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: email@example.com.
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 9
Faculty of Fine Arts Exhibition: Works by New Faculty Members 1997-99. Leonard and Bina Ellen Art Gallery, 1400 de Maisonneuve W. Free. Info: 848-4750.
For more information and prices on the following courses, please contact Donna Fasciano, Training Coordinator, Environmental Health and Safety, 848-4355, or Fascdo@alcor.concordia.ca
January 31 -- Baby Heartsaver
February 10 and 16 -- Heartsaver
Mother Hubbard's Cupboard
Hearty vegetarian meals from 5-7 p.m. in Z-105/106, 2090 Mackay. Info: Campus Ministry, 848-3588, or Peer Helpers, 848-2859.
Centre for Teaching and Learning Services
To register for any of the following workshops, please call 848-2495 or e-mail CTLS@alcor.concordia.ca
Preparing Course Syllabi for Improved Communication. Important elements of course syllabi will be examined, then applied to help clarify your course plans and expectations. Thursday, January 28, H-771, 1455 de Maisonneuve W., noon 2 p.m.
Introducing and Managing Class Communication through E-mail, Listserves and Other Readily Available Tools. How to set up a discussion group and get students connected. Notes can be previewed at http://rkenner.concordia.ca/documents.html. Wednesday, February 3, H-521, 1455 de Maisonneuve W.,
10 a.m. noon.
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. Contact Roger Kenner at 848-3430, firstname.lastname@example.org.February 4, 18, March 4, 18, LB-800, 1400 de Maisonneuve W., 2 4 p.m.
Teaching Using Computer-Mediated Communications. There will be a short presentation on various aspects of teaching using CMC, such as holding discussions, grading and assignments followed by discussion. Wednesday, February 10, LB-553-2, 1400 de Maisonneuve W. Noon - 1:30 p.m.
7141 Sherbrooke W. Tickets and info: 848-7928.
Thursday, February 4
Jan Jarvlepp and Friends, an Ottawa-based contemporary classical music group, 8 p.m. $8/$5/students free.
Saturday, February 6
Craig Morrison and the Momentz, rock and roll mementos, 8 p.m. $8/$5/students free.
Sunday, February 7
Tommy Hunter, Canada's "country gentleman," plays Montreal for the first time ever. 7 p.m. $32.50. Tickets: 790-1245.
February 9 -12
EuCueE Series XVIII, electro-acoustic music by Concordia Music students and faculty members. Free.
Student Success Workshops
Drop by either of our offices (SGW, H-440; Loyola, 2490 West Broadway) to sign up for and learn more about our workshops. Here are just a few of the many we are offering in February. Be sure to pick up the complete listings and descriptions.
1. Assert Yourself. Beginning February 1, 9:30 11:30 a.m., SGW.
2. Preparing for and Taking Exams. February 1, 5:30 7:30 p.m., SGW.
3. Marketing Yourself after Graduation: A Workshop for Psychology, Journalism and Communication Studies Students. February 3, 10 a.m. noon, Loyola.
4. Successful Job Interviews. February 4, 2 5 p.m., SGW.
5. Adult Children of Alcoholics. February 4, 1:30 3:30 p.m, Loyola.
6. Pride. Beginning February 8, 5:30 7:30 p.m., SGW.
7. Smart Start Saturday '99. For all first year students. Free study skills assessment, tips for student success, secrets of personality, refreshments, and door prizes! January 30, 9:15 a.m. 1 p.m.. Call 848-3564, or drop by H-440 to pick up your ticket.
Learn to love yourself!
Body dissatisfaction can affect many areas of a person's life. Changing a negative body image to a positive one can lead to improvement of health, well-being and quality of life. Discover how to gain a healthy body image and learn more about eating disorders during Eating Disorders Week. Wednesday, February 3, Lobby, Hall Bldg. 10 a.m. 3 p.m.
Let's talk about sex!
