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, […]
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.
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 […]
The UMass Amherst Campus Sustainability Initiative is excited to announce the Earth Day 2013 Keynote Address, film screening, and book signing with international expert in […]
[youtube height="409" width="545"]http://youtu.be/k6zPCD8QAMI[/youtube] Distinguished Faculty Lecture: Professor Laurie Brown March 11, 2013 4:00 pm Mullins Center Room: Massachusetts Room UMass Amherst Campus Professor Laurie Brown of […]
Afiya S. Zia is a feminist researcher and activist based in Karachi, Pakistan. She has published in scholarly journals and recently written in the Guardian […]
[youtube height="409" width="545"]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t44UbutlYg4[/youtube] Distinguished Faculty Lecture: Professor R. Thomas Zoeller February 25, 2013 4:00 pm Mullins Center Room: Massachusetts Room UMass Amherst Campus Free admission […]
Professor Calestous Juma of Harvard’s Kennedy School will give the inaugural lecture in the PERI African Development Policy Program’s Speaker Series on “GROWING AFRICA: Agricultural […]