This week @Agnes Scott, Oct. 22, 2010
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Do You Know Jack? Today in history: On Oct. 22, 1926, Harry Houdini was punched in the stomach. Part of his act was being able to withstand any man's fist. He died on Halloween, after his appendix burst. Roughly 2,000 people attended his funeral. This week in history: On Oct. 24, 1947, Walt Disney testified before the House Un-American Activities committee, labeling three employees, who were active in labor unions, as Communists.
Is there a more perfect place in Decatur to attend a moon-viewing festival than Agnes Scott's Bradley Observatory? This Saturday, Oct. 23, 7 p.m., see more info on Otsukimi below.
Special & Cultural Events Friday-Saturday, Oct. 22-23, 8 p.m., Danceworks, a Studio Dance Theatre performance with original work by Bridget Roosa and Doris Humphrey, student choreography and more. Free for the ASC community with ID, $5 for visitors, Presser Hall, Gaines Chapel Saturday, Oct. 23, 7 p.m., Otsukimi. Moon-viewing has been celebrated in Japan for centuries. At this annual festival you're invited to enjoy the traditional moon-viewing activities of haiku composition, calligraphy, feasting on Japanese sweets and tea, and viewing the full moon through the Dobsonian telescope. Sponsored by the Japanese Cultural Events Committee.Bradley Observatory and Delafield Planetarium Coming soon! 8 p.m., Oct. 29-30 and Nov. 56; 2 p.m., Oct. 31 and Nov. 7; The Blackfriars present: "The Clean House," by Sara Ruhl, free for students with ASC ID, $7 general public, $5 group discount, Dana, Winter Theatre. Tickets sold at the door. Need More info? Phone: 404 471-6248. The Dalton Gallery's "Quadrennial: Greater Decatur" exhibit runs through Nov. 21. Wide-ranging media featuring work from artists within 100 miles of Decatur that hasn't been shown within 100 miles of Agnes Scott, with a theme of contemporary issues. Read the Burnaway review. Gallery info About the show TUESDAY Oct. 26, 7 p.m. Artist talks at the gallery with Jonathan Bouknight, Marc Brotherton, Chung-Fan Chang, Matt Haffner, Sara Hornbacher, Hartmut Koenitz, Susan Krause, Claire Paul and Lisa Tuttle.
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Through Oct. 29: Halloweengrams $1 each to benefit the Partnership Walk for Global Poverty, hosted by the Aga Khan Development Network. Send one to a friend! Sold in Evans, during lunch by the Interfaith Council. Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org Friday, Oct. 22, 12:30 p.m., Spoken Word Workshop, and showcase at 8 p.m., featuring activists educators, and poets Tristan Silverman and Theresa Davis. Sponsored by Affinity, intercultural affairs and student activities. Free for ASC students (with I.D.) and $5 for guests. Workshop held in Evans 1-2, Showcase is in Evans Main Friday, Oct. 22, 3 p.m., Model United Nations meeting, Buttrick 203 Tuesday, Oct. 26, 3:30 p.m.-6 p.m., Study Abroad Game: Dare to Dream, life-sized interactive board game that walks you through the steps to make study abroad a reality, and talk with students who've already been. See more on Facebook. Sponsored by international education. Alston, The Hub Wednesday, Oct. 27, 5 p.m., "Survival Guide for ASR," admission student recruiters meeting for new and returning members. Come hear from your exec board! Evans, Terrace Level. Thursday, Oct. 28, 7 p.m., "The Personal Food Essay: Letting Flavor and Memory Stir the Pot," with AJC food writer/blogger John Kessler. Part of the Careers in Writing series sponsored by the Center for Writing and Speaking. Kessler will explore topics in food writing and how to write for a web audience. McCain Library, 211 Thursday, Oct. 28, 7 p.m., Studio Dance Theatre presents: Haunted House, reconstruct your fears. Mini performances of repertoire will be shown by members of Studio Dance Theatre and spoofed for a scary evening of dance. This event is a fundraiser to help our dancers attend the American College Dance Festival in the spring. Entry is $2 with your ASC I. D., and $4 for off-campus visitors. In the Dance Center, come if you dare... Friday, Oct. 29, 8 p.m., Wizard's Ball, sponsored by Anime Club. Evans Main Sunday, Oct. 31, 6 p.m., Dia de los Muertos (Honoring Our Past), Diversifest, sponsored by intercultural affairs. Evans Main
Readings, Lectures, Films & Panels Wednesday, Oct. 27, 6 p.m., Up 'Til Dawn Halloween Movie Marathon showing "Paranormal Activity," "Double Double Toil and Trouble," and "Silence of the Lambs." Alston, the Hub Wednesday, Oct. 27, 5 p.m., Michael Davis, professor of art at Mount Holyoke College, will examine the art and architecture of Paris during the Gothic period, paying special attention to the rich experience of urban life and the broader significance of Paris within Medieval Europe. Harvey Stahl Lecture, Free, guests are welcome, no ticket required. Buttrick G4 film room; reception follows in Dana Fine Arts Building, Room 1 Thursday, Oct. 28, 1 p.m., Agnes Scott Believes, Julia Thompson Smith Chapel Thursday, Oct. 28, 4 p.m., Stress Management and Relationship Techniques Group (S.M.A.R.T. Group), Hopkins lobby Thursday, Oct. 28, 7 p.m., Asian Scary Movie Night, showing "The Eye" (Korean) remake of the Hong Kong film "Jian Gui," and "The Ring" (Japanese) Buttrick 203
Important Dates & Info Thursday-Friday, Oct. 28-29, Agnes Scott College Board of Trustees meetings Tuesday, Oct. 26, Free Gardasil (cervical cancer) vaccination available on campus through DeKalb Board of Health. Series of three injections are free for those ages 1926. Insurance billing may be required for some students. Please preregister with the Wellness Center if you wish to participate. Wednesday, Oct. 27, Last day to withdraw from a course with a W grade or change a class to pass/fail.
