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Monday 11/18 Tuesday 11/19 Wednesday 11/20 Thursday 11/21
Lectures/Symposia

Biological sciences colloquium “Control of the Cell Cycle: MPF Localization and Dynamics at the G2/M Phase Transition.” Mark Terasaki, physiology, University of Connecticut Health Science Center. Refreshments precede in foyer. 4:30 p.m., McConnell B05

Performing Arts/Films

Film The Pinochet Case. Patricio Guzman’s film traces the attempts to extradite the former military dictator of Chile to Spain from England to be tried for crimes against humanity. Sponsor: Latin American and Latino/a studies. 4 p.m., Seelye 201*

Film Uncle Saddam. Sponsor: Smith World Affairs Council. 7:30 p.m., Stoddard Auditorium*

Meetings/Workshops

Study-abroad informational session Weekly meeting for interested students, including a review of opportunities and procedures, and a question-and-answer period. 4 p.m., Third Floor Resource Room, Clark Hall

Model Arab League meeting 5:45 p.m., Duckett Special Dining Room A

Open forum “Should Students Be Required to Take a Course on Issues of Diversity?” Come voice your ideas about the ongoing conversation concerning a diversity requirement. 7:30 p.m., Neilson Browsing Room

Gaia meeting Smith students for the environment. 8 p.m., Chapin Living Room

Religious Life

Keystone meeting Bible study. 7 p.m., Dewey Common Room

Other Events/Activities

SGA president’s open hours. 10 a.m.-noon, Clark 201

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 “Current Topics in Biology From a Physicist’s Point of View.” Dietrich Lueerssen, physics. Open to faculty, emeriti and staff. Noon, College Club Lower Level

Lecture “Invertebrate’s Slow Crawl Across the Salinity Divide: Colonization of Freshwater Habitats Delayed until the Late Paleozoic-Mesozoic.” Molly Miller, Vanderbilt University. Noon, Sabin-Reed 101A

Lecture and video presentation “Do Video Objects Have Tails?” Barbara Lattanzi, Harnish visiting artist in digital media. 4:10 p.m., Graham Hall, Brown Fine Arts Center*

Lecture “Judaism, Christianity, and the Dead Sea Scrolls: Light from Ancient Texts at the Crossroads of Western Civilization.” Lawrence H. Shiffman, Hebrew and Judaic studies, New York University. Sponsors: religion department; Jewish Studies Program; Lecture Committee. 7:30 p.m., Neilson Browsing Room

Lecture “Reading the Rocks in Antarctica: Uniqueness, Importance and Excitement of Geological Research on the Frozen Continent.” Molly Miller, Vanderbilt University. 7:30 p.m., McConnell B05

Poetry reading Nuala Ni Dhombnaill, William Alan Neilson Professor. Reception follows in Wright Common Room. Sponsors: comparative literature; Poetry Center. 7:30 p.m., Wright Auditorium*

Women and Financial Independence lecture series “Financing Life.” Randy Bartlett, economics, will discuss lifetime financial planning, student debt, credit, tax planning, saving for retirement and managing risk. Refreshments served. 7:30 p.m., Stoddard Auditorium

Performing Arts/Films

Music in the Noon Hour Ellen Redman, flute, and friends. 12:30 p.m., Sweeney Concert Hall, Sage*

Concert The Skeptics. 8 p.m., Davis Ballroom

Film Signs. Sponsored by the Rec Council. 9 p.m., Wright Auditorium*

Meetings/Workshops

CDO workshop Senior Q & A. “Ask the CDO.” Come with questions. Call ext. 2582 to reserve a spot. Noon, Duckett Special Dining Room C

Weight Watchers at Work Learn a healthy approach to weight loss that combines good nutrition, exercise, behavior modification and support. Fee required. 12:30 p.m., Neilson Browsing Room

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

Iraq infosession Sponsor: Smith World Affairs Council. 7:30 p.m., Graham Hall, Brown Fine Arts Center*

Religious Life

Lunch discussion “Reading Buddha’s Life, Examining Our Life.” Led by Issho Fujita, Zen Buddhist priest. Open to staff, faculty and students. Lunch provided. Registration required; call ext. 2753. Noon, Bodman Lounge, Chapel

Episcopal/Lutheran Fellowship meets for food and fellowship. All welcome. Noon, St. John’s Episcopal Church Living Room*

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*

Sahaja yoga meditation Seek a state of peace, where the mind is calm yet alert. 7 p.m., Bodman Lounge, Chapel*

