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Theater Season Opens with Thomas Cole, A Waking Dream

German Filmmaker Frank Beyer to Speak at MHC October 23

Family Weekend Set For October 25–27

The Biology of Seeing: Harvard Neuroscientist Continues Visual Studies Series October 24

Impressionist Scholar Robert Herbert to Lecture on Monet

Dance Department Pas de Deux October 25

Where Paradox Rules: The Delightful Trickery of Trompe L'Oeil

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

October 18, 2002

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October
Friday 18

Tennis—NEWITT *Kendall, 9 am.

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

International Colloquium on Spanish Exile Sessions will be in Spanish, from 2 to 6 pm, followed by a tribute (in English) to Spanish poet Luis Cernuda at 6:30 pm. Warbeke Room, *Pratt Hall, 2–6 pm and 6:30 pm.

Halal Lunch Followed by Jumma Prayer RSVP required; call x2054 or email eliot-rsvp@mtholyoke.edu by 9 am on 10/17. *Eliot House lounge, noon.

Pagan/Wiccan Community Gathering *Mead Hall living room, noon.

Japanese Table For intermediate-level speakers and above. South Rockefeller Hall private dining room, noon.

What Do You Want to Do: Achieving Clarity Part I Call x2080 to sign up. There will be three "clarity" workshops; attendance at all three is required. *CDC conference room, 2 pm.

Kosher Shabbat Dinner Wilder Hall dining room, 5:30 pm.

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

Film Society Movie Tape, starring Ethan Hawke and Uma Thurman. Admission is $1. Gamble Auditorium, *Art Building, 7 and 9:30 pm.

Something Every Friday: Thirstin' Howl III Concert With Rack Lo, MTV's Master Fool, Unique London, Richie Balance, Big Boo, and DJ PF Cuttin. Alaskan Fishermen and Quite Nyce open. Free for MHC students with valid ID; all others $15. Tickets are available at the Student Programs Office (17 Woodbridge Street), Grow Room and For the Record in Amherst, and Dynamite Records in Northampton. Chapin Auditorium, *Mary Woolley Hall. Doors open at 8 pm; show starts at 9 pm.

Party Admission is $3 before midnight and $4 after. *Betty Shabazz House, 11 pm.

 

Saturday 19

Tennis—NEWITT *Kendall, 9 am.

Soccer vs. Babson. *Kendall, 1 pm.

Film Society Movie See 10/18.

Girls Gone Wild! Pearsons Quad Social Dance Admission is free for those living in Pearsons quad; $1 for other MHC students; $2 for Five College students. Chapin Auditorium, *Mary Woolley Hall, 10 pm.

 

Sunday 20

Van to Saint John's Church Leaves Brigham Hall at 7:15 am.

Tennis—NEWITT *Kendall, 9 am.

Ecumenical Worship Service *Abbey Interfaith Sanctuary, 11 am.

Author Reading Historian Mary Beth Norton reads from In the Devil's Snare: The Salem Witchcraft Crisis of 1692. For information call 534-7307. *Odyssey Bookshop, 2 pm.

Unitarian Universalist Gathering *Eliot House lounge, 4 pm.

Baha'i Meeting *Abbey Interfaith Sanctuary, 5 pm.

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

Introduction to Dreamweaver Workshop for students. Register at http://www.mtholyoke.edu/go/training. Room 231, *Williston Library, 7 pm.

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

 

Monday 21

Minchah (Afternoon) Service Rabbi Freitag-Keshet's office, *Eliot House, 12:15 pm.

Basic Résumé Writing *CDC workshop room, 4 pm.

"Spirit Photography: Seeing the Living and the Dead" Lecture by Sarah Willburn, research associate, Bryn Mawr College. Willburn will discuss spirit photography of the 1870s, in which the living and their ectoplasmic familiars appear in photographs together. She'll also examine depictions of masculinity and femininity in terms of seeing and being seen and look at the categorical conjunctions between the living and the dead and how this divide defines gender. For information call x2527. *Five College Women's Studies Research Center, 4:30 pm.

Chinese Table *North Mandelle Hall private dining room, 5 pm.

Japanese Table For beginners. *North Rockefeller Hall private dining room, 5:30 pm.

Author Reading Roland Merullo, author of Revere Beach Boulevard, reads from his new novel, In Revere, in Those Days. For information call 534-7307. *Odyssey Bookshop, 7 pm.

Preparing Images for Presentations and the Web Workshop for students. Register at http://www.mtholyoke.edu/go/training. Room 231, *Williston Library, 7 pm.

