Hate Crimes Activist Judy Shepard To Speak At Amherst College April 11

March 16, 2003Director of Media Relations413/542-8417AMHERST, Mass.- Judy Shepard, the mother of Matthew Shepard and the co-founder of the Matthew Shepard Foundation, will speak at 8 p.m. on Friday, April 11, in Johnson Chapel at Amherst College, as the keynote speaker at the college's fifth annual Gay Lesbian Bisexual Transgendered Alumni/Student Mentoring Weekend. Her talk will be free and open to the public. A reception will follow.

Lazerowitz Lecturer Catherine A. Ciepiela To Speak on the Poetry of Marina Tsvetaeva and Boris Pasternak at Amherst College Apri

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Ecologist David Abram To Speak at Amherst College May 7

April 30, 2003Director of Media Relations413/542-8417AMHERST, Mass.- Philosopher and ecologist David Abram will speak about "Becoming Animal: Language and the Ecology of Sensory Experience" on Wednesday, May 7, at 7:30 p.m. in Stirn Auditorium at Amherst College. A reception and book signing will take place from 3:30 until 5:30 p.m. at the Hitchcock Center for the Environment at 525 South Pleasant Street in Amherst.