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October 17 , 2003

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October


Friday 17


Walk the Labyrinth
Walk the spiral path, a symbol of wholeness and life’s meandering but purposeful path. Questions? Email jmwood@mtholyoke.edu. *Abbey Interfaith Sanctuary, 10 am.

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

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

Japanese Table South Rockefeller Hall private dining room, 12:15 pm.

Contemplative Community Meeting *Abbey Interfaith Sanctuary, 2 pm.

"Will There Be a Central Theory of Partial Differential Equations?" Lecture by John W. Neuberger, Regents Professor, University of North Texas, College of Arts and Sciences. A reception will be held at 3:30 pm in Room 416, Clapp Laboratory. Dinner at Pinocchio’s at 6:30 pm by reservation only by 10/13. Contact lkamins@mtholyoke.edu. Room 407, *Clapp Laboratory, 4 pm.

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

Auditions For the musical Jacques Brel is Alive and Well and Living in Paris. Solo and ensemble numbers for 8–12 female and male singers; four male or female dancers. Suitable for all vocal ranges. Please bring music to the audition and be prepared for movement. An accompanist will be provided. Rehearsals begin mid-January. Black Box Theatre, *Rooke Theatre, 7 pm.

Mis Raices Internacional Learn the history of salsa through poetry and performance. Enjoy free salsa lessons afterward. Free for MHC students, $3 non-MHC individuals. Great Room and Balcony, *Blanchard Campus Center, 8:30 pm.

Saturday 18

AM Shabbat Service
*Abbey Interfaith Sanctuary, 10 am.

Auditions See 10/17. Black Box Theatre, *Rooke Theatre, 1 pm.

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

Volleyball vs. Simmons. *Kendall, 1 pm.

Film Ocean’s Eleven (2001, 116 minutes), directed by Steven Soderbergh. $2. Gamble Auditorium, *Art Building, 7 pm.

Las Vegas Night A night of dancing and gambling. Win prizes including iPod, digital camera, movies, phone cards, cash, and more! Advance tickets $8, at the door $10. *Chapin Auditorium (dancing) and Great Room, *Blanchard Campus Center (gambling), 10 pm.


Sunday 19

Quaker Friends Meeting
*Abbey Interfaith Sanctuary, 10 am.

Ecumenical Worship Service *Abbey Interfaith Sanctuary,
11:15 am.

Buddhist Program A talk by Rick Wilson, Soka Gakkai International (SGI). *Abbey Interfaith Sanctuary,1 pm.

Film See 10/18. Gamble Auditorium, *Art Building, 2 pm.

Unitarian Universalist Community Meeting *Eliot House lounge, 4 pm.

Piano Recital Pianist Victor Rosenbaum performs Beethoven’s Opus 109, 110, and 111 in celebration of the thirtieth anniversary of his Jordan Hall debut. McCulloch Auditorium, *Pratt Hall, 4 pm.

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

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

Global Film Series The Official Story. An upper-class Argentinean couple discover that their adopted baby is the child of a victim of political violence in this film directed by Luis Puenzo. A discussion will follow. Room 101, *Dwight Hall, 7 pm.

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

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

Monday 20

"The 'Uncommon’ Hormone Prolactin: Insights into Its Roles in the Breast and Prostate"
Lecture by Mary Grace Lorenson, Department of Biochemistry, University of California, Riverside. Refreshments at 4 pm; lecture at 4:15 pm. Room 305, *Kendade Hall.

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

Exploration Summer Programs *CDC conference room, 7 pm.

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

Quad Social Committee Room 102, *Shattuck, 7 pm.

Teach for America Information Session *CDC workshop room, 7 pm.

Poetry Reading Prize-winning poet Mary Jo Salter, Emily Dickinson Senior Lecturer in the Humanities and author of A Kiss in Space, reads from Open Shutters. For information call 534-7307. Odyssey Bookshop, Village Commons, 7 pm.

