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November 7 , 2003

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November


Friday 7
Art Exhibition
University Drawings from Japan and the United States features student artwork from the Five College Advanced Drawing Seminar, the University of Michigan School of Art and Design, and several universities in Japan. Main Gallery, Harold F. Johnson Library Center, Hampshire College, November 5–25. Open Monday–Friday 8:30 am–midnight; Saturday and Sunday 10 am– midnight.

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, 10am.

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

Grab ’n’ Go Lunchtime Session Learn which classes an international relations major can take to fulfill the requirements for the major. Room 109, *Skinner Hall, 12:15 pm.

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

Contemplative Community Meeting *Abbey Interfaith Sanctuary, 2 pm.

Pontigny Keynote Address Lecture by Stanley Cavell, emeritus professor of philosophy, Harvard University. Opens the Weissman Center’s Pontigny symposium (see 11/8). Gamble Auditorium, *Art Building, 4 pm.

Film and Discussion Series The Senegalese film Faat Kine by Ousmane Sembene will be shown. Refreshments and discussion to follow. Room 101, *Dwight Hall, 4 pm.

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

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

Something Every Friday—Plena Lun A traditional Afro-Puerto Rican music ensemble. Great Room, *Blanchard Campus Center, 8 pm.

Conversations in Exile A play by Bertolt Brecht, directed by Holger Teschke, visiting professor of theatre arts, about a group of political refugees in World War II Finland. Trapped between the German and Soviet Armies, they continue their discussions about war and peace, cheese and patriotism, humor and beer, cockroaches and freedom, and the crucial question: What is of more importance—a human being or his passport? McCulloch Auditorium, *Pratt Hall, 8 pm.


Saturday 8

Artists, Intellectuals, and World War II: The Pontigny Encounters at Mount Holyoke College, 1942–1944
This symposium, presented by the Weissman Center for Leadership and the Liberal Arts, celebrates the Pontigny colloquia, during which leading European and American figures in the arts and sciences gathered at Mount Holyoke for urgent conversations about the future of human civilization. Go to this web page for a schedule. Gamble Auditorium, *Art Building, 9 am.

Medieval and Renaissance Fair An all-day event featuring crafts, fencing, and dancing. Chapin Auditorium, *Mary Woolley Hall, 10 am.

Shabbat Service *Eliot House lounge, 10 am.

IFTAR—Breaking the Fast *Eliot House lounge, 4 pm.

Movie Smoke Signals (1998). Chris Eyre, of Cheyenne-Arapaho Native American descent, directs this portrayal of a modern rite of passage for two young men living on a reservation. $2. Room 101, *Dwight Hall, 7 pm.

Glee Club Concert The Mount Holyoke Glee Club (Catharine Melhorn, conductor) and Virginia Glee Club (Frank Albinder, conductor) will combine to perform Britten’s cantata Rejoice in the Lamb (with Larry Schipull, organ) and Faure’s Cantique de Jean Racine (Theresa Mango, harp). Works by Brahms, DuMont, Bartok, and gospel composer Gerald T. Smith will also be performed. Pianist Mark Gionfriddo will accompany the choirs. *Abbey Chapel, 7 pm.

Good to Go: Bashment Party 2003 Come get down and dutty to the latest sounds of hip-hop, reggae, dance hall, and R & B. $3 before midnight; $4 after. *Betty Shabazz House, 9 pm.

Shock Yo Momma! Hey, sexy mamas! Let your hair down, get wild, and shake what your momma gave you! $2. Great Room, *Blanchard Campus Center, 10 pm.


Sunday 9

Voices of Diversity
An admission program for students of color and all prospective students interested in issues of diversity at Mount Holyoke College. For information call 413-538-2023.

Quaker Friends Meeting *Abbey Interfaith Sanctuary, 10 am.

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

Sunday Brunch Breakfast and lunch favorites, including hand-carved meats, fresh fruits, soup, salad, assorted pastries, and a dessert table. $10.95. For reservations call x2217. *Willits-Hallowell Center, noon–1:30 pm.

