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Monday 2/3 Tuesday 2/4 Wednesday 2/5 Thursday 2/6
Sunday, 2/2
Concert The 19th annual Silver Chord Bowl, emceed by President Carol Christ and Northampton Mayor Clare Higgins. Featuring a cappella groups from Smith (the Noteables); Amherst College; Yale, Boston and Wesleyan universities; and the universities of Michigan and Pennsylvania. Tickets: $8 in advance at numerous local locations; $10 at the door. For credit card ticket orders, call 413-587-1269. For more information, consult www.northamptonarts council.org. (See story at www.smith.edu/news.) 2 p.m., John M. Greene Hall*

Monday, 2/3

Lectures/Symposia

Lecture “The Inescapable Art of Bridges.” Andrew Guswa, engineering. Part of LSS 100, Issues in Landscape Studies. This two-credit course for students, which meets weekly, is offered as S/NC only and may be taken twice for credit. For more information, contact Professor Ann Leone (aleone@smith.edu or ext. 3364). 4 p.m., Wright Hall Auditorium*

Biological sciences colloquium Poster presentations. Refreshments preceding in foyer. 4:30 p.m., McConnell B05

Lecture “Revisiting the Narrative of the Modern Civil Rights Movement: The Pursuit of Racial Equality in Peoria, Illinois.” James R. Ralph, Jr., history, Middlebury College. 4:50 p.m., Seelye 101*

Meetings/Workshops

Study-abroad informational session Weekly meeting reviews opportunities and procedures, and includes a question-and-answer period. 4 p.m., Third Floor Resource Room, Clark

CDO infosession Architecture Q&A with Gretchen Schneider, architect. Discuss summer jobs, graduate school and portfolios.
7 p.m., CDO, Drew

Other Events/Activities

Language lunch tables French, Italian. Noon, Duckett Special Dining Rooms A, B

Yoga class Noncredit, for students. All levels. 4:45-6 p.m., Davis Ballroom

Kickboxing class Noncredit, for students. Show up any time. 7:30-8:20 p.m., Ainsworth Gym

Lectures/Symposia

Sigma Xi luncheon talk “In Quest for New Physics.” Piotr Decowski, physics. Open to faculty, emeriti and staff. Noon, College Club, Lower Level

Lecture “From Mass Media to Metaphor: AIDS and Its Representations.” First of two slide lectures by Robert Atkins, art critic and activist. (See story at www.smith.edu/news.)
7 p.m., Graham Hall, Hillyer, Brown Fine Arts Center*

Lecture “Oil and Water: The New Flashpoints of Conflict.” Michael Klare, Five College professor and director of Peace and World Security Studies. Keynote for the lecture series “Environmental Conflict or Sustainable Peace?” Sponsors: Environmental Science and Policy Program; Botanic Garden; Landscape Studies Program. (See story at www.smith.edu/news.) 7:30 p.m., Seelye 106*

Five College-University Geology Lecture Series 2002–03 “Gneiss Domes and Orogeny.” Donna I. Whitney, geology and geophysics, University of Minnesota. 7:30 p.m., McConnell Auditorium*

Performing Arts/Films

Music in the Noon Hour Ron Gorevic, viola. 12:30 p.m., Sweeney Concert Hall, Sage*

Film Sweet Home Alabama. Sponsored by Rec Council. 9 p.m., Wright Auditorium*

Meetings/Workshops

Weight Watchers at Work 12:15-1:45 p.m., Neilson Browsing Room

Praxis information session 7 p.m., Neilson Browsing Room

SGA Senate meeting Open forum. All students welcome. 7:15 p.m., Seelye 201

Religious Life

Episcopal Fellowship meets for worship, friendship and fun. Eucharist, fellowship and light lunch provided. Students, faculty, staff and friends are welcome. Noon, St. John’s Episcopal Church Living Room*

Sahaja yoga Practice meditation and learn techniques. Newcomers welcome. 7–8:30 p.m., Bodman Lounge, Chapel*

Sacred harp Weekly singing of shape note music from the historical and ongoing tradition of sacred harp. Loaner books available. All welcome. 7-10 p.m., Chapel*

Other Events/Activities

Language lunch tables Korean, German. Noon, Duckett Special Dining Rooms A, B (alternate weekly)

President’s open hours First come, first served. 4-5 p.m., College Hall 20

S.O.S. Community Service Fair Representatives from nonprofit community-based agencies will be available to provide information on how to make a difference in the community. 7-8:30 p.m., Davis Ballroom

Aerobics class Noncredit, for students. Show up any time. 7:30-8:20 p.m., ESS Fitness Studio
Lectures/Symposia

Women & Financial Independence Lecture Series “Entrepreneur-ship.” A comprehensive survey of the entrepre-neurial process. Topics: moving from concept to business plan, funding and venture capital, and women and entrepre-neurship. Lunch served to first 70 attendees. Noon, Neilson Library Browsing Room

Chemistry/Biochemistry lunch chat An informal departmental seminar for students and faculty. 12:10-1:10 p.m., McConnell 403A

Meetings/Workshops

CDO infosession “Acing Your Interview.”
5 p.m. CDO, Drew

Religious Life

Catholic Adas gathering and informal discussion/reflection. Lunch served. All welcome. Noon, Bodman Lounge, Chapel

Buddhist meditation 7:15 p.m., Bodman Lounge, Chapel

Other Events/Activities

Language lunch tables Spanish and Portuguese. Noon, Duckett Special Dining Rooms A, B

