Category: Colloquia and Public Speakers
The Rev. Samuel “Billy” Kyles, a veteran civil rights activist and close confidante of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., lead the annual multifaith service in celebration of the life and works of Dr. King. Watch video.
Mark Danner, an acclaimed commentator on politics and foreign policy, is a professor of journalism at the University of California, Berkeley, and Professor of Foreign Affairs, Politics and the Humanities at Bard College. Hear audio.
Copeland Fellow Daniel Altschuler and Professors Carleen Basler, Javier Corrales and Ilan Stavans discuss immigration politics in light of the mid-term election results. Watch video.
Category: Authors and Books
Category: Academic Lectures and Discussions
Maria Heim, Associate Professor of Religion, discusses the four “immeasurables” of love: lovingkindness, compassion, sympathetic joy and equanimity in this talk about how we are connected emotionally to others’ experiences. Hear audio.
Category: Alumni and Homecoming Events
At Homecoming 2010, the Pride Alliance presented these vignettes based on experiences of LGBTQIA students and alumni at Amherst. This is one of a series of events in recognition of the founding, 25 years ago, of GALA, the Gay and Lesbian Alumni organization. Watch video.