March 5,1998

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The Events, notices and classified ads must reach thePublic Relations Department (BC-115) in writing no laterthan Thursday, 5 p.m. the week prior to the Thursday publication.For more information, please contact Eugenia Xenos at 848-4881, by fax: 848-2814 or by e-mail:

Until March 14
Memento Mori: The War Drawings of Jack Nichols and Mean Streets: Alienation in the Modern City. The Leonard and Bina Ellen Art Gallery, 1400 de Maisonneuve W. Monday - Friday, 11 a.m. - 7 p.m., Saturday, 1 - 5 p.m. Info: 848-4750.

CPR Courses

Everyone is welcome to take the following courses. For information, call Training Coordinator Donna Fasciano at 848-4355.
March 11, 12
CSST First Aid (English)
March 14, 15
CSST First Aid (English)
March 17
Heartsaver CPR

Campus Ministry

Mother Hubbard's Cupboard
Healthy and hearty vegetarian suppers each Monday night at 2090 Mackay, 5 - 7
p.m. Suggested donation: $1. Open to Concordia students and their families or roommates. Volunteers also needed. Info: Daryl Lynn Ross at 848-3585.

Oka Retreat
Experience the monastic rhythm of prayer and worship. Enter an oasis of peace and tranquillity; enjoy quiet walks, conversation and space. Meet others who want to explore the spiritual dimension of their life. February 20 - 22. Info: Peter C™tŽ at 848-3586.

Mindfulness Meditation
Relaxing, centering and concentrating. Beginners always welcome. Wednesdays, 12 - 1 p.m. Z-105, 2090 Mackay, and Thursdays at noon, Belmore House (LOY). Info: Daryl Lynn Ross at 848-3585.

Multi-Faith Dialogue
A brown bag lunch meeting designed to answer questions, share experiences and foster dialogue between the many faiths on campus and in our city. Thursdays at noon in the T Annex (2030 Mackay). Info: Matti Terho at 848-3590.

Body, Prayer and Guided Meditation with God's Word
Nurture your creative self in a holistic way, experience the sacred through body movement, meditation with God's Word, music, art and more. Noon - 1 p.m., Z-105, 2090 Mackay. Info: Michelina Bertone at 848-3591.

Bible study group
Study, discuss, share and enjoy. An opportunity to delve into the wonder, mystery and beauty of the Word of God. Call David Eley, S.J., 848-3587.

Centre for Teaching and Learning Services
Register for the following Faculty Development Workshops at 848-2495.
1. Active Learning Methods: Learn new approaches to designing and facilitating classroom tasks so that students can work actively and be personally involved in their learning. Tuesday, March 10, 1 - 4 p.m., H-771, Hall Building, SGW.
2. Introducing and Managing Class Communications Through E-mail, Listserves, and other Readily Available Tools: How to set up a discussion group and get students connected. Wednesday, March 11, 10 a.m. - noon. H-521, Hall Building, SGW.
3. Finding and Using Search Tools (The World Wide Web and Beyond): This hands-on workshop will guide you through some of the useful search tools and demonstrate how the strategies used to effectively select and employ these tools can be applied to the myriad of other systems accessible through the Internet. Friday, March 13, 10 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. VL-122, Vanier Library, Loyola.
4. Improving the Quality of Teaching and Learning Through Classroom Assessment: Various approaches to classroom assessment will be presented. Wednesday, March 18, 1 - 4 p.m., H-760-1, Hall Building, SGW.

Concert Hall
7141 Sherbrooke W. Info: 848-7028. Tickets: 790-1245.

Friday, March 6
Hidden Jewels of the 19th Century, piano trios with Lauretta Altmann, 8 p.m. Students free; $8 adults; $5 seniors.

Saturday, March 7
An Evening of Classical Guitar and Piano, with Gary Antonio and Marika Sato. Students free; $8 adults; $5 seniors.

Wednesday, March 18
Orchestre Suivre, contemporary jazz originals by Francois Demers.

Counselling and Development
For information on the following workshops, call 848-3545/848-3555. Career and Placement Service (CAPS): 848-7345.
1. Free math tutoring is offered several times per week for Math 200, 201, and 206. To better understand course content and prepare for tests, get friendly help from Math tutors trained by people who know about learning. For times and location, call 848-3545.

2. Laughing Through the Stress: This seminar is designed to help you use laughter and humour as one tool in coping with stress. Monday, March 9, 3 - 5 p.m.. Info: 848-3545.

3. Oral Presentations (Practice and Feedback): Make a brief, videotaped, oral presentation, and get feedback in the form of concrete suggestions. Wednesday, March 11, 1:30 - 4:30 p.m. Info: 848-3545.

