The CSJ calendar is now being compiled by a computer program used by the Office of Student Activities. It is crucial that all calendar listings be sent to Cindy Benoit in Student Activities in Blanchard by the 3 pm deadline each Friday. Even if you don't need to reserve a room or need other services for your event, you must give information to Cindy to have it appear in the CSJ calendar.
Only notices (items that don't involve events) should be sent to Emily Weir (firstname.lastname@example.org) in the Office of Communications.
Lecture "Conditioned Immune Responses: The Role of Conditioning in Drug Therapy (The Placebo Effect?)." Robert Ader, George L. Engel Professor of Psychosocial Medicine at the Center for Psychoneuroimmunology Research at the University of Rochester Medical Center and an expert in the field of mind and body integration. His work was featured in the PBS series Healing and the Mind, narrated by Bill Moyers, and has received international acclaim from scholars across a wide variety of disciplines. Some scholars regard him as a founder of the new field of psychoneuroimmunology, the study of the integration between the brain and the immune system (the relationship between the body and the mind). Reception at 5:30 in Reese Psychology and Education Building lobby. Talk in Hooker Auditorium, 6:30 pm (not 4 pm as advertised previously).
Exhibition On the Nature of Landscape. Continues through December 15. MHC Art Museum, Tuesday-Friday, 11 am-5 pm; Saturday-Sunday, 1-5 pm.
Exhibition Landscapes on Paper: Works of Art from the Collection. Continues through December 15. MHC Art Museum, Tuesday-Friday, 11 am-5 pm; Saturday-Sunday, 1-5 pm.
Exhibition Roy Neuberger and American Modernism at the Mount Holyoke Art Museum. Continues through December 15. MHC Art Museum. Tuesday-Friday, 11 am-5 pm; Saturday-Sunday, 1-5 pm.
Photo ID Session To get a photo ID, bring a white card to the photo session. Students get white cards from the registrar's office, faculty and staff get cards at human resources. Kendall Hall, Monday&endash;Friday, 8 am-10 pm; Saturday, 8 am-9 pm; and Sunday, noon-8 pm.
Volleyball Volleyball Hall of Fame. Continues through Saturday, 10/24. Home and at Smith, 8 am.
Cross Country Seven Sisters tournament. Continues through Saturday, 10/24. Home, 8 am.
Tennis New England Women's Invitational Tennis Tournament (NEWITT). Continuing through Sunday, 10/25. Away, 8 am.
Office Hours with President Creighton. 203 Mary Lyon Hall, 11 am-noon.
Meeting SPS (Society of Physics Students). All welcome. Come and find out what physicists talk about over lunch (no, it isn't all physics). Dining room, MacGregor Hall, noon.
Memorial Service for Professor Emeritus Lucy W. Pickett '25 and Professor Emeritus Anna J. Harrison. Sponsored by Chemistry Department. Abbey Chapel, 12:15 pm.
Lunch followed by Jumma Prayer. Eliot House, 12:30 pm.
Workshop Fellowship application skills. Career Development Center, 1 pm.
Meeting January and summer internships. Career Development Center, 3 pm.
Workshop "Whole Body" speech. This speaking workshop focuses on improving body language and voice. Practice your speaking skills in a safe environment and learn how to use your body and your voice to your advantage. Sponsored by the Writing Center. 108 Porter Hall, 4 pm.
Shabbat Service followed by Kosher dinner. RSVP x2054 or email eliot-rsvp by 2 pm on Thursday, 10/22. Eliot House, 5 pm.
Book Reading Novelist and poet Lynne Hugo will read from her new novel, Swimming Lessons. Sponsored by the Odyssey Bookshop. Blanchard Campus Center, 7:30 pm.
Lecture Part of "Theatre in the World." Keynote speaker Tina Packer, founding artistic director of Shakespeare and Company, will speak on "Women and the Future of American Theater." Rooke Theater, 8:30 pm.
Cross Country See Friday, 10/23. Ends today.
Volleyball See Friday, 10/23. Ends today.
Tennis See Friday, 10/23.
Riding vs. University of Massachusetts. UMass, 8 am.
Discussion "Life Stories/Life Choices." Part of "Theater in the World." Rooke Theater, 9 am.
Performance Workshop with visiting artist Robbie McCauley; Kathryn Gagnon '55, Penumbra Theater, St. Paul. Pratt Hall, 11 am.
Soccer vs. Clark. Clark, noon.
Field Hockey vs. Clark. Home, 1 pm.
Open Rehearsal Suzan-Lori Parks, '85, directing a reading of her new play. Sponsored by Rooke Theater. New York Room, Mary Woolley Hall, 2 pm.
Film Where is Stephanie?, a documentary by Bess O'Brien '81. Discussion with director follows. Part of "Theater in the World." Gamble Auditorium, 2:30 pm.
Discussion "Auditioning for Commercials" with Karen Benson '63. Part of "Theater in the World." Rooke Theater, 3:30 pm.
Discussion "Summer Theater" with Jim Cavanaugh and Susan Daniels '79. Part of "Theater in the World." Rooke Theater, 4:30 pm.
