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Event Calendar

Monday, October 30, 2017

Mon, Oct 30, 2017

German Table

German Table

Enjoy informal conversations with students who have studied in Germany, the German faculty members, the German language assistants and other native speakers. Join us on the Mezzanine of Valentine Dining Hall every Monday from 11:45 a.m to 1 p.m.

Chinese Language Table

The Chinese language table will meet this semester every Monday, Tuesday, and Friday from 12-1 p.m. in the conference room below Valentine Dining Hall. Come join us to practice your Chinese!

Math & Stats Table

Please come join us on Mondays from 12-1 p.m. in Valentine Terrace Room A (down the stairs). Come and have lunch with fellow math and stats students, majors and professors! Everyone is welcome-you don't need to be a math or stats major. We often chat about math and stats-related topics, but we also talk about lots of other things and it's a great chance to get to know each other. We hope to see you there!

New Study Space on Campus

Study in the SWAGS Common Room

The Sexuality, Women's and Gender Studies Department is opening its common room as a study space for students every Monday afternoon during the fall semester. Beverages and snacks will be provided. Join us every Monday, except for October 9, which is mid-semester break, and November 20, which is Thanksgiving break.

Students Only

Dinner with Amherst College Humanists

Our October dinner and birthday celebration will take place on Monday, October 30 at 6 p.m. in Pemberton Lounge, Chapin Hall. We will eat food prepared by Bueno Y Sano.

At the meeting, we will talk about the meaning of life and plan for our meaningful work together.

Please RSVP: https://goo.gl/giJBvW

WGC Talkback: #MeToo

The Women and Gender Center Talk-Backs are dialogue-based programs that support critical community conversations. These conversations are based on trending topics to meet the needs of the WGC community. On Monday, October 30 the WGC, in collaboration with the Multicultural Resource Center, will be hosting a talkback to reflect on the recent #MeToo campaign. Please join us at 6 p.m. in the WGC for dinner and conversation. For more information, contact wgc@amherst.edu

Networking for Introverts

Networking is a critical part of exploring different career paths, as well as searching for a job or internship: more than 70% of people are hired into their jobs because of networking. For many people, though, components of networking like attending large events, making small talk with strangers, or asking people for favors can feel overwhelming. If this sounds like you, this workshop is designed to help you develop strategies that make networking feel more approachable…and even exciting!

First Year Loeb Seminar: Finding Your Foundation

First year students, the Loeb Center for Career Exploration and Planning is part of your journey here at Amherst, from start to finish. We expect you to start your journey this fall through this fun and interactive workshop. You can get to know other first year students, identify your skills, understand how your values, culture and family influence your thinking about work and careers and also prepare for meaningful summer experiences such as internships, research, summer jobs, studying abroad, volunteering and more. R.S.V.P. required. Don’t miss out!

French Film Screening: "L'armée de l'ombre" (1969)

8:00 pm - 10:00 pm King Hall, French House Common Room

This war drama, directed by Jean-Pierre Melville, is an adaptation of the book by Joseph Kessel. This film paints an understated, unglamorous portrait of the French Resistance during World World II. Betrayed by an informant, Philippe Gerbier (Lino Ventura), a Resistance fighter, finds himself trapped in a torturous Nazi prison camp. Though Gerbier escapes to rejoin the Resistance in occupied Marseilles and exacts his revenge on the informant, he must continue a quiet, seemingly endless battle against the Nazis in an atmosphere of tension, paranoia and distrust.

French with English subtitles. Refreshments will be served.

Ongoing Events

Mammoth in library space

Mammoths in (library) space: A library orientation

Never been in a six floor library before? Need to find books “on reserve” but not sure where to go? Looking to learn more about the library’s spaces, resources and services? Stop by Frost Library anytime this month and explore library space: take the self-directed Mammoths in (Library) Space Tour! To begin the tour, go to the welcome station across from Frost's circulation desk (look for the poster with balloons) and pick up a library orientation sticker card.

Complete the tour and receive a gift card to Frost Cafe plus a chance to win our grand prize: a unique space mammoth t-shirt or tote and a gift card to Antonio’s Pizza!