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FRIDAY 27

Exhibition Celebrating the 75th Anniversary of the Glascock Poetry Contest features material concerning the history of this prestigious competition. Letters and photographs relating to many of the distinguished poets who have participated in the contest, including William Carlos Williams, W.H. Auden, Louise Bogan, Marianne Morre, Sylvia Plath, James Merrill, Maxine Kumin, and Katha Pollitt. On display through April 23. Archives Lobby, Dwight Hall.

Exhibition Abstract Designs from the Earth features a selection of dazzling cibachrome photographs of minerals and rocks taken from thin slices of these materials, sawn at angles to reveal designs that sometimes resemble miniature desert scenes or plant-like forms. On display through April 5. Art Museum, Tuesday-Friday, 11 am-5 pm; Saturday-Sunday, 1-5 pm.

Exhibition Modern Painting and Sculpture from the Collection. On display through April 19. Art Museum, Tuesday-Friday, 11 am-5 pm; Saturday-Sunday, 1-5 pm.

French Lunch Table Come join us for relaxed conversation in French. All levels welcome. Venez nombreux! Abbey private dining room, noon.

Friday Prayer Shamshad Sheikh. Muslim Prayer Room, Eliot House, 1 pm.

Conference For MHC students and delegates from former seven sister colleges to attend lectures and panels on "Ethics." Blanchard Campus Center, 1:00-6:30 pm.

Workshop "Thesis Support Group." Sponsored by Speaking, Arguing, Writing (SAW) Program. 110 Shattuck Hall, 3:30-5:30 pm.

Shabbat Services Followed by dinner, 6:30 pm. RSVP required, call x2054 or email eliot-rsvp@mtholyoke.edu by 2 pm Thursday 3/26. Eliot House Lounge, 5:30 pm.

Film Grosse Point Blank. Admission $2. Gamble Auditorium, 7 and 9:30 pm.

Meeting Intervarsity Christian Fellowship. Tower Room, Clapp Laboratory, 7:30 pm.

Faculty Show Chapin Auditorium, 7:30-9:30 pm.

Something Every Friday "I'm Out. Are You Jealous?" Jason Stuart. One of the hottest gay comedians on the professional circuit, Stuart shares his own life experiences from childhood to the present and insights on the most pressing social and political issues we face today. Blanchard Campus Center, 10 pm.

Coffeehouse A Cappella groups Voices of Faith and Cornerstone. Torrey living room, 10-midnight.

SATURDAY 28

Meeting Alumnae Outreach Committee, Faculty Club Room, Willits Hallowell, 9 am-4 pm.

Lecture (Seven College Conference) Keynote speakers Leroy and Jane Moser. Blanchard Campus Center, 10:00-11:30 am.

Panel Discussion (Seven College Conference) "Media Manipulation and Issues in Media Ethics." Mary Clayton Crozier '46. MHC students must pre-register Friday, 3/27 in Blanchard Campus Center. 212 Blanchard Campus Center, 1:30-3:00 pm.

Panel Discussion (Seven College Conference) "Choices We Make--Ethics in Civil Disobedience." Frances Crowe; Jean Grossholtz, politics; Andrea Ayvazian, Protestant chaplain. MHC students must pre-register Friday, 3/27 in Blanchard Campus Center. 202 Skinner Hall, 1:30-3:00 pm.

Panel Discussion (Seven College Conference) "Medical Miracles, AIDS Cocktails, and Dolly the Sheep-- A Discussion About Medical Ethics." Katherine Lavallee '82, Halina Wiczyk, Brian Stiltner, religion. MHC students must pre-register Friday, 3/27 in Blanchard Campus Center. 210 Skinner Hall, 1:30-3:00 pm.

Panel Discussion (Seven College Conference) "The Legal Limit: Perspectives in Legal Ethics." Lisa Conti D'Antonio '88. MHC students must pre-register Friday, 3/27 in Blanchard Campus Center. 216 Skinner Hall, 3:30-5:00 pm.

Panel Discussion (Seven College Conference) "Merchants of Death or Helpful Allies: The Ethics of Arms Sales." Michael Klare, Director, Five College Peace and World Security Studies Program. MHC students must pre-register Friday, 3/27 in Blanchard Campus Center. 210 Skinner Hall, 3:30-5:00 pm.

Gospel Jam Performances by Christian a cappella groups from various colleges. Abbey Chapel, 4:00-6:15 pm.

Film Society Grosse Point Blank. Admission $2. Gamble Auditorium, 7 and 9:30 pm.

KoffeeHaüs Folk singer from New York City and MHC's own Faith Brainerd '00, and Kirsten Williams '98. North Mandelle living room, 8-10 pm.

Party "80s Prom." Come listen to a wide range of 80s music in your favorite 80s attire. Admission $1 for non-Mandelle residents. South Mandelle living room, 10 pm-2 am.

SUNDAY 29

Small Group Discussion (Seven College Conference) Participants only. 111, 207, 212, 215 Blanchard Campus Center and 212 Skinner Hall, 10-11 am.

Roman Catholic Mass Abbey Chapel, 11 am.

