delivers 171st Commencement Address
The noted psychologist and author Carol Gilligan urged graduates to start "a new conversation about gender, one that transcends the old animosities and resists old categories."
Dated: May 25, 2008, part of Commencement 2008
Running time: 22:01
File size: 20.2MB
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The Diversions Perform Maroon 5's Sweetest Goodbye
Description: Mount Holyoke's newest a cappella group, the Diversions, recorded their first CD titled Face Your Fears. Their ever-expanding repertoire includes mostly popular music familiar to their audiences.
Dated: May 23, 2008, part of The Diversions to Jam May 1
Running time: 3:21
File size: 4.6MB
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The Big Broadcast!
Description: The Jazz Ensembles of Mount Holyoke College, under the direction of Mark Gionfriddo, presented their third annual 1940s radio variety show, The Big Broadcast! featuring popular tunes from the era, including music by Glenn Miller, Duke Ellington, Benny Goodman, and Artie Shaw. Brian Lapis, chief meteorologist for WWLP-TV 22 News, join the cast as announcer "Fred Kelley". He and ensemble members will adopt the characters and identity of fictitious radio station WJAZ for this yearly presentation of a typical 1940s radio variety show.
Dated: March 10, 2008, part of MHC Presents The Big Broadcast!
Running time: 3:07
File size: 2.9 MB
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"Grassroots Gumption"
Bestselling writer and editor, former politician, and lively radio talk host Jim Hightower came to campus as part of the Weissman Center for Leadership and the Liberal Arts spring lecture series, Bearing Witness.
Date: March 12, 2008, part of Grassroots Gumption: Jim Hightower at MHC.
Running time: 41:53
File size: 19.2 MB
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The Rise of China
MHC alumna Susan Shirk, the keynote speaker at The Rise of China conference, said that China's recent economic growth is "absolutely unprecedented in the history of the world."
Date: March 7, 2008, part of Susan Shirk '67 Keynotes China Conference
Running time: 37:58
File size: 26.1 MB
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"Truth and Reconciliation: Healing the Wounds of Racism"
International human rights activist Naomi Tutu, daughter of Archbishop Desmond Tutu, delivered a public lecture in the Weissman Center's 2008-2009 series, Bearing Witness. Tutu shared her own life story with her observations on divisive society and the promise of communities working to protect and sustain the dignity of all people.
Date: February 28, 2008, part of Weissman Center to Host Naomi Tutu
Running time: 49:02
File size: 22.5 MB
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Focus the Nation
The campus community participated in the nationwide Focus the Nation teach-in on climate change with three panel discussions focused on civic engagement and the daily tools and lifestyle changes that can prevent further climate change, in addition to providing cross-disciplinary perspectives on the topic.
Date: January 31, 2008, part of Campus Focused on Climate Change

Part 1: Political, Personal, Powerful: Activism for Climate Change
Speaker:
Danielle Connor, FP '06, Clean Water Action
Running time: 10:23
File size: 7.1 MB
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Part 2: Focus the Campus: Environmental Stewardship at MHC
Speaker:
Todd Holland, Energy Manager
Running time: 14:40
File size: 10.1 MB
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Part 3: The French Revolution, the Holocaust, Climate Change?
Speaker:
Jeremy King, Associate Professor of History
Running time: 4:44
File size: 3.3 MB
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Part 4: Aesthetics, Hemlocks, and the Woolly Adelgid
Speaker:
Corrine Demas, Professor of English
Running time: 5:37
File size: 3.9 MB
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Part 5: Creative Solutions Geoengineering
Speaker:
Persa Batra, Visiting Professor of Earth and Environment
Running time: 7:49
File size: 5.4 MB
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Emily Dickinson's Mount Holyoke
Christopher Benfey, Mellon Professor of English, delivered a talk about poet Emily Dickinson for the First-Year Seminar Lecture Series.
Date: December 3, 2007, part of Do Dead White Males Matter? and More
Running Time: 42:46
File size: 29.4 MB
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MHC President Gives Talk on Women's Education
President Joanne Creighton delivered a talk titled "The Role of Women's Colleges in Women's Education Worldwide" for the First-Year Seminar Lecture Series.
Date: November 19, 2007, part of Do Dead White Males Matter? and More
Running Time: 37:55
File size: 20.2 MB
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Rory Kennedy Visits MHC
Award-winning filmmaker Rory Kennedy shared scenes from her documentaries on social issues as part of the final lecture of the Weissman Center's fall 2007 series Bearing Witness.
Date: November 14, 2007, part of Rory Kennedy: Social Action through Film