Intervarsity prayer meeting in the Christian tradition. 8 p.m., Seelye 310

Other Events/Activities

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

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

Plant Spirals Tour Join a guided tour of Plant Spirals: Beauty You Can Count On, the inaugural exhibition in the Lyman Conservatory’s Church Gallery. The exhibition’s producers will lead an in-depth look at the math and biology behind spiral patterns in plants, as well as the making of the exhibit. 5 p.m., Lyman Conservatory*

CDO open hours for library research and browsing. Peer advisers available. 7-9 p.m., CDO

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

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

Women and Financial Independence lecture “Interpreting Financial News.” Jim Miller, economics, will discuss stock and bond values, corporate ethics and interest rates. Lunch served to first 70 attendees. 12:10 p.m., Stoddard Auditorium

Panel discussion “Hunger and Homeless Awareness.” Elisabeth Armstrong, Frances Crowe, Mary Murphy and Heather Williams present topics related to poverty nationally and locally. Part of Hunger and Homelessness Week. Sponsors: Poverty Awareness Campaign; MassPIRG. 7 p.m., Neilson Browsing Room*

Iraq panel discussion Sponsor: Smith World Affairs Council. 7:30 p.m., Wright Auditorium*

Performing Arts/Films

Theater When I Was a Girl, I Used to Scream and Shout, by Sharman Macdonald; Claire Avitabile ’03, director. Stories of sexual misadventures and mother-daughter struggles in the life of a 1950s Scottish teenager. Alternately hilarious and heartbreaking. Tickets: $7, general; $5, students. 8 p.m., Hallie Flanagan Studio Theatre, Mendenhall CPA*

Meetings/Workshops

Faculty meeting Preceded by tea at 3:45 p.m. 4:10 p.m., Alumnae House Conference Room

“Take Smith Home” informational meeting You can help prospective students while sharing your love for Smith by speaking at your old high school during interterm. For more information, contact Amanda Geno at ageno@smith.edu. 4:30 p.m., Admissions Office

CDO workshop “Job search for seniors.” 5 p.m., CDO Group Room, Drew Hall

Smith TV meeting If you are creative, love media, or just want to be on TV, join Smith TV. 7:30 p.m., Media Services, Alumnae Gym

Poverty Awareness Campaign meeting 8 p.m., Capen Living Room

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

Ecumenical Christian Fellowship Informal Bible study and discussion. Bring thoughts, questions, ideas and an open mind. All welcome. 10 p.m., Bodman Lounge, Chapel

Other Events/Activities

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

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

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

Liberal Arts Luncheon lecture “The World Summit on Sustainable Development and the Politics of Multilateralism: Johannesburg in Perspective.” Tandeka Nkiwane, government. Sponsor: Committee on Academic Priorities. Noon, College Club, Lower Level

Smith/NOAA internship program symposium Summer 2002 program participants will discuss their environmental/ marine research and policy work. Chinese dinner served. Sponsors: Environmental Science and Policy and Five College Coastal and Marine Sciences programs. 6 p.m., Engineering 201

Lecture Leonard L. Richards, history, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, will discuss his recent book Shay’s Rebellion: The American Revolution’s Final Battle. Sponsors: Historic Northampton; history department. 7:30 p.m., Neilson Browsing Room

Performing Arts/Films

Concert Smith Jazz and Wind ensembles will perform traditional and nontraditional works. Bruce Diehl and Karen Atherton, directors. 8 p.m., Sweeney Concert Hall, Sage*

Film “Checkmate.” Episode from the television series The Prisoner. Part of HST 254. 7:30 p.m., Seelye 201

Theatre When I Was a Girl, I Used to Scream and Shout. See 11/20 listing. 8 p.m., Hallie Flanagan Studio Theatre, Mendenhall CPA*

Faculty dance concert New work by Rodger Blum, Yvonne Daniel and Susan Waltner, as well as visiting artists Mark Allan Davis, Marilyn Middleton and Augusto Soledade. Styles include modern jazz, West African and ballet. Tickets: $8, general; $5, students. 8 p.m., Theatre 14, Mendenhall CPA*

Meetings/Workshops

Oxford Summer Seminar informational meeting Learn how you can travel to England and study at Oxford University’s Trinity College from July 6 through August 15, in English literature, law, political science or history. Students from last summer’s seminar will share their experience. Refreshments served. 4 p.m., Seelye 110

CDO workshop “How to Find an Internship or a Summer Job.” 5 p.m., CDO Group Room, Drew Hall

“Take Smith Home” informational meeting See 11/20 listing. 7 p.m., Admissions Office

Staff meeting for The Syndicate to review writing and art submissions for publication. For more information, email syndicate@smith.edu. 7:30 p.m., Seelye 302

