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Friday 28

Squash United States Women's Intercollegiate Squash Racquet Association (USWISRA). Time and location to be announced.

Basketball NEW 8 championships. Home, time to be announced.

Exhibition Contemporary Japanese and Chinese calligraphy. Ends today. Fourth floor, Williston Library.

Exhibition Photographers on Location: Landscapes and Cityscapes from the National Museum of American Art. An exhibition of photography from the National Museum of American Art's permanent collection will be on view through March 14. American photographers Berenice Abbott, Ansel Adams, Joe Deal, William Eggleston, Robbert Flick, Frank Gohlke, Karen Halverson, and Charles Doolittle Walcott are included in the exhibition. Subjects of the photographs range from the Adirondacks, New York City, and Yosemite to Elvis Presley's Graceland in Memphis, Tennessee. Art Museum, Tuesday- Friday, 11 am-5 pm; Saturday-Sunday, 1-5 pm.

Exhibition The Lure of the Nile: Images of Ancient Egypt focuses on the temples and tombs along the Nile as seen through the eyes of artists and travelers on visits to Egypt over the past four centuries. On view through May 11. Art Museum, Tuesday-Friday, 11 am- 5 pm; Saturday-Sunday, 1-5 pm.

Exhibition European and American Paintings from the Collection, on view through April 20. Art Museum, Tuesday-Friday, 11 am-5 pm; Saturday-Sunday, 1-5 pm.

Luncheon for prospective majors in the German studies department. 111 Ciruti Center, noon-2 pm.

Gallery Talk "Graceland, Parkland, and the Big Apple: f-stops along the Pilgrimage Routes." Nancy Rich, curator of education, Smith College Museum of Art. Art Museum, 12:30 pm.

Meeting Blue Cross/Blue Shield. Patricia Allen will be available to answer questions, help file claims, and follow up on any filed claims. 215 Blanchard Campus Center, 12:30-2:30 pm.

Practice Rounds in public speaking. Speech and Debate Society. 210 Skinner Hall, 4- 5 pm.

Film Society Emma. Admission $2.50. Gamble Auditorium, 7:00 and 9:30 pm.

Meeting Intervarsity Christian Fellowship. Singing, speakers, prayer, and fun. Eliot House lounge, 7:30 pm.

Junior Show "Assume Nothing." Tonight is big sister/little sister night; come together and pay only $2 each. All others $3, always $2 for juniors. Chapin Auditorium, 8-11 pm.

Something Every Friday presents a special Black History Month event: Def Comedy Jam! Four comedians from New York City--they will make you laugh! Blanchard Campus Center, 10 pm.

Party Come celebrate the closing of Black History Month's festivities with the Association of Pan-African Unity and II Tone Productions. Admission $3. Betty Shabazz Cultural Center, midnight-4 am.

Saturday 1

Basketball NEW 8 championship. Home, 4 pm.

Squash USWISRA. Location and time to be announced.

Indoor Track ECACs. Boston University, time to be announced.

Dessert Fair Global Goodies--International Habitat for Humanity ethnic dessert fair. Fill your stomach with the best desserts from ten countries, all the while helping Habitat build houses for the community. Admission $4 general, $3 with college ID. Blanchard Campus Center, 6:30-9:30 pm.

Film Society Emma. Admission $2.50. Gamble Auditorium, 7:00 and 9:30 pm.

Junior Show "Assume Nothing." Tonight is senior night; members of the class of '97 pay only $2. All others $3, always $2 for juniors. Chapin Auditorium, 8-11 pm.

Dance Concert The Five College Faculty Dance Concert presents the five college area's best choreography, performed by its best dancers. Featured are works by Terese Freedman and Jim Coleman, Wendy Woodson, Rodger Blum, Jin-Wen Yu, and Rebecca Nordstrom. Reservations can be made by calling 582-5673. Admission $7 general, $4 for students and seniors. Reservations recommended. Dance Studio Theater, Hampshire College, 8 pm.

Party at Torrey Hall. Come into the Lyon's den! Admission $3, $2 with MHC ID. Torrey Hall, 10:30 pm-2:00 am.

Sunday 2

Squash USWISRA. Location and time to be announced.

Riding vs. Springfield College. Equestrian Center, 8 am.

Roman Catholic Mass Abbey Chapel, 11:15 am.

Concert The Glee Club will give a concert in honor of the 200th anniversary of Mary Lyon's birth at the "Mary Lyon Church" in Buckland where Lyon was baptized. The concert will include works performed during the Glee Club's recent European tour and will feature Detached Sayings by MHC music professor Allen Bonde. First Congregational Church, Buckland, MA, 3 pm.

Faculty Recital Music professor and pianist Gary Steigerwalt will perform works by Schubert, Liszt, and Copland. Free admission. Pratt Auditorium, 4 pm.

