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This Week at Mount Holyoke College

Friday, November 2, 2001

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

Pagan and Wiccan Collective Meeting Room 212, *Blanchard Campus Center, 11:45 am.

Lunch and Jumma Prayer RSVP required; call x2054 or email eliot-rsvp@mtholyoke.edu by 11/1. Eliot House lounge, noon.

Walk the Sacred Labyrinth Enjoy the beauty and serenity of the labyrinth, a form of walking meditation found in numerous religious traditions around the world. *Abbey Interfaith Sanctuary, noon–2 pm.

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

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

Opening Ceremony: Dia de Los Muertos Altar Poetry reading and dedication. *Williston Library courtyard, 6:30 pm.

Film Society Movie $1. Gamble Auditorium, *Art Building, 7 and 9:30 pm.

North Indian Classical Music Concert A performance by two young virtuosi of the Hindustani tradition of Northern India —Arnab Chakrabarty, sarod; Jakir Hossain, tabla. McCulloch Auditorium, *Pratt Hall, 8 pm.

Latina Alumnae Conference Movie Amores Perros. Room 101, *Dwight Hall, 8:30 pm.

Saturday, November 3

Latina Alumnae Conference Workshop “Building Career Networks: Changing Directions and Taking on New Challenges,” coordinated by Trevin Lau, multicultural career counselor. *Willits-Hallowell Center, noon.

Swim Meet vs. Elms and Simmons. *Kendall, 1 pm.

Latina Alumnae Conference Workshop “Why Are Our Latina Daughters Failing?” Discussion led by Aida Hurtado, University of California, Santa Cruz. *Willits-Hallowell Center, 1:15 pm.

“The Logic of Creation: A Celebration of Rabindranath Tagore, Poet, Mystic, and Visionary of Peace” A program of original music, poetry, and dance by Sarah Cutler ’03. Donations will be accepted for humanitarian aid to Afghanistan. McCulloch Auditorium, *Pratt Hall, 3 pm.

Latina Alumnae Conference Workshop “Empowering Latinas in the Arts and Sciences.” Discussion led by Krysia Lycette Villon ’96, Mary Ann Villarreal ’94, Bessie B. Reyna ’70, and Trich Moylan Torruella ’74. *Willits-Hallowell Center, 3:15 pm.

Latina Alumnae Conference Book Signing With Alberto Sandoval, professor, Spanish and Italian, and Aida Hurtado, professor of psychology, University of California, Santa Cruz. *Willits-Hallowell Center, 4:15 pm.

Film Society Movie $1. Gamble Auditorium, *Art Building, 7 and 9:30 pm.

Latina Alumnae Conference Musical Celebration Performance by the Andean music group Inca-Sapi. *Blanchard Campus Center, 8 pm.

Latina Alumnae Conference—Reventon (Dance) Put on your dancing shoes and come join us. *Blanchard Campus Center, 10 pm.

Sunday, November 4

Roman Catholic Mass The mass will be in Spanish this week. *Abbey Chapel, 9:30 am.

Ecumenical Worship Service *Abbey Interfaith Sanctuary, 11 am.

Founder’s Day Concert Music from around the world will be performed by the Mount Holyoke College Choir and Orchestra, directed by Mark Bartley. Texts will be sung in English, Latin, Mende, Russian, and Spanish. Composers include Schubert, Borodin, Williams, Kastalsky, Copland, and Mathias. Chapin Auditorium, *Mary Woolley Hall, 4 pm.

Reflections on the Life of the Spirit Facilitated by the Baha’i Club. *Abbey Interfaith Sanctuary, 4:30 pm.

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

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

Muslim Worlds through Film A series of films exploring the humanity of Muslim subjects in the U.S. and the Middle East. Tonight’s film: Abbas Kiarostami’s Life and Nothing More, won the Roberto Rossellini Prize at Cannes and tells the story of the aftermath of a devastating earthquake in northern Iran in 1990. Room 101, *Dwight Hall,
7:30 pm.

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

Monday, November 5

Awareness Week 2001 Kickoff The opening event of Awareness Week 2001 will feature music, fashion, a dance performance, and a brief speech. Sponsored by MHACASA. *Blanchard Campus Center, noon.

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

African American and African Studies Program Information Session for Prospective Majors Room 212, *Blanchard Campus Center, 12:15 pm.

“Making an Alternative Public Appearance: The Welfare-Related Activism of Hungarian Women, 1989-1999” Lecture by Katalin Fabian, Lafayette College. Seminar Room, Five College Women’s Studies Research Center, 79/83 College Street, 4:30 pm.

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

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

Inside the Massachusetts Department of Mental Health Careers, Public Policy, and Patient Advocacy
State employees will discuss their careers and the department. New York Room, *Mary Woolley Hall, 7 pm.

