Student-run gallery in the Visual Arts Building, 1395 René-Lévesque W. Blvd. On the web: 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. On the web, visit ellengallery.concordia.ca
•THE ONLY WAY OUT IS IN
Until April 14. Annual exhibit of undergraduate work organized by the VAV Gallery. Two exhibitions from the Permanent Collection will also be presented:
• COLLECTION 2: SUR LE VIF
Photographic works by Tom Gibson and Sam Tata. Curated by Nathalie Garneau. The artistic processes of two photographers will be examined in relation to historic developments in individual privacy rights.
• CAPSULE 2
Joanne Tod as seen by Elyse Turcotte.
Located in the York Corridor Vitrines on the ground floor of the EV Complex, 1515 Ste. Catherine St. W.
• MFA PHOTOGRAPHY STUDENT EXHIBITION
Until April 23. A two-part exhibition of work by the MFA Photography Students under the professorship of Geneviève Cadieux.
Concordia University Theatre Department
Presents At The Crossroads, based on the great Greek tragedies of Sophocles. This adaptation by Gina Wilkinson is based on his Theban Plays and examines the tension between fate and free will, love of family and of county, man and the gods, life and death. Directed by Micheline Chevrier. April 6,7,8 at 8 p.m., matinées April 8, 9 at 2 p.m. In the D.B. Clarke Theatre, 1455 de Maisonneuve Blvd. W. Admission $10 or $5 for students.
Art in the Vanier Library
The Vanier Library’s second art exhibition is now on, with paintings by Concordia Fine Arts students Nathalie Quagliotto, Sylvia Garfield, and Alumni J.F. Biron and Shawn Mackniak. The Vanier library enjoins Concordia artists to show off their creations! There is an excellent exhibition space with display cases for sculptures and blank wall for paintings. For more info, email email@example.com
Canadian Centre for Architecture
The new exhibit 125 Kilos of Books marks the designation of Montréal as UNESCO World Book Capital City for 2005-06. An innovative presentation of rare items from the CCA Collection which spans over 500 years, 125 Kilos explores the significance of size in relation to the history of architectural books. Until April 30.
OSCAR PETERSON CONCERT HALL
Located at 7141 Sherbrooke St. 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, visit oscar.concordia.ca
All productions presented by the Department of Music at Concordia University. Tickets for events below are $5 (general admission), or free for students with ID.
Jazz Improvisation II
Student ensembles directed by Charles Ellison, jazz repertoire.
March 24, 8 p.m.
Jazz Vocal Recital
Students from the studio of Madeleine Thériault, jazz repertoire.
March 25, 8 p.m.
Students of Gregory Chaverdian playing classical repertoire.
March 26 at 7 p.m.
Jazz Improvisation II
Student ensembles directed by Charles Ellison, jazz repertoire.
March 29, 8 p.m.
The premiere of the Bill Evans Project by the Little Big Band. Compositions written by the pianist. Directed by Gary Schwartz. March 30 at 8 p.m.
Jazz Guitar Ensemble
Directed by Andrew Homzy, jazz repertoire. March 31, 8 p.m.
Jazz Vocal Recital
Students directed by Valerie Kin. Graduating students of Jeri Brown in a program of original works and repertoire classics. April 2 at 1 p.m.
Classical Vocal Repertoire
Students directed by Valerie Kinslow, classical repertoire. April 2, 8 p.m.
Jazz Vocal Recital
Students directed by Jeri Brown, works by Randy Bachman, Jamie Cullum, Dave Ghrol, Charles Mingus and Joni Mitchell, Cole Porter, and more. April 5 at 8 p.m.
Students directed by Jeri Brown, works by Tadd Dameron, Duke Ellington, John Lennon and Paul McCartney, plus African Dreams Suite, an original composition by John Winiarz. April 6 at 8 p.m.
MEETINGS & EVENTS
Screening starts at 7:30 p.m. and takes place in H-110. For more info, visit www.cinemapolitica.org
• THE WEATHER UNDERGROUND
March 27. A feature-length documentary that explores the rise and fall of American radical movement The Weather Underground. Former members speak candidly about the idealistic passion that drove them to bring the Vietnam War home and the trajectory that placed them on the FBI’s most wanted list.
