Jessica Wolfe, professor of comparative literature, University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill, presents an informal talk, “Winged Words: one chapter in the history of a Homeric Trope.”
As part of her one-week residency at Northampton’s Smith College, Joan Houlihan delivered a craft lecture about the use of pronouns in poetry, including selections […]
Maya Lin, American architectural designer and artist, was the Smith College Museum of Art 2014 Miller Lecturer. Sponsored in part by NEPR, Lin’s free public […]
As a 25+ year veteran of the sports marketing industries, JB Bernstein ’90 knows what it takes to succeed. Bernstein, the co-founder and president of Access Group of Miami, has represented some of the greatest athletes of all time.
In response to the events of 9/11, the Bush administration launched a “war on terror” ushering in an era of anti-Muslim racism, or Islamophobia. However, […]
UMass Amherst professor Dr. Whitney Battle-Baptiste talks about W. E. B. Du Bois’s early life in the home of the Burghardts in Great Barrington. This […]
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.