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Events, notices and classified ads must reach the Public Relations Department (BC-115) in writing no later than Thursday, 5 p.m. the week prior to the Thursday publication.
For more information, please contact Eugenia Xenos at 848-4279, by fax: 848-2814 or by e-mail:


6th Annual Concordia Bowlathon for Alumni, Family and Friends

Bring the whole family for this fundraiser. For $25, bowl, win great door prizes and raise money for scholarships to help needy Concordia students. Saturday, November 21, 12:30 p.m., Salon de Quilles Paré Lanes, 5250 Paré. RSVP at 848-3826.

Slow the Pace to Win the Race

Janice Calnan will illustrate how doing less and doing it well is key to a healthy, successful lifestyle. Monday, November 30, 7 to 9:30 p.m., H-767, 1455 de Maisonneuve W. $16. 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 20 -- Heartsaver

November 21 -- Baby Heartsaver

November 22 -- Heartsaver Plus

November 25 -- French Heartsaver CPR

November 26, 27 -- CSST First Aid (English)

November 28 -- Basic Life Support

December 1, 2 -- CSST First Aid (English)

December 4 -- Heartsaver CPR

Centre for Teaching and Learning Services

Register for the following workshops at 848-2495.

Faculty Development Workshop Series

1. Teaching Large Classes at Concordia: Voices of Experience. This workshop will address issues such as class management, grading, cheating and making use of resources. Friday, December 4, 10 a.m. - noon. H-771, 1455 de Maisonneuve W.

Community Events

Shalom Line

Support for all callers experiencing loneliness, stress, or other personal problems. Anonymous and confidential, staffed by trained volunteers. Sunday, 10:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., Monday-Thursday, 4:30 - 10 p.m. Call 343-4343.

Concert Hall

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

Friday, November 20

Henryk Gorecki and his music, featuring a conversation with the Polish composer and music from his career. 7:30 p.m. $25 general, $15 students.

Saturday, November 21

Daniel Shao, tenor. Compositions include arias, operettas, popular songs. 8 p.m.

Thursday, November 26

Jazz Combo concert, directed by Roddy Ellias. 8 p.m., free.

Friday, November 27

Jeri Brown, renowned jazz vocal artist, with John Hicks and Curtis Lundy, 8 p.m. $8 general, $5 seniors, free for students.

Saturday, November 28

Diploma Chamber Ensembles Student Concert, directed by Liselyn Adams. 8 p.m. Free.

Sunday, November 29

Andrée Simard, viola, Diploma Concert, 8 p.m. Free.


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

Dr. Lisa Serbin, Psychology, Concordia Research Fellow, on "Growing up in Adversity." 5 p.m., H-767, 1455 de Maisonneuve W.

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.

Thursday, November 19

Jaggi Singh, APEC hearings, will talk about his experiences organizing against globalization. Video to be screened: Beyond McWorld. 8:30 p.m., H-507, 1455 de Maisonneuve W. Suggested donation $2-5. Info: 848-7585.

Friday, November 20

Harvey Giesbrecht, M.D., on "Butcher Boy," part of the Canadian Psychoanalytic Society's Themes of Love in Cinema series. H-407, 1455 de Maisonneuve W. 7:30 p.m. Info: 342-7444.

Friday, November 20

J. Krishnamurti presentation on "Ending Disorder is the Ending of Death." 8 p.m., H-633, 1455 de Maisonneuve W. Info: 937-8869.

Tuesday, November 24

Helena Wulff, Social Anthropology, University of Stockholm, on "Representing and Creating Dance: A Social Organization of New Technology and Aesthetics." 6 p.m., H-762, 1455 de Maisonneuve W. Free. Info: 848-8728.

Tuesday, November 24

Mitchell McLaughlin, chair of the Irish republican party, Sinn Fein, and elected to the new Northern Ireland Assembly, will speak on the Irish peace process. 8:30 p.m., H-820, 1455 de Maisonneuve W. All welcome. Info: 848-7716.

Thursday, November 26

Mary Robinson, UNHCR High Commissioner and former president of Ireland, on "Women's Rights as Human Rights." 11 a.m., H-110, 1455 de Maisonneuve W. Info: 848-2373.

Friday, November 27

Jane Stewart, Psychology, Centre for Studies in Behavioural Neurobiology, Concordia, on "Relapse, again and again and again." 1 p.m., J.A. DeSève Cinema, 1400 de Maisonneuve W. Info: 848-2200.

