Student-run gallery in the Visual Arts Building, 1395 René-Lévesque W. Blvd. Http://www.vavgallery.com
Leonard and Bina Ellen Gallery
Open Tuesday to Saturday, noon to 6 p.m. LB-165. Free admission, wheelchair accessible. Info at ext. 4750. Http://ellengallery.concordia.ca
• WE CAN MAKE RAIN BUT NO ONE CAME TO ASK:
DOCUMENTS FROM THE ATLAS GROUP ARCHIVE
Until March 4. The Atlas Group Archive was created by Walid Raad to research and address the contemporary history of Lebanon and, in particular, the recent Lebanese wars. Works by Raad and various collaborators are in the form of videos, documents, photographs, montages and performances. This archive, which blurs the line between fiction and fact, addresses issues of memory, historical truth and the representation of the event. Organized by Michèle Thériault.
• BILINGUAL TOURS
are available on a walk-in basis. Tuesdays and Thursdays from 12 – 2 p.m. Saturdays from 1 – 3 p.m.
Located in the York Corridor Vitrines on the ground floor of the EV Complex, 1515 Ste. Catherine St. W.
• MFA PHOTOGRAPHY STUDENT EXHIBITION
Feb. 27 – April 23. A two-part exhibition of work by the MFA Photography Students under the professorship of Geneviève Cadieux.
Canadian Centre for Architecture
On now, the exhibition Empire evokes the relationship between architecture and power, the photographs of Washington by contemporary artist John Gossage are juxtaposed with images of Egypt taken by Hermann Vogel in 1868. Until March 12. At the CCA, 1920 Rue Baile.
OSCAR PETERSON CONCERT HALL
Located at 7141 Sherbrooke W. Box office: Monday to Friday, 9:30 a.m. to noon, 1:30 to 4:30 p.m., ext. 4848. For full listing of events: Http://oscar.concordia.ca
Choeur des enfants de montréal
Iwan Edwards, artistic director, presents Brundibár by Hans Krása. March 5 at 3 p.m. and 7 p.m. Tickets at the box office and Admission, $20 regular or $10 for students and seniors plus service charges.
Concordia University Department of Music presents a vocal recital by students of Beverley McGuire with works by Bach, Schubert, Schumann, Hahn, Satie, Vaughan Williams, Weil and Menotti. March 9, 5 p.m. Tickets at the door only: $5 general admission, free for students with ID.
MEETINGS & EVENTS
Irish Film Festival
As part of North America’s largest Irish film festival, Cine Gael Montreal presents Headrush. Pothead Charlie has been kicked off the dole, had his electricity cut off, and been dumped by his girlfriend Vicky. Convinced money is the solution to their problems, he and his friends decide to become drug mules, until a series of comic coincidences begin to unravel their plans. Feb. 26 at 7 p.m. in the J.A. DeSève Cinema (LB-125). $7 for non-members of Cine Gael, limited seating.
Panel on healthcare reform
Concordia’s School of Community and Public Affairs presents a panel discussion, “Healthcare Reform: Will Our Future be Insured?” on Feb. 28 from 6-9 p.m. in the SB Atrium (1590 Dr. Penfield). Panelists include Montreal’s Director of Prevention and Public Health and the President of the Quebec Medical Association. Panellists are mostly francophone, but translation in English will be offered and we invite everyone to speak freely in either language. For more info, email email@example.com
Eating Disorder panel discussion
As part of Eating Disorder Awareness Week, the Golden Key Honours Society presents “Myths and Reality: Eating Disorder Development,” a discussion on eating disorders in the college population. Feb. 28. 1-3 p.m. in H-110.
