Yale Bulletin and Calendar

December 7, 2001Volume 30, Number 13
















Art & Architecture Building

Afro-American Cultural Center

Yale Center for British Art

Bass Center for Molecular and Structural Biology

Boyer Center for Molecular Medicine

Brady Memorial Laboratory

Beinecke Rare Book Library

Cross Campus Library

Connecticut Mental Health Center

Child Study Center

Digital Media Center for the Arts

Hall of Graduate Studies

Hunter Radiation Therapy Center

Institute of Sacred Music

Institution for Social
& Policy Studies

Jane Ellen Hope Building

John B. Pierce Laboratory

J.W. Gibbs Research Laboratories

Kline Biology Tower

Kline Geology Laboratory

Linsly-Chittenden Hall

Laboratory of Epidemiology
& Public Health

Laboratory for Medicine
& Pediatrics

Osborn Memorial Laboratory

Payne Whitney Gym

Sterling Hall of Medicine

Sterling Law Buildings

Sprague Memorial Hall

Sterling Memorial Library

School of Management

Sloane Physics Laboratory

Sheffield-Sterling-Strathcona Hall

Undergraduate Career Services

Whitney Humanities Center

William L. Harkness Hall

Wright Nuclear Structure

Yale Center for International and Area Studies

Yale University Art Gallery

Yale University
Health Services

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Friday, Dec. 7

Student Recital
5 p.m. Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church. Najin Kim, violin. (Sch. of Music)

Master of Music Recital
8 p.m. Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church. Yiming Gao, violin. (Sch. of Music)

Saturday, Dec. 8

"Great Organ Music at Yale"
8 p.m. Dwight Chapel. Martin Jean performs works by Dietrich, Buxtehude and J.S. Bach. Part of "A Sense of Place: 70 Years of Musicological Scholarship at Yale." A $5 donation is requested at the door. (Sch. of Music)

University Glee Club Holiday Concert
8 p.m. Battell Chapel. The all-male chorus will perform its 77th annual holiday concert with special guests The Con Artists. Performance will include Biebl's "Ave Maria," works by Randall Thompson and traditional Christmas carols. Tickets: $10, available at the door.

Yale Undergraduate Chamber Music Organization
8 p.m. Sudler Hall, WLH. Works by Haydn, Beethoven and Shostakovich. Tickets: $1.

Sunday, Dec. 9

Chamber Music Celebration
4 p.m. Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church. Concert artists from the Sch. of Music will perform works by Brahms, Schubert and Shostakovich. (Sch. of Music)

Master of Music Recital
8 p.m. Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Chruch. Yeong-Su Kim, oboe. (Sch. of Music)

Monday, Dec. 10

Guitar Chamber Music
8 p.m. Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church. Chamber music for guitar ensembles and for guitar with other instruments. Works by Bach, Miyagi, Falla, Britten, Bartok and Piazzolla. (Sch. of Music)

"Klezidential Address"
8 p.m. Chapel, Slifka Center. The Yale Klezmer Band.

Tuesday, Dec. 11

8 p.m. Battell Chapel. The Chamber Music Society at Yale presents a performance by Peter Frankl, piano; Syoko Aki and Erick Friedman, violin; Jesse Levine, viola; and Ole Akahoshi, cello, of Mendelssohn's "Opus 3 Piano Quartet," Reger's "Opus 2 Piano Trio" and Dohnányi's "Opus 1 Piano Quintet." Tickets: $12; $6 for students. Info.: (203) 432-4158; www.yale.edu/schmus. (Sch. of Music)

Wednesday, Dec. 12

Lunchtime Chamber Music
12:30 p.m. Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church. Chamber works by Mozart, Prokofiev and Dvorak performed by Sch. of Music student chamber ensembles. (Sch. of Music)

Yale Brass Showcase
8 p.m. Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church. Small brass groups and the Yale Brass Ensemble. (Sch. of Music)

Friday, Dec. 14

Doctor of Musical Arts Recital
1 p.m. Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church. Chris Vaneman, flute. (Sch. of Music)

Philharmonia Orchestra of Yale
8 p.m. Woolsey Hall. The Philharm0nia Orchestra under music director Lawrence Leighton Smith and featuring Stephen Buck, piano, will perform works by Ravel and Mussorgsky, and Stravinsky's "The Rite of Spring." A pre-concert conversation with the orchestra will take place at 7 p.m. at 435 College St. (Sch. of Music)

Saturday, Dec. 15

"A Musical Feast for Christmas"
8 p.m. Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church. The Greater New Haven Community Chorus, directed by Stephen Black. Tickets: $10 donation. Info.: (203) 624-1979.

