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April 9 , 2004

Happenings

Friday 9

French Table Abbey Hall private dining room, 11:30 am.

Pagan/Wiccan Collective *Mead Hall living room, 11:30 am.

Passover Lunch *Eliot House lounge, noon.

“Japan’s Dual Civil Society: Members Without Advocates” Lecture by Robert Pekkanen, assistant professor of political science, Middlebury College. New York Room, *Mary Woolley Hall, noon.

Good Friday Ecumenical Chapel Service *Abbey Interfaith Sanctuary, 12:15 pm.

“Evolution and the Greenhouse Environment” Lecture by Claudia Johnson, department of geoscience, Indiana University. Room 101, *Dwight Hall, 4 pm.

Progressive Film Project Babukiueria, a satire of colonization and contemporary race politics. Refreshments and discussion follow. Room 216, *Skinner Hall, 4 pm.

South Asian Conference Rooms 303 and 305, *Kendade Hall,
4 pm.

Getting the Most Out of Your Academic Adviser *CDC workshop room, 4 pm.

Passover Dinner *Eliot House lounge, 5:30 pm.

Good Friday Catholic Communion Service *Abbey Chapel, 6 pm.

Kabbalat Shabbat Service *Abbey Interfaith Sanctuary, 6:30 pm.

IMPROVitational! MHC’s improv comedy gals host guest improv groups. Great Room, *Blanchard Campus Center, 8 pm.

Saturday 10

South Asian Conference
Rooms 303 and 305, *Kendade Hall, 8 am.

Shabbat Service *Abbey Interfaith Sanctuary, 10 am.

Passover Lunch *Eliot House lounge, noon.

Holi Celebration A Hindu celebration of life where people throw colors and water at each other and eat sweets. Skinner Green, noon.

Softball vs. Clark. A doubleheader. *Kendall, noon.

Lacrosse vs. Wellesley. *Kendall, 1 pm.

Overeaters Anonymous OA is a fellowship of individuals who, through their experience, strength and hope, are recovering from compulsive overeating. All are welcome.There are no dues or fees. Meetings are strictly confidential. Contact Jen, x5064, or Angela, 493-5954. Room 216, *Blanchard Campus Center, 2 pm.

Youth Action International Film Life and Debt: Brazil’s Children, followed by a discussion of Brazil’s controversial structural adjustment programs. Room 101, *Dwight Hall, 2:30 pm.

Passover Dinner *Eliot House lounge, 5:30 pm.

Political Prisoner Benefit Concert Local hip-hop band Cold Duck Complex will be followed by five speakers: Crystal Hayes ’04, Ramona and Raymond Africa, Russell Shoats III, and Netdahe Stoddard. Reading by local poet Nathan Zerbach. Prizes will be raffled off; proceeds to benefit political prisoners or their family members speaking at this event. $2–$5. Chapin Auditorium, *Mary Woolley Hall, 7:30 pm.

Voice Recital An evening of song featuring RoseAnna Cyr ’06, Sandra McBee ’04, and Jessa Goldstein ’06. Warbeke Room, *Pratt Hall, 7:30 pm.

South Asian Conference Party Live Indian classical music, followed by a DJ dance. Great Room, *Blanchard Campus Center, 10 pm.

Sunday 11

Sunrise Service
Gettell Amphitheater, 6 am.

Easter Sunday Catholic Mass *Abbey Chapel, 8 am.

South Asian Conference Rooms 303 and 305, *Kendade Hall Hall, 8 am.

Passover Lunch *Eliot House lounge, noon.

Praying the Rosary *Abbey Interfaith Sanctuary, 1 pm.

Baha’i Community Meeting *Abbey Interfaith Sanctuary, 5 pm.

Passover Dinner *Eliot House lounge, 5:30 pm.

Planning and Developing Your Web Site Workshop for students. Register at http://www.mtholyoke.edu/go/training. Room 109A, *Dwight Hall, 7 pm.

Introduction to RefWorks Workshop for students. Register at http://www.mtholyoke.edu/go/training. Room 110, *Dwight Hall, 7 pm.

Film All Boxed In, the story of a young female cellist, Norma Stein, who enrolled in Juilliard in the early 1950s and struggled to realize her potential as an artist and person. Great Room, *Blanchard Campus Center, 8 pm.

