Student-run gallery in the Visual Arts Building, 1395 René-Lévesque W. Blvd. http://www.vavgallery.com
Leonard & 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
• L’ECHO DES LIMBES
Oct. 13 - Nov. 19. Works by David Altmejd, Patrice Duhamel, Michael A. Robinson and Eve K. Tremblay. This exhibition explores the incessant communication that occurs between the world of external phenomena and that of internal representations. Inspired by the literary work of Lewis Carroll, this project invites one to enter – just as Alice pursued the White Rabbit – into parallel worlds that attempt to describe transitory states.
• BILINGUAL GUIDED TOURS
Tuesdays & Thursdays from 12-2 p.m., Saturdays from 1-3 p.m.
Exhibit in the Vanier Library
The Vanier Library at the Loyola Campus is now showing its first-ever exhibition this semester with paintings by Concordia Fine Arts student Sylvia Garfield and alumnus Shawn Mackniak. The library is enthusiastic about showing student art, and enjoins artists to come show off their creations. For more information, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
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
Jazz Guitar Ensemble
Concordia’s Department of Music presents “Count Art: The Concordia Jazz Guitar Ensemble plays Basie and Blakey.” Students directed by Andrew Homzy.
Tickets at the door only: $5 general admission, free for students with ID. Nov. 10 at 8 p.m.
The Charles Ellison Quartet
Concordia’s Department of Music presents an evening of original and classic jazz arrangements. Nov. 11 at 8 p.m. Tickets at the box office and on the Admission network: $15 for adults, $5 for seniors and non-Concordia students, free for Concordia students with ID.
Department of Music Presents
Six talented Concordia student bands will play a benefit concert, entitled “Do You Know What It’s Like to Rebuild New Orleans?” for the Music Maker Relief Foundation, a nonprofit organization dedicated to helping New Orleans musicians and their families. Nov. 13 at 8 p.m. Tickets at the box office or Admission, $20 for adults, $15 for students plus service charges. For more info, visit http://www.musicmaker.org
ÉuCue Concert Series
A selection of stereo and multi-channel works presented by the Concordia University Department of Music. Nov 16 at 8 p.m. Nov 17 and 18 at 5 p.m. and 8 p.m. Admission is free of charge.
Edwin Orion Brownell Concert
EDBED Productions presents Edwin Orion Brownell in a solo piano concert of his own compositions, accompanied by the original choreography of the Dalal Sajkali Dance Project. Nov. 19 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets at box office and Admission, $23 or $17 for students and seniors plus service charges.
Ensemble Sinfonia de Montreal
Symphony No. 2 in E minor, opus 27 by Sergei Rachmaninov; Concerto for clarinet and orchestra by Carl Maria Von Weber, Jean-François Normand, clarinet. Nov. 20 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets at the box office. $20 for adults, students $10.
Jazz Improvization II
Students directed by Dave Turner, jazz repertoire. Nov. 23 at 8 p.m. Tickets at the door only, $5 or free for students with ID. Presented by Concordia’s Department of Music.
Jazz Improvization II
Students directed by Charles Ellison, works by Billy Strayhorn, Dizzy Gillespie, Charlie Parker, Wayne Shorter, George Cables and others. Nov. 24 at 8 p.m. Presented by Concordia’s Department of Music. Tickets at the door only: $5 or free for students with ID.
MEETINGS & EVENTS
The Indian Students Association
presents its first-ever networking wine and cheese, where students will be able to interact with those from industry and academia. An exciting show celebrating the festivals of Diwali and Eid will follow. Come celebrate and enjoy some delicious Indian food! Nov. 12. Networking wine & cheese: 5-7 p.m. in EV 002.238. Show: 7:15 onwards in the DeSève Cinema. Dinner is served at 9:30. Tickets available on the Hall mezzanine from 10-5 p.m. Nov. 10-11, or by calling ext. 3540. They are $8, or $6 for students. Price does not include a nominal $2 fee for food. All members of the Concordia community welcome.
The Quebec Obsessive Compulsive Disorder Foundation cordially invites you to attend their annual colloquium on Nov. 12 from 9-5 p.m. at Concordia University, 1616 Ste-Catherine St. (the Faubourg) in rooms FG-C-070 and FG-C-080, Free admission. For more information, call 727-0012.
Gilles Vigneault book launch
Concordia will host the launch of le regard des mots, a book of poems by Quebec writer Gilles Vigneault and illustrated by his longtime friend, the Spanish artist Jesús Carles de Vilallonga. Nov. 14, 3-5 p.m. in the atrium of the EV building (corner Ste. Catherine and Guy). Both the author and artist will be in attendance.
