The Copeland Colloquium offers small groupsof scholars, artists and performers the opportunity to explore a common theme in residence at Amherst College in colloquy with each other, Amherst faculty members and Amherst students. Read more about the Copeland Colloquia in the Program Description.


Copeland Theme for 2014-2015 will be “The Future of Translation: A Global Multimedia Conversation”

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?”

Impacts of Climate Change on Invasive Plants in the Western US: Opportunities for Restoration?

Bethany Bradley, Copeland Fellow, Department of Biology, Amherst College
November 2, 2009

Risk, Return on Investment, and Incentives: Why Environmental Conservation Needs High Finance

C. Josh Donlan, Copeland Fellow, Department of Biology, Amherst College
October 26, 2009

Palestinian Poet and Author Suheir Hammad to Hold Reading at Amherst College March 3

Submitted by Emanuel Costache
February 20, 2008 Contact: Caroline Jenkins Hanna Director of Media Relations 413/542-8417

Filmmaker Jean-Marie Teno to Showcase His Work at Amherst College Dec. 3

Submitted by Holly R. Saltrelli
November 30, 2007 Contact: Caroline Jenkins Hanna Director of Media Relations 413/542-8417

Artist Zeina Nasr ’06 To Workshop Her Original Music With Her Audience in a Performance at Amherst College Nov. 5

Submitted by Holly R. Saltrelli
October 18, 2007 Contact: Caroline Jenkins Director of Media Relations

Letter Announcing 2007-2008 Copeland Theme

Submitted by Bette Abrams-Esche
August 2007 Dear Colleagues,

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