Religious Life

Hillel at Noon Noon, Kosher Kitchen, Dawes House

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*

Meeting Newman Association. 7 p.m., Bodman Lounge, Chapel

Intervarsity Christian Fellowship All welcome. 8-9:30 p.m., Dewey 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

Squash vs. Mount Holyoke. 7 p.m., Ainsworth Gym*

Step intervals class Noncredit, for students. Show up any time. 7:30-8:20 p.m., ESS Fitness Studio
Friday 11/22 Saturday 11/23 Sunday 11/24 Monday 11/25
Lectures/Symposia

Biology/Biochemistry/ Neuroscience lunchbag A departmental seminar for students and faculty. 12:10-1:10 p.m., Burton 101

Ecolunch Students from Gaia and SGA will give presentations about their sustainability efforts on campus. Pizza and salad served. All welcome. Sponsor: Environmental Science and Policy Program. 12:15 p.m., Engineering 201*

Lecture Fatima Shama and Jammal Mahmoud, leaders of Muslims Against Terrorism, will speak about the true teachings of Islam and speak out against violence and injustice around the world. Organized by Al-Iman. 7 p.m., Wright Auditorium*

Performing Arts/Films

Faculty dance concert See 11/21 listing. 8 p.m., Theatre 14, Mendenhall CPA*

Theatre When I Was a Girl, I Used to Scream and Shout. See 11/20 listing. 8 p.m., Hallie Flanagan Studio Theatre, Mendenhall CPA*

Theater “Working,” the Musical, with songs by Stephen Schwartz, James Taylor and others, presented by Leading Ladies Smith College Musical Theatre Ensemble. Book by Studs Terkel. 8 p.m., Davis Ballroom*

Concert World Rhythms, a group that combines West African drums with urban saxophone and bass to create jazz, ju-ju, samba, hip-hop and blues. 8 p.m., Earle Recital Hall, Sage*

Meetings/Workshops

Smith Science Fiction and Fantasy Society meeting Anime, gaming, sci-fi, fantasy and people who like sci-fi people. 4:30 p.m., Seelye 208

Religious Life

Muslim services Congregational prayer preceded by lunch. Noon, Chapel

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
Performing Arts/Films

Film Weekly showing of anime, Japanese animation. 7 p.m., Stoddard Auditorium*

Theater When I Was a Girl, I Used to Scream and Shout. See 11/20 listing. 8 p.m., Hallie Flanagan Studio Theatre, Mendenhall CPA*

Faculty dance concert See 11/21 listing. 8 p.m., Theatre 14, Mendenhall CPA*

Theater “Working,” The Musical, with songs by Stephen Schwartz, James Taylor and others, presented by Leading Ladies Smith College Musical Theatre Ensemble. Book by Studds Terkel. 8 p.m., Davis Ballroom*
Lectures/Symposia

Gallery of Readers Barbara Lucey and Don Horton will read from their work. Sponsor: American Studies. 4 p.m., Neilson Browsing Room*

Performing Arts/Films

Concert Monica Jakuc, fortepiano, will perform Mozart’s Fantasy, K. 475 and Sonata in C Minor, K. 457; Beethoven’s Quasi una Fantasia (Moonlight Sonata); and fantasies by C.P.E. Bach and Haydn. 7 p.m., Sweeney Concert Hall, Sage*

Religious Life

Interdenominational Protestant community morning worship with the Rev. Dr. Leon Tilson Burrows preaching and music by the Smith Genesis Gospel Choir. Brunch follows in Bodman Lounge. All welcome. 10:30 a.m., Chapel

Quaker (Friends) meeting for worship. Preceded by informal discussion at 9:30 a.m. All welcome, childcare available. 11 a.m., Bass 203, 204*

Roman Catholic mass Fr. Simon Harak, S.J., celebrant, and Elizabeth Carr, Catholic chaplain. Dinner follows in Bodman Lounge. All welcome. 4:30 p.m., Chapel

Other Events/Activities

CDO open hours for library research and browsing. Peer advisers available. 1-4 p.m., CDO
Lectures/Symposia

Biological sciences colloquium “As Time Glows By: Circadian Rhythms in Mammals.” Erika Herzog, Washington University. Refreshments precede in foyer. 4:30 p.m, McConnell B05

Meetings/Workshops

Study-abroad informational session Weekly meeting for interested students, including a review of opportunities and procedures, and a question-and-answer period. 4 p.m., Third Floor Resource Room, Clark Hall

