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October 15, 2004



Friday 15

Jumma Prayer
Muslim Prayer Room, *Eliot House, noon.

Japanese Table Dining room, *MacGregor Hall, noon.

Law School Drop-In Hour Conference Room, *Career Development Center, 12:15 pm.

“Should Information Be Free?” An interactive program on the cost of information and open access publishing. Pizza will be served. Room 419, *Williston Library, 12:15 pm.

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

Senior Recital “"Now I Become Myself," a program by Anne Vittoria, soprano; Mark Gionfriddo, accompanist; and the Frances Perkins Choir will perform works by Alice Parker, Ysaye Barnwell, Gwyneth Walker, de Falla, Mozart, J. S. Bach, Barber, and Messiaen. McCulloch Auditorium, *Pratt Hall, 7 pm.

Mambo Jumbo Out-of-the-Ordinary Poetry Slam Want to share your poetry? Email Poems should be under three minutes. Free. Great Room, *Blanchard Campus Center, 7:30 pm.

Saturday 16

Student-led Shabbat Services
*Abbey Interfaith Sanctuary, 10 am.

Forcing Bulbs Workshop Learn how to force tulips, narcissus, amaryllis, and other bulbs into flower for the winter months. *Talcott Greenhouse, 10 am.

Careers in Consulting: The Inaugural Consulting Conference at MHC Ever thought of a career in consulting? Our alumnae speakers will equip you with the resources to ace the counsulting recruiting process. *Cleveland L-2, Shattuck 107, 203, 217, 318. 10 am.

Seven Sisters Cross Country Meet *Kendall, 11 am.

Field Hockey vs. MIT. *Kendall, 1 pm.

Overeaters Anonymous Meeting OA is a fellowship of individuals who, through their experience, strength, and hope, are recovering from compulsive eating. Room 226, *Blanchard Campus Center, 2 pm.

Ramadan Celebration *Eliot House lounge, 5 pm.

Las Vegas Night The Network invites you to an MHC tradition featuring dancing, music provided by DJ Menace, gambling, prizes, Chocolate Factory with chocolate-dipped treats, wine, and buck-a-beer. $10 in advance; $12 at the door. Chapin Auditorium, *Mary Woolley Hall, and the Great Room, *Blanchard Campus Center, 10 pm.

Sunday 17

Ecumenical Worship Service
*Abbey Interfaith Sanctuary, 11 am.

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

Ramadan Celebration *Eliot House lounge, 5 pm.

Catholic Mass *Abbey Chapel, 6:30 pm.

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

Monday 18

“Elizabeth Peabody and the Founders of the American Kindergarten”
Lecture by Janice A. Jipson, Five College Women’s Studies Research Center associate from National Louis University. Framed as a reader’s theatre performance, Jipson’s presentation explores the emergence of the kindergarten in the nineteenth century and examines the theme of “maternal pedagogy” in the work of Elizabeth Peabody and other early kindergarten founders. Seminar room, *Five College Women’s Studies Research Center, 4:30 pm.

Introduction to the Career Development Center for First-Years *CDC workshop room, 4:30 pm.

Artist’s Slide Presentation Painter George Nick will show slides of and talk about his work. Gamble Auditorium, *Art Building, 5 pm.

Sexual Health Educators Meeting Room 213, *Blanchard Campus Center, 5 pm.

Faculty/Staff Free Weights Workshop Weight room, *Kendall, 5:15 pm.

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

Author Reading German author Monika Maron presents a reading; in German. New York Room, *Mary Woolley Hall, 7 pm.

Tuesday 19

Chinese Table
Dining room, South Rockefeller Hall, noon.

Women’s Recovery Weekly Meeting This group, run by and for students, meets in a comfortable and confidential atmosphere to support one another in dealing with concerns about their own use and recovery or another’s use of alcohol and other drugs. Room 318, *Blanchard Campus Center, 12:20 pm.

Soccer vs. Coast Guard. *Kendall, 4 pm.

Junior Year Abroad in Montpellier France An information session on this popular study abroad program. Room 212, *Skinner Hall, 4 pm.

Keeping your PC safe on the Internet. Register at Dwight Hall, 4:15 pm.

StartingBloc: The Institute For Responsible Leadership Info Meeting *CDC workshop room, 4:30 PM

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

Film African film producer Ousmane Sembène’s Moolaadé. Gamble Auditorium, *Art Building, 7 pm.

Film Michael Moore’s Fahrenheit 9/11. Great Room, *Blanchard Campus Center, 7 pm.

Volleyball vs. Smith. *Kendall, 7 pm.

America Reads Math Workshop Room 305, *Kendade Hall, 7 pm.

Developing Your Internship in Business *CDC workshop room, 7 pm.

Study Abroad Info Meeting Room 227, *Blanchard Campus Center, 7:30 pm.

Japanese Tea Ceremony Sign up at the entrance to the Eliot House or email Wa-Shin-An, *Eliot House, 7:30 pm.

Wednesday 20

Faculty/Staff Cybex Weight System Workshop
Weight room, *Kendall, noon.

Interfaith Prayer Lunch *Eliot House lounge, 12:15 pm.

Zazen Meditation With Rev. Issho Fujita. “You can’t stop the waves but you can learn to surf” is our topic of discussion. Wa-Shin-An, *Eliot House, 4 pm.

Field Hockey vs. Wesleyan. *Kendall, 4 pm.

