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November 5, 2004

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November

Friday 5

Japanese Table Dining room, *MacGregor Hall, noon.

French Table Dining room, *Prospect Hall, noon.

Jumma Prayer Muslim Prayer Room, *Eliot House, 1 pm.

“Peirce’s Problems of Induction” Lecture by J’aime Wells ’97. Room 202, *Skinner Hall,
2:30 pm.

“Feminine Enlightment: Tara as Feminine Embodiment”
A Buddhist meditation program presented by Lama Palmo. New York Room, *Mary Woolley Hall, 4 pm.

Community Shabbat Dinner *Eliot House lounge, 6:30 pm.

International Club Film Series Devdas, a Bollywood musical by Sanjay Leela Bhansali. Room 101, *Dwight Hall, 7 pm.

African Caribbean Awareness Week Interactive Dance Session Learn dances from Africa and the Caribbean. Great Room, *Blanchard Campus Center, 8 pm.

MHC Faculty Dance Concert Dance Studio Theatre, *Kendall, 8 pm.

Concert Robert Eisenstein, viola da gamba, and Margaret Tindemans, violin. McCulloch Auditorium, *Pratt Hall, 8 pm.

Venus This play by Pulitzer Prize winner Suzan-Lori Parks ’85 is based on the tragic and true story of Saartjie Baartman, an African woman lured to Europe in 1810 and exhibited nude in a London circus on account of her (purportedly) sizeable posterior. $5 general admission, $3 students. *Rooke Theatre, 8 pm.

Film Traffic. $1. Hooker Auditorium, *Clapp Laboratory, 9:30 pm.

Anything Goes! Dance Party Hip-hop, dancehall, and R & B. Held in celebration of MHACASA’s Awareness Week. $4. Great Room, *Blanchard Campus Center, 10 pm.

Saturday 6

Blueprints for Success: Discover Your Passion, Achieve Your Vision
Professionals from 12 different fields share their success strategies. Gamble Auditorium, *Art Building, 8 am.

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

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

Overeaters Anonymous Meeting Room 226, *Blanchard Campus Center, 2 pm.

Staging Black Femininity: Panel Discussion Playwright/actress Oni Faida Lampley, director/performer/writer Robbie McCauley, writer/director Andrea Hairston, and local theatre artists discuss the problems and possibilities of representing race and gender on stage. Moderated by W. Rochelle Calhoun ’83, executive director, MHC Alumnae Association. *Rooke Theatre, 2 pm.

International Club Film Series Khane-ye doust kodjast/Where Is the Friend’s Home? by Iranian filmmaker Abbas Kiarostami. Room 101, *Dwight Hall, 4 pm.

Ramadan Celebration *Eliot House lounge, 4 pm.

International Club Film Series Mui du du xanh/The Scent of Green Papaya by Anh Hung Tran, about a servant girl in 1950s–60s Vietnam. Room 101, *Dwight Hall,
7 pm.

MHC Faculty Dance Concert Dance Studio Theatre, *Kendall, 8 pm.

“Flautissimo!” Flutists Adrianne Greenbaum and Andra Bohnet play Latin, Irish, and klezmer music. With Mark Gionfriddo, pianist, and the Mount Holyoke Symphony Orchestra. *Pratt Hall, 8 pm.

Venus See 11/5. *Rooke Theatre, 8 pm.

Film See 11/5.

Jungle Boogie! Embrace your wild side! Come decked in your jungle best—spectacular spots, tusks in tow, and don’t forget your loincloth! $2, $1.50 with costume. Great Room, *Blanchard Campus Center, 10 pm.

Sunday 7

Ecumenical Worship Service
*Abbey Interfaith Sanctuary, 11 am.

Venus See 11/5. *Rooke Theatre, 2 pm.

Faculty Recital: “More Modern Indeed!” Contemporary music for Baroque oboe, viola da gamba, and harpsichord. With Geoffrey Burgess, Baroque oboes; Robert Eisenstein, viola da gamba; Elaine Funaro, harpsichord. McCulloch Auditorium, *Pratt Hall,
3 pm.