Sunday, Dec. 16

"Messiah Sing-In"
2:30 p.m. Battell Chapel. Fenno Heath and Marguerite Brooks, conductors; Judith Caldwell, soprano; Kyle Pruett, tenor; Howard Sprout, bass; and David Connell, organ. The congregation is invited to bring their own scores of Handel's "Messiah" and sing the parts of the chorus; a limited number of scores will be available for $10. A donation of $5 per person is requested. Info.: (203) 432-2359. (Yale Glee Club)

St. Luke's Steel Band
2:30 p.m. BAC. Concert of works by British composers as well as calypso music.


Fri. & Sat., Dec. 7 & 8

"Living Out Loud"
8:30 p.m. & 11 p.m. Yale Cabaret. Created by Mike Hall, Brian Hetsko, Kate Pifko, Lou Vargas and Sabrina McGuigan. Tickets: $10; $8 for students; memberships available. Info. and reservations: (203) 432-1566.

Fri.-Sun., Dec. 7-9

"Captain's Cove"
Friday, 7 p.m. & 9 p.m.; Saturday, 1 p.m., 3 p.m. & 7 p.m.; Sunday, 1 p.m. & 3 p.m. 248 Park St. An original play written by Yale junior Carolyn Wright. Tickets: $3; $2 for children; free on Saturday at 1 p.m. Info.: (203) 436-0467; carolyn.wright@yale. edu. (Yale Children's Theater)

Fri. & Sat., Dec. 7 & 8 Mon.-Sat., Dec. 10-15

"It Pays to Advertise"
Monday, 7 p.m.; Tuesday-Friday, 8 p.m.; Saturday, 2 p.m. & 8 p.m. University Theatre. Written by Roi Cooper Megrue and Walter Hackett; directed by Stan Wojewodski Jr. "Family Dollar Matinee" Dec. 8; pay-what-you-can Dec. 10. Tickets: $20-$38; subscriptions available. Info.: (203) 432-1234. (Yale Rep)

Sunday, Dec. 9

"Dear Heartsey"
2 p.m. McNeil Lecture Hall, YUAG. A play about Colonial American Jewish life written by Allan Appel. Part of the Family Day celebration for the exhibition "Myer Myers: Jewish Silversmith in Colonial New York."


Friday, Dec. 7

"Globalizing the Central Asian Environment: International Organizations, Nongovernmental Organizations and the State"
11 a.m.-1 p.m. Seminar rm., ISPS. Erika Weinthal, Tel Aviv Univ. (Program In Agrarian Studies)

"Can the United States Afford Not to Prevent the Abuse and Neglect of Her Children?"
Noon-1 p.m. Rm. 211, Mason Lab. John Leventhal. (Bush Center)

"Status and Livelihood in 19th-Century Japan"
Noon. Rm. 102, Luce Hall. David Howell, Princeton Univ. (Council on East Asian Studies)

"The Controversy Between 'Liberalism' and 'New Left' in China and the Discrepancies Among Chinese Intellectuals' Views on the Events of Sept. 11th"
Noon. Rm. 103, Luce Hall. Xu Jilin, Shanghai Normal Univ., will lead the lecture and seminar lunch discussion in Mandarin Chinese. To reserve a lunch, call (203) 432-3426 in advance. (Council on East Asian Studies)

Labor and Population Workshop
12:15-1:45 p.m. Rm. 106, 28 Hillhouse Ave. Michael Keane. (EGC)

"The Status of Gender-Based Crimes in International Law and Prosecutions in International/Hybrid Tribunals"
12:30-2 p.m. Faculty lounge, SLB. Human Rights Workshop led by Kelly Askin of the Carr Center for Human Rights Policy, Harvard Univ. (Law Sch./ Orville H. Schell Jr. Center)

Saturday, Dec. 8

"Great British Paintings"
Noon. BAC. Gallery Talk tour.

Sunday, Dec. 9

"What Role Should the United States Play in the World After 9/11?"
7 p.m. Levinson Aud., SLB. A debate between Paul Kennedy and Charles Hill. Part of "Democracy, Security and Justice."

Monday, Dec. 10

"Measuring Wisdom"
1:30-2:30 p.m. Rm. 207, Kirtland Hall. Pamela S. Hartman. (PACE)

"The Political Economy of Government Responsiveness: Theory and Evidence from India"
3:30-5 p.m. Rm. 106, 28 Hillhouse Ave. Robin Burgess, London Sch. of Economics. (EGC)

"The Promise of the Recent Past, 1978-1998"
7:30 p.m. McNeil Lecture Hall, YUAG. Robert A.M. Stern will present the final DeVane Lecture in the series "Ideals Without Ideologies: Yale's Contribution to Modern Architecture."

Tuesday, Dec. 11

"Joseph Wright's 'Matlock-Tor' as a Didactic Landscape: Art, Science and History"
12:30 p.m. BAC. Art in Context talk by Andrew Graciano, BAC visiting fellow.

"Language and the Dilemma of Modernity in Africa"
4 p.m. Rm. 202, Luce Hall. Poet and literary critic Kofi Anyidoho, writer-in-residence at Columbia Univ. and professor of English at the Univ. of Ghana, presents the opening event of the spring lecture series "Translating the Globe." (YCIAS/ Ford Foundation)

"How Is It Possible? Slavery in 21st-Century America -- African American Farmworkers, Involuntary Servitude and the Burden of History"
4:15-6 p.m. Rm. 203, Luce Hall. Daniel Rothenberg, Univ. of Michigan. (Gilder Lehrman Center)

"Describing Molecular Structure and Dynamics in Solution with Two-Dimensional Infrared Spectroscopy"
4:30 p.m. Rm. 253, SCL. Andrei Tokmakoff, MIT. (Dept. of Chemistry)

Wednesday, Dec. 12

"Unethical Contexts for Ethical Questions"
Noon, lower level, ISPS; 7:30 p.m., Slifka Center. David Ehrenfeld, Rutgers Univ. Lunch will be available at the noon meeting for those who contact Carol Pollard in advance at (203) 432-6188 or carol.pollard@yale.edu. (ISPS Bioethics Seminar)

"September 11th and Beyond: Towards Hope and Reconciliation"
Noon-2 p.m. Common Rm., Divinity School. Faculty panel presentation with Miroslav Volf, Serene Jones and Benjamin Weiner, retired U.S. State Dept. Info: (203) 432-5310. (Divinity School)

"X-ray Scattering Studies of Transition Metal Oxides: Can You See Orbital Ordering with X-rays, or Not?"
1 p.m. Rm. 107, Mason Lab. Doon Gibbs, BNL, New York. (Dept. of Applied Physics)

"Critical Issues in Slavery and Emancipation in the 19th Century"
4-6 p.m. Rm. 103, Luce Hall. Teacher roundtable discussion with Jeffrey Kerr-Ritchie, SUNY, Binghamton. (Gilder Lehrman Center)

"Conformational Diversity Inspired by Natural Products"
4 p.m. Rm. 160, SCL. Richard Taylor, Univ. of Notre Dame. (Dept. of Chemistry)

"Muslim Student Perspectives on 9/11 and After"
7 p.m. Rm. 102, LC. Student panel discussion. Part of "Democracy, Security and Justice."

Thursday, Dec. 13

"Wilde Americk"
11 a.m. BAC. Gallery Talk tour.

Saturday, Dec. 15

"Great British Paintings"
Noon. BAC. Gallery Talk tour.


Saturday, Dec. 8

"Mona Lisa" (1986)
2 p.m. BAC. Directed by Neil Jordan.

Saturday, Dec. 15

"Scrooge" (1951)
2 p.m. BAC. Directed by Brian Desmond-Hurst.


Fri. & Sat., Dec. 7 & 8

"Man and Beast"
Friday, 2:15-6 p.m.; Saturday, 9:30 a.m.- 6:30 p.m. WHC. Session topics include "Beginnings," "Animal Kinship: Human and Non-Human," "Performativity" and "Animal Rights and Reason."

Fri.-Sun., Dec. 7-9

"A Sense of Place: Seventy Years of Musicological Scholarship at Yale"
Friday, 1-6 p.m.; Saturday, 9 a.m.-6 p.m.; Sunday, 9 a.m. Friday, lecture hall, SML; Saturday, Sudler Hall; Sunday, Collection of Musical Instruments. Panel topics include "Music in Monasteries and Cathedrals," "Music in Italian Sacred Institutions," "Music in Italian Secular Institutions," "Music in the Churches of the Low Countries and Germany" and "Composers in Nineteenth-Century Vienna." (Dept. of Music/Sch. of Music/Institute of Sacred Music/Irvins S. Gilmore Music Library/Beinecke Library/Collection of Musical Instruments/Office of the President)

Biomedical Sciences

Friday, Dec. 7

"How Epitope Specificity of Autoimmune B Cells Affects Peptide Presentation to T Cells"
Noon. Rm. 206, BCMM. Dr. Juan Jaume, Univ. of California at San Francisco. (Endocrine Physiology and Therapeutics Conference)

Monday, Dec. 10

"Anti-Tumor Activity of Cytotoxic T Lymphocytes Genetically Engineered to Target Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor Receptors"
4-5 p.m. Rm. 206, BCMM. Dr. Zoher Ghogawala. (VBT-IPCT)

"Exploring Connections Between Pre-mRNA Splicing and mRNA Fate"
4 p.m. Rm. 202, OML. Melissa Moore, Brandeis Univ. Tea will be served at 3:45 p.m. (Dept. of Molecular Biophysics and Biochemistry)

"Spinal Neurons that Possess the Receptor for Substance P Play An Integral Role in Hyperalgesia"
4 p.m. Peter B. Gordon Memorial Library, JPL. Donald A. Simone, Univ. of Minnesota. (JPL)

Tuesday, Dec. 11

"Functional and Biochemical Studies of Metalloprotease-Disintegrins (ADAMs) and Their Roles in Ectodomain Shedding of Proteins such as TNFalpha and TRANCE/OPGL"
Noon. Rm. B137, BML. Dr. Carl P. Blobel, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center. (Dept. of Pathology)

"Regulation of the Ras-MAP Kinase Signal Transduction Pathway"
4 p.m. Rm. I304, SHM. Kun-Liang Guan. (Dept. of Genetics)

Wednesday, Dec. 12

"Case Presentations from the Veterans Administration Medical Center"
7 a.m. Fitkin Amph. Dr. Wilfred Lewis. (Dept. of Anesthesiology Grand Rounds)

"Genetic Causes of Congenital Heart Disease"
Noon-1 p.m. Fitkin Amph. Dr. Peter Bowers.

Thursday, Dec. 13

"Life in the Lung: In Vivo Physiology Mycobacterium Tuberculosis"
4 p.m. Rm. 206-208, BCMM. Dr. John McKinney, Rockefeller Univ. (Section of Microbial Pathogenesis/Dept. of Medicine, Infectious Diseases)

"Contraceptive Update: Recent New Development"
4 p.m. Brady Aud., Lauder Hall. Dr. Ronald T. Burkman, chair, Baystate Medical Center. (Dept. of Obstetrics and Gynecology Grand Rounds)

Friday, Dec. 14

"Intravenous Immunoglobulin Therapy: Use in Asthma and Mechanisms of Action"
8:30 a.m. Beeson Library, HRT. Dr. Cheri Lin. (Section of Allergy and Clinical Immunology)

Endocrine Physiology and Therapeutics Conference
Noon. Rm. 206, BCMM. Dr. Lenard Wartofsky, Georgetown Univ.

"Overview of Hepatocellular Carcinoma in Japan"
1-1:50 p.m. Rm. 92, LMP. Keigo Osuga. (Section of Digestive Diseases)


Friday, Dec. 7

Opening Reception
1-2 p.m. & 4-5 p.m. Saybrook College common room. Reception celebrates the installation of a stained glass window designed by Saybrook junior Penny Herscovitch. (Saybrook College Council)

Fri. & Sat., Dec. 7 & 8

Christmas Tree Sale
Friday, 5-8 p.m.; Saturday, 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Marsh Hall lawn. A selection of spruce and fir trees from Yale's forest in Union, Connecticut, will be on sale. To reserve a tree, call (203) 432-8012. (Yale Chapter of the Society of American Foresters, F&ES)

Saturday, Dec. 8

Story Hour
11 a.m. Yale Bookstore. The story hour will feature a reading of Diane DeGroat's book "Jingle Bells, Homework Smells" and an activity. Cookies, cocoa and juice will be provided. Recommended for children aged 4 to 8.

Exhibition Opening Reception
1-4 p.m. Medical Library, SHM. Event marks the opening of "Peace," an exhibition of original paintings by Carmelina Mosher.

Sunday, Dec. 9

"Myer Myers Family Day"
1:30-4 p.m. YUAG. Highlights include a demonstration by New Haven silversmith Derek Simpson, a play about Colonial American Jewish life, Hanukkah hands-on art activities, live music by the Yale Klezmer Band and light refreshments from the Westville Kosher Bakery.

Tuesday, Dec. 11

"The 3-D's to Effective Presentations (Develop, Design and Deliver)"
9 a.m.-3 p.m. Rm. 1, 153 College St. Fee: $220; $150 for members of the Yale community. Registration: www.yale.edu/learningcenter.

Exhibition Opening Reception
6-9 p.m. Green Hall. Reception for the exhibition "Pop: Recent Work by Marisa J. Futernick," on view Dec. 9-15.

Wednesday, Dec. 12

"Getting There: The Professional You"
9 a.m.-noon. Steiner Rm., SHM. Fee: $65; $50 for members of the Yale community. Registration: www.yale.edu/learningcenter.

"Talking with Parents of Young Children"
Noon-1 p.m. Beaumont Rm., SHM. Lola Nash will discuss developmental growth, age appropriate expectations, day care, skills, play, social and cognitive development, and emotional support. Info. and registration: (203) 785-2512; susan.abramson@ yale.edu. (Office of the Provost/CSC/Office of Women in Medicine/McDougal Center/Early Childhood Education Program)

Thursday, Dec. 13

"Service of Music, Silence and Light"
Noon-1 p.m. Battell Chapel. A service of remembrance for members of the Yale community to mark death and loss as needed. Info.: (203) 432-1131. (Chaplain's Office)

"Employee Assistance Program -- Employee Orientation"
1-1:30 p.m. Brady Aud., Lauder Hall. Open to members of the Yale community. Registration: www.yale.edu/learningcenter.

"Employee Assistance Program -- Supervisory Training"
1:30-2:30 p.m. Brady Aud., Lauder Hall. Open to members of the Yale community. Registration: www.yale.edu/learningcenter.

Friday, Dec. 14

Book Signing
6:30 p.m. Yale Bookstore. Julia Chance will discuss her book "Sisterfriends: Portraits of Sisterly Love," which celebrates the unique bonds between African-American women in images and essays.

Saturday, Dec. 15

Book Signing
2 p.m. Yale Bookstore. Brenda Danet will discuss her book "Communicating Online," which investigates the textual and visual aspects of online communication and explores digital writing as online performance and artform.



Yale Astronomy Public Nights
First Thursday of each month, 9 p.m. Top level, Pierson-Sage Parking Garage. Visitors will have the opportunity to view astronomical objects such as the moon, planets, star clusters and galaxies through one of the department's many telescopes. Astronomers will be on hand to describe the objects. Info.: www.astro.yale.edu.

Guided Tours of Campus
Monday-Friday, 10:30 a.m. & 2 p.m.; Saturday & Sunday, 1:30 p.m. Yale Visitor Center, 149 Elm St. Info.: (203) 432-2300.

Highlights Tours of the Peabody Museum
Saturday & Sunday, 1 p.m. Lobby, Peabody Museum. Free with museum admission ($5; $3 for children and seniors; free with valid Yale I.D.). Info.: (203) 432-5050; www.peabody.yale.edu.

Masterpiece Tours of the Yale Art Gallery
Saturday, 1:30 p.m.; Sunday, 3 p.m. YUAG. Tours of the permanent collection led by docents.


School of Architecture
Monday-Saturday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. "Architecture or Revolution: Charles Moore and Architecture at Yale in the 1960s," through Feb. 1.

School of Art
Monday-Friday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; Saturday & Sunday, noon-5 p.m. "Exhibition of Work by All MFA 2002 Yale School of Art Students," through Dec. 16; "Pop: Recent Work by Marisa J. Futernick," Dec. 9-15.

Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library
Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m.; Saturday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. "A Library for its Time: Collections Then & Now, 1701-2001," through Dec. 21; "The Diaries of Noel Coward," through Dec. 21.

Peabody Museum of Natural History
Monday-Saturday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; Sunday, noon-5 p.m. "Peru: From Village to Empire," through Jan. 3; "The African Roots of the Amistad Rebellion: Masks of the Sacred Bush," through February. Admission: $5; $3 for children and seniors; free with valid Yale I.D.

Sterling Hall of Medicine
Monday-Thursday, 8 a.m.-midnight; Friday, 8 a.m.-8 p.m.; Saturday, 10 a.m.-7 p.m.; Sunday, 9:30 a.m.-midnight. Medical Library, "Peace," paintings by Carmelina Mosher, through Jan. 4.

Yale Center for British Art
Tuesday-Saturday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; Sunday, noon-5 p.m. "'Wilde Americk': Discovery and Exploration of the New World," through Dec. 30; "Great British Paintings from American Collections: Holbein to Hockney," through Dec. 30.

Yale Physicians Building Art Place
Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Paintings, photographs, sculptures, pottery, quilts, weaving and other works by local artists and University faculty and staff; through March 2002.

Yale University Art Gallery
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday, 10 a.m.- 5 p.m.; Thursday, 10 a.m.-8 p.m.; Sunday, 1- 6 p.m. "Myer Myers 1723-1795: Jewish Silversmith in Colonial New York," through Dec. 30; "The Art of Mu Xin -- Landscape Paintings and Prison Notes," through Dec. 9; "Rediscovering Fra Angelico: A Fragmentary History," through Dec. 30; "John Singer Sargent: The Painter as Sculptor," through April 21; "Holland of the Imagination: Dutch Prints and Drawings of the Sixteenth and Seventeenth Centuries," through Feb. 3.


Alcoholics Anonymous
Monday, 7:30 a.m., Dwight Hall, Open Big Book Meeting; Tuesday, 7:30 a.m., Dwight Hall, Open Living Sober Meeting; Wednesday, 7:30 a.m., Dwight Hall, Open Promises and Traditions Meeting; Wednesday, 8 p.m., YUHS basement, Meeting; Thursday, 7:30 a.m., St. Thomas More Chapel Hall, Open Step Meeting; Friday, 7:30 a.m., Dwight Hall, Open Topic Discussion Meeting; Sunday, 8 a.m., YUHS basement, Open Discussion Meeting.

Alzheimer's Disease Support Group
First Thursday of each month, 1:15 p.m. 6th flr., 1 Church St. The Alzheimer's Disease Research Unit is offering a support group for relatives and friends of those with Alzheimer's disease. Dessert and coffee will be served. Info.: (203) 764-8100.

Second Thursday of each month, 7 p.m. Rm. 119/120b, HGS. ASHA-Yale is a volunteer organization dedicated to promoting basic education in India. Info.: asha@yale. edu; www.yale.edu/asha.

Becoming Better Teachers: A Medical Education Discussion Group
Fourth Tuesday of each month, noon-1 p.m. Computer lab, Medical Sch. library, 333 Cedar St. (Office of Academic Development)

Greater New Haven Toastmasters
Second and fourth Wednesday of each month, 6:30-8:15 p.m. Rm. 405, BASS. All members and guests are welcome to join the public speaking improvement group. Info.: Sid Kelly, (203) 882-2542, (203) 937-1922 or skelly16@snet.net.

Marxist Reading Group
Alternate Fridays beginning Sept. 14, 4 p.m. Rm. 108, WHC. Readings available in WHC main office. Info.: www.yale.edu/amstud/marxism; john.mackay@yale.edu.

Yale Korean BioScience Society (YKBS)
Second Thursday of each month, 6-9 p.m. Rm. c015, SHM. Seminars will be presented by the professional group. Info.: www.yale.edu/ykbs.

Yale-New Haven Yiddish Reading Circle
Wednesday, noon-1:15 p.m. Slifka Center. Reading of modern and classical Yiddish literature. Reading knowledge of Yiddish is desirable. Info.: (203) 288-8206.

Yale Poetry Group
Alternate Thursdays beginning Oct. 25, 8 p.m. Calhoun College fellows room.

Yale Toastmasters Club
Friday, noon-1 p.m. Rm. LLI, 221 Whitney Ave. Open to members of the Yale community. Info.: Ann Straub, (203) 436-3903; ann.straub@yale.edu.

Language Tables

Arabic Table
Tuesday, noon. Ezra Stiles College dining hall. Bassam Frangieh. (Dept. of Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations)

Chinese Table
Wednesday, noon. Silliman College dining hall. Zhengguo Kang. Info.: (203) 432-2938. (Dept. of East Asian Languages and Literatures)

French Table
Monday, 12:30-1:30 p.m., Ezra Stiles College dining hall, Ryan Poynter and Brooke Donaldson; Wednesday, 12:30-1:30 p.m., Trumbull College dining hall, Ruth Koizim and Marina Davies; Wednesday, 5:45 p.m., Calhoun College, Samuel Sigg; Thursday, 12:30-1:30 p.m., Silliman College dining hall, Jeffrey Boyd and Vincent Giroud. (Dept. of French)

German Table
Wednesday, 12:30-1:30 p.m., Pierson College dining hall; Thursday, 12:30-1:30 p.m., Branford College dining hall. (Germanic Languages and Literature)

Indonesian Table
Thursday, noon. Berkeley College dining hall. Info.: (203) 436-4192; indriyo.sukmono@yale.edu. (Southeast Asia Studies)

Japanese Table
Thursday, noon. Silliman College dining hall. Hiroyo Nishimura. Info.: (203) 432-2943. (Dept. of East Asian Languages and Literatures)

Korean Table
Wednesday, noon, Morse College dining hall; Thursday, noon, Saybrook College dining hall. Seungja Choi. Info.: (203) 432-2866. (Dept. of East Asian Languages and Literatures)

Portuguese Table
Monday, 12:30-1:30 p.m., Silliman College dining hall; Monday, 5-6 p.m., Davenport College dining hall; Tuesday, 5-6 p.m., Jonathan Edwards College dining hall; Friday, 12:30-1:30 p.m., Ezra Stiles College dining hall. (Dept. of Spanish and Portuguese)

Russian Table
Tuesday, 7 p.m., McDougal Center Cafe, Robin Ladouceur; Thursday, 12:30-1:30 p.m., Pierson College dining hall, Julia Titus. (Dept. of Slavic Languages and Literatures)

Spanish Table
Elementary, Wednesday, 12:30 p.m.; intermediate, Thursday, 12:30 p.m.; advanced conversational, Monday, 12:30 p.m. Silliman College dining hall. (Dept. of Spanish and Portuguese)

Tagalog/Filipino Table
Wednesday, 11:30 a.m. Jonathan Edwards College dining hall. Info.: (203) 436-0750; carissaanna.dizon@yale.edu. (Southeast Asia Studies)

Thai Table
Friday, noon. Morse College dining hall. Info.: (203) 436-3200; kris.sirirasivawong@yale.edu. (Southeast Asia Studies)

Vietnamese Table
Thursday, noon. Commons dining hall. Info.: (203) 432-5097; quang.van@yale.edu. (Southeast Asia Studies)


The Church of Christ in Yale

Battell Chapel. University Public Worship, Dec. 9, 11 a.m.; Service of Lessons and Carols, Dec. 10, 8 p.m.; Intergenerational Christmas Pageant, Dec. 16, 11 a.m. Info.: (203) 432-8750.

Episcopal Church at Yale
Student Life Center (SLC), 341 Elm St. Sunday, 5 p.m., Dwight Chapel, Holy Communion, followed by dinner on the first Sunday of each month at the SLC. Sunday, 10 p.m., Christ Church, 84 Broadway, Compline, medieval sung prayer service. Wednesday, 6:15 p.m., Berkeley Divinity Sch., Midweek Communion, meet at SLC for transportation. The Reverend Kathleen Dorr, chaplain. Info.: (203) 789-6387.

First & Summerfield United Methodist Church
Sunday, 11 a.m. 425 College St. The Reverend Ralph Lord Roy. Info.: (203) 624-2521.

First Unitarian Universalist Society of New Haven
Sunday, 10:30 a.m. 608 Whitney Ave. Info.: Francis, (203) 562-0672.

International Church at Yale
Sunday, 11 a.m. Dwight Chapel. Info.: www. yale.edu/icy.

Luther House -- The University Lutheran Ministry in New Haven
Sunday, 4:30 p.m. 27 High St. Service of Holy Communion in a contemporary setting. Bible study and service opportunities are available. Info.: Carl Sharon, (203) 432-1139; www.yale.edu/lutherhouse.

New Haven Friends
Sunday, 10:30 a.m. 225 East Grand Ave. Transportation will leave from Phelps Gate at 10:10 a.m. Info.: (203) 468-7364.

St. Thomas More Catholic Chapel and Center
268 Park St. Sunday Mass, 10 a.m. & 5 p.m.; Mass, Tuesday-Thursday, 5:30 p.m.; Reconcilation, Tuesday, 6-7 p.m., or by appt.; evening prayer, Monday & Friday, 5:30 p.m. Info.: (203) 777-5537.

Services at the Joseph Slifka Center for Jewish Life at Yale
80 Wall St. Orthodox services, Monday-Thursday, 7:30 a.m. & 6:30 p.m.; Friday, 7:30 a.m. & 15 min. before sundown (call for times); Saturday, 9 a.m. & after sundown (call for times); Sunday, 8:30 a.m. Conservative/Egalitarian services, Monday-Thursday, 8:30 a.m. & 6:30 p.m.; Friday, 8:30 a.m. & 5:30 p.m.; Saturday, 10 a.m. (occasionally) & 6:30 p.m.; Sunday, 10:30 a.m. Reform, Friday, 5:30 p.m. The Fruity Minyan, Friday, 5:45 p.m. Downtown Minyan, Saturday, 10:30 a.m. Info.: (203) 432-1134.

Taize Candlelight Prayer
Wednesday, 9:07 p.m. Dwight Chapel. An ecumenical service of song, silence, prayer and praise featuring music from Taize. Info.: carl.sharon@ yale.edu; www.yale.edu/lutherhouse; (203) 432-1139. (University Lutheran Ministry in New Haven)

Unitarian Society of New Haven
Sunday, 9:15 a.m. & 11:15 a.m. 700 Hartford Turnpike, Hamden. The Reverend Kathleen McTigue. Info.: (203) 288-1807.

Yale Orthodox Christian Fellowship
5 p.m. Lovett Rm., Battell Chapel. Vespers. Info.: Xenios Papademetris, (203) 387-4220 ; www.yale. edu/ocf.


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