Movie See 11/8. Room 101, *Dwight Hall, 2 pm.

Unitarian Universalist Community Meeting *Eliot House lounge, 3 pm.

IFTAR—Breaking the Fast *Eliot House lounge, 4 pm.

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

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

Introduction to Dreamweaver for Creating Web Pages 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 10

“International Women’s Rights and Domestic Change: A Closer Look at the Convention on the Elimination of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW)”
Lecture by Susanne Zwingel, Ruhr University. Seminar room, *Five College Women’s Studies Research Center, 4:30 pm.

“Violence and the Denigration of Community” Lecture by Ann Murphy, New South Global Postdoctoral Fellow, School of Philosophy, University of New South Wales. Room 202 *Skinner Hall,
4:30 pm.

Institute for International Mediation and Conflict Resolution *CDC workshop room, 5 pm.

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

Quad Social Committee Room 102, *Shattuck Hall, 6 pm.

Creating Web Survey Forms Using Dreamweaver Workshop for students. Working knowledge of Dreamweaver required. Register at http://www.mtholyoke.edu/go/training. Room 109, Dwight Hall, 7 pm.

International Relations Film Room 101, *Dwight Hall, 7:30 pm.

Sexual Health Educators (SHE) Workshop 1837 living room, 8 pm.

SHE Workshop *Pearsons Hall living room, 8 pm.


Tuesday 11

Grab ’n’ Go Lunchtime Session
The IR Student Board will talk about their experiences abroad. Room 109, *Skinner Hall, 12:15 pm.

Women’s Recovery Weekly Meeting Run by and for students. For information, contact Susan McCarthy, director, Alcohol and Drug Awareness Project, x2616. Room 318, *Blanchard Campus Center, 12:20 pm.

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

Slide Lecture Ko Yamada and Jin Murata, visiting artists from Nagoya University of Arts, Japan, will discuss their work. Gamble Auditorium, *Art Building, 4 pm.

Buddhist Meditation *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.

J-Term in Georgia and Moscow—Study Abroad Info Session Room 227, *Blanchard Campus Center, 5 pm.

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

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

Buddhist Pizza Dinner and Talk With Sumi Loundon, Barre Center for Buddist Studies. Loundon is the editor of Blue Jean Buddha: Voices of Young Buddhists and works to facilitate awareness of the dharma among teenagers and young adults. Pizza supper at 6 pm; talk and discussion at
6:30 pm. RSVP if you are coming to dinner. *Eliot House lounge, 6 pm.

College Republicans Meeting Room 318, *Blanchard Campus Center, 6 pm.

Psychology Film Series Asylum, a documentary on the Archway community, an experimental treatment center in London founded in the mid-1960s by radical psychiatrist R. D. Laing. Discussion follows. Call 413-538-2338 for directions. Room 302 *Reese Building, 7 pm.

Résumania Workshop *CDC workshop room, 7 pm.

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

SHE Workshop *Ham Hall living room, 8 pm.

SHE Workshop Mead Hall living room, *Mead Hall, 8 pm.

IR Movie Night Room 216, *Skinner Hall, 8 pm.

Amnesty International Meeting Room 318, *Blanchard Campus Center, 8 pm.


Wednesday 12

Interfaith Prayer Lunch
Baha’i, in honor of Baha’u’llah’s birthday. *Eliot House lounge, noon.

“Life at the Nanoscale: Applications of Atomic Force Microscopy to Bilogical Systems” Lecture by Megan Nunez, Clare Boothe Luce Assistant Professor of Chemistry. Refreshments at 4 pm; seminar begins at 4:15 pm. Room L-1, *Cleveland Hall, 4 pm.

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

IR Pizza Party A pizza party with the international relations faculty for prospective majors. Living room, South Rockefeller Hall, 4 pm.

Developing Your January Internship *CDC workshop room,
4 pm.