Part I: Introduction by Lois Brown
Running Time: 7:55
File size: 3.6 MB
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Running Time: 7 minutes
File size: 4.8 MB
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Expert on Genocide Prevention Speaks at MHC
Dr. Gerald Caplan, a leading Canadian authority on genocide and genocide prevention, gave a lecture titled "Genocide Prevention and the International Community: A Fable for Our Time?" Dr. Gerald Caplan is the fourth annual scholar-in-residence hosted by the McCulloch Center for Global Initiatives.
Date: November 8, 2007, part of MHC to Host Genocide Expert

Part 1: Introduction by Eva Paus
Running Time: 5:06
File size: 3.5 MB
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Part II: Gerald Caplan
Running Time: 36:50
File size: 16.9 MB
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NYT's Gail Collins Visits MHC
Gail Collins, author, journalist, and first woman editor of the New York Times editorial page, delivered a talk titled "Observations on American Women's History, Politics, and the New York Times--from Jamestown to Hillary Clinton's Bid for the White House."
Date: November 7, 2007, part of NYT's Gail Collins at MHC November 5
Part I: Introduction by Elizabeth Taylor '79
Running Time: 6:20
File size: 4.4 MB
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Running Time: 40:23
File size: 27.7 MB
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Jonathan Kozol on Education (Audio Clip)
Description: Educator and writer Jonathan Kozol addressed a standing-room-only crowd in Gamble Auditorium, lamenting the desperate situation in our nation's public school system. He spoke on his latest book, Letters to a Young Teacher, about his relationship with a young first-grade teacher in Roxbury, Massachusetts, and her students. The teacher, whom he calls "Francesca," invited him to her classroom, and immediately involved him with her students.
Date: November 2, 2007, part of Harsh Words for Bush Education Program

Part I: Introduction by Lois Brown
Running Time: 8:21
File size: 4.8 MB
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Part II: Jonathan Kozol (Audio Clip)
Running time: 8 minutes
File size: 5.5 MB

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"With Determined Spirits": Activism and Contemporary Women's Rights in Iran
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Human rights activist, attorney, and educator Mehrangiz Kar delivered the first lecture in the Weissman Center's 2007-2008 series, Bearing Witness. Kar shared her own evocative stories of advocacy and protest in and beyond Iran.
Date: October 18, 2007, part of Mehrangiz Kar Delivers Lecture on Iran

Part 1: Introduction by Lois Brown
Running Time: 4:28
File size: 3 MB
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Running Time: 58:20
File size: 401 MB
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Tim Wise on White Privilege
Description: Speaking to an audience at Chapin Auditorium October 1, author and activist Tim Wise discussed racism and manifestations of white privilege in a talk entitled "The Pathology of Privilege: Racism, White Denial, and the Costs of Inequality."

His talk was sponsored by the Inclusiveness Initiatives Fund, the Dean of Students office, and the Multicultural Community and College Life Committee.
Date: October 2, 2007

Part 1: Introduction by Liz Braun
Running Time: 4:24
File size: 3 MB
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Running Time: 1:21:13
File size: 55.5 MB
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Anna Lappè, "The Power of the Plate: Food, Politics, and Social Change"
Description: Best-selling author Anna Lappè, cofounder of the Small Planet Institute, delivered an evening lecture titled "The Power of the Plate: Food, Politics, and Social Change," in which she illuminated the intersecting challenges posed by climate change, environmental degradation, and the globalized food system--and offered alternatives that can lead to healthier people, communities, and ecosystems.
Date: September 28, 2007, part of Food Politics Expert at MHC

Part 1: Introduction by Sandra Postel
Running Time:  6:46
File size: 4.6 MB
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Part II: Anna Lappè
Running Time: 57:38
File size: 39.6 MB
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Susan Cheever Visits MHC
Description: Acclaimed novelist, nonfiction writer, and columnist, whose powerful memoirs include Note Found in a Bottle: My Life as a Drinker and My Name Is Bill--Bill Wilson: His Life and the Creation of Alcoholics Anonymous, delivered the keynote address for the Alcohol and Drug Awareness Project's thirtieth anniversary celebration.
Date: September 26, 2007, part of Susan Cheever at MHC