Classics lunch Noon, Duckett Special Dining Room C

Yoga class Noncredit, for students. All levels. 4:45-6 p.m., Davis Ballroom

Social events coordinator dinner 5:45 p.m., Duckett Special Dining Room C

Squash vs. Wesleyan. 7 p.m., Ainsworth Squash Courts

Kickboxing class Noncredit, for students. Show up any time. 7:30-8:20 p.m., ESS Fitness Studio
Lectures/Symposia

Women & Financial Independence Lecture series “Principles of Investing.” Roger Kaufman, economics. An introduction to the theory of portfolio diversification and its relationship to risk and return. Topics: investing and the life cycle, stocks, bonds, and interpreting financial statements. Lunch served to first 70 attendees. Noon, Neilson Library Browsing Room

Liberal Arts Luncheon lecture “Adventures in Assessing Children’s Language--What Is a Disorder and What Is a Dialect (and Is That a Dirty Word)?” Jill G. and Peter A. de Villiers, Sophia and Austin Smith Professors of Psychology. Sponsor: Committee on Academic Priorities. Noon, College Club, Lower Level

Annual Blakeslee Lecture “Image-Guided Surgery.” W. Eric L. Grimson, computer science and engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology. 5 p.m., McConnell Auditorium

Performing Arts/Films

CDO infosession Student internship panel on arts. 5 p.m., Seelye 207

Jittery’s Live presents Meghan Toohey and Emma Pascarella ’05. Celebrate the opening of Jittery’s spring series with these two remarkable performers. 9 p.m., Davis, Downstairs*

Film Sweet Home Alabama. Sponsored by Rec Council. 9 p.m., Wright Auditorium*

Religious Life

Drop-in stress reduction and relaxation class with Hayat Nancy Abuza. Refresh body, mind and spirit. Open to all Five College students, staff and faculty. Sponsor: Office of the Chaplains. 4:30-5:30 p.m., Wright Common Room

Genesis Gospel Choir rehearsal Anyone with a love of music and singing is welcome.
6:30 p.m., Chapel*

Intervarsity Christian Fellowship All welcome. 8-9:30 p.m., Wright Common Room

Other Events/Activities

Yoga class Noncredit, for students. All levels. 7:45-9 a.m., Davis Ballroom

Language lunch tables Japanese, Russian. Noon, Duckett Special Dining Rooms A, B (alternate weekly)

Glee Club lunch table Noon, Duckett Special Dining Room C

SGA president’s open hours Share your concerns and ideas with Lindsey Watson, SGA president. 1-5 p.m., Clark 201

Step intervals class Noncredit, for students. Show up any time. 7:30-8:20 p.m., ESS Fitness Studio
Friday 2/7 Saturday 2/8 Sunday 2/9 Exhibitions
Lectures/Symposia

Biological Sciences lunchbag A departmental seminar for students and faculty. 12:10-1:10 p.m., Burton 101

Annual Kathleen Ridder Conference “Women of Courage: Whistleblowers in the Public Interest.” (See box, above.) 3:30 p.m.

Performing Arts/Films

Concert featuring the band “Sallie.” 7 p.m., Field House*

Concert Elizabethan lute songs of John Dowland, Lawes, Morley, Campian, and songs of the English theatre performed by Jane Bryden, soprano, and Stanley Charkey, lute. 8 p.m., Sweeney Concert Hall, Sage*

Religious Life

Ecumenical Christian Community Protestant students organization gathers for fun, food and fellowship. All welcome. 5-7 p.m., Bodman Lounge, Chapel

Shabbat Services Dinner follows in the Kosher Kitchen, Dawes. 5:30 p.m., Dewey Common Room.

Other Events/Activities

Language lunch table Chinese. Noon, Duckett Special Dining Room A

Diversity Awareness Tea for first-years. Join the 2006 class cabinet for tea with a twist. Discuss diversity on our campus and learn about the events of last year. 4 p.m., Tyler House Living Room

Lectures/Symposia

Annual Kathleen Ridder Conference “Women of Courage: Whistleblowers in the Public Interest.” (See box, page 1.)

Performing Arts/Films

Theater The Vagina Monologues. A student-run performance. Tickets: $5 at the door. Proceeds will benefit local agencies working to end violence in the community. 8 p.m., John M. Greene Hall*

Other Events/Activities

Track and field Smith coed invitational.
10 a.m., ITT*

Swimming and Diving vs. Mount Holyoke.
1 p.m., Dalton Pool, Ainsworth*

Squash vs. Connecticut College. 1 p.m., Ainsworth Squash Courts*
Lectures/Symposia

Gallery of Readers Lida Lewis and Robin Hayden will read from their work. Sponsor: American studies. 4 p.m., Neilson Browsing Room*

Religious Life

Interdenominational Protestant community worship and Roman Catholic Eucharistic Liturgy with the Rev. Dr. Leon Tilson Burrows, Rev. G. Simon Harak, S.J., and Elizabeth Carr, Catholic chaplain. Brunch follows. All welcome. 10:30 a.m., Chapel

Installation of Rabbi Bruce Bromberg Seltzer as chaplain to the college and advisor to the Jewish community. Reception follows in the Alumnae House Living Room. All welcome. 2:30 p.m., Chapel*
The Twenty-one Taras Paintings by Joan Bredin Price. Sponsors: Art department; East Asian Studies Program. Through February 11. Jannotta Gallery, Hillyer, Brown Fine Arts Center*

The Garden in Winter: Gardening Books and Drawings from the Mortimer Rare Book Room. Through March 31. Book Arts Gallery, Third Floor, Neilson Library*

Favorite Places Past and present painting and oil pastels of favorite landscapes by Cambridge artist Ellen Stutman. Through March 28. Alumnae House Gallery*

Plant Spirals: Beauty You Can Count On Through March. Church Exhibition Gallery, Botanic Garden

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