Archive of Past Colloquia

Archive of Past Colloquia

Letter from Copeland Committee Announcing Changes to the Colloquium

June, 2006 Dear Colleagues,

What Experts Think

2007 Interterm Colloquia

Contemporary Issues of American Empire- January 21, 7:30pm

Boston University Professor Andrew Bacevich and Pulitzer Prize finalist Ronald Steel explored the forces shaping American foreign policy and the responses it evoked abroad and at home. Moderated by Cullen Murphy '74, Editor at Large, Vanity Fair.

The Public Discourse of Immigration in the United States- January 23, 7:00pm

Whose Job Is It, Anyway?

2008 Spring Colloquia

Submitted by Stephanie N. Brown

Reducing Global Poverty - April 2-3

Join NYU economics professor and former research economist at the World Bank William Easterly and 2001 Nobel Prize winner, Columbia University economics professor and Amherst alumnus Joseph Stiglitz ‘64 to discuss and debate the importance of and strategies for “Reducing Global Poverty.”

view confirmed schedule here

Colloquia and Seminars

Amherst College hosts a number of special colloquia and seminars that enhance the intellectual life of the college. Some involve invited participants, and many offer programming that is open to the wider college community and the public.

Faculty-Led Seminars | First-Year Seminars | For the College and Wider Community | Courses Taught as General Colloquia

Classicist Victor Davis Hanson To Speak on “The Western Way of War” at Amherst College Oct. 13

October 11, 2006 Director of Media Relations413/542-8417 AMHERST, Mass.—Classicist and military historian Victor Davis Hanson will give a talk titled “The Western Way of War” at 4 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 13, in the Cole Assembly Room in Converse Hall at Amherst College. The third lecture in the series sponsored by the Colloquium on the American Founding at Amherst, Hanson’s talk is free and open to the public.

Commentary Editor Gabriel Schoenfeld To Speak on “Should The New York Times Be Prosecuted under the Espionage Statutes?” at Amhe

October 20, 2006 Director of Media Relations413/542-8417 AMHERST, Mass.—Political essayist Gabriel Schoenfeld will give a talk titled “Should The New York Times Be Prosecuted under the Espionage Statutes?” at 4 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 24, in the Paino Lecture Hall in the Earth Sciences Building at Amherst College. The fourth lecture in the series sponsored by the Colloquium on the American Founding at Amherst, Schoenfeld’s talk is free and open to the public.