[Calendar]

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Friday 7

Indoor Track NCAA Championships. Oshkosh, WI.

Swimming and Diving NCAA Champion-ships. Location and times to be announced.

Meeting Board of Trustees. All day.

Conference Caring Conversations: How to Talk with Someone Who May Be Having Difficulties with Alcohol or Other Drugs. Susan McCarthy and Karen Jacobus. Discussion of various ways to assist someone who may be having problems with alcohol or other drugs, and information on resources for help. Open enrollment. Participants only. Sponsored by human resources. 207 Blanchard Campus Center, 10:30 am-noon.

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

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.

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

Lecture "Teaching Computers to Speak." Dr. Ignatius Mattingly, professor emeritus of linguistics, University of Connecticut; research scientist, Haskins Laboratories. A reception will follow the talk. 101 Dwight Hall, 2 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.

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

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 on Latino representation in America following tonight's performance. Admission $1 tonight only. Rooke Theater, 8 pm.


Saturday 8

Indoor Track NCAA championships. Oshkosh, WI.

Swimming and Diving NCAA championships. Location to be announced, all day.

Meeting Board of Trustees. All day.

Clinic Jimmy Wofford Combined Training. Jimmy Wofford, Olympic medalist. Admission $25, $20 with MHC ID. Equestrian Center, 8 am-6 pm.

Meeting Alumnae Quarterly Committee. Private dining room, Willits-Hallowell Center, 8:30 am-9:00 pm.

Meeting Alumnae Strategic Planning Committee. Faculty Club Room, Willits-Hallowell Center, 10 am-10 pm.

Flower Show Four Seasons. Mount Holyoke's annual flower show opens today. Continues through March 23. Talcott Greenhouse, 11 am-4 pm.

Theater Short Eyes. See March 7. Matinee admission $1; evening admission $4, $2 for students and senior citizens. Rooke Theater, 2 and 8 pm.

Dinner/Entertainment MHACASA presents "Home," a fundraiser for hurricane victims in Puerto Rico and victims of war in Liberia. Five College student performance, faculty performance, skits, African and Caribbean fashion show, African and Caribbean cuisine, and more! Admission $4 for dinner and show; $6 for dinner, show, and party; $3 for after-party only. Presented by the Mount Holyoke African and Caribbean Students Association (MHACASA). Dinner, Chapin Auditorium, 5 pm; show, Chapin Auditorium, 7 pm; African and Caribbean after-party, Betty Shabazz Cultural Center, 10 pm-4 am.

Luau sponsored by SAUCE (Substance Abuse/Use Campus Educators). Blanchard Campus Center, 9 pm-1 am.


Sunday 9

Riding vs. Clark College. Away, times to be announced.

Swimming and Diving NCAA championships. Location to be announced, all day.

Clinic Jimmy Wofford Combined Training. See March 8. Equestrian Center, 8 am-6 pm.

Meeting Alumnae Strategic Planning Committee. Faculty Club Room, Willits-Hallowell Center, 9 am-2 pm.

Tax Workshop for international students. Joanne Ferraro, international tax specialist with PKF, PC. Bring your tax documents and passport with you. Hooker Auditorium, 9:45 am-12:30 pm and 2:30-5:00 pm.

Roman Catholic Mass Abbey Chapel, 11:15 am.

Book Reading Miranda Smith's Your Backyard Herb Garden. Join us for demonstrations and practical tips from the author of this gardener's guide to growing herbs as well as using them in cooking, crafts, companion planting, and more. Odyssey Bookshop, 2 pm.

Protestant Worship with poetry readings and singing. Abbey small chapel, 4:30 pm.

A Cappella Concert for MASSPIRG, featuring various Five College groups. Blanchard Campus Center, 7-9 pm.

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

Theater Short Eyes. See March 7. Admission $4 general, $2 students and seniors citizens. Rooke Theater, 8 pm.


Monday 10

Video Series Genesis: A Living Conversation, featuring Bill Moyers along with Biblical scholars, writers, artists, lawyers, and 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.

Lecture "Lesbian and Gay Rights in Progressive Jewish Perspective." Judith Plaskow. New York Room, Mary Woolley Hall, 4 pm.

Lecture "How Birds Acquire Their Songs." Don Kroodsma, UMass. Refreshments at 4 pm in 126 Clapp. Lecture in 120 Clapp Laboratory, 4:15-6:00 pm.

Lecture "Palladium (II) Catalyzed Organic Transformations." Karl P. Peterson, Iowa State University. 209 Carr Laboratory, 4:15 pm.

Work-in-Progress Talk "The Impact of Welfare Reform on Teen Parents in Rural Communities." Judith C. Harper, community associate, Technical High School, Turners Falls, MA. Part of the Five College Women's Studies series. Dickinson House, 4:30 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 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.

Workshop Note-Taking Skills. Presented by the Study Skills Corps. 1837 Hall, 7-8 pm.

Workshop Exercise and Stress. This session will discuss the relationship between exercise and stress reduction. Information on setting up an individualized exercise program to enhance physical fitness and reduce stress will be shared. Laurie Priest, athletic director. 207 Blanchard Campus Center, 7:30-9:00 pm.

Recital/Lecture Mia Chung, concert pianist. Lecture follows performance. Chapin Auditorium, 7:30-9:00 pm.

Meeting SGA Senate. New York Room, Mary Woolley Hall, 7:30-11:00 pm.


Tuesday 11

Lecture "Unity of Science: What Are We Doing, Anyway? An Overview, Questions, and Answers." Steven Dunn, geology. Brown bag lunch in 126 Clapp, 11:50 am-12:15 pm. Coffee, tea, and cookies will be provided. Lecture in 120 Clapp Laboratory, 12:15- 12:50 pm.

