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Mount Holyoke College News and Events Vista The College Street Journal Archives

April 12, 2002

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April
Friday 12

Intervarsity Christian Fellowship Daily Morning Prayer Safford Hall piano room, Monday–Friday, 7:15 am.

Children's Literature Series Patricia MacLachlan, author of the Newbery Award-winning Sarah, Plain and Tall, will read from her new novel, Caleb's Story, and talk about her work. A reception follows. Room 126, *Clapp Hall, 11 am.

Japanese Table South Rockefeller Hall private dining room, 11:30 am.

Lunch and Jumma Prayer RSVP required; call x2054 or email eliot-rsvp@mtholyoke.edu by 4/11. *Eliot House lounge, noon.

Walk the Sacred Labyrinth *Abbey Interfaith Sanctuary, noon–2 pm.

Annual Science Symposium Senior honor students in biochemistry, biological sciences, chemistry, computer science, earth and environment, mathematics, and physics will present fifteen-minute talks about their independent research projects. *Cleveland Hall, 1 pm.

What Do You Want to Do: Achieving Clarity (Part I) Preregistration is required for this three-part workshop. *CDC conference room, 3 pm.

"Abortion, Intimacy, and the ‘Duty' to Gestate" Lecture by Margaret Olivia Little, senior research scholar at the Kennedy Institute of Ethics and associate professor of philosophy at Georgetown University. Room 216, *Skinner Hall, 3 pm.

Softball vs. Clark. *Kendall, 3 pm.

Hindu Community Meeting *Abbey Interfaith Sanctuary, 4:30 pm.

Shabbat Candle-Lighting Ceremony *Abbey Interfaith Sanctuary, 6:30 pm.

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

Seeds of Peace Presentation A film and presentation by Seeds of Peace, a not-for-profit organization focused on conflict resolution. Hooker Auditorium, *Clapp Hall, 7 pm.

Jazz Concert The Chamber Jazz Ensemble, directed by Mark Gionfriddo, presents "You and the Night and the Music...," a program of music by Arthur Schwartz, Dizzy Gillespie, and Victor Young. With members of Big Band Jazz and the Vocal Jazz Ensemble. McCulloch Auditorium, *Pratt Hall, 7:30 pm.

Intervarsity Christian Fellowship Group Meeting MacGregor Hall living room, 7:45 pm.

Something Every Friday—Nice Shoes Spring Jam *Blanchard Campus Center, 8 pm.

O.A.R. Concert Specially priced tickets for MHC students, staff, and faculty are available only at the Blanchard information desk for $10. General public tickets are $15 in advance, $18 at the door; available at tickets.com or by calling 800-477-6849. Doors open at 7 pm. Chapin Auditorium, *Mary Woolley Hall, 8 pm.

Anime Dance Party $2 for MHC students, $3 for others. *Blanchard Campus Center, 10 pm.

MHACASA Party $3. *Betty Shabazz House, 11 pm.

 

Saturday 13

Volunteer Community Service—FRESH Start Contact sjdavis@mtholyoke.edu or call x5741.

Tennis vs. Springfield/Colby. There are two tennis matches today: MHC vs. Springfield at 9 am and MHC vs. Colby at 1:30 pm.

Five College Anthropology Conference *Willits Hallowell Center, 9 am.

Spring Free from Smoking *Groves Health Center, 10 am.

Mix Master Mike Tickets are $18, available at the Blanchard information desk, B-Side Records in Northampton, and all Strawberries locations. Chapin Auditorium, *Mary Woolley Hall, 8 pm.

Senior Recital Pianist Vaughn Barry '02 performs music of Haydn, Brahms, Schumann, Ravel, and Starer. McCulloch Auditorium, *Pratt Hall, 8 pm.

Goin' Down South Dance Party $3. *Blanchard Campus Center, 10 pm.

 

Sunday 14

Volunteer Community Service—Berkshire Hills Music Academy Contact jagagne@mtholyoke.edu or call x5382.

Intervarsity Christian Fellowship Van Rides A van leaves from the MHC gates for Saint John's Church in Springfield at 7:15 am; for information contact jihazel@mtholyoke.edu. At 8:45 am a van leaves from Blanchard Campus Center for First Baptist Church in Amherst.

Conscious Alternatives Panel Discussions Two discussions to promote dialogue about the Middle East; invited students will talk about the Israeli–Palestinian conflict. Gamble Auditorium, *Art Building, 10 am and 1 pm.

Ecumenical Worship Service *Abbey Interfaith Sanctuary, 11 am.

