Amherst College Expert to Discuss South Africa’s Truth and Reconciliation Commission April 9

Submitted on Tuesday, 8/4/2015, at 4:09 PM

March 22, 2013

AMHERST, Mass. — Adam Sitze, assistant professor of law, jurisprudence and social thought, will deliver the annual Max and Etta Lazerowitz Lecture on Tuesday, April 9, at 4:30 p.m. in Amherst College’s Alumni House. The talk, titled “Rethinking South Africa’s Truth and Reconciliation Commission,” will be followed by a reception. Both events are free and open to the public.

Oxford Philosopher to Discuss the Ethics of Climate Change at Amherst College April 10

Submitted on Friday, 3/29/2013, at 4:08 PM

March 29, 2013

AMHERST, Mass. — On Wednesday, April 10, at 4:30 p.m. in Pruyne Lecture Hall of Amherst College’s Fayerweather Hall, John Broome, White’s Professor or Moral Philosophy at Oxford University’s Corpus Christi College, will give a lecture titled “The Public and Private Ethics of Climate Change.”

Faculty Vote Backs Open-Access Movement

Submitted on Friday, 3/29/2013, at 12:31 PM

March 29, 2013

In keeping with a global trend toward making information open to all, the faculty at Amherst College voted this month overwhelmingly in favor of a resolution that will effectively offer their forthcoming scholarly articles online for free.