Model Arab League meeting. 5:45 p.m., Duckett Special Dining Room A

Gaia meeting Smith students for the environment. 8 p.m., Chapin Living Room

Religious Life

Keystone meeting Bible study. 7 p.m., Dewey Common Room

Other Events/Activities

SGA president’s open hours. 10 a.m.-noon, Clark 201

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
Tuesday 11/26 Wednesday 11/27 Thursday 11/28 Friday 11/29
Lectures/Symposia

Open lecture of Bio 202 “Wetlands in the Landscape: What Are They and Why Are They Important?” Paul Wetzel, research associate and associate editor of Wetlands, the journal of the Society of Wetland Scientists. 9 a.m., McConnell Auditorium

Meetings/Workshops

Weight Watchers at Work Learn a healthy approach to weight loss that combines good nutrition, exercise, behavior modification and support. Fee required. 12:30 p.m., Neilson Browsing Room

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

Religious Life

Episcopal/Lutheran Fellowship meets for food and fellowship. All are welcome. Noon, St. John’s Episcopal Church Living Room*

Lunch discussion “Reading Buddha’s Life, Examining Our Life.” Led by Issho Fujita, Zen Buddhist priest. Open to staff, faculty and students. Lunch provided. Registration required; call ext. 2753. Noon, 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*

Sahaja yoga meditation Seek a state of peace, where the mind is calm yet alert. 7 p.m., Bodman Lounge, Chapel*

Intervarsity prayer meeting in the Christian tradition. 8 p.m., Seelye 310

Other Events/Activities

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

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

No CDO open hours during Thanksgiving break.

Basketball vs. Elms. 7 p.m., Ainsworth Gym*

Aerobics class Noncredit, for students. Show up any time. 7:30-8:20 p.m., ESS Fitness Studio
College closes at noon for Thanksgiving break Thanksgiving break No events scheduled Thanksgiving break No events scheduled
Saturday 11/30 Sunday 12/1 Exhibitions
Thanksgiving break No events scheduled Religious Life

No morning worship due to Thanksgiving break

Quaker (Friends) meeting for worship. Preceded by informal discussion at 9:30 a.m. All welcome, childcare available. 11 a.m., Bass 203, 204*

Roman Catholic Mass Fr. Stephen-Joseph Ross, OCD, celebrant, and Elizabeth Carr, Catholic chaplain. Dinner follows in Bodman Lounge. All welcome. 4:30 p.m., chapel

Other Events/Activities

Auditions for Flight, by David Lan; Ellen W. Kaplan, director. The story of four generations of a family in flight and the complicated questions that face them as they run from Europe’s war into Africa’s agony. All student and community actors are invited to audition. Performances in April 2003. 7 p.m., T100, Mendenhall CPA

No CDO open hours during Thanksgiving break.
Homeland Insecurity: Civil Liberties, Repression and Citizenship in the 1950s
An exhibit of papers belonging to the late Newton Arvin, a former Smith College professor, and the subject of an award-winning book, The Scarlet Professor: Newton Arvin, A Literary Life Shattered by Scandal, by Northampton writer Barry Werth. Through January. Hours: daily, 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Morgan Gallery, First Floor, Neilson Library

Ada Comstock Scholars Art Alumnae exhibit featuring artwork by graduates of the Ada Comstock Scholars Program, including two- and three-dimensional works in watercolor, photography and sculpture. Through December 11 (hours: 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. weekdays). Alumnae House Gallery*

Plant Spirals: Beauty You Can Count On Through March 2003. (See story at www.smith.edu/news.) Church Exhibition Gallery, Botanic Garden

Fabrics and Quilts in the Mortimer Rare Book Room An exhibition of books and broadsides featuring fabrics, paper and quilt designs. Through December 20. Mortimer Rare Book Room Foyer, third floor, Neilson Library*

Rare Silk, Rare Books An exhibition of books and manuscripts about silk and other textiles from the Mortimer Rare Book Room. Through December 20. Book Arts Gallery, third floor, Neilson*

An Experiment in Feminist Education: The Women’s School of Planning and Architecture, 1975-81 Photographs, course materials, correspondence and memorabilia from a groundbreaking alternative school for women in environmental design. Through December. Hours: Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. (Wednesdays till 9 p.m.). Sponsor: Sophia Smith Collection. Sophia Smith Collection and College Archives, Alumnae Gymnasium*

The Future of Smith: Architectural Works in Progress An exhibition of architectural drawings and models for the Brown Fine Arts Center, Campus Center, Botanic Garden and landscape master plan. Through November 15. Jannotta Gallery, Hillyer Hall, Brown Fine Arts Center*

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