March 19,1998

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Alumni rates for downhill skiing
Alumni alpine skiers may take advantage of special negotiated rates for skiing at Mont Saint-Sauveur in the Laurentians and Jay Peak in Vermont. Valid until May 1, 1998, tickets for Mont Saint-Sauveur for weekend skiing only are $25 per person, and tickets for Jay Peak for skiing seven days a week are CDN $29 per person. Going fast! RSVP at 848-3817. Transportation is on your own.

Acquiring Entrepreneurial Skills
Develop the attitude and skill-set of an entrepreneur. The entrepreneurial way of thinking and behaving is the success formula for the new millennium. March 24, 7 to 9:30 p.m. 1455 de Maisonneuve W., H-767. $16. RSVP at 848-3817.

Alumni sugaring-off party
Fun for the whole family! Cabane-à-Sucre Famille Ethier, 7940 rang St. Vincent, St. Benoit, Mirabel. The dinner is free for children under 5; $5 for children 6 to 12; $15 for adults. Sleigh rides are $1 per person. We'll meet at 1:30 p.m., March 28. Transportation on your own. RSVP at 848-3817 no later than Thursday, March 19.

Early retirement planning
This seminar will focus on how to plan properly for early retirement. While financial aspects are covered, part of the discussion will deal with non-financial topics that are an integral part of early retirement planning. April 1, 7 to 9:30 p.m. H-767, 1455 de Maisonneuve W., $16. RSVP at 848-3817.

CPR Courses

Everyone is welcome to take the following courses. For information, call Training Coordinator Donna Fasciano at 848-4355.
March 26, 27
CSST First Aid (French)
March 28
March 31
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.
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 Workshop at 848-2495. Electronic Submission of Assignments: Explore the issues involved in electronic submission, examine what people have done in the past and what has and has not worked, and look at what people are doing now. Tuesday, March 24, 2 - 4 p.m. H-521, SGW.

Concert Hall

7141 Sherbrooke W. Info: 848-7928. Tickets: 790-1245.
Sunday, March 22
Collège Notre-Dame Student Concert, 7:30 p.m.
Wednesday, March 25
Student Composers Concert, directed by Allan Crossman and Wolfgang Bottenberg, 8 p.m.
Friday, March 27
Classical Vocal Repertoire, directed by Valerie Kinslow, 8 p.m.
Saturday, March 28
Marianopolis College Talent Show, 8 p.m.
Sunday, March 29
L'Orchestre Symphonique de Montr&eaccute;al, Words and Music, Brahm's Symphony No. 2, conducted by Timothy Vernon. 11 a.m. Tickets: $19 and $21, available at the Concert Hall or the OSM (842-9951).

Counselling and Development

For information on the following workshops, call 848-3545/848-3555. Career and Placement Service (CAPS):
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. Successful Job Interviews: By participating in videotaped role-play interviews, you will discover how you come across, how to answer difficult questions, and what you can improve upon. Thursday, March 26, 1 - 4 p.m. Register at 2070 Mackay.


Loyola Film Series
F.C. Smith Auditorium, Loyola campus, 7141 Sherbrooke W. Free. Info: 848-3878.
March 23
Seven Chances (1925), Buster Keaton, 6 p.m.; The Quiet Man (1952), John Ford, 7:15 p.m.
March 24
Cabaret (1972), Bob Fosse, 7 p.m.
March 30
Sullivan's Travels (1941), Preston Sturges, 6 p.m.; Manhattan (1979), Woody Allen, 7:45 p.m.

Health Services

Wednesday, March 25
The Third Annual Recipe Contest. Come sample the most nutritious and tastiest food and vote for your favourite. Mezzanine, Hall Building, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Better yet, submit nutritious, cost-efficient, easy-to-make, tasty recipes by March 19 by fax at 848-2834, or call 848-3572. Prizes for the top three recipes.
Wednesday, April 1
Solving Problems Together: A Key to Healthy Relationships. Health information table. Lobby, Hall Building, 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.