Carnival on the Green Skinner Green, noon.

Faculty Recital "April in Paris," a program presented by the Mount Holyoke Baroque Ensemble, will include French music of the early eighteenth century, including a suite for viole by Caix d'Herveloix, and the Paris Quartet in E Minor by Georg Philipp Telemann. McCulloch, *Pratt Hall, 4 pm.

Reflections on the Life of the Spirit *Abbey Interfaith Sanctuary, 4:30 pm.

Unitarian Universalist Community Meeting *Eliot House lounge, 6:30 pm.

Roman Catholic Mass *Abbey Chapel, 6:30 pm.

Preparing Images for the Web Register at www.mtholyoke.edu/go/workshops. Room 231, *Williston Library, 7 pm.

Zazen Meditation With professor Tadanori Yamashita. Wa-Shin-An, *Eliot House, 9 pm.

 

Monday 15

Clothesline Project To raise awareness of domestic and sexual violence. Skinner Green, April 15–17.

Bible Study With Anita Magovern and Andrea Ayvazian. *Eliot House lounge, 12:15 pm.

Volunteer Community Service—Girls Inc. Contact jgroth@mtholyoke.edu or call x4179. Van leaves Blanchard at 2:40 pm.

Intro to Photoshop Register at www.mtholyoke.edu/go/workshops. Room 231, *Williston Library, 4:15 pm.

"The Ultrastructure of Cytoplasm: The Organizing Principle That Makes It a Living Jelly" Lecture by John E. Heuser, M.D., Department of Cell Biology and Physiology, Washington University Medical School, Saint Louis. Refreshments will be served in Clapp 126 at 4 pm. Hooker Auditorium, *Clapp Hall, 4:30 pm.

French Table *Ham Hall dining room, 5:30 pm.

Japanese Table South Rockefeller Hall private dining room, 5:30 pm.

Processing Financial Aid for Off-Campus Study Mandatory meeting for all students who have been awarded Laurel Fellowships for off-campus study in 2002–2003; highly recommended for other students expecting to use federal or state aid for off-campus study. Staff from the Offices of Financial Assistance and Student Accounts will review procedures for processing and disbursing financial aid. Students may attend today's meeting or a second meeting tomorrow. New York Room, *Mary Woolley Hall, 6:30 pm.

German Department Lecture Bernhard Schlink will read from his work, including The Reader and Flights of Love. Gamble Auditorium, *Art Building, 8 pm.

 

Tuesday 16

Faculty/Staff Meditation *Abbey Interfaith Sanctuary, 12:15 pm.

Women's Recovery Weekly 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 202, *Blanchard Campus Center, 12:15 pm.

Weekly Discussion on Islam *Eliot House lounge, 2 pm.

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

Processing Financial Aid for Off-Campus Study See 4/15. New York Room, *Mary Woolley Hall, 4 pm.

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

Lacrosse vs. Springfield. *Kendall, 4:30 pm.

Spanish Table Abbey Hall dining room, 5:30 pm.

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

"Shaping A Livable Future: Putting Our Brakes on Sprawl" Lecture by Timothy W. Brennan, executive director, Pioneer Valley Planning Commission. Gamble Auditorium, *Art Building, 7 pm.

Conservative Environmentalist Hooker Auditorium, *Clapp Hall, 7 pm.

SAW Workshop on Writing Papers A crash course in learning how to make your papers stronger, just in time for the final push. Facilitated by SAW Assistant Megan Spencer. Room 109, *Porter Hall, 7 pm.

Intro to Dreamweaver Computer workshop for students. Register at www.mtholyoke.edu/go/workshops. Room 231, *Williston Library, 7 pm.

Inward Bound *South Mandelle Hall living room, 7 pm.

Intervarsity Christian Fellowship Bible Study *North Rockefeller Hall living room, 7:30 pm.

Japanese Tea Ceremony With Nobue Socho Yamashita. Sign up at the entrance. Wa-Shin-An, *Eliot House, 7:30 pm.

 

Wednesday 17

Interfaith Prayer Lunch *Eliot House lounge, noon.

Volunteer Community Service—Tutoring in Holyoke Contact rsridhar@mtholyoke.edu or call x5542. Van leaves Blanchard at 2:40 pm.

Deep Calls to Deep *Abbey Interfaith Sanctuary, 4 pm.

Zazen Meditation "Seeing through Thought," with Rev. Issho Fujita. Wa-Shin-An, *Eliot House, 4 pm.

