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Free Events This Week: April 4-April 8

REMINDER: GSS ELECTIONS: APRIL 6, 2011 at 5pm- April 8, 2011 at 5pm

More Information Available At: http://www.umassgss.org/elections/

Monday April 4:

  • Master Class with Anu Komsi, internationally known Finnish soprano, 12:30-2:30, Bezanson Recital Hall
  • EWC Meditation Series, 4:00pm-5:00pm, New Africa House 203
  • “Buddhism and Gender Identity” a talk by Karma Lekshe Tsomo, 4:30 pm, Smith College Seelye 106
  • “The Practice of Being Good: Hegel on Ethical Formation,” 4:30pm, Amherst College, Chapin Hall Room 101
  • Master Class with Violinist Bayla Keys, 4:30-6:30, Bezanson Recital Hall
  • Dinner on Us: Workshop for Families With Young Children (“How to Talk So Kids Will Listen”), 5:30-7:30, Student Union
  • Nordic Larp: Grassroots Expression and Playful Art: a lecture by Markus Montola (Scandinavian Impulses Series), 7:00, Isenberg 137

Tuesday April 5:

  • School of Public Health and Health Sciences Research Day, 3:00-5:00, Campus Center Amherst Room
  • GWN Yoga Group, 5:30-7:00, Campus Center 904-908
  • A Conversation with Peggy Shaw: English Department Colloquium Series, 4-5:15, Fine Arts Center Atrium/Lobby
  • Yes, Probably”: Opening Reception for Hannah Richards MFA thesis exhibition, 4:00, Herter Art Gallery East
  • “Reducing Hypertension: Are Americans Ready to Shake the Salt Habit?” (Department of Nutrition 23rd Annual Virginia A. Beal Lecture and Dinner), 4:30, Student Union Cape Cod Room
  • Better Love: How to Get it in Your Relationship, 5:30, New Africa House Room 229
  • Art, Conflict Identity: A Symposium with Israeli, Palestinian, and American Writers and Artists, 5:30 pm, Hampshire College, Franklin Patterson Hall
  • “Can Science Save Our Planet?”: A Talk By Steve Goodwin, dean of the College of Natural Sciences and professor of microbiology (Commonwealth Honors College Faculty Lecture Series), 6:30, Student Union Ballroom
  • “Protection: A Film About Men and Condoms in the Time of HIV and AIDS”, 7pm, Hasbrouck 134
  • “Language and Identity Formation in the Middle East: The Case of Arabic”: A Talk by Franck Salameh, 7pm, Herter 301

Wednesday April 6:

  • GSS ELECTIONS ONLINE VIA CAMPUS PULSE
  • GSS General Meeting, 3pm-5pm, Campus Center 911-915
  • Renaissance Wednesday: Fire and Destruction: Making and Destroying Renaissance Architecture”, with Christy Anderson, 4:00, UMass Renaissance Center, 650 E. Pleasant Street, Amherst
  • GWN Writing Group, 4pm-8pm, Campus Center 905-909
  • “The Cathedral”: 18th Annual Massachusetts Multicultural Film Festival, 7-10pm, Isenberg 137
  • Sex: Getting It Right: A Talk by Joyce Joseph, 7:30pm, Isenberg 106
  • The Embryo Collection at Mount Holyoke College, Presented by Lynn Morgan, 7:30-9pm, MHC Gamble Auditorium
  • Herbert Bix Lecture: “A Poisoned Chalice: Post World War II Crimes and Trials and Their Implications for Americans Today,” 5:30, Herter Hall 227
  • Sister Spit: a queer feminist performance troupe, 8pm, Student Union Ballroom

Thursday April 7:

  • GSS ELECTIONS ONLINE VIA CAMPUS PULSE
  • Water 2011: 8th Annual Water Conference, 8:15-5, Campus Center
  • TEI Environmental Lecture Series, “Water Resources Planning in a Changing World,” Richard Vogel, 9:30-10:30, Campus Center Auditorium
  • GWN Writing Group, 4pm-8pm, Campus Center 177
  • “Why Peace is Possible,” a Lecture by the Director of the Peace Leadership Program, 4pm-6pm, Thompson 102
  • Emily Dickinson’s Poetry 101, 4pm Amherst College, Frost Library, Archives and Special Collections
  • Celebrity Lecture: Barry Moser (Book Artist) Lecture, 4pm, UMass Renaissance Center, 650 E. Pleasant Street, Amherst
  • “Oedipus, Song, and the Gods,” a Lecture By Sarah Nooter, 4:30 pm, Amherst College, 107 Earth Sciences and Natural History
  • “Women, War, and the Political Transformation of the Balkans”: a talk with Jill Irvine, 5pm, Five College Women’s Research Center, Mount Holyoke College.
  • Herbert Bix Lecture: “The Middle East Revolutions in Historical Perspective: Egypt, the Palestinians , and the United States,” 5:3o, Thompson 106
  • 13th Annual Freedom Seder, 5:30, Marriott Center, Campus Center 11th Floor
  • Body Politics 2011: Women of Color Leadership Network Production, 7:00pm, Bowker Auditorium, Stockbridge Hall
  • “Sterne” (“Stars”), German Film Series, 7:30 pm, Stirn Auditorium, Amherst College.
  • “Pajaros de papel” (“Paper Birds”), Screen and Memory Film Series, 7:30-9:45pm, Flavin Auditorium, Isenberg 137
  • Visiting Writers Series: James Haug and Brandon Downing, 8:00pm, Memorial Hall
  • Sister Spit: a queer feminist performance troupe, 8pm, Student Union Ballroom

Friday April 8:

  • GSS ELECTIONS ONLINE VIA CAMPUS PULSE; ENDS AT 5PM
  • 30th Anniversary CLPP (Civil Liberties and Public Policy) Conference, April 8-10, Hampshire College
  • “In League With Us,” a documentary: 3:00pm, Herter 231
  • Body Politics 2011: Women of Color Leadership Network Production, 7:00pm, Bowker Auditorium, Stockbridge Hall April 8-10, Hampshire College


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