International Club Film Series A bout de souffle/Breathless, by French filmmaker Jean-Luc Godard. Room 101, *Dwight Hall, 4 pm.

Ramadan Celebration *Eliot House lounge, 4 pm.

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

Catholic Mass *Abbey Chapel, 6:30 pm.

International Club Film Series Central do Brasil/Central Station, by Walter Salles. Room 101, *Dwight Hall, 4 pm.

Planning and Developing Your Web Site Workshop for students. Register at www.mtholyoke.edu/go/training. Room 109A, *Dwight Hall, 7 pm.

Unitarian Universalist Community Meeting *Eliot House lounge, 7 pm.

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

Monday 8

“Political Women: Where Do We Go from Here?” Lecture by Joan Mandle, executive director, Democracy Matters. *Cleveland L-1, 4 pm.

Whose Life Is It Anyway? *CDC workshop room, 4 pm.

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

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

Staging Black Femininity: Lecture Spanish professor Alberto Sandoval-Sanchez will discuss his latest book project, in which he examines Parks’s Venus and the racialized “freak” in American drama. Room 302, *Reese Building, 7 pm.

Tuesday 9

Chinese Table
Dining room, South Rockefeller Hall, noon.

Women’s Recovery Weekly Meeting Room 318, *Blanchard Campus Center, 12:20 pm.

What Do You Want to Do: Achieving Clarity (Part II) *CDC conference room, 4:30 pm.

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

Economics Club Lecture Economics professor Mike Robinson speaks about College financial aid and student loans. Learn how these options work and how funds are allocated. Room 305, *Kendade Hall, 6:30 pm.

German Film Screening and Discussion Director Margarethe von Trotta presents and discusses her latest film, Rosenstrasse (in German without subtitles). Reception immediately after the discussion. Gamble Auditorium, *Art Building, 7 pm.

Introduction to Creating Web Pages with Dreamweaver Workshop for students. Register at www.mtholyoke.edu/go/training. Room 109, *Dwight Hall, 7 pm.

Psychology Department Film Series ADD: A Dubious Diagnosis? The Ritalin Crisis, a controversial 1995 documentary by John Merrow, questions the scientific basis for the “epidemic” of attention deficit disorder (ADD) and hyperactivity among children. Discussion to follow. Room 316, *Reese Building, 7 pm.

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

Benefits and Salary Negotiations Workshop *CDC workshop room, 8 pm.

Wednesday 10

Recovery Luncheon Meeting
An opportunity to meet others in recovery and those exploring recovery. Free pizza and beverages. Room 135, *Groves Health Center, noon.

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

“Chemical Dynamics at Surfaces” Lecture by John Tully, Yale University. Refreshments at 4 pm; lecture at 4:15 pm. *Cleveland L-1.

Zazen Meditation With Rev. Issho Fujita. Today’s topic: “Non-doing in action.” Wa-Shin-An, *Eliot House, 4 pm.

Creating Forms and Surveys for Your Web Site Workshop for students. Prerequisite: working knowledge of Dreamweaver. Register at www.mtholyoke.edu/go/training. Room 109A, *Dwight Hall, 4:15 pm.

Dressing Smart Workshop *CDC workshop room, 4:30 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.

“Mathemagics” Presentation combining mathematics and magic by Arthur Benjamin, professional magician and professor of mathematics, Harvey Mudd College. Gamble Auditorium, *Art Building, 7 pm.

Religion Department Film Screening The Eyes of Tammy Faye. Room 101, *Dwight Hall, 7 pm.

Peace Corps Information Session *CDC workshop room, 7 pm.

“Middle Ages: Medieval History and Archaeology in the Twenty-First Century” The Ruth J. Dean Lecture by Michael McCormick, Department of History, Harvard University. Morrison Room, *Willits-Hallowell Center, 8 pm.