Résumé-Writing Workshop *CDC workshop room, 4 pm.

"Is Marx Relevant for the Twenty-first Century?" Panel discussion with Harold Garrett-Goodyear, history department; Fred Moseley, economics department; Ken Tucker, sociology and anthropology department; and Lucas Wilson, economics department. New York Room, *Mary Woolley Hall, 4:15 pm.

"Substrate Electric Fields in DNA Repair" Lecture by Robert Stanley, Temple University. Refreshments served prior to presentation. Room 218, *Clapp Hall, 4:15 pm.

Italian Table *Ham Hall dining room, 5:30 pm.

"The Culture of Berlusconi's Italy" Annual Italian lecture by Alexander Stille, a freelance writer for the New York Times, the Italian newspaper La Repubblica, the New Yorker, the New York Review of Books, and the New York Times Magazine and Book Review. Gamble Auditorium, *Art Building, 6:30 pm.

Faculty Show Dress Rehearsal Faculty and staff are invited to tonight's rehearsal; students are invited to tomorrow's performance. Chapin Auditorium, *Mary woolley Hall, 7 pm.

Intervarsity Christian Fellowship Bible Study 1837 living room, 7:30 pm.

 

Thursday 18

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

Volunteer Community Service—Holyoke Soldier's Home Contact rsridhar@mtholyoke.edu or call x5542. Van leaves Blanchard at 2:40 pm.

Intro to Dreamweaver Register at www.mtholyoke.edu/go/workshops. Room 231, *Williston Library, 4:15 pm.

"Raphael, Architecture, and the Renaissance Imagination" Lecture by Lauren Golden, University of East Anglia. Gamble Auditorium, *Art Building, 5 pm.

Faculty Show Students are invited to tonight's performance. Chapin Auditorium, *Mary Woolley Hall, 7 pm.

Moises Villafana Izquierda: Native Ika Tribe Member Villafana Izquierda, member of the Ika tribe of indigenous Colombians, will speak on the fate of his people and their struggle for self-determination during the U.S. antidrug campaign in Colombia. In Spanish with translation. Hooker, *Clapp Hall, 7 pm.

"An Anthology of French Jewish Women Writers in Translation" Lecture by Eva Sartori, Five College Women's Studies research associate from the University of Nebraska. Five College Women's Studies Research Center, 7:30 pm.

Student Dance Concert *Kendall, 8 pm.

Hamlet Mount Holyoke College Department of Theatre Arts presents an all-female production of Shakespeare's play, directed by Alycia Smith-Howard. Performances are April 18–20 at 8 pm, April 26 and 27 at 8 pm, and April 28 at 2 pm. Tickets are $5 for the general public, $3 for students and senior citizens. Free to MHC students with ID on opening night, April 18. For reservations call 413-538-2406. *Rookse Theatre.

 

Friday 19

Volunteer Community Service—Kate's Kitchen Contact karipley@mtholyoke.edu or call x4332. Van leaves Blanchard at 11 am.

Japanese Table South Rockefeller Hall private dining room, 11:30 am.

Lunch and Jumma Prayer RSVP required; call x2054 or email eliot-rsvp@mtholyoke.edu by 4/18. *Eliot House lounge, noon.

Walk the Sacred Labyrinth *Abbey Interfaith Sanctuary, noon–2 pm.

Pagan and Wiccan Collective Meeting Room 212, *Blanchard Campus Center, 12:30 pm.

What Do You Want to Do: Achieving Clarity (Part II) *CDC conference room, 3 pm.

Making the Most of Your Summer Internship *CDC workshop room, 3 pm.

Hindu Community Meeting *Abbey Interfaith Sanctuary, 4:30 pm.

Latino Day: Pa'lante, Siempre, Pa'lante The annual Five College Latino Day. Chapin Auditorium, *Mary Woolley Hall, 5 pm.

Shabbat Candle-Lighting Ceremony *Abbey Interfaith Sanctuary, 6:30 pm.
Intervarsity Christian Fellowship Group Meeting *MacGregor Hall living room,
7:45 pm.

Something Every Friday—Uplifters A free performance by a roots/reggae band. *Blanchard Campus Center, 8 pm.

Student Dance Concert Dance studio theater, *Kendall, 8 pm.

Faculty Recital Alison Hale, flute, and Allen Bonde, piano. McCulloch Auditorium, *Pratt Hall, 8 pm.

Something Every Friday—Latin DJ Dance Party *Blanchard Campus Center, 11:00 pm.

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