October Calendar of Events

OCTOBER 1
Fitness Workshop "Starting a Fitness Program," a free informal fitness presentation. Come dressed to participate. Sign up by e-mailing branwen.smith-king@tufts.edu or call (617) 627-3782. Gantcher Center bleachers, 12:15-1 p.m.

Chemistry Seminar "Chemistry with Stretched Molecules: Using Vibrational Excitation to Probe Surface Chemical Dynamics," Daniel Auerbach, IBM Almaden Research Center. Pearson Chemistry Building, Room 106, 4:30 p.m.

Women's Studies Lecture by Andrea Nye, author of Feminism and Modern Philosophy (forthcoming, Routledge); Philosophy and Feminism, At the Border (1995); Philosophia: The Thought of Rosa Luxemburg, Simone Weil and Hannah Arendt (1993); Words of Power: Feminist Readings in the History of Logic (1990) and Feminist Theories and the Philosophies of Man (1988). For more information call (617) 627-2955. Olin Center, Room 011, 5:30 p.m.

Academic Calendar Last day for arts, sciences and engineering students, except first-year undergraduates, to submit petitions to Dowling Hall to drop courses without record of enrollment and for undergraduates to select pass/fail options.

OCTOBER 2
Nutrition Policy Seminar "Eating Behavior, Energy Intake and Weight Gain: Recipes for Overeating," Megan A. McCrory, scientist, Energy Metabolism Laboratory, HNRCA. Sackler Center, Room 308D, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Boston campus.

Music Faculty Colloquium "Some Computational Issues in the Psychology of Music," Otto E. Laske, visiting lecturer in music. 20 Professors Row, 11:50 a.m.

Women's Center Open House Meet the staff, look at their resources, meet new friends. The student a cappella group Essence will perform. Women's Center, 55 Talbot Ave., noon-2 p.m.

Women's Soccer WPI at Tufts, Kraft Field, 4 p.m.

Center for South Asian and Indian Ocean Studies "The Ugly Face of Mobilization: The Gujarat Riots and Beyond," Amrita Basu, professor of political science and women's and gender studies, Amherst College. Cabot Center, Room 205, 5-7 p.m.

Fitness Workshop "Starting a Fitness Program," a free informal fitness presentation. Come dressed to participate. Sign up by e-mailing branwen.smith-king@tufts.edu or call (617) 627-3782. Gantcher Center bleachers, 5:30-6:30 p.m.

Volleyball Endicott at Tufts, Cousens Gym, 7 p.m.

OCTOBER 3
Noon Hour Concert John McDonald, chairman of music, on piano. Alumnae Lounge, 12:30 p.m.

Lecture "The Economics of Environmental Compliance," Jay Shimshack, assistant professor of economics at Tufts, Mayer Campus Center, Zamparelli Room, 12:45 p.m.

Field Hockey Tufts at Babson, 4 p.m.

Lecture "Towards a New European Union? Limits and Possibilities of the European Convention," Fletcher Prof. Josť M. de Areilza will speak on the recent efforts to establish a European Convention. Cabot 702, 4:30 p.m.

Chaplain's Table "Chinese Healing." Dewick-MacPhie Dining Hall conference room, dinner at 5 p.m. followed by discussion until 7 p.m.

OCTOBER 4
Golf ECAC Championships at Brockport N.Y., 11 a.m., through October 6.

Volleyball Tufts at Bates Invitational, through October 5.

OCTOBER 5
Women's Soccer Tufts at Bowdoin, 11 a.m.

Field Hockey Tufts at Bowdoin, 11:30 a.m.

Men's Soccer Tufts at Bowdoin, noon.

Women's Tennis Tufts at Bowdoin, noon.

Football Tufts at Bowdoin, 1:30 p.m.

Sailing New England Women's Singlehanded Championships at MIT, through October 6.

Sailing Danmark Trophy at Coast Guard through October 6.

OCTOBER 6
Golf Tufts at Colby Invitational, noon.

Protestant Worship Services Crane Room, Paige Hall, 7 p.m.

