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For more information, please contact Eugenia Xenos at 848-4279, by fax: 848-2814 or by e-mail:

November 5 *November 19


Preparing for Early Retirement

Robert Kerr runs one of Canada's most respected independent financial planning companies, and is an author and business columnist. Wednesday, November 11, 7 to 9:30 p.m., 1455 de Maisonneuve W., H-767, $16. Info: Alumni Affairs, 848-3817.

Anchors Aweigh! Navigating Change Within Your Organization

Paul LeBlanc will teach you to discover your career orientation according to what anchors your choices. Monday, November 16, 7 to 9:30 p.m., 1455 de Maisonneuve W., H-767, $16. Info: Alumni Affairs, 848-3817.

Tour of the McAuslan Brewery

Join fellow alumni for a tour of Montreal's best known micro brewery, led by founder and owner Peter McAuslan. Thursday, November 19, 6 to 8 p.m., McAuslan Brewery, 4850 St. Ambroise St., $8 per person. Info: Alumni Affairs, 848-3817.

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 December 18

Between Body and Soul, a two-venue exhibition of 16 artists, taking place at the Leonard and Bina Ellen Gallery and the Saidye Bronfman Centre for the Arts. Leonard and Bina Ellen Art Gallery, 1400 de Maisonneuve W. Free. Info: 848-4750.

CPR/First Aid Courses

Environmental Health and Safety offers the following courses, which are open to everyone. For information and prices, call Training Coordinator Donna Fasciano at 848-4355.

November 10 -- Heartsaver

November 14, 15 -- CSST First Aid (French)

November 17, 18 -- CSST First Aid (English)

Centre for Teaching and Learning Services

Register for the following workshops at 848-2495.

Faculty Development Workshop Series

1. Development of the Teaching Dossier. Get examples of dossiers, and examine some of the issues in preparing and reviewing dossiers. Friday, November 6, 10 a.m. - noon. H-771, 1455 de Maisonneuve W.

2. Reflective Practice. Examine the ways in which you think and act as an instructor. Focus will be on motivation, evaluation, conflict and feedback. Monday, November 16, 1 - 3:30 p.m., H-760, 1455 de Maisonneuve W.

3. Maintaining an Effective Class Home Page. Use this powerful tool to display an updated course syllabus, timely pre- and post-lecture notes, assignments, access to materials and model work. Wednesday, November 18, 10 a.m. - noon, H-521, 1455 de Maisonneuve W.

Community Events


Drivers and runners are needed for about two hours/week in the afternoon for a new meals-on-wheels project to start November 16 in the NDG-Westmount area. Call Norma Ward at the Volunteer Bureau, 842-3351.


Sunday, November 8, 4 p.m., at the Pie-IX Bowling Alley. Tickets are $11 (shoes included), and all funds go to the Montreal Children's Hospital Foundation. Info: 322-9820.

Bowling night

In support of the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Quebec. November 7, 7:30 - 10:30, Rose Bowl, 6510 St. Jacques. $10, shoes included. Prizes to be won. Info: Ted at 254-7955,

Concert Hall

7141 Sherbrooke W. Tickets and info: 848-7928.

Friday, November 6

Valentino Orchestra, swing band, directed by Andrew Homzy, 8 p.m. Free for students, $5 seniors, $8 general.

Saturday, November 7

Roddy Ellias solo guitar concert, 8 p.m. Free for students, $5 seniors, $8 general.

Sunday, November 8

Mirza Fatollah in Hollywood, a satirical musical. 8 p.m. Tickets: $20 and $25. Info: 241-4548.

Tuesday, November 10 - Friday, November 13

Concordia Electroacoustic Series XVII concerts, featuring composers from the U.S. 8 p.m., free.

Saturday, November 14

Charles Ellison Quintet, 8 p.m. Free for students, $5 seniors, $8 general.

Sunday, November 15

Gad Israël, comedian from Paris, 8 p.m.

Monday, November 16

Loyola Orchestra, 8 p.m., free.

Health Services

Thursday, November 5

Everything you need to know about "Hot Sizzlin' Safe Sex!" Stop by the Health Booth for lots of games, quizzes, free stuff and information. Lobby, Visual Arts Building, 11 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Wednesday, November 11

"Self Care Day." Join the fun and get your eyes tested, check your body fat, learn ways to lose weight, manage stress, and lots, lots more. Mezzanine, Hall Building, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

Wednesday November 18

Learning how to improve your communication skills will help you better get along with others and enhance your relationships. Come visit the Health Booth to find out more about "Healthy Relationships." Lobby, Hall Building, 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.


