Theatre students Glenda
Braganza and Jean Tartière ham it up in a scene from The Fickle
Woman, now delighting audiences at the F.C. Smith Auditorium on the
The play was written by Carlo Goldini in 1750, and is a good example
of commedia dellarte, an enormously popular and ribald
style of comedy.
The production, which is directed by Jean-François Gagnon, is
on tonight, Friday and Saturday at 8, and Sunday afternoon at 2. Tickets
are only $5 for students.
Photo by Heather Markgraf
History and Media
Filmmaker Brian McKenna and Daniel J. Walkowitz, of New York University,
will address the History in the Making conference this year. The event
lasts all day on Saturday, March 17. Students will present their papers
on a wide variety of topics, and the day begins and ends with the guest
Walkowitz is a professor of history and director of the Metropolitan Studies
Program at NYU. His talk, called Folk Dance, History and Videotape:
Using Video Oral History in the Postmodern Era, will be at 9:30
a.m. in Room H-415.
McKenna, an alumnus who is well known for his documentaries (the fifth
estate, The Valour and The Horror), will speak at 6:30 p.m. in the same
location on War and History: Notes from a Filmmaker.
Attendance at the symposium costs $5. It is sponsored by the Graduate
Students of History at Concordia.
Colloque sur lintermédialité
Le centre de recherche sur lintermédialité (CRI) organise
du 22 au 24 mars un colloque international intitulé La nouvelle
Sphère intermédiatique III: Pratiques médiatiques
de la manipulation identitaire. Le 23 mars à 20 heures à
la salle H-937, Laura Mulvey , professeure au département de Film
and Media Studies à Université Birbeck (Londres, U.K), tiendra
la conférence suivante :
Criticism and Technology: Changing Approaches of the Analysis of Film.
Lentrée est gratuite pour les étudiants et de 5$ pour
les non-inscrits au colloque.
Vous trouverez le programme complet du colloque à ladresse
Visiting speaker on British
A distinguished British historian will visit Montreal over the next two
weeks. Peter J. Marshall, immediate past president of the Royal Historical
Society, Rhodes Professor of Imperial History at Kings College, University
of London (1980-1998) and editor of The Writing and Speeches of Edmund
Burke, will give several lectures here.
On Friday, March 23, at 12:45 p.m., he will be featured in a colloquium
titled Writing the History of Empire, in LB-608. On Tuesday,
March 27, he will give a lecture at Marianopolis College on History
in Britain, 2001. That evening, he will lecture at McGill University
(Leacock 808) on The18th Century in Indian History: Revolution or
On Wednesday, March 28, he will speak at 4:15 p.m. in Room 507 of the
Hall Building at Concordia on Politics and the History of Empire.
Ned Goodman Chair in Finance
George G. Kaufman will give this seminar on Monday, March 19, from 10:30
am to noon in the J.A. DeSève Cinema, in the McConnell Building.
Professor Kaufman is John F. Smith Professor of Economics at Loyola University
His presentation is based on his co-authored paper, Post-resolution
treatment of depositors at failed banks: Implications for the severity
of banking crises, systemic risk, and too-big-to-fail. For a full
electronic copy of this paper, please contact Professor Lawrence Kryzanowski,
Silas Katz Memorial Scholarship
Applications are invited for this scholarship, which was first awarded
in 1984. It was made possible through donations from family, friends,
faculty and staff in memory of Dr. Silas Katz, Professor of Mechanical
It is open to students in the undergraduate program of the Department.
Consideration will be given to students who are mature and self-supporting,
who maintain good academic performance, and who have completed between
30 and 90 credits.
Applications should be sent to Dr. I. Stiharu, chair of the advisory committee,
CR-211. Tel: 848-3152, Fax: 848-8635, e-mail:
firstname.lastname@example.org). The deadline is March 30. Recipients will
be notified before April 10, when the awards will be made.
Helen Prize awarded in Finland
The Helen Prize for Humanitarian Works, which has been given annually
for three years, was awarded on March 8 in Finland to 19 women. Kirsten
Paltto, of Finalnd, won the $5,000 cash prize.
In the past, the Helen Prize has been presented at Concordia. It is being
given in Europe this year because most of the recipients are from there.
Concordia Education Professor Arpi Hamalian is president of the Helen
Prize board of directors, and Études francaises professor Maïr
Verthuy was on the adjudicating board.
Student access to machine
A one-day refresher course will be held in the Mechanical Engineering
Machine Shop to make the facility more accessible to students.
To be eligible, students who wish to register must provide proof of prior
machine shop experience.
The course finishes with test to ensure the safety of participants. Students
who pass the test will be allowed to use the student shop facilities under
To register, or for more information, please contact Brian Cooper in the
Machine Shop, Room 0024 of the Henry F. Hall Building, by 4:30 p.m. tomorrow,
Friday, March 16.