Professor Baskin of the Department of Religious Studies at the University of Oregon, describes the ways in which women were surprisingly autonomous in Medieval Jewish society
Fiction Editor for the New Yorker discusses how she selects and helps prepare the magazine’s weekly short story publications.
Professor Steven Nelson of the UCLA African Studies Center Nelson discussed the works of artists recognized as influential in shaping many aspects of African History and culture.
Political theorist Sarah Rushing spoke on neoliberalism and the ways in which one must navigate institutions of life and death in modern American society.
Speakers Caetlin Benson-Allott (Oklahoma University), Amelie Hastie, and Pooja Rangan (Amherst College) discuss the importance of materiality in film and film theory.
Jimmy McMillan, the politician, veteran, and activist, comes to Amherst College to encourage students to fight for a more just world.
Following up on last week’s lecture on US-Russian relations from Dr. Andrew Kuchins, this panel discussion between Russian Studies Professor Stephen Jones of Mount Holyoke […]
Dr. Andrew Kuchins, an Amherst alum and highly-esteemed expert on all things Russian, talks about US-Russian relationships at a time when they are as bad […]
As part of the Amherst College Visiting Writers Series, author Marisa Silver reads her new novel Mary Coin at Amherst Books on October 30, 2013. Silver […]
Television host, political commentator and author Rachel Maddow will give a talk on Saturday, March 30, at 7 p.m. in Johnson Chapel on the Amherst […]