Concordia’s School of Community and Public Affairs and L’Observatoire des Amériques de l’UQAM will co-host a public, bilingual conference on “Socio-Environmental Conflicts and Self-Determination – Development Issues on the American Continent.” March 23 at UQAM, March 24 at Concordia’s JA DeSève Cinema. For details, go to ccdhal.org
Arab-Israeli Dialogue Group
A moderated discussion between Israelis and Arabs to discuss varying perspectives on current events in the Middle East. March 25 from 4-6 p.m. in H-427. Sponsored by the Arab Student Association.
ENCS Career Fair
Career and Placement Services (Counselling and Development) presents the Spring 2006 edition of the Engineering and Computer Science Career Fair. March 30, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. on the second floor of the EV Building. For more info, visit caps.concordia.ca
Turning Down the Heat
As part of the Sustainable Business Conference, Sustainable Concordia presents this NFB film that travels the world showcasing practical and economically viable solutions to climate change. March 30, from 12:30 p.m.- 3 p.m. in H-110.
Peace & Conflict Resolution Lecture and Film Series
The Concordia Peace and Conflict Resolution Film Series presents Quartier Mozart. Filmed in Cameroon, Mozart is the story of the not-very-sentimental education of a schoolgirl who, with the help of a sorceress, enters the body of a young man to help her discover the sexual politics of her neighbourhood. March 30 at 6:45 p.m. in H-110.
Sustainable Business Conference
Sustainable Concordia presents its second annual conference on sustainable business, featuring keynote speaker Peter Robinson, CEO of Mountain Equipment Co-op. March 31. Seating is limited, email firstname.lastname@example.org to RSVP. For more info, visit sbc.concordia.ca
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:www.angelfire.com/co/TOASTM or contact Susan Ehret at 637-0190, firstname.lastname@example.org
Women Denied? Confirmed?
God didn’t always choose a man. There were times when only the hand or voice of a woman would do. In the history of Christianity there have been conflicting patterns presented to women. Wherein lay their power? Wherein lay their subordination? March 23, 6-9 p.m. in H-762. Presented by Theological Studies.
Simone de Beauvoir Institute Seminar Series
All lectures are from 1:30 - 3 p.m. in MU-101 (2170 Bishop St.)
• KATHRYN CAMPBELL
March 24. An adjunct professor in Concordia’s Department of Sociology and Anthropology, Campbell will speak about the impact of resource development on family violence in a Northern Aboriginal community in her lecture, “What Was It They Lost?”.
• KARIN DOERR
April 7. Doerr reflects upon her two academic trips to China in 2005 and the varied aspects of Canadian feminism that interested her Chinese hosts. The themes included Canadian women writers, the latest trends in feminist research and Canadian women and film. She will also discuss how she connected this wide range of themes to her own research.
The Department of English
presents a lecture by Jane Carlisle entitled “Factory Lives: Working Class Autobiographies and Victorian Classics.” March 27, 3:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. in H-762. A professor at Yale University, Carlisle specializes in Victorian literature and culture.
U.S. Influence and Our Army
The Director of Security Programs at the Polaris Institute, Steven Staples, will give a lecture about “The Americanization of the Canadian Military.” March 30 at 7 p.m. in H-763. Hosted by the Council of Canadians Montreal Chapter and the Concordia Student Union.
Canadian Jewish Studies Series
The Institute for Canadian Jewish Studies at Concordia presents a lecture by Kenneth Sherman, poet, essayist and creative writing instructor at the University of Toronto. He will speak about “Anne Frank and the Search for Self.” April 4 at 4:30 p.m. in the Religion Building, FA-202 (2060 Mackay St.) Free.
Olympic swimmer and Gold Medallist Mark Tewksbury will speak “On the Out Games and Being Out.” April 4 at 5:30 p.m. in H-767. Sponsored by the Q2 Network, a group of Concordia staff, faculty and students supporting sexual diversity at the university.
MFA Visiting Artist Program
Presented by Concordia Studio Arts.
• TANYA MARS AND JOANNA HOUSEHOLDER
March 24, 6:30 - 8:30 p.m. in EV-1-615 (1515 Ste. Catherine St. W.) Two seminal Canadian performance artists talk about their work. As co-editors of Caught in the Act, an anthology of performance art by Canadian women, their experience and knowledge is far ranging.
• DONT RHINE
April 5, 12 - 1:30 p.m. in VA-210 (1395 René Lévesque W.). Rhine is a member of Ultra Red, a collective that makes politically sound art through collaborations with human rights and labour rights organizations producing provocative outdoor public sound installations. Presented in conjunction with INTE 390 and the Concordia University AIDS project.
The Concordia Student Union presents a lecture by lawyer, author, consumer advocate and former U.S. presidential candidate Ralph Nader. April 5, 7 - 11:30 p.m. in H-110.