Learn how to spice up your sex life, play some games, quizzes, get free stuff and information you don't want to miss! Keeping It Safe Sexy and Fun on Valentine's Day! Wednesday, February 10, Mezzanine, Hall Bldg. 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
What you didn't learn in Sex Ed
A workshop about sexual pleasure. Why not treat yourself to an experience of self-discovery and explore things about yourself you may have never explored before? Presented by Alison Carpenter, M.Ed, sexuality educator. Friday, February 12, 2 5 p.m., Simone de Beauvoir Lounge. To register, call 848-3572 or send an e-mail with your name and telephone number to email@example.com. Registration limited to 30 people.
Thursday, January 28
John Drysdale, Sociology and Anthropology, Concordia, on "A New College for Loyola." 3:30 5 p.m., Lonergan College, 7302 Sherbrooke W. Free. Info: 848-2280.
Friday, January 29
Margaret Morrison, University of Toronto, on "How Models Represent the World." 4 p.m., H-407, 1455 de Maisonneuve W. Info: 848-2500.
Tuesday, February 2
Louise Bernice Halfe, Plains Cree writer, will give a reading as part of the Simone de Beauvoir and The Colleges Visiting Lecturers Series. Noon to 1 p.m., 2170 Bishop, room 101. Info: 848-2373.
Friday, February 5
Dr. Karin Doerr on "Personal Obsession, Sex and Revenge: A Fictional Representation of Auschwitz." Noon, 2170 Bishop, room 203. Info: Simone de Beauvoir Institute, 848-2373.
Friday, February 5
Dr. Walter Kintsch, Institute of Cognitive Science, University of Colorado, on "Language Understanding: Psychological Theory and Educational Technology." 2:30 5 p.m., H-420, 1455 de Maisonneuve W. Info: 848-2020.
Friday, February 5
Philip Pettit, Research School of Social Sciences, Australian National University, on "How the Folk Believe in Folk Psychology," 4 p.m., H-762, 1455 de Maisonneuve W. Info: 848-2500.
Friday, February 5
Krishnamurti video presentation, "A Dialogue with Oneself." 8 p.m., 1455 de Maisonneuve W., room TBA. Info: 937-8869.
Friday, February 5
Shyam Selvadurai, author of the award-winning Funny Boy and more recently, The Cinnamon Gardens, will read from and speak about his
work. 8:30 p.m., H-420, 1455 de Maisonneuve W. Info: 848-2340.
Concordia's Legal Information Services offers free and confidential legal information and assistance to the Concordia community. By appointment only. Call 848-4960.
The Office of Rights and Respons-
ibilities 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.
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 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.
Contemporary Dance fundraiser
More than just a party, this year's festivities include entertainment provided by leading Montreal performers, prizes, and an auction of costumes and collectibles donated by well-known dancers and choreographers, including Margie Gillis. Saturday, February 6, 8:30 p.m., Le Lion d'or, 1676 Ontario E. Proceeds will go toward establishing a research fund. Tickets: 848-4740.
Women of Ireland film festival
Cine Gael, the Montreal Irish Film Society, is screening a weekend of films directed by Irish women filmmakers in the J.A. DeSève Cinema, 1400 de Maisonneuve W. January 29 31, $5 per ticket, $15 festival pass. Info: Dana Hearne, 485-3109.
Student education symposium
Students, faculty and others interested in education issues are invited to Learning Landscapes: Education in Action on February 5 and 6 in the McConnell library building. The symposium will feature a keynote speaker, practical workshops, student presentations and a wine and cheese. Info: 848-2012.
Inter-Union Council Pension Newsletter
Given the demand for the Pension Newsletters, members of the Concordia community wanting to be placed on a mailing list to receive future copies are asked to contact the Secretariat at 848-3691, 848-3641 (fax), or K-310 (mail).