Protestant Worship Abbey small chapel, 4:30 pm.

Meeting College Democrats. Women-in-Politics Room, sixth floor, Williston Library, 8 pm.

Concert The Wallflowers. Led by Hampshire College alumnus Jakob Dylan, the band is touring to promote its new release on Interscope Records, titled Bringing Down the Horse. The album is now in the Top-30 charts, and features the radio and video hits "6th Avenue Heartache" and "One Headlight." Admission $14.50 general, $10 with MHC ID. Chapin Auditorium, 8 pm-midnight.

Monday 3

Video Series Genesis: A Living Conversation featuring Bill Moyers along with Biblical scholars, writers, artists, lawyers, theologians across the religious spectrum discussing the stories of Genesis and their relevance for our times. Lunch provided, RSVP x2054. Eliot House, 12:10 pm.

Tea for prospective majors and minors in mathematics, statistics, and computer science. 416 Clapp Laboratory, 3:30-5:00 pm.

Tea for prospective majors in biological sciences. 126 Clapp Laboratory, 4-5 pm.

Presentation "Narrativity in the Representation of Filipino Women." Elizabeth Fullon, UMass, Amherst. Sponsored by the Five College Women's Studies Research Center. Dickinson House, 4:30 pm.

Meeting Boston University study-abroad programs. Kimberlee Bremser of the university's international programs office will discuss programs in the United Kingdom, Belize, Ecuador, Australia, Israel, China, France, Niger, Germany, Italy, Russia, Spain, and the Washington internship program. 212 Blanchard Campus Center, 4:30-5:30 pm.

Japanese Language Table Sign up in the Asian studies office or email mlohuchi. Limited to fifteen. South Rockefeller private dining room, 5:30-6:30 pm.

German Language Table Kommt und sprecht Deutsch! Ham dining room, 5:30-6:30 pm.

Italian Language Table Venite a chiacchierare con noi e chiedete il programma dei film. For more information, email astrambi. Ham dining room, 5:30-6:30 pm.

Photo IDs Students can pick up ID cards at the registrar's office, faculty and staff at human resources; guest cards available at Kendall. Bring this card to Blanchard for photos. 117 Blanchard Campus Center, 7-8 pm.

Dance/Theater African and Caribbean Day rehearsal. Continues through March 7. Chapin Auditorium, 7-11 pm.

Workshop Nutrition and Stress. This session will provide a brief overview of nutrition and healthy eating, special nutritional and weight issues for women, and body image. Presented by Ellen Perrella, athletic trainer. 207 Blanchard Campus Center, 7:30-9:00 pm.

Video Poppea. Pasts and Presences film and lecture series. Hooker Auditorium, 7:30- 9:00 pm.

Pizza Party/Meeting Class of '99. We will be selling long-sleeved class T-shirts, unveiling the new class shirt, and discussing the exchange dance. Eat pizza and chat with friends! Blanchard Campus Center, 9:30-11:00 pm.

Tuesday 4

Photo IDs See March 3. 117 Blanchard Campus Center, 1-2 pm.

Workshop Time Management. Presented by the Study Skills Corps. Frances Perkins House, 4-5 pm.

Reading Distinguished writer-in-residence Bapsi Sidhwa will be reading from her novels An American Brat, Cracking India, The Bride, and The Crow Eaters. Noted Canadian filmmaker Deepa Mehta will be present, and will speak briefly about translating Sidhwa's book Cracking India into film. Ms. Mehta's recent film Fire has received awards for Best Director and Best Actress at the Chicago Film Festival; the People's Choice Award at the Toronto Film Festival; and the award for Best Film at the Vancouver Film Festival. It is due to be released in Canada in the last week of March. New York Room, Mary Woolley Hall, 4:15-5:30 pm.

Lecture "Use of the Sulfoxide Method for the Construction of Two Anthracycline Antibiotics." Andri L. Smith, Princeton University. 209 Carr Laboratory, 4:15 pm.

Chinese Language Table Come practice Chinese! Contact Danyue at x4871 to reserve a spot. Ham dining room, 5:30-6:30 pm.

Meeting Llamarada (yearbook). 215 Blanchard Campus Center, 6-7 pm.

Meeting Lesbian Bisexual Alliance (LBA). New York Room, Mary Woolley Hall, 8:30-9:30 pm.

Wednesday 5

Cybex Workshop Learn to properly use Kendall's Cybex weight equipment. Sign-up sheet in Kendall lobby. Kendall Hall, noon.

Stimson Room Tea Meet your friends and enjoy fellowship and tea, coffee, and cookies. Stimson Room, Williston Library, 4-5 pm.

Meeting Internships in Francophone Europe: an academic internship program in Paris for juniors, seniors, and recent graduates. Tim Carlson. 207 Ciruti Center, 4-5 pm.