Concordia’s fine art festival is celebrating its sixth illustrious year this March. This two-week explosion of Concordia’s emerging artists is ready to blow your mind with an enticing line-up of parties, exhibitions, workshops and more. March 3-14. For more information, visit http://artmatters.concordia.ca
The 2006 Canadian Election
What happened to the Liberals? Did the leaders, debates and Gomery Commission change votes’s minds? How long will the Conservatives stay in power? The Department of Political Science will bring together academics, pollsters and a former federal cabinet minister to discuss these and more in a conference, “The 2006 Canadian Election: What Happened?” March 3, 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. in the De Sève Cinema (LB-125). For more information, please email firstname.lastname@example.org
Global Feminisms & Social Transformation
The Simone de Beauvoir Institute presents a day-long event that will explore women’s participation in civil society as a means to internal social justice and international peace. Cultural celebration evening March 3 at 8:30 p.m., panel discussions and fora on March 4, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. Both in H-110. For more info, email email@example.com
History in the Making XI
Organized by graduate students in the Department of History, the theme of this year’s conference is “The Past on Display: Public History, Memory, and Memorialization.” March 4, 9 a.m. – 7 p.m. in the SB Building (1590 Dr. Penfield). Tickets are $5 for students and $10 for the public. For more information, visit http://www.historyinthemaking.ca or email firstname.lastname@example.org
The Peace and Conflict Resolution Film Series presents this film by the father of African cinema, Ousmane Sembene, Faat Kine provides a penetrating analysis of the interplay of gender, economics and power in today’s Africa. Sembene does this through the deceptively light domestic drama of a gas station operator born, significantly, the same year as Senegalese independence, 1960. March 9 at 8:30 p.m. in H-535.
Screenings start at 7:30 p.m. and take place in H-110. For more info, visit http://www.cinemapolitica.org
• BETWEEN MIDNIGHT & THE ROOSTER’S CROW, OIL ON ICE
Feb. 27. Two excellent films that interrogate the problem of oil, the environment, and those who wish to profit from it. Co-sponsored by the CKUT News Collective.
• DARWIN’S NIGHTMARE
March 6. A tale about humans between the North and the South, globalization and fish. A booming multinational industry of fish and weapons has created an ungodly globalized alliance on the shores of the world’s biggest tropical lake: an army of local fishermen, World bank agents, homeless children, African ministers, EU-commissioners, Tanzanian prostitutes and Russian pilots.
Canadian Centre for Architecture
presents Blind Spot, a documentary series inspired by the exhibition Sense of the City that explores the extraordinary lives of city dwellers. Films start at 6 p.m. admission is free but seating is limited. At the CCA, 1920 Rue Baile.
• TERMINAL BAR/DARK DAYS
Feb. 23. Stefan Nadelman’s Terminal Bar describes one of the toughest bars in Times Square portrayed through the black and white photographs taken by bartender Sheldon Nadelman from 1972 to 1982. After, Dark Days by Marc Singer presents the grit, honesty, and resourcefulness of an unlikely urban community of homeless people living in a train tunnel beneath Manhattan.
• BORN IN A BROTHEL
March 2. A portrait of several unforgettable children who live in the brothels of Calcutta, where their mothers are prostitutes.
Careers in Languages
Join invited speakers for a series of panel discussions to explore career options. Working professionals will share their experiences so you will have a better understanding of their fields. March 7 from 3-5 p.m. in
H-765 and 767. Sponsored by Career and Placement Services.
JMSB Career Fair
Representatives of participating companies will provide information and answer questions. March 9, 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. on the 7th floor of the Hall Building. Sponsored by the JMSB Career Placement Centre, for info visit http://www.johnmolson.concordia.ca/services/cpc
Habitat for Humanity
Would you like to build houses and your understanding of housing issues? Habitat for Humanity is a program dedicated to the elimination of poverty housing by building homes in partnership with families in need. For more information or to get involved with the Concordia Chapter, email email@example.com
Concordia Toastmasters Club
You can master skills to help you formulate and express your ideas, improve your ability to listen and evaluate other people’s ideas. We can help you get rid of that nervousness when you are asked to speak, all done in a positive and supportive environment. We meet every Monday evening. For more information: Http://www.angelfire.com/co/TOASTMor contact Susan Ehret at 637-0190, firstname.lastname@example.org
The Modern Science of Origami
Concordia University Science College presents Dr. Robert Lang in a lecture entitled “From Flapping Birds to Space Telescopes: The Modern Science of Origami”. Dr. Lang will discuss examples of how origami, the centuries-old Japanese art of paper folding, has enabled safer airbags, Brobdingnagian space telescopes, and more. March 2 at 8 p.m. in the Oscar Peterson Concert Hall. Free admission.
Canadian Institute for Jewish Studies Series
Concordia’s Institute for Canadian Jewish Studies presents a lecture by Dr. Loren Lerner, Chair of Concordia’s Art History Department, entitled “Too Jewish? Not Jewish? The Dilemma of the Canadian Jewish Artist.” March 2 at 4:30 p.m. in FA-202 (2060 Mackay).