Health Careers Panel *CDC workshop room, 8 pm.

Thursday 11

Knit and Chat
*Eliot House lounge, noon.

Seniors: What Do You Want to Do: Achieving Clarity (Part II) *CDC conference room, 4:30 pm.

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

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

College Democrats Meeting *Cleveland L-1, 6:30 pm.

Teach for America Film Screening Learn about the people who are working to eliminate education inequity in the U.S. Room 227, *Blanchard Campus Center, 6:45 pm.

PowerPoint for Presentations Workshop for students. Register at www.mtholyoke.edu/go/training. Room 109A, *Dwight Hall, 7 pm.

“The G-Spot: Questions to a Former Sex Columnist” Questions, which can be submitted anonymously, will be answered with humor, tact, and inclusive language by human sexuality speaker Eric Garrison. Hooker Auditorium, *Clapp Laboratory, 7 pm.

“Echoes” A night dedicated to worship, fellowship, and community. *Abbey Chapel, 7 pm.

Chinese Film Series Showing acclaimed Chinese films in Mandarin with English subtitles. Room 301, *Reese Building, 7 pm.

Free LSAT Strategy Session Learn about the LSAT and law school admissions. The Princeton Review shows you the types of questions asked and offers strategies to boost your scores. Free, but register in advance at www.princetonreview.com or call 413-397-9701. Room 324, *Reese Building, 7 pm.

Faustina Spa Night A night of massages, manicures, yoga, facial masks, hairstyling, smoothies, great food, and much more. Limited to 70 participants. $3. Art Museum, *Art Building, 7:30 pm.

WMHC Birthday Party It’s our 52nd birthday! Food, music, games, prize giveaways, and much, much more! $1. Chapin Auditorium, *Mary Woolley Hall, 7:30 pm.

Film Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl. Free popcorn! Great Room, *Blanchard Campus Center, 10:30 pm.

Friday 12

Finding Funding Workshop
*CDC workshop room, 10 am.

Japanese Table Dining room, *MacGregor Hall, noon.

French Table Dining room, *Prospect Hall, noon.

Jumma Prayer Muslim Prayer Room, *Eliot House, 1 pm.

Résumé Writing Workshop Room 318, *Blanchard Campus Center, 2 pm.

A Visit to Tibet With Tenzin Seldon Dekhang ’06. RSVP for dinner to ssburggra@mtholyoke.edu. *Eliot House lounge, 5 pm.

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

Latina Alumnae Conference McCulloch Auditorium, *Pratt Hall,
7 pm.

Film Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl. $1. Hooker Auditorium, *Clapp Laboratory, 9:30 pm.

Un-Dressage: Leather and Lace Hip-hop party and performance by Anonimo (opened for Kanye West). $3 MHC, $5 others. Great Room, *Blanchard Campus Center, 10 pm.

Saturday 13

GRE Tests
*Cleveland L-1, L-2, and L-3, 8 am.

LSAT Practice Test The Princeton Review will administer a full-length practice LSAT under the same conditions as the real thing. Students will receive a detailed computer score report within one week. Free, but register in advance at www.princetonreview.com or call 413-397-9701. Room 303, *Kendade Hall, 8 am.

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

“The Body in Motion” Master class by Baladevi Chandrashekar in the classical Indian dance form bharata nritya. Reception to follow in Streeter Lounge, Kendall. Dance Studio Theatre, *Kendall, 10:30 am.

Overeaters Anonymous Room 226, *Blanchard Campus Center, 2 pm.

Ramadan Celebration *Eliot House lounge, 4 pm.

Classical Indian Dance Baladevi Chandrashekar, senior disciple of Padma Subrahmanyam and specialist in bharata nritya, performs interpretations of classical Indian myths and poetry. *Rooke Theatre, 8 pm.

Film Pirates of the Caribbean. See 11/12.

Sunday 14

Ecumenical Worship Service
*Abbey Interfaith Sanctuary, 11 am.

