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.

Ilan Stavans Looks at Jewish and Latino History and Culture in Two New Works

October 26, 2000Director of Media Relations 413/542-8417 AMHERST, Mass.—Ilan Stavans, professor of Spanish at Amherst College and the editor of Hopscotch: A Cultural Review, has published The Essential Ilan Stavans ($18.95, 331 pp., Routledge, New York and London, 2000) and Latino USA: A Cartoon History ($19.95, 169 pp., Basic Books, New York, 2000).

Journalist James Fahn To Speak about "A Land on Fire" at Amherst College Oct. 16

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"Anonymous" Political Journalist Joe Klein To Speak at Amherst College Oct. 20

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Discussion of "Privilege and Responsibility" at Amherst College Inauguration Oct. 26

Philosopher Richard Moran To Speak on "Being Told and Being Believed" at Amherst College Nov. 20

Amherst English Professor Allen Guttmann is Author of Sports: The First Five Millennia

February 17, 2005Director of Media Relations 413/542-8417 AMHERST, Mass.-Allen Guttmann, the Emily C. Jordan Folger Professor of English and American Studies at Amherst College, is the author of Sports: The First Five Millennia ($34.95, University of Massachusetts Press, Amherst, 2005), a social history of the world's sports from pre-historical times to the present.

Psychologist Daniel Gilbert To Speak on “How to Be a Proper Coward ” at Amherst College April 14

March 31, 2005 Director of Media Relations 413/542-8417 AMHERST, Mass.—Daniel Gilbert, professor of psychology at Harvard University, will speak on “How to Be a Proper Coward” on Thursday, April 14, at 4:30 p.m. in the Pruyne Lecture Hall (Fayerweather 115) at Amherst College. Gilbert's talk, sponsored by the Department of Philosophy at Amherst College and the Forry and Micken Fund in Philosophy and Science, is the third in a series on “Well-Being.” The lecture is free and open to the public.

Writer Catherine Newman To Read at Amherst College April 12

March 17, 2005 Director of Media Relations 413/542-8417 AMHERST, Mass.—Author Catherine Newman will read from her work on Tuesday, April 12, at 8 p.m. at Amherst Books (8 Main St.). Sponsored by the Amherst College Creative Writing Center, the event is free and open to the public. Refreshments will be served.

Amherst College Historian Kevin Sweeney Looks at 1704 Deerfield Raid in New Book

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