Thursday, November 5

Lorenzo Komboa Ervin, former Black Panther Party member and author of Anarchism and the Black Revolution. 8:30 p.m., H-937, 1455 de Maisonneuve W. Info: QPIRG, 848-7585.

Friday, November 6

Sheila Mason, Philosophy, Concordia, on "Narrative Ethics." 4 p.m., H-629, 1455 de Maisonneuve W. Info: 848-2500.

Friday, November 6

Manjira Datta, Indian documentarist, presents her new work as part of the Visiting Lecturers Series. 7 p.m., VA-114, 1395 René-Lévesque. Info: 848-4654.

Friday, November 6

Dr. Dushyant Yajnik, psychotherapist and psychoanalyst, on "My Life as a Dog." Part of the Canadian Psychoanalytic Society's Themes of Love in Cinema film series. 7:30 - 10 p.m., H-407, 1455 de Maisonneuve W. $10 general, free for students. Info: 342-7444.

Friday, November 6

J. Krishnamurti video presentation, "What is Meditation?," 8 p.m. H-633, 1455 de Maisonneuve W. Donations accepted. Info: 937-8869.

Tuesday, November 10

Jayoti Gupta, sociologist, on "Forms of Marriage, Labour and Prosititution" after screening "All Roads Closed." 4 p.m., H-767, 1455 de Maisonneuve W. Info: 848-2140.

Thursday, November 12

Dr. Luc Montagnier, "15 years later: Looking Back at the Pandemic," for the Concordia University Community Lecture Series on HIV/AIDS. H-110, 1455 de Maisonneuve W., 5:30 p.m. Info: 845- 4234.

Thursday, November 12

Gary Gumpert, Communications and Arts Sciences, Queen's and CUNY, and Susan J. Drucker, School of Communication, Hofstra University, New York, on "Globally Connected, Interpersonally Divided: Reaching across Cyprus's Green Line." 6:30 p.m., D.B. Clarke Theatre, 1455 de Maisonneuve W. Info: 848-3529.

Friday, November 13

Dr. Rosemarie Krausz, on "Stealing Beauty," part of the Canadian Psychoanalytic Society's Themes of Love in Cinema Series. 7:30 - 10 p.m., J.A. DeSève Cinema, 1455 de Maisonneuve W. $10 general, free for students. Info: 342-7444.

Friday, November 13

J. Krishnamurti video presentation, "Goodness Only Flowers in Freedom," 8 p.m. H-633, 1455 de Maisonneuve W. Donations accepted. Info: 937-8869.

Tuesday, November 17

Dr. Patricia Marchak, Dept. of Anthropology and Sociology, University of British Columbia, on "Updates on the Integrated Circus," discussing ideological aspects of economic globalization in the Canadian context. 6 p.m., H-767, 1455 de Maisonneuve W. Info: 848-2140.

Thursday, November 19

Geoffrey Adams, History, Concordia University, on "Religious Diversity and the Democratic Dynamic." 3:30 - 5 p.m., Lonergan College, 7302 Sherbrooke W. Free. Info: 848-2280.

Thursday, November 19

Professor Marta Straznicky, English, Queen's University, on "Women and Theatre in Shakespeare." 8:30 p.m., H-937, 1455 de Maisonneuve W. Info: 848-2565.

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.


Concordia Council on Student Life

CCSL, the governing body for Student Services at Concordia, will hold its next meeting on November 27 at 10 a.m. (AD-131, Loyola). CCSL deals with issues that affect student life at Concordia. All are welcome. Info: Dean of Students, 848-4242.

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 Helper Centre

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

Special Events
and Notices

Information sessions

MSc in Administration Program: Tuesday, November 10. PhD in Administration Program: Monday, November 16. All information sessions begin at 5:30 p.m., GM-300-24, 1550 de Maisonneuve W. Please RSVP at 848-4149.

Leisure conference

Leisure in the 21st Century: Social Issues in Leisure will take place Friday, November 13, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. Free for Concordia students and faculty, but space must be reserved with a $5 deposit. Call 848-3330 for more information and registration forms.

