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November 8, 2002

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November
Friday 8

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

Halal Lunch Followed by Jumma Prayer RSVP required; call x2054 or email eliot-rsvp@mtholyoke.edu by 9 am on 11/7. *Eliot House lounge, noon.

Pagan/Wiccan Collective Meeting *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 III *CDC workshop room, 2 pm.

"For Your Health!: Leadership Development in Action" Keynote address of the women in public life forum by Johanna O. Infantine '87, associate director of fellowships at

Health Forum in San Francisco. New York Room, *Mary Woolley Hall, 4 pm.

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

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

"Landscape, People, and Architecture of the New England Tobacco Fields" Lecture by James O'Gorman, architectural historian and the Grace Slack McNeil Professor of American Art at Wellesley College. Museum galleries will be open for the program; a reception follows. Gamble Auditorium, *Art Building, 7 pm.

Voice Recital Julie McKay '03 and Annaliese Lilienthal '05, sopranos. Warbeke Room, *Pratt Hall, 7 pm.

Faculty Dance Concert An array of dances, ranging from lighthearted modern to contemporary ballet, jazz/hip-hop, a rhythm-based piece, and a ballet incorporating live music by the MHC Baroque Ensemble, and a premier work for Five College Dance Department students by guest artist Tere O'Connor. Tickets: $7 general admission, $5 for students. *Kendall, 8 pm.

Something Every Friday—Spirit of Africa Variety Show Chapin Auditorium, *Mary Woolley Hall, 8 pm.

 

Saturday 9

Unbound: An Examination of Architectural Studies—Building and Thinking Presenters include Michael Benedikt, writer, architect, University of Texas, Austin; Zeynip Celik, architectural historian, New Jersey Institute for Technology; Deborah Gans and Matthew Jelacic, architects, New York; and Niall Kirkwood, landscape architect, Harvard University Graduate School of Design. This event is part of a three-day of series beginning on 11/7 and taking place at all Five Colleges. Registration is required; contact Anita Licis, anita@acad.umass.edu. Gamble Auditorium, *Art Building, 9 am.

Connecticut Opera Express Connecticut's renowned touring company presents the magic of live opera for young and adult audiences. The company will perform two separate programs as a benefit for WFCR: at 11 am, a production of The Three Little Pigs with music from Mozart's The Magic Flute, Cosi fan Tutte, and Don Giovanni; at 2 pm, OperaTunities, an introduction to opera's "greatest hits." Bring your inner diva; there will be some audience participation. Tickets are available from the UMass Fine Arts Center Box Office, 413-545-2511 or 800-999-UMASS. Or, buy tickets online at http://purchase.tickets.com/buy/TicketPurchase. Chapin Auditorium, *Mary Woolley Hall, 11 am.

Diving vs. Simmons and Elms. *Kendall, 1 pm.

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

Mount Holyoke Symphony Orchestra Concert Includes Mozart's overture to The Marriage of Figaro, Copland's Hoe Down, Larsen's Deep Summer Music, and Grieg's Piano Concerto in A Minor. With Gary Steigerwalt, pianist. Mark Bartley conducts. The program will be presented again on Sunday. McCulloch Auditorium, *Pratt Hall,
8 pm.

Awareness Week Party Admission is $3 before midnight and $4 after. *Betty Shabazz House, 10 pm.

Annual Three Peas Party—Girls Just Wanna Have Fun Free for Prospect, Pearsons, and Porter students; $2 for all other MHC students and $5 for off-campus students. Chapin Auditorium, *Mary Woolley Hall, 10 pm.

 

Sunday 10

Penny Drive—Quad Competition The drive continues through 11/14 to benefit the Daniel Larson Foundation. Boxes are provided at dinnertime at the checker table and at Wilder Hall.

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

Ecumenical Worship Service *Abbey Interfaith Sanctuary, 11 am.

Willits-Hallowell Sunday Brunch Buffet Breakfast and lunch favorites, including hand-carved meats, fresh fruit, assorted pastries, and a dessert table. $10.95. For reservations call x2217. Smith Dining Room, *Willits-Hallowell Center, 11:30 am.

Unitarian Universalist Gathering *Eliot House lounge, 4 pm.

Orchestra Concert See 11/9. McCulloch Auditorium, *Pratt Hall, 4 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 11

Penny Drive—Quad Competition The drive continues through 11/14 to benefit the Daniel Larson Foundation. Boxes are provided at dinnertime at the checker table and at Wilder Hall.

Frances Perkins Program Open House RSVP by 11/7 to x2077 or tlynch@mtholyoke.edu. Warbeke Room, *Pratt Hall, 1 pm.

Fall 2002 Biological Science Seminar Series A lecture by Ann Rittenhouse, Department of Physiology, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester. Refreshments will be served. Room 305, *Kendade Hall, 4 pm.

Chinese Table *Torrey Hall dining room, 5 pm.

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

Planning and Developing Your Web Site Workshop for students. Register at http://www.mtholyoke.edu/go/training. Room 231, *Williston Library, 7 pm.

Tuck Bridge Program at Dartmouth College *CDC workshop room, 7 pm.

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

 

Tuesday 12

Penny Drive—Quad Competition The drive continues through 11/14 to benefit the Daniel Larson Foundation. Boxes are provided at dinnertime at the checker table and at Wilder Hall.

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

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 135, *Groves Health Center, 12:20 pm.

Author Reading Margot Livesey, author of The Missing World, reads from her latest novel, Eva Moves the Furniture. For information call 534-7307. *Odyssey Bookshop, 2 pm.

"Reaction Design in Natural Product Total Synthesis" Lecture by Kevin P. Minbiole, Harvard University. Room 305, *Kendade Hall, 4 pm.

