Amherst College to Host Screening, Director’s Discussion of Mexican Film Revolución on April 28

April 25, 2011                                                                   

AMHERST, Mass.—On Thursday, April 28, at 4 p.m. in Stirn Auditorium, Amherst College will host a screening of the new Mexican film Revolución and panel discussion about it with two of the film’s directors, Mariana Chenillo and Amat Escalante, and Amherst faculty members Rick Lopez, associate professor of history, and Javier Corrales, professor of political science.

The Development Game: Experiences with International Development in Fact and Fiction

Roger King, November 10, 2010

Roger King has worked extensively with international development agencies in Africa and Asia, and has written novels about the human experience of these activities. Drawing on his own experience, he looks at the unintended consequences of the international development era, the fictions of official versions, and the role of fiction in discovering truth.