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Events, notices and classified ads must reach the Public Relations Department (BC-115) in writing no later than Thursday, 5 p.m. the week prior to the Thursday publication.For more information, please contact Eugenia Xenos at 848-4279, by fax: 848-2814 or by e-mail:

March 2 - March 16

Applied Psychology Centre

The Applied Psychology Centre in the Department of Psychology offers confidential psychotherapy and assessment for adults, couples, families, children and teenagers. By appointment only. Call 848-7550.


Until March 10

Drawing Inspiration from the Redpath Museum, Concordia students' drawing exhibition. Redpath Museum, Sherbrooke St. Info: 398-4086, ext. 4092.

Until March 18

Through An-Other's Eyes: White Canadian Artists, Black Female Subjects. Leonard and Bina Ellen Art Gallery, 1400 de Maisonneuve W. Free. Info: 848-4750.

CPR classes

Environmental Health and Safety

For information and prices on the following courses, call Donna Fasciano at 848-4355.

Saturday, March 11:

Heartsaver (English)

Saturday, March 18:

BLS re-certification

Campus Ministry

Monastic Retreat

At the Trappist Abbey of Notre Dame d'Oka. A time of quiet, and prayer if you wish, with some group activities offered, but mostly private time to read, study, reflect, walk in the outdoors, etc. March 10-12. Cost: $40 for students, $60 for others. Info: Peter Ct at 848-3586.

Jesus, a Modern Educator?

Contemplate and learn from the person of Jesus in the Gospels...Find hope and peace in the experience of His love. Wednesdays, 4 - 5 p.m. 2090 Mackay, Z-104. Info: Michelina Bertone, SSA, 848-3591.

Exploring the Sacred

A discussion group with David Eley, S.J. Wednesdays, 4:30 - 5:30 p.m. at Belmore House (WF-100-10). Info: David Eley, S.J., 848-3587.

"Entering the Stream"

An Introduction to Buddha and His Teachings, a book-reading group with Daryl Lynn Ross. Wednesdays, 1:30 -3 p.m., 2090 Mackay, Z-105. Info: Daryl Lynn Ross, 848-3585, or

Mindfulness Meditation

At SGW: Wednesdays, noon to 1 p.m., 2090 Mackay, Z-105. At Loyola: Thursdays, noon to 1 p.m., or Wednesdays, 7:45 - 9:15 p.m., 2496 West Broadway, Room 100-10. Info: Daryl Lynn Ross, 848-3585,

Outreach Experience

A program of volunteer service at a soup kitchen for children or for homeless men (Benedict Labre House). Info: Michelina Bertone, SSA, 848-3591.

How do Faith and Ecology Connect?

A discussion group on the environment, the sacred and us. Mondays, 1:30 p.m. 3 p.m., 2090 Mackay, Z-102. Info: Ellie Hummel, 848-3590,

A Time To Be

Come join us for reflection, prayer, music, silence, friendship, readings and more. Thursdays, noon 1 p.m., 2090 Mackay, Z-105. Info: Ellie Hummel, 848-3590,

Lunch Bunch

Bring your brown bag lunch, and Campus Ministry will provide the coffee, tea and hot chocolate. Tuesday, 12 p.m. 1 p.m. at 2090 Mackay, Z-105. Info: Ellie Hummel, 848-3590 or Michelina Bertone, SSA, at 848-3591.

Mother Hubbard's Cupboard

We're back! Nutritious, vegetarian meals. Just $1 or two! Mondays 5-7 p.m., 2090 Mackay Z-105/6. Info: 848-3588 or 848-2859.

Centre for Teaching and Learning Services

For more information or to register for the following Faculty Developmentworkshops, please call 848-2495 or e-mail CTLS@alcor.

1. PowerPoint Clinic. This session will explore some of the more advanced possibilities offered by PowerPoint, including: better integrating images, sound and video; creating Web versions of presentations; manipulating "clip art" creatively to produce new images; and many other features. Thursday, March 2, H-521, Hall Building, 10 a.m. 12 p.m.

Concert Hall

Oscar Peterson Concert Hall, 7141 Sherbroooke St. W. 848-7928.

Saturday, March 4, 8 p.m.:

The Ernie Nelson Quartet, A Million Years Back to the Promised Land. Free for Concordia students, $5-8 other.

Wednesday, March 8, 8 p.m.

Ensemble Sarband, performing songs of the Spanish Jews in the Mediterranean and Ottoman Empire. $25.

Friday, March 10, 8 p.m.

Gurdjieff and de Hartmann, with Charles Ketchum and Lawrence Rosenthal. $15-20.

Wednesday, March 15, 8 p.m.

Jazz composition students, Concordia Music Department. Free admission.

Counselling and Development

At SGW: H-440, 848-3545; At Loyola: 2490 West Broadway, 848-3555.

Art/Work 2000

Constructing a career in the visual arts? Useful information and resources in the lobby of the VA building. Tuesday, March 7, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Student Success Workshop Series

Consult our brochure for more information on these and other upcoming workshops:

Laugh It Up!