Unitarian Universalist Community Meeting *Abbey Interfaith Sanctuary, 8 pm.

Poets Lounge Room 227, *Blanchard Campus Center, 8:30 pm.

Zazen Meditation Wa-Shin-An, *Eliot House, 9 pm.

Monday 12

Passover Lunch
*Eliot House lounge, noon.

Pre-Health Advising Room 224, *Clapp Laboratory, 12:15 pm.

Using Dreamweaver Templates to Build Your Web Site Workshop for students. Prerequisite: advanced working knowledge of Dreamweaver. Register at http://www.mtholyoke.edu/go/training. Room 109A, *Dwight Hall, 4:15 pm.

Passover Dinner *Eliot House lounge, 5:30 pm.

Career Panel on Librarianship *CDC workshop room, 6 pm.

Tuesday 13

Exit Counseling Sessions
Seniors who have student loans must attend one session. See the Student Information link at www.mtholyoke.edu/offices/fs/. Room 318, *Blanchard Campus Center, 8 am.

Five College Clothesline Project Featuring T-shirts made by survivors of sexual assault, rape, and incest. Skinner Green, all day.

Passover Lunch *Eliot House lounge, noon.

Chinese Table Abbey Hall private dining room, 12:15 pm.

Women’s Recovery Weekly Meeting For information contact Susan McCarthy, Alcohol and Drug Awareness Project director, x2616. Room 318, *Blanchard Campus Center, 12:20 pm.

iDVD Workshop For faculty/staff. Register at http://www.mtholyoke.edu/go/training. Room 109B, *Dwight Hall, 1:30 pm.

“Enemies Everywhere: Self-Defense, International Inaction, and Genocide in Rwanda” Lecture by Alison Des Forges, Rwandan spokesperson for Human Rights Watch. New York Room, *Mary Woolley Hall, 2:30 pm.

Softball vs. Smith. A doubleheader. *Kendall, 3:30 pm.

Making the Most of Your Summer Internship *CDC workshop room, 4 pm.

Buddhist Meditation *Abbey Interfaith Sanctuary, 4:15 pm.

Introduction to Creating Web Pages with Dreamweaver MX Workshop for students. Register at http://www.mtholyoke.edu/go/training. Room 109A, *Dwight Hall, 4:15 pm.

Introduction to RefWorks Workshop for students. Register at http://www.mtholyoke.edu/go/training. Room 110, *Dwight Hall, 4:15 pm.

“Pan-Islam and Pan-Africa in the Era of ‘Africa for the Africans,’ 1917–1919” Lecture by Robert Hill, professor of history, UCLA. New York Room, *Mary Woolley Hall, 4:30 pm.

Peer Education Alliance Meeting Room 216, *Blanchard Campus Center, 5:30 pm.

German Table Private dining room, South Rockefeller Hall,
5:30 pm.

College Republicans Room 226, *Blanchard Campus Center, 6 pm.

Usual Suspects IMPROVised Tuesdays Great Room, *Blanchard Campus Center, 6:30 pm.

Film Series: Experiencing Madness Shock Therapy: The Last Resort offers a balanced look at electroconvulsive therapy or ECT. Room 316, *Reese Building, 7 pm.

Japanese Tea Ceremony Wa-Shin-An, *Eliot House, 7:30 pm.

Amnesty International Room 318, *Blanchard Campus Center,
8 pm.

Major Fellowships and Scholarships for Seniors *CDC workshop room, 8 pm.

Wednesday 14

Five College Clothesline Project
See 4/13.

Grab and Stay: Lectures with Lunch Ombretta Frau, assistant professor of Italian, presents “From Turin to Honolulu: The Life and Travels of an Italian Miss Manners.” Room 226, *Blanchard Campus Center, noon.

Interfaith Prayer Lunch *Eliot House lounge, noon.

Zazen Meditation With Rev. Issho Fujita. Topic: “Mindfulness.” Wa-Shin-An, *Eliot House, 4 pm.

“How Hard Is It to Excite a Molecule?” Lecture by Shizuka Hsieh, Smith College. *Cleveland L-1, 4:15 pm.

Talk Back Discussion of findings from a recent survey on sexual assault and violence, moderated by Anne Mercogliano ’04. Room 226, *Blanchard Campus Center, 4:30 pm.

