Niko Kolodny To Speak on "Why Be Rational?" at Amherst College Nov. 3

October 13, 2005 Director of Media Relations 413/542-8417 AMHERST, Mass.—Niko Kolodny, assistant professor of philosophy at the University of California at Berkeley, will lecture on the question "Why Be Rational?" at 4:30 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 3, in Pruyne Lecture Hall (Fayerweather 115) at Amherst College. Organized by the Amherst College Department of Philosophy and funded by the Forry and Micken Fund in Philosophy and Science, Kolodny's talk is free and open to the public.

Scholar of Slave Literature Joan Dayan To Speak at Amherst College Nov. 30

November 16, 2005 Director of Media Relations 413/542-8417 AMHERST, Mass.—Colin (Joan) Dayan, Warren Penn Professor in the Humanities at Vanderbilt University, will lecture on “Legal Terror” at 4:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 30, in the Pruyne Lecture Hall (Fayerweather 115) at Amherst College. Sponsored by the Office of the President, this talk is free and open to the public.

Art Historian Jean Sorabella To Speak on “The Barberini Faun” at Amherst College Dec. 5

November 22, 2005 Director of Media Relations 413/542-8417 AMHERST, Mass.—Jean Sorabella, professor of art and art history at Adelphi University, will give a lecture titled “The Barberini Faun and Hellenistic Royal Fantasy” at 4:30 p.m. on Monday, Dec. 5, in Pruyne Lecture Hall (Fayerweather 115) at Amherst College. Sponsored by the classics department at Amherst College, this talk and a reception to follow are free and open to the public.