Meeting to plan future Seven College Conferences. Participants only. 212 Blanchard Campus Center, 11 am-noon.

Workshop "Camera II." A continuation of the video camera workshop focusing on advanced production skills. 101 Dwight Hall, 1-3 pm.

Music Performance Mary Haddad '98. Pratt Auditorium, 2 pm.

Protestant Worship Senior Sermon by Erin McCoy '98. Abbey Small Chapel, 4:15 pm.

Film Blow-up. Gamble Auditorium, 7 pm.

Meeting College Democrats. Women in Politics Room, Williston Library, 7 pm.

Meeting Debate Team. 210 Skinner Hall, 7:30-10:00 pm.

Performance "Kitanodai Gagaku Kenkyu-Kai (The Imperial Music of Japan.)" Gagaku, the highest form of Japanese classical music, has been performed in the royal court since the tenth century. Chapin Auditorium, Mary Woolley Hall, 8-10 pm.

Senior Social with coffee grind. Blanchard Campus Center, 9 pm-midnight.

MONDAY 30

Prospective Majors Tea Mathematics, statistics, and computer science. 416 Clapp Laboratory, 3:30-5:00 pm.

Seminar "The Androgen Receptor Gene and Prostate Cancer." Mary-Ellen Taplin '82, UMass Medical Center. Refreshments in 126 Clapp Laboratory, 4 pm; seminar in 120 Clapp Laboratory, 4:15 pm.

Community Discussion "Center for Leadership and Public Interest Advocacy; Speaking, Arguing, and Writing Program." Eva Paus and Lee Bowie. New York Room, Mary Woolley Hall, 4:00-5:30 pm.

Works-in-Progress Talk "Victims or Guardian Angels? Third World Women in Development Discourse." Kiran Asher, women's studies. Sponsored by The Five College Women's Studies Research Center. Dickinson House living room, 4:30 pm.

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

Japanese Language Table Are you interested in Japanese and Japanese culture? Then join our table. South Rocky private dining room, 5:30-6:30 pm.

Follow-up Session For those who attended STD focus groups in February on genital herpes. 207 Blanchard Campus Center, 7:30-8:00 pm.

Meeting WMHC. 212 Blanchard Campus Center, 10:00-11:30 pm.

TUESDAY 31

Prospective Majors Tea Biology, biochemistry, and neuroscience. 126 Clapp Laboratory, 4-5 pm.

Prospective Majors Tea Politics. North Rockefeller living room, 4:30-5:30 pm.

Lecture "The Boston Tea Party of Okakura Kakuzo." Christopher Benfey, English and American studies. He will discuss the popularity of the Japanese tea ceremony in Boston social circles following the 1906 publication of Okakura Kakuzo's The Book of Tea. 101 Dwight Hall, 4:30 pm.

Italian Language Table Do you know how to pronounce the word "precipitevelossimevolmente?" Come join us and you'll know. Ham dining room, 5:30-6:30 pm.

Community Discussion "Aspirations for Student Life: A Conversation with the Incoming Dean of the College." Beverly Daniel Tatum. Morrison Room, Willits-Hallowell Center, 7:00-8:30 pm.

Meeting Korean American Christian Fellowship. 215 Blanchard Campus Center, 7-10 pm.

Colloquium "American National Security Thinking After the Cold War: Language, Gender, and Institutional Culture." Carol Cohn, Bowdoin College. Sponsored by The Five College Women's Studies Research Center. Dickinson House living room, 7:30 pm.

Follow-up Session For those who attended STD focus groups in February on genital herpes. 207 Blanchard Campus Center, 7:30-8:00 pm.

Discussion "Alcohol and Other Drugs in the Lesbian/Bisexual Community." Panel featuring Lauri Turkovsky, health educator and coordinator of the UMass Queer Peer Ed Program, and MHC students in recovery. Room 207 Blanchard Campus Center, 7:30-9:00 pm.

Lecture "African Responses to U.S. Africa Policy." Activists Justin Mayunga of the Democratic Republic of the Congo, and Ezekiel Pajibo of Liberia. Part of the New England "Africa Peace Tour" by American Friends Service Committee. New York Room, Mary Woolley Hall, 7:30-9:00 pm.

Meeting SGA Senate. Gamble Auditorium, 7:30-10:00 pm.

WEDNESDAY 1

Photo ID Sessions Students and faculty should pick up temporary ID cards from the registrar's office; staff should pick up cards from human resources. Guest IDs available at Kendall Hall. Temporary IDs must be brought to the photo ID session. 117 Blanchard Campus Center, 11 am-noon.

Meetings A Remillard Insurance Agency agent will be on campus for pre-scheduled appointments only, bring copies of your current insurance policies. Call Human Resources, x2503, for an appointment. 215 Blanchard Campus Center, 11 am-2 pm.

Spanish Language Table South Rocky private dining room, noon.

Prospective Majors Tea Philosophy. 217 Skinner Hall, noon-1:00 pm.

