Howard Nemerov (February 29, 1920 – July 5, 1991) was an American poet. He was twice Poet Laureate Consultant in Poetry to the Library of Congress, from 1963 to 1964 and again from 1988 to 1990. For The Collected Poems of Howard Nemerov (1977), he won the National Book Award for Poetry…
The 1981 Commencement addresses at Mount Holyoke College by Congresswoman Shirley Chisholm and at Smith College by feminist author Betty Friedan.
Eckankar was organized as a religious movement by Paul Twitchell in 1965. The personal experience of the “Light and Sound of God” is one of the aims of the many spiritual exercises that are delineated in the numerous books available to the general public as well as in the discourses accessible to members only.
Fernando Armstrong-Fumero speaks about “Strange Bedfellows: How Corporate-Run NGOS, Middle Class Maya and Persistent Peasants are Changing the Face of Indigenous Politics in Yucatan.”
Mireille Miller-Young, is an associate professor in the Department of Feminist Studies at the University of California, Santa Barbara.
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 […]