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January 31, 2003

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January
Friday 31


Auditions for the Five
College Early Music Program Auditions will be held during the first week of classes at each of the Five Colleges. There are openings for singers and instrumentalists of all sorts and for those who wish to start recorder and other Renaissance winds, viol, and lute. Ensembles include Collegium, Women's Vocal Ensemble, baroque/classical chamber ensembles, and others. Group and private lessons are available. Room 210, *Pratt Hall, noon.


Film Society Movie Waking Life. Gamble Auditorium, *Art Building, 7 and 9:30 pm.


Something Every Friday—Found Sounds Percussionist Ellen Clegg will guide a community rhythm jam. No experience necessary. Use one of the many instruments provided— everything from congas and djembes to buckets, pots, pans, water jugs, and tennis-ball drumsticks—or bring your own. We will find the groove on Friday night! Chapin Auditorium, *Mary Woolley Hall, 8 pm.


February
Saturday 1


Squash MHC/Smith Invitational Match schedule: MHC vs. Wesleyan, noon; William Smith vs. F&M, 1:30 pm; Wesleyan vs. William Smith, 3 pm; MHC vs. F&M, 4:30 pm. *Kendall.


Basketball vs. MIT. *Kendall, 2 pm


Film Society Movie See 1/31. Gamble Auditorium, *Art Building, 7 and 9:30 pm.


Black History Month Opening Ceremony
*Betty Shabazz House, 7 pm.


Sunday 2


Squash MHC/Smith Invitational
Match schedule: MHC vs. Tufts, 9 am; MHC vs. William Smith, 10:30 am; Tufts vs. William Smith, noon. *Kendall.


Willits-Hallowell Sunday Brunch Buffet
Breakfast and lunch favorites, including hand-carved meats, fresh fruit, assorted pastries, and a dessert table. $10.95. For reservations call x2217. Smith Dining Room, *Willits-Hallowell Center, 11:30 am.


Monday 3


Brown Bag Lunch Series—Art Museum Tour Led by Linda Delone Best, collections manager. Bring your lunch; we'll have lunch first in the lobby, then begin the tour. Limited to 30 people. To register, call x2503 or email pobrien@mtholyoke.edu. Lobby, *Art Building, noon.


Red Cross Blood Drive Chapin Auditorium, *Mary Woolley Hall, 1–7 pm.

Study Abroad in Norwich, England A representative from University of East Anglia will provide information on semester, year, and graduate programs. Room 618, *Williston Library, 4 pm.


"Regulating ‘Obscenity': The Texas Dildo Laws"
Lecture by Lynn Comella, research associate, University of Massachusetts, Amherst. Comella will discuss the relationship between sexual regulation and retail in Texas, where it is currently illegal to promote and sell sex toys and other "obscene devices." For information call x2022. *Five College Women's Studies Research Center, 83 College Street, South Hadley, 4:30 pm.

Tuesday 4


Brown Bag Lunch Series—Wedding Event Planning Seminar Do you or your family foresee hosting a large event? This seminar will give a general overview for planning a special occasion, including initial planning, budgets, time lines, follow-through, and other details. Be sure to bring your lunch. This is the concluding session of four consecutive meetings. Presented by Rachel Osborn, assistant director, Willits-Hallowell Center. To register call x2503 or email pobrien@mtholyoke.edu. New York Room, *Mary Woolley Hall, noon.


Women's Weekly Recovery Meeting These meetings, run by and for students, are gatherings of campus women supporting one another in dealing with concerns about use and recovery. Room 135, *Groves Health Center, 12:20 pm.
Résumé Writing Workshop *CDC workshop room, 4 pm.


Basketball vs. Springfield. *Kendall, 7 pm.


Job Search/Careers in Not for Profits *CDC workshop room, 7 pm.


Wednesday 5


Recovery Luncheon Meeting These lunches, facilitated by Susan McCarthy, are opportunities to meet others in recovery, as well as those exploring recovery, and to share common experiences. Pizza and beverages are provided. Room 135, *Groves Health Center, noon.


Chinese Calligraphy Lecture/Demonstration By Zhongwei Shen, assistant professor, Asian languages and literatures, University of Massachusetts, Amherst. In Chinese calligraphy the physical presence of the words, not their content, is the object of appreciation. Much like music, calligraphy requires no linguistic background and stipulates no artistic skill to be appreciated. As a centerpiece of Chinese arts, calligraphy provides us with a visual way to understand traditional Chinese concepts. This lecture/ demonstration will sketch the historical development of Chinese calligraphy and illustrate the major scripts. New York Room, *Mary Woolley Hall, noon.


Zazen Meditation Today's subject: "What Is Zazen Sitting Meditation?" Wa-Shin-An, *Eliot House, 4 pm.


Institutional/International Mediation Conflict Resolution *CDC workshop room, 4 pm.


Seven Things Every Black Woman Should Know *Betty Shabazz House, 7 pm.

Spanish and Italian Movie Series Mujeres al Borde de un Ataque de Nervios. Room 101, Gamble Auditoium, *Art Building, 7 pm.


Author Discussion Amherst College graduate Stephen Talty discusses Mulatto America: At the Crossroads of Black and White Culture: A Social History. Odyssey Bookshop, 7 pm.


Introduction to the CDC for First-Years
*CDC workshop room, 8 pm.


Thursday 6


Finding a Summer Science Internship
Led by Professor Sheila Brown. Room 305, Kendade Hall, 4 pm.


Thursday Night Edge
Independent music.*Torrey Hall living room, 8 pm.


Basketball
vs. Elms. *Kendall, 7 pm.


Teach for American Info Session
*CDC workshop room, 7 pm.


Friday 7
Health Careers Brown Bag Luncheon *CDC workshop room, 12:30 pm.


"The Swahili Art of Life: Artists and Expressive Culture on the Kenya Coast" Lecture by Rebecca Gearhart '89, assistant professor of anthropology, Illinois Wesleyan University. Gamble Auditorium, *Art Building, 4 pm.


Something Every Friday
Chapin Auditorium, *Mary Woolley Hall, 7:30 pm.


Film Society Movie
Hooker. *Clapp Hall, 7 and 9:30 pm.


Preconcert Music Lecture
Professor of Music Louise Litterick will present a brief lecture on Schubert's Winterreise. Warbeke Room, *Pratt Hall, 7 pm.

Warbeke Memorial Concert Franz Schubert's Winterreise, a cycle of twenty-four songs on poems by William Mueller, will be performed by Richard Lalli, baritone, and Janet Schmalfeldt, piano. Among the most admired of all Romantic compositions, this work depicts the winter wanderings of a young man, disappointed in love and driven by sorrow from the warmth of the human community. McCulloch Auditorium, *Pratt Hall, 8 pm.


Fourth Christian Conference for Women
—Registration and Worship Service An evening of rejuvenating worship and prayer followed by refreshments. *Betty Shabazz House, 6:30 pm.

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