Willits-Hallowell Sunday Brunch Breakfast and lunch favorites including hand-carved meats, fresh fruit, assorted pastries, and a dessert table. $12.50. For reservations call x2217. *Willits-Hallowell Center, 11:30 am–1:30 pm.

Medieval Studies Film Screening Eric Rohmer’s Perceval le Gallois, in French with English subtitles. Room 101, *Dwight Hall, 4 and 7 pm.

Ramadan Celebration *Eliot House lounge, 4 pm.

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

Catholic Mass *Abbey Chapel, 6:30 pm.

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

Unitarian Universalist Community Meeting *Eliot House lounge, 7 pm.

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

Monday 15

“The Ancient Roots and Modern Consequences of Global Environmental Changes”
Lecture by Jeffrey Dukes, Department of Biology, University of Massachusetts, Boston. Refreshments at 4 pm in the third floor lounge; lecture begins at 4:15 pm. Room 305, *Kendade Hall.

A Conversation with Rami Khouri Center for Gobal Initiatives Fellow-in-Residence Khouri is executive editor of the Daily Star in Beirut. Eliot House lounge, 4:15 pm.

“Bearing the Fetus: Pregnancy Symptoms and the Ideal of Fetal Perfection” Lecture by Danielle Bessett, a Five College Women’s Studies Research Associate from New York University. Seminar room, *Five College Women’s Studies Research Center, 4:30 pm.

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

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

Student Speaking Tour Two Palestinian students will talk about education in the occupied Palestinian territories. Great Room, *Blanchard Campus Center, 7 pm.

Portfolio Workshop *CDC workshop room, 8 pm.

Tuesday 16

Chinese Table
Dining room, South Rockefeller Hall, noon.

Women’s Recovery Weekly Meeting Room 318, *Blanchard Campus Center, 12:20 pm.

Introduction to Dreamweaver Workshop for faculty/staff. Register at www.mtholyoke.edu/go/training. Room 109A, *Dwight Hall, 1 pm.

Planning Your Web Site Workshop for students. Register at www.mtholyoke.edu/go/training. Room 109A, *Dwight Hall, 4:15 pm.

What Do You Want to Do: Achieving Clarity (Part III) *CDC workshop room, 4:30 pm.

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

“Iraq and the Wider Dilemma in the Middle East” Lecture by Rami Khouri, executive editor of the Daily Star, Beirut, and Global Studies Fellow-in-Residence at the Center for Global Initiatives. Gamble Auditorium, *Art Building, 7:30 pm.

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

“Putin’s Russia in the World Historical Context” Lecture by Marshall Poe, author of The Russian Moment in World History. Executive Board Room, *Willits-Hallowell Center, 7:30 pm.

Wednesday 17

Recovery Luncheon Meeting
Free pizza and beverages. Room 135, *Groves Health Center, noon.

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

“Hydrogen Tunneling and Protein Motion in Enzyme Reactions” Lucy Pickett Lecture by Sharon Hammes-Schiffer, Pennsylvania State University. Refreshments at 4 pm; lecture at
4:15 pm. *Cleveland L-1.

Zazen Meditation With Rev. Issho Fujita. Join us as we discuss “Doing non-doing.” Wa-Shin-An, *Eliot House, 4 pm.

“Catholic Women Discuss” Please come for dinner and wonderful conversation. *Eliot House lounge, 5:30 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.

Spanish Film Series *Cleveland L-2, 7 pm.

Introduction to Photoshop Workshop for students. Room 109A, *Dwight Hall, 7 pm.

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

Philosophy Lecture By Graham Priest, professor of philosophy at the Universities of Melbourne (Australia) and St Andrews (Scotland). Room 202, *Skinner Hall, 7:15 pm.

SGA Town Meeting Great Room, *Blanchard Campus Center, 7:30 pm.

Law Careers Panel *CDC workshop room, 8 pm.

