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November 4 - November 18

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.


November 1 - 6

On the Surface, an exhibition of recent paintings by David Ross and Shelley Freeman. VAV Gallery, Fine Arts Building, 1395 RenŽ LŽvesque. Mon. to Fri. from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m., and Sat. from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

November 7 - 13

Out From Behind the Screen, an installation and video series about women. Vernissage: November 9, 7:30 p.m., VAV Gallery, Fine Arts Building, 1395 RenŽ LŽvesque.

Until December 4

New Acquisitions: Selections from the Permanent Collection. Leonard and Bina Ellen Art Gallery, 1400 de Maisonneuve W. Guided tours: Tuesdays and Thursdays, 12 p.m. in English, 1 p.m. in French. Free. Info: 848-4750.

CPR classes

Environmental Health and Safety

For information and prices on the following courses, call Anna Giannakouros at 848-4355.

Saturday, November 6 -- Heartsaver (English)

Saturday, November 13 -- Basic Life Support (BLS)

Sunday, November 14-- BLS re-certification

Wednesday, November 17-- Heartsaver (French)

Saturday, November 20 -- Heartsaver Plus

Sunday November 21 -- Baby Heartsaver

Heartsaver (Adult CPR & Heimlich)

$15 students, $30 staff/faculty/public. Most classes given in V-410 (2110 MacKay). Info: , or Stephane Kallos at 983-0695. Register at the CSU (H-637).

Friday, November 5, 1:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.

Monday, November 8, 1:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.

Tuesday, November 9, 6 p.m. - 10 p.m.

Wednesday, November 10, 6 p.m. - 10 p.m.

Friday, November 12, 1:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.

Sunday, November 14, 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Monday, November 15, 1:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.

Saturday, November 20, 9 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. (Basic Life Support)

Campus Ministry

Mindfulness Meditation

At SGW: Wednesdays, noon to 1 p.m., Z-105. Loyola: Wednesdays, 7:30 p.m. (beginners' instruction), sitting begins at 8 p.m.; Thursdays, noon to 1 p.m. Belmore House (WF-100-10). Info: Daryl Lynn Ross 848-3585.

Christian Meditation

Fridays, 11 a.m. to noon in the Prayer Room of the Loyola Chapel (followed by the 12:05 Eucharist). Info: 848-3588.

Spirituality with Michelina Bertone

Michelina Bertone, SSA, offers several groups, including Holistic Spirituality for the New Millennium, Learning the Art of Focusing, Bible Study: Guided Meditation through God's Word in Luke's Gospel, and Outreach Experience (at Chez Doris and Benedict LabrŽ House). For times and information, call Michelina Bertone at 848-3591.

Buddhist Dharma Teaching

A reading group with Daryl Lynn Ross. Wednesdays, 1:30-3 p.m., Z-105. Info: Daryl Lynn Ross 848-3585.

Mother Hubbard's Cupboard

On Monday nights at annex Z, from 5 - 7 p.m., Mother Hubbard is cooking up some nourishing and delicious vegetarian meals. The suggested donation is a dollar or two. Open to all Concordia students -- their roommates and families, too. Info: 848-3588 (Campus Ministry), 848-2859 (Peer Support Centre).

Concert Hall

Oscar Peterson Concert Hall, 7141 Sherbrooke W. Info: 848-7928.

Sunday, November 7, 7 p.m.: Barseg Tumanyan, baritone, with Gregory Chaverdian, piano. $15 -25.

Monday, November 8, 8 p.m.: Loyola Orchestra, conducted by Elizabeth Haughey. Free.

Tuesday, November 9, 8 p.m.: Billy Kerr Quintet. Free for students, $8 general.

Wednesday, November 10 - Saturday, November 12, 8 p.m.: EuCuE Concert Series XVIII, electroacoustic works. Free.


Indian Film, 1984-94

7:30 p.m., 2149 Mackay, $5 or pay what you can. Info: 526-8946.

Wednesday, November 10: Salaam Bombay (1988), EST.


Thursday, November 4

Roberto PerŽz Rivero, Foundation for Nature and Humanity, Havana, on "History of Cuban Organic Agriculture: The Post-Soviet Years." 7 p.m., 2149 Mackay, basement. Info: 848-7585.

Friday, November 5

Three presentations of the Indonesian women's fellowship, part of the Simone de Beauvoir's Research Seminar Series. 12:30 p.m., MU-203, 2170 Bishop. Info: 848-2370.

