Five College Events
By Jacob Walters ’14, A&L Section Editor
Feb. 16: “Gawking, Gaping, Staring: Living in Marked Bodies,” Mount Holyoke College, 7:30 p.m.

Disabled people, trans people, fat people, and people of color all know what it’s like to be stared at. Through words and images, Eli Clare explores the internal experiences of living in marked bodies and the external meanings of oppression and bodily difference. Located in Gamble Auditorium.

Feb. 17: “Martin Luther King, Jr. Lecture: The Road to Someplace Better: From the Segregated South to Harvard Business School and Beyond,” Smith College, 4:30 p.m.

A Lecture by Lillian Lambert. Lillian Lambert was born in segregated South Carolina and, deciding to take life into her own hands, moved to New York and then to Washington D.C., receiving a BA degree from Howard University. She would go on to become the first African American woman to receive an MBA from Harvard University. Afterwards, she also received the prestigious Alumni Achievement Award, which is the highest accolade Harvard awards to alumni. Located in the Neilson Library Browsing Room.

Feb. 18: “Music in Deerfield- Paris Piano Trio,” Smith College, 8:00 p.m.

The Paris Piano Trio, Regis Pasquier, Roland Pidoux and Jean-Claude Pennetier, three musicians of individual brilliance, bring decades of collaborative experience to their performances. This program features music by Faure, Ravel and Schumann.

Feb. 18: “China Night Afterparty: Down the Rabbit Hole Chinese Cultural Association,” Mount Holyoke College, 10:00 p.m. to 2:00 a.m.

A dance party following the China Night performances to celebrate the year of the Rabbit. Located in the Great Room at the Blanchard Campus Center. Cost is $3.

Feb. 20: “War Dance: The Documentary,” Mount Holyoke College, 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

A film screening of War Dance, which focuses on the transformative power of music and dance in one war-torn community in Northern Uganda. Free. Donations accepted for ChildVoice International.

Issue 15, Submitted 2011-02-16 00:24:07