Archaeologist Simon James To Speak at Amherst College April 10

March 28, 2006 Director of Media Relations 413/542-8417 AMHERST, Mass.—Simon James, a reader in archaeology at the University of Leicester, will deliver a lecture titled “Desert Fortress: Life and Violent Death in Roman Dura-Europos, Syria” at 4:30 p.m. on Monday, April 10, in the Pruyne Lecture Hall (Fayerweather 115) at Amherst College. Sponsored by the Archaeological Institute of America and the Samuel H. Kress Foundation, his talk is free and open to the public.

Artist Brett Cook To Speak at Amherst College May 1

April 18, 2006 Director of Media Relations 413/542-8417 AMHERST, Mass.—Brett Cook, an artist whose work defies easy characterization, will speak about his work at 4:30 p.m. on Monday, May 1, in the Pruyne Lecture Hall at Amherst College. Sponsored by the Department of Fine Arts, the Eastman Fund and the dean of the faculty at Amherst College, Cook-Dizney’s talk is free and open to the public.