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.
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) […]
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 […]
As part of Smith College’s Chaired Professor Lecture series, Professor Elliot Fratkin presents his lecture, titled “Africa: The Good, the Bad, the Unexpected,” discussing his […]
Professor David E. Schneider, Amherst College, speaks on Stravinsky’s Rite of Spring and Musical Modernism on the Eve of World War I. Earle Recital Hall, […]
We are proud to announce the inauguration of the STPEC Activist Brown Bag Lunch Series. Most acclaimed for her pioneering work fighting mass incarceration, Lois […]
University of Massachusetts historian Stephen R. Platt will offer rare glimpse into the Taiping Civil War on Thursday, Jan. 24 as part of a celebration […]