Comparative Politics Speaker
Concordia’s Political Science Department presents a lecture by Jeffrey Kopstein of the University Toronto, who will discuss “Weber, Objectivity and the Classics of Comparative Politics.” March 3, 1:30-3:30 in
The Hellenic Studies Unit
of Concordia University invites you to attend a lecture by Dr. Dimitris Keridis, professor of Hellenic and Southeastern European Studies at Tufts University, on the subject of “Greece and the Balkans: From Stabilization to Growth.” March 3 at 7 p.m. in H-767. Free admission, wine and cheese reception to follow.
Political Theory Speaker Series
This series is sponsored by the Department of Political Science Students’ Association and features discussion around the theme of “Philosophy and Ideologies”. All lectures take place from 4 – 6 p.m. in H-1220. All Concordia students and faculty are welcome. For more information, contact email@example.com
• POLITICAL RHETORIC
March 8. Bryan Garsten of the Department of Political Science at Yale University will discuss “Saving Persuasion: A Defense of Political Rhetoric.”
• READING PLATO THROUGH HOMER
March 22. Associate Professor of Religious Studies at McMaster University Zdravko Planinc will deliver a lecture entitled “Reading Plato Through Homer.”
UNIVERSITY OF THE STREETS CAFÉ
Café sessions are open to anyone and take place in both French and English. For details and a full listing of events, visit http://univcafe.concordia.ca or contact Eric Abitbol at ext. 3967.
• THE 2006 FEDERAL ELECTION – A NEW GOVERNMENT
What are the implications and challenges for national unity and Quebec? With John Parisella, Concordia’s Special Communications Advisor to the President and former chief of staff to premiers Robert Bourassa and Daniel Johnson. March 6 at 6:30 p.m. at Café Sarajevo, 2080 Clark.
SELF HELP & SUPPORT
Employee Assistance Program
A voluntary, confidential counselling and information service available 24/7 to all employees eligible for health benefits at Concordia, including their immediate families. English Services: 1-800-361-4765. French Services: 1-800-387-5676. To register, visit the EAP web site at http://eap.concordia.caor call ext. 3667.
• EXPRESSING YOURSELF: THE ART OF BEING HEARD
When we express ourselves, we often assume that our message is clear and concise. Yet this is not always the case. Our words can be misinterpreted. Join us to learn some of the essential skills necessary for effective speaking. March 21 from 12 – 1:15 p.m. in AD-308 (Loyola).
Peer Support Program
Stressed about assignments? Frantic about finances? Emotional worries? The Peer Support Program is open! We are students who are here for other students to listen, give information and refer! Downtown: Monday - Thursday, 11 a.m. - 5 p.m. Annex Z (2090 Mackay), Room 05. At Loyola: Tuesdays, 12-4 p.m. in the Guadagni Lounge. Drop in and check us out! Or phone 848-2424 ext. 2859.
Counselling and Development
Offers services to both undergraduate and graduate students on an individual basis as well as in groups. Students will benefit from counselling services, student learning services, career services, and those provided by the New Student Programme Office and the Student Success Centre. Services are provided by professional staff and on both campuses. For more info., visit http://cdev.concordia.ca
Legal Information Services
Offers free, confidential, information and assistance to all students, faculty and staff at Concordia. Classes or working during the day? We’re open every Wednesday until 8 p.m. For more info., call ext. 4960 or visit http://supportservices.concordia.ca/legalinformationservices. Visits by appointment only.
Student Success Centre
Can help all Concordia students achieve their goals and can provide access to services on both campuses aimed at promoting personal and academic success. Come in to speak with one of the Student Success mentors or sign up for workshops, writing assistance, and more. Visit http://studentsuccess.concordia.ca for info.
SCHEDULE OF EUCHARISTS (ROMAN CATHOLIC) IN THE LOYOLA CHAPEL: Sundays at 11 a.m., Tues., Wed. and Fri. at 12:05 p.m. Mon. and Thurs. Communion at 12:05 p.m.
Krishnamurti video talks
This semester’s theme, “Goodness and Passion”, will be explored in the films The Shallowness of a Life Without Passion (March 3) and Goodness Only Flowers in Freedom (March 10). All screenings take place at 1 p.m. in AD-408 at Loyola and 8:30 p.m. in H-620 downtown. Free. Call 937-8869 for more info.
