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Thursday, May 6, 2021

Thu, May 6, 2021

Amherst College's (Virtual) Three Minute Thesis Competition!

Zoom in with us and support the senior speakers in Amherst College’s 3MT®: Three Minute Thesis Competition. Thesis students, nominated by their departments and selected as finalists, will compete for cash prizes as each one communicates the significance of their thesis in a compelling and accessible way—in just 3 minutes! At the end of the competition, you will help judge which presentation should win the “People’s Choice” award. Register via the Zoom link below.

Registration Required
Cover of the latest issue of The Common: A small piece of cake topped with strawberry slices, speared from below by a shiny silver fork, in front of a bright pink background

The Common Spring Launch Party

7:00 pm Virtual

Amherst College's award-winning literary magazine The Common celebrates the release of Issue 21 with authors from around the world. Please join writers Aleksandar Hemon, Celeste Mohammed and Abdelaziz Errachidi, as well as translator Nariman Youssef, for brief readings followed by conversation about place, culture and translation, hosted by the magazine's editor in chief Jennifer Acker.

This event is cosponsored by the Arts at Amherst Initiative.

Registration Required
Event poster featuring a headshot of Kat Stafford

Kat Stafford: "Covering Race in America: COVID-19, 2020 Election and Racial Justice"

Join the Amherst Political Union in hosting Associated Press journalist Kat Stafford! Stafford is a national investigative reporter who focuses on race and ethnicity. Prior to the Associated Press, Stafford worked as an investigative reporter at the Detroit Free Press, where her reporting on lead poisoning and housing demolitions prompted congressional reviews and policy changes.