The UMass Amherst Campus Sustainability Initiative is excited to announce the Earth Day 2013 Keynote Address, film screening, and book signing with international expert in sustainability and environmental health issues, Annie Leonard, on Monday, April 22. Annie Leonard’s
Poems, Translations, Fiction Original works, spoken as they were written. Beginning with Stella Corso, followed by Dara Wier, with a brief intermission and then readings from Nicholas Rattner and Greg Purcell. The High Horse hosts this regular reading series, curated by Ishmael
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 College campus. Her book, “Drift: The Unmooring of American Power” is available now.
Distinguished Faculty Lecture: Professor Laurie Brown March 11, 2013 4:00 pm Mullins Center Room: Massachusetts Room UMass Amherst Campus Professor Laurie Brown of the Department of Geosciences will be presenting the prestigious Distinguished Faculty Lecture. Her talk entitled,
Mary Robinson, the former President of Ireland, will speak about climate change as a human rights issue at Mount Holyoke College on March 9. She will sign copies of her book, Everybody Matters: My Life Giving Voice, following her lecture, which is free and open to the public. Ms.
Afiya S. Zia is a feminist researcher and activist based in Karachi, Pakistan. She has published in scholarly journals and recently written in the Guardian on the topic of her lecture. Presently she is working on a book titled ‘Faith and Feminism’. Afiya Zia will trace the
Distinguished Faculty Lecture: Professor R. Thomas Zoeller February 25, 2013 4:00 pm Mullins Center Room: Massachusetts Room UMass Amherst Campus Free admission Professor R. Thomas Zoeller, of the Department of Biology will be presenting the Distinguished Faculty Lecture. His
Professor Calestous Juma of Harvard’s Kennedy School will give the inaugural lecture in the PERI African Development Policy Program’s Speaker Series on “GROWING AFRICA: Agricultural Innovation and Economic Transformation”. Calestous is one of the leading scholars on
UMass alum Dan Keefe ’10 is a community organizer and resource developer at Out Now, a youth-led, adult-advised queer youth organization in Springfield that works to promote harm reduction, self-determination, and community building through anti-oppression organizing. Prior