Lost for Words

By Adam Gerchick ’13

“You sound terrible,” my friend Josh advised me, smirking.

“Thass,” I whispered.

“I mean, you sound really, really bad.”

My Life: Allen Guttmann, Emily C. Jordan Folger Professor of English and American Studies

Lazerowitz Lecturer Jeffrey Ferguson To Speak on “Satire in the Bedroom” at Amherst College April 23

April 23, 2002 Director of Media Relations 413/542-8417 AMHERST, Mass.—Jeffrey Brown Ferguson, assistant professor of black studies and American studies at Amherst College, will give the annual Max and Etta Lazerowitz Lecture, on “Satire in the Bedroom: George Schuyler’s Racial Transgressions,” on Tuesday, April 23, at 4:30 p.m. in the Alumni House at Amherst College. The talk, and a reception immediately following, are free and open to the public.

Guttmann To Receive Olympic Award for Sports Studies

November 3, 2000Director of Media Relations413/542-8417 AMHERST, Mass. - Allen Guttmann, the Emily C. Jordan Folger professor of English and American Studies at Amherst College, has been awarded the first annual Sport Science Award of the IOC President, given by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) and the International Council of Sport Studies and the Physical Education (ICSSPE).

Fall 2007/Spring 2008 Course Catalog

The information below is taken from the printed catalog the college produces each year. For more up to date information, including links to course websites, faculty homepages, reserve readings, and more, use the 'courses' or semester specific link to your left.

Amherst College Professor Martha Sandweiss Receives William P. Clements Prize

Amherst College Historian Kevin Sweeney Looks at 1704 Deerfield Raid in New Book

Amherst College Professor Martha Sandweiss Receives Billington Prize

Amherst College Professor Karen Sánchez-Eppler is Author of Book on Childhood in 19th-Century American Culture

February 17, 2006 Director of Media Relations 413/542-8417

Amherst College Professor Martha Sandweiss is Selected for Bellagio Residency

January 24, 2007 Director of Media Relations 413/542-8417 AMHERST, Mass.—Martha Sandweiss, a professor of American studies and history at Amherst College, has been selected by the Rockefeller Foundation as a scholarly resident in the social sciences at its Bellagio Study and Conference Center in Italy. Sandweiss will use the residency to work on her forthcoming book, “Passing Strange: The Secret Life of Clarence King,” about a pioneering 19th-century American geologist and explorer.

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