Dealing with stress using humour. Monday, March 6, 3 -5 p.m.

Making Peace with Food

A 4-session body-image workshop. Tuesdays, beginning March 7, 6 -7 p.m.


An exploration and discussion group for lesbians, gays and bisexuals. Beginning Friday, March 3, 2 -4 p.m.

Job Search: Tools of the Trade

Learn important job-search strategies to get the job you want. Tuesday, March 14, 9:30 - 11 a.m.

Health Services

Recipes wanted

Submit your easy, cheap and nutritious recipes to our Recipe Contest with your name and phone number and win BIG! Drop them off at either location of Health Services, the Information desk in the Hall Bldg or e-mail them to: . Deadline: Friday, March 24, 4 p.m. Info: 848-3572.

Wellness workshops

Check out our Wellness Workshop Series. Sign up for one or all of the following: Monday, March 13 -- Sexual Pleasures, Sexual Health; Thursday, March 16 -- Take a Breather. All workshops are 2 - 4 p.m. Call to register at 848-3578/3569.


Thursday, March 2

John Kennedy, Psychology, University of Toronto, on "Representational Universals, Vision and Touch: Pictures Literal and Metaphoric for the Sighted and the Blind." 8:15 p.m., H-507, 1455 de Maisonneuve W.

Friday, March 3

Barbara Godard, York University, on "Sign and Event: Deleuze and Translation," 12 p.m., CI-01, 2149 Mackay. Presented by the Humanities Doctoral Program and the Graduate Students' Association. Info: 848-2095.

Friday, March 3

J. Krishnamurti presentation on "Security in Illusion," 8:30 p.m., H-431, 1455 de Maisonneuve W. Info: 937-8869.

Monday, March 6

Mario Dumont, leader of the Action dmocratique du Qubec, on "Quebec's Economy in the New Millennium." 6 p.m., Faculty Club, 7th floor, Hall Building, 1455 de Maisonneuve W. Info: SCPA, 848-2575.

Friday, March 10

Dr. Petra von Morstein, University of Calgary, on "Philosophical Counselling: What is the use of this profession?" 4 - 6 p.m., H-607, 1455 de Maisonneuve W. Info: 848-2500.

Friday, March 10

J. Krishnamurti presentation on "Attention Has No Centre," 8:30 p.m., H-431, 1455 de Maisonneuve W. Info: 937-8869.

Monday, March 13

Antjie Krog, author of Country of my Skull: Guilt, Sorrow and the Limits of Forgiveness in the New South Africa. 7 p.m., H-767, Info: Jill Didur, or call the English Department at 848-2340.

Thursday, March 16

Hans Rindisbacher, Pomona College, on "Putting Smells into Words: The Accretion of Meaning in Patrick Sskind's Novel Perfume," 8:15 p.m., H-415, 1455 de Maisonneuve W.

Legal Information

Concordia's Legal Information Services offers free and confidential legal information and assistance to the Concordia community. By appointment only. Call 848-4960.


Annual general meeting

The Concordia University Part-time Faculty Association will hold its annual general meeting on Thursday, March 23, at 4:45 p.m. in H-767. Info: 848-3691.


QPIRG refund

Undergraduate students in Arts and Science and Fine Arts may relinquish their membership in QPIRG and request a refund of 30 cents per credit. Stop by 2130 Mackay for more info, from March 6 - 10, 11 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Concordia Hiking Club

Join us for our weekly hiking excursions on Fridays, part of Campus Recreation's winter program. March 3: Lac Carr, Eastern Townships, beautiful panoramic views of the townships and border states region. Info: Campus Recreation, 848-3858.

Call for CCSL nominations

Nomination forms for the Concordia Council on Student Life awards are available at: Dean of Students (AD-121, H-653), CSU office (H-637, The Hive/Campus Center), GSA (T-202), CASA (GM-218), ECA (H-880), Information Desk (Hall Building, first floor). Deadline for nominations: Wednesday, March 22, at 5 p.m. Info: 848-4242.

Concordia Student Safety Patrol

Need to use the Safety Patrol's drop-by or accompaniment services? Call 848-7533 to reach a dispatcher between 6 p.m. and midnight, Monday to Friday, both campuses. Also, we can never have enough volunteers. If you have three hours to spare a week, call 848-8600 (SGW) or 848-8700 (Loyola).

Office of Rights and Responsibilities

The Office of Rights and Responsibilities is available to all members of the university community for confidential consultations regarding any type of unacceptable behaviour, including discrimination and personal/sexual harassment, threatening and violent conduct, theft, destruction of property. Call 848-4857, or drop by 2150 Bishop, room 110.

Ombuds Office

The Ombuds Office is available to all members of the University for information, confidential advice and assistance with university-related problems. Call 848-4964, or drop by 2100 Mackay, room 100.

Peer Support Drop-in Centre

We are a group of undergraduate students, just like you. We get lost, confused and worried like everyone else. Our drop-in centre is a quiet, friendly place where you can relax, chat or ask a simple question about anything. If we don't know the answer, we'll get you to someone who does. We also have a lending library. Monday Thursday, 12 5 p.m., Z-02, 2090 Mackay, 848-2859.