Tthursday 18

Dreamweaver Templates
Workshop for faculty/staff. Register at www.mtholyoke.edu/go/training. Room 109A, *Dwight Hall, 10 am.

Knit and Chat *Eliot House lounge, noon.

“Niger and Queen Sarraounia: 100 Years of Forgetting Female Leadership” Lecture by Tidjani Alou Antoinette. Room 305, *Kendade Hall, 4 pm.

Seniors: What Do You Want to Do: Achieving Clarity (Part III) *CDC workshop room, 4:30 pm.

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

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

Introduction to Templates Using Dreamweaver Workshop for students. Prerequisite: advanced knowledge of Dreamweaver. Room 109A, *Dwight Hall, 7 pm.

Teaching During January Term Students interested in working in schools with early childhood (grades PreK–2), elementary (grades 1–6), middle (5–8), or secondary (8–12) children during January Term should attend the two information sessions about Education 332j or 324j, Observing and Assisting in Schools, on 11/18 and 12/9. If you cannot attend both meetings, call Gayle Higgins, x2844, to make arrangements to pick up the required course information. Course is required for all students seeking teacher licensure. Room 301, *Reese Building, 7 pm.

A Concert for Cameroon: Christopher and Friends Christopher Rust (LITS) and friends present a benefit folk-music performance to fund health education and the education of widows and orphans in Cameroon. Free, but donations accepted. Great Room, *Blanchard Campus Center, 7:30 pm.

“Head, Shoulders, Knees, and Toes: Nude Posture Photos in American Colleges” Lecture by Sarah Doyle, a Five College Women’s Studies Research Associate, about scoliosis screening and the origins of posture photograph programs at Wellesley, Mount Holyoke, and Smith colleges. Seminar room, *Five College Women’s Studies Research Center, 7:30 pm.

Falling Bodies A play by Emily Dickinson Senior Lecturer in the Humanities Mary Jo Salter about the 1638 meeting of English poet John Milton and the physicist Galileo Galilei. Directed by Holger Teschke, visiting professor of theatre arts, and choreographed by Jim Coleman, professor of dance, along with students. With sets designed by associate professor of art Joe Smith and students, and costumes by professor of theatre arts Vanessa James. Dance Studio Theatre, *Kendall, 8 pm.

Résumé and Cover Letter Workshop *CDC workshop room,
8 pm.

Film Bird Cage. Free popcorn! Great Room, Blanchard Campus Center, 10:30 pm.

Friday 19

Introduction to Photoshop
Workshop for faculty/staff. Register at www.mtholyoke.edu/go/training. Room 109A, *Dwight Hall, 10 am.

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

Japanese Table Dining room, *MacGregor Hall, noon.

French Table Dining room, *Prospect Hall, noon.

“Reflections on Japanese Cinema” Lecture by Abraham Ravett, professor of film and photography, Hampshire College. Room 101, *Dwight Hall, 12:15 pm.

Introduction to PowerPoint Workshop for faculty/staff. Register at www.mtholyoke.edu/go/training. Room 109A, *Dwight Hall, 1 pm.

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

Second Annual Gospel Explosion Featuring the new Five College Gospel Choir and other gospel artists. Chapin Auditorium, *Mary Woolley Hall, 7 pm.

“Sisters in Jazz” Members of the Mount Holyoke Jazz Ensembles, Mark Gionfriddo, director, combine with teens from the Holyoke community to present music by Dave Brubeck, Stephen Hatfield, Bart Howard, and Otis Redding. McCulloch Auditorium, *Pratt Hall, 7:30 pm.

Arcadia Players A concert of French Baroque music to complement the museum’s exhibition Valenciennes, Daubigny, and the Origins of French Landscape Painting. For tickets call 413-256-4888. Art Museum, *Art Building, 8 pm.

Falling Bodies See 11/18.

Film Bird Cage. $1. Hooker Auditorium, *Clapp Laboratory, 9:30 pm.

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