Part I: Introduction by Dean Lee Bowie

Running time: 4:13
File size: 2.9 MB
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Running time: 19:47
File size: 13.46 MB
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President Creighton Discusses Her Summer Travels
Description: This summer MHC President Joanne V. Creighton visited India and Italy on official College business. Hear Web news editor Sarah Curran Barrett interview the president about her travels.
Running time: 5:15
File size: 3.6 MB
Date: September 17, 2007

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Convocation 2007
Description: Students, faculty, and staff mark the start of Mount Holyoke's 171st academic year.
Date: September 5, 2007, part of Crystal Blue Convocation Launches New Year

Address by Katie Adler '08
Running time: 7:17
File size: 3.3 MB
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Address by Russell Boudreau
Running time: 4:07
File size: 1.9 MB
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Address by President Joanne V. Creighton
Running time: 11:14
File size: 5.2 MB
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Address by Penny Gill
Running time: 12:08
File size: 5.6 MB
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Wendy Kopp Commencement Address
Description: Teach for America founder and president Wendy Kopp speaks at Mount Holyoke's 170th commencement Sunday, May 27.
Running Time: 23 minutes
File Size: 15.9 MB
Date: May 29, 2007, part of Commencement Speakers Offer Inspiration

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Sara Richards '07 Commencement Address
Description: MHC senior Sara Richards addresses the audience at MHC's 170th commencement, Sunday, May 27.
Running Time: 5 minutes
File Size: 2.1 MB
Date: May 27, 2007, part of Commencement Speakers Offer Inspiration

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Glascock Poetry Winner Reads Poem "Esxular"
Description: Sarah Twombly FP and Emma Gorenberg of Amherst College shared first place honors in this year's Kathryn Irene Glascock '22 Intercollegiate Poetry Competition.
Running Time: 1:59
File Size: 960 KB
Date: May 8, 2007, part of MHC Wins Glascock Poetry Contest

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Feminism vs. Conservatism: The Great Debate
Description: Noted conservative activist and author Phyllis Schlafly gave a talk at MHC Thursday, April 26.
Running Time: 1:05:00
File Size: 18.8 MB
Date: April 26, 2007, part of Phyllis Schlafly at MHC April 26

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Accomplished Novelist Visits MHC
Description: Dorothy Allison, winner of the 2007 Robert Penn Warren Award, gave a talk titled "Writers and Stories: Between the Imagination and the Page Is the World."
Running Time: 15:20
File size: 10.5 MB
Date: April 18, 2007, part of Writer Dorothy Allison at MHC April 18

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Irma Medina FP '04 Speaks Out on CBL
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At the tenth anniversary celebration of the Community-Based Learning Program March 30, Medina discusses how CBL helped deepen her MHC educational experience.
Running Time: 10:20
File size: 9.5 MB
Date: March 30, 2007, part of CBL Marks Tenth Anniversary

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Environmentalist Sandra Steingraber Visits MHC
Description: As part of the Center for the Environment's public series on women, health, and the environment, Voices from Silent Spring, ecologist, author, and cancer survivor Sandra Steingraber spoke on the web of connections between our bodies and the ecological world in which we eat, drink, breathe, and work.
Running Time: 2:00:00
File size: 57 MB
Date: March 29, 2007, part of Cancer/Environment Expert at MHC

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The Big Broadcast!
Description: The Jazz Ensembles of Mount Holyoke College, under the direction of Mark Gionfriddo, presented their second annual 1940s radio variety show, The Big Broadcast! featuring popular tunes from the era, including music by Glenn Miller, Duke Ellington, Benny Goodman, and Artie Shaw. Dan Elias, WWLP 22 news anchor, returned as announcer "Bob Graham." Cheryl Cobb, visiting lecturer in music, provided sound effects. The event was sponsored by WFCR 88.5 FM, NPR News and Music for Western New England.
Running Time: 2:33
File size: 2.3 MB
Date: March 16, 2007, part of Jazz Ensembles Present The Big Broadcast!

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An Evening with Suzan-Lori Parks '85
Description: The Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright and MacArthur "genius grant" winner returns to her alma mater as Week 16 of her 365 Days/365 Plays is performed at Rooke Theatre.

