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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:

january 27 - February 10

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 February 5

Faculty of Fine Arts Exhibition. Leonard and Bina Ellen Art Gallery, 1400 de Maisonneuve W. Free. Info: 848-4750.

Until February 4

Transitions, Diploma students' exhibition, at Galerie d'Avignon, 102 Laurier ouest.

February 7 - February 9

Nicolas Fleming, abstract paintings dealing with repetition, movement and surface. VAV Gallery, 1395 Ren Lvesque W. Vernissage: Feb. 8, 7- 9 p.m.

February 10

Aryan Household, a performance piece and painting installation by Katja MacLeod Kessin. Noon, Simone de Beauvoir Institute, 2170 Bishop, room 101. Info: 848-2373.

CPR classes

Environmental Health and Safety

For information and prices on the following courses, call Donna Fasciano at 848-4355.

Thursday, January 27:

Heartsaver (English)

Tuesday, February 15:

Heartsaver - English

Campus Ministry

Jesus, a Modern Educator?

Contemplate and learn from the person of Jesus in the Gospels...find hope and peace in the experience of His love. Beginning Wed., February 2, 4 - 5 p.m. 2090 Mackay, Z-104. Info: Michelina Bertone, SSA, 848-3591.

Exploring the Sacred

A discussion group with David Eley, S.J. Wednesdays, 4:30 - 5:30 p.m. at Belmore House (WF-100-10). Info: David Eley, S.J., 848-3587.

"Entering the Stream"

An Introduction to the Buddha and His Teachings, a book-reading group with Daryl Lynn Ross. Wednesdays, 1:30 -3 p.m., 2090 Mackay, Z-105. Info: Daryl Lynn Ross, 848-3585, or

Mindfulness Meditation

At SGW: Wednesdays, noon to 1 p.m., 2090 Mackay, Z-105. At Loyola: Thursdays, noon to 1 p.m., 2496 West Broadway, Room 100-10. New group: At Loyola on Wednesdays, 7:45 - 9:15 p.m., 2496 West Broadway, Room 100-10. Info: Daryl Lynn Ross, 848-3585,

Outreach Experience

A program of volunteer service at a soup kitchen for children or for homeless men (Benedict Labre House). Info: Michelina Bertone, SSA, 848-3591.

Faith and the Ecology: How Do the Two Connect?

A discussion group on the environment, the sacred and us. Mondays, 1:30 p.m. 3 p.m., 2090 Mackay, Z-102. Info: Ellie Hummel, 848-3590,

A Time To Be

Come join us for reflection, prayer, music, silence, friendship, readings and more. Thursdays, noon 1 p.m., 2090 Mackay, Z-105. Info: Ellie Hummel, 848-3590,

Lunch Bunch

Bring your brown bag lunch, and Campus Ministry will provide the coffee, tea and hot chocolate as well as the opportunity to meet new people and to have good conversations. Tuesday, 12 p.m. 1 p.m. at 2090 Mackay, Z-105. Info: Ellie Hummel, 848-3590 or Michelina Bertone SSA at 848-3591.

Mother Hubbard's Cupboard

We're Back! Nutritious, vegetarian meals. Just $1 or two! Mondays 5-7 p.m. (2090 Mackay Z-105/6) Info: 848-3588 or 848-2859.

Body and Spirit

A six-week group exploration for Concordia women students wanting to connect with themselves, others and spirit. Led by Allison Carpenter, M.Ed. Starts Friday, January 28, 2 - 4:30 p.m. Info: Daryl Lynn Ross, 848-3585.

Centre for Teaching and Learning Services

For more information or to register for the following Faculty Developmentworkshops, please call 848-2495 or e-mail

1. WebCT Seminar

Roger Kenner will work closely with 4-6 faculty who have clear ideas about how they wish to make use of WebCT in their course offerings. This seminar will meet every two weeks over the space of the semester. Interested faculty should contact Roger in advance to discuss their project. February 1, 15 and March 7, 28, LB-800, Library Building, 2 4 p.m.

2. Writing Letters of Recommendation

Who should write them and when, what sorts of things to say and not to say, and how to discuss recommendations with students who ask you to write them. Thursday, February 3, H-771, Hall Building, 10 a.m. - 12 p.m.

Concert Hall

Oscar Peterson Concert Hall, 7141 Sherbroooke St. W. 848-7928.

Sunday, January 30, 8 p.m.

Angels and Demons, featuring Michael Donovan, baritone, and Michael McMahon, piano. $10 - $15, free for students.

Monday, January 31, 8 p.m.

Loyola Orchestra, conducted by Elizabeth Haughey. Works by Delius, Mendelssohn and more. Free.

Saturday, February 5, 8 p.m.

Craig Morrison and the Momentz, old-school rock and roll and blues. $5 - $8, students free.

