4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Today - Fri, Feb 12, 2016
Sophomores and juniors are invited to sign up for an informal informational interview in Frost Café with Katharine Rudzitis ’15 to learn about Macquarie work culture, the internship process, or anything that would be helpful. Katharine works in the in the Commodities & Financial Markets division, and can also speak about that, MacCap (investment banking arm), the risk group or any other divisions.
Sign up for a slot in Quest!
Join Niko Pfund '87, publisher and president of Oxford University Press, for lunch and a discussion about working in publishing. If you are interested in a publishing career, come hear Niko's career story and his advice for students seeking to enter the field.
Lunch from The Works Bakery Café will be provided. Space is limited, RSVP through the Events Calendar in Quest before February 11.
This event satisfies an APEX milestone.
Andrew Dole, associate professor of religion, will speak on Friday February 12 at 12:00 pm in the Keefe Campus Center McCaffrey Room as the first speaker in a new series. Faculty members will speak about their deeply held beliefs and values. Lunch will be provided and there will be time for questions. Future speakers this semester will be: Jyl Gentzler (April 1); Frank Couvares (April 15) and Ilan Stavans (May 6). All will be at the same time and location. The series is sponsored by the Office of Religious & Spiritual Life.
Once you’ve learned some basic techniques, you can make your own unique hand-bound books. In this hands-on workshop, participants will learn basic terminology and practices for book-binding and then will make 1-2 books. What you put inside it is up to you! Write your secrets inside, draw endless portraits of your beautiful cat or write a love poem and sneak it into someone else’s hands. Book-binding beginners are welcome, as are those with experience. Materials will be provided, but participants may bring in papers, fabrics, ribbons, or other materials they would like to use. Taught by Michele Barale, co-director of the Writing Center, and Jessica Kem, senior writing associate. ￼Pre-registration is required (see below).
Stop by for this weekly event every Friday from 3-4 p.m. at the Queer Resource Center to talk with students and our fabulous counseling center staff about LGBTQIAP (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer , Questioning, Intersex, Asexual, Pansexual) related topics. All are welcome.
Ilya Kukulin, professor at the National Research University of the Higher School of Economics in Moscow, will speak at the Amherst College Center for Russian Culture about the career of Svetlana Alexievich, a Belarusian investigative journalist who recently won the Nobel Prize in Literature. Kukulin's most recent book was awarded the Andrei Bely prize last year, the oldest independent literary prize awarded in Russia.
Friday, February 12, 7-9 p.m. at WGC
Celebrate Black History Month with the first screening of WGC films by and about women.
"Belle" is a fictionalized account about Dido Belle, a mixed-race woman born in the West Indies, whose involvement in the infamous Zong case catalyzes the abolitionist movement in Britain.
Directed by British-Ghanaian Amma Asante, and starring Gugu Mbatha-Raw as Belle.
Food will be served and a brief discussion will follow.
Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Stop by the Public Health Collaborative's interest meeting on Friday, February 12, from 7-8 p.m. in the McCaffrey Room to learn how Amherst students and faculty are working together to promote public health both on campus and in the Pioneer Valley, and how to get involved with the health center opening in downtown Amherst. The meeting will conclude with a discussion on the Zika virus. Pizza will be provided.
Tomorrow - Sat, Feb 13, 2016
The International Students Association will be providing Asian food from Oriental Flavor and Mom's House with Saturday, at 7 p.m., in the Garman Common Room. Come by to say hello and sample some delicious Asian snacks!
Come join Amherst Christian Fellowship on the eve of Valentine's Day for a special AC After Dark event! There will be a candy buffet, card-making stations, and (of course) plenty of snacks and food. All are welcome!
When: Saturday, Feb 13
Time: 8-10 p.m.
Where: Friedmann Room
Sun, Feb 14, 2016
Happy Valentine's Day! Want to celebrate the holiday without spending a ton of money? Want to celebrate without feeling cheesy? Want to win prizes?
Come to the Friedmann Room and bring your best friend, roommate or significant other! Compete against other pairs to see who knows their Bae best. There will be a grand prize for the winners of the day! Hosted by Peer Advocates of Sexual Respect.
Come to the Queer Resource Center every Sunday from 1-2:30 p.m. for an inclusive, safe and brave space for trans individuals and those in the process of discovering their gender identities. Open to students and community members of the Five Colleges.
Welcome five of our alumni: Sierra Cobb '08, Evan Nabrit '06, Shane Neufeld '04, Eleanor Ray '09 and Emilie Selden '06 to the Eli Marsh Gallery, 105 Fayerweather, for an exhibition of their work opening Monday, February 8. These artists, all majors in the practice of art while at Amherst, will give a panel discussion on Thursday, February 11 at 4:30 p.m. in Pruyne Lecture Hall, 115 Fayerweather. A reception follows in the hall, outside the gallery. The exhibition closes Friday, March 11.
Gallery hours:10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Monday-Friday; noon - 4 p.m. Sundays