Author Reading Laura Flanders, author of Bushwomen: Tales of Cynical Species. Hooker Auditorium, *Clapp Laboratory, 5 pm.

French Table Dining room, *MacGregor Hall, 5:30 pm.

Chinese Table Private dining room, South Rockefeller Hall, 5:30 pm.

“Indigenous Peoples and Biocolonialism: Genetics and Justice in the Twenty-First Century” Lecture by Debra Harry, director, Indigenous People’s Council on Biocolonialism and member, Indigenous Women’s Environmental Network. Harry will screen her film The Leech and the Earthworm, in which indigenous peoples from New Zealand, Australia, Tonga,Vanuatu, British Columbia, South Africa, California, and Nevada express their views. A reception follows. For information, contact Giovanna DiChiro, x2055 or gdichiro@mtholyoke.edu. Gamble Auditorium, *Art Building, 7 pm.

Preparing Images for Presentations and the Web Workshop for students. Register at http://www.mtholyoke.edu/go/training. Room 109A, *Dwight Hall, 7 pm.

Overeaters Anonymous See 4/10. Room 217, *Ciruti Center, 7 pm.

Hall Choosing—Class of 2007 Chapin Auditorium, *Mary Woolley Hall, 7:30 pm.

Thursday 15

Five College Clothesline Project
See 4/13. Skinner Green, all day.

Exit Counseling Sessions See 4/13. Room 318, *Blanchard Campus Center, noon.

Sophomore Ring Ceremony New York Room, *Mary Woolley Hall, 3 pm.

“The Disappointing Results of International Debt Relief Efforts for Developing Countries” Lecture by Geske Dijkstra, associate professor of economics, Erasmus University, Rotterdam. Room 101, *Dwight Hall, 4 pm.

Résumé Writing Workshop *CDC workshop room, 4 pm.

Hindu Worship Hindu Prayer Room, *Eliot House, 5 pm.

SHRI Dinner *Eliot House lounge, 5:30 pm.

Introduction to Image Ready Workshop for students on image maps, rollovers, and animations on Web pages. Prerequisite: advanced working knowledge of Photoshop. Register at http://www.mtholyoke.edu/go/training. Room 109A, *Dwight Hall, 7 pm.

“The United States, China, and the North Korean Nuclear Crisis” Lecture by Susan Shirk, professor of political science, University of California, San Diego. Gamble Auditorium, *Art Building, 7:30 pm.

Senior Pub Night: Wine and Cheese This special pub night is the last of the semester. Room 227, *Blanchard Campus Center, 7:30 pm.

“Television and Girls’ Real and Imagined Life Prospects in Rural India” Lecture by Sally Steindorf, Five College Women’s Studies Research Associate, Syracuse University. Seminar room, *Five College Women’s Studies Research Center, 7:30 pm.

Russian Department Lecture By Rosmarie Forsythe. Room 305, *Kendade Hall, 7:30 pm.

Friday 16

French Table
See 4/9.

Pagan/Wiccan Collective Meeting See 4/9.

Halal Lunch Followed by Jumma Prayer *Eliot House lounge, noon.

Introduction to RefWorks Workshop for faculty/staff. Register at http://www.mtholyoke.edu/go/training. Room 109A, *Dwight Hall, 1:30 pm.

Softball vs. WPI. A doubleheader. *Kendall, 3:30 pm.

Voice Recital Ai Ling Chow ’04, soprano, accompanied by Mark Gionfriddo. Warbeke Room, *Pratt Hall, 4 pm.

Kabbalat Shabbat Service See 4/9.

Something Every Friday—DECAdancetheatre A performance by an all female, hip-hop fusion company directed by Amherst native Jennifer Weber. Great Room, *Blanchard Campus Center, 8 pm.

David Bromberg Quartet Tickets for this performance by the folk/bluegrass legend are $30 and $27 and may be purchased online at www.twincloud.com or by calling 1-800-THE TICK (800-843-8425). Chapin Auditorium, *Mary Woolley Hall, 8 pm.

Warbeke Memorial Concert The New World Chamber Music Ensemble presents a program of music by American composers. McCulloch Auditorium, *Pratt Hall, 8 pm.