Friday, November 27

Jocelyne Couture, UQAM, on "Explanation and Justification in Moral Theory." Philosophy Colloquium Series. 4 p.m., H-762, 1455 de Maisonneuve W. Info: 848-2500.

Friday, December 4

Kai Neilsen, Philosophy, Concordia, on "On Being a Secularist All the Way Down." Philosophy Colloquium Series. 4 p.m., H-762, 1455 de Maisonneuve W. Info: 848-2500.

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


The Centre for Pattern Recognition and Machine Intelligence invites you to its 10th anniversary Open House on Friday, November 20, 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., with computer demonstrations of some of the latest research in the field. A reception will follow. GM-606-1, 1550 de Maisonneuve W. Info: 848-7952.

Heads Above Water:
Floor Awareness Cabaret

QPIRG-Concordia co-presents a night of poetry readings, dance, and more. Proceeds will help flood victims in Bangladesh and China. Friday, November 20, 8 p.m. Graffiti Tango, 4848 St-Laurent. Info: 932-2344.

Theological Studies Student Association

The TSSA, along with the Theological Graduate Student Association, will hold their Christmas party on December 4, 7 p.m., 999 de Maisonneuve W. (Canada Trust), penthouse suite. Theological students, faculty members, Campus Ministry welcome. Potluck, wine. Please bring non-perishables for Christmas Basket. Info: 653-7836.

Concordia Women's Centre

The Centre is organizing the making of a quilt for December 6, to commemorate the massacre of 14 women at L'École Polytechnique in 1989. Make your own 10" x 10" quilt square, or drop by 2020 Mackay (downstairs) to pick up a pre-cut design and materials. Info: 848-7431.

Cooking with Gals

Free vegan food. Tuesday, November 24. Cooking begins at 4:30 p.m. at
Le Frigo Vert, 2130 Mackay; eating begins at 7 p.m. at the Women's Centre, 2020 Mackay. All women
welcome. Info: 848-7431.

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.


Until November 26

Real Joose Flavour: A Cabaret, 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.


Urgently needed

Temporary and permanent homes for cats/dogs. All are vaccinated, sterilized, clean. Info: 353-4654.

Job wanted

A Japanese nurse studying at Concordia is looking for a part- or full-time job babysitting or caring for the elderly. Call Satoko, 287-0953.

Rental wanted

Looking to rent house or duplex (3 bedrooms) in Montreal West, NDG area, from mid-February to July. Call 931-2579 or 287-8500, ext. 8953

For sale

A Whirlpool 2-speed, 5-cycle washing machine. Almost new. Asking $300. An Admiral industrial strength dryer. Asking $200. Call Gabrielle at 848-3817.

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.

To sublet

NDG, furnished lower duplex. Clean, quiet, hardwood floors, office, laundry. Sublet January - June, $900/mth, heated. Call 482-1610.

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. Call Geepu at 843-6622, e-mail:

English angst?

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

Proofreading and tutoring

Help with spoken and written English available. I have a master's degree and three years of experience in East Asia. Reasonable rates. Stan at 341-1422.

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.


Students Against Sweatshops

Do you have questions about the conditions under which our clothes are made? Come to a workshop and film on sweatshops and the garment industry in Canada and abroad, to be followed by a discussion. Saturday, November 21, 7 p.m., VA-114, 1395 René-Lévesque W. Info: 848-7443.

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. Info: 848-7688.

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, 1400 de Maisonneuve W. RSVP with
Shelley Sitahal, 848-4873, or

Employee development workshops

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

1. Stress Management Series. Part 3: Long-Term Stress Management Strategies. Stress is more often a product of our perception of a situation rather than the situation itself. Learn long-term strategies for modifying perceptions. Friday, November 27, 12 - 1 p.m. Register by November 20. H-721, 1455 de Maisonneuve W.

2. EAP Lunchtime Seminar. Achieving Balance: How to Handle the Stress of Work and Family Life. Learn new tools to handle stress and build mental toughness. Tuesday, November 24, 12 to 1:15 p.m., H-769, 1455 de Maisonneuve W. Register by November 20.

Sex Workshop

Sex education for grown-ups, with Allison Carpenter, M.Ed. Friday, November 27, 7 - 10 p.m. 2170 Bishop (basement). $20 waged, $15 students and unwaged. Queer positive.
Info: 285-9155.

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 848-3833 or come to the info desk in the Hall Building.

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