Eleanor Smeal The former president of NOW and current president of Feminist Majority will speak in promotion of the March for Reproductive Freedom to be held in Washington, D.C. in April 2004. Gamble Auditorium, *Art Building, 7:30 pm.

Tuesday 21

Faith and the Environment
With Rev. Kate Stevens. *Eliot House lounge, noon.

Public Forum The Multicultural Committee on College Life presents a public forum on Fair Labor Practices Subcommittee recommendations. New York Room, *Mary Woolley Hall, noon.

Women’s Recovery Weekly Meeting Run by and for students, these meetings are gatherings of campus women supporting one another in dealing with concerns about their own use and recovery, or another’s use of alcohol and other drugs. For information contact Susan McCarthy, Alcohol and Drug Awareness Project director, at x2616. Room 318, *Blanchard Campus Center, 12:20 pm.

Staff and Faculty Meditation *Abbey Interfaith Sanctuary,
12:30 pm.

What Do You Want to Do? Achieving Clarity (Part I)
*CDC conference room, 4 pm.

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

Introduction to PowerPoint for Presentations Workshop for students. Register at http://www.mtholyoke.edu/go/training. Room 109, Dwight Hall, 4:15 pm.

Field Hockey vs. WPI. *Kendall, 4:30 pm.

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

Jewish Student Union Meeting Room 213, *Blanchard Campus Center, 5:30 pm.

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

iMovie Workshop for Students Capture digital video, edit and return to tape, or compress for the Web. Register at http://www.mtholyoke.edu/go/training. Room 109, Dwight Hall, 7 pm.

Going International Workshop *CDC library, 7 pm.

New England Center for Children Information Meeting *CDC workshop room, 7 pm.

Author Discussion Caroline Alexander discusses The Bounty: The True Story of the Mutiny on the Bounty. For information call 534-7307. Odyssey Bookshop, Village Commons, 7 pm.

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

International Relations Movie Night Room 216, *Skinner Hall,
8 pm.


Wednesday 22

Alumna Performance
Jennifer Sarudzai Kyker ’02 plays and sings music from Zimbabwe, where she has spent the past year as a Fulbright Scholar. She has played both mbira and marimba professionally since age twelve, with the Kudana Marimba Ensemble, Thomas Mapfumo and the Blacks Unlimited, Tute Chigamba and Mhembero, and the Paul Winter Consort. Great Room and Balcony, *Blanchard Campus Center, noon.

Interfaith Prayer Lunch With Sister Shamshad Sheikh. *Eliot House lounge, noon.

Recovery Luncheon Meeting These informal lunches are an opportunity to meet others in recovery and those exploring recovery. Facilitated by Susan McCarthy. Free pizza and beverages. For information, call x2616. Room 135, *Groves Health Center, noon.

Tuck Business Bridge Program/Dartmouth School of Business Info Meeting *CDC workshop room, 12:30 pm.

Open Hours for Major Fellowships *CDC conference room, 3 pm.

Funding Study Abroad/Away An overview of requirements and application procedures for Mount Holyoke’s Laurel Fellowships for Off-Campus Study and information on outside scholarships and awards for undergraduate study abroad. Bring your questions! With Joanne Picard, dean of international studies. Room L-2, *Cleveland Hall, 4 pm.

Zazen Meditation With Rev. Issho Fujita. We will focus on "cultivating the enlightenment factors." Wa-Shin-An, *Eliot House, 4 pm.

NAMI Program for Community Education With Otto Wahl. Room 302, *Reese Building, 4 pm.

Hunger for Meaning Lecture Series With Penny Gill. *Eliot House lounge, 4:15 pm.

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

Chinese Table *MacGregor Hall dining room, 5:30 pm.

German Department Informational Session on Study Abroad Refreshments will be served. Abbey Hall living room, 6:30 pm.

"Iraq: Transitions to Tomorrow" Discussion about American foreign policy and Iraq by Rania Masri and Richard Garfield from the Education for Peace in Iraq Center. Hooker Auditorium, *Clapp Laboratory, 6:30 pm.

