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.
Robert D. Bullard is the Dean of the Barbara Jordan-Mickey Leland School of Public Affairs at Texas Southern University in Houston, Texas. He is often described as the father of environmental justice. Listen to his talk about environmental justice.
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 […]
Professor Kurose, a leading researcher in computer networking, will present an overview of the evolution of Internet architecture and discuss challenges and approaches for the next transformation of the Internet.