Cover-Letter Writing *CDC workshop room, 4 pm.

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

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

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

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

Washington Internship Program Information Session *CDC workshop room, 7 pm.

Destination: Future Film Series Alien (1979), directed by Ridley Scott. Room 101, *Dwight, 7:30 pm.

Japanese Tea Ceremony Sign up at the entrance. Wa-Shin-An, *Eliot House, 7:30 pm.

 

Wednesday 13

Penny Drive—Quad Competition The drive continues through 11/14 to benefit the Daniel Larson Foundation. Boxes are provided at dinnertime at the checker table and at Wilder Hall. Interfaith Prayer Lunch RSVP required; call x2054 or email eliot-rsvp@mtholyoke.edu by 9 am on 11/12. *Eliot House, noon.

Introduction to Photoshop Workshop for faculty and staff. Learn to create your own graphics or manipulate photographs. This workshop covers the usage of the tool palette, image settings, and layers. No previous experience is needed. Room 231, *Williston Library, 1:30 pm.

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

WEED/MHSR Information Session Morrison Room, *Willits-Hallowell Center, 4 pm.

"Damage to DNA by Long-Range Charge Transport: Implications for Mutagenesis and Repair" Lecture by Megan E. Nunez, Occidental College. Room 305, *Kendade Hall, 4 pm.

Applying to Graduate School *CDC workshop room, 4 pm.

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

French Table Abbey Hall private dining room, 5 pm.

"Reflections and Slides from the 2002 Quaker Delegation to Iraq" Presentation by Joanne Comerford, coordinator, Western Massachusetts American Friends Service Committee. Pizza supper provided. *Eliot House lounge, 5:30 pm.

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

"The Archaeology of Western Massachusetts: The View from Mount Holyoke" Lecture by Elizabeth Chilton, professor of anthropology, University of Massachusetts. Gamble Auditorium, *Art Building, 7 pm.

SHE Workshop See 11/11. *MacGregor Hall living room, 8 pm.

 

Thursday 14

Penny Drive—Quad Competition The drive ends today. Boxes are provided at dinnertime at the checker table and at Wilder Hall.

Capping-Off Ceremony Watch the installation of the roof structure for the rotunda of the new south addition of Blanchard Campus Center. President Creighton will offer remarks, and cocoa and cider will be served. Skinner Green, noon.

Preparing Images for Presentations and the Web Workshop for students. Register at http://www.mtholyoke.edu/go/training. Room 231, *Williston Library, 4:15 pm.

SHRI—Hindu Community Meeting *Abbey Interfaith Sanctuary, 4:30 pm.

Author Reading Polish novelist, short story writer, poet, playwright, and essayist Henryk Grynberg will read from Drohobycz, Drohobycz, and Other Stories; writer Jan Gross discusses his book Neighbors: The Destruction of the Jewish Community in Jedwabne, Poland. Proceeds from the sale of these books will benefit the National Yiddish Book Center. For information call 534-7307. *Odyssey Bookshop,
7 pm.

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

"New Meanings of Travel in Contemporary Travel Writing" A panel discussion with Ian Buruma, writer on Chinese dissidents, contemporary Japan, and Germany; Nancy Novogrod '71, editor-in-chief of Travel + Leisure magazine; and Caryl Phillips, West Indian novelist and travel writer. Michael Gorra, professor of English, Smith College, will moderate. Part of the Weissman Center's fall series on Destinations: New Meanings of Travel. Gamble Auditorium, *Art Building, 7:30 pm.

"Trauma Is for the Living: Some Thoughts on Gender, Transgenerational Haunting, and the Limits of Empathy" Lecture by Marisa Parham, Amherst College. For information call x2527. *Five College Women's Studies Research Center, 7:30 pm.

"Visions of Childhood: Dickens, Dostoevsky, and Tolstoy" Lecture by Donna Orwin, associate professor of Russian, University of Toronto; editor, Tolstoy Studies Journal; and author of Tolstoy's Art and Thought, 1847–1880 (Princeton Press). New York Room, *Mary Woolley Hall, 7:30 pm.

WMHC Fifty-first Birthday Bash WMHC will host a night of regional rock, with bands and beer for a buck. Chapin Auditorium, *Mary Woolley Hall, 9 pm.

 

Friday 15

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

Halal Lunch Followed by Jumma Prayer RSVP required; call x2054 or email eliot-rsvp@mtholyoke.edu by 9 am on 11/14. *Eliot House lounge, noon.

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

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

Jean Sudrann Research Fellowship Deadline Applications are due in the English department office by 4 pm.

Film Society Movie The Man Who Wasn't There. Admission is $1. Gamble Auditorium, *Art Building, 7 and 9:30 pm.

Geofaculty Five College Symposium Hooker Auditorium, *Clapp Hall, 7 pm.

Author Reading With epidemiologist Devra Davis, author of When Smoke Ran Like Water: Unnecessary Death and Environmental Deception. For information call 534-7307. *Odyssey Bookshop, 7 pm.

Jazz Concert—"Heavenly Bodies" The Mount Holyoke Chamber Jazz Ensemble and Vocal Jazz Ensemble, directed by Mark Gionfriddo, perform music of Billie Holiday, Morgan Lewis, and Mitchell Parish. With senior soloists. McCulloch Auditorium, *Pratt Hall, 7:30 pm.

Intervarsity Christian Fellowship Guest speaker is Leo Kim. *MacGregor Hall living room, 7:45 pm.

Something Every Friday—MHC Homegrown Singer/Songwriter Showcase Chapin Auditorium, *Mary Woolley Hall, 8 pm.

Class of 2005 Party *Betty Shabazz House, 11 pm.
 

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