Copyright Law

All employees of the College are expected to respect the copyright associated with intellectual property which, except under specified circumstances, prohibits the duplication, public display, or performance of such property without permission of the owner of that copyright. Intellectual property includes visual images, software, and other creative expressions, whether fixed electronically or in "hard copy." The copyright law is a particularly important part of the legal framework governing an academic community.

University of Chicago Professor to Deliver Amherst College’s Hugh Hawkins Lecture Sept. 24

August 27, 2009                            
AMHERST, Mass.—Dipesh Chakrabarty, Lawrence A. Kimpton Distinguished Service Professor of History, South Asian Languages and Civilizations and the College at the University of Chicago, will deliver Amherst College’s annual Hugh Hawkins lecture, titled “Between Globalization and Global Warming: The Long and the Short of Human History,” on Thursday, Sept. 24, at 4:30 p.m. in Pruyne Lecture Hall of Amherst College’s Fayerweather Hall.