Counselling and Development

At SGW: H-440, 848-3545; At Loyola: 2490 West Broadway, 848-3555.

Get your career on track

Seek career advice, explore job options and meet employers at the Arts and Science Career Fair. On the Mezz, February 3 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Student Success workshop series

Upcoming sessions include: Preparing for and Taking Exams, Becoming a Successful Student, Personal Development Group, Pride, Say it Right!, "Do What You Are", and Successful Job Interviews. Pick up our Winter 2000 workshop brochure to get full descriptions of all our workshops.


Cin Gael Montreal

Cin Gael Montreal begins Season 2000 with an opening night film titled Claire Dolan, directed by Lodge Kerrigan, on Thursday, January 27 at 7 p.m. at the De Sve Cinema, 1400 de Maisonneuve Blvd. $5. Info: 848-2373.

Health Services

January 27

Beat the winter blues with exercises. Hall Building mezzanine, 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.

February 3

The women's locker room. Hall Building mezzanine. 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.

February 8

Everybody, love your body. Loyola, AD lobby, 11 a.m. - 2 p.m.

February 9

Everybody, love your body. Hall Building mezzanine, 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.


Tuesday, February 1

Dsire McGraw, environmentalist, on "Environmental Governance in the Era of Globalization."5:30 p.m. 2149 Mackay, lounge, School of Community And Public Affairs. Info: 848-2575.

Thursday, February 3

Bradford P. Wilson, National Association of Scholars, Princeton, on "Individual Rights and Academic Wrongs: The Post-Modern University." 8:30 p.m., H-937, 1455 de Maisonneuve W. Sponsored by the Liberal Arts College. Info: 848-2565.

Friday, February 4

Dr. Catalin D. Partenie, Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Philosophy, UQAM, on 'When You Cannot Do Philosophy by Yourself: Dialogue and Certainty in Plato.' Friday, February 4, 4 p.m., H-520, 1455 de Maisonneuve W. Info: 848-2500

Friday, February 4

J. Krishnamurti video presentation, "The Vitality of the Free Mind," 8:30 p.m., H-431, 1455 de Maisonneuve W. Info: 937-8869.

Thursday, February 10

Dorothy Williams, historian, on "Travelling on the Road to Now," 5:30 p.m. 2149 Mackay, lounge, School of Community And Public Affairs. Info: 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.


Amateur Radio Club

The Amateur Radio Club will be meeting every Tuesday from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m., H-647-1, Hall Building. Info: 848-7421.


Submissions welcome

Theological Incite, the new journal of Concordia's Theology Department, is calling for papers for its inaugural issue. Deadline is February 14. All work must be submitted with an abstract on disk and on paper, and can be up to 2,500 words, in French or in English. References must be in MLA format. Info: Lydia Erwig-Straughan, 848-2475,

Information sessions

The Graduate Diploma in Administration and the Graduate Diploma in Sport Administration will hold an information session from 6 to 7 p.m. at the Faculty of Commerce and Administration, 1550 de Maisonneuve West, GM-403-2, on February 10. Info: 848-2766, fax 848-2816 or email

Sales reps wanted

T-shirts. Proceeds go to funding graduate fellowships. Remuneration based on commission. Applicants deadline: February 11. Call the Graduate Students Association, 848-7900,

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

Special Events

Piano recital

All are invited to a free piano recital on Tuesday, February 1 at 8 pm. in the Espace d'Interpretation Yvonne-Hubert in the Drummond Science building, room 201, Loyola Campus. Laura Fenster will perform works by Bach, Hadyn, Beethoven and Rachmaninoff.

Research Seminar Series presention

Session on Women and Narrative: Nellie Hogikyan, "Women's Writings: Ethnic Specificity." Friday, January 28, 12 p.m., 2170 Bishop, room 203. Bring your lunch. Info: 848-2373.

Video festival

Highlights of the New York Video Festival, originally presented at Lincoln Center's Walter Reade Theater, in the J.A. De Sve Cinema February 5 and 6. Five thematic programs: February 5, 7 p.m., Society of Spectacle: 9 p.m., Outer and Inner Space; February 6, 2 p.m., Family Matters; 7 p.m., They Don't Make 'Em Like They Used To; 9 p.m., Working For the Man.Admission is $3. Info: 848-4681.

Ecology talk

QPIRG sponsors a talk by author, activist and educator Chaia Heller, author of The Ecology of Everyday Life: Rethinking the Desire for Nature, January 26 at 7 p.m.

Youth theatre

Geordie Productions, the successful youth theatre company, is launching Colin Heath's For Art's Sake, a play about Art McArthur, who confronts self-doubt and discovers his creativity. Directed by Elsa Bolam. Until January 30, D.B. Clarke Theatre, 1455 de Maisonneuve W. Info: 845-1955.