Exploring Careers in Health *CDC workshop room, 7 pm.

"Regional, National, and European Identity: The Case of Brittany" A European studies lecture by Gildas Hamel. New York Room, *Mary Woolley Hall, 7:30 pm.

Sexual Health Educators (SHE) Workshop Learn about contraception, sexually transmitted illnesses, and women's health. *North Rockefeller Hall living room, 8 pm.

 

Tuesday 22

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

Faith and the Environment Lunch Series David Arfa speaks about "Judaism's Forgotten

Landscape: Rediscovering Environmental Wisdom with Jewish Tradition." *Eliot House lounge, noon.

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

What Do You Want to Do: Achieving Clarity Part I Call x2080 to sign up. There will be three "clarity" workshops; attendance at all three is required. *CDC conference room, 4 pm.

Soccer vs. WPI. *Kendall, 4 pm.

Mindfulness Meditation *Abbey Interfaith Sanctuary, 4:45 pm.

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

Spanish Table *North Mandelle Hall private dining room, 5:30 pm.

Volleyball vs. Clark University. *Kendall, 7 pm.

"Investing Values: Community Investment at Mount Holyoke College" A talk by Mike Levien of Equity Trust. Room 218, Clapp Laboratory, 7 pm.

Introduction to PowerPoint for Presentations Workshop for students. Register at http://www.mtholyoke.edu/go/training. Room 231, *Williston Library, 7 pm.

Japanese Tea Ceremony Call 538-4364 for reservations. Wa-Shin-An, *Eliot House, 7:30 pm.

Sexual Health Educators (SHE) Workshop Learn about contraception, sexually transmitted illnesses, and women's health. *Pearsons Hall living room, 8 pm.

 

Wednesday 23

Microsoft Corporation Information Meeting *CDC workshop room, 11:30 am.

Interfaith Prayer Lunch RSVP required; call x2054 or email eliot-rsvp@mtholyoke.edu by 9 am on 10/22. *Eliot House lounge, noon.

Recovery Luncheon Meeting These lunches, facilitated by Susan McCarthy, are opportunities to meet others in recovery, those exploring recovery, and those who have been affected by a parent's use of alcohol or other drugs. All come together to share their experiences, strength, and hope. Pizza and beverages are provided. Room 135, *Groves Health Center, noon.

Twelve College Exchange Information Meeting Students planning to apply to the exchange for fall 2003, spring 2004, or the 2003–2004 academic year should attend this meeting for information on application procedures, requirements, policies, and deadlines. Applications will be available at the meeting or may be picked up in room 202, Mary Lyon Hall, after October 23. Applications will not be handed out before the information session or on the date they are due. Room 101, *Dwight, 4 pm.

Zazen Meditation With Rev. Issho Fujita. Wa-Shin-An, *Eliot House, 4 pm.

Plannning and Developing Your Web Site Computer workshop for students. Register at http://www.mtholyoke.edu/go/training. Room 231, *Williston Library,
4:15 pm.

"The Delusional Stance" Lecture by G. Lynn Stephens, professor of philosophy, University of Alabama at Birmingham. Room 216, *Skinner Hall, 4:30 pm.

French Table Abbey Hall private dining room, 5 pm.

Spanish and Italian Movie Series El Norte (United States, 1991), directed by Gregory Nava. After the Guatemalan army destroys their village, two teenage siblings journey toward America in search of freedom and a new chance at life. In Spanish with English subtitles. Room 101, *Dwight Hall, 7 pm.

Author Reading Kevin Baker will read from Paradise Alley. For information call 534-7307. *Odyssey Bookshop, 7 pm.

Introduction to the Career Development Center for First-Years *CDC workshop room, 7 pm.

Filmmaker Talk/Reading Director Frank Beyer reads from his autobiography Wenn der Wind sich dreht and discusses (in English and German) his films, including the Oscar-nominated Jakob der Lügner (Jakob the Liar). New York Room, *Mary Woolley Hall, 7:30 pm.

 

Thursday 24

Harvard Divinity School Information Meeting *CDC workshop room, 3 pm.

"Chemistry in Forensic Science" Lecture by drug enforcement agent Ashleigh Meyn. Room 218, *Clapp Hall, 4:15 pm.

Introduction to Excel Workshop for students. Register at http://www.mtholyoke.edu/go/training. Room 231, *Williston Library, 4:15 pm.

