Amherst College Professor Andrew Parker To Celebrate His Translation of "The Philosopher and His Poor," May 3

April 29, 2004Director of Media Relations 413/542-8417

“Poetry in the Garden” at the Emily Dickinson Museum July 10, 17, and 24

Emily Dickinson Museum Poetry Discussion Group To Meet Sept. through April

July 27, 2005 Director of Media Relations 413/542-8417 AMHERST, Mass.—The Emily Dickinson Museum has formed a poetry discussion group devoted to the pleasures and challenges of reading Emily Dickinson 's poetry. The group is open to long-time Dickinson readers as well as those who have just been introduced to the poet's work and will meet monthly from September through April.

Poet Mark Rudman To Read at Amherst College March 30

March 3, 2006 Director of Media Relations 413/542-8417

“Stray Dog Cabaret” Poetry at Amherst Center for Russian Culture Feb. 5

Novelist Brian Morton To Read at Amherst College March 12

March 2, 2007Director of Media Relations413/542-8417 AMHERST, Mass.—Novelist Brian Morton will read at 8 p.m. on Monday, March 12, in the Pruyne Lecture Hall (Fayerweather 115) at Amherst College. Sponsored by the Creative Writing Center at Amherst, the reading is free and open to the public. Refreshments will be served.

Bolivian Novelist Juan de Recacoechea and Translator Adrian Althoff ’04 To Read at Amherst College April 9

March 30, 2007Director of Media Relations413/542-8417AMHERST, Mass.—Adrian Althoff, a 2004 graduate of Amherst College, will join Bolivian novelist Juan de Recacoechea for a reading from Althoff’s new English translation of American Visa at 7 p.m. on Monday, April 9, in the Pruyne Lecture Hall (Fayerweather 115) at Amherst College. Sponsored by the Spanish department at Amherst, the reading is free and open to the public.

Ellie Swain Ballard '95

Submitted by Ellie Swain Ballard

The low down...

Work: I am currently the Director of Class and Constituent Programs in the Office of Alumni and Parent Programs here at Amherst. I work with the 25th Reunion class, help to develop programs and initiatives that connect Amherst alumni and students with one another in new ways and oversee our online initiatives.

What I like to do in my free time: Free time? What's that? With 2 kids-see photos page- and a full time job free time is hard to come by!

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