All screenings are in H-110 and start at 7:30 p.m. For complete listings, visit http://www.cinemapolitica.org
• ZERO DEGREES OF SEPARATION
Nov. 14. ZERO focuses on two gay couples who literally span that country’s divide. Selim is a Palestinian who navigates the labyrinthine rules governing his presence in Israel to be with his Jewish lover, Ezra. Meanwhile, Edit confronts her own guilt about being a part of the system that oppresses her Palestinian lover, Samira. Admission: $4, as part of the RIDM Festival.
• SCARED SACRED
Nov. 18. Visiting the ‘Ground Zeros’ of the planet, award-winning filmmaker Velcrow Ripper asks if it’s possible to find hope in the darkest moments of human history. This powerful documentary captures his five-year odyssey to discover if humanity can transform the ‘scared’ into the ‘sacred’. Admission: $4, as part of the RIDM Festival.
Research and Technology Fair
Current research and development projects by members of the Concordia Centre for the Study of Learning and Performance (CSLP) will be exhibited in the form of poster presentations and software/video demonstrations. Nov. 17, 1-3 p.m. in the atrium of the library building. This event is open to the Concordia community. For more information, contact Colleen Ryan at 848-2424 ext. 2020.
Contemporary Dance Open House
Concordia’s Department of Contemporary Dance invites you to its Open House on Nov. 19 at 7315 de Terrebonne at the Loyola Campus (third floor). Free classes and workshops in contemporary technique (10 a.m.) and creative process and choreography (11:30 a.m.) will be followed by a studio performance of student works at 1 p.m. For more info, call 848-4740 or e-mail email@example.com
Conference: One Hundred Years of Poale Zion in Montreal
presented by the Concordia University Institute for Canadian Jewish Studies & Labour Zionist Alliance of Montreal, this conference looks at Polei Zion, the immigrant culture in which it flourished, its struggle for Jewish Education, and the historic personalities who emerged from it as community leaders and educators. Nov. 20, 8:30-5:30 p.m. at the Gelber Centre, 1 Carré Cummings. Registration required by Nov. 15. For more information, call 848-2424 ext. 8760 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
Peace & Conflict Resolution Series
presents O Herói (The Hero), the story of Angola, a nation torn apart by 40 years of uninterrupted war, and now trying imperfectly but courageously to piece itself back together. It is also the story of the city of Luanda, which like so many in the Third World, is trying to absorb millions displaced by civil strife and global economic change. Nov. 24 at 8 p.m. in H-937.
Conference in Ottawa
The Canadian Federation for the Humanities and Social Sciences (CFHSS) invites anyone with a personal, professional, or research interest in post-secondary education to attend the National Dialogue on Higher Education from Nov. 27-29 at the Ottawa Congress Centre. This pan-Canadian conference will feature the latest research and contributions of scholars, federal and provincial deputy ministers, university and college presidents, the media and business leaders alike (and more) to push post-secondary higher on the public agenda. For more information, go to http://www.visionedu.ca
Concordia Toastmaster’s 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/TOASTM or contact Susan Ehret at 637-0190, email@example.com
Canada in the World series
In a lecture entitled “Race Against Time”, Stephen Lewis will speak about the current aids epidemic in Africa. Mr. Lewis is a former Canadian Ambassador to the United Nations and one of Canada’s most influential commentators on social affairs, international development and human rights. Nov. 10, 7:30 p.m. in H-110. Presented by the Concordia Student Union.
Liberal Arts College Alumni Lecture
Professor Laurie Fendrich of NY state’s Hofstra University will speak on the topic “Why Artists Always Lie: The Inherent Antagonism Between Art and Philosophy.” Nov. 11, 7:30 p.m. in H-110.
Defiant Imagination Series
The Faculty of Fine Arts presents art history professor Martha Langford who will deliver a lecture entitled “Image and Imagination: Encounters with the Photographic Work of Tracey Moffatt.” Nov. 16. at 6 p.m. At the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts, 1380 Sherbrooke St. W. In English
Political Theory Speaker Series
As part of the Philosophy and Ideologies series, the Department of Political Science presents a lecture by Badr El-Fekkek of Concordia University who will speak on “Revealed Law as Rhetoric: Averroes on the Foundations of Islamic Jurisprudence.” Nov. 16, 3-5 p.m. in H-1220. For more info, contact firstname.lastname@example.org
HIV/AIDS Lecture Series
The Concordia Community Lecture Series presents a talk by Patrick Califia, the San Francisco-based sex/gender radical and author of the books Public Sex, Macho Sluts, and Speaking Sex to Power. He will speak on “Risk Taking Behaviour and HIV Education/Prevention in Two Sexual Minorities (transgendered and bdsm community members)”. Nov. 17 at 6 p.m. in H-110.
