Amherst College English Professor Judith Frank is Author of New Novel

January 6, 2005Director of Media Relations 413/542-8417 AMHERST, Mass.-Judith Frank, author and professor of English at Amherst College, is the author of Crybaby Butch ($14.95, 416 pp., Firebrand Books, Ann Arbor, 2002), a new novel that examines, with warmth and wit, the surprising turns that issues of education, gender, class and racial identity can cause in people's lives.

Amherst College English Professor Judith Frank is Finalist for Lambda Literary Award

January 28, 2005Director of Media Relations 413/542-8417 AMHERST, Mass.--- Judith Frank, author and professor of English at Amherst College, has been named a finalist for a Lambda Literary Award for her new novel, Crybaby Butch (2004). The awards will be presented in New York City on Thursday, June 2, at the Center for Lesbian and Gay Studies at the City University of New York.

Ishle Yi Park, the Poet Laureate of Queens, To Perform At Amherst College Feb. 8

February 1, 2005Director of Media Relations413/542-8417 AMHERST, Mass.--Ishle Yi Park, the poet laureate of Queens, will perform a mix of poems, spoken-word raps and songs on Tuesday, Feb. 8, at 8 p.m. in the Frontroom of the Keefe Campus Center at Amherst College. Sponsored by the Amherst College Asian Students Association and the Amherst College English Department, the event is free and open to the public.

Poet Rachel Hadas To Read at Amherst College Feb. 17

January 21, 2005Director of Media Relations 413/542-8417 AMHERST, Mass.-The poet Rachel Hadas will kick off the spring series of the Amherst College Creative Writing Center, with a reading from her work on Thursday, Feb. 17, at 8 p.m. in the Pruyne Lecture Hall (Fayerweather 115) at Amherst College. The event is free and open to the public. Refreshments will be served.

Writer Luis Urrea To Read at Amherst Books Feb. 22

February 2, 2005Director of Media Relations413/542-8417 AMHERST, Mass.--The writer Luis Urrea will read from his work at 8 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 22, at Amherst Books (8 Main St.). Sponsored by the Amherst College Creative Writing Center and the Scott Turow Fund, the event is free and open to the public. Refreshments will be served.

Archaeologist Richard Brilliant To Speak on "The Roman Peace" at Amherst College March 24

Amherst College Professor Lawrence Douglas Addresses International Criminal Court

Amherst College Professor Ilan Stavans To Give Commonwealth Humanities Lecture in Lexington March 31

February 14, 2005Director of Media Relations

Ray A. Moore Looks at Japanese Constitution in New Book

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Poet April Bernard To Read at Amherst College Oct. 2

September 6, 2002 Director of Media Relations 413/542-8417 AMHERST, Mass.- The Amherst College Creative Writing Center will begin its Fall Reading Series with an appearance by poet and novelist April Bernard on Wednesday, Oct. 2, at 8 p.m. in Porter Lounge at Converse Hall.

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