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
Alrick Cambridge, New Directions, London and Florida International University, on "The Beauty of Valuing Black Cultures: Towards a Phenomenology of Blackness." 6:30 p.m., H-763, 1455 de Maisonneuve W. Info: 848-2410/2172.
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.
Thursday, March 19
Jerome J. McGann gives the English Department's Lahey Lecture in Literature, titled "Dante Alighieri and Dante Gabriel Rossetti." 8:30 p.m. Room 207, Bryan Building, 7141 Sherbrooke W.
Friday, March 20
Jaegwon Kim, Brown University, on "Mental Properties: Reduction vs. Reductive Explanation." 3 p.m., H-520, 1455 de Maisonneuve W. Info: 848-2500/2510. Friday, March 20
J. Krishnamurti video presentation, "Any Form of Image Prevents Relationship with Others." 8 p.m.,
H-820, 1455 de Maisonneuve W. Info: 937-8869.
Wednesday, March 25
Charmaine Nelson, Studio Museum in Harlem, on "Edmonia Lewis's Hagar: An Intimate Statement on Contemporary Black Womanhood." 10:30 a.m., VA-323, 1395 René Lévesque W. Info: 848-4700.
Thursday, March 26
Olga Werbowyj, PhD in Humanities student, on "The Role of the Imagination in Northrop Frye, George Steiner and Bernard Lonergan." 3:30 p.m., Lonergan College, 7302 Sherbrooke W. Info: 848-2280.
Friday, March 27
R.X. Ware, University of Calgary, on "Marx's Nationalism." 3 p.m., H-760, 1455 de Maisonneuve W. Info: 848-2500/2510.
Friday, March 27
J. Krishnamurti video presentation, "Life is Sacred." 8 p.m., H-820, 1455 de Maisonneuve W. Info: 937-8869.

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.


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 DeSève 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

Armenian graduates A reception honouring Concordia Armenian graduates is in the works. Call Levon at 932-6230 or Raffi at
Cooking With Gals
Are you a woman who appreciates good food and great company? The food's free, the atmosphere is friendly, and it's a great opportunity to check out the Women's Centre. Tuesday, March 31, 7 p.m., 2020 Mackay, downstairs. Info: 848-7431.
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: April 1.
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.


Space available for a child four years of age as of September 1997. Full time, $5/day. Contact Brenda or Sandra at Garderie les P'tit 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.
Summer sublet
Bright, quiet, completely furnished 3 1/2 in NDG from May to September. Please call Cathy at 487-3881.
To sublet
2 1/2 on de Maisonneuve W, quiet, high ceilings, heat and electricity included. 5 mins. from Concordia, close to Guy Metro. $450/month. Immediate!! Call Phil at 989-2170.
Room for rent
Large, bright, furnished room in NDG duplex near Loyola. Washer/dryer, heated, balconies. For May 1. Call 485-1578 after 5 p.m.
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.
Snowblower for sale
Toro 7-hp, electric starter, chains, excellent condition, $450 negotiable. Call 848-3399 (day), 683-3298 (eve. and wknds.)
Printer for sale
Hewlett Packard DeskJet 340 portable printer, only 2.5 inches thick, fits anywhere, nearly new. HP quality. Power supply, paper feeder and extra cartridge, $300. Call 483-5416.
For sale
Double bed with frame, excellent condition. $l00 or best offer. To go near end of April. Also, Art Deco matching dresser and vanity table (can be used as desk), $400 for set; torchière, $100; table lamp, $50, or all for $500. Art Nouveau prints, framed, $15-25. each. 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, résumés, 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
Income tax
$20 +. Seven days, 8 a.m. - 9 p.m. Call B. Ricci at 682-0030 (closed April 20 - 27). 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
Tax information sessions
The International Students Office here and at McGill are jointly holding information sessions for the filing of Income Tax Returns by international students. The Revenue Quebec session will be held on Tuesday, March 24, 9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m., McGill, 3480 McTavish, room 107-108. The Revenue Canada session will be held on Friday, April 3, 1:30 - 4:30 p.m., Concordia, H-620, 1455 de Maisonneuve W. Info: 848-3515.
Training and Development
Introduction to Concordia University Filing System: Would you like to reorganize and improve the efficiency of your existing filing system? Learn the Concordia University Filing System and implement it in your office. Tuesday, March 31, 9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m., S-A-400. Register by March 24 with Carmelita Swann at 848-3668.
Centre for Mature Students
Preparing for and Taking Exams: This workshop will provide valuable tips on how to approach your exams with more confidence. Friday, March 27, 10 a.m. - noon., LB-540, 1455 de Maisonneuve W. Sign up at the Centre for Mature Students (LB-517, AD-422), or call 848-3890/3895.

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