Stonewall at 50 Events at Amherst College
Save the dates for this semester’s Stonewall program offerings! Meet members of the Stonewall Committee and learn more about the 50-year-legacy of the Stonewall Rebellion through a range of programs and events.
Feburary 17th | Transnational Queerness in the Philippines & the Filipino Diaspora
Queer Resource Center
A conversation on queerness in the context of Philippine society and the Filipinx diaspora between Proffessor Sony Coráñez-Bolton + Amherst alum Cristina Rey '19E. the shifting meanings of queerness in transnational experiences and communities.
Co-sponsored by: Student Activities, American Studies, Latin and Latin American Studies, Spanish, Resource Centers Team, Asian Students' Association, Pride Alliance.
Past Events: Fall 2019
October 16 | Stonewall at 50 Soiree: A Community Celebration with President Biddy Martin
5:00- 7:00pm, President's House
hosted by the Office of the President and the Stonewall Committee
All members of the Amherst College community are invited to come together to kick off a year of programming with the Amherst College Stonewall Committee. Celebrate with food, conversation, and community at this inaugural event!
RSVP by October 11 at bit.ly/swcsoiree
November 13 | Sounds of Stonewall Concert
8:00- 9:00pm, Mead Art Museum
In collaboration with the Amherst College Choral Society and the Mead Art Museum
November 14-15 | Keynote and Artist Residency — Tourmaline
- November 14 | 5:00- 7:15pm | Stirn Auditorium
- Screening of Short Films: Salacia (2019), Happy Birthday, Marsha! (2018), and Atlantic is a Sea of Bones (2017)
- Keynote Talk and Q&A
- November 15 | 12:00- 1:00pm | Queer Resource Center (QRC). Keefe Campus Center 213
- Luncheon with Students
December 1-7 | A Day With(out) Art
Mead Art Museum
Presented in collaboration with the Mead Art Museum
December 3 |
*Cancelled due to Snow Closure* The Cultural & Political Impact of HIV/AIDS through Art (Panel Discussion)All are invited to a panel discussion on the cultural and political impact of HIV/AIDS, featuring the Director of A Positive Place, Betsy Shally-Jensen, as well as local community members who are currently living with HIV/AIDs.
Presented in collaboration with Visual AIDS, A Positive Place, the Smith College Museum of Art and QRC.
December 5 | World AIDS Day Reception featuring Pre-Doctoral Fellow and Visiting Instructor Jallicia Jolly
4:00pm- 5:00pm, Keefe Campus Center Atrium
Join the RCT and Health Education in a reception recognizing the continued impact of the HIV/AIDS epidemic. Light refreshments will be served.
Please wear Red on Thursday in further build awareness about the HIV/AIDS epidemic and all those who it touches. For more information about why and how red, and specifically the red ribbon, became associated with HIV/AIDS, check out this page from World AIDS Day website.