Lunch Discussion "Soup, Salad, and Social Change: Theological Reflections on Gay and Lesbian Issues." Reverend Dr. Peter Ives, senior pastor, First Churches of Northampton. Ives will discuss how the Bible has been used and misused to justify the exclusion of gay people in the church. Lunch provided, RSVP x2054 by noon on March 10. Eliot House, 12:15 pm.

Photo IDs See March 10. 117 Blanchard Campus Center, 1-2 pm.

Tea for prospective Latin American studies majors. International relations lounge, first floor, Skinner Hall, 4 pm.

Meeting Philosophy Club. Come talk about philosophical issues that interest you in a relaxed environment. Enjoy refreshments while you are at it! Philosophy lounge, second floor, Skinner Hall, 4-5 pm.

Forum Discussion "Diversity, Inclusiveness, and The Plan for Mount Holyoke 2003." How do we build inclusive community while respecting different values, experiences, and backgrounds? Are you satisfied with our articulation of this goal in the draft? Are there additions or revisions to the current draft that could strengthen its language and advance our objectives? Please join the Educational Priorities Committee, members of the Committee on Multiracial Community, and the Inclusiveness Transition Team for a frank and thoughtful discussion. Warbeke Room, Pratt Hall, 4-6 pm.

Meeting Council on Student Affairs (CSA). 212 Blanchard Campus Center, 4:30-6:00 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.

Lecture Monica Moorehead, Workers World Party socialist candidate for president in 1996. Blanchard Campus Center, 7:30 pm.

Colloquium Songs of Heaven and Earth. Laura Elise Schwendinger, research associate, San Francisco Conservatory of Music. Musical composition. Five College Women's Studies series. Dickinson House, 7:30 pm.

Workshop Test-Taking Skills. Presented by the Study Skills Corps. Prospect Hall, 7:30- 8:30 pm.

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


Wednesday 12

Open Office Hours for students with President Joanne Creighton. 203 Mary Lyon Hall, 9:30-10:30 am.

Conference Boston Not-for-Profit Networking Fair, sponsored by the Wellesley College Center for Work and Service. An opportunity for students to speak with organizations in the Boston area about internships, summer jobs, and full-time employment. Wellesley College, 10 am-2 pm.

Tea for prospective physics and astronomy majors. 200 Shattuck Hall, noon-1 pm.

Tea for prospective Spanish and Italian majors. 211 Ciruti Center, 4 pm.

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

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

Meeting Dining Services student managers. 216 Skinner Hall, 4:00-5:15 pm.

Tea for prospective economics majors. 120 Skinner Hall, 4:00-5:30 pm.

Information Session "Roseate Tern on Great Gull Island." American Museum of Natural History intern Kirsten Power, Smith College class of '98. Part of the Five College Marine Science series. 101 Burton Hall, Clark Science Center, Smith College, 4:15 pm.

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

Kosher/Hallal Dinner and program. RSVP x2054 or email lwaller by noon, March 11. Eliot House, 5:45 pm.

Film I Can't Sleep. The director of Chocolat weaves the disparate stories of recent immigrants--a Lithuanian actress, a West Indian musician, and a black drag queen--to reveal the connections among them, chronicling the contemporary alienation and dislocation that haunt the modern Europolis. French with English subtitles. Gamble Auditorium, 6- 10 pm.

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

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

Film Prince Igor. International stars Sergei Leiferkus and Anna Tomowa-Sintow are at their peak in this colorful and tuneful epic of battle and exotic romance. In Russian with English subtitles. Part of the Russian department spring film series. 101 Dwight Hall, 7:30 pm.

Education Session SHE: Sexual Health Educators. Contraceptive education session. Sign up with the Health Center receptionist. Health Center, 7:30-9:00 pm.

Concert Indigo Girls. Admission $24 general, $17 for first 500 with MHC IDs. Chapin Auditorium, 8 pm-midnight.


Thursday 13

Workshop "When Opportunity Knocks: Dealing Productively with Conflict at Work and at Home." Rochelle Calhoun, ombudsperson. 212 Blanchard Campus Center, 9-11 am.

Russian Language Table Abbey private dining room, noon.

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

Open Office Hours Dean of students Regina Mooney. 202 Mary Lyon Hall, 2-4 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 and slide presentation. "Edith Wharton: Passion for Life." Scott Marshall, Edith Wharton Restoration Society. Piano room, Abbey Hall, 7:30-9:00 pm.


Friday 14

Video This Old Pyramid. Written, produced, and directed by Michael Barnes; a WGBH production for Nova. Art Museum, 12:30 pm.

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

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


Saturday 15

Spring Break begins. Continues through March 23.

Horse Show MHC Jumpernite. Admission $2, free with MHC ID. Equestrian Center, 1- 9 pm.

Concert Connoisseur Concert: Spiritual Interiors. The Arcadia Players Trio. Paula Hodecker will give a gallery talk during intermission. Tickets available at the Arcadia Players Office (584-8882) or at the door. Admission $20. Gamble Auditorium, 8 pm.


Sunday 16

Horse Show MHC Hunter Show. Equestrian Center, 8 am-5 pm.

Concert South Hadley Chorale. Admission $8 general, $6 with MHC ID. Abbey Chapel, 3-5 pm.

Concert Connoisseur Concert: Spiritual Interiors. The Arcadia Players Trio. Paula Hodecker will give a gallery talk during intermission. Tickets available at the Arcadia Players Office (584-8882) or at the door. Admission $20. Gamble Auditorium, 4 pm.


Monday 17

No scheduled events.


Tuesday 18

No scheduled events.


Wednesday 19

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


Thursday 20

Workshop Conflict Resolution: Practicum. Rochelle Calhoun, ombudsperson. 212 Blanchard Campus Center, 9-11 am.


Friday 21

No scheduled events.


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