Special Events

Armenian genocide remembrance

The Armenian Students' Association will use art as a way to commemorate the Armenian genocide. An exhibition of Montreal artists will be shown at the VAV Gallery (1395 Ren-Lvesque W.) from March 5 - 11. Then a play by Robert Astle titled The Hats Of Mr. Zenobe will be held at the D.B. Clark Theatre (1455 de Maisonneuve W.) on March 14 at 8 p.m. Finally, a book reading by Dr. Lorne Shirinian called "Quest for Closure: The 1915 Genocide, Armenians in Canada, and the Federal Government" will conclude the events on March 20. It will be at Faculty Lounge (7th floor) of the Hall building (1455 Maisonneuve W.) at 6 p.m.

Book launch

The Canadian Jewish Congress National Archives Committee in co-operation with The Concordia University Institute for Canadian Jewish Studies and McGill-Queen's University Press launches the book Social Discredit: Anti-Semitism, Social Credit and the Jewish Response by Dr. Janine Stingel Tuesday, March 14, 7:30 p.m., Samuel Bronfman House Atrium, 1590 Docteur Penfield. Info: CJC Archives Department, 931-7531, e-mail or Janice Rosen,

Scholastic children's book fair

The Concordia Education Student Association (CESA) will be holding a scholastic children's book fair on March 7 - 9, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. in the atrium of the Library Building. Proceeds will be used to purchase resources for the CESA Resource Room and Observational Nursery.


Perfect Relationships, a musical revue. Written by Daniel Goldberg, directed by Nancy Helms. March 3, 4, 9 - 11, 8 p.m., March 5, 12, 2 p.m. D.B. Clarke Theatre, $5-10. Info: 848-4742.


Financial calculator for sale

Sharp 735 with original packaging and manual, seldom used, one year old, mint condition, $35. Contact Roy, 640-6519, ext. 328, or

For sale

TV 26" Zenith, Technics turntable, speakers, Pioneer receiver/amp & tape deck, electric typewriter, acoustic guitar (aria), encyclopedia Universalis (France 1980), bookshelves, Pier I bucket chair, etc. Call 481-4087.

Seeking accommodations

Retired Concordia professor, single, no children, no pets, seeks house sitting or furnished accomodation from May 1 to June 30 in Plateau or downtown area. Please send e-mail to:

Seeking accommodations

Concordia alumnus family of four in Montreal on sabbatical from Memorial University, Newfoundland, requires 3-bedroom furnished accommodation for April, May, and June. Call (514) 484-0957 or e-mail

Shared accommodation

Looking for responsible, non-smoking female to share clean, quiet duplex in NDG. Fully equipped, laundry room, near all amenities. Call 482-1610.


CareerClick works both sides of the desk. Whether you're moving on or hiring on, CareerClick is the e-move to make. Qualified candidates can post their rsums for free at .

Environmental business

Established environmental business, 10 years, protected territory. Serious inquiries, 485-4570.

Services offered

Translation and proofreading services for university thesis, papers, rsums; including courses: Word, Windows 95/98, Call Susan at 937-6409.

Proofreading services

Editing of term papers and dissertations by PhD graduate and writing instructor. Reasonable rates. Call 274-1336.


IITS computer workshops

At the Media Labs at Loyola, AD-105: Microsoft PowerPoint, a one-hour workshop that will cover the basics of making a PowerPoint presentation, March 9. Sound Studio, Adobe Premiere Digital Video Editing and Hi8 Video Editing are also available. Call 848-3465 for dates, times and reservations. Instructional and Information Technology Services also offer a variety of computer workshops downtown. For a complete schedule and how to register, please pick up a flyer at LB-800, 1400 de Maisonneuve W., or visit http://iits/services/training

Employee Development Program

To register, contact Carmelita Swann at 848-3668,

1. Managing your Priorities. Learn how to deal with complex interpersonal interactions, how to build strong working relationships and how to increase your productivity. $60. March 22, 9 a.m. - 1 p.m. Registration deadline: March 15.

2. Interpersonal Skills in the Workplace. Use the Strength Deployment Inventory to identify and work with others. March 29, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. $100. Registration deadline: March 15.

Library workshops

All workshops are hands-on! Workshops at Vanier Library (Loyola) are in room VL-122, workshops at WebsterLibrary (SGW) are in room LB-203. Sign up in person at the Reference Desk or by phone (Vanier: 848-7766; Webster: 848-7777).

3. News and Business Sources on Lexis-Nexis. At Webster: Thursday, March 2, 6 - 8 p.m.

4.Searching the Internet. At Webster: Monday, March 6, 6 - 8 p.m.

Intro to Web site design

Using Photoshop to optimize images, Gift Builder to create gift animations, Illustrator for vector-based graphics, and Dreamweaver as web authoring tool, we will cover the basics of how to create a Web site. $200 (for 2 week-ends, March 4-5, 11-12. ). To register, call 848-4628, or drop by the Visual Arts Mac Lab to pick up an information flyer about other courses.


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