"Vision and Art: Anatomy, Physiology, Painting, and Illusion" Lecture by Margaret Livingston, professor of neurobiology, Harvard Medical School. Gamble Auditorium, *Art Building, 4:30 pm.

Job Search Strategies *CDC workshop room, 7 pm.

Caution: We Are Still at Play! A screening of the class of 2003's Junior Show for all seniors. Room 101, *Dwight Hall, 8 pm.

Thomas Cole: A Waking Dream Written and directed by Donald T. Sanders. Performances are October 24–26 at 8 pm and October 26 and 27 at 2 pm. Tickets: $5 general; $3 students and senior citizens; free to MHC students w/ID on opening night, October 24. For reservations, call x2406 beginning 10/21. *Rooke Theatre, 8 pm.

Thursday Night Edge: Stephen Kellogg The Network begins a new season of the Thursday night acoustic music series, followed by a Five College open mike at 10 pm. Sign up in person for two-song slots at 8 pm. Tickets on sale at the door only. Free to MHC students; $3 with Five College ID; $5 general public. *Torrey Hall living room, 8 pm.

 

Friday 25

Plant Sale Botanic Garden, 9 am–4 pm.

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

Lunch and Jumma Prayer With Shamshad Sheikh, adviser to the Muslim community. RSVP required; call x2054 or email eliot-rsvp@mtholyoke.edu by 9 am on 10/24. *Eliot House lounge, noon.

Pagan and Wiccan Community Gathering *Mead Hall living room, noon.

Japanese Table For intermediate-level speakers and above. South Rockefeller Hall private dining room, noon.

Office Hours for John Body He will be available for individual appointments to talk about learning disabilities and ADD. Call x2054 or email jbody@mtholyoke.edu. Room 1, Safford Hall, 1–4 pm.

"The Balanchine Legacy" Talk by Merrill Ashley, followed by a master class at 3:30 pm in Kendall. Gamble Auditorium, *Art Building, 1:30 pm.

"Early History of Mount Holyoke College" Talk by Peter Carini, director of archives and special collections. Room 101, *Dwight Hall, 2 pm.

Master Class: "Vision Research: Psychology, Computer Science, and Virtual Reality" By Joseph Cohen, professor of psychology and education, and Claude Fennema, associate professor and chair of computer science. Hooker Auditorium, *Clapp Laboratory, 2 pm.

Japanese Tea Ceremony Wa-Shin-An, *Eliot House, 3 and 4 pm.

Master Class: "Reforming the Electoral System: The Case for Proportional Representation" By Douglas Amy, professor of politics. Room 101, *Dwight Hall, 3:30 pm.

"Knowledge and Technology" Presentation by Library, Information, and Technology Services. Courtyard, *Williston Library, 3:30 pm.

Weed Summer Research Fellows Presentations Room 305, *Kendade Hall, 4 pm.

"Monet and the Tourist View" Lecture by Robert Herbert, impressionist scholar and Mount Holyoke College Professor Emeritus of Fine Arts. The impressionist Claude Monet painted notable tourist spots along the coast of Normandy, but systematically eliminated in those works all signs of tourism. This paradox, explored in old prints and photographs of actual sites, lies at the heart of Monet's enterprise. Hooker Auditorium, *Clapp Laboratory, 5 pm.

Kosher Shabbat Dinner Wilder Hall dining room, 5:30 pm.

Volleyball Hall of Fame Tournament *Kendall, 6 pm.

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

Film Screening Scooby Doo. Admission is $2. Gamble Auditorium, *Art Building, 7 and 9:30 pm.

Dessert Reception Mingle with friends, families, and members of the Mount Holyoke community. Chapin Auditorium, *Mary Woolley Hall, 7:30 pm.

IVCF "Missions" Night *MacGregor Hall living room, 7:45 pm.

Music/Dance Recital An interdepartmental collaboration between the music and dance departments featuring the Mount Holyoke Baroque Ensemble and a dance piece choreographed by Associate Professor of Dance Rose Marie Flachs for students from the Five College Dance Department. McCulloch Auditorium, *Pratt Hall, 8 pm.

Thomas Cole, A Waking Dream See 10/24. *Rooke Theatre, 8 pm.

Something Every Friday—Kim Zombek The jazz vocalist and Pioneer Valley favorite entertains for Family Weekend. Chapin Auditorium, *Mary Woolley Hall, 8:30 pm.

Alcoholics Anonymous Meeting Open to anyone who would like a chance to share their experiences, strengths, and hope with others to solve their common problem and help others to recover from alcoholism. Room 618, *Williston Library, 9 pm.

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