Mother Hubbard’s Cupboard
A vegan meal served in a welcoming atmosphere, with great community and conversations. Drop by between 5 and 7 p.m. in Annex Z, Room 105-106. Mother Hubbard asks for a donation of $2 to restock her cupboards. For more information or if you would like to volunteer, contact Ellie Hummel on ext. 3590 or at firstname.lastname@example.org
With Myõkõ, Buddhist Associate Chaplain. Every Thursday in Annex Z (2090 MacKay St.). Instruction for beginners at 11:45 a.m. Sitting from 12 – 1 p.m. Optional question and discussion period from 1 – 1:30 p.m. For more information, call 842-3648.
The Centre for Teaching and Learning Services organizes a series of workshops for faculty and teaching assistants to enhance their teaching skills. For a full list of workshops and registration, call ext. 2495 or visit http://teaching.concordia.ca/workshops/
• ENHANCING YOUR PRESENTATION SKILLS
Led by an experienced faculty member with a background in theatre, this workshop will provide you with a constructive, practical and liberating approach to enhancing classroom performance. (2 x 3 hour sessions). March 3, from 9:30 a.m. – 5 p.m. in AD-429 (Loyola).
• TEACHING LARGE CLASSES
The research suggests, that smaller classes aren’t necessarily better. What actually goes on in the classroom matters more than class size. In this workshop we will examine the dimension of effective lecturing and suggest easy-to-use methods for managing disruptive behaviour and checking for student understanding. March 10 from 9:30-11:30 a.m. in H-760.
Mature Student Mentor Program
Advice about school, referrals, or a friendly ear. New mature students can meet with a CMS mentor one-on-one throughout the year, by appointment or on a drop-in basis. Contact Brigeen Badour or Nelly Trakas at ext. 3890.
Concordia PhD student
with nine years of experience tutors all level of Math. Group and private sessions, reasonable rates. Guarantee your grade or all money back, no charge for the first session if you are not satisfied. Call Mehdi, at 652-6066 or e-mail Math_tutor@email.com
available to type up your documents and papers. $10/hour or $5 per page. Please contact email@example.com or 450-672-3056.
Professional quality tutoring in math, physics, mechanical engineering and writing. You choose the location, improvement guaranteed. For more information, visit http://www.universitutor.com
English Writing Workshop
conducted by professional instructor with more than 20 years of experience. One on one training to improve your grammar, vocabulary, sentence structure, etc. Learn how to properly compose term papers and assignments (thesis, footnotes, bibliography, etc.) and receive help editing text. Excellent Rates! Call Ron at 369-9135 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Editing, proofreading, tutoring and translation
Experienced Concordia Graduate offers editing and proofreading services to university students at all levels. Specialized in working with international students from various backgrounds. Call 223-3489 or email email@example.com
Tape transcription, term papers, manuscripts, CVs. Near Atwater and Souvenir. Call Carole at 937-8495.
Experienced Tutor Available
Effective and affordable tutoring that gets results. Courses tutored include all introductory science and math courses as well as, organic I & II, analytical I & II, biophysical and inorganic chemistry, and many others. Flexible hours. Email firstname.lastname@example.org
McGill math/physics grad and Concordia Masters student in Education with over four years of experience available to tutor for many courses and grade levels, including high school math and sciences; CEGEP and university: linear algebra, calculus (I, II, III, advanced), intro stats and prob., intro physics and chemistry. Call Cyril Anderson at 321-7528 or email email@example.com
GMAT Preparation Seminars
Want to pass your GMAT? Prep seminars start soon. For info, visit http://www.advantagemontrealseminars.com
Responsible person required
Medical resident seeks someone to occasionally assist with picking his 2.5 year-old son up and dropping him off at daycare (across from the Children’s Hospital) in exchange for free rent. Some food also included. Your room is fully furnished. You must own a car and be very responsible. Wireless Internet, heating, electricity, washer, dryer and dishwasher included. Email firstname.lastname@example.org
Condo on Nun’s Island
Three big bedrooms/two baths in fourth-floor condo. Bright with greenhouse, beautiful view. Five appliances, air conditioning, two parking spaces, pool, Jacuzzi, gym, tennis court and balcony. Security 24/7. $2400/mo. Available May, July, or Aug. 1. Call 481-7770.