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Sports & Intramurals Check the Athletics Web Site for Games, Rosters and Schedules Varsity sports: Soccer Schedule Volleyball Schedule Intramurals: Triathlon and Cycling Club schedule
Academic, Tutoring & Labs Math and Economics Learning Center hours: (Buttrick G-12) Sunday 5-8 p.m.; Monday 1-8 p.m.; Tuesday 11:30 a.m.-8 p.m.; Wednesday 1-8 p.m.; Thursday 11:30 a.m.- 8 p.m.; Friday 11:30 a.m.-3 p.m. Contact: Larry Riddle Tuesday, Oct. 26, 1 p.m., Study abroad info session, Alston 205
Career Planning Walk-in Hours: Monday-Thursday, 3-4:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 26, The Jet Program (teaching English in Japan), 10 a.m.-noon Alston Lobby; noon-1 p.m., Evans main, 1-2 p.m., Alston 222 Tuesday, Oct. 26, 1 p.m., The Playgroup (babysitting referral agency) info session, Alston 222 Wednesday, Oct. 27, Southern Teachers Agency interviews, by appointment, sign-up required. Contact Misty Dumas-Patterson. email@example.com Wednesday, Oct. 27, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Savannah College of Art & Design admission representative visit, Alston, first floor lobby Thursday, Oct. 28, 1 p.m., Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute info session, Alston 222 Friday, Oct. 29, 2 p.m., Peace Corps info session, Alston 222 Saturday, Oct. 30, 11 a.m., Medical school application workshop, Alston 205 Internship Spotlight: The Arthritis Foundation is offering a mini-internship (available now) to assist with event planning; a fuller internship in the same area is available for spring. Send resume and cover letter to Tracy Preston at firstname.lastname@example.org or contact Professor David M. Williams in career planning.
Clubs & Meetings Affinity, Tuesdays, 7 p.m., Alston, Amelia Davis Luchsinger Lounge Amnesty International Anime Club, 8 p.m., Thursdays, Buttrick G-24. ASC Community Orchestra, 7 p.m., Mondays, Presser, Gaines Chapel ASC Young Democrats, 7 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 26, Alston 206 ASC Libertarians 6 p.m., Thursdays, Alston 304 AWISA Baptist Collegiate Ministry, 8 p.m., Wednesdays, Julia Thompson Smith Chapel, meditation room Chess Club, 7 p.m., Friday, Oct. 29, Buttrick 204 Circle K, 5:30 p.m., Wednesdays, Bullock 108E The Collective Club, 7 p.m., Wednesdays, Alston 206 Daughters of Gaia, 7:15 p.m., Thursdays, Julia Thompson Smith Chapel Fellowship of Christian Students, 7 p.m., Tuesdays, Bullock 112W Friends of Silence, Monday, Oct. 25, 4:30 p.m., Julia Thompson Smith Chapel Interfaith Council, 6 p.m., Tuesdays, Julia Thompson Smith Chapel Jewish Student Association Latinas UNIDAS, 7:30 p.m., Wednesdays, Alston 304 LBTQIA Collective New Life Discipleship Group, 7:30 p.m. Wednesdays, Rebekah Scott Hall parlor & 7:30 p.m., Thursdays, Inman Hall lobby. Bible study & fellowship in a small group setting. The Profile student newspaper, 6 p.m (editorial board) and 7 p.m. (general staff) Wednesdays, Alston 304 Renew, Mondays, 7:30 p.m., Julia Thompson Smith Chapel (lower level) Sociology and Anthropology Club Strong Sistas, 12:30 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 26, Evans, south dining room Student Government Weekly Spanish Conversation Tables with Ana Cristina Archilla, Mondays, 11:30
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a.m.-12:30 p.m. and 5-6 p.m., Evans Hall Weekly Worship Service, 8 p.m., Sundays, Julia Thompson Smith Chapel Witkaze
Faculty & Staff Join the Clean Air Campaign: Those who regularly use alternative forms of transportation receive a discounted annual parking rate. Log your commute for a chance to win a $25 gift card. Friday, Oct. 22, 2 p.m., Safe Zone Training, the program exists to create safe spaces for members of our community that identify as Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, Intersex and Questioning (LGBTQIQ). Free and open to the public, sponsored by the Center for Teaching and Learning. Buttrick 101A Tuesday, Oct. 26, 1 p.m., Finance Convocation, Evans ABC Wednesday, Oct. 27, noon, ASC Advantage meeting, Evans, south dining room
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Is there a more perfect place in Decatur to attend a moon-viewing festival than Agnes Scott's Bradley Observatory? This Saturday, Oct. 23, 7...