Special Event In The Blood, a play written and directed by Suzan-Lori Parks '85 and featuring Robbie McCauley and Rochelle Calhoun '83. Part of "Theater in the World." Talkback with playwright and cast follows performance. Rooke Theater, 8:30 pm.
Las Vegas Night Enjoy some gambling and dancing at one of Mount Holyoke's traditions. Sponsored by The Network Program Board. Admission is $8 in advance, $10 at the door. Chapin Auditorium, 10 pm-midnight; activities also in Blanchard Campus Center, 10 pm-2 am.
Tennis See Friday, 10/23. Ends today.
Discussion "Where Do We Go From Here?" Part of "Theater in the World." Rooke Theater, 9:30 am.
Roman Catholic Mass followed by brunch in South Rocky Private Dining Room. Abbey Chapel, 11 am.
Ecumenical Worship Service Abbey small chapel, 4 pm.
Meeting WMHC board. 212 Blanchard Campus Center, 8 pm.
Office Hours with President Joanne Creighton. 203 Mary Lyon Hall, 2 pm.
Meeting January and summer internships. Career Development Center, 3 pm.
Broadcast WMHC broadcasts "Mount Holyoke Talks." 91.5 FM, 4-5 pm.
Lecture 1998 fall seminar series, sponsored by the biology department. Kenneth Campbell Ph.D., Professor of Biology, University of Massachusetts, Boston. "Human Reproduction in the Third World: Do Hormones Have Anything to Do With It?" Refreshments served in 126 Clapp Laboratory at 4 pm; Lecture in 120 Clapp Laboratory, 4:15 pm.
Workshop Resume writing. Career Development Center, 4:30 pm.
German Language Table Dining Room, MacGregor Hall, 5:30 pm.
Japanese Language Table Private dining room, South Rocky Hall, 5:30 pm.
Workshop "From Perfectionism to Paralysis: Strategies to Deal With Perfectionist Syndrome and Writer's Block." How can you channel that perfectionist inside who won't let you write a word? Learn strategies for facing the blank page without beating yourself up in the process. Sponsored by Writing Center. 212 Blanchard Campus Center, 7 pm.
Information Meeting AC Nielson BASES Worldwide Company. Career Development Center, 7 pm.
Field Hockey NEWMAC. Location to be announced, 8 am.
Meeting Independent research information meeting for all students in psychology, psychology and education, and neuroscience and behavior. All students thinking about doing independent research should attend. Faculty members will discuss available opportunities, as well as steps involved in arranging an advisor and setting up a research project. Bring your own lunch. Door prize: two tickets to Tower Theater. 302 Reese Psychology and Education Building, noon.
Chinese Language Table Abbey private dining room, noon-1pm.
Soccer NEWMAC. Away, 2:30 pm.
Fair Law, Public Policy, and International Relations Fair. Approximately fifty law, international, and public policy representatives will be on campus to discuss their schools with students. Chapin Auditorium, 3:30 pm.
Meeting for students contemplating graduate work and possible careers in teaching. Sponsored by English department. 202 Clapp Laboratory, 4 pm.
Workshop Italian Club. All students interested in Italian culture are welcome. Meets before the language table dinner. Sponsored by the Italian department, Ham Hall dining room, 5 pm.
Workshop Interviewing skills. Career Development Center, 6:30 pm.
Volleyball vs. Springfield. Home, 7 pm.
Film Berlin: Symphony of a City (1927) directed by Walther Ruttmann (documentary, silent). Sponsored by German department. 109 Ciruti Center, 7:15 pm.
Workshop on immigration. Sponsored by International Affairs. Hooker Auditorium, 7:30 pm.
Film Elektreia, directed by Miklos Jancso. Sponsored by the classics department. 101 Dwight Hall, 7:30 pm.
Lecture "Girlz II Men: Gender at Play in Japanese Popular Culture." Kathleen Zane, Aoyama Gakuin University, Japan. Zane will present examples of gender and ethnic cross-dressing in contemporary Japanese visual culture, from the museum work of artist Yasumasa Morimura to a televised singing contest for cross-dressers. These examples form part of her discussion of the interplay of possibilities for Japanese girls of resisting and subverting the gender codes implicit in male transvestism. Five College Women's Studies Research Center, 7:30 pm.
Lecture "An Evening of Poetry and Farce" with Brad Leithouser and Mark O'Donnell. Poet/novelist Leithauser will read from The Odd Last Thing She Did and Let Nothing You Dismay. Odyssey Bookshop, 7:30 pm.
Meeting AIDS Awareness Coalition. 212 Blanchard Campus Center, 9 pm.
Meeting Employee service awards. 215 Blanchard Campus Center, 12:30 pm.
Meeting Twelve-College exchange information for 1999-2000 applicants. Come find out about application procedures, requirements, policies and deadlines. Catalogs for host schools available on reserve in the library. Student evaluation forms available for review, Dean of the College Office, 202 Mary Lyon. Application forms available at meeting, or third floor Mary Lyon. Applications will not be handed out before the meeting. 101 Dwight Hall, 4 pm.
Zazen Meditation "Fact and Story Line." Practice and discussion with the Reverend Issho Fujita. Eliot House, 4 pm.