The Department of Art History
presents a lecture by Concordia Professor Dr Gannit Ankori, entitled “Palestinian Artists between East and West: Hybridity, Dis-Orientalism and Vision.” On leave from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, where she is an Associate Professor of Art History, Dr. Ankori is currently a research associate and visiting associate professor in the Women’s Studies in Religion Program at Harvard. Nov. 25 at 10:30 a.m. in the J.A. DeSève Cinema (LB 125).
UNIVERSITY OF THE STREETS CAFÉ
Open to everyone, Café sessions take place in both English and French. For details and a full list of events, visit http://univcafe.concordia.ca/html/home/html or contact Eric Abitbol at ext. 3967.
• THE POWER OF FOOD
How can we translate global dynamics around food into progressive action within a community? With incoming director of Santropol Roulant, Jane Rabinowicz. Nov. 12, 5-8 p.m. at Co-op La Maison Verte, 5785 Sherbrooke W.
• DOES OUR SOCIETY PROMOTE HAPPINESS?
With guest professor Louis Chauvin, Faculty Lecturer in Ethics and Strategy at McGill University and a short film by Paul Shore of the Guerrilla News Network. Nov. 21, 6:30-9 p.m. at Café Republique, 1200 Peel St. Space is limited, please RSVP by calling 875-1200. This event is organised in collaboration with the Concordia University Alumni Association and the McGill University Development & Alumni Relations.
SELF HELP & SUPPORT
For people experiencing depression, anxiety, anger, loss, relationship difficulties. Humanistic/psychodynamic approach. Contact Beverly at 989-2270.
International Students at Concordia and McGill are invited to come for dinner and Bible study, Wednesday nights 7p.m, at Yellow Door (3625 Aylmer). People from all nations and religions welcome. For directions and other information, email Barry at email@example.com.
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
Employee Assistance Program
A voluntary, confidential counseling and information service available 24/7 to all employees eligible for health benefits at Concordia, including their immediate family. English Services: 1-800-361-4765. French Services: 1-800-387-5676. Visit the EAP web site at: http://eap.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 information, call ext. 4960 or visit http://supportservices.concordia.ca/legalinformationservices. Visits by appointment only.
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.
Naturopathy and Reflexology
With Anna R. Dias, N.D. and CPMDQ member. Naturopathic consultations and reflexology. Receipts for insurance purposes and gift certificates available. For appointment, please call 488-2095 or 823-0093. For more information, visit www.annadias.com
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 am - 5 pm. Annex Z (2090 Mackay), Room 05. At Loyola: Tuesdays, 12 pm - 4 pm in the Guadagni Lounge. Drop in and check us out! Or phone 848-2424 x 2859.
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 more 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, LOVE, SEX AND PLEASURE, will be explored in a video of the same name that will precede a discussion with Dr. Allan W. Anderson. Nov. 11. Screenings take place at 12:30 p.m. in SP 365.01 at Loyola or at 8:30 p.m. in H-420 downtown. Free admission, donations appreciated. For more information, call 937-8869.
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
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/
• CREATIVE PROBLEM SOLVING
What is it that makes a creative problem solver and how can this be encouraged in the process of higher education? We will discuss the traits and strategies associated with creativity in general and across various disciplines. Nov. 18, 9:30-11:30 a.m. in AD 429 (Loyola Campus).
English Writing Workshop
conducted by professional instructor with more than 20 years 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 e-mail 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. E-mail 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 maths 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 e-mail cyril_Anderson@hotmail.com
GMAT Preparation Seminars
Want to pass your GMAT? Prep seminars start soon. For info, visit http://www.advantagemontrealseminars.com
Tape transcription, term papers, manuscripts, CVs. Near Atwater and Souvenir. Call Carole at 937-8495.
Editing, proofreading, tutoring and translation
From French into English by experienced Concordia graduate. Available to students in any discipline and at any level. Price is negotiable. Call 223-3489 or e-mail email@example.com
with international prize-winning artist. Drawing and painting. Traditional or contemporary. All levels. Individual or small group sessions. Portfolio development and art consultation. Call (514) 482-2564 for more details.
Flu Vaccines at Concordia
Limited quantities of the flu vaccine are available free of charge if you meet the criteria of the Department of Public Health. If you have a chronic medical condition, long-term heart or lung problem, are over 60 years of age or work with the public or small children, you could be eligible. Call ext. 3569 for more information. If you are not eligible, a limited amount of vaccines will be available as of Nov. 21 for $20. For appointment, call ext. 3569 no earlier than Nov. 14.