Masters of Disaster: Studying Catastrophe with Douglas and Sarat
Submitted on Thursday, 3/28/2013, at 10:53 AM
by William Sweet
How are we all going to die? There are so many options, changing from week to week: killer tsunamis, mile-wide meteors, avian flu, earthquakes school shootings, and dirty bombs. If you need a little distraction from this gloom, maybe it’s time to take in a movie. The Poseidon Adventure? Armageddon? The Day After Tomorrow? Melancholia? Something with zombies?
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.
Immigration Politics: What Next After the Election?
The 2010-11 Copeland Program presents Daniel Altschuler ’04, Copeland Fellow; Carleen Basler, professor of American studies and sociology; Javier Corrales, professor of political science; and Ilan Stavans, Lewis-Sebring Professor in Latin American and Latino Culture (Spanish) discussing “Immigration Politics: What Next After the Election?”