[Calendar]

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Friday 4

Golf vs. Boston College. Away.

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.

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.

Speak Out Come celebrate the opening of Asian Awareness Month at Mount Holyoke. Blanchard Patio (rain location: inside Blanchard), noon-1 pm.

Symposium Twenty-Second Annual Undergraduate Science Symposium, sponsored by the chemistry department. Senior honor students in astronomy, biochemistry, biological sciences, chemistry, computer science, geography, geology, mathematics, neuroscience and behavior, physics, and statistics will present twenty-minute talks about their independent research projects. L-1, L-2, L-3 Cleveland Laboratory, 1:00-10:30 pm.

Softball vs. Worcester Polytechnic Institute. Worcester, MA, 3:30 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.

Dance Concert Dance majors Alison Bory, Nancy Spoor, and Marya Wethers will present their senior theses, Objects in Mirror May Be Closer Than They Appear. Admission $4, $2 for students and seniors. Call x2848 for reservations. Studio Theater, Kendall Hall, 8 pm.

Something Every Friday Ganga is a family folk music ensemble from Bengal in India and Bangladesh. Come enjoy the music and songs. As always, it's free! Blanchard Campus Center, 8 pm.

Party Spring Fever! Sponsored by the classes of '97, '99, and '00. Chapin Auditorium and New York Room, Mary Woolley Hall, 9 pm- 1 am.

Party WMHC presents The Alpha Project, a canned-food drive for the Holyoke Food Bank. Come hear the DJ Showcase and local DJs spinning techno, trance, jungle, and house. Feel free to bring any nonperishable food items. Admission $6, $4 with food item(s). Betty Shabazz House, 10 pm-4 am.

LBA Cotillion Blanchard Campus Center, 11 pm.


Saturday 5

Crew vs. Coast Guard. Away.

Golf vs. Boston College. Away.

Tennis vs. Bates College. Away.

Opera Trip Third annual Eugene Onegin Russian Opera Trip to New York City. Box lunch included. Call Karen Conlin x2648 for more information. Departing from Blanchard Circle, 8:30 am.

Softball vs. MIT. Away, 11 am.

Track Connecticut Invitational. Away, 11 am.

Lacrosse vs. Babson College. Away, 1 pm.

Dance/Party "Latinas in Style." Come for dinner, a fashion and talent show, party skits, poetry, and various performances. Sponsored by La Unidad. Chapin Auditorium, 7 pm- 2 am.

Dance Concert Objects in Mirror May Be Closer Than They Appear. See 4/4. Studio Theater, Kendall Hall, 8 pm.

Concert The Harmony of Morning. Mount Holyoke Glee Club with the Wellesley College Choir, accompanied by the Valley Festival Orchestra. Free admission. Abbey Chapel, 8 pm.


Sunday 6

Golf vs. Boston College. Away.

Riding MHC Invitational. Equestrian Center, all day.

Roman Catholic Mass Abbey Chapel, 11:15 am.

Afrocentric Protestant Worship Abbey small chapel, 4:30 pm.

Dramatic Reading of Alicia Mena's bilingual play Las Nuevas Tamaleras by members of La Unidad. Refreshments provided. Eliana Ortega Cultural Center, 6 pm.

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


Monday 7

Information Table Body Image Awareness Week. Stop by and vote for the most "irresponsible" and "responsible" advertisements depicting body size and image. Blanchard Campus Center, 11 am-2 pm.

Lecture "Kate Chopin: Awakening Elsewhere." Laura Wexler, American studies and women's studies, Yale University. New York Room, Mary Woolley Hall, 4-6 pm.

Lecture "Macroecology in the Rocky Subtidal Zone: Community Effects of an Unusual Recruitment Event." Jon Witman, Brown University. Refreshments served in 126 Clapp Laboratory, 4:00-4:15 pm; lecture in 120 Clapp Laboratory, 4:15 pm.

Tea for prospective and current majors and minors in critical social thought. Mead living room, 4:15-5:30 pm.

Work-in-Progress Talk "Pitching Gender: Representations of Femininity and Masculinity in Twentieth-Century American Baseball Fiction." Ayesha Shariff, Smith College. Shariff will illustrate how authors used the well-known rituals of baseball as a forum through which to interpret and respond to changing gender norms in American society. Part of the Five College Women's Studies Research Center series. Baby-sitting available, call 538-2022 by 4/2. Dickinson living room, 4:30 pm.