Faculty and Staff Day
Recreation and Athletics invites you to the Loyola Athletic Complex for a fun, affordable afternoon, to cheer on the Stingers. All faculty and staff will be admitted free upon presentation of a Concordia ID card. Sunday, January 31, 1 p.m. (Women's basketball vs. Carleton Ravens), and 3 p.m. (Men's basketball vs. Carleton Ravens). Info: firstname.lastname@example.org
Want to try curling?
The Concordia Curling Club offers free curling for all skill levels. Friday
4-6 p.m. at the Montreal Thistle Curling Club, 1420 Fort St. Everyone welcome. Info: Linda Tees, 848-8659.
Trash the diet!
For National Eating Disorder Awareness Week (February 1- 8), the Association for Assistance to Persons Suffering from Anorexia Nervosa and Bulimia invites you to the mezzanine of the Hall Building between 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. Bring your useless diet books, programs, calorie counters and pills and throw them away for good! Pick up useful information and a lollipop.
The Shastri Indo-Canadian Institute, with funding from CIDA, invites applications for the following: Language Training Fellowships (1999-2000), deadline January 31; Undergraduate Awards (1999-2000), deadline January 31. Info: (403) 220-7467, email@example.com
Garnet Key Society
Concordia's official honour society is accepting applications for the 1999-2000 year. Members of the Garnet Key volunteer as ambassadors, representing the student body at official University events. For information, drop by H-730-1, or call 848-4828 before February 20.
Student Safety Patrol
Our drop-by and accompaniment services are offered to all of Concordia's students, faculty and staff. Call 848-7533 to reach a dispatcher, Monday to Friday, 6 p.m. to midnight. Or be a volunteer; call 848-8600 (SGW), 848-8700 (Loyola).
Seeking French as a Second Language teachers. Grad students in the French or Education departments preferred. Must have own materials and some experience. Mostly evenings. Starting salary $15/hr. Kathleen McKeown, Instruction Essentielle, at 989-1992.
Jeep Cherokee for sale
Bids are being accepted for a beige 1987 Jeep Cherokee with 191,000 km, 4-wheel drive, automatic transmission, and 6-cylinder engine. Kept in a garage and driven primarily in the summer, it is in excellent condition. Contact Ian Ferguson at 848-3397 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Dorval lakeshore, 3 1/2, immediate. Concrete building. Electricity, heating included. Laundry, indoor parking, pool. Buses, train, shopping. $530, one month free. Call 420-0509.
To let in NDG
From July 1999. Fully furnished, English-style cottage. Oak woodwork, antique furniture, renovated kitchen, laundry, parking. Vendôme Métro. $2,250/mth (neg.). Call 489-5913 or 987-3000, ext. 6714.
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.
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.
The Concordia Women's Centre is an information, referral and drop-in centre. We offer a women-only lounge area, resource library, photocopier, job listings, courses, community files and more. Call us about the next Action self-defence course, 848-7431, or drop by at 2020 Mackay, downstairs.
EAP Lunchtime Seminar
Living with Stress: Learn new management approaches and positive coping strategies. Noon 1:15 p.m., H-769, 1455 de Maisonneuve W. Free. Registration deadline is January 29. Info: 848-3668.
Theatre of the Oppressed Workshop
Theatre of the Oppressed is a form of popular theatre, of, by and for people engaged in the struggle for liberation. Learn ways of fighting back against oppression in your daily life. January 30 , 11 a.m. - 4 p.m. Call QPIRG, 848-7585 to register.
Instantly grow three, or even four, feet taller! Gain that extra advantage at demos that you've always wanted. Come run away with QPIRG's Street Circus. January 31, 12 - 3 p.m. Call QPIRG, 848-7585, to register.
Basic Quality Tools
The Process Analysis Cycle: Participants will learn a seven-step process that provides a framework for understanding how processes occur, identifying problems, collecting data and developing solutions. Friday, February 5, 12:15 2 p.m. A-400, 1420 Sherbrooke W. To register, call Carmelita Swann at 848-3668, or via e-mail at email@example.com