Classicist Michael Putnam Will Speak at Amherst College

November 16, 2005 Director of Media Relations 413/542-8417 AMHERST, Mass.—Classicist Michael Putnam, a member of the faculty at Brown University, will speak at 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 16, in the Babbott Room of the Octagon at Amherst College. His lecture is open to the public at no charge.

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.

The Empress Josephine: Art and Royal Identity at Mead Art Museum at Amherst College Thursday, Sept. 22 to Sunday, Dec. 18

September 20, 2005 Director of Media Relations 413/542-8417

Prison Activist Lori Pompa To Speak at Amherst College Feb. 6

February 3, 2006 Director of Media Relations 413/542-8417

Nobel Economist Joseph E. Stiglitz To Speak at Amherst College March 2 on Hidden Costs of Iraq War

February 10, 2006 Director of Media Relations 413/542-8417

Classicist Yelena Baraz to Lecture on “Cicero’s Philosophical Politics” at Amherst College March 1

February 13, 2006 Director of Media Relations 413/542-8417

Historian James T. Campbell To Discuss Uncovering a University’s Ties to Slavery March 12

February 23, 2006 Director of Media Relations 413/542-8417

NYU Philosopher J. David Velleman To Inaugurate Amherst Lecture in Philosophy March 9

February 13, 2006 Director of Media Relations 413/542-8417

Emily Dickinson Museum to GoDutch! with Katharine Martinez Lecture March 29

March 6, 2006 Director of Media Relations 413/542-8417

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