French Department Presentation A conversation with African film producer Ousmane Sembène about his film Moolaadé. New York Room, *Mary Woolley Hall, 4 pm.

National Chemistry Week Presentation Faculty/student research presentations by the chemistry department in honor of National Chemistry Week. Pizza party will start at 5 pm in the Kendade Hall atrium; presentations will follow immediately afterward. Students who are interested in doing research in the chemistry department are especially encouraged to attend. Room 305, *Kendade Hall, 5 pm.

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

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

ACLU Meeting Room 216, *Blanchard Campus Center, 5:45 pm.

“Water and the New Economy” Lecture by John Reid, president, Bioshelters, Inc. Gamble Auditorium, *Art Building, 7 pm.

German 222 Film Fest Room 9, *Ciruti Center, 7 pm.

Résumé Writing Workshop Room 318, *Blanchard Campus Center, 8 pm.

Thursday 21

“Knit and Chat
*Eliot House Lounge, Noon.

Should Information Be Free?” An interactive program on the cost of information and open access publishing. Room 419, *Williston Library, 4 pm.

Artist Talk Outdoor sculptor candidate Nancy Holt presents her work. Reception to follow. Gamble Auditorium, *Art Building, 4:30 pm.

Microsoft Corporation Information Session *CDC workshop room, 4:30 pm.

Hindu Worship with Dinner *Eliot House lounge, 5 pm.

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

“Views from Abroad: The International Implications of the 2004 Election Outcome” A panel addressing such questions as: What impact will the outcome of the U.S. presidential election have on the image and legitimacy of the U.S. in international arenas? What has been the fallout in response to current foreign policy? What will be the most pressing issues facing the global community in the wake of the election? With Claude de Renty du Granrut, deputy mayor of Senlis, France; Janine Zacharia, Washington correspondent, Jerusalem Post; Fredrick O. Wanyama, department of history and political science, Maseno University, Kenya, and Five College African studies scholar. Moderated by Eva Paus, MHC professor of economics and director, Center for Global Initiatives. Part of the Weissman Center’s fall series. Gamble Auditorium, *Art Building, 7:30 pm.

Kaiserwerther Kantorei Choir A German choir from Dusseldorf, directed by MHC alumna Nancy Poland ’62. *Abbey Chapel, 8 pm.

Goldwater and Udall Scholarship Information Session *CDC workshop room, 8 pm.

Friday 22

Family and Friends Weekend
Plant Sale Bring a little piece of Mount Holyoke home! Plants from the greenhouse, campus gardens, and grounds will be available. T-shirts and sweatshirts will also be on sale; proceeds benefit the Botanic Garden. *Talcott Greenhouse, 9 am–4 pm.

Family and Friends Weekend Welcome and Registration Lobby, *Mary Woolley Hall, 10 am–9 pm.

Introduction to RefWorks Workshop for faculty/staff. Register at Room 109, *Dwight Hall, 10 am.

WEED Summer Research Symposium Fellows will present their research findings. All are welcome to enjoy the poster presentations and refreshments noon–1 pm, followed by oral presentations 1–2 pm. Gamble Auditorium, *Art Building, noon.

Jumma Prayer Muslim Prayer Room, *Eliot House, noon.

Japanese Table Dining room, *MacGregor Hall, noon.

University of Rhode Island Graduate Programs Information Session Room 226, *Blanchard Campus Center, 12:15 pm.

Family and Friends Weekend Office Hours for John Body The associate dean for learning skills will be available to talk about learning disabilities and attention deficit disorder. Room 101, Safford Hall, 1 pm.

“From Procrastination to Persistence: Understanding the Motivation of College Students” Family and Friends Weekend master class by Becky Wai-Ling Packard, assistant professor of psychology and education. *Cleveland L1, 2 pm.

Family and Friends Weekend Street Theatre Singing, juggling, rapping, and acting by MHC theatre arts students. *Skinner Green, 2:30– 4:30 pm.

“Current and Future Missions to Mars: Unlocking the Secrets of the Red Planet” Family and Friends Weekend master class by Darby Dyar, associate professor of astronomy and geology, Cleveland L2, 3:30 pm.

Japanese Tea Ceremony Register in advance at the Family and Friends Weekend Welcome Center. Wa-Shin-An, *Eliot House, 4 pm.

Family and Friends Weekend Families Dancing Program Studio Theatre, *Kendall, 4:30 pm.

Volleyball Hall of Fame Tournament First match begins at 5 pm, second match begins at 7 pm. *Kendall, 5 pm.

Family and Friends Weekend Iftar and Shabbat Dinner With Rabbi Lisa Freitag-Keshet. *Kosher/halal dining hall, Wilder Hall, 5 pm.

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

Family and Friends Weekend Movie: Finding Nemo Swim on over and join the Film Board for a showing of this Disney favorite. Hooker Auditorium, *Clapp Laboratory, 7 pm.

Family and Friends Weekend A Cappella Fam’ Jam Join MHC family and friends for a night of singing and fun. Chapin Auditorium, *Mary Woolley Hall, 7:30 pm.

Family and Friends Weekend Haunted House Enjoy a haunted evening! Scary surprises and trick-or-treat candy. Young children are welcome. *Eliana Ortega House, 9 pm.

Family and Friends Weekend Alcoholics Anonymous Meeting Room 318, *Blanchard Campus Center, 9 pm


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