Sleep Dealer with filmmaker Alex Rivera

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Set in a near-future, militarized world marked by closed borders, virtual labor and a global digital network that joins minds and experiences, three strangers risk their lives to connect with each other and break the barriers of technology

Archaeologist Richard Brilliant To Speak on "The Roman Peace" at Amherst College March 24

Writer and Activist Marilyn Krysl to Read April 18 at Amherst Books

April 1, 2005 Director of Media Relations 413/542-8417 AMHERST, Mass.—Poet, essayist, short story writer and peace activist Marilyn Krysl will give a reading on Monday, April 18, at 8 p.m. at Amherst Books (8 Main St., Amherst, Mass.) Sponsored by the Eastman Fund and the Language and Literature Fund of the Department of English at Amherst College, this event is free and open to the public.

Amherst College Hosts Keepers of the Word Storytellers April 30

April 13, 2005 Director of Media Relations 413/542-8417 AMHERST, Mass.—Storytellers from across the country will spin their tales at the 13th annual Keepers of the Word Storytelling Festival, a day-long event on Saturday, April 30, in the Keefe Campus Center Frontroom at Amherst College. Performances will be held at 10 a.m., 2 p.m. and 8 p.m.

Harvard University 's J. Allan Hobson To Speak at Amherst College Nov. 3

October 31, 2005 Director of Media Relations 413/542-8417

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.

Classics Scholar Michael Putnam to Lecture at Amherst College Nov. 16

October 17, 2005 Director of Media Relations 413/542-8417 AMHERST, Mass.—Brown University professor Michael Putnam will speak on “Virgil and History” at 4:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 16, in the Babbott Room of the Octagon at Amherst College. Putnam will discuss the relationship between history and epic, in particular the Aeneid. Sponsored by the Department of Classics and the Eastman Fund, this lecture is free and open to the public.

Tenor Peter W. Shea To Offer A Musical Homage to Heinrich Heine At Amherst College March 1

February 23, 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

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