Just Write: The Amherst College Winter Creative Writing Residency
Submitted on Friday, 1/29/2016, at 11:47 AM
Jan 27, 2016
by Bill Sweet
One might think that after a semester of writing papers for courses, grappling with that blank computer screen might be the last thing an Amherst College student would want to do.
But for one group of students, the Interterm provided an opportunity to take the writing experience to a new level. Participants in the Amherst College Winter Creative Writing Residency spent eight mornings in Frost Library with only one goal in mind: keep writing.
Criminals or Enemies of the State?
Submitted on Tuesday, 12/8/2015, at 3:20 PM
Should suspected terrorists be treated like criminals or like enemy combatants? It’s a dilemma that has occupied legal minds since the invocation of the “war on terror,” and it’s the subject of a yearlong lecture series at Amherst College.
The “Criminals and Enemies” seminar series examines the changing distinction between criminal and enemy, which is often limited to policy decisions involving the jurisdiction of the courts prosecuting terrorists.
WAMH Goes 24/7 With NEPR Partnership
Submitted on Friday, 10/16/2015, at 2:26 PM