Date: March 7, 2007, part of Suzan-Lori Parks '85 Comes Home to MHC

Part I: Welcome by MHC President Joanne V. Creighton
Running time: 4:13
File size: 1.5 MB
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Part II: Suzan-Lori Parks on Writing 365 Days/365 Plays
Running time: 7:03
File size: 2.4 MB
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Part III: Parks on people receiving her plays and having fun
Running time: 1:09
File size: 812 KB
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Part IV: Parks on her experiences as a student at MHC
Running time: 6:25
File size: 4.4 MB
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Excavating Egypt Speaker Series "Distaff Discoveries: Women in Early Egyptology
Description: Catharine Roehrig, curator of the Metropolitan Museum of Art's Department of Egyptian Art, describes the multifaceted career of the popular novelist and adventurer, Amelia Edwards. Edwards founded the Egypt Exploration Fund, which helped professionalize the field of archaeology.
Running time: 5:49
File size: 4 MB
Date: March 1, 2007, part of MHC Art Museum to Host Egyptian Exhibition

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Jeanne White-Ginder Visits MHC
Description: Jeanne White-Ginder, mother of Ryan White, tells the compelling story of her family's journey during the AIDS epidemic, from the early days in 1984 to the Ryan White Care Act of 1991. She shared her family's story of fighting discrimination and urged compassion and support for all people living with HIV/AIDS.
Running time: 6:22
File size: 4.4 MB
Date: February 22, 2007

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Katherine Arnup on Marriage and Family
Description: Leading author and scholar Katherine Arnup presented historical background and unique perspectives on marriage and family during "Civil Rites: Marriage, Partnerships, and Same-Sex Unions," the first event of the Weissman Center's Family Matters series.
Running time: 5:59
File size: 4.1 MB
Date: February 15, 2007, part of Weissman Center's Spring 2007

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Ann Hamilton Visits MHC
Description: Ann Hamilton, a visual artist hailed as one of America's most provocative contemporary installation artists, delivered the second lecture in the Weissman Center for Leadership and Liberal Arts's Leading Women in the Arts series February 12 in Gamble Auditorium.
Running time: 5:38
File size: 3.9 MB
Date: February 12, 2007, part of Art Series to Feature Ann Hamilton

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Monique Harden, "Human Rights, Remedies for Environmental Racism"
Description:
Attorney Monique Harden, codirector of Advocates for Environmental Human Rights (AEHR), spoke during MHC's Black History Month Keynote event on February 7. In her talk, Harden describes the status of environmental protection, human rights, and remedies for environmental racism. Since Hurricane Katrina, Harden has been advocating for the human rights of displaced Gulf Coast residents, which include the right to return to healthy and safe neighborhoods.
Running time: 1:07:04
File size: 46.1 MB
Date: February 9, 2007, part of Black History Month 2007

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MHC's David Sanford and The Pittsburgh Collective Release New Jazz CD
Description:
David Sanford, associate professor of music, can now add recording artist to his long list of accomplishments, which include a Guggenheim Fellowship and the Rome Prize. Sanford's big band ensemble, the Pittsburgh Collective, has just released its premier CD, Live at the Knitting Factory. The music was recorded on May 29, 2005 at the lower Manhattan nightclub, which has long been a venue for experimental jazz and rock. Sanford's CD also features internationally acclaimed cellist Matt Haimovitz.
Running time: 03:59
File size: 2.8 MB
Date: January 19, 2007, part of MHC Music Prof Releases New Jazz CD

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Jane Hammond Interview with WFCR (NPR News for Western New England)
Description:
It took decades for Jane Hammond to call herself an artist. For years, she was hesitant to embrace the title. Today, Hammond plays with the definition of art itself. Her pieces often test a viewer's perception about reality and truth. A new exhibit of Hammond's work traveling the country is called Paper Work. It features objects both large and small, painted and drawn, flat and three-dimensional. When the exhibit was visiting Mount Holyoke College Art Museum, Hammond took producer Tina Antolini on a tour of the collection.
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Date:
December 2006, part of Hammond '72 Exhibition Comes to MHC

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Christmas Vespers
Description:
Mount Holyoke's annual Christmas Vespers performance by the Mount Holyoke Glee Club, Chamber Singers, and Chorale, directed by Kimberly Dunn; the Vocal Jazz and Chamber Jazz Ensembles, directed by Mark Gionfriddo; the Mount Holyoke Orchestra, directed by Eric Benjamin; and the English Handbell Choir, led by student Heather Waddell '07. College organist Larry Schipull.
Running time: 00:03:18
File Size: 2.3 MB
Date: December 3, 2006, part of MHC Vespers Set for December 3

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Weissman Center Hosts Sudan Lecture
Description:
Dr. Gloria White-Hammond, an international activist and pediatrician, gave a talk titled "Refugees, Rights, and Returns: Sudan and Beyond".

