Francis Bok, "21st Century: Living Proof," February 23, 2006

Francis Bok
Francis Bok
(Photo by Charlie Quigg '09)
On Thursday, Feb.

Robert Jay Lifton, "Americans as Survivors—Vietnam and Iraq": Lecture and Panel Discussion, November 9 and 10, 2004

Robert Jay Lifton spoke on "Americans as Survivors—Vietnam and Iraq" on Nov. 9, 2004. The following day, Anthony W. Marx, Amherst College president, and Gerald Fink '62, founding member of the Whitehead Institute and American Cancer Society Professor of Genetics at MIT, joined Lifton for a discussion of national security and academic freedom.

William Kristol and Joseph S. Nye, "America in the World: Hard vs. Soft Power," October 27, 2004

William Kristol, editor of The Weekly Standard, and Joseph S. Nye of the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University spoke on "America in the World: Hard vs. Soft Power," in a free public lecture on Wednesday, Oct. 27 at 8 p.m. in the Cole Assembly Room at Converse Hall at Amherst College. The Victor S. Johnson Lecture Fund and the Office of the President at Amherst sponsored this lecture, which was moderated by Amherst College President Anthony W. Marx.

Lani Guinier, "Gender and Power," March 2, 2002

Harvard University law professor Lani Guinier spoke on "Rethinking Gender and Power: Building Diverse Learning Communities," on Saturday, March 2, 2002, at Amherst College. Her talk was part of a series of events at Amherst commemorating the 1976 arrival of the first women students at the college.

Nobel Laureate Joseph E. Stiglitz To Speak Feb. 28 and March 1 at Amherst College

Ezekiel J. Emanuel ’79 To Speak on “Ethics of International Research” at Amherst College Feb. 22

February 15, 2002 Director of Media Relations 413/542-8417 AMHERST, Mass.—Dr. Ezekiel J. Emanuel, Amherst College Class of 1979, a physician and leading medical ethicist, will talk about the “Ethics of International Research” on Friday, Feb. 22, at 4 p.m. in Stirn Auditorium at Amherst College. Emanuel’s talk, the annual Everett H. Pryde Lecture, will be free and open to the public. Refreshments will be served before the talk.

John Dominic Crossan To Speak on Historical Jesus at Amherst College Feb. 21

January 31, 2002 Director of Media Relations 413/542-8417 AMHERST, Mass.—The distinguished New Testament scholar John Dominic Crossan, professor emeritus at DePaul University, will present a lecture titled “Method and Meaning in Historical Jesus Research,” on Thursday, Feb. 21, at 4:30 p.m. in Cole Assembly Room in Converse Hall at Amherst College. Crossan is the first lecturer in the college’s spring lecture series, “Rethinking Jesus: His Intellectual, Spiritual and Material World.”

Bruce Davidson Photos of Isaac Bashevis Singer at Mead Art Museum Sept. 7 through Oct. 24

September 1, 2004Director of Media Relations 413/542-8417

Ruth W. Messinger To Speak at Amherst College March 31

March 9, 2004Director of Media Relations 413/542-8417

Amherst College President Anthony Marx To Deliver Keynote Address at Slavery Symposium Feb. 16