Marion Copeland of the Dakin Humane Society presented “The Impact of Natural History on Renaissance Art and Literature”, as part of The Massachusetts Center for […]
Mt. Holyoke’s Global Scholar in Residence discussed Indian politics on issues of gender equality, defined differences between globalization and universalization, and emphasized the importance of international and inter-sectional feminism.
Uyematsu’s poetry focuses on her experiences with racism growing up as a third-generation Japanese-American, or sansei, in a post-World War II era in southern California, along with her parents’ experiences in American concentration camps.
African studies expert Achille Mbembe delivered the keynote address for the UMass symposium “Forty Years After: Chinua Achebe and Africa in the Global Imagination”
Speakers Caetlin Benson-Allott (Oklahoma University), Amelie Hastie, and Pooja Rangan (Amherst College) discuss the importance of materiality in film and film theory.
April 8th, 2015 – Dr. Chenjerai Kumanyika was invited to deliver his lecture “All Voices Matter: Real Talk about Diversity in Public Radio”, through the UMass […]
April 7th, 2015 – American International College hosted Dr. Mark Keroack, President & CEO of Baystate Health, as guest speaker for the Desmond Tutu Public […]
On October 21, poet Alison Hawthorne Deming answered questions from the Smith College community at a question-and-answer session hosted by Ellen Doré Watson, head of […]
James Lawson helped coordinate the Freedom Rides in 1961 and the Meredith March in 1966, and while working as a pastor at the Centenary Methodist Church in Memphis, played a major role in the sanitation workers strike of 1968. On the eve of his assassination, Martin Luther King called Lawson “the leading theorist and strategist of nonviolence in the world.”
Jimmy McMillan, the politician, veteran, and activist, comes to Amherst College to encourage students to fight for a more just world.