4. Stress Without Tears (Understanding and Controlling Stress): Two sessions. Participants examine individual life stresses and develop techniques that provide an antidote to stress. Friday, March 13, 9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Info: 848-3545.

5. Getting the Job You Deserve: Get information on identifying a realistic employment goal, planning a job search, information interviewing, and showcasing your skills on the hidden job market. Wednesday, March 18, 10 a.m. - noon. Register at 2070 Mackay.

Loyola Film Series
F.C. Smith Auditorium, Loyola campus, 7141 Sherbrooke W. Free. Info: 848-3878.
March 9
Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb, Stanley Kubrick, 6 p.m.; The Pirate (1948), Vincente Minnelli, 7:50 p.m.
March 16
Duck Soup (1933), Leo McCarey, 6 p.m.; The Band Wagon (1953), Vincente Minnelli,
7:30 p.m.

Health Services
Thursday, March 5
Reducing your Risk of Heart Disease and More: A health education informationÊ
table on self-care. Hall Building lobby. 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Tuesday, March 10
Reducing your Risk of Heart Disease and More. A health education information table on self-care. Hingston Hall, Loyola. 11 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Thursday, March 12
Using the Health Care System. Health Services information on health care consumerism. Lobby, Hall Building. 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Monday, March 16
The Women's Locker Room. Women's health table. Lobby, Hall Building. 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Thursday, March 5
Dr. Michael Heller, English literature, New York University, on"Notes Toward a Millennial Poetics."8:30 p.m., H-110, 1455 de Maisonneuve W. Free. Info: 848- 2565.

Friday, March 6
Andrew Mills, Philosophy, on"Assertions, Indicative Utterances, and Recent Arguments Against Non-Cognitivism"; 3 p.m., H-603, 1455 de Maisonneuve W. Info: 848-2500/10.

Friday, March 6
Dr. Wilbert McKeachie, U. of Michigan, on Teaching and Learning: Two Sides of the Same Coin, 3:30 p.m., J.A. DeSve Theatre, 1400 de Maisonneuve W. Info: 848-2020.

Friday, March 6
Krishnamurti video presentation,"In Aloneness You Can Be Completely Secure,"8 p.m., H-820, 1455 de Maisonneuve W. Donations welcome. Info: 937-8869.

Thursday, March 12
Dennis O'Connor, Philosophy, on"Semantics and Historicity,î 3:30 p.m.,
Lonergan, 7302 Sherbrooke W. Info: 848-2280.

Thursday, March 12
Dr. Roxana Ng, Sociology in Education, OISE, on"Applying Gender, Race and Class Analysis to Globalization: Some Possibilities."5 p.m., 2170 Bishop, room 101.
Info: 848-2373.

Friday, March 13
Jeff Lord and Grayson Cooke, PhD Humanities, on"Human Paranoia in the Age of Cyborg Psychosis: Machinic Visions and Unnameable Perversions." Noon, LB-677, 1400 de Maisonneuve W.

Friday, March 13
Stephen Snitch, Rutgers, on "A Cognitive Theory of Pretense," 3 p.m., H-520, 1455 de Maisonneuve W. Snitch will also speak at U de M on March 12. Info: 848- 2500/10.

Friday, March 13
Krishnamurti video presentation, on"Your Image of Yourself Prevents Relationship With Others,"8 p.m., H-820, 1455 de Maisonneuve W. Donations welcome. Info: 937-8869.

Monday, March 16
Dr. Lorraine Greaves, B.C. Centre for Excellence in Health, on"Smoke Screen: Women's Smoking and Social Control,"noon, 2170 Bishop, room 101. Info: 848- 2373.

Wednesday, March 18
Patrick Borden, author and social activist, on"Anarchism and Civil Disobedience,"4 p.m., grad house lobby, 2030 Mackay. Free. All welcome.

Thursday, March 19
Edmund Egan, Philosophy, Lonergan Fellow, on"Moral Functions of Art,"3:30 p.m., Lonergan College, 7302 Sherbrooke W. Info: 848-2280.

Thursday, March 19
Dr. Marcia Ian, English, Rutgers, on"The Primitive Subject of Female Bodybuilding,"5 p.m., 2170 Bishop, room 101. Info: 848-2373.

Thursday, March 19
Jay M. Pasachoff, astronomy professor and director of the Hopkins Observatory at Williams College, Massachusetts, on"The Triumph of the Hubble Space Telescope,"8:30 p.m., H-110, 1455 de Maisonneuve W. Info: 848-2595.

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.

Friday, March 13, 2 p.m., DL-200, Russell Breen Senate Chamber, Loyola.

CUPFA Annual General Meeting
All regular part-time faculty members are invited to attend the CUPFA Annual General Meeting to be held Tuesday, March 24, 5 - 7:30 p.m. in the Alexandre DeS¶ve Cinema, LB-125. Please contact the CUPFA office for more information.

