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Event Calendar

Friday, October 25, 2019

Fri, Oct 25, 2019

Plastic food display at a Japanese restaurant

Japanese Language Table

If you are interested in having more opportunities to speak Japanese, join us on Fridays for lunch! The Japanese language table meets once a week with Doshisha University student Tomajin Morikawa ’21. The Japanese Language Table is open to students, faculty and staff who would like to have conversations in Japanese. All are welcome to attend, and you can come and go as it fits your schedule. We hope to see you there!

Release

Release is an open forum for Amherst community members to talk about race, ethnicity, cultural identity, and current events impacting us at Amherst and beyond. Conversations center the experiences and voices of people of color.

Students Only
Queer Talk Poster

Queer Talk

Join the QRC and out counselors Dr. Darien McFadden and Dr. Sarah Erickson from the Counseling Center for a weekly discussion on topics related to being queer/trans at Amherst. There will be snacks!

AWIS Alumni Panel

Interested in various STEM careers or want to simply see what STEM careers are out there? Come join us at AWIS’s Annual Alumni Panel on Homecoming Friday! This year, we have seven panelists representing a wide range of careers: from an equine surgeon to a technical program manager to a clinical psychology doctoral student, and more! The alumni will be offering insights and advice for students who are considering majoring in STEM or going into STEM-related careers.
Can’t wait to see you there! If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to reach out to aanup22@amherst.edu or averma20@amherst.edu.

Black-and-white photo of Annie Wang dancing in front of a wall full of newspaper pages

Dance Masterclass with Annie Wang

4:30 pm - 6:00 pm Webster Hall, Studio 1 (Room 117)

Guest artist Annie Wang joins the Department of Theater and Dance to teach a masterclass in contemporary dance technique.

Wang is a freelancer based in New York. She dances with Reggie Wilson/Fist and Heel Performance Group, Company Stefanie Batten Bland and Parijat Desai; she has also worked with Carrie Ellmore-Tallitsch, Daria Fain and MADArt Productions. Her choreography has been presented at Five Myles, the Center for Performance Research, the 92Y, BKSD, WestFest Dance, Triskelion, BRIC and the Chocolate Factory Theater. Annie has been artist-in-residence at BRIClab, Atlantic Center for the Arts and the Marble House Project. She was awarded a Brooklyn Arts Council grant to develop her work “Marigram,” which will be presented at the Exponential Festival in 2020.

All are welcome to attend!

Arianne Abela conducting singers

Homecoming Concert: Amherst College Choral Society

The Amherst College Choral Society, directed by Arianne Abela, presents their Homecoming Concert. The concert features works by Daley, Viadana, Rogers and more. The Choral Society is joined by composer and Amherst College alumnus Jerry Noble '83 in the world premiere of his composition "What's It Gonna Take? (Love)."

Admission is FREE and open to the public.

Soirée Cinéma

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

Join French language assistants, Réjane and Jiji, for the screening of Intouchables. This 2011 film, directed by Olivier Nakache and Éric Toledano, is based on a true story of friendship between an aristocrat, who has become a quadriplegic from a paragliding accident, and the young man from the projects whom he has hired to be his caretaker. The film will be screened in French with English subtitles. All are welcome! Refreshments will be served!

Remember Sports Photo

WAMH 89.3 Presents Remember Sports!

WAMH 89.3 Amherst College Radio is proud to present Philadelphia-based indie-rock band Remember Sports! Come to Coffee Haus at 9 p.m. and stick around for the show at 10 p.m. Hosted at Amherst College’s arts house, Marsh House.
Free and open to all Five College students! Bring your friends and shine up your dancing shoes for a Homecoming Event that will be just as fun as the actual sports!

Ongoing Events

The Closet is a pop up free and secondhand clothing store organized by the Office of Environmental Sustainability! Sell or donate your clothes this week through Saturday at the bins located around campus.

Clothing Drive for The Closet

Donate or sell your unwanted clothing at The Closet, a pop-up secondhand and free store organized by the OES! Clothing collection is this week through Saturday, and red bins are located in Keefe, Val, Frost and the Science Center. If you want to donate, just drop your item in the bin. If you want to sell, pick up a price tag from the folder attached to the bins, write the price on the front and your name and Venmo on the back, and drop the item in the bin! Then come shop at the event in the Powerhouse on Sunday from 3 to 5 p.m.!

Tabling for the Reproductive Justice Week

Come stop by the Reproductive Justice Week table in the Keefe Atrium to talk to some members from the Reproductive Justice Alliance and Women’s and Gender Center. Purchase some stickers to benefit the Western MA Abortion Rights Fund. You can also find out more information about our events for the week!

Tabling for the Reproductive Justice Week

Come stop by the Reproductive Justice Week table in the Keefe Atrium to talk to some members from the Reproductive Justice Alliance and Women’s and Gender Center. Purchase some stickers to benefit the Western MA Abortion Rights Fund. You can also find out more information about our events for the week!