Lecture "An Introduction to the Music." Michael Marissen, music, Swarthmore College. In conjunction with "Crown of Thorns: Controversies surrounding Bach's St. John Passion." Warbeke Room, Pratt Hall, 2:30-3:50 pm.

Stimson Room Tea No pearls required. Stimson Room, Williston Library, 4 pm.

Zazen Meditation "Naturalness." Practice and discussion. Issho Fujita. Wa-Shin-An, Eliot House, 4:00-5:15 pm.

Prospective Majors Tea Asian Studies. 212 Blanchard Campus Center, 4:00-5:30 pm.

German Language Table Mac Gregor Hall dining room, 5:30 pm.

Chinese Language Table Ham Hall dining room, 5:30-6:30 pm.

Career Development Center (CDC) Workshop "Presenting Yourself at the NFP and Public Service Career Fairs." CDC 6:30-7:30 pm.

Meeting College Republicans. 210 Skinner Hall, 7 pm.

Film Volga Volga. English subtitles. Room 101 Dwight Hall, 7:30 pm.

Panel in conjunction with "Crown of Thorns: Controversies surrounding Bach's St. John Passion." Michael Marissen, music, Swarthmore College; David Berger, Jewish studies, Brooklyn College; Lydia Goehr, philosophy, Columbia University; Penny Gill, politics. Reception to follow. Gamble Auditorium, 7:30 pm.

Meeting Amnesty International. 202 Blanchard Campus Center, 7:30-8:30 pm.

Meeting Speech and Debate. 212 Skinner Hall, 7:30-9:30 pm.

Theater Performance "Not Ready for Bedtime Players." A comedy/drama show produced by UMass students. Blanchard Cafe, Blanchard Campus Center, 8-9 pm.

Meeting Spectrum. 212 Blanchard Campus Center, 8:00-9:30 pm.

THURSDAY 2

Soup, Salad and Social Change "War Tax Resistance." Betsy Corner '69. Program includes a film about Betsy's life. Simple lunch provided. RSVP required, call x2054 or email eliot-rsvp@mtholyoke.edu by 2 pm Tuesday, 3/31. Eliot House Lounge, noon.

Russian Language Table Abbey private dining room, noon-1 pm.

Prospective Majors Tea German studies. 111 Ciruti Center, 3:30-5:00 pm.

Lecture "An Introduction to the Structures and Properties of Alkalides and Electrides." Dr. Andrew Ichimura, Michigan State University. Refreshments in 208 Carr Laboratory, 4 pm; lecture in 209 Carr Laboratory, 4:15 pm.

Lecture "Secrets of Saint Basil's." Peter Scotto, Russian studies. Gamble Auditorium, 4-5 pm.

Community Discussion "Buiding a Diverse and Inclusive Community: Going Forward from Here." Rochelle Calhoun and the Committee on Multiracial Community. New York Room, Mary Woolley Hall, 4:00-5:30 pm.

CDC Workshop "HTML for the Web." Sign up required, bring PC formatted disk to workshop. CDC, 4:00-5:30 PM.

Prospective Majors Tea French. North Rockefeller living room, 4:15 pm.

Photo ID Session See Wednesday. 117 Blanchard Campus Center, 5-6 pm.

Prayer Series "Cup of Life." With Anita Magovern. Dinner provided. RSVP required, call x2054 or email eliot-rsvp@mtholyoke.edu by 2 pm Wednesday 4/1. Eliot House, 5:30 pm.

CDC Workshop "Register and Prepare for the MERC Education Job Fair." CDC, 6:30-7:45 pm.

Debate Society Practice 210 Skinner Hall, 7:00-9:30 pm.

Lecture "I Won't Think What I Won't Practice." María Lugones, Director of the Latin American and Caribbean Area Studies Program at Binghamton University. New York Room, Mary Woolley Hall, 7-10 pm.

Lecture "Remapping Identities on the Indian Subcontinent: Religion and the Partition of the Punjab." Ayesha Jalal, Associate Professor of History, Columbia University. Board Room, Willits-Hallowell Center, 7:30 pm.

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

Suitcase Ratt Pack a suitcase and come find out if you have won a trip to New York City for two! Raffle tickets sold in Blanchard Campus Center 3/23-4/2. Blanchard Campus Center, 10:30 pm-midnight.

FRIDAY 3

French Lunch Table Come join us for relaxed conversation in French. All levels welcome. Venez nombreux! Abbey private dining room, noon.

Friday Prayer Shamshad Sheikh. Muslim Prayer Room, Eliot House, noon.

XXIII Annual Undergraduate Science Symposium L-1, L-2, L-3 Cleveland Hall, 1 pm.

Film Society Sling Blade. Admission $2. Gamble Auditorium, 7 and 9:30 pm.

Meeting Intervarsity Christian Fellowship Guest speakers, fellowship and fun. All welcome. Tower Room, Clapp Laboratory, 7:30 pm.

Theater Performance "Body In Mind." One-woman independent study. Black Box, Rooke Theater, 8-9 pm.

Something Every Friday Bruce Jacques. An evening of comedy and improvisation. Blanchard Campus Center, 9 pm.


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