Reception for students interested in film studies. Philosophy lounge, 217 Skinner Hall, 4:30-6:00 pm.

Rosh Chodesh Nisan Celebration followed by dinner. RSVP x2054 or email lwaller by noon, 4/7. Eliot House, 5 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 For information, email astrambi. Ham dining room, 5:30-6:30 pm.

Blood Drive Chapin Auditorium, 7 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 "Time Management." Presented by the Study Skills Corps. Managing time effectively can greatly reduce unneeded stress in our lives. This session will focus on noticing how we spend our time and offer tools for creating effective time management skills. 1837 Hall, 7-8 pm.

Workshop "How to Help Someone with an Eating Problem." Presented by HOPE (Helping Overcome Problematic Eating). Body Image Awareness Week. Safford living room, 7-8 pm.

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

Lecture "Environmental Justice for All: It Is the Right Thing to Do." Robert Bullard. Gamble Auditorium, 7:30 pm.


Tuesday 8

Exhibition The Spirit of West African Textiles. The beauty and diversity of West African textiles are displayed in a colorful variety of more than fifty objects including costumes, blankets, fabrics, and textile masks. Organized and circulated by the Council of Creative Projects, the exhibition examines the creation and use of wearable art with emphasis on the design and technique employed by its makers. On view through June 29. Art Museum, Tuesday-Friday, 11 am-5 pm, Saturday- Sunday, 1-5 pm.

Lunch/Discussion "Integrating Prayer with Daily Life." Share daily concerns and how these can be integrated with prayer. These gatherings are biblically centered, not denominationally centered. Lunch provided, RSVP x2054 or email lwaller by noon 4/7. Eliot House lounge, 12:15 pm.

Photo IDs See 4/7. 117 Blanchard Campus Center, 1-2 pm.

Softball vs. Elms College. Home, 4 pm.

Tea for prospective philosophy majors. 217 Skinner Hall, 4 pm.

Lacrosse vs. Smith College. Away, 4:30 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.

Class of '98 Social Dessert on the patio. Blanchard patio (in case of rain, Blanchard Campus Center), 6:30-8:30 pm.

Lecture "Eugenio Montale and the Curve of Feeling." John Peck, Skidmore College. Presented by the Department of Spanish and Italian. Ham living room, 7 pm.

'98 Hall Choosing Doors open at 6:30 pm. Chapin Auditorium, 7-10 pm.

Workshop "Note-Taking Skills." Mead Hall, 7:30-8:30 pm.

Lecture "Do the Environmental and Health Problems of Russia Matter to the U.S.?" Murray Feshbach. New York Room, Mary Woolley Hall, 7:30-9:30 pm.

Video Recovering Bodies: Overcoming Eating Disorders. A unique and informative video, featuring students from the Five Colleges, on people's difficulty with food and on hope for a healthy life in recovery. Producer Katherine Sender will be present to discuss the making of the video. Body Image Awareness Week. Hooker Auditorium, 7:30-9:00 pm.

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


Wednesday 9

Information Table The class of 1997 will be selling travel mugs ($4) and tickets to the Senior Gala ($10 with MHC ID). Blanchard Campus Center, 10 am-4 pm.

Information Table Body Image Awareness Week. See 4/7. Blanchard Campus Center, 11 am-2 pm.

Tea for prospective African American and African studies majors. 201 Skinner Hall, 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 "Relationship." Practice and discussion. Issho Fujita. Wa-Shin-An, Eliot House, 4:00-5:15 pm.

Kosher/Hallal Dinner and discussion. "Islamic Understandings of the Afterlife." Yvonne Haddad. RSVP x2054 or email lwaller by noon 4/8. Eliot House lounge, 5:30 pm.

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

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

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

Lecture "West African Textiles: Art History in Weaving, Dyeing, and Wearing." John Pemberton III, religion, Amherst College. Opening reception for the exhibition The Spirit of West African Textiles to follow. Gamble Auditorium, 7 pm.

Workshop "Media and Advertising," using the video Slim Hopes: Advertising and the Obsession with Thinness. Presented by HOPE. Body Image Awareness Week. Wilder Hall, 7-8 pm.

Film Rusalka. Graham Vick's psychologically striking interpretation of Dvorak's lavishly scored "Little Mermaid" fairy tale. With Eilene Hannan, Ann Hood, and John Treleavan; Mark Elder conducts the English National Opera. In English. Part of the Russian department spring film series. 101 Dwight Hall, 7:30 pm.

