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November 18 - December 2

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 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, Nov. 20 -- Heartsaver Plus

Sunday, Nov. 21 -- Baby Heartsaver

Wednesday, Nov. 24 -- Heartsaver (English)

Saturday, Dec. 4 -- Basic Life Support

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).

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

November 27 and 28, 8:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. (Red Cross Standard First-Aid)

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.

Friday, November 19 - Saturday, November 20, 8 p.m., and Sunday, November 21, 2 p.m.:Heart and Music, A Broadway Revue, Lyric Theatre Singers. $20-25.

Sunday, November 21, 8 p.m.:Chopin, Music and Letters, presented by Panorama Polonais and the Leonardo Project. $8-15.

Thursday, November 25, 8 p.m.: Jazz Choir and Jazz Vocal Studio, directed by Jeri Brown. Free.

Friday, November 26, 8 p.m.: Guitar ensembles, directed by Andrew Homzy. Free.

Saturday, November 27, 8 p.m.: Jazz Improvisation I, sextet and octet combos play bepop and more, directed by Dave Turner. Free.

Sunday, November 28, 2 p.m.: Undergraduate chamber ensembles, directed by Liselyn Adams. Free.

Sunday, November 28, 8 p.m.: Graduate diploma students, directed by Liselyn Adams. Free.

Wednesday - Friday, December 1-3, 8 p.m.: Vocal Jazz, Four Wall Blues production, directed by Jeri Brown. Free.


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, professor of 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. Info: 848-2575.

Friday, November 19

Judy Vogel, psychiatrist and psychoanalyst, will explore the Ingmar Bergman film Persona, 8:15 p.m., H-407, 1455 de Maisonneuve W. Info: 342-7444.

Friday, November 19

Krishnamurti video presentation, "Questions & RŽponses," 8:30 p.m., H-431, 1455 de Maisonneuve W. Info: 937-8869.

Tuesday, November 23

Pierlucio Pellissier, architect and restorer/conservator, on "The Restoration of the Guido Nincheri Frescoes at Ste-AmŽlie at Baie Comeau," from 9:15 - 10:15 a.m., VA-317, 1395 RenŽ LŽvesque W. Info: 848-4700.

Wednesday, November 24

Dr. Elaine Fantham, Giger Professor of Latin, Dept. of Classics, Princeton University, on "Lucan's Civil War: The Angry Poet and the Anger of the Gods." 5 p.m., H-763, 1455 de Maisonneuve W. Reception to follow in H-663. Info: 848-2301/2310.

Friday, November 26

Charles Levin and Harvey Giesbrecht, psychoanalysts, on the 1999 Gus Van Sant film, Psycho. 8:15 p.m., H-407, 1455 de Maisonneuve W. Info: 342-7444.

Wednesday, December 1

Richard H. Curtiss, executive editor of the Washington Report on Middle East Affairs, on "The Israeli Lobby's Role in U.S. Middle East Policies." Presented by Solidarity for Palestinian Human Rights, 7 p.m., H-110, 1455 de Maisonneuve W. Info:

Friday, December 3

Dr. Michiko Aramaki on "Rescuing Children: Gender/Culture Systems and Problem-Solving Skills in Japan," and Roksana Bahramitash on "The Feminist Challenge Against Mainstream Economic Development," 12 p.m., Simone de Beauvoir Institute, MU-203. Bring your lunch. Info: 848-2373.

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.


QPIRG refund

All fall semester undergraduate students in Fine Arts and Arts and Science who wish to relinquish their membership in QPIRG may request a refund of 30 cents per credit between November 24 - December 1. 2130 Mackay.

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. Info: communique/apelcomm.html

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. Info: , or contact the WOCSOC secretariat at

Volunteers needed

Santropol Roulant is seeking volunteers to deliver meals in the downtown area, near Concordia. Info: 284-9335, or Jen at QPIRG, 848-7585. Meals are delivered between 4 - 6 p.m., Monday through Friday.