Friday, November 5

Sylvie de Lorimier, psychologist, and Christine Ury, psychoanalyst, will discuss themes arising from the movie Lolita. 8:15 p.m., H-407, 1455 de Maisonneuve W. Info: Shamila Abheeran, 342-7444.

Friday, November 5

Krishnamurti video presentation, "Beauty is the Quiet of the Self-Forgotten." 8:30 p.m., H-431, 1455 de Maisonneuve W. Info: 937-8869.

Monday, November 8

Dr. RenŽ Lemarchand, visiting professor of International Studies, Brown University, on "Post-Genocide Rwanda: Coming to Terms with the Past." Noon, LB-655, 1400 de Maisonneuve W. Info: Frank Chalk at 848-2404,

Monday, November 8

Dr. RenŽ Lemarchand, visiting professor of International Studies, Brown University, on "Rwanda, Cambodia, and Bosnia: Perspectives on Genocide," 8:30 p.m., H-407, 1455 de Maisonneuve W. Info: Frank Chalk at 848-2404,

Friday, November 12

Homa Hoodfar, Concordia University, on "Activism and Feminism in the Muslim World," part of the Simone de Beauvoir's Research Seminar Series. 12:30 p.m., MU-203, 2170 Bishop. Info: 848-2370.

Friday, November 12

Dushyant Yajnik, psychoanalyst, will discuss issues arising from The Promise. 8:15 p.m., H-407, 1455 de Maisonneuve W. Info: Shamila Abheeran, 342-7444.

Friday, November 12

Krishnamurti video presentation, on "Silence as the Ground of the Eternal," 8:30 p.m., H-431, 1455 de Maisonneuve W. Info: 937-8869.

Tuesday November 16

Professor C. L. Hardin, Philosophy, Syracuse University, on "Colour and Illusion," 3 - 5 p.m., H-415, 1455 de Maisonneuve W.

Thursday, November 18

Ed Bianchi of the Toronto based Friends of the Lubicon and Les AmitiŽs Lubicons-QuŽbec on "A Fight Against Time: The Fight of the Lubicon Lake Cree of Northern Alberta," 7 p.m. Donation of $1-2. Info: QPIRG, 848-7585.

Thursday, November 18

Irving Abella, Canadian and Jewish history at York University, on "Eluding Justice: Nazi War Criminals in Canada.".H-767, 1455 de Maisonneuve Blvd West. 7 p.m. Sponsored by the Institute for Canadian Jewish Studies. Info: 848-2065.

Thursday, November 18

Dr. Stephen Clarkson, University of Toronto, "Can Canadian Democracy Survive Our New Globalized Constitution? Politics Under NAFTA and the World Trade Organization." School of Community and Public Affairs/Political Science/Karl Polanyi Institute. 5 p.m., 2149 Mackay St. 848-2575.

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.


Call for papers

L'UniversitŽ du QuŽbec ˆ Chicoutimi invites Concordia students to participate in a conference on Eugene Ionesco, playwright and father of "theatre of the absurd." Called Ionesco dans tous ses Žtats, it will take place March 10 -11. Abstracts of potential papers should be submitted no later than November 30. Address and info at:

Volunteers needed

Services for Disabled Students are looking for volunteers to help out fellow students; the experience will also make a nice addition to your C.V. Be a reader, tutor, transcriber, note-taker, research assistant, library assistant, mobility orientation volunteer or special assignment volunteer. Drop by H-580, Hall Building, or call 848-3525.

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 Centre

The Peer Support Drop-in Centre is staffed by students who are trained in active listening and problem-solving and can provide non-judgmental feedback about academic and personal problems. Free and confidential. Monday Ð Thursday, 12 Ð 5 p.m., Z-02, 2090 Mackay, 848-2859.

Special Events

Scholarship bowl-a-thon

The Scholarship Bowl-a-Thon '99, sponsored by the Sir George Williams Alumni, takes place Saturday, November 13, at ParŽ Lanes, 5250 ParŽ (at DŽcarie), 12:30 p.m. Gather in teams of five bowlers. Each bowler is asked to raise $25. If you would like to sponsor a team, contact Alumni Affairs at 848-3818.

Writers read @ Concordia

Writer-in-residence David Solway, on Thursday, November 4; Lynn Crosbie on Thursday, November 18. For details on location and time, call 848-2340.

Spiritual gathering benefit

Indigenous Peoples Internation is holding a benefit evening for the Kanehsatake Spiritual Gathering Committee, featuring the film Smoke Signals. Admission is by donation; all welcome. Saturday, November 6, 7 p.m. VA-114, 1395 RenŽ LŽvesque W. Info: 848-7443.

Scholastic children's book fair

The Concordia Education Student Association (CESA) will be having a scholastic chirldren's book fair on November 9 - 11, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. in the atrium of the Library Building. Proceeds will be used to purchase resources for the CESA Resource Room and Observational Nursery.

Conference places available

The World Civil Society Conference will take place at the Sheraton Centre, December 7-11. Theme is Building Global Governance Partnerships, and UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan is expected to attend with about 500 participants. There are places for up to 30 Concordia faculty members. Day passes will be available for observers. For more information, consult or contact the WOCSOC secretariat at .


Looking for sublet

Part-time faculty member completing dissertation looking to sublet from professor or graduate student. Ideal for sabbatical or research leaves. Quiet and reliable person willing to exchange care-taking duties for reduced rent. Call Herminio or Carole at 723-6712.

Accommodation wanted

Mature, responsible woman (non-smoker) requires non-shared lodgings, furnished and fully equipped for use during the week only, from January to April 2000. Anywhere in Montreal. Must be clean and reasonably priced. Call 938-4334.

For rent

Ski chalet near Morin Heights. Large estate, own lake, landscaped; private and quiet. Three bedrooms, wall-to-wall carpet, pine pannelling, stone fireplace, sunroom, laundry room. $4,500 for six months. Carl Aboud, 450-562-6831.

For rent

Sunny and spacious apartment, completely furnished, available for short-term renting, located in Ahuntsic (Montreal). Info:

Intelligent people wanted

Growing software and consulting company is looking for five intelligent individuals to work as marketing and sales staff. Salary or commission depending on qualifications. For details, please view "Join us" section of

For sale

Compaq Pressario, never used, still in box. 466 CEL 12 GB 32X 4MB 64/256 MB, model 5711, MV520 15" monitor. Windows 98, Word 97, Netscape, Explorer and more. Best offer. Call Peter, 486-0817.

For sale

NEC Powermate 150 mhz computer (64 mg RAM, CD-ROM, tape backup), DiamondScan 17HX monitor, Optisafe UPS system, and accounting software. Best offer! Call John at 846-8439.

Egg donor wanted

Are you interested in being an egg donor? Infertile couple with everything to offer a child, would love to have a baby. All expenses paid. Please call Linda at 849-1329.

Study subjects needed

Looking for healthy subjects to participate in a study on the effects of an anaesthetic gas as shown by way of electroencephalogram (brainwaves) and measurement of the depth of consciousness under general anesthesia. Participants must be18 - 30 years old, right handed, healthy and not using analgesic medication. A compensatory indemnity is offered. Info: Dr. Pierre Fiset, , or 842-1231, ext. 4887.

Participants wanted

A graduate student is looking for Jewish students to participate in a study about the attitudes and social interaction between Arabs and Jews in Montreal. Info: Hadeel at 846-1371,

Subjects wanted

How hypnotizable are you? Subjects needed for psychology studies. Call 848-2213 for more information.

Kathleen's Business Services

Will type termpapers, essays, etc. for $1.20 per page (s.s. or d.s.). Call Kathy at 487-1750.


Do you need tutoring in your courses? A Concordia alumnus, M.A. Economics, can prepare you for exams, research and writing assignments. Call Geepu at 285-4937.

English angst?

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


Intro to Quark XPress

A hands-on, three-day weekend workshop, November 12 - 14, $125. VA-03, 1395 RenŽ LŽvesque W. Register at the Art Supply store, VA-109. Other computer workshops available. Info: 848-4628.

Tools for Change workshops

1 The "Word" is Resistance. How can we use words as a medium for creative and educational expression? A hands-on workshop with Norman Nawrocki and Bud Osborn. November 6, 2149 Mackay, basement. Voluntary donation of 1-2$. Register at 848-7585.

2. Anarchism: Theory and Practice. Anarchism is not about violence, punk rock and disorder, but about liberty, solidarity and equality. Rebecca Pates will examine anarchist theory and look at ideas about how we can change society. November 11, 7 p.m., 2149 Mackay, basement. Voluntary donation of 1-2$. Info: 848-7585.

Computer workshops

Instructional and Information Technology Services is offering a variety of computer workshops to students, staff and faculty. For information and a schedule, visit http://iits/services/training or e-mail

Emergency first aid child care

Course will include Emergency Scene Management, Shock, Unconsciousness and Fainting, Artificial Respiration and more. Cost is $47.95 per person (includes a personal first aid kit). November 9 n the Library Building. Info: Angie at (450) 923-1521.

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