Zazen Meditation Practice and discussion. "Action." Tadanori Yamashita. Wa-Shin-An, Eliot House, 4:00-5:15 pm.

Information Session Aquaculture in Caicos/Sea Turtles in Costa Rica. Elisabeth Duffy, Amherst College. Part of the Five College Marine Science Information Session series. 101 Burton Hall, Clark Science Center, Smith College, 4:15 pm.

Spanish Language Table Hablemos Español. Ham dining room, 5:30 pm.

Dinner/Discussion The Middle East Peace Process after Hebron, with Israeli journalist Danny Rubenstein. RSVP x2054 or email lwaller by noon on March 4. Eliot House lounge, 5:45 pm.

Meeting Alcoholics Anonymous. South Hadley Congregational Church, third floor, 7 pm.

Meeting Amnesty International. 202 Blanchard Campus Center, 7-8 pm.

Thursday 6

Swimming and Diving NCAA Championships. Location and times to be announced.

Meeting TIAA/CREF one-on-one sessions. Margaret H. Henderson, TIAA/CREF counselor. By appointment only; call Human Resources for an appointment. 207 Blanchard Campus Center, 9 am-4 pm.

Russian Language Table Abbey private dining room, noon.

Open Office Hours Dean of students Regina Mooney. 202 Mary Lyon Hall, 2-4 pm.

Open House The Pattie J. Groves Health Center and the Career Development Center. Refreshments will be served. Health Center/Career Development Center, 3-5 pm.

Lax Lecture "Alchemy in the Kitchen: Managing an Experimental Household in Elizabethan England." Deborah Harkness '86, history, Colgate University. Andreola Room, Willits-Hallowell Center, 4-6 pm.

Lecture "Music and Metaphor." Leo Treitler, Five College scholar-in-residence. Warbeke Room, Pratt Hall, 4 pm.

Seminar "Coinage Metal Compounds in Michael-Type Additions." R. Bryan Klassen, Gettysburg College. Refreshments at 4 pm in 208 Carr. 209 Carr Laboratory, 4:15 pm.

Lecture "Why We Should Listen to Mental Patients." Gail A. Hornstein, Mount Holyoke Psychology and Education Department Scholar of the Year. 101 Dwight Hall, 4:30-6:00 pm.

French Language Table Bienvenue à la table de Français! Email acristes with questions or comments. Sign up at the French department. Ham dining room, 5:30-6:30 pm.

Lecture Sheila Levrant de Brettville, art, Yale University, will speak about her design work. Joan Goldstein Spiro ('54) Lecture in Design. Gamble Auditorium, 7:30 pm.

Workshop Time Management. Presented by the Study Skills Corps. Mead Hall, 7:30- 8:30 pm.

Japanese Tea Ceremony Hinamatsuri. For reservations call x4364. Wa-Shin-An, Eliot House, 7:30-8:30 pm.

Theater Short Eyes. Written by ex-convict Miguel Piñero, Short Eyes is set in the dayroom of a house of detention. The prison setting provides a microcosm where issues of race, sexual orientation, class, and gender are dealt with in terms of a system of oppression. Directed by Elizabeth Ruchti. Alberto Sandoval, Spanish, will lead a discussion following tonight's performance on Latino representation in America. Admission $1 tonight only. Continues through March 9. Rooke Theater, 8 pm.

Friday 7

Indoor Track NCAA Championships. Oshkosh, WI.

Swimming and Diving NCAA Championships. Location and times to be announced.

Meeting Board of Trustees. All day.

Children's Literature Series Jane Yolen. Tower Room, 501 Clapp Laboratory, 11 am.

Gallery Talk "Innocents Abroad: Mark Twain in Egypt." Amanda Zehnder '97. Gamble Auditorium, 12:30 pm.

Practice Rounds in public speaking. Speech and Debate Society. 210 Skinner Hall, 4- 5 pm.

Shabbat/Rosh Chodesh celebration followed by Kosher/Hallal dinner and Israeli folk dancing. RSVP x2054 by March 6. Eliot House, 5:30 pm.

Lecture "American Spaces/American Places." Christopher Hagen, photography and art critic. Gamble Auditorium, 7 pm.

Something Every Friday Featuring performances by faculty and staff including magician J. B. Nelson at 7:30 pm and the dance duo of Peter Jones and Philip Hamilton at 9 pm. Blanchard Campus Center.

Meeting Intervarsity Christian Fellowship. Singing, speakers, prayer, and fun. Eliot House lounge, 7:30 pm.

Theater Short Eyes. See March 6. Discussion led by Joseph Kosloski of the After-Incarceration Support Systems Program. Admission $4 general, $2 students and senior citizens. Rooke Theater, 8 pm.