Science College Seminar
As part of its series of Inter-University Seminars on the History and Philosophy of Science, Concordia’s Science College presents a lecture entitled “Darker Matter: Problem and Paradigm” by Viktor Zacek, of the University of Montreal’s Department of Physics. April 6, 4 - 6 p.m. in SP-365.01 (7141 Sherbrooke St. W.).
SELF HELP & SUPPORT
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 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 supportservices.concordia.ca/legalinformationservices. Visits are by appointment only.
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 eap.concordia.ca or call ext. 3667.
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 studentsuccess.concordia.ca for info.
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.
SCHEDULE OF EUCHARISTS (ROMAN CATHOLIC) IN THE LOYOLA CHAPEL: Sundays at 11 a.m. (in English) and later in Spanish at 7:30 p.m., Tues., Wed. and Fri. at 12:05 p.m. Mon. and Thurs. Communion at 12:05 p.m. (all in English).
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.
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 email@example.com
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 teaching.concordia.ca/workshops/
• USES (AND ABUSES) OF POWERPOINT
Participants will analyze sample PowerPoint materials and gain ideas on how to make effective use of PowerPoint in their own teaching. March 31 from 9:30-11:30 a.m. in H-760.
• SUPERVISING STUDENT RESEARCH
In this panel discussion, seasoned professors, graduate students and undergraduate students will debate the do’s and don’ts of supervising student research. April 7 from 9:30-11:30 a.m. in H-760.
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
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
Editing, 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
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
GMAT Preparation Seminars
Want to pass your GMAT? Prep seminars start soon. For info, visit http://www.advantagemontrealseminars.com
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.
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
Tape transcription, term papers, manuscripts, CVs. Near Atwater and Souvenir. Call Carole at 937-8495.
For visiting professor or researcher. Three-bedroom house in Mont-Saint-Hilaire, 25 min. to Montreal city centre by train or bus. All conveniences and swimming pool. in the beautiful Quebec countryside, near cross country ski trails, lakes and mountains. Available for one year as of July 1. For info, visit www.thespian.ca/maison.html
Eco-Friendly Condo for rent
Beautiful open-concept 4 1/2 on two floors. Geothermal heat pump with radiant floor heating, very bright and private. Patio with large planting bed, bicycle parking, all appliances included. Near Charlevoix metro, Atwater Market and Lachine Canal. Heating and hot water included, $990/mo. Non-smokers only! Available July 1. Email email@example.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
2 1/2, 4 1/2 in NDG
Corner Sherbrooke St. and Grand Blvd. Both are renovated, bright, and include fridge and stove. Available immediately. Please call 739-7575 Mon.-Fri. between 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
31/2, 41/2, 51/2
Prestigious rental accommodations just footsteps from beautiful parks and exceptional cultural and recreational facilities. Ideal for professional. Please call 935-3511 or visit www.realstar.ca
Cozy Apartment for rent
NDG (Sherbrooke St. W), Large 2 1/2 apt, 2-minute walk to Loyola campus. Hardwood floors, large windows and sunlight. Quiet neighbours, swimming pool in the building. Fridge, stove, heat & hot water included. $525/month. Available April 1. Call 825-1871.
in large, bright, 7 1/2 duplex near Plamondon metro (orange line) and 165 bus. Rent is $450/mo. all-inclusive. Available immediately. Please call 618-9377.
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.
Two bdr. in new building. Five appliances, air conditioning, garage and balcony. Steps from the Loyola Campus. $1325/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
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.
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.
Work abroad this summer
Canada’s most popular youth exchange program, SWAP, is now accepting applicants for its USA program that allows Canadian youth to work and live in the U.S. for up to four months. To be eligible, participants must be at least 18 years-old and a full-time post-secondary student returning to full-time studies this fall. For more details, visit www.swap.ca
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
Looking for participants
The Human Performance research lab of Concordia’s Psychology Department is looking for participants whose dominant language is English to help explore factors affecting performance on a test used to predict reading skills. One 55-65 min. session consists of simple computer-based and paper-and-pencil tasks and is paid $10 upon completion. To schedule an appointment, email email@example.com
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
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 email@example.com
items for sale. Low prices on clothing, furniture, miscellaneous household goods, books and more, at Mission of the Great Shepherd, 2510 Center St., Point St. Charles, Charlevoix Metro. April 1, 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tel. 933-9608.
For purchase, in working order. Email Virginia, 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
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