Education Session SHE (Sexual Health Educators). Contraceptive education sessions. Sign up with the receptionist to attend. Health Center, 7:30-9:00 pm.

Lecture "Isotope Dilution ICPMS/Taking Accuracy and Precision to the Limit." James McLaren, National Research Council, Ottawa, Canada. Part of the Five College Chemistry Lecture Series. L-1 Cleveland Laboratory, 8 pm.

Meeting for the senior class. Important information about commencement and other senior events will be discussed. Hooker Auditorium, 8:00-9:30 pm.


Thursday 10

Information Table The class of 1997 will be selling travel mugs ($4) and tickets to the Senior Gala ($10 with MHC ID). Blanchard Campus Center, 10 am-4 pm.

Russian Language Table Abbey private dining room, noon.

Open Office Hours with President Joanne Creighton. 203 Mary Lyon Hall, 1:30- 2:30 pm.

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

Lecture "Children, Families, and Human Rights." Robert Meeropol, the younger son of Ethel and Julius Rosenberg, will speak about the work of the Rosenberg Fund for Children. Cosponsored by Amnesty International and the Office of the Chaplains. Eliot House, 4 pm.

Tea for prospective history majors. North Rockefeller living room, 4:00-5:30 pm.

Lacrosse vs. Connecticut College. Away, 4:30 pm.

Tea for prospective French majors. North Rockefeller living room, 4:30 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.

'99 Room Choosing Chapin Auditorium, 7-10 pm.

Panel Discussion Africa Peace Tour. New York Room, Mary Woolley Hall, 7-10 pm.

Japanese Tea Ceremony "Sakura Chakai." Sign up at the entrance to Eliot House. Nobue Socho Yamashita. Wa-Shin-An, Eliot House, 7:30-8:30 pm.

Lecture "Edith Wharton and Henry James." Dr. R. W. B. Lewis, Pulitzer Prize winner for his biography on Wharton and author of several scholarly works on The Jameses. New York Room, Mary Woolley Hall, 7:30-9:00 pm.

Presentation and Booksigning "I Am Beautiful: A Celebration of Women in Their Own Words," by Dana Carpenter. This reading will explore the concept of beauty through excerpts from ten short essays and photographs of women. Body Image Awareness Week. 207 Blanchard Campus Center, 7:30-8:30 pm.

Theater Devotees in the Garden of Love. Written and directed by Suzan-Lori Parks '85. A mother helps her daughter hunt for a husband--but live men are hard to find because there is a war going on. Discussion after performance with Parks and the cast. Admission $1. Rooke Theater, 8 pm.


Friday 11

Golf vs. Penn State. Continues through 4/13. Away.

Information Table Body Image Awareness Week. See 4/7. Blanchard Campus Center, 11 am-2 pm.

Lecture Children's Literature Series with Shulamith Levey Oppenheim. Tower Room, 501 Clapp Laboratory, 11 am-noon.

Lecture/Discussion with Franz Müeller, member of Die Weisse Rose, a German resistance group that fought against the Nazis, and cofounder of the White Rose Foundation, an organization that combats global racism. Stimson Room, Williston Library, 2-4 pm.

Meeting for first-year students: "Planning for Next Semester and Beyond." Panel discussion with Leah Glasser, dean of first-year studies, on meeting with advisers and selecting fall courses; Ruth Bass Green, associate dean of studies for sophomores and multicultural affairs, on moving toward a major and plans for sophomore year; Joanne Picard, assistant dean of international affairs, on planning for study abroad, academic leaves, and the Twelve College Exchange; and Candace Schuller, director of employer relations for the Career Development Center (CDC), on using the CDC as a resource. Gamble Auditorium, 2 pm.

Softball vs. Smith College. Home, 3:30 pm.

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

Discussion Asian Awareness Month talk with Saurabh Dube. He will be speaking on religion in colonial and postcolonial south Asia. New York Room, Mary Woolley Hall, 4:20-6:30 pm.

Shabbat Service followed by Kosher/Hallal dinner and Israeli folk dancing. RSVP x2054 by noon 4/10. Eliot House, 5:30 pm.

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

Theater Devotees in the Garden of Love. See 4/10. Admission $4 general, $2 students and seniors. Continues April 12-13. Rooke Theater, 8 pm.


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