Swing That Thang Hip-hop party that you can’t miss! $3 before midnight, $4 after. *Betty Shabazz House, 10 pm.

Saturday 17

Understanding Whiteness, Recognizing Privilege: Continuing the Conversation on Racial Justice
A conference presented by the White Privilege Awareness Project. Special guests include Tim Wise, Becky Thompson, and Enoch Page. Workshops and lectures will address what white privilege is, how to talk about it, its many repercussions, how to dismantle it, how it intersects with other systems of oppression, and more. Register at http://whiteprivilege.mtholyoke.edu/. Hooker Auditorium, *Clapp Laboratory, 8 am.

Shabbat Service See 4/10.

Tennis vs. Springfield. *Kendall, 1 pm.

Overeaters Anonymous See 4/10.

Film A Child’s Century of War. Room 302, *Reese, 2:30 pm.

Voice Recital “How Can I Keep From Singing?” features sopranos Sarah-Wade Boatwright ’04, Melanie Bopp ’04, Emily Castle ’06, Katherine Vogele ’06; Lindsay Pope ’07, mezzo soprano, and Sarah Dougan ’04, alto. McCulloch Auditorium, *Pratt Hall, 7:30 pm.

Ballgowns and Bedsheets Sophomore class semiformal. Come in a ballgown or a toga or anything in between. MHC sophomores $2, other MHC students $3, all others $5. Great Room and Balcony, *Blanchard Campus Center, 10 pm.

Sunday 18

Annual Open Dressage Show and Combined Test
*Equestrian Center, 9 am.

Bell Tolling—Holocaust Remembrance *Abbey Chapel, 9:50 am.

Silent Holocaust Remembrance Circle in front of Abbey Chapel, *Abbey Chapel, 10 am.

Ecumenical Worship Service *Abbey Interfaith Sanctuary, 11 am.

Choral and Orchestral Spring Concert The Mount Holyoke Glee Club, Chamber Singers, and Orchestra (Catharine Melhorn and Mark Bartley, conductors) perform works by Persichetti, John Williams, Ron Perera, Gwyneth Walker, and others. *Abbey Chapel, 3 pm.

Baha’i Community Meeting See 4/11.

Catholic Mass *Abbey Chapel, 6:30 pm.

Introduction to Creating Web Pages Using Dreamweaver MX Workshop for students. Register at http://www.mtholyoke.edu/go/training. Room 109A, *Dwight Hall, 7 pm.

Unitarian Universalist Community Meeting *Eliot House lounge, 8 pm.

Poets Lounge See 4/11.

Zazen Meditation See 4/11.

Monday 19

“Living in the Past: The Functional Anatomy of Fossil Vertebrates”
Lecture by Farish Jenkins, organismal and evolutionary biology, Harvard University. Refreshments served at 4 pm; lecture at 4:30 pm. Hooker Auditorium, *Clapp Laboratory.

“The Art of Refusal: Poetry and Motherhood” Lecture by Amy Dryansky, Five College Women’s Studies Research Associate. Seminar room, *Five College Women’s Studies Research Center, 4:30 pm.

Tennis vs. Endicott. *Kendall, 4:30 pm.

Oliver Mtukudzi and Black Spirits Zimbabwe’s best-selling pop artists! A limited number of free tickets are available for MHC students, staff, and faculty. Tickets are $15 for the general public. Chapin Auditorium, *Mary Woolley Hall, 8 pm.

Tuesday 20

Chinese Table See 4/13.

Women’s Recovery Weekly Meeting See 4/13.

Exit Counseling Sessions See 4/13. Room 318, *Blanchard Campus Center, 4 pm.

Buddhist Meditation See 4/13.

German Table See 4/13.

College Republicans See 4/13.

Usual Suspects IMPROVised Tuesdays Great Room, *Blanchard Campus Center, 6:30 pm.

Spring Lecture Series Melissa LeVangie. Gamble Auditorium, *Art Building, 7 pm.

Film Lucrecia Martel’s La Cienaga (Argentina, 2001). In Spanish. Room 101, *Dwight Hall, 7 pm.

Film Die Haeupter Meiner Lieben (1999), directed by Hans-Guenther Buecking. In German with English subtitles. Room 109, *Ciruti Center, 7 pm.