Masterclass Susan Glasser conducts a masterclass for flutists and discusses general practice techniques for all instrumentalists. Warbeke Room, Pratt Hall, 4 pm.
Lecture "Imagining and Rendering Landscape on Stage." Director Joyce Devlin, theater department, and Leandro Soto, scene designer of Dancing at Lughnasa, examine the highly evocative western Ireland setting of this work. Rooke Theater, 4 pm.
Workshop Cover letter writing. Career Development Center, 4:30 pm.
Rosary Prayer Abbey small chapel, 5 pm.
Support Group for women who are in recovery or concerned about their use of alcohol and/or drugs. Sponsored by the Alcohol and Drug Awareness Project, facilitated by Susan McCarthy. This group will explore women's unique experiences with alcohol and other drugs with a focus on the recovery process. The group will develop a network of support and resources for participants. This support group is confidential, free, and open to all MHC students and alumnae. 1 Safford Hall, 7 pm.
Information Meeting Motorola Company. Career Development Center, 7 pm.
Meeting Amnesty International. Intercultural Lounge, 202 Blanchard Campus Center, 7:30 pm.
Lecture Linda Lucia Meccouri. Sponsored by Alcohol Awareness Project. New York Room, Mary Woolley Hall, 7:30 pm.
Film Crime and Punishment, directed by Lev Kulijanov. Sponsored by the Russian Department. 101 Dwight Hall, 7:30 pm.
Lecture "American Labor and America's Future." Teacher, writer, and former trade union organizer Stanley Aronowitz will read from and discuss his new book, From the Ashes of the Old: American Labor and America's Future. Odyssey Bookshop, 7:30 pm.
Meeting College Republicans. 212 Blanchard Campus Center, 8 pm.
Lecture "Spectroscopy and Reaction Dynamics of Hydroxyl Radicals in Encounters with Molecular Hydrogen." Professor Martha I. Lester, University of Pennsylvania. L1 Cleveland Hall, 8 pm.
Field Hockey NEWMAC. Location to be announced, 8 am.
Information Meeting Microsoft Company. Career Development Center, 11:30 am.
Interfaith Prayer Lunch with Sr. Anita Magovern. RSVP x2054 or email eliot-rsvp by 2 pm on Wednesday, 10/28. Eliot House, noon.
Soccer NEWMAC. Location to be announced, 2:30 pm.
Information Meeting Americorps. 212 Blanchard Campus Center, 4 pm.
Interfaith Dinner "The Book of Genesis From a Muslim Perspective" with Shamshad Sheikh and UMMA. RSVP x2054 or email eliot-rsvp by 2 pm on Wednesday, 10/28. Eliot House, 5:30 pm.
Lecture "Impressionism: Monet Paints a Picture." Robert L. Herbert, Andrew W. Mellon Professor of Humanities, emeritus. In conjunction with the exhibition On the Nature of Landscape. Gamble Auditorium, 7 pm.
Lecture Russian Department. Hooker Auditorium, 7 pm.
Workshop Funding for study abroad. Career Development Center, 7 pm.
Lecture "Reporting Under Fire: A Journalist in the Caucasian War Zone." New York Times correspondent Thomas Goltz will speak on his experiences as a reporter based in the city of Baku. Reception immediately following. (not in the New York Room as advertised). Willits-Hallowell, 7 pm.
Book Reading The Healing Connection: How Women Form Relationships in Therapy and in Life, with Jean Baker Miller and Irene Stiver. Please refrain from using perfumes and other scented products. Sponsored by Five College Women's Studies Research Center. New York Room, Mary Woolley Hall, 7:30 pm.
The Ratt Blanchard Campus Center, 10:30 pm.
Family Weekend Registration. 215 Blanchard Campus Center, 10 am.
Meeting 12-step retreat. Sponsored by Health Center. 212 Blanchard Campus Center, noon.
Meeting Society of Physics Students. See Friday, 10/23.
Lunch followed by Jumma prayers. Eliot House, noon.
Meeting study abroad information session. New York Room, Mary Woolley Hall, 2 pm.
Workshop Career Development Center orientation. Career Development Center, 3 pm.
Reception Family Weekend reception with the president, faculty and administrators to welcome Family Weekend guests. Willits-Hallowell Center, 4 pm.
Shabbat Service followed by Kosher dinner. RSVP x2054 or email eliot-rsvp by 2 pm on Wednesday, 10/28. Eliot House, 5 pm.
Film As Good As It Gets. Academy Award winners Jack Nicholson and Helen Hunt star as friends who form an unlikely bond. Sponsored by Film Society. Admission is $2. Gamble Auditorium, 7:00 and 9:30 pm.
Just Fun Third annual haunted house and hayride. Everyone is welcome to be frightened for five minutes for $3 per person. Sponsored by La Unidad. Eliana Ortega Cultural Center, 7 pm.
Family Weekend Welcome from President Joanne Creighton and keynote address by Beverly Tatum, dean of the College. Chapin Auditorium, 7:30 pm.
Meeting Alcoholics Anonymous. 212 Blanchard Campus Center, 9 pm.