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 CV. 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 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 Ð Thursday, 12 Ð 5 p.m., Z-02, 2090 Mackay, 848-2859.

Special Events

Writers read @ Concordia

Lynn Crosbie on Thursday, November 18, 8:30 H-407, 1455 de Maisonneuve W. Robyn Sarah, poet and author of Promise of Shelter and Questions About the Stars, on Monday, November 22, 8:15 p.m., H-407, 1455 de Maisonneuve W. Info: 848-2340.

New arts magazine

The Concordia Publishing House is launching Slingshot, a new arts and literature magazine. Come for an evening of readings, spoken word, performance art and jazz. November 24, 7:30 p.m., Reggie's Pub, Hall Building. Info: Claude Jacob, 848-7573.

Dean of Students info session

The Dean of Students Office is pleased to present the second in a series of lunchtime information sessions. Please join us at noon on Tuesday, November 23, H-760 for. . . everything you ever wanted to know about the Student Success Centre! Info: 848-3517.

Concordia Canadian Unity Club

Wine and cheese party on Monday, November 22, at Reggie's Pub, Hall Building. 5:30 - 10 p.m. Elections will also be held for certain positions. All students invited. Info: Don Potter, (450) 926-0544.



Mixed hardwood, $55 per cord, delivered downtown and South Shore. Kiln-dried hardwood blocks: ideal kindling and crafts, $10 per feet bag full (about 20 pounds). Call Jim Gregson (450) 247-3194.

For sale

Amana, 10 cu. foot freezer, $200. Beaumark 24" electric stove, $250. Call Zav, 485-9927 (eve.), 848-4624 (days).

Shared accommodation

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

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.

For rent

A large, sunny, beautifully furnished upper duplex for rent, starting January 1. Located in NDG next to Monkland Village and a five-minute walk from the Metro. Ideal for visiting academics. Info: 369-2818.

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: /nobel/k21775/lescm.htm

For sale

Pentium II Intel celeron 400 mhz computer, 32 meg RAM, CD 40x, hard disk 4. 3 gig, 56.6k modem, 8 meg video card 2d/3d, 64 voice sound card, 3 1/2 floppy, 15" screen SVGA Compaq, for 795$. Call 808-4239.

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.

DiplomŽ en physique

Le Centre InterdŽpartemental de Microscopie Electronique ˆ l'EPFL en Suisse cherche un dipl™mŽ universitaire en physique ou un ingŽnieur physicien (ou formation Žquivalente) pour rŽaliser une Žtude intitulŽe "Etude des propriŽtŽs structurales, chimiques et optiques par microscopie Žlectronique ˆ transmission et par cathodoluminescence de structures quantiques III/V non-planaires prŽparŽes par OMCVD" dans le cadre d'une thse de doctorat (durŽe 3 ans). Contacter : P.A. Buffat, ou R. Rouquier : ruth. , TŽl. : ++41 21 693 44 05

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

How are your attention and concentration skills? Participate in psych experiment. Get free testing, individual feedback + $5. 2 sessions (3 hrs in total). Call France: 848-2213 or 768-8109.

Kathleen's Business Services

Will type term papers, 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, MA 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.


EAP lunch seminar

Living with stress: Learn new stress management approaches and positive coping strategies. Tuesday, November 30. 12 - 1:15 p.m., H-769, 1455 de Maisonneuve W. Free. Registration deadline is November 25. Call Carmelita Swann at 848-3668 or e-mail

Intro to Photoshop

A hands-on, three-day weekend workshop, November 19-21, or 26-28. Intermediate Photoshop on December 1-3. $125. VA-03, 1395 RenŽ LŽvesque W. Register at the Art Supply store, VA-109. Info: 848-4628.

Tools for Change workshop

Art and Revolution, a workshop with Clare Dolan of Bread and Puppet, will explore the use of theatre, puppets, song and story to create educational theatre pieces. Info: QPIRG, 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

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