Running time: 00:52:49
File size: 36.3 MB
Date: November 16, 2006, part of Refugees, Rights, and Returns: Sudan and Beyond

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MHC's Viereck Memorial Symposium
Description:
Joseph Ellis, Professor of History on the Ford Foundation, pays tribute to Peter Viereck at a memorial symposium honoring Viereck's life and work.

Running time: 00:10:09
File size: 7 MB
Date: November 3, 2006, part of The Legacy of Peter Viereck

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McCulloch Center Panel: "Middle East as Global Challenge" Five Part Series
Description: Panel presentation and discussion focusing on Iraq or the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. The event looked at the Middle East more broadly. Each panelist discussed regional trends and perspectives, as well as what they regard as major security threats and their suggestions for real solutions.

Dated:
October 28, 2006, part of the $300 million Campaign for MHC Launched

Part 1: Welcome
Speaker:
MHC President Joanne V. Creighton
Running time: 00:02:09
File size: 2.5 MB
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Part 2: Introduction to Panel Presentation
Speaker: Eva Paus, Carol Hoffmann Collins Director of the McCulloch Center; Professor of Economics
Running time: 00:06:36
File size: 7.6 MB
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Part 3: Presentation
Speaker: Anthony Lake, Distinguished Professor in the Practice of Diplomacy, Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service, Georgetown University
Running time: 00:11:28
File size: 2.5 MB
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Part 4: Presentation
Speaker:
Eynat Schlein-Michael, Counselor for Middle Eastern Affairs, Embassy of Israel, Washington, D.C.
Running time: 00:12:16
File size: 14 MB
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Part 5: Presentation
Speaker:
Rami Khouri, Director, Issam Fares Institute for Public Policy and International Affairs, American University, Beirut
Running time: 00:13:21
File size: 15.3 MB
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Center for Global Initiative Presents "Work and Labor: The Global Transformation"
Description:
Listen to Dr. Guy Standing, 2006 Global Studies Scholar-in-Residence, discuss critical issues of globalization, work, and labor in the twenty-first century.
Running time: 00:51:42
File size: 35.5 MB
Date: October 18, 2006, part of Labor Expert Spends Week at MHC

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MHC's Virginia Apgar Featured in Sept. 28 Talk
Description:
Hear Dr. Marion Hunt, primary consultant for the Changing the Face of Medicine exhibition, discuss how this pioneering physician changed "the culture of the delivery room."
Running time: 00:16:42
File size:
19.1 MB
Date: September 28, 2006, part of LITS Exhibition Highlights Women Physicians

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Harvard Med School Dean Discusses Diversity

Description: Dr. Joan Reede, the first African American woman dean at Harvard, in her talk "Making a Difference." Reede's lecture is part of the Changing the Face of Medicine series.
Running time: 00:28:53
File size:
13.3 MB
Date: September 21, 2006, part of LITS Exhibition Highlights Women Physicians

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Author Tracy Kidder Discusses Dr. Paul Farmer
Description:
Tracy Kidder discusses his book Mountains Beyond Mountains, the common reading for the class of 2010.
Running time:
00:03:04
File size:
3.5 MB
Date:
September 12, 2006, part of MHC Common Reading 2006

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Convocation Address
Description: Jo Jensen '07 Student Convocation Address
Running time: 00:05:54
File size: 6.8 MB
Date: September 6, 2006, part of Convocation 2006

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MHC's Dean of Students Rolls Out the Red Carpet
Description: Dean of students Liz Braun discusses the challenges and opportunities that more than 600 new students will encounter as they begin their journey at MHC over Labor Day weekend.
Running time: 00:06:20
File size: 7.2 MB
Date: August 30, 2006, part of Op-ed that ran in the Springfield Republican

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