Weekly jazz jam sessions
Every Wednesday, for the jazz community, hosted by Adrian Vedady, Tony Spina and Steve Raegele. Equipment is on site. At Reggie's, 1455 de Maisonneuve W., 8:30 p.m.

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.

Special Events and Notices
Call for papers
Sex on the Edge, an interdisciplinary symposium, welcomes proposals in English for individual papers and workshops in the humanities, social sciences and cultural fields. Send a 300-word abstract, along with name, affiliation, address, e-mail, fax, phone and c.v. (maximum 2 pages) to: Dr. Chantal Nadeau, Department of Communication Studies, Concordia University, 7141 Sherbrooke W., BR-111, Montreal, H4B 1R6, or Deadline: March 15.Ê

Association of Commonwealth Universities Award directories
New editions of the two ACU directories for postgraduate and undergraduate students wishing to study mainly, but not exclusively, in another Commonwealth country are available in the Financial Aid and Awards Office. LB-085, McConnell Building.

Listening and referral centre for students
Peer Helpers are students who are trained in active listening skills and referrals. Drop by to talk or get information at 2090 Mackay, room 02, or call us at 848-2859.

Home needed for dog
Black lab mix, 7 months, male, vaccinated, semi-trained. Free. Call 354-9215

Space available for a child four years of age as of September 1997. Full time, $5/day. Contact Brenda or Sandra at Garderie les PŽtit Profs, 848-7788.

Babysitter needed
Student needed who lives in the Plateau area for babysitting of a 6-year-old. Must be available from 3:30 - 4:30 p.m. and sometimes until 5:30 p.m. Monday- Friday. Call Leonie at 845-4712.

Actors needed for Concordia video productions. Males and females of all ages. Call Angie at 648-3555.

For rent
Monkland Village lower duplex (6 1/2) to rent May-September, or portion thereof. Parking, sunny garden, 6 appliances, furnished. Call 487-8164 or

Apartment for rent
Short- or long-term in London, England. Fully furnished one-bedroom with small garden. Central heating. New kitchen. Call Graham Metson at 935-7004, (613) 744- 7416.

Leaving the country
Everything must go: furniture, books, etc. by April 27; nothing over $100. Call 488-2278.

For Art Deco lovers only
Matching dresser and vanity table for sale, $400.; torchiere, $100.; table, $50.; or all for $500. Prices firm. Call 488-2278 by April 25.

Tutoring and research help
Do you need tutoring in your courses? A Concordia alumnus, MA Economics, can prepare you for exams, research, and writing assignments. Geepu at 287-2685,

At a loss for words?
Let me help you. Proofreading & Editing, Copywriting, French to English Translation. David Mitchell - Wordsmith: 484-6071,

English angst?
Proofreading/correcting for university papers, rÚsumÚs, etc. Also tutor for English, written and/or conversation. Good rates. Lawrence: 279-4710.

China 30-day language immersion
Eighty hours of classes, airfare, tuition, accommodation and visits for $3,499. University certificate awarded. Deadline April 15. Call Mei 956-0907, Peter 956- 0990, or e-mail

U.S. work permits
We can help Canadian citizens increase their chances of receiving U.S. work permits. Also, U.S. immigration and related business matters. B. Toben Associates (U.S. lawyers) 288-3896.

Free computer workshops
Computing Services will be offering its next series of computer workshops for faculty and staff. To register, call 848-7688, send e-mail to, or visit

Office Ergonomics
Learn how to maximize the comfort and efficiency of your computer workstation, identify poor work habits, reduce visual fatigue and more. Free. Monday, March 16, 10 a.m. - noon. Register with Carmelita Swann at 848-3668.

Library workshops
Sessions at the Vanier Library are hands-on and sign-ups are required (in person at Reference Desk or by phoning 848-7766). No sign-ups required for the sessions at Webster (848-7777).

1 Get Connected to CD-ROMs, Databases and Indexes: Learn techniques for finding references to newspaper, magazine and journal articles using print and electronic sources. 90 minutes. At Webster (LB-212): Friday, March 6, noon; Monday, March 16, 10 a.m. At Vanier (VL-122): Wednesday, March 18, 10 a.m.

2. Get Connected to Lexis-Nexis: Learn how to use this powerful online search service that provides access to U.S. and international news sources, broadcast transcripts, business sources, financial and marketing information and key research databases like Medline. 90 minutes. At Webster (LB-212): Tuesday, March 10, noon. At Vanier (VL-122): Monday, March 9, noon.
3. Get Connected to Internet Search Tools: This workshop focuses on strategies for finding information available on the World Wide Web. 90 minutes. At Webster (LB-235): Thursday, March 12, 10 a.m.

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