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.

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.”