Education student symposium

Education for a New Century: Exploring our Past and Projecting Our Future will be held February 11 and 12. Learn more about the work that is being done by students in the Graduate Education Department. Everyone welcome. Info: Colleen Bernard at 848-2012,


Glengarry Glen Ross, David Mamet's Pulitzer-winning play, will be presented by Chameleon 2000 at Reggie's Pub in the Hall Building. Thursday, January 27, 7:30 p.m., Friday, January 28, 8 p.m., Saturday, January 29, 8 p.m., Thursday, February 3, 7 p.m. and Friday, February 4, 8 p.m. $5 students, $10 general. Info and reservations: 487-6165, or


For sale

Sofa and chair, dark blue, moveable cushions, one year old, comfy-cozy. Paid $1200+, re-sale $600. Call 481-4087.

Shared accommodation

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


General bookkeeping up to T1B including DAS, GST/QST reports. Computer literacy. English or French with Portuguese. Call George at 232-3095 or fax 842-9153.

Participants wanted

The Sexuality and Reproductive Health Lab, in the Department of Psychology, invites individuals 18-70 years old to participate in a study on intimacy, personality and sexuality. Involves questionnaire completion. Strictly confidential. Info: Jennifer Volsky at 848-7567,

Participants wanted

Do you want to experience hypnosis in the safety of our lab? We are conducting a study on police investigative techniques and are looking for participants. If interested, call 848-2213 and leave a short message.

Participants wanted

Wondering if your attention and concentration skills are good? Here is your chance to get a free neuropsychological assessment by a PhD clinical psych student. Confidential feedback + $5 compensation for two sessions. Call France 848-2213 or 768-8109.

Services offered

Translation and proofreading services for university thesis, papers, rsums; including courses: Word, Windows 95/98, Internet. Downtown. Call Susan at 937-6409.


Computer workshops

At the Media Labs at Loyola, AD-105. 1. Microsoft Powerpoint, a one-hour workshop that will cover the basics of making a Powerpoint presentation. February 1, 10, 15, 24, 29, March 9. Call 848-3465 for times and reservations.

2. Loyola Sound Studio, an introduction to the operation of Studio AD, the mixing board and all devices connected to it. February 7, 10 a.m. - 1 p.m. $25. Info: 848-3465.

3. Hi8 Video Editing with Video Toaster, a workshop on the most frequently used features o fthe Newtek VideoToaster 4000. February 4, 1:30 - 4:30 p.m. $25. Info: 848-3465.

EAP lunchtime seminar

Resolving Conflict: The Art of Handling Interpersonal Tension. Tuesday, February 1, 12 p.m. - 1:15 p.m. Loyola Campus, AD-308. Free. To register, contact Carmelita Swann at 848-3668 or

Employee Development Program

Workshops for Concordia staff and faculty. To register, contact Carmelita Swann at 848-3668,

1. Archives Information Session. When and how to deposit documention, what you should keep in Archives, and more. Friday, February 10, 9:30 a.m. - noon. H-1015. Register by February 3. Free.

2. Taking on a New Assignment. Follow an action plan to successfully obtain results and avoid confusion. February 16, 9 - 11:30 a.m., ER-500. Register by February 2. $40.

3. Conflict Resolution. Complete a self-test to identify and understand how you deal with conflict. February 9, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. ER-500. Register by February 2. $80.

4. Excellence in Customer Service: the Internal and External Client. Telephone techniques, how to create a professional image and more. February 23, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m., ER-500. Register by February 9. $100.

Library workshops

Webster: LB-203, Vanier: VL-122. Sign up in person at the Reference desk or call 848-7777 or 848-7766.

1. Navigating the Libraries (intro to the Libraries and searching CLUES). At Webster: Friday, January 28, 10 - 12 p.m.; Saturday, February 12, 10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. (combined session covering intro to the Libraries, CLUES and searching databases). At Vanier: Wednesday, February 2, 10 a.m. - 12:00 noon.

2. Finding Articles using Databases. At Webster: Monday, January 31, 6:00 - 8:00 pm; Saturday, Feb. 12, 10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. (combined session covering intro to the Libraries, CLUES and searching databases). At Vanier: Friday, Feb. 4, 10 a.m. - 12 p.m.; Thursday, Feb. 17, 6 - 8 p.m.

3. News and Business Sources on Lexis-Nexis. At Webster: Tuesday, Feb. 8, 3 - 5 p.m. At Vanier: Wednesday, Feb. 9, 3 - 5 p.m.

4. Searching the Internet. At Webster: Thursday, Feb. 3, 3 -5 p.m. At Vanier: Thursday, Feb. 10, 10 a.m. - 12 p.m.

5. Get Connected to Government Information Sources. At Webster: Wednesday, Feb. 2, 6 - 8 p.m.


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