Japanese Tea Ceremony Wa-Shin-An, *Eliot House, 7:30 pm.

Psychology Lecture By Professor Elliot Valenstein, University of Michigan, author of Great and Desperate Cures and Blaming the Brain. Morrison Room, *Willits-Hallowell Center, 7:30 pm.

Amnesty International See 4/13.

Wednesday 21

Exit Counseling Sessions
See 4/13. Room 318, *Blanchard Campus Center, 11 am.

Interfaith Prayer Lunch See 4/14.

Recovery Luncheon Meeting Room 135, *Groves Health Center, noon.

Zazen Meditation With Rev. Issho Fujita. Topic: “Mindfulness vs. Concentration.” Wa-Shin-An, *Eliot House, 4 pm.

Making the Most of Your Summer Internship *CDC workshop room, 4 pm.

“The Art of Illustrating Biochemistry” Lecture in honor of Mary Campbell’s retirement by David S. Goodsell, scientific illustrator and author. *Cleveland L-1, 4:15 pm.

French Table See 4/14.

Chinese Table See 4/14.

Spanish Film Series Profundo carmesí (México, 1996), a macabre, darkly humorous feature about a depressed single mother and a thief who targets his victims through singles ads. *Cleveland L-2, 7 pm.

Overeaters Anonymous See 4/14.

Thursday 22

Hindu Worship
Hindu Prayer Room, *Eliot House, 5 pm.

SHRI Dinner *Eliot House lounge, 5:30 pm.

Love Actually: Let’s Talk Relationships Facilitated by Roseanne Pikul from Womanshelter/ Companera. Room 227, *Blanchard Campus Center, 7:30 pm.

Avery Sharp Jazz Concert Producer’s Circle tickets $30 (includes post-performance reception); general admission $20. Tickets available at the UMass Fine Arts Center Box Office, 413-545-2511 or 800-999-UMAS, or at www.wfcr.org. Chapin Auditorium, *Mary Woolley Hall, 7:30 pm.

“Ups and Downs of Publishing Personal Poems: An Evening with Perugia Press and Friends” Reading and discussion with poets Linda Tomol Pennisi, Melanie Braverman, Gail Thomas, and Amy Dryansky and Susan Kan, founding editor of Perugia Press. Seminar room, *Five College Women’s Studies Research Center, 7:30 pm.

Thursday Night Edge Great Room and Balcony, *Blanchard Campus Center, 8 pm.

Jacques Brel is Alive and Well and Living in Paris
A musical review, written by Eric Blau and Mort Shuman and directed by Joyce Devlin, with musical direction by Mark Gionfriddo. For reservations, call x2406. $5 general, $3 students and senior citizens. Free to MHC students with ID on opening night. *Rooke Theatre, 8 pm.

Friday 23

Golf Tournament—Mass. States
The Orchards, 9 am.

French Table See 4/9.

Pagan/Wiccan Collective See 4/9.

Halal Lunch Followed by Jumma Prayer See 4/16.

“Life and Letters” A conversation with Glascock Intercollegiate Poetry Competition judges John Hollander, Marilyn Nelson, and Carl Phillips. Stimson Room, *Williston Library,
3 pm.

Progressive Film Project The Way Home, directed by Shakti Butler, presents 64 women’s views about race, gender, and class in the U.S. Refreshments and discussion follow. Room 101, *Dwight Hall, 4 pm.

Kabbalat Shabbat Service See 4/16.

Eighty-First Glascock Intercollegiate Poetry Competition With contestants from Spelman College, Williams College, City College of New York, Columbia University, University of Massachusetts, and Mount Holyoke College. Gamble Auditorium, *Art Building, 8 pm.

Battle of the Bands $3 and $5. Chapin Auditorium, *Mary Woolley Hall, 8 pm.

April in Paris: Faculty Recital Featuring the Mount Holyoke Baroque Ensemble: Robert Eisenstein, viola da gamba; Adrianne Greenbaum, traverso; Linda Laderach, violin; Larry Schipull, harpsichord. Music by Clérambault, Couperin, Caix, and Telemann. McCulloch Auditorium, *Pratt Hall, 8 pm.

Jacques Brel Is Alive and Well and Living in Paris See 4/22. *Rooke Theatre, 8 pm.

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