As part of the UMass Amherst Scandinavian Impulses series on Vengeance and Violence in Scandinavian Life and Culture, Dr. William R. Short, a research fellow at Higgins Armory Museum, in Worcester, MA, reviews the weapons of the Viking age and discusses his recent research on the fighting moves of Viking-age warriors.
On November 7 2013, Manjeev Singh Puri, the Indian Ambassador to the UN spoke at Mount Holyoke College in conjunction with the Five College Model United Nations about his experiences being a delegate at the United Nations.
Sudheendra Kulkarni, Indian politician and columnist, came to Mount Holyoke College on November 8, 2013 to speak about Mahatama Gandhi, India, Pakistan and much more.
Charles Darwin’s “abominable mystery” has come to symbolize just about every question we have about the origin and early evolution of flowering plants. William (Ned) […]
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 […]
Kathleen McCartney was formally installed as Smith College’s 11th president in ceremonies on Saturday, October 19. Inauguration weekend festivities included exhibitions, presentations and performances celebrating […]
As NPR’s senior national correspondent, Linda Wertheimer travels the country and the globe for NPR News, bringing her unique insights and wealth of experience […]
On September 26, New England Public Radio and Greenfield Community College will present: “The NPR Way – Reporting and Editing the Rural Beat” with NPR’s […]
The KO Festival of Performing Arts held their 22nd annual Story Slam and party on July 28th at Amherst College. The event was fully […]
Our thanks to Vermont Public Radio for making the recordings available. Galway Kinnell (born February 1, 1927) is a poet. For his 1982 Selected Poems he won the Pulitzer […]