Thursday Happenings: “Rally for the Human Rights of Exploded Israelis” noon, Collis–See below.

“Sexual Assault Community Hour” noon, Commonground–As the WRC is actively promoting a “Rally for the Human Rights of Palestinians in the Occupied Territories,” one wonders that this event isn’t some sort of shill to attract supporters.

“Poetry and Prose Reading” 4 P.M., Wren Room–Jeffrey Lent reads.

“Civil Liberties in Developing Countries: The Impact of the War on Terrorism” 4:30 P.M., 2 Rockefeller–Owais Aslam Ali, Chairman of Pakistan Press International and Harvard affiliate, speaks.

“Finding Our Way Out of the Mid-East Imbroglio” 6 P.M., 108 Reed–RECOMMENDED–Doug Bandow of the Cato Institute speaks on the U.S.’s role in the Middle East. Bandow is coauthor of the excellent Perpetuating Poverty: The World Bank, the IMF, and the Developing World. Dinner served.

“Invading Iraq and the Axis of Evil” 6 P.M.–Dinner with Professor Allan Stam of the government department. RSVP for location info to “World Affairs Council.”

“Constructing the Virgin Martyr” 7 P.M., Mid-Fayer Basement–Subtitled “Sex, Gender, and Religion in the Early Latin Lives of Saints Agnes, Cecilia, Agatha, and Lucy.” Senior Dana Polanichka presents her thesis.

“No Man’s Land” (film) 7 P.M., Loew–“In this black comedy about the Bosnian conflict, a Bosnian and a Serb are stranded between enemy lines” ($5 Dartmouth students, $6 gen.admission).

“Charity, Justice and Social Action: Confronting Hunger in America” 7:30 P.M., Commonground–Janet Poppendieck, author of Sweet Charity? Emergency Food and the End of Entitlement, argues that voluntarism and private charity crowd government welfare dollars out of the market–the horror!

“Club of Dartmouth Entrepreneurs” 8 P.M., 218 Collis–Executive summaries and Mobius Audio’s business plan. Free pizza.

“GreenPrint Info Session” 10 P.M., Mid-Fayer Basement–Let ECO coax you to use the new environmentally-friendly but otherwise inconvenient printing system. Ben & Jerry’s ice cream to be served, not that any inducement to attend is necessary, of course.