Tuesday, November 6

Food and Faith Luncheon Series Eliot House lounge, noon.

Weekly Discussion on Islam Eliot House lounge, 3 pm.

Boston University School of Medicine, Department of Anatomy and Neurobiology Information Session
*CDC workshop room, 4 pm.

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

“Flyin’ West: Pearl Cleage’s Dramatization of African American Women’s History in the West” Lecture by Kim Ellis, Purdue University. Room 216, *Skinner Hall, 4:30 pm.

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

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

Revitalizing Your Web Site Computer workshop for students (formerly Web Planning and Development). Register at www.mtholyoke.edu/go/workshops. Room 231, *Williston Library, 7 pm.

Spanish Film Series Marcelino Pan Y Vino (“Miracle of Marcelino”), directed by Ladislao Vadja. In Spanish with English subtitles. Room 101, *Dwight, 7 pm.

Inward Bound Meditation Program *Pearsons Hall living room, 7 pm.

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

Wednesday, November 7

Intro to Dreamweaver Computer workshop for faculty and staff. Register at www.mtholyoke.edu/go/workshops. Room 231, *Williston Library, 10 am.

Interfaith Prayer Lunch Eliot House lounge, noon.

Recovery Luncheon Meeting These lunches, facilitated by Susan McCarthy, are an opportunity to meet others in recovery and share common experiences. Pizza and beverages provided. Room 202, *Blanchard Campus Center, noon.

“What Is American Studies?” Come and find out over pizza at this information session for prospective majors. Room 310, *Skinner Hall, 12:15 pm.

Torah Study Eliot House lounge, 4 pm.

Deep Calls to Deep A weekly exploration and growth group for spiritual seekers. Explore and share ways to deepen our life in spirit and the spirit in our life. Facilitated by Rev. Rich Fournier. *Abbey Interfaith Sanctuary, 4 pm.

Zen Meditation By Rev. Issho Fujita. Meditation practice, discussion, and reading of Zen Mind, Beginner’s Mind by Shunryu Suzuki. Today’s chapter discussion: “Nothing Special.” Wa-Shin-An, Eliot House,
4 pm.

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

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

Author Reading and Book Signing Ross King will read from Brunelleschi’s Dome: How a Renaissance Genius Reinvented Architecture. Gamble Auditorium, *Art Building, 7 pm.

Cine Club Paradiso Come te Nessuno Mai (1999), directed by Gabriele Muccino. In Italian. Room 302, *Reese, 7 pm.

Résumé-Writing Workshop *CDC workshop room, 7 pm.

Thursday, November 8

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, 1
2:15 pm.

Hindu Community Meeting *Abbey Interfaith Sanctuary, 5 pm.

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

“Heroizing Black Femininity in the Late Harlem Renaissance: Jacob Lawrence’s ‘Harriet Tubman’ Series” Lecture by Joan DelPlato, Simon’s Rock College. Seminar Room, Five College Women’s Studies Research Center, 79/83 College Street, 7:30 pm.

Faculty Dance Concert Mount Holyoke faculty and students perform works by Jim Coleman, Terese Freedman, Charles Flachs, Rose Flachs and Peter Jones. With guests Valeria Solomonoff, a New York tango artist, and Pamela Raff, a jazz/tap artist from Boston. $7 general public; $5 students and seniors. *Kendall, 8 pm.

Senior Pub Night Beer for a buck, Thursday night TV, and fun with friends. Lyon’s Den, *Blanchard Campus Center, 9 pm.

Friday, November 9

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

Pagan and Wiccan Collective Meeting Room 212, *Blanchard Campus Center, 11:45 am.

Lunch and Jumma Prayer RSVP required; call x2054 or email eliot-rsvp@mtholyoke.edu by 11/8. Eliot House lounge, noon.

Walk the Sacred Labyrinth *Abbey Interfaith Sanctuary, noon.

What Do You Want to Do: Achieving Clarity, Part III *CDC workshop room, 1:30 pm.

“Braless Banshees vs. Brainless Barbies: Looking for a Feminism That Calls My Name” Amy Richards and Jennifer Baumgardner will discuss Manifesta: Young Women, Feminism, and the Future. New York Room, *Mary Woolley Hall, 4 pm.

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

Film and Video Collective History’s Lessons. Question-and-answer session to follow. Gamble Auditorium, *Art Building, 7 pm.

MHC Faculty Dance Concert See 11/8. *Kendall, 8 pm.

Something Every Friday—Ugandan Dance Artist Ssuuna *Blanchard Campus Center, 8:30 pm.

Film Society Movie $1. Gamble Auditorium, *Art Building, 9:30 pm.

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