Preparing Images for Presentations and the Web Workshop for students. Register at http://www.mtholyoke.edu/go/training. Room 109, *Dwight Hall, 4:15 pm.

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

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

J-Term Meeting Room 304, *Reese Building, 6 pm.

“Contrary to Popular Belief: How Conservative Politics Empower Women, Gays, and Blacks” Lecture by Tammy Bruce, an openly gay, prochoice, gun-owning, pro-death penalty, voted-for-President Reagan, progressive feminist. Gamble Auditorium, *Art Building, 7 pm.

Benefits and Salary Negotiations Workshop *CDC workshop room, 7 pm.

Bible Study *Pearsons sunroom, 7:30 pm.

SHE Workshop *Dickinson Hall living room, 8 pm.

SHE Workshop *Torrey Hall living room, 8 pm.

Class of 2007 Special M & Cs Private dining room 108, *Blanchard Campus Center, 9:30 pm.

Thursday 13

Equestrian Center Open House and Jumping Clinic
*Equestrian Center, 7 am–5 pm.

Russian Table Abbey Hall private dining room, noon.

Faculty/Staff Brown Bag Lunch Series A look at houseplants, from the ridiculous to the sublime, old and new, difficult and easy. Something for every level of indoor gardener. Participation is limited. To register, call x2503 or email pobrien@mtholyoke.edu. Be sure to bring your lunch. *Talcott Greenhouse, noon.

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

Exhibition Reception University Drawings from Japan and the United States features student artwork from the Five College Advanced Drawing Seminar, the University of Michigan School of Art and Design, and several universities in Japan. Main Gallery, Harold F. Johnson Library Center, Hampshire College, 4 pm. The exhibition continues through November 25.

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

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

Thursday Night Dinner—SHRI Group *Eliot House lounge,
5:30 pm.

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

Poetry Reading on Family Portraits Poems on the theme of family will be read by well-known published poets and winners of the student poetry contest. For information, call x2245. A dessert reception in the Hinchcliff Reception Hall (Art Building lobby) follows. Gamble Auditorium, *Art Building, 7 pm.

Center for Environmental Literacy Discussion The topic is nuclear waste cleanup. Room L-2, *Cleveland Hall, 7 pm.

Marketing and Planning Systems Information Session *CDC workshop room, 7 pm.

“Feminism’s ‘Others’ or Post-Colonial Subjects? Conceptualizing Politico-Religious Female Subjectivity in Pakistan” Lecture by Amina Jamal, University of Toronto. Seminar room, *Five College Women’s Studies Research Center, 7:30 pm.

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

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

Top Girls A play by Caryl Churchill, directed by Julia Whitworth. $5 general; $3 students and senior citizens; free to MHC students w/ID on opening night. For reservations call 413-538-2406. *Rooke Theatre, 8 pm.

Film Spirited Away (2002). An animated tale written and directed by Hayao Miyazaki. Free admission; free popcorn. Great Room, *Blanchard Campus Center, 10:30 pm.


Friday 14

Walk the Labyrinth
See 11/7.

French Table See 11/7.

ADAC Meeting Room 318, *Blanchard Campus Center, noon.

Grab ’n’ Go Lunchtime Session The IR Student Board will address student concerns about “what constitutes an I.R. focus?” Room 109, *Skinner Hall, 12:15 pm.

Japanese Table See 11/7.

Contemplative Community Meeting See 11/7.

Film and Discussion Series Screening of progressive and thought-provoking films of varied subjects, followed by refreshments and discussion. Room 101, *Dwight Hall, 4 pm.

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

Jazz Concert “We’ve Got the Blues!” In honor of 2003, the “Year of the Blues,” the Mount Holyoke Chamber Jazz Ensemble, Mark Gionfriddo, director, explores indigo moods with songs from Miles Davis, Kenny Dorham, and Duke Ellington. McCulloch Auditorium, *Pratt Hall, 7:30 pm.

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

Top Girls See 11/13.

 

 

 

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