For prof or mature student
Newly-constructed in-law suite with living room, kitchen and closed bedroom for rent. Steps from Loyola Campus. Garden, lots of natural light, private entrance and intercom system. For a quiet non-smoker, perfect for a mature graduate student or professor. $550/mo includes heat and hydro. Single occupancy. Available immediately. Call (450) 458-1515.
Perfect for visiting professor
Cozy 3 bdr. bungalow on quiet residential street in Ville St. Laurent. Fully furnished with private garden and single car garage. Seven min. walk to trains, 15 min. walk or 5 min. bus ride to Côte-Vertu metro. $1,500/mo. negotiable. For photographs and more information, visit http://www.kiddiesgames.com/montreal or call 747-8995. Professor/professional occupancy preferred.
Two bdr. condo in bright new building. Five appliances, air conditioning, garage and balcony. Steps from the Loyola Campus. $1350/mo., available May 1 or July 1. Call 481-7770.
Room in NDG Condo
Room in 8 1/2 condo with yard. Close to Snowdon and Villa-Maria Metro. 4 bdr., 2 bath. on 2 levels. Wireless internet, heating, electricity, washer, dryer and dishwasher included. $500/mo. negotiable, available immediately. Email email@example.com
Beautifully renovated 4 1/2 condo in the heart of downtown. High ceilings, hardwood floors, five appliances, working fireplace, back balcony with shed, lots of storage and built-in shelves. Furniture available if required. Very clean and quiet, close to McGill and Concordia. Call Maria at 282-1801 or 835-8880.
1 1/2 apartments available immediately, 3 1/2 for June. Near Mount Royal, steps away from universities and downtown. Renovated, everything included. A must see! 845-8555.
Seeks French Language Exchange
Montreal couple, originally from France, seek English immersion for their 15-year old son during the winter break from Feb. 24 - March 13. Willing to exchange visits for teenager seeking French immersion in Montreal. Contact Maïe or Patrick at 596-3945 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
For purchase, in working order. Email Virginia, email@example.com
Swing dancing, practice and demonstration. This introduction to partnered dance styles, specifically Jazz and Blues related dances, will include dance practice and music, as well as discussion of the roots of various styles. March 4 from 2 – 4 p.m. in H-539-3. Come with a partner, or without! Sponsored by the Concordia Student Union.
Learn Italian in Florence
Michelangelo Language School, a private school for foreigners, is located in a 15th century palace in historic Florence, Italy. This year’s trip is from May 27 – June 25 (4 weeks with 80 hours of lessons). Approximate cost is $1,500 for tuition and accommodation. Deadline for registration is March 31. For more information, contact Josée Di Sano at 488-1778 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Phobia research study
The Fear and Anxiety Disorders Lab on the Loyola Campus is seeking individuals for a psychology study investigating a component of treatment for phobia. You will be compensated $10 for your time. This research is supervised by Dr. Adam S. Radomsky. For more info, call Rana at 848-2424 ext. 2199 or email her at email@example.com
Artist’s studio for rent
Large and bright studio overlooking Lachine canal. To share with one person: $300/mo., to share with two is $150. For more info, call 849-3901 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Income tax returns
Concordia Graduate does income tax returns for a low fee. Call 223-3489 or email email@example.com
Car for sale
2002 Daewoo Nubira. Four-door, like new, with high-gloss green acrylic finish. 5 speed, 2.0 L engine, 39,985 km. Includes both sets of tires (summer, winter) and 2x40 watt Sony system. $6750. Call 567-5557.
Jeet Kune Do instruction available. Train in the martial art founded by the legendary Bruce Lee. Learn to defend yourself, and the art of expressing the human body. For more info, email Sifu Collin at firstname.lastname@example.org
Income tax returns
Concordia Graduate does income tax returns for a low fee. Call 223-3489 or email email@example.com
Super Saturday Bazaar
Super low prices on clothing, furniture, miscellaneous household goods, books and more. Over 7,000 sq. ft. of items for sale. March 4, 9:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. at Mission of the Great Shepherd, 2510 Center St., Point St. Charles (Charlevoix Metro).
Study on acne and distress
Distress can often accompany and contribute to acne. If you are 18 or older, have taken at least one prescription acne drug, yet still suffer from acne-related emotional distress, you are eligible for a study of psychological techniques for decreasing distress. Compensation of $100 for a study involving two laboratory visits and about 15 min. of daily exercises over two weeks. For more info, contact Dr. Zuroff at McGill University’s Psychology Department, 398-7425 or firstname.lastname@example.org