"Toward Ecological Cities: Pathways to More Ecological Cities" As urban regions expand, individual contact with "nature" is reduced. In response, new programs have been intitiated in many cities to preserve, restore, and raise awareness of urban ecology. The Ecological Cities Project based at UMass Amherst is conducting research and outreach on some current programs. Call x3091 for more information. Gamble Auditorium, *Art Building, 7 pm.

Excel II: Additional Topics in Using Excel Workshop for students. For covered topics and to register, visit http://www.mtholyoke.edu/go/training. Room 109, *Dwight Hall, 7 pm.

Interviewing Skills Workshop *CDC workshop room, 7 pm.

Film El Espinazo del Diable (2001), directed by Guillermo del Toro. During the Spanish Civil War, an orphaned ten-year-old boy arrives at the Santa Lucia School, which he discovers has some creepy secrets, including a sighing ghost. In Spanish with English subtitles. Room 101, *Dwight Hall, 7 pm.

Author Reading American Book Award–winning poet Martin Espada, professor of English at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst, and editor and translator Robert Marquez, William R. Kenan Jr. Professor of Latin American and Carribean Studies at Mount Holyoke College, read from Man-making Words, a
selection of poems by Cuban poet Nicolas Guillen. For information
call 534-7307. Odyssey Bookshop, Village Commons, 7 pm.

Public Forum See 10/21. Great Room, *Blanchard Campus Center, 7:30 pm.

College Democrats Meeting Room L-3, *Cleveland Hall, 7:30 pm.

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

Thursday 23

Russian Table
Abbey Hall private dining room, noon.

Muslim-Jewish Dialogue *Eliot House lounge, 12:15 pm.

Goldwater and Udall Scholarships Information Meeting *CDC conference room, 3 pm.

Hindu Worship *Abbey Interfaith Sanctuary, 4:15 pm.

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

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

Résumania *CDC library, 6:30 pm.

"Making Arbus Strange: History, Time, and Memory in the Arbus Archive" Lecture by Laura Wexler, professor, American studies and women’s and gender studies, Yale University. Offered in conjunction with the Diane Arbus: Family Albums exhibition at the art museum. Galleries will be open 6:30–8:30 pm. Gamble Auditorium, *Art Building,
7 pm.

American Express Financial Advisers Information Session *CDC workshop room, 7 pm.

Author Lecture Jim Hightower, radio commentator and author, discusses Thieves in High Places: They’ve Stolen Our Country and It’s Time to Take It Back. Donations are requested: $1–$25 students, $5–50 community members. This is a fundraiser for Western Massachusetts Jobs with Justice. No one will be turned away for lack of funds. For information call 534-7307. Chapin Auditorium, *Mary Woolley Hall, 7:30 pm.

Christian Worship *South Mandelle Hall living room, 7:45 pm.

Thursday Night Edge Live music. Great Room, *Blanchard Campus Center, 8 pm.

Friday 24

Walk the Labyrinth
See 10/17.

French Table See 10/17.

Halal Lunch Followed by Jumma Prayer See 10/17.

Alcohol and Drug Awareness Project Meeting Room 318, *Blanchard Campus Center, noon.

Japanese Table South Rockefeller Hall private dining room, 12:15 pm.

Contemplative Community Meeting See 10/17.

Volleyball Hall of Fame Tournament Matches at 6 pm and
8 pm. *Kendall.

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

Author Discussion Lois W. Brown, professor of history and gender studies, Southern California, discusses Intertwined Lives: Margaret Mead, Ruth Benedict, and Their Circle. For information call 534-7307. Odyssey Bookshop, Village Commons, 7 pm.

Something Every Friday Great Room, *Blanchard Campus Center, 8 pm.

Faculty Recital Romantic sonatas, performed by Linda Laderach, violin, and Larry Schipull, piano. McCulloch Auditorium, *Pratt Hall, 8 pm.

 

 

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