Special Events

 

 History and Resistance: Emanuel Ringelblum in the Warsaw Ghetto

Tuesday, April 10, 7:30pm in Pruyne Lecture Hall

Dr. Samuel Kassow, author, professor and consultant to the Museum of History of the Polish Jews will speak of the importance of preserving historical documents. His book Who Will Write Our History? Rediscovering a Hidden Archive from the Warsaw Ghetto tells the story of Emanuel Ringelblum and the Oyneg Shabes Archive. This secret archive contains 30,000 pages of writing, photographs and posters and is one of the most important eyewitness accounts of the Holocaust.

Hermenia T. Gardner Bi-Semester Christian Worship Service - Senior Sunday

Sunday, April 15, 1pm at Chapin Chapel

Since 1993, the series has provided Christian worship services rooted in the African-American tradition to the Amherst community. Seniors will be honored during the service. The Reverend Timothy Adkins-Jones will be the preacher. The Amherst College Gospel Choir will provide the music. A traditional soul food dinner will follow. This event is free and open to the public.

 

 

 

 


 

 

 

 

 

Eboo Patel: "Building a Diverse Democracy: Interfaith Engagement in Times of Crisis"

March 5, 2018

Eboo Patel visited Amherst College on February 27, 2018. His presentation, "Building a Diverse Democracy: Interfaith Engagement in Times of Crisis", explained why diversity and pluralism are more important now than ever before.