Wed, Dec 11, 2013
Come and celebrate the winter holidays with the Terras Irradient (TI) a cappella group in their Winter Concert. It will be two hours of great music, with a couple of your favorite Christmas carols and great fun! Admission is free, and refreshments will be served.
In conjunction with the Mead's current exhibition "This Just In! Additions to the Collection from Pompeii to Today," Amherst Cinema will present Roberto Rossellini’s "Journey to Italy" (1954). Elizabeth Barker, Mead director, and Barbara Kellum, professor of art at Smith College, will introduce the film and lead a brief Q&A immediately following. Tickets can be purchased at Amherst Cinema.
This 2007 animated film by Vincent Paronnaud and Marjane Satrapi is an adaptation of Satrapi's autobiographical graphic novel and features the voices of Chiara Mastroianni and Catherine Deneuve. This poignant film details the trials faced by a young, outspoken Iranian girl during the time of the Islamic revolution of Iran. It was the 2007 Cannes Festival Jury Prize winner.
Interested in studying abroad in France? Come to the Newport basement for crepes from 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 11, to talk about studying in Paris or Nice on the Sweet Briar Junior Year in France program. Hear from Helen Rice '14 and Evelyn Kramer '14, who were abroad last fall!
This is the third installment of the Amherst College Republican's Resurgence initiative.
Former Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives and 2012 Republican Presidential Candidate Newt Gingrich will be speaking regarding current events as well as the future of American politics.
Come participate in an exciting scavenger hunt through Keefe Campus Center where you can test out your Japanese skills. Beginners can take this opportunity to pick up some useful Japanese phrases, and advanced speakers can read some Japanese books and poetry.
Celebrate the recent growth of Amherst College's art collection with more than 100 objects (most on view for the first time EVER at the Mead!), including an ancient Roman sea creature sarcophagus; prints by Dürer, Delacroix and Hopper; contemporary art by Will Barnet, Vik Munez and Michael Huey; and much, much more.