Call for submissions

Submit fiction under 2,700 words, poetry under 1,000 words for the Headlight Anthology. Drop off or send two copies, typed, double-spaced, with cover letter to: Concordia University, c/o English Department, "Headlight," 1455 de Maisonneuve W., Montreal, H3G 1M8. Deadline: November 27. Info: 281-6643.


November 17 - 26

Cabaret X, directed by Robert Ross Parker, Hurley's Bar, 1225 Crescent St. $2 students, $5 Concordia staff and faculty, $6 alumni, $7 seniors, $10 general. Info: 848-4742.


For sale

Player piano, working condition; can be played as a regular piano, too. Comes with over 50 music rolls. Appraised value $1,500, sale price $1,300. Call 487-8164 or

For sale

A Clearnet PCS phone and protective leather case with a two-year warranty. Brand new. Original price, $235, asking $200. Call 937-7002

For sale

A Cross-country Nordic track machine. Hardly used. Asking $250. Call Andrea at 848-4604 or 933-4756.

For rent

Ski chalet by Lake Bromont. Natural setting, direct access to hiking, biking, X-country trails and ice skating. Bright, all equipped, comfortable and charming!By the month or the season, November - April. Info: 270-4680 or 848-3465.

House rental

NDG, furnished, 2 bedrooms. On downtown/cross-town bus routes. January-July -- dates negotiable. Reasonable rent. Info: 481-4129.

For rent

Montreal West, Westminster Ave. Upper 6-1/2, newly decorated, equipped, garage, heated, quiet. Good access to all transportation modes. $725/month. Call 488-2656.

For rent

1100 Docteur-Penfield, large, comfortably furnished one-bedroom apartment. Pool, sauna, dépanneur. Available December 8 to April 7. $875. Info: 844-4115.

For rent

Ski chalet for rent by weekend, week, month. December - May 1. Near North Hatley. Wood stove, view of mountains, near excellent XC and downhill skiing. Info: 637-9853.

Desktop Publishing Services

Page layout, web page and other graphic design. Visit Info: Richard at 482-7998, or


Do you need tutoring in your courses? A Concordia alumnus, MA economics, can prepare you for your exams, research, and writing assignments. Info: Geepu at 985-6622, e-mail:

English angst?

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

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.


Computer workshops

Instructional and Information Technology Services (IITS) are offering a variety of computer workshops. For a schedule of the workshops and how to register, please pick up a flyer at LB-800, 1400 de Maisonneuve W.

Intellectual property workshop

Want to learn more about patents, copyrights, trademarks, etc.? This workshop will touch on issues of interest to students, as well as faculty members. Friday, November 27, 9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. LB-922-4, 1550 de Maisonneuve W. RSVP with Shelley Sitahal, 848-4873, or shelleys@vax2.

Employee development workshops

To register, or for inquiries, please contact Carmelita Swann at 848-3668, or via e-mail at cswann@alcor.

1. Conflict Resolution Series. Part I: Your Personal Conflict Resolution Styles, and Part II: Moving from Conflict to Collaboration.Wednesday, November 18, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m., A-400, 1420 Sherbrooke W. $100. Registration deadline: November 11.

2. Introduction to Concordia's Filing System. Thursday, November 19, 9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. A-400, 1420 Sherbrooke W. Free. Registration deadline: November 12.

3. Stress Management Series (Part I: Everything you need to know about stress).Friday, November 13, noon - 1 p.m. H-721, 1455 de Maisonneuve W. Registration deadline: November 6.

4. Stress Management Series (Part II: Relaxation Techniques).Friday, November 20, noon - 1 p.m., S-H-721, 1455 de Maisonneuve W. Registration deadline: November 13.

5. EAP Lunchtime seminar (Achieving Balance: How to Handle the Stress of Work and Family). Tuesday, November 24, H-769, 1455 de Maisonneuve W. Registration deadline: November 10.


Resolving Conflicts in Ways that Stay Solved, by Will McWhinney, will take place November 21-22. $400. Register by calling the Centre for Human Relations and Community Studies at 848-2273 (deadline: November 2).

Action Self-Defence Workshop

A two-day course to increase your confidence and learn practical skills to protect yourself. Saturday, November 7 and 14. Students: $20, staff and faculty: $50. Info: Women's Centre at 848-7431.

Don't stop at the Back Page

Put your event on the Concordia Daily Events Calendar on the University Web site: http://phantom.

Contact Information Services Supervisor Lise Tavares by fax at 848-3838 or come to the info booth in the Hall Building.

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