Cadigan Center for Religious Life is Dedicated

October 28, 2000Director of Media Relations 413/542-8417 AMHERST, Mass. - On Saturday, Oct. 28, Amherst College dedicated the Cadigan Center for Religious Life to the Rt. Reverend George L. Cadigan of Topsham, Maine, who was the minister at the college from 1977 until 1984. Cadigan, Amherst College President Tom Gerety, and John Pemberton III, Amherst's Stanley Warfield Crosby Professor of Religion, Emeritus, all spoke at the dedication.

Ilan Stavans Looks at Jewish and Latino History and Culture in Two New Works

October 26, 2000Director of Media Relations 413/542-8417 AMHERST, Mass.—Ilan Stavans, professor of Spanish at Amherst College and the editor of Hopscotch: A Cultural Review, has published The Essential Ilan Stavans ($18.95, 331 pp., Routledge, New York and London, 2000) and Latino USA: A Cartoon History ($19.95, 169 pp., Basic Books, New York, 2000).

Amherst College Orchestra Presents Family Weekend Concert

October 18, 2000Director of Media Relations 413/542-8417 AMHERST, Mass. - The Amherst College Orchestra, directed by Lanfranco Marcelletti, will present its annual Family Weekend Concert on Saturday, Oct. 28, at 9 p.m. in Buckley Recital Hall at Amherst College. The concert is free and open to the public.

Wihan Quartet Presents Music at Amherst

October 12, 2000Director of Media Relations 413/542-8417 AMHERST, Mass.— The Wihan Quartet will present the second concert in the 2000-01 Music at Amherst Series on Friday, Nov. 3, at 8 p.m. in Buckley Recital Hall at Amherst College. The program includes two Beethoven Quartets, Op. 18, No. 3, and Op. 127; and Janácek’s Quartet No. 1, the “Kreutzer Sonata.”

Writer Ted Conover To Speak

October 12, 2000Director of Media Relations 413/542-8417 AMHERST, Mass.—Ted Conover, journalist and author of Newjack: Guarding Sing Sing, will speak on Monday, Oct. 23, at 8 p.m. in the Cole Assembly Room in Converse Hall at Amherst College. His talk is free and open to the public. He will also speak in classes at Amherst College and the University of Massachusetts at Amherst.

Reverend Leon Tilson Burrows To Be Installed as Protestant Religious Advisor

October 11, 2000Director of Media Relations 413/542-8417 AMHERST, Mass.—Amherst College will formally install its new Protestant religious advisor, the Reverend Dr. Leon Tilson Burrows, on Sunday, Oct. 15, at 4 p.m. in Johnson Chapel. The Reverend Dr. William J. Shaw will be the featured speaker. A reception will follow at 5:30 p.m. in the Gerald Penny Cultural Center at Amherst.