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Event Calendar

Friday, December 8, 2017

Fri, Dec 8, 2017

Women of Color Luncheon

Join us in the WGC for food, community and relaxation before finals! We will be making lavender aromatherapy eye pillows, and lunch will be served. This is a closed space for self-identifying women of color. For more information, contact wgc@amherst.edu.

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!

Korean Language Table

The Korean Language Table will meet this semester on Fridays, from noon - 1 p.m., in Terrace Room B on the lower level of Valentine Dining Hall. All are welcome!

life stories

Life Stories Lunch with Deb Potee, Clinical Case Manager, "Seeing Thestrals"

The Life Stories series provides a forum to foster empathy and community through sharing stories of challenge, growth and learning. At each lunch, a student, faculty or staff member talks about an aspect of their lives that may be meaningful to others, followed by questions and comments. Lunch is provided. This event is sponsored by Mental Health Promotion and the Wellness Team.

Queer Talk

Join the Queer Resource Center and our queer counselors, Dr. Darien & Dr. Erickson, for a weekly discussion about experiences and topics related to the queer/trans community at Amherst. There will be snacks, company and great conversation!

Craftivist and Feminist Education Series: Tote Bag Screen Printing

Come join us in the WGC for a collaborative event with Feminist Education Series and Craftavist. We will be making tote bags with Jamezie! Originally from Philadelphia, Jamezie (they/them) is a transgender artist currently maintaining a studio in Boston. They are a recent graduate of The New England School of Art & Design where they concentrated in sculpture, performance, printmaking and philosophy. Their work has been exhibited in several venues and pop-up shows in the Boston area including “Blue”, an upcoming exhibition with the Cambridge Artist Association, and internationally in “TRANSEND.T: A Queer Themed Screen Exhibition” in Porto, Portugal and “Millionaires Can Be Trans*//You Are So Brave*” in Berlin, Germany.

Jamezie is one of the recipients of The International Sculpture Center’s 2015 Outstanding Student Achievement in Contemporary Sculpture Award, and participated in residency with The Icelandic Printmakers Association in Reykjavik, Iceland. Their work and writing on gender was recently published in the magazine INSP 14.

They frequently collaborated with community collectives to organize and teach accessible art making workshops that encourage radical minded action for events including The Boston Anarchist Bookfair, Boston Zine Fest, and The Theater Offensive. In their free time Jamezie rides bikes, does witchcraft, writes zines about mental health, radical sobriety and gender issues, wears cute dresses.

For more information, contact wgc@amherst.edu.

Image Reads: Please join the MRC and the Study Abroad Office for some hot chocolate, cookies, and community in the MRC as we wish students safe travels and fun times abroad. December 8th at 5PM in the MRC.

MRC and Study Abroad Send-Off

Please join the MRC and the Study Abroad Office for some hot chocolate, cookies and community in the MRC as we wish students safe travels and fun times abroad.

For accessibility/accommodations please contact the Multicultural Resource Center at (413) 542-5372 or email mrc@amherst.edu

Victory!

Victory!

Join us as we claim victory over this semester, this year, and our lives. Come to enjoy captivating singing and a powerful Word brought to us by Pastor Jimmy Terry of Trust Ministries. Everyone is invited to this event put on by Remnant Black Campus Ministry and Resurrect Gospel Choir.

Asian Affinity Night

Asian Students Association, South Asian Students Association, Korean Students Association, and Campus Activities Board present Multicultural Eating Night with Asian Affinity groups on campus! There will be food as well as fun dancing and your favorite Asian, Korean and South Asian music!

Students Only
Four Performance Project students standing in a row in front of a brick wall

New Works in Performance

The Amherst College Department of Theater and Dance presents New Works in Performance, an evening of original works created by Amherst and Five College students.

Performance Project will feature new works created in the "Performance Studio" course in collaboration with "Lighting Design" and "Costume Design," created by Cara Board of Mount Holyoke College and Marina Dumont, Matthew Holliday '19 and MacKenzie Kugel '19 of Amherst College.

The Lens is a world premiere, created by the newly founded Amherst College Dance Ensemble and Visiting Artist Danté Brown, that depicts the aftermath of revolting community. In this collaborative process, we question how identity through performance can become an applicable commodity. Through investigating popular culture and the notion of disidentification, we build a community on stage where individuals are constantly shifting, trying to locate one’s power amidst this idealistic society.

Tickets are free and available to the public. For ticket reservations, please call our box office at (413) 542-2277.

Rob Croll '16 playing jazz guitar on stage with the ACJE

ACJE, the Amherst College Jazz Ensemble: Winter Concert

The Amherst College Jazz Ensemble performs in Buckley Recital Hall in the Arms Building. The concert is free and open to the public. Please bring your cash donations to the Amherst Survival Center.

Movie cover for Cidade de Deus

International Movie Night

9:30 pm - 11:30 pm Drew House, Main Common Room

Join the offices of Residential Life and Center for International Student Engagement in our final installation of our movie series. We will be watching a masterpiece from Brazil, Cidade de Deus, in the Drew House common room at 9:30 p.m.

Ongoing Events

GlobeMed's Ugly Holiday Sweater Sale

Swing by GlobeMed's Ugly Holiday Sweater Sale for all your end-of-the-year needs. All proceeds from this sale will go to Heart and Sole Africa, a non-profit in Rwanda dedicated to fighting podoconiosis.

Young Farmer Conference Livestream with Book and Plow

Book and Plow Farm would like to host you to watch the Stone Barns Center for Food and Agriculture's 10th annual Young Farmers Conference. More than 300 farmers, chefs, scientists and activists from across the country will gather and we get to watch the livestream in the conference room upstairs from Campus Police. Come for any of the following workshops. Some snacks provided.

Thursday: 12:45-1:15pm:Agroequity/1:30-3:00pm:Climate Change Adaptation/3:15-4:45pm: Changing the Way a Generation Thinks About Food

Friday: 9:00-10:00am: Women on the Verge/10:15-11:45am: Appropriate Tools and Technology for Market Gardeners/1:15-2:45pm: Cover Cropping