Roman Catholic Mass Sacred Heart Church, Winthrop Street, Medford, 10 p.m.

OCTOBER 7
Physiology Seminar "Autophagy: A Regulated Pathway of Cellular Degradation," Daniel J. Klionsky, University of Michigan. DeBlois Auditorium A, Sackler Center, noon-1 p.m. Boston campus.

OCTOBER 8
Physiology Seminar "Drs2-related ATPase in Protein Traffic," Todd Graham, associate professor of biological sciences, Vanderbilt University. M&V 702, noon-1 p.m. Boston campus.

Field Hockey Gordon at Tufts, Huskins Field, 4 p.m.

Men's Soccer Salve Regina at Tufts, Kraft Field, 4 p.m.

Women's Soccer Tufts at Brandeis, 4 p.m.

Chemistry Seminar "Evolution and Design of Nucleic Acid Biosensors," Prof. Andrew Ellington, University of Texas at Austin. Pearson Chemistry Building, Room P-106, 4:30 p.m. For information, contact Janice Silva at (617) 627-2634 or e-mail Janice.silva@tufts.edu

Women's Studies Screening of the 2002 film "Women: The Forgotten Face of War" and a discussion with filmmakers Susan Muska and Greta Olafsdottir, whose first film, "The Brandon Teena Story," played at the Maryland Film Festival in 1999 and inspired the feature film "Boys Don't Cry." In their new film, Muska and Olafsdottir look at the war in Kosovo and its impact on the local women. For more information, call (617) 627-2955. Tisch Library, Room 316, 7-9 p.m.

Volleyball Emmanuel at Tufts, Cousens Gym, 7 p.m.

OCTOBER 9
Nutrition Policy Seminar "The Bones Project: A Randomized Intervention Study Targeting Bone Growth and Development," Christina D. Economos, assistant professor, Gerald J. and Dorothy R. Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy, and scientist, Jean Mayer USDA Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging. 9th-floor conference room, HNRCA, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Boston campus.

Women's Tennis Wellesley at Tufts, Voute Courts, 3:30 p.m.

Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics "Toward a Better Understanding of HIV Drug Resistance and Treatment Failure," Dr. Eoin P.G. Coakley, assistant professor, Tufts School of Medicine. M&V 226, 3:45 p.m. Boston campus.

Forum "Hot Air and Solid Waste: Climate Change Strategy after Kyoto." Speakers and their topics include: "The Policy Framework: What Kyoto Left Out," Fletcher Prof. William Moomaw; "Why Waste Matters: Counting Carbon Emissions," Fletcher Prof. Frank Ackerman and Robin Taylor of Tufts' Department of Urban and Environmental Policy and Planning; "Plastics in Japan: Is Recycling the Answer?" Prof. Masanobu Ishikawa of Tokyo University of Fisheries; and "A New Proposal: Carbon Trading in Australia," Russ Martin, Center for Environmental Solutions, Australia. Forum will be moderated by Christopher Swan, associate professor of civil and environmental engineering at Tufts. Barnum 104, 4-6 p.m.

Lecture on Armenia H.E. Leonidas T. Chrysanthopoulos, Greece's ambassador to Canada, will present his book, Caucasus Chronicles: Nation-Building and Diplomacy in Armenia, 1993-1994 (Princeton and London: Gomidas Institute Books, 2002). Cabot Center, Murrow Room, 6:30-8 p.m.

OCTOBER 10
Noon Hour Concert Carol Mastrodomenico, soprano, and Steve Morris, piano. Alumnae Lounge, 12:30-1 p.m.

Cell, Molecular and Developmental Biology "Functions of Extracellular Matrix in C. elegans Nervous System Development," Prof. James M. Kramer, professor of cell and molecular biology, Northwestern University Medical School. Chitra Biswas Conference Room, M&V 105, 4 p.m. Boston campus.

Immunology "Role of Th1 Specific Cell Surface Molecule, TIM-3 in Autoimmunity, Asthma and Atopy," Dr. Vijay Kuchroo, Department of Neurology, Brigham & Women's Hospital. DeBlois Auditorium B, Sackler Center, 4 p.m. Boston campus.

Volleyball Tufts at Wellesley, 7 p.m.

Concert "American Piano Music with Donald Berman," a sneak preview of Berman's special American Academy in Rome Concert Series recital to be performed at Carnegie Hall on October 16. Alumnae Lounge, 8 p.m.

OCTOBER 11
Women's Cross Country All-New England Championships at Franklin Park, Boston, noon.

Men's Cross Country All-New England Championships at Franklin Park, Boston, 1 p.m.

Mathematics Colloquium "Some Very Geometric Properties of Groups That Aren't Geometric," a talk aimed at a general mathematics audience, Murray Elder, assistant professor of mathematics at Tufts. Bromfield-Pearson Building, Room 101, 3:45 p.m.

Chaplain's Table "Finding Time for Sabbath at Tufts," Tufts President Lawrence S. Bacow. MacPhie Conference Room, 5-7 p.m.

Concert Guest piano recital with Paul Carlson, who will perform works by Theodor Kirchner, Fartein Valen, Johannes Brahms and the world premiere of "Partial Resetting" by John McDonald, chairman of music at Tufts. Alumnae Lounge, 8 p.m.

Volleyball NESCAC Weekend at Tufts, Cousens Gym, through October 12.

OCTOBER 12
Football Tufts at Trinity, 1:30 p.m.

Field Hockey Tufts at Trinity, 11 a.m.

Men's Soccer Tufts at Trinity, 11 a.m.

Women's Soccer Tufts at Trinity, 11 a.m.

Women's Tennis Tufts at Trinity, 11 a.m.

Crew New Hampshire Championships at Manchester.

Sailing Women's Intersectional at Navy, through October 13.

Sailing Lake Champlain Open at Vermont, through October 13.

Sailing Hap Moore Trophy at Coast Guard Academy, through October 13.

OCTOBER 13
Protestant Worship Services Crane Room, Paige Hall, 7 p.m.

Roman Catholic Mass Sacred Heart Church, Winthrop Street, Medford, 10 p.m.

Sailing Smith Trophy at MIT.

OCTOBER 14
Columbus Day University holiday; classes suspended.

OCTOBER 15
Academic Calendar Substitute Monday's schedule on Tuesday.

Academic Calendar Last day for Liberal Arts and Engineering students to make up incomplete grades from spring 2002 semester. Engineering and Liberal Arts first-semester, first-year students doing less than C work to be reported to Dowling Hall.

Men's Soccer Swarthmore at Tufts, Kraft Field, 3 p.m.

Field Hockey Wesleyan at Tufts, Huskins Field, 4 p.m.

Women's Soccer Wesleyan at Tufts, Kraft Field, 4 p.m.

OCTOBER 16
Nutrition Policy Seminar "Measuring the Efficacy of New Programs and Policies Designed to Improve Nutritional Status: Body Composition Assessment of Populations," Joseph J. Kehayias, director, Body Composition Laboratory, Jean Mayer USDA Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging, and associate professor, Gerald J. and Dorothy R. Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy. Mezzanine Conference Room, HNRCA, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Boston campus.

Environmental Career Opportunities The National Wildlife Federation presents "Women for Sustainable Development." Thinking about a career in the environmental field? Interested in sustainable development? The Population & Environment Program of the National Wildlife Federation introduces a new opportunity open to college and graduate student women in this informational session. Cabot 206, 5 p.m. For more information, e-mail lisa.waters@tufts.edu

Issam M. Fares Lecture Series on the Contemporary Middle East "Post September 11: Islam and US Foreign Policy," John L. Esposito, Georgetown University. ASEAN Auditorium, Cabot Intercultural Center, 5 p.m.

OCTOBER 17
Noon Hour Concert Elizabeth Leehy, clarinet; John McDonald, piano. Alumnae Lounge, 12:30-1 p.m.

Cell, Molecular and Developmental Biology "Evolutionary Genomics of Natural Populations of S. cerevisiae," Duccio Cavalieri, research fellow, Bauer Center for Genomics Research, Harvard University. Chitra Biswas Conference Room, M&V 105, 4 p.m. Boston campus.

Chaplain's Table "Conscientious Objection to War," Ben Tousley, folksinger and storyteller. MacPhie Conference Room, 5-7 p.m.

Reading Poet Marilyn Chin will read from her works. Rabb Room, 5 p.m.

Dance The duo of Art Bridgman, A72, and Myrna Packer will offer an informal performance. The performance is free for the Tufts community, but seating is limited. Jackson Dance Lab, 7:30 p.m.

University Gallery "Hollywood Icons, Local Demons," an exhibition of 18 large sign-board paintings that serve as portable advertisements for traveling performances throughout West Africa. University Gallery, Aidekman Arts Center, 40 Talbot Ave., through December 15. Opening reception on October 17, 5-8 p.m. Gallery hours are Wednesday through Saturday, noon-8 p.m. and Sunday, noon-5 p.m. Exhibit is free and open to the public. For information, call (617) 627-3518 or visit the web site www.tufts.edu/as/gallery

OCTOBER 18
Parents Weekend Through October 20. For a complete schedule of Parents Weekend events, visit the web site http://parentsprogram.admin.tufts.edu

Mathematics Colloquium "Hitchhiker's Guide to Spherical Means," Aleksei Beltukov, Tufts mathematics department. Bromfield-Pearson Building, Room 101, 3:45 p.m.

Chemistry Seminar "What's New with Neomycin," Prof. Dev Arya, Clemson University. Pearson Chemistry Building, Room P-106, 4:30 p.m.

Concert "Ringing Changes: The 2002 Tufts Parents' Weekend Concert," nine of the Tufts music department's ensembles join together in this free concert. Special performances by the Big Band, Chorale, Chamber Singers, Flute Ensemble, Gospel Choir, Kiniwe, New Music Ensemble, Symphony Orchestra and Wind Ensemble. Cohen Auditorium, 8 p.m.

Volleyball NESCAC Weekend at Colby, through October 19.

OCTOBER 19
Crew Head of the Charles Regatta, Charles River, Cambridge, Mass., noon, through October 20. For more information, maps and directions, visit the Head of the Charles web site at www.hocr.org

Women's Soccer Williams at Tufts, Kraft Field, noon.

Field Hockey Williams at Tufts, Huskins Field, 1 p.m.

Football Williams at Tufts, Ellis Oval, 2 p.m.

Men's Soccer Williams at Tufts, Kraft Field, 2:30 p.m.

Women's Cross Country James Early Invitational, Westfield State, Westfield, Mass.

Sailing Women's Intersectional at Yale, through October 20.

Sailing Tufts at Navy Fall Invitational, through October 20.

Sailing New England Sloop Championships at Brown, through October 20.

Sailing Lane Trophy at Tufts.

OCTOBER 20
Protestant Worship Services Crane Room, Paige Hall, 7 p.m.

Roman Catholic Mass Sacred Heart Church, Winthrop Street, Medford, 10 p.m.

Sailing Wood Trophy at Harvard.

Sailing Freshman Series Six at Tufts.

OCTOBER 22
Chemistry Seminar "Very Cold but Very Floppy Molecules: Structure and Reactions of Mixed Van Der Waals Atomic Clusters," Prof. Howard Mayne, University of New Hampshire. Pearson Chemistry Building, Room P-106, 4:30 p.m. For information, call Janice Silva at (617) 627-2634 or e-mail Janice.silva@tufts.edu

Men's Soccer Tufts at Johnson & Wales, 7 p.m.

Volleyball Brandeis at Tufts, Cousens Gym, 7 p.m.

OCTOBER 23
Nutrition Policy Seminar "Challenging the USDA Food Pyramid: Fats and Starches," Dr. Walter C. Willett, professor of epidemiology and nutrition and chair, Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health. Mezzanine Conference Room, HNRCA, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Boston campus.

Parlor Music on Professors Row Graduate composer Ryan Vigil presents keyboard music by Tufts composers and others. 20 Professors Row, 11:50 a.m.

Religion and the Movies Clips and discussion of religious content from "American Beauty," the Rev. David O'Leary, university chaplain. Tisch Library, A.V. Room, 7-9 p.m.

Concert The Tufts Wind Ensemble performs chamber combinations of brass, woodwinds and percussion, featuring six to 24 players; works by Stravinsky, Mozart and Gabrieli will be performed. Cohen Auditorium, 8 p.m.

OCTOBER 24
Noon Hour Concert Morgenmusik Brass Quartet, featuring Richard Given and Jay Daly on trumpet, Philip Swanson on trombone and Gabriel Langfur on bass trombone. Alumnae Lounge, 12:30-1 p.m.

Cell, Molecular and Developmental Biology "Protein Sets Encoded by Completely Sequenced Genomes: What Do They Tell Us About Life on Earth?" Arcady R. Mushegian, director of Bioinformatics, Stowers Institute for Medical Research, and professor of microbiology, Kansas University Medical Center. Chitra Biswas Conference Room, M&V 105, 4 p.m. Boston campus.

Immunology "Molecular Mechanisms of Self Tolerance," Dr. Luk Van Parijs, Center for Cancer Research, MIT. DeBlois Auditorium B, Sackler Center, 4 p.m. Boston campus.

Chaplain's Table "Contemporary U.S. Culture and Spirituality," Elizabeth Lemons, Lecturer, Department of Comparative Religion. MacPhie Conference Room, 5-7 p.m.

Balch Arena Theater "Broadway" by Philip Dunning and George Abbott; directed by Laurence Senelick, choreography by Judith Chaffee. When this comedy-melodrama first opened in New York in 1926, it was hailed as a highly accurate snapshot of life along the Great White Way at the height of Prohibition. Performances are October 24-26 and October 31-November 2, Balch Arena Theater, 8 p.m. Matinee on November 2, 2 p.m. Tickets are $10 for the general public, $6 for senior citizens and $5 with a valid Tufts ID. Tickets for the October 31 performance are $1. Group rates are available for groups of 10 or more. For more information and to purchase tickets over the phone with a credit card, call (617) 627-3493, weekdays 9 a.m.-5 p.m.

OCTOBER 25
Mathematics Colloquium "The Grobman-Hartman Theorem," a tool for local analysis of differential equations and dynamical systems, Boris Hasselblatt, associate professor of mathematics at Tufts. Bromfield-Pearson Building, Room 101, 3:45 p.m.

Volleyball Hall of Fame Tournament at Smith/Mount Holyoke, 6 p.m., through October 26.

OCTOBER 26
An Afternoon at Rialto Join renowned chef Jody Adams for a special cooking demonstration and luncheon at her restaurant. Proceeds from the event benefit the Children's Memorial Scholarship Fund at Tufts Educational Day Care Center. Tickets are $90 per person and include the cooking demonstration, lunch and wine. Space is limited. To reserve tickets, call the Tufts Educational Day Care Center at (617) 627-3412. Rialto Restaurant, Charles Hotel, One Bennet St., Cambridge, Mass., 11 a.m.

Football Tufts at Amherst, 1 p.m.

Women's Soccer Tufts at Middlebury, 1 p.m.

Field Hockey Tufts at Middlebury, 1 p.m.

Men's Soccer Tufts at Middlebury, 1:30 p.m.

Crew MIT/Tufts Novice Regatta, Charles River, Cambridge.

Sailing Women's Stu Nelson Trophy at Connecticut, through October 27.

Sailing New England Men's Singlehanded Championships at Coast Guard, through October 27.

Sailing Sherman Hoyt Trophy at Brown, through October 27.

Sailing Oberg Trophy at Boston College.

Sailing Tufts Invitational at Tufts.

OCTOBER 27
Guest Artist Series Trio Viscaria, featuring applied music faculty member Hisako Hiratsuka on piano, David Fisher on cello and Monica Pegis on violin, presents a program of music by Haydn, Ravel and Beethoven. Alumnae Lounge, 4 p.m.

Protestant Worship Services Crane Room, Paige Hall, 7 p.m.

Roman Catholic Mass Sacred Heart Church, Winthrop Street, Medford, 10 p.m.

Crew NESCAC Novice Championships.

Sailing Team Racing Series IV at Tufts.

OCTOBER 29
Women's Soccer Tufts at Simmons, 3 p.m.

Chemistry Seminar "Antibacterials as Wonder Drugs and How Their Effectiveness Is Being Compromised," Prof. Shahriar Mobashery, Wayne State University. Pearson Chemistry Building, Room P-106, 4:30 p.m. For information, call Janice Silva at (617) 627-2634 or e-mail Janice.silva@tufts.edu

OCTOBER 30
Nutrition Policy Seminar "Effecting Social Change Through the Marketplace: The Free Farm Certification and Labeling Program," Adele Douglass, executive director, Farm Animal Services, American Humane Association. 9th-floor conference room, HNRCA, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Boston campus.

OCTOBER 31
Noon Hour Concert Juniper String Quartet, featuring Lisa Brooke and Sharon Gewirtz on violin, Noralee Walker on viola and Daniel Rowe on cello. Alumnae Lounge, 12:30-1 p.m.

Cell, Molecular and Developmental Biology "Pattering the Fly Retina for Color Vision," Claude Desplan, professor of biology, New York University. Chitra Biswas Conference Room, M&V 105, 4 p.m. Boston campus.

Volleyball Clark at Tufts, Cousens Gym, 7 p.m.

Balch Arena Theater "Broadway" by Philip Dunning and George Abbott; directed by Laurence Senelick, choreography by Judith Chaffee. When this comedy-melodrama first opened in New York in 1926, it was hailed as a highly accurate snapshot of life along the Great White Way at the height of Prohibition. Performances are October 31-November 2, Balch Arena Theater, 8 p.m. Matinee on November 2, 2 p.m. Tickets are $10 for the general public, $6 for senior citizens and $5 with a valid Tufts ID. Tickets for the October 31 performance are $1. Group rates are available for groups of 10 or more. For more information and to purchase tickets over the phone with a credit card, call (617) 627-3493, weekdays 9 a.m.-5 p.m.

November Calendar of Events

NOVEMBER 1
China Conference "Beyond China Watching: Pedagogy, Area Studies and Geopolitics," ASEAN Auditorium, Cabot Intercultural Center, through November 2. For a complete schedule of the two-day conference, registration and directions, visit the web site http://ase.tufts.edu/chinese/conference.htm

Sailing Sloop Nationals at Brown, through November 3.

NOVEMBER 2
Men's Soccer Colby at Tufts, Kraft Field, 11 a.m.

Men's Cross Country NESCAC Championship at Tufts, noon. Grafton campus.

Women's Cross Country NESCAC Championship at Tufts, noon. Grafton campus.

Field Hockey Colby at Tufts, Huskins Field, 12:30 p.m.

Football Colby at Tufts, Ellis Oval, 1 p.m.

Women's Soccer Colby at Tufts, Kraft Field, 1:30 p.m.

Tufts Composers Showdown Graduate students William Zuck III and Don Schechter face off in a performance featuring new works for bass and string quartets, flute and piano, tuba and piano and sopranos. Alumnae Lounge, 8 p.m.

Sailing Women's Victorian Urn Trophy at Harvard, through November 3.

Sailing Nickerson Trophy at Vermont, through November 3.

Sailing Tufts Invitational at Tufts.

Editor's note: The deadline for Calendar submissions for the November issue of the Tufts Journal is Wednesday, October 23. Submissions may be e-mailed to barbara.lewis@tufts.edu or you